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2017/18 EPL Schedule Released, and other notes

For those geeky enough to care, the EPL schedule for next season has been released. The 2017/2018 EPL season will begin on August 12th 2017 and end on May 13th 2018. 

It must be interesting to make the actual game-by-game schedule, however, because all of that has to wait until they know which teams are going down and which are coming up, something that can take until the very last week of the season.

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Liverpool's 0-1 loss to Hull on Saturday a.) means they're permanently out of title contention and b.) makes this a really awful year so far for the Scousers and Jurgen Klopp, having one only one (1) game so far this season, an FA cup match against Plymouth Argyle FC (which was a replay, btw).

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Chelsea got sweet revenge against Arsenal, putting the Gunners down 3-1 in payback for the 3-0 drubbing Arsenal gave the Blues back in September, right before Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte made the much heralded switch to the 3-4-3 formation that put the team in it's stride and has helped them romp to what is now a nine point lead vs. the next closest contender, Tottenham.


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