With a mid-season trip to Qatar, the 2022-23 Premier League season will start earlier than usual on August 6.
To put that into context, the 2021-22 campaign got underway on August 13 when newly-promoted Brentford stunned Arsenal 2-0 in the Friday night curtain-raiser.
Those players competing in the top tier this time around will get around two-and-a-half months off, although pre-season training and fixtures will be slotted into that break.
Action will shut down on the weekend of November 12/13 ahead of the World Cup.
When will the Premier League 2022-23 season finish?
The 2022 World Cup finals are due to run from November 21 to December 18.
Anyone involved in that tournament will get a short break before Premier League action resumes on Boxing Day (December 26).
From that point, the season will be played to a finish on May 28, 2023. All 10 matches on the final day of the season will, as always, be played simultaneously.