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Arsenal first up for Palace

Crystal Palace open their 2014/15 Premier League campaign with a pair of London derbies.

Tony Pulis' side are due to make the short trip to north London to take on Arsenal on August 16 which is followed a week later with the visit of West Ham United.

Palace then travel to Newcastle on the last weekend in August before welcoming newly-promoted Burnley on September 13 following the international break.

Over the Christmas period Palace entertain Southampton on Boxing Day followed by another London derby on December 28 when they travel to Loftus Road to take on Queens Park Rangers. The new year begins with a trip to Aston Villa.

The season is scheduled to wrap up on May 24 with a home game against Swansea City which follows a tricky end to the season with Palace due to take on Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool in May.

Opening three games:

August 16 - Arsenal (a)August 23 - West Ham United (h)August 30 - Newcastle United (a)