Premier League 2020-21 fixtures have been announced by the FA. Although the exact dates and kick-off times will be confirmed when the television selections are made.
The Premier League fixtures were announced in full this morning with Man Utd, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham and Man City all discovering their fate, as well as newly-promoted Leeds, getting a date for their long-awaited return. And they will be greeted by the Champions in their first game at Anfield.
Teams including new champions Liverpool have already started their pre-season training camps ahead of the new campaign.
Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all set to be granted a later start to the season to recharge the batteries after involvement in the finals tournaments of rearranged European competitions.
|Premier League fixtures opening weekend (exact dates to change)|
|Crystal Palace v Southampton (12 Sep)|
|Fulham v Arsenal (12 Sep)|
|Liverpool v Leeds United (12 Sep)|
|Tottenham Hotspur v Everton (12 Sep)|
|West Bromwich Albion v Leicester City (12 Sep)|
|West Ham United v Newcastle United (12 Sep)|
|Brighton v Chelsea (14 Sep)|
|Sheffield United v Wolves (14 Sep)|
|Burnley v Manchester United (later date)|
|Manchester City v Aston Villa (later date)|
Premier League kicks-off
Championship play-off winners Fulham will host Arsenal, while West Bromwich Albion, the third promoted side, are at home to Leicester City.
The opening round of fixtures will take place on the weekend of 12 September.
However, Manchester City v Aston Villa and Burnley v Manchester United will be rearranged.
Those two games will not be played on the opening weekend to give City and United 30 days since their defeats in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and the semi-finals of the Europa League respectively.
Here are some of our selected derby matches…
- 17th October – Everton v Liverpool
- 5th December – Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal
- 7th November – Manchester City v Liverpool
- 12th December – Manchester United v Manchester City
- 16th January – Wolves v West Brom
- 6th February – Liverpool v Manchester City
- 20th February – Liverpool v Everton
- 6th March – Manchester City v Manchester United
- 13th March – Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur
- 1st May – West Brom v Wolves
Premier League football is back!