When does the Premier League start? Opening day fixtures and which are on TV

first_imgWhen does the Premier League start? Opening day fixtures and which are on TV Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 9 Jul 2019 3:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link70Shares Manchester begin the defence of their title on Saturday 10 August (Picture: REUTERS)The Premier League season is right around the corner, with less than five weeks before the action starts all over again in England’s top flight.It has been a packed summer of football since the end of last season, with the Europa and Champions League finals, followed by the Women’s World Cup and Copa America, keeping football fans very busy.But attention is turning back to league action with Premier League fixtures beginning on Friday 9 August and five games being televised across the opening weekend as a whole.The highest profile clash of the opening weekend is the last fixture on the Sunday as Frank Lampard takes charge of Chelsea for the first time in the Premier League, away to Manchester United.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTOpening weekend FixturesFriday 9 August8pm Liverpool v Norwich CitySaturday 10 August12.30pm West Ham United v Manchester City3pm Bournemouth v Sheffield United3pm Burnley v Southampton3pm Crystal Palace v Everton3pm Leicester City v Wolverhampton3pm Watford v Brighton5.30pm Tottenham Hotspur v Aston VillaSunday 11 August2pm Newcastle United v Arsenal4.30pm Manchester United v ChelseaMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityOpening weekend televised fixturesFri 9 Aug – Liverpool v Norwich – Sky SportsSat 10 Aug – West Ham v Man City – BT SportSat 10 Aug – Tottenham v Aston Villa – Sky SportsSun 11 Aug – Newcastle v Arsenal – Sky SportsSun 11 Aug – Man Utd v Chelsea – Sky SportsMORE: Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool’s players they have unfinished business in the Premier LeagueMORE: Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge hints at move for Man City’s Leroy Sanecenter_img Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

Ligbidi retains MTN CEO Invitational Golf award

first_imgKwame Ligbidi replicated his last year fine form to retain the  MTN CEO Invitational Golf  top most prize in this year’s event  at theCelebrity Golf Club, Sakumono on  Saturday.Playing on a single handicap of 2, he shot 35 in front and 34 at the back to amass a 67net score to beat SK Ayornu by two strokes in the men’s A event.Ayornu, on the other hand beat BS Seo on count back in second place, while former Tema Country Club captain Leonard Kwaku Okyere and Kwame Kronzu followed in that order. The men’s Group B event saw Kusum Appiah, 68net shooting 49 in front and 47 at the back to  beat  Hans Uekert  on count back. Achimota’s Joy Arkutu recorded a 73net score to win the ladies A category after  shooting 42 in front  46 at the back to neat AmaMorgan by just a stroke. EH Hong picked the ultimate prize in  the men’s event with a 70net score with Maureen Akuaku following with 72 net.It was Akwasi Poku, who finished as the men’s Longest Drive winner, while Leticia Amponsah-Mensah won the ladies event.Michael Darko picked the men’s closest-to-the-pin prize, while Ama Morgan won the ladies category. The first four winners and those who excelled in various categories received trophies and special souvenirs from the telecommunicationcompany, MTN.MTN CEO, Serame Taukobong pledged his outfit’s continued support for sports and golf in particular in the country saying, “We will continue to rally behind sports in the country because sports promotes health, and every healthy nation is productive one.“Throughout the year, we have created many sporting platforms for our loyal customers and others to interact and exercise as well. We thank all who responded to our call. Next year’s edition will be bigger andbetter.”Club captain Akwasi Poku commended MTN as the biggest supporter of the Club.The 18-hole event, the last sporting event of MTN was preceded by a well-attended golf clinic.Meanwhile, MTN donated a 32,000 Cedis worth Mower to the Club. WATCH PHOTOS:last_img read more