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2017/18 Premier League International Cup fixtures

4 Aug 2017
Porto celebrate winning the PL International Cup

Find out the scheduled matches in six groups consisting of 12 English Under-23 sides and 12 European Academy teams

The 2017/18 Premier League International Cup season will begin with a meeting between two returning clubs, as Tottenham Hotspur host West Ham United on 31 August. 

Liam Manning's West Ham team then face 2015/16 competition winners Villarreal, while defending champions FC Porto visit Reading in their first match of the campaign.

Porto face Arsenal and FC Bayern Munich in Group E, both of whom are making their debuts in the competition. Newcastle United and Legia Warsaw are the other newcomers.  

The International Cup consists of 12 Premier League 2 teams and 12 Under-23 sides from elite Academies across Europe, split into six groups of four.

The six group winners and the two best runners-up qualify for the quarter-finals. All knockout ties are one-off matches. 

See the full 2017/18 Premier League International Cup fixture list below. Fixtures are subject to change. 

2017/18 PL International Cup Groups

Group A: Sparta Praha, Liverpool, Newcastle United, PSV Eindhoven
Group B: Hertha BSC, Legia Warsaw, Leicester City, Sunderland
Group C: Derby County, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, Everton, VfL Wolfsburg
Group D: Athletic Club Bilbao, Celtic FC, Manchester United, Swansea City
Group E: Arsenal, FC Bayern Munich, FC Porto, Reading
Group F: SL Benfica, Tottenham Hotspur, Villarreal CF, West Ham United

2017/18 PL International Cup Fixtures

31 August 2017

Group F
Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United, 7pm, Stevenage FC

6 September 2017

Group F
West Ham United v Villarreal CF, 7pm, Dagenham & Redbridge

20 September 2017

Group F
Villarreal CF v SL Benfica, 7pm, TBC

22 September 2017

Group E
Reading v FC Porto, 7pm, TBC

27 September 2017

Group B
Leicester City v Hertha BSC, 7pm, King Power Stadium

30 September 2017

Group D
Swansea City v Celtic FC, 2pm, Landore Training Ground

10 October 2017

Group B
Sunderland v Hertha BSC, 7pm, TBC

17 October 2017

Group C
Everton v VfL Wolfsburg, 7pm, TBC

24 October 2017

Group A
Newcastle United v Sparta Praha, 7pm, Northumberland FA

25 October 2017

Group D
Athletic Club Bilbao v Celtic FC, 7pm, TBC

1 November 2017

Group C
Derby County v VfL Wolfsburg, 7pm, Pride Park

4 November 2017

Group D
Manchester United v Swansea City, 2pm, Leigh Sports Village

14 November 2017

Group F
Tottenham Hotspur v Villarreal CF, 7pm, Stevenage FC

15 November 2017

Group A
Liverpool v Newcastle United, 7pm, Prenton Park
Group B
Sunderland v Legia Warsaw, 7pm, TBC
Group D
Manchester United v Athletic Club Bilbao, 7pm, Leigh Sports Village

17 November 2017

Group E
Arsenal v FC Porto, 7pm, Boreham Wood FC

28 November 2017

Group A
Liverpool v Sparta Praha, 7pm, Prenton Park

29 November 2017

Group B
Legia Warsaw v Hertha BSC, 7pm, TBC
Group C
GNK Dinamo Zagreb v VfL Wolfsburg, 7pm, TBC

30 November 2017

Group A
PSV Eindhoven v Sparta Praha, 7pm, TBC
Group E
Arsenal v Reading, 7pm, Boreham Wood FC

2 December 2017

Group D
Manchester United v Celtic FC, 2pm, Leigh Sports Village

5 December 2017

Group B
Sunderland v Leicester City, 7pm, TBC
Group C
Derby County v Everton, 7pm, Pride Park
Group E
Arsenal v FC Bayern Munich, 7pm, Boreham Wood FC

8 December 2017

Group E
Reading v FC Bayern Munich, 7pm, Wycombe Wanderers FC

12 December 2017

Group A
Newcastle United v PSV Eindhoven, 7pm, Northumberland FA

14 December 2017

Group B
Leicester City v Legia Warsaw, 7pm, Holmes Park

15 December 2017

Group C
Everton v GNK Dinamo Zagreb, 7pm, TBC

19 December 2017

Group A
Liverpool v PSV Eindhoven, 7pm, Prenton Park
Group C
Derby County v GNK Dinamo Zagreb, 7pm, TBC

20 December 2017

Group D
Swansea City v Athletic Club Bilbao, 7pm, Landore Training Ground

24 January 2018

Group F
Tottenham Hotspur v SL Benfica, 7pm, Stevenage FC

Dates To Be Confirmed

Group E
FC Bayern Munich v FC Porto, Venue TBC
Group F
West Ham United v SL Benfica, Venue TBC

See: Premier League International Cup format explained

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