As the Premier League prepares for the highly anticipated 2023/2024 season, football fans around the world are awaiting the return of one of the most prestigious leagues in the sport.
Following the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the FIFA World Cup 2022, the upcoming season promises a return to normalcy and an action-packed campaign.
Let’s delve into the details of the new Premier League season, including its start date, thrilling first fixtures, and the complete schedule.
When Does the Premier League Season 23/24 Start?
The Premier League 2023/2024 season is set to kick off on Friday, 11 August 2023, marking a return to the traditional start date after recent disruptions. Football enthusiasts can once again look forward to ten months of exhilarating matches, culminating in the final match round on Sunday, 19 May 2024.
This will be the 32nd season of the EPL, and the 125th season of top-flight English football overall. The fixtures were announced this week, on Thursday 15 June 2023.
Which Clubs Will Compete in EPL Season 23/24?
The unfortunate fate of relegation befell Southampton, Leicester, and Leeds. These teams faced a challenging season and fell short in their battle to maintain their Premier League status.
The disappointment of relegation will undoubtedly serve as motivation for these clubs to regroup, rebuild, and strive for a swift return to the top flight in the future.
Replacing them in the Premier League for the 2023/2024 season are Burnley, Sheffield United, and Luton Town.
These newly-promoted teams have earned their place in the big time through their impressive performances in the lower divisions. Burnley, Sheffield United, and Luton Town will now face the ultimate test of their mettle as they compete against the best clubs in English football.
To see the list of all clubs for the season 2023/2024, visit the official Premier League website.
The First Round of Fixtures
The reigning champions, Manchester City, will commence their title defense with an intriguing clash against newly-promoted Burnley. The match is scheduled for Friday, 11 August 2023
Among the other captivating fixtures in the opening round, we have Arsenal facing Nottingham Forest in an early kick-off. Followed by Brighton against newly promoted Luton,
In the following table, you can see the upcoming fixtures of the EPL first match week. The time shown is GMT +2 or Central European Time.
|Friday 11 August||21:00||Burnley vs Manchester City|
|Saturday 12 August||13:30||Arsenal vs Nottingham|
|Saturday 12 August||16:00||Bournemouth vs West Ham|
|Saturday 12 August||16:00||Brighton vs Luton|
|Saturday 12 August||16:00||Everton vs Fulham|
|Saturday 12 August||16:00||Sheffield vs Crystal Palace|
|Saturday 12 August||18:30||Newcastle United vs Aston Villa|
|Sunday 13 August||15:00||Brentford vs Tottenham Spurs|
|Sunday 13 August||17:30||Chelsea vs Liverpool|
|Monday 14 August||21:00||Manchester United vs Wolverhampton|
As the Premier League gears up for the 2023/2024 season, anticipation and excitement fill the air.
With a return to normalcy following the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent disruptions caused by the FIFA World Cup, football enthusiasts can look forward to a season packed with thrilling encounters, unexpected twists, and fierce competition.
We can’t wait to predict more winning bets. So, get ready and join us for another unforgettable chapter in English football’s rich history!