When will the Premier League 2021-22 season start & finish? In here are the details about next season’s competition, including when the fixtures are released and more.
Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions in 2020-21 with three games to spare and their rivals are already plotting their overthrow next season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United will have plans for glory, while the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool will be desperate to set things straight in 2021-22.
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When will Premier League 2021-22 start?
The Premier League 2021-22 season will start on Saturday August 14, 2021.
It will kick off roughly a month after the conclusion of Euro 2020, with the tournament final taking place on July 11, meaning some players will have a very short break before getting back into pre-season mode.
Ordinarily, footballers have around two months of an off-season before returning for pre-season training a month before the season is due to commence.
Scheduling has returned to normal following the disruption to the 2020-21 season caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which saw the campaign start date moved back a month to September 2020.
When will the 2021-22 season finish?
The 2021-22 Premier League season will conclude on Sunday May 22, 2022. All fixtures on that date will kick off simultaneously.
Which teams are involved?
A total of 20 teams will compete in the 2021-22 Premier League season, with three promoted teams replacing the three that were relegated in 2020-21.
Norwich City and Watford will compete in the 2021-22 Premier League having secured automatic promotion from the Championship. They will be joined by Brentford, the winner of the Championship play-offs.
|Aston Villa||Villa Park||11th|
|Brentford||Brentford Community Stadium||Championship play-off winner|
|Crystal Palace||Selhurst Park||14th|
|Leeds United||Elland Road||9th|
|Leicester City||King Power Stadium||5th|
|Manchester City||Etihad Stadium||1st|
|Manchester United||Old Trafford||2nd|
|Newcastle United||St James’ Park||12th|
|Norwich City||Carrow Road||1st Championship|
|Southampton||St Mary’s Stadium||15th|
|Tottenham||Tottenham Hotspur Stadium||7th|
|Watford||Vicarage Road||2nd Championship|
|West Ham||London Stadium||6th|
Sheffield United, West Brom and Fulham were relegated from the division and will not take part in 2021-22. They will instead be competing in the Championship in 2021-22.
The likes of Brighton, Newcastle United and Burnley will once again play in the Premier League next season, having managed to avoid the drop.
When will the 2021-22 fixtures be released?
The 2021/22 Premier League full fixtures will be announced on Wednesday 16 June 2021, 09:00 BST & WAT.
There will be 38 matchdays and a total of 380 fixtures will be confirmed on fixture release day, though they will be subject to change based on TV schedules and so forth.
Mayortunes Sports will have details, including opening day, big derby matches and other things in between.