When Does the Premier League Return After the 2022 World Cup?

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Manchester United's Marcus Rashford during the Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Manchester United at Craven Cottage in London, England, Sunday November 13th, 2022.
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Laura Paterson @ Dec 20, 2022, 10:33 AM
  • The Premier League took a six-week break for the World Cup.
  • The EPL resumes on December 26 for Boxing Day fixtures.
  • The break also had an impact on other major European competitions.

The FIFA World Cup wrapped up on Sunday, December 18, with Argentina taking the title. So now it’s time for soccer betting fans to turn their attention back to the Premier League odds.

The Premier League took a six-week break to accommodate the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. So, when can you expect to see your favorite Premier League clubs back in action? And how has the World Cup impacted the other major European soccer competitions?

When Does the Premier League Return After the 2022 World Cup?

The Premier League returns on December 26 for the traditional EPL Boxing Day Fixtures.

Premier League players involved in the World Cup final, such as Emiliano Martinez, Alexis Mac Allister, Raphael Varane, and Hugo Lloris, have just over a week to recover before potentially taking on their usual club duties.

When Did the 2022-23 Premier League Season Start?

The 2022-23 Premier League season started on August 5, 2022, a full week earlier than it would normally start.

When Does the 2022-23 Premier League Season End?

The last day of the 2022-23 Premier League season is May 28, 2023. All of the final matches will be played at the same time,11:00 AM ET.

What About Other Competitions?

Of course, the six-week break also had an impact on other European competitions. The finals of these leagues are now as follows:

  • FA Cup Finals: June 3, 2023
  • UEFA Champions League Finals: June 10, 2023
  • UEFA Europa League Finals: May 31, 2023
  • UEFA Conference League Finals: June 7, 2023

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Laura is a dedicated in-house writer for The Media Image. An avid sports fan and field hockey player, she gets her fix through writing on a variety of sports for BetMGM.

Laura is a dedicated in-house writer for The Media Image. An avid sports fan and field hockey player, she gets her fix through writing on a variety of sports for BetMGM.