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Last Updated: Thursday, 17 August 2006, 13:43 GMT 14:43 UK
Lawro's predictions
Mark Lawrenson
By Mark Lawrenson
BBC Sport football expert

The Premier League season gets under way on Saturday.

I will be giving my weekly predictions every week, starting from next Thursday.

But for this first week, I am giving my tip as to how I think each club will fare over the course of the whole campaign.

ARSENAL

Last year's position: 4th
Arsenal

Lawro's verdict:

ASTON VILLA

Last year's position: 11th
Aston Villa

Lawro's verdict:

BIRMINGHAM

Last year's position: Championship runners-up
Birmingham

Lawro's verdict:

BLACKBURN ROVERS

Last year's position: 10th
Blackburn Rovers

Lawro's verdict:

BOLTON WANDERERS

Last year's position: 7th
Bolton Wanderers

Lawro's verdict:

CHELSEA

Last year's position: Runners-up
Charlton Athletic

Lawro's verdict:

DERBY COUNTY

Last year's position: Championship play-off winners
Chelsea

Lawro's verdict:

EVERTON

Last year's position: 6th
Derby

Lawro's verdict:

FULHAM

Last year's position: 16th
Everton

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LIVERPOOL

Last year's position: 3rd
Fulham

Lawro's verdict:

MANCHESTER CITY

Last year's position: 14th
Liverpool

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MANCHESTER UNITED

Last year's position:Champions
Manchester City

Lawro's verdict:

MIDDLESBROUGH

Last year's position: 12th
Manchester United

Lawro's verdict:

NEWCASTLE UNITED

Last year's position: 13th
Middlesbrough

Lawro's verdict:

PORTSMOUTH

Last year's position: 9th
Newcastle United

Lawro's verdict:

READING

Last year's position: 8th
Portsmouth

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SUNDERLAND

Last year's position: Championship champions
Reading

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TOTTENHAM

Last year's position: 5th
Sunderland

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WEST HAM

Last year's position: 15th
Tottenham Hotspur

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WIGAN

Last year's position: 17th
West Ham United

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