The dates for the 2020/21 Premier League season have been confirmed with the top-flight prepared for a fast turnaround for the brand new marketing campaign.
The 2019/20 season has been 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 finale over the weekend and plans are already in place for the subsequent time period.
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Premier League 2020/21 season dates
The 29th season of the Premier League is about to kick-off on September 12, 2020, it was confirmed at a shareholders’ assembly on July 24.
The marketing campaign was initially scheduled to begin on August eight however was pressured to be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The ultimate day of the brand new season will happen on Might 23, 2021.
It is going to 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 will probably be joined by Leeds United and West Brom following their promotion from the Championship.
The 2020 FA Neighborhood Protect is about to be held at Wembley on Sunday, August 30.
A league assertion learn: “Premier League Shareholders [have] agreed to begin the 2020/21 Premier League season on 12 September 2020. The ultimate match spherical of the marketing campaign will happen on 23 Might 2021.
“The Premier League will proceed to seek the advice of The FA and EFL concerning the scheduling of all home competitions.”
When is the 2020 summer season switch window?
The Premier League have confirmed an settlement on a 10-week summer season switch window which is able to open on July 27.
Topic to the approval of soccer’s world governing physique FIFA, the window will open the day after the 2019/20 season finishes and shut once more on October 5.
The Premier League stated that following session with the English Soccer League, a domestic-only window can even be added from October 5 and shut on October 16.
Transfers between Premier League golf equipment won’t be able to happen throughout this era, however top-flight sides can commerce with EFL golf equipment and mortgage or signal gamers completely.