The 2020/21 season bought underway final weekend with the Neighborhood Defend and now the Premier League shall be again in simply two weeks.
The 2019/20 season was like nothing earlier than with the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown extending it by a number of weeks.
The marketing campaign reached it’s dramatic conclusion on the final day earlier than Arsenal beat Chelsea within the FA Cup closing to finish the home season.
The Champions League closing was held on August 23 because the season lastly got here to an finish however the brand new marketing campaign is simply across the nook.
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Premier League 2020/21 season dates
The 29th season of the Premier League is ready to kick-off on September 12, 2020, it was confirmed at a shareholders’ assembly on July 24.
The marketing campaign was initially scheduled to start out on August eight however was compelled to be delayed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The ultimate day of the brand new season will happen on Could 23, 2021.
It will likely be the second marketing campaign to have a mid-season break in February which is able to once more see a gameweek break up throughout two weekends.
Liverpool will go into the season as defending champions and shall be joined by Leeds United, West Brom and Fulham following their promotion from the Championship.
A league assertion learn: “Premier League Shareholders [have] agreed to start out the 2020/21 Premier League season on 12 September 2020. The ultimate match spherical of the marketing campaign will happen on 23 Could 2021.
“The Premier League will proceed to seek the advice of The FA and EFL relating to the scheduling of all home competitions.”
Premier League 2020/21 fixtures
The Premier League confirmed the fixtures for the 2020/21 season on Thursday, August 19. Click on right here for a full rundown of the matches.
The opening day fixtures will see champions Liverpool host newly-promoted Leeds!
- Fulham vs Arsenal (Saturday, September 12 – 12:30pm) – LIVE on talkSPORT
- Crystal Palace vs Southampton (Saturday, September 12 – 3pm) – LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- West Ham United vs Newcastle United (Saturday, September 12 – 3pm)
- Liverpool vs Leeds United (Saturday, September 12 – 5:30pm) – LIVE on talkSPORT
- West Bromwich Albion vs Leicester City (Sunday, September 13 – 2pm)
- Tottenham Hotspur vs Everton (Sunday, September 13 – 4:30pm)
- Brighton and Hove Albion vs Chelsea (Monday, September 14 – 8pm)
- Sheffield United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (Monday, September 14 – 8pm)
What in regards to the Neighborhood Defend?
FA Cup winners Arsenal beat Premier League champions Liverpool within the 2020 Neighborhood Defend on Saturday, August 29.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang opened the scoring at Wembley with a positive aim earlier than Liverpool substitute Takumi Minamino equalised after the break.
The sport went to penalties with Arsenal prevailing 5-Four after Rhian Brewster hit the crossbar together with his spot kick.
The match has been instantly adopted by a world break from September 2 to 10 with England dealing with Iceland and Denmark within the Nations League.
When is the 2020 summer time switch window?
The Premier League have confirmed an settlement on a 10-week summer time switch window which opened on July 27.
The window opened the day after the 2019/20 season finishes and can shut once more on October 5.
The Premier League stated that following session with the English Soccer League, a domestic-only window may also be added from October 5 and shut on October 16.
Transfers between Premier League golf equipment will be unable to happen throughout this era, however top-flight sides can commerce with EFL golf equipment and mortgage or signal gamers completely.