UK-based players of EA SPORTS FIFA 19 are battling it out to represent their favourite Premier League club at the ePremier League final in March.
The inaugural ePL competitive gaming tournament is now at the Club playoff stage, with the club's 16 best players on PlayStation 4 and best 16 on Xbox One vying to find one who will advance to the final in London.
Club playoff dates
(Click on the clubs to see which players qualified for the playoffs)
XBox One winner
|11/02/2019||Fulham||Craven Cottage||Diogo Mendes||Jarvis Denham|
|12/02/2019||Brighton & Hove Albion||Amex Stadium||Ryan Caister||Dan Hilliard|
|13/02/2019||AFC Bournemouth||Vitality Stadium||Marc Marley||Craig JC|
|14/02/2019||Southampton||St Mary's||Reece Rusher||Owen Venn|
|15/02/2019||Chelsea||Stamford Bridge||Ryan Pessoa||Jas Singh|
|18/02/2019||Tottenham Hotspur||The Tottenham Experience||Kylem Edwards||Simon Nystedt|
|19/02/2019||West Ham United||London Stadium||Jamie Rigden||Gledis Rustemi|
|20/02/2019||Crystal Palace||Selhurst Park||Michael Faria||Damian Augustyniak|
|21/02/2019||Cardiff City||Cardiff City Stadium||Rhys Griffiths||Luke Mcilwee-Davies|
|22/02/2019||Arsenal||Emirates Stadium||Tassal Rushan||Curtis Poole|
|27/02/2019||Wolverhampton Wanderers||Molineux Stadium|
|01/03/2019||Manchester City||Etihad Campus|
|02/03/2019||Leicester City||King Power Stadium|
|04/03/2019||Manchester United||Old Trafford|
|05/03/2019||Newcastle United||St James' Park|
|06/03/2019||Huddersfield Town||PPG Canalside Training Ground|
The inaugural ePremier League kicked off on 5 January 2019 for UK players of EA SPORTS FIFA 19 aged 16 or over only.
Over the next three months, the players compete to find the ePL champion across three rounds: online qualification, live club playoffs and the eventual live ePL Final.
In online qualification in January, registered players took on each other to find the 16 best players on PlayStation 4 and the best 16 on Xbox One. These 32 players then advanced to the club playoffs.
All 20 Premier League clubs host a live playoff round, giving two EA SPORTS FIFA 19 competitors, one for PlayStation 4 and one for Xbox One, the rights to advance to the ePL Final.
The ePL Final will be held on 28 and 29 March 2019, in London, and broadcast live on Sky Sports and the Premier League's digital channels.
(N.B. This competition is for UK players of EA SPORTS FIFA 19 only.)
UK players were able to register online for the ePL from this date.
UK players are no longer be able to register online after this date.
Players compete against each other on their platforms in a cup format to determine the top 16 club playoff finalists for PlayStation 4 and top 16 for Xbox One.
The top 16 players for PS4 and Xbox One will face each other in a half-day tournament to determine the club representative for each platform.
The final will take place in London over two days and be broadcast live on Sky Sports and Premier League social media channels. Matches will take place over two legs in a group-stage format on both PlayStation and Xbox to determine an overall champion.
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