Premier League Announces 2022-23 Season Dates With 43-Day Pause For Winter World Cup
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The Premier League will pause after the weekend of Nov. 12-13 next season and resume on Dec. 26 to accommodate the World Cup, the league said on Thursday.
The season will start on Aug. 6, with Matchday 16 being the last week of games ahead of the call-up period for the World Cup. The final round of league games will be played on May 28, 2023, with all matches kicking off simultaneously as usual.
Next season's dates have been confirmed ✅The #PL season will start on 6 August 2022 and finish on May 28 2023.
There will be a mid-season break between 14 November and 26 December to accommodate the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
— Premier League (@premierleague) November 11, 2021
The World Cup in Qatar will take place between Nov. 21 and Dec. 16 next year.