Remember, all dates at this point are subject to change.
have beaten us 5-2 in our last two visits to the Emirates and while
we’ve managed to even the score with victories over the Gunners at the
Lane, Michael insists the squad will be determined to put things right
this time around in N5.
“We know what that game means to
everyone,” said Michael. “The Emirates hasn’t been great for us recently
but that’s history now, hopefully we’ll go there early in the season
and get a positive result.”
As for Palace on the opening weekend, Michael was full of respect for how the Eagles gained promotion back into the top flight.
weren’t in the best of form (they went nine games without a win) but
turned that around with a win just before the play-offs and carried that
momentum into the play-offs,” he added.
“I’m sure they will be looking forward to their first match back in the Premier League after a few years away.
After travelling to newly-promoted Palace on opening weekend of
2013-14, August 17, and then facing Swansea at the Lane on August 24,
we’re scheduled to meet Arsenal at the Emirates on August 31.