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Football News Roundup – June 19, 2013

  • Red Devils trip for Coventry
    Coventry will open their League One campaign with a trip to Crawley on August 3.
  • Boro test for Leicester
    Leicester City will kick-off their Championship campaign for 2013/14 with a tough looking trip to Middlesbrough.
  • Derby play host to Blackburn
    Derby will kick off their 2013/14 Championship season by hosting Blackburn at Pride Park on 3 August.
  • Tough start for Aston Villa
    Aston Villa have been given a tough start to the Premier League season with their opening three games against Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea.
  • Birmingham to welcome Watford
    Lee Clark hosts Gianfranco Zola's Hornets on Saturday, August 3 before travelling to Huish Park and promoted Yeovil the following weekend.
  • West Brom host Saints to start
    West Brom will start the 2013/14 Premier League season at home to Southampton on 17 August.
  • Scunthorpe start for Mansfield
    Conference champions Mansfield Town will travel to Scunthorpe United in their first game back in the Football League, while promoted Newport County are at home to Accrington Stanley.
  • Huddersfield opener for Forest
    Promotion hopefuls Nottingham Forest will want to open the 2013/14 campaign in style at home to Huddersfield Town.
  • Forest set to land Lichaj
    Sky Sports understands that Nottingham Forest are on the verge of signing former Aston Villa defender Eric Lichaj.
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