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The Club has set up a new email service with the intention of notifying supporters and local residents about such information as soon as possible. The content of the service will exclusively concern fixture notification and the subscription procedure could not be simpler. To register, please send a blank email to email@example.com and you will immediately be added to the 'fixtures emailing list'.
For the most up-to-date schedule of fixtures for season 2012/13 click here.
During season 2012/13, the Arsenal first team will compete in four competitions:
Barclays Premier League (August - May)
Arsenal will play 38 matches in the Barclays Premier League with 19 of these played at Arsenal's home, Emirates Stadium. This season the opposition teams will be as follows:
- Aston Villa
- Manchester City
- Manchester United
- Newcastle United
- Norwich City
- Queens Park Rangers
- Stoke City
- Swansea City
- Tottenham Hotspur
- West Bromwich Albion
- West Ham United
- Wigan Athletic
FA Cup (January - May)
All Premier League and Championship Clubs join the FA Cup competition in the third round. There are four potential home fixtures within this competition however this will be determined by the draw. After each round a draw takes place and the first Club drawn for each game hosts the match at their home ground. The semi-finals and final competition will be played at neutral venues.
Capital One Cup (October - February)
The majority of Premier League and Championship Clubs join the Capital One Cup competition in the third round. There are four potential home fixtures (including the semi-finals) within this competition, however this will be determined by the draw. After each round a draw takes place and the first Club pulled out for each game hosts the match at their home ground, including the semi-finals where a home and an away leg are combined to form an aggregate score. The final is hosted at a neutral venue.
UEFA Champions League (July - May)
Arsenal will commence competition in the UEFA Champions League for season 2012/13, during which there will be three home and three away fixtures. The number of home fixtures beyond the group stage will depend on which stage of the competition Arsenal progress to. The competition consists of three qualifying rounds, the group stage, and four knockout rounds.
UEFA Champions League Qualifying rounds (July - August)
In the qualifying rounds clubs from across Europe who have finished in a qualifying position play two matches against each other, home and away. The Club scoring the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for the next stage. Qualifying consists of four rounds: three qualifying ties and a play-off to decide the qualifiers for the group stage. Losing teams from each of the third qualifying round ties qualify for the UEFA Europa League play-offs. Losing teams from each of the play-off ties automatically qualify for the UEFA Europa League group stage.
UEFA Champions League group stage (September - December) - 3 home fixtures
32 clubs compete in this stage of the competition. They are divided into eight groups of four teams, playing each other home and away. The top two teams in each group advance to the first knockout round and the third-place finishers enter the UEFA Cup Round of 32. The four best third-ranked teams will be seeded for the Round of 32 with the group winners of the UEFA Europa League group stage.
UEFA Champions League knockout rounds (February - May) - 3 potential home fixtures
From the last 16 up to and including the semi-finals clubs play two matches each, home and away, with the same rules as the qualifying rounds. The knockout stages consist of a Round of 16, quarter finals, semi-finals and then the final. The final is hosted at a neutral venue.
You will be advised of all fixture announcements following the relevant draws by email, information will also be provided on www.arsenal.com. Fixtures are subject to change throughout the season.Copyright 2013 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 23 Nov 2010