The Premier League is set to restart in June. Here's everything you need to know
Friday 29 October 2021 10:32, UK
The Premier League is set to resume on Wednesday June 17, provided all safety tests are cleared.
Man City vs Arsenal and Aston Villa vs Sheffield United will be the first games to be played - after which, every top-flight club will have played 29 Premier League games this season.
A full round of fixtures will then take place from the weekend starting Friday June 19.
The Premier League have confirmed that all fixtures will be played behind closed doors.
Additionally, two fixtures - Everton vs Liverpool and Man City vs Liverpool - have been identified as being potentially played at neutral venues due to safety concerns.
A full fixture list, complete with TV times, has been released for the opening three rounds of the resumption, from June 17 to July 2.
New staggered kick-off times will be used for the remaining matches.
In the first batch of confirmed fixtures:
Games on a Friday will kick off at 6pm and 8.15pm.
Saturday matches will start either at 12.30pm, 3pm, 5.30pm and 7.45pm.
Sunday matches will kick off at either 12pm, 2pm, 4.15pm and 7pm.
Games on a Monday will kick off at 8pm.
Midweek games on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will kick off at either 6pm or 8.15pm.
The Premier League have provisionally scheduled the season to end on Sunday July 26.
The FA Cup has been provisionally scheduled to return with the quarter-finals on June 27/28, the semi-finals on July 18-19 and the final set to be held on Saturday August 1.
All of the 92 remaining games this season will be broadcast live in the UK by the League's existing broadcast partners: Sky Sports, BT Sport, BBC Sport and Amazon Prime.
Sky Sports will show 64 live Premier League games when the season resumes.
In addition to the 39 matches already scheduled to be broadcast exclusively live on Sky Sports before the coronavirus interruption, 25 more matches will be available on both Sky Sports Premier League and Sky's free-to-air Pick channel.
In the batch of fixtures published for June 17 to July 2, 22 matches have been confirmed as being broadcast on Sky Sports:
Wed June 17: Aston Villa vs Sheff Utd - 6pm, Sky Sports
Wed June 17: Man City vs Arsenal - 8.15pm, Sky Sports
Fri June 19: Norwich vs Southampton - 6pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Fri June 19: Tottenham vs Man Utd - 8.15pm , Sky Sports
Sat June 20: West Ham vs Wolves - 5.30pm, Sky Sports
Sun June 21: Newcastle vs Sheff Utd - 2pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Sun June 21: Aston Villa vs. Chelsea - 4.15pm, Sky Sports
Sun June 21: Everton vs Liverpool - 7pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Mon June 22: Man City vs Burnley - 8pm, Sky Sports
Tue June 23: Leicester vs Brighton - 6pm, Sky Sports
Tue June 23: Tottenham vs West Ham - 8.15pm, Sky Sports
Wed June 24: Man Utd vs Sheff Utd - 6pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Wed June 24: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - 8.15pm, Sky Sports
Thu June 25: Southampton vs Arsenal - 6pm, Sky Sports
Thu June 25: Burnley vs Watford - 6pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Sun June 28: Watford vs Southampton - 4.30pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Tue June 30: Brighton vs Man Utd, 8.15pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Wed July 1: Everton vs Leicester - 6pm, Sky Sports
Wed July 1: Bournemouth vs Newcastle - 6pm, Sky Sports, Sky Pick
Wed July 1: West Ham vs Chelsea, 8.15pm, Sky Sports
Thu July 2: Sheff Utd vs Tottenham - 6pm, Sky Sports
Thu July 2: Man City vs Liverpool - 8.15pm, Sky Sports
Free-to-watch highlights of every remaining Premier League game this season will be available from shortly after the full-time whistle on the Sky Sports website, Sky Sports App and Sky Sports Football YouTube channel.