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Aston Villa To Open Ashburton

Aston Villa will be the first team to play Arsenal in a premiership fixture at the Emirates stadium.

The fixtures for the 2006/07 season were announced today which revealled some very tasty dates.

Barring a change of date for television purposes, Arsenal will play their opening league game against Aston Villa on Saturday 19th August. The corresponding fixture last year was a resounding 5-0 thrasing in which Thierry Henry scored 2 blinding goals.

The next fixture of note will be and away day in one of our biggest games of the season, away at Old Trafford in only the 4th league game on the 16th September.

2nd December will see the first ever North London derby at Ashburton Grove as Arsenal attempt to maintain their impressive record against Spurs.

I can't wait for the new season.

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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 22 2006

Time: 6:10PM

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Look's good though don't like the early Manchester United game and the fact after every Champions league group game we have an away match!
gunner-minesh
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22/06/2006 22:15:00

yea i agree, thts a bit harsh init, but aston villa? i no it will b an easy 3 points to kick off the new stadium but i wanted to have a better team thn aston villa
slickrick
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22/06/2006 22:53:00

I could have sworn you were playing Watford :-)
merlin
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23/06/2006 12:25:00

I wonder if you'll settle down quickly in the new stadium. It's quite well documented that teams moving to new stadia don't always start off well.
FEn_100
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23/06/2006 15:08:00

Can't wait! Looking forward to it already.
pitythefool
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23/06/2006 16:52:00

"This is the dawning of a new era" - The Specials
GunnerBlood
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24/06/2006 08:31:00

Villa are as good as anyone, I just can't wait to get in there.
GunnerBlood
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24/06/2006 09:01:00

dnt take it youve got the three points in the bag u where so unpredictable last season any way good luck and hope to get u in the league cup or f.a and come on u mkdons
the rodge
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24/06/2006 13:17:00

rodge m8, we got 3 points trust me
slickrick
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24/06/2006 17:38:00

shud be 3 pts without a problem...i doubt o'leary's men can do anything to change that...
ryder87
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28/06/2006 10:16:00

 

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