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The Month Of August Is An Absolute Feast Of Football

The Month Of August Is An Absolute Feast Of Football

We're just a couple of days away from August, a month that is filled with football.

From the 1 August right up to 29th, there is a whole lot of action to feast our eyes upon. It all kicks off with the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley, before we have the National League and Championship play-off finals on 2 August and 4 August respectively.

European football returns with eight games of Europa League action involving the likes of Manchester United, Wolves, Inter Milan, Sevilla, Roma, Bayer Leverkusen, Rangers and more across 5 August and 6 August before the second legs follow just under a week later.

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The Champions League is back with a bang as the final round of 16 second legs take place. Juventus vs Lyon and Manchester City vs Real Madrid are on 7 August, as well as Bayern Munich vs Chelsea and Barcelona vs Napoli a day later.

The final stages of the competition will take place in the city of Lisbon in quick succession, with quarter finals action on 12, 13, 14 and 15 August.

In fact, starting from the 10 August right up until the Europa League final and Champions League finals on 21 August and 23 August respectively, there's a knockout game from the two UEFA club competitions on every day bar two

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Image: PA
Image: PA

Then, the Community Shield between Premier League winners Liverpool and whoever wins the FA Cup out of Chelsea and Arsenal, is slated for 29 August.

There's a full fixture list breakdown of all fixtures here:

1 August

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FA Cup final

2 August

National League play-off final

4 August

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Championship play-off final

5 August

Copenhagen vs İstanbul Başakşehir (Europa League round of 16)

Shakhtar vs Wolfsburg (Europa League round of 16)

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Manchester United vs LASK (Europa League round of 16)

6 August

Leverkusen vs Rangers (Europa League round of 16)
Sevilla vs Roma (Europa League round of 16)
Basel vs Eintracht Frankfurt (Europa League round of 16)
Wolves vs Olympiacos (Europa League round of 16)

7 August

Juventus vs Lyon (Champions League round of 16)

Manchester City vs Real Madrid (Champions League round of 16)

8 August

Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (Champions League round of 16)

Barcelona vs Napoli (Champions League round of 16)

10 August

LASK / Manchester United vs İstanbul Başakşehir / Copenhagen (Europa League quarter final)
Internazionale Milano / Getafe vs Rangers / Leverkusen (Europa League quarter final)

11 August

Wolfsburg / Shakhtar Donetsk vs Eintracht Frankfurt / Basel (Europa League quarter final)
Olympiacos / Wolves vs Sevilla / Roma (Europa League quarter final)

12 August

Atalanta vs PSG (Champions League quarter final)

13 August

Leipzig vs Atletico (Champions League quarter final)

14 August

Napoli / Barcelona vs Chelsea / Bayern Munich, (Champions League quarter final)

15 August

Real Madrid / Manchester City vs Lyon / Juventus (Champions League quarter final)

16 August

Olympiacos / Wolves / Sevilla / Roma vs LASK / Manchester United / İstanbul Başakşehir / Copenhagen (Europa League semi-final)

17 August

Internazionale Milano / Getafe / Rangers / Leverkusen vs Wolfsburg / Shakhtar Donetsk / Eintracht Frankfurt (Europa League semi-final)

18 August

Leipzig / Atlético vs Atalanta / PSG (Champions League semi-final)

19 August

Real Madrid / Manchester City / Lyon / Juventus vs Napoli / Barcelona / Chelsea / Bayern Munich (Champions League semi-final)

21 August

Europa League final

23 August

Champions League final

29 August

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Topics: Community Shield, Football News, Football, Europa League, Champions League, championship

Josh Lawless

Josh is a sports journalist who specialises in football and wrestling. He has been published by Curzon Ashton FC, Late Tackle, Manchester City FC, The Mirror, Read Man City and Manchester Evening News. He provides coverage of professional wrestling and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the field - including the first UK interview with The Hardy Boyz after their return to WWE. He has never sported a pair of Lonsdale Slip-ons, contrary to reports.

 

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