Manchester City are current League Cup champions.

Here is the league and cup schedule of English and European football for the 2020-21 season. It shows the Premier League, Football League, FA Cup, League Cup, Champions League, Europa League, and international breaks.

After a delay and lots of chaos, I think we have all the answers here.

A few things to keep in mind:

  • An International Break is when all the top leagues in Europe won’t be playing, so that would include the Premier League and Championship in England.
  • European games here mean Champions League on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, Europa League on Thursday.
  • FA Cup games through the quarterfinals will actually be played over several days.

Liverpool will be defending the Premier League title this season.

Links to The Full Schedules By Week

Premier League and Championship

Champions League

Europa League

FA Cup

League Cup

Top English Derbies

England and Europe: The 2020-21 Soccer Season

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

You can also download a printable PDF of the whole thing, in monthly format, here.

September

  • 12: Premier League Starts
  • 19: Football League Starts

October

  • 10: International Break
  • 20-22 and 27-29: European group stage games

November

  • 3-5: European group stage games
  • 7: FA Cup First Round
  • 14: International Break
  • 24-26: European group stage games
  • 28: FA Cup Second Round

December

  • 1-3: European group stage games
  • 8-10: European group stage games
  • 26: Boxing Day in England — everybody plays

January

  • 9: FA Cup Third Round
  • 23: FA Cup Fourth Round

February

  • 8: FA Cup Fifth Round
  • 16-18: Champions League Round of 16, Europa League Round of 32
  • 23-25: Champions League Round of 16, Europa League Round of 32
  • 28: Carabao Cup Final at Wembley

March

  • 9-11: Champions League and Europa League round of 16
  • 16-18: Champions League and Europa League round of 16
  • 20: FA Cup Quarterfinals
  • 27: International Break

April

  • 6-8: Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals Leg 1
  • 13-15: Champions League and Europa League quarterfinals Leg 2
  • 17: FA Cup semifinal 1 at Wembley
  • 18: FA Cup semifinal 2 at Wembley
  • 27-29: Champions League and Europa League semifinals Leg 1

May

  • 4-6: Champions League and Europa League semifinals Leg 2
  • 8: Last day for Championship (everybody plays at the same time)
  • 9: Last day for League One and League Two (everybody plays at the same time)
  • 15: FA Cup final at Wembley
  • 23: Last day for Premier League (everybody plays at the same time)
  • 26: Europa League final in Gdańsk, Poland
  • 29: Champions League final in Istanbul, Turkey; League Two playoff final at Wembley
  • 30: League One playoff final at Wembley
  • 31: Championship playoff final at Wembley

Weeks With Mid-Week League Football in England

In addition to the above “European Nights,” there are weeks when Premier League and/or Football League games will be happening on Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Some of these overlap, which makes for bumper weeks to go groundhopping!

Premier League:

  • December 15-16
  • December 29-30
  • January 12-13
  • January 26-27
  • February 2-3
  • May 11-12

Football League:

  • October 20-21
  • October 27-28
  • November 3-4
  • November 24-25
  • December 1-2
  • December 8-9
  • December 15-16
  • December 29-30
  • January 19-20
  • February 16-17
  • February 23-24
  • March 2-3
  • March 16-17
  • April 20-21

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