Premier League clubs agree September 12 for start of 2020-21 season

Premier League clubs agree September 12 for start of 2020-21 season

- Premier League will be resuming on September 12, for the 2020-21 campaign

- The final week 38 matches English topflight division will be holding at the weekend

- Liverpool were officially crowned champions after their 30-year wait for the title

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Premier League teams have chosen September 12 as the date for the start of a new season in the English top-flight division.

A video meeting was held and plans to season begin the new campaign has been scheduled for the second week of September.

The season opener Community Sheild have also been confirmed for August 30, which would be after the first international break since last November.

Premier League clubs agree September 12, for start of 2020-21 season

Premier League clubs agree September 12, for start of 2020-21 season. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Though fixtures the 2020-21 campaign is yet to be released but clubs and fan will get to know the program for the season a month before kick-off.

According to SunSport, the run-up of matches will be made public on August 21, which would be three months before the new term begins.

However, the Championships play-off final will have to be decided before Premier League chiefs fix the normal 32 weekend dates for 380 league matches.

Statisticians will also have to plan around the likelihood of a number of games initially scheduled for the FA Cup fourth and fifth round weekends being moved to midweek dates.

Premier League matches might not hold between the mid-weeks of October and the middle of December due to Champions League group stage matches.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Chelsea were written off for a Premier League top-four finish by some of the best pundits in England at the start of the season.

Frank Lampard invested in young players with a couple of experienced stars and right now, they are on the brink of qualifying for next season's Champions League.

The Blues now need a draw against Wolves to ensure their place among the top four teams in the English topflight division.

Legit.ng had earlier reported that Steven Gerrard has spoken against past England managers for failing to utilize his generation who underachieved.

The Liverpool legend played in six tournaments for the Three Lions including three World Cups and three European championships.

Gerrards's generation boasted of the likes David Beckham, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes.

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