Premier League Start Date Announced

Last updated : 31 August 2020 By .

With a shortened summer break this year, the Premier League have announced that the 2020/21 season will commence on Saturday 12th September 2020.

Following yesterday's final round of fixtures, 19 of the 20 teams have now been confirmed, with Sky Bet Championship winners Leeds United joined by West Brom in taking the place of the relegated Norwich, Bournemouth and Watford. 

Marcelo Bielsa's side return to the top flight for the first time in 16 years, having finished the season 10 points clear of second-placed Albion, whilst Swansea, Brentford, Cardiff and Fulham battle it out for the final spot in the Play-offs.

The final match round of the campaign will take place on 23 May 2021. 

The Premier League will continue to consult The FA and EFL regarding the scheduling of all domestic competitions.