Liverpool can get a head-start on two of its biggest rivals and will open its first title defense since 1990 with a match against promoted Leeds on Sept. 12 followed by games against Chelsea away and Arsenal at home.
Twice a Premier League winner with the Blues, Willian will add experience to an Arsenal side full of talented youngsters in Bukayo Saka, Joe Willock, Gabriel Martinelli and Reiss Nelson.
In the English League Cup, two-leg semifinals have been replaced by a single match in January. Also, the first four rounds are scheduled to take place on consecutive weeks in September.
The Premier League will revert to a maximum of three substitutions in matches next season with England's top division clubs deciding to no longer allow two additional changes.
Bournemouth’s five-year stint in the top division ended on the final day of the season after they finished third-bottom in the standings with 34 points.
The win in the final not only sealed Arsenal’s fourth FA Cup in seven seasons but a place in the Europa League, having only finished eighth in the Premier League.
Played without any crowd due to pandemic restrictions, the 139th FA Cup final on Saturday will be the most unusual in the history of the world’s oldest football competition.
Manchester City wrapped up their Premier League campaign with an emphatic 5-0 victory over already relegated Norwich City on Sunday in midfielder David Silva’s final league game for last season’s champions.
With Aston Villa's (35 points) final matchday draw, Bournemouth (34 points) and Watford (34 points) joined Norwich City (21 points) on their way down to the second-tier Championship.
Leicester's Jamie Vardy won the Golden Boot with 23 goals in the season, and Manchester City's Ederson won the Golden Glove with 16 clean sheets.
Lampard became embroiled in a row with Klopp's assistant, Pepijn Lijnders, while Liverpool was beating Chelsea 5-3 on Wednesday. Speaking after the game, he said Liverpool should not be 'arrogant' at having won the title.
As Lallana walked off the pitch, Jurgen Klopp walked towards him and as the world watched in astonishment, enveloped him in a massive embrace. An embrace into which the exhausted Englishman collapsed - the first sign he had shown of exhaustion. It was like a father hugging a child who had done well.
There was a laser show. There were holograms of Klopp’s beaming face. There were, as there always are, glitter cannons and fireworks and bursts of flame. The sensory overload seemed deliberate: The more things that were present, the less time the brain had to recall the 54,000 or so people who were absent.
The fight to avoid dropping out of the world’s richest domestic league is heading to the final day of the season, with two relegation places still to be filled and three clubs in realistic danger.
Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester -- and maybe Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sheffield United, too -- are now fighting for two qualifying spots instead of three with two weeks of the season remaining.
Toby Alderweireld’s 81st-minute header sealed a 2-1 Premier League victory for Tottenham Hotspur against Arsenal in the first north London derby in their new stadium on Sunday.
A 12-year-old boy has been arrested by West Midlands Police after he purportedly sent a series of racist messages and Ku Klux Klan picture to Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha.
Sheffield United’s David McGoldrick scored twice as they stunned Chelsea with a 3-0 win at Bramall Lane on Saturday, loosening the visitors’ grip on a Premier League top-four place.
While United romped to a 3-0 victory at Aston Villa on Thursday, Tottenham couldn’t even muster a shot on target against the most porous defense since the Premier League restarted last month.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he is struggling to understand why his team score so many goals and limit the opposition to so few chances but have still lost nine Premier League matches this season.
Following their 4-0 mauling at the hands of Manchester City on Thursday, Juergen Klopp’s side struggled to break down a determined Villa.
Mason Greenwood became the first teenager to score 15 goals in a single season for Manchester United since Wayne Rooney (17) in 2004/05.
Manchester City generously applauded new champions Liverpool onto the field before their Premier League match on Thursday — and promptly showed no mercy by thrashing them 4-0 at the Etihad stadium.
Aubameyang ended a four-game run without scoring — his worst spell in five years — to reach 50 Premier League goals in 79 appearances. He is the fastest Arsenal player to reach a half-century.
The 24-year-old Germany international, who joined City from Schalke in 2016, only had one year remaining on his contract in Manchester.