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After all the excitement of the opening round of Barclays Premier League fixtures, Sky Sports viewers have three more top games to look forward to next weekend.

Manchester United are in action on the pay-TV platform on Sunday August 24th, as they travel north to face Sunderland (kick-off 4pm on Sky Sports 1) at the Stadium of Light.

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Louis van Gaal's honeymoon period as United boss looks over already, with his side having capitulated at home to Swansea City in their opening league fixture.

Another defeat on Wearside will put the Dutchman under immediate pressure in the United hotseat, which all of a sudden looks like one of the trickier managerial jobs in world football.

Sunderland got their Barclays Premier League campaign underway with a 2-2 draw at West Brom, as Sebastian Larsson scored a late equaliser for the Black Cats.

Incidentally, it was a Larsson goal back in May that rounded off a traumatic season for Manchester United - as Sunderland claimed a shock 1-0 win away at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils will be eager to get their own back this weekend, but van Gaal needs new signings quickly to boost his squad.

Sky Sports viewers have two other games to look forward to at the weekend, starting with Arsenal's trip to Everton for the Saturday (August 23rd) tea-time fixture (kick-off 5:30pm).

The Gunners lead the table after one game, having beaten managerless Crystal Palace 2-1 through an Aaron Ramsey stoppage-time winner.

Everton were held 2-2 at Barclay Premier League newboys Leicester City, who twice came from behind to claim a point on their top-flight return.

Hull City v Stoke City is the third of the weekend's games, live on Sky Sports 1 at 1:30pm on Sunday August 24th.

Steve Bruce's Tigers will be delighted with an opening day win away at QPR, particularly after failing to impress in their pre-season UEFA Europa Cup outings against AS Trencín.

Stoke were edged out in a close game at home to Aston Villa, so will be eager to pick up something in their first televised game of the season.

Sky Sports will show 116 live Barclays Premier League games during the course of the 2014-15 campaign.

Consumers who sign up for Sky Sports are currently entitled to two years' free unlimited broadband if they take out a package with Sky.

Sky is also currently offering three months' half-price for existing customers who add Sky Sports to their bundle.

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