Soccer-Premier League 2023-24 season to kick off Aug 12

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Nov 8 (Reuters) - The 2023-24 Premier League play volition footwear disconnected connected Aug. 12 and volition person a mid-season subordinate interruption successful January, the English apical formation league said connected Tuesday.

This play volition beryllium paused aft the coming weekend's games for the mid-season World Cup successful Qatar, and it volition resume connected Dec. 26 with Boxing Day fixtures.

The last lucifer circular of the play is scheduled for May 28, giving players astir 11 weeks earlier the adjacent play kicks off.

"The play docket returns to mean pursuing the COVID-19 pandemic and the FIFA World Cup 2022, which provided disruption during the erstwhile 3 seasons," the league said.

"In keeping with commitments made to clubs this play to code the congested docket crossed Christmas and New Year, nary 2 rounds successful this play volition instrumentality spot wrong 48 hours of each other."

The 2023-24 run volition decorativeness connected May 19, 2024, portion the mid-season subordinate interruption is scheduled for Jan. 13-20.

Reporting by Rohith Nair successful Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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