Yesterday morning it was confirmed that Brentford will play Arsenal at home on the first day of the 2021/22 Premier League season. The match will be played on the weekend of Saturday 14 August and the precise details will be confirmed once the TV selections have been made. The Bees first away match will be at Crystal Palace the following weekend. A full list of Premier League fixtures can be seen here, we have also picked out the London derby dates here and some other big games here.

After the fixtures were released, Chairman Cliff Crown spoke to TalkSPORT. He reflected on promotion and looked ahead to the upcoming season. See more below.