The fixture lists for the Premier League and Football League for the 2012-13 season have been announced this morning.
In the Premier League, champions Manchester City begin their defence on Saturday 18 August with a game against newly-promoted Southampton, whilst city rivals Manchester United make the short trip to Merseyside to face Everton at Goodison Park.
Champions League winners Chelsea have a trip to play Wigan Athletic in their opener, whilst Arsenal will host Sunderland at the Emirates in their opener.
Other newly-promoted sides Reading and West Ham United begin their Premier League returns with home matches against Stoke City and Aston Villa respectively.
Their replacements in the Championship, Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all given away games on the opening game on 18 August.
Bolton boss Owen Coyle is dealt a Lancashire derby and a return to former club Burnley, with Blackburn on the road to Ipswich and Wolves facing a match with Leeds United at Elland Road.
In League Two, Football League newcomers Fleetwood Town play Torquay United at home whilst York City's return to League football sees them take on Wycombe Wanderers at Bootham Crescent.
Click here for Premier League fixtures (pdf)
Click here for Football League Championship fixtures (pdf)
Click here for Football League One fixtures (pdf)
Click here for Football League Two fixtures (pdf)
Please note that all fixtures are subject to change.
Database Right 2012 The Football Association Premier League Ltd/ The Football League Ltd.