Villa will travel south, aiming to improve on last season's goalless draw, with new signing Hassan Kachloul on board and possibly current target Mustafa Hadji. Whether David Ginola arrives as a Villa player remains to be seen.
Following the home opener, the team hits the road with a north west double-header - away to Everton on Wednesday August 22 and a trip to newly-promoted Blackburn on Saturday August 25.
After the busy beginning, there is an international break for the vital Germany-England and Republic of Ireland-Holland World Cup qualifiers before Glenn faces his former club Southampton on Saturday September 8. The Worthington Cup swings into action on Wednesday September 12.
Gus Poyet will then encounter his old Chelsea comrades three days later at the Lane, while Teddy will welcome Manchester United on Saturday September 29. In-between those dates are trips to Sunderland and Liverpool.
Our first meeting with Arsenal falls on Saturday November 17 at home, while the return is on Saturday April 6.
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Aston Villa are our first obstacle as we kick off the new campaign at White Hart Lane on Saturday August 18.