Friday, September 29, 2023

When does the 2023/24 Premier League season start? New top-flight campaign set to get underway as opening weekend beckons

The new Premier League season is now set to get underway as top-flight action returns next weekend. Manchester City claimed their third straight title last term after coming out on top in their battle with Arsenal. Man City won their third straight Premier League title. Meanwhile, at the other end of the table Southampton, Leicester, and Leeds were relegated with Burnley, Sheffield United, and Luton Town taking their place in the big time. All teams are now close to completing an important pre-season and the 2023/24 campaign is set to get underway.

When does the 2023/24 Premier League season start? The 2023/24 Premier League season will begin on Friday, August 11. City will begin their bid for a record fourth consecutive title away to Vincent Kompany’s Burnley on the opening day – live on talkSPORT. talkSPORT will also have live commentary of Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest and Manchester United vs Wolves across the opening weekend. To tune in to talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 through the website, click HERE for the live stream. You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, on DAB digital radio, through your smart speaker and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

Opening weekend fixtures:
– Friday, August 11
– Burnley vs Manchester City – 8pm – live on talkSPORT
– Saturday, August 12
– Arsenal vs Nottingham Forest – 12:30pm – live on talkSPORT
– Bournemouth vs West Ham – 3pm
– Brighton vs Luton – 3pm
– Everton vs Fulham – 3pm
– Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace – 3pm
– Newcastle vs Aston Villa – 5:30pm
– Sunday, August 13
– Brentford vs Tottenham – 2pm
– Chelsea vs Liverpool – 4:30pm
– Manchester United vs Wolves – 8pm – live on talkSPORT

Luton beat Coventry in the Championship play-off final to reach the Premier League. This start is one week later than the 2022/23 season, with the schedule returning to normal following the World Cup’s disruption last campaign. However, a winter break for players will return between January 12 and 20 after a busy Christmas period. During that period, the Premier League has committed to help out clubs and players with the usual fixture congestion by having no two rounds of fixtures taking place within 48 hours of each other. The final round of fixtures will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2024. All games will kick off at the same time, just as this season’s final day games took place.

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The eagerly awaited 2023/24 Premier League season is set to begin with the opening weekend beginning on Saturday 13th August.

The new campaign could see teams playing as many as three games in the space of eight days.

The curtain-raiser, which will almost certainly be a blockbuster clash between two of the contenders for the Premier League title, will kick off at 3pm BST (10am US EDT), giving supporters plenty of time to get in their seats before the match begins.

The first weekend of action will include four other fixtures, with teams hoping to get off to a flying start as the battle for the title begins.

The remainder of the opening six rounds will be played across August and September, with a week off for international duty in October before returning to action in mid-November.

The final round of fixtures will take place on the weekend of May 14-16, with the FA Cup Final scheduled for May 28.

The FA Cup Final will be followed by the UEFA Champions League Final on June 16 before the UEFA European Championship begins on June 24 in France.

The UEFA Super Cup Final will be held in Glasgow on August 26, completing the 2023/24 season.

The new campaign will give fans plenty of excitement from start to finish, as teams battle for the right to be crowned champions and try to avoid the threat of relegation.

For the 2023/24 season, the stakes have never been higher and the drama has never been more intense.

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