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Key dates for summer 2023

3 Jun 2023
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All the big events to put in your diary ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League start on 12 August

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An exciting 2022/23 season has come to a close but there is still plenty for fans to be excited about over the summer.

Here are some of the key dates to look out for.

June

The Premier League AGM officially oversees the transition from the 2022/23 season to the 2023/24 campaign.

The three relegated clubs will transfer over their Premier League certificates to the three clubs promoted from the Championship, Burnley, Sheffield United and Luton Town, and the Premier League table is reset.

14 June

The summer 2023 transfer window for Premier League clubs will officially open. It will close at 23:00 BST on 1 September 2023. Some clubs have already announced deals. See: All the deals so far

15 June

All 380 fixtures will be revealed from 09:00 BST on premierleague.com and the Premier League app. See: Fixture release date announced

24 June

The 17th edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup starts on 24 June and could feature Premier League stars such as Michail Antonio of West Ham United, representing Jamaica, and Fulham and United States international Antonee Robinson.

The tournament, held in Canada and USA, features 16 nations divided into four groups of four. The top two finishers in each of the groups advance to the knockout stages, with the final held on 16 July in Inglewood, California.

July

Players are expected to report for duty at their clubs in or around the first week of the month to prepare for the new season.

Millions of Fantasy Premier League managers will be eagerly awaiting the start of the 2023/24 game. A launch date has yet to be confirmed, but is likely to be in July.

12 July

Manchester United’s match against Leeds United is set to be the opening match of the Premier League pre-season friendly programme. See: All pre-season friendlies

20 July

Players from clubs including Manchester City, Chelsea, Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur will hope to emulate England's 2022 UEFA Women's Euro final success when the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Lionesses open their Group D account with a match against Haiti on 22 July.

Both Australia and New Zealand are co-hosting this year’s tournament, marking the first time in Women’s World Cup history that there will be multiple host nations. The final will be held on 20 August in Sydney, Australia. 

22 July

The Premier League’s first pre-season tournament in the USA will start, with six clubs taking part in matches and events in five major East Coast States.

The clubs featuring in the Premier League Summer Series are Aston VillaBrentfordBrighton & Hove Albion, ChelseaFulham and Newcastle United. See: Premier League Summer Series

August

Clubs finish their pre-season schedule, which includes the Community Shield, when champions Manchester City will face Premier League runners-up Arsenal at Wembley.

Attention will then quickly turn to the start of the 2023/24 Premier League season, and you can follow all the build-up via premierleague.com, the official PL app, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok.

12 August

The 2023/24 Premier League season kicks off!

Who will prevent Pep Guardiola’s Man City from winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive Premier League title?

How will Luton Town, the 51st Premier League club, fare alongside promoted duo Burnley and Sheffield United?

Let nine months of drama-filled action commence!

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