Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal suffered a 2-1 defeat in their own opening game against Hibernian on Tuesday evening

It’s a preseason with fans returning to the stadiums, the hottest summer signings debut, a host of new managers and the chance to see England’s Euro 2020 heroes at their home clubs.

However, given the uncertainty about the coronavirus restrictions, most clubs have chosen to stay in the UK and trade the sun for the unreliable UK weather.

What to look out for

arsenal and Everton will fly the furthest when they fly to the US to face Inter Milan and Colombian team Millonarios in the Florida Cup while Liverpool travel to Austria and Wolves play against Real Betis in Seville.

And the rights of London boast are at stake, there Chelsea, arsenal and Tottenham compete in the Mind Series.

Jadon Sancho will likely be one of the biggest signings of the summer after it agreed to join Manchester United for £ 73million and its debut is eagerly awaited.

Liverpool’s new defender Ibrahima Konate, who came to Liverpool from RB Leipzig for £ 35million is another notable Leicester striker Patson Daka and midfielder Boubakary Soumare and Ashley Youngs return to Aston Villa.

Now Euro 2020 is over. Expect the transfer window to heat up, with lots of rumors linking the English duo Harry Kane of Tottenham and Jack Grealish from Aston Villa with big money moves to Manchester City.

The new season brings with it many new management positions. Former Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira has taken over at Crystal palace, Bruno location is now responsible for Wolves, while the man he’s replaced Nuno Espírito Santo leads Tottenham.

And Everton Fans will be excited, like the former Liverpool coach Rafael Benitez continues in her club.

It’s not just about new faces as fans can see center-backs Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez in action after they were named in Liverpools Squad for their training camp in Austria.

While Wolves Mexican striker Raul Jimenez will return from a fractured skull against Crewe on July 17th. Jimenez was injured while winning at Arsenal on November 29th.

After the British government announced the easing of coronavirus restrictions in England from July 19, the crowds are allowed to return to the stadiums, with most of the football being played behind closed doors since March 2020.

The preseason games will be rounded off with the Community Shield duel between the FA Cup winners Leicester City and the Premier League champions Manchester City on 7.

Champions League winner Chelsea will meet Spain’s Europa League winner Villarreal in the Uefa Super Cup on 11 August at Windsor Park in Belfast.

And finally promoted fresh Brentford the new Premier League season will begin on August 13th with hosts Arsenal (8:00 p.m. CEST).

Season preparation schedule:


July 13: Hibernian 2-1 Arsenal (Easter Road)

July 17: Rangers v Arsenal (Ibrox Stadium)

July 25: Arsenal – Inter Milan (Camping World Stadium, Orlando)

July 28: Everton / Millonarios – Arsenal (Camping World Stadium, Orlando)

August 1: Arsenal – Chelsea (Emirates Stadium)

August 8: Tottenham v Arsenal (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium)

Aston Villa

July 21: Walsall – Aston Villa (Banks’s Stadium)

July 24th: Stoke City – Aston Villa (bet365 Stadium)

July 28: Aston Villa – Nottingham Forest (Bodymoor Heath)

July 31: Bristol City – Aston Villa (Ashton Gate)

August 7: Aston Villa – Seville (Villa Park)


July 17: AFC Wimbledon – Brentford (Plow Lane)

July 20: Boreham Wood v Brentford (Boreham Wood FC)

July 28: Manchester United v Brentford (Old Trafford)

July 31: Brentford v West Ham (Brentford Community Stadium)

August 7: Brentford v Valencia (Brentford Community Stadium)

Brighton & Hove Albion

July 24th: Rangers – Brighton (Ibrox Stadium)


July 24: Oldham Athletic – Burnley (Boundary Park)

July 27: Blackpool – Burnley (Bloomfield Road)

July 31: Nottingham Forest – Burnley (City Ground)


August 1: Arsenal – Chelsea (Emirates Stadium)

4th August: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur (Stamford Bridge)

August 11: Chelsea v Villarreal (Uefa Super Cup, Windsor Park)

Crystal palace

July 17th: Walsall – Crystal Palace (Banks’s Stadium)

July 23: Stevenage – Crystal Palace (Lamex Stadium)

July 24: Ipswich Town – Crystal Palace (Portman Road Stadium)

July 27: Crystal Palace – Charlton (Selhurst Park)

August 7th: Crystal Palace – Watford (Selhurst Park)


July 10: Everton 3-0 Accrington Stanley (Finch Farm)

July 25: Everton – Millonarios (Camping World Stadium, Orlando)

July 28: Everton – Arsenal / Inter Milan (Camping World Stadium, Orlando)

7 August: Manchester United v Everton (Old Trafford)

Leeds United

July 27: Guiseley v Leeds United (Nethermoor Park)

July 28: Blackburn v Leeds United (Ewood Park)

July 30: Fleetwood v Leeds United (Highbury Stadium)

Leicester City

July 24: Burton Albion v Leicester City (Pirelli Stadium)

July 28: Wycombe Wanderers – Leicester City (Adams Park)

July 31: QPR – Leicester City (Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium)

August 7: Leicester City – Manchester City (Community Shield, Wembley)


23 July: Mainz v Liverpool (DAS.GOLDBERG Stadion)

July 29th: Hertha Berlin – Liverpool (Tivoli Stadium Tirol)

Manchester city

July 27: Manchester City – Preston (Etihad Campus)

7 August: Leicester v Manchester City (Community Shield, Wembley)

Manchester United

July 18: Derby County v Manchester United (Pride Park)

July 24: QPR – Manchester United (Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium)

July 28: Manchester United v Brentford (Old Trafford)

7 August: Manchester United v Everton (Old Trafford)

Newcastle United

July 18: York City – Newcastle (York Community Stadium)

July 18: Harrogate Town v Newcastle (The EnviroVent Stadium)

July 23: Doncaster v Newcastle (Keepmoat Stadium)

July 27: Rotherham v Newcastle (AESSEAL New York Stadium)

July 30: Burton Albion v Newcastle (Pirelli Stadium)

August 7th: Newcastle – Norwich (St. James’ Park)

Norwich City

July 16: King’s Lynn Town v Norwich (The Walks)

July 20: Norwich – Lincoln City (Lotus Training Center)

July 23: Norwich – Huddersfield Town (Lotus Training Center)

July 28: Coventry City – Norwich (Tech Stadium)

July 31: Sheffield United v Norwich (Bramall Lane)

August 3: Norwich – Gillingham (Carrow Road)

August 7th: Newcastle – Norwich (St. James’s Park)


July 27: Cardiff City v Southampton (Cardiff City Stadium)

July 31: Swansea City v Southampton (Liberty Stadium)

Tottenham Hotspur

July 17: Leyton Orient – Tottenham (The Breyer Group Stadium)

July 21: Colchester United – Tottenham (JobServe Community Stadium)

July 28: MK Dons – Tottenham (MK Stadium)

4th August: Chelsea v Tottenham (Stamford Bridge)

August 8: Tottenham v Arsenal (Tottenham Hotspur Stadium)


July 24: Watford – West Brom (Vicarage Road)

July 27: Stevenage v Watford (Lamex Stadium)

July 31: Watford – Barnsley (Vicarage Road)

August 7th: Crystal Palace – Watford (Selhurst Park)

West Ham United

July 9: Dundee 2-2 West Ham (Dens Park)

July 13: Leyton Orient 0-0 West Ham (The Breyer Group Stadium)

July 13: Northampton 1-2 West Ham (Sixfields Stadium)

July 21: Reading – West Ham (Madejski Stadium)

July 24: Celtic – West Ham (Celtic Park)

July 31: Brentford v West Ham (Brentford Community Stadium)

Wolverhampton Wanderers

July 17: Crewe v Wolves (Gresty Road)

July 24: Real Betis v Wolves (Benito Villamarín Stadium)

July 31: Stoke v Wolves (bet365 Stadium)

August 1: Coventry City – Wolves (Coventry Building Society arena)

August 7th: Wolves – Celta Vigo (Molineux)

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