Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 1: Starting Lineups, TV Times and Open Thread

Saturday’s first dose of five Premier League matches played at the traditional time of 3pm GMT kicks off today, with opportunities to see what the 2014/15 editions of the Premier League sides have to offer.

For viewers in the United States, here’s the TV/Internet schedule:

Leicester City vs Everton, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra
West Ham vs Spurs, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra and select movie theaters,
QPR vs Hull, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
Stoke vs Aston Villa, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra
West Brom vs Sunderland, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra

Starting lineups:

Leicester City: Schmeichel, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Knockaert, Drinkwater, King, Mahrez, Ulloa, Nugent

Subs: Hamer, Hammond, Schlupp, Hopper, Taylor-Fletcher, Wasilewski, Wood

Everton: Howard, Baines, Jagielka, McGeady, Lukaku, Naismith, Distin, McCarthy, Barry, Pienaar, Stones

Subs: Robles, Mirallas, Besic, Atsu, Osman, Coleman, Alcaraz


West Ham United: Adrian, O’Brien, Reid, Collins, Cresswell, Nolan, Noble, Kouyate, Downing, Cole, Vaz Te

Subs: Jaaskelainen, Zarate, Demel, Diame, Poyet, Valencia, Burke

Tottenham: Lloris, Rose, Kaboul, Lennon, Adebayor, Lamela, Dier, Naughton, Eriksen, Capoue, Bentaleb

Subs: Friedel, Davies, Dawson, Holtby, Townsend, Kane, Soldado


QPR: Green, Dunne, Ferdinand, Caulker, Simpson, Traore, Mutch, Faurlin, Barton, Remy, Austin

Subs: Hill, Phillips, Onuoha, Henry, Murphy, Hoilett, Zamora

Hull: McGregor, Davies, Chester, Bruce, Elmohamady, Robertson, Huddlestone, Livermore, Snodgrass, Ince, Jelavic

Subs: Harper, McShane, Figueroa, Meyler, Quinn, Brady, Aluko.


Stoke: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross (c), Wilson, Pieters; Whelan, Nzonzi; Bojan, Ireland, Arnautovic; Diouf

Subs: Sorensen, Huth, Muniesa, Adam, Walters, Sidwell, Crouch

Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Vlaar, Senderos, Cissokho, Westwood, Delph, Richardson, N’Zogbia, Weimann, Agbonlahor

Subs: Given, Baker, Clark, Bacuna, El Ahmadi, Bent, Grealish


WBA: Foster, Wisdom, Dawson, Olsson, Pocognoli, Mulumbu, Gardner, Dorrans, Berahino, Brunt, Anichebe

Subs: Myhill, Ideye, Davidson, O’Neil, Sessegnon, Yacob, Baird

Sunderland: Mannone, Roberge, van Aanholt, Brown, O’Shea, Cattermole, Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson, Wickham, Fletcher

Subs: Pantilimon, Bridcutt, Gomez, Altidore, Mavrias, Graham, Buckley


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