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Here is a summary of the 2018-2019 English and European soccer schedule.

Updated February 1: Skip ahead to see from here on out.

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  • International breaks when there are no Premier League or Championship games. These are official from FIFA
  • Round dates for the UEFA Champions League and Europa League. These are official from UEFA.
  • FA Cup and League Cup dates. These are a pretty good guess based on previous seasons.
  • Mid-week Premier League and Football League fixtures. Good guess based on previous seasons.

Here’s a kind of key for the list:

  • w/o = “Week of.” Date listed is the Monday.
  • “Mid-week” for league games almost always means Tuesday and/or Wednesday
  • Champions League mid-week games are always Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Europa League mid-week games are always Thursday
  • Football League = Championship, League One, League Two
  • For Cup rounds, given date is Saturday but games will be Friday to Monday

If you don’t see a weekend listed here, assume all the leagues are playing.

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2018-2019 English and European Soccer Schedule

August 4: Football League starts

August 5: Community Shield match (FA Cup champs Chelsea 0, League champs Manchester City 2)

August 10: Premier League starts

w/o August 13: League Cup round 1

w/o August 20: Midweek Football League games

w/o August 27: League Cup round 2

September 8: International break; no Premier League or Championship games

w/o September 17: Champions League and Europa League group stages, Midweek Football League games

w/o September 24: League Cup round 3

w/o October 1: Champions League and Europa League group stages, midweek Football League games

October 13: International break; no Premier League or Championship games

w/o October 22: Champions League and Europa League group stages, Midweek Football League games

w/o October 29: League Cup round 4

w/o November 5: Champions League and Europa League group stages

November 10: FA Cup round 1 (Leagues One and Two enter)

November 17: International Break; no Premier League or Championship games

w/o November 26: Midweek Football League games, Champions League and Europa League group stages, Midweek Football League games

December 1: FA Cup round 2

w/o December 3: Midweek Premier League Games

w/o December 10: Champions League and Europa League group stages

w/o December 17: League Cup round 5 (quarterfinals)

December 26: Boxing Day matches; everybody plays

January 1: New Year’s Day matches; everybody plays

January 5: FA Cup round 3 (Championship and Premier League enter)

w/o January 7: League Cup semifinals leg 1

w/o January 21: League Cup semifinals leg 2

January 26: FA Cup round 4, no Premier League games

w/o January 28: Midweek Premier League games

w/o February 11: Champions League round of 16, Europa League round of 32, Midweek Championship games

February 16: FA Cup round 5, no Premier League games

February 24: League Cup final at Wembley

w/o February 18: Champions League round of 16, Europa League round of 32

w/o February 25: Midweek Premier League games

w/o March 4: Champions League and Europa League round of 16

w/o March 11: Champions League and Europa League round of 16, Midweek Football League games

March 16: FA Cup quarterfinals

March 23: International break; no Premier League or Championship games

April 6: FA Cup semifinal #1 at Wembley

April 7: FA Cup semifinal #2 at Wembley

w/o April 8: Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals, Midweek Championship games

w/o April 15: Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals, Good Friday Football League games

April 22: Football League Games

w/o April 29: Champions League and Europa League semifinals leg 1

May 4: League One and League Two season ends (all games same kickoff time)

May 5: Championship season ends (all games same kickoff time)

w/o May 6: Champions League and Europa League semifinals leg 2

May 12: Premier League season ends (all games same kickoff time)

May 18: FA Cup final at Wembley

May 25: Championship playoff final at Wembley

May 26: League One playoff final at Wembley

May 27: League Two playoff final at Wembley

May 29: Europa League final in Baku, Azerbaijan

June 1: Champions League final in Madrid

 

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