2019–20 Premier League

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Premier League
Season2019–20
Dates10 August 2019 – 17 May 2020
2020–21
All statistics correct as of 2 March 2019.

The 2019–20 Premier League will be the 28th season of the Premier League, the top English professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992.

It will be the first Premier League season to have a mid-season break and also the first season to use VAR.[1][2] The fixtures are set to be released on Thursday 13 June 2019 at 09:00 BST.

Teams[edit]

Twenty teams will compete in the league – the top seventeen teams from the previous season and the three teams promoted from the Championship. As of 13 April 2019, Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Watford and Wolverhampton Wanderers are the only teams to mathematically ensure their places in the Premier League.[citation needed]

Fulham and Huddersfield Town have been relegated after spending one and two seasons in the top flight respectively.

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Greater London Premier League football clubs
Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Team Location Stadium Capacity
Arsenal London (Holloway) Emirates Stadium 60,260
Chelsea London (Fulham) Stamford Bridge 41,631
Everton Liverpool (Walton) Goodison Park 39,221
Leicester City Leicester King Power Stadium 32,312
Liverpool Liverpool (Anfield) Anfield 54,074
Manchester City Manchester City of Manchester Stadium 55,017
Manchester United Old Trafford Old Trafford 74,879
Tottenham Hotspur London (Tottenham) Tottenham Hotspur Stadium 62,062
Watford Watford Vicarage Road 20,400
Wolverhampton Wanderers Wolverhampton Molineux Stadium 32,050

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor (chest) Shirt sponsor (sleeves)
Arsenal Spain Unai Emery France Laurent Koscielny[3] Adidas Fly Emirates[4] Visit Rwanda[5]
Chelsea Italy Maurizio Sarri England Gary Cahill[6] Nike[7] Yokohama Tyres[8] Hyundai[9]
Everton Portugal Marco Silva England Phil Jagielka Umbro[10] SportPesa[11] Angry Birds[12]
Leicester City Northern Ireland Brendan Rodgers Jamaica Wes Morgan[13] Adidas[14] King Power[15] Bia Saigon[16]
Liverpool Germany Jürgen Klopp England Jordan Henderson[17] New Balance[18] Standard Chartered[19] Western Union[20]
Manchester City Spain Pep Guardiola Belgium Vincent Kompany[21] Puma[22] Etihad Airways[23] Nexen Tire[24]
Manchester United Norway Ole Gunnar Solskjær TBA[a] Adidas[25] Chevrolet[26] Kohler[27]
Tottenham Hotspur Argentina Mauricio Pochettino France Hugo Lloris[28] Nike[29] AIA[30] N/A
Watford Spain Javi Gracia England Troy Deeney[31] Adidas[32] FxPro MoPlay[33]
Wolverhampton Wanderers Portugal Nuno Espírito Santo England Conor Coady[34] Adidas[35] W88[36] CoinDeal[37]
  1. ^ Current Manchester United captain, Antonio Valencia, is set to leave the club at the end of the 2018–19 season and his replacement is yet to be announced.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification for the Champions League group stage
2 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
6 Manchester City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Manchester United 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Relegation to the EFL Championship
19 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 TBA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 3 April 2019. Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Play-offs (only if needed to decide champions, teams for relegation or teams for UEFA competitions).

References[edit]

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  30. ^ "AIA TO BECOME TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR'S NEW PRINCIPAL PARTNER". Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
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