The Premier League 2022/23 season dates have been confirmed. The season has been adjusted to accommodate the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, which will take place in the middle of the domestic calendar. It will mean a six week break in the middle of the campaign
The Premier League season will start on 6 August 2022. Match round 16 will be the last set of matches played over the weekend of 12-13 November. The of the call-up period for the tournament begins on Monday 14 November.
League matches will resume on Boxing Day. This will be eight days after the FIFA World Cup Final, which takes place on Sunday 18 December 2022. The final match round of the campaign will be played on 28 May 2023, when all games will kick off simultaneously as usual.
Further details on the 2022/23 campaign will follow in due course from the EFL and Football Association. The Premier League also made a statement yesterday on the possibility of the World Cup being held every two years. All 20 clubs have opposed the idea. See more here.