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English Premier League to start on Sept 12, finish 19 days before Euros

The agreement on next season's calendar came during a conference call by league clubs on Friday but it remains unclear how the domestic cup competitions can be squeezed into the compressed season

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FILE PHOTO: The final round of 2019-20 season's league is on Sunday, more than two months later than scheduled after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic | Photo: @ManUtd

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The new English Premier League will begin on September 12 and finish on May 23, only 19 days before the start of the rescheduled European Championship in 2021.
The agreement on next season's calendar came during a conference call by league clubs on Friday but it remains unclear how the domestic cup competitions can be squeezed into the compressed season.
The final round of this season's league is on Sunday, more than two months later than scheduled after a 100-day shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
For teams who reach the finals of the European competitions it could be an even tighter turnaround

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 10:21 PM IST

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