When does the Premier League start?


THE start of the Premier League is always an exciting time for football fans around the world.

Being dubbed as the best league in football, the competition has some of the biggest stars of all time playing in it.

Arsenal are currently top of the Premier League


Arsenal are currently top of the Premier LeagueCredit: Getty

The likes of Kevin De Bruyne, Mohamed Salah, Virgil Van Dijk and Erling Haaland are just a few of the most notable players who compete for the league title with their teams.

And this year is no different, with Manchester City chasing table toppers Arsenal for the title in the 2022/23 season so far.

And we have all the information about the Premier League right here!

When did the Premier League begin?

The competition was founded in 1992 as clubs opted to decide to break away from the Football League and take advantage of television rights.

The inaugural Premier League season began on Saturday, 15 August and 22 clubs were involved, which has now reduced to just 20.

When does the Premier League start after the World Cup?

With the World Cup being played over November and December, the Premier League took a break and will return after the tournament.

Premier League stars will be hoping to return with a trophy for their country before they battle it out with their clubs in the Premier League.

There are a host of Premier League players in action at the World Cup


There are a host of Premier League players in action at the World CupCredit: AP

The league will return to action after Christmas, with games scheduled for Boxing Day.

This gives clubs eight days from the World Cup final to prepare for their festive fixture before normal scheduling returns in England.

When did the 2022/23 Premier League season start?

Due to the scheduling of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Premier League season in 2022/23 began a week earlier than usual.

Arsenal took on Crystal Palace in the first match of the season, played on August 5.

When does the Premier League 2023/24 season start?

The dates for the 2023/24 Premier League season have been released and it returns at the normal time, rather than a week earlier.

It will kick off on August 12, 2023 and finish on May 19, 2024.



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