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Dates And Fixtures For Premier League Return Have Been Revealed

Dates And Fixtures For Premier League Return Have Been Revealed

WE ARE BACK!

One of the toughest parts of lockdown has been the lack of live sport. There's nothing that can quite fill the void of having live action beamed onto your screen.

While the Bundesliga has filled a part of that void in recent times, it does not have that much traction in this part of the world. We need the Premier League back.

After a few weeks without any concrete dates, it looks like our prayers have been answered.

The Telegraph have reported that the Premier League is set to return on Wednesday June 17th, with the first two fixtures also revealed.

Aston Villa will host Sheffield United, while Manchester City will take on Arsenal. Those two fixtures will bring every team in the league to the same amount of games played, with both called off due to the League Cup final earlier this year.

One would assume that this means the rest of the teams will return to action that weekend, possibly with a game on Friday the 19 of June, but definitely on on June 20th at the latest.

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Further details on what fixtures could take place have not yet been revealed, although it would seem logical that they would play the games that were next up on the schedule before the season was postponed.

We could also see some midweek sets of games, with the Premier League having set a deadline for when they aim to have the season complete. That lies on the weekend of August 1st and 2nd, with the FA Cup final likely to take place the following weekend.

While Liverpool have the title all but wrapped up, there is still plenty to be decided. The race for the Champions League is a fierce one, with the likes of Wolves and Sheffield United hoping to beat Spurs, Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United to the European places.

At the bottom of the league, it looks as though up to eight teams could be involved in the relegation scrap.

We just can't wait for it all to get started...

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Gary Connaughton

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