The Premier League has revealed the 2020/21 season will start on September 12 and run until May 23, 2021.
According to reports coming out of the UK, the EFL has also confirmed the Championship, League One and League Two seasons will commence on the same weekend, with their regular seasons ending on the weekend of May 8, 2021. The play-off finals will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May.
A statement from the Premier League read: “Premier League shareholders today agreed to start the 2020-21 Premier League season on September 12, 2020.
“The final match round of the campaign will take place on May 23, 2021. The Premier League will continue to consult the FA and EFL regarding the scheduling of all domestic competitions.”
The announcement confirms an already hectic and condensed fixture list due to the coronavirus pandemic disrupting the current 2019/20 campaign with a 100-day suspension.
The Premier League season concludes on Sunday, before the FA Cup final takes place on Saturday, August 1 and the Championship Play-Offs end the domestic season with the Wembley showpiece final on Tuesday, August 4.