2020/21 Serie A: Important Dates Announced

As announced on Lega Serie A’s official website, the 2020/21 Serie A will start on September 19, 2020 and end on May 23, 2021.

The League Council met on August 3, 2020 at 19:00. During the meeting, it unanimously determined that the 2020/2021 Serie A will start on the weekend of 19-20 September and end on May 23, 2020. This official decision confirms the preference already expressed by the majority of the clubs in a meeting dedicated to this matter.

Calcio e Finanza further adds that the Christmas break will run from December 23, 2020 to January 3, 2021, while there will be six-midweek rounds (including the match to be played on January 6, 2021).

Italian Serie A TIM, Source- calciodangelo.com
Italian Serie A TIM, Source- calciodangelo.com

With regards to the footballing calendar, Football Italia provides a detailed breakdown of all of the important dates throughout August 2020 to October 2020.

  • August 4, 2020 – 2020 La Liga Summer Transfer Window opens
  • August 21, 2020 – 2019/20 UEFA Europa League Final
  • August 22, 2020 – 2020/21 Ligue 1 begins
  • August 23, 2020 – 2019/20 UEFA Champions League Final
  • September 1, 2020 – 2020 Serie A Summer Transfer Window opens
  • September 12, 2020 – 2020/21 Premier League and 2020/21 La Liga begin
  • September 18, 2020 – 2020/21 Bundesliga begins
  • September 19, 2020 – 2020/21 Serie A begins
  • September 24, 2020 – 2020 UEFA Super Cup
  • October 1, 2020 – 2020/21 UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw
  • October 2, 2020 – 2020/21 UEFA Europa League Group Stage draw
  • October 5, 2020 – 2020 Premier League, Serie A, Bundesliga, and La Liga Summer Transfer Windows close