June 15, 2017 10:35 GMT by dailymail.co.uk

Spurs looking for revenge over Newcastle United: Dier

Spurs looking for revenge over Newcastle United: Dier

Spurs, who were second for a majority of 2015-16, were thrashed 5-1 by an already-relegated Newcastle on the final day, much to the joy of local rivals Arsenal, who sneaked above them.

Tottenham Hotspur are looking to avenge their humiliating defeat at Newcastle United on the last day of the 2015-16 Premier League season, says Eric Dier.

The top flight fixtures for next season were revealed on Wednesday, and the two sides meet on the opening day of the 2017-18 campaign.

Tottenham, who were second for a majority of the 2015-16 campaign, were thrashed 5-1 by an already-relegated Newcastle on the final day, much to the joy of local rivals Arsenal, who sneaked above them with a win over Aston Villa.

Spurs are looking to avenge their humiliating defeat at Newcastle United, says Eric Dier

Spurs are looking to avenge their humiliating defeat at Newcastle United, says Eric Dier

'Newcastle have just come up and I'm sure the atmosphere will be fantastic for their first game back in the Premier League,' Dier told the Spurs website.

'We want to start well and make up for what happened there on the last day of the season two years ago.'

After their trip to St James' Park, Tottenham will host champions Chelsea for their first home game at Wembley - being used while White Hart Lane undergoes redevelopment - on August 19.

Tottenham were thrashed 5-1 by relegated Newcastle on the final day of the 2015/16 season

Tottenham were thrashed 5-1 by relegated Newcastle on the final day of the 2015/16 season

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