When will the 2024/25 Premier League fixtures be released and when does the new season start?

Premier League fixtures for the 2024/25 season will be published at 9am on Tuesday 18 June. This is ahead of a new season start date of 17 August, with the league campaign ending on 19 May 2025.

Aston Villa and their top rivals will play a total of 380 games across 33 weekends, four midweek rounds and a bank holiday week in the period ahead.

However, there are changes to the new schedule, including no games this year on Christmas Eve. Fans were upset in 2023 when Wolves hosted Chelsea at 1pm the day before Christmas, but had the consolation of seeing the Londoners lose 2-1. It is only the second time the Premier League has scheduled a match on December 24.

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The Premier League said: “In line with previous commitments to clubs to tackle busy Christmas and New Year schedules, arrangements will be made to allow more rest time in three of the festive fixture rounds, with no club plays within 60 hours of another match. There will be no match on December 24, 2024.”

Another change sees the end of the mid-season break to allow for a mid-August start date for the entire season, with the Premier League explaining: “This longer summer break allows all Premier League clubs to be better able to secure that the summer players take a consecutive three-week rest.

“This takes into account expert advice from the medical and technical departments, who appreciate a longer period of complete rest in the summer rather than a short break in the winter.”

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