Start to finish! Gear up for a football feast of note this August

END TO END football action will greet the month of August and see it to its close as, from the August 1 to 29, there will be an unrelenting itinerary of on-field action which spirited fans can look forward to.

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It all kicks off with the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley before the focus shifts to the National League and Championship play-off finals on August 2 and 4, respectively.

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European football returns with eight games of Europa League action before a European spectacle of note takes centre stage with Champions League final round of 16 second legs on August 7 and 8. The final stages of the competition will take place in the city of Lisbon in quick succession, with the quarter-finals on August 12, 13, 14 and 15.

Full list of August European football fixtures:

  • August 1, FA Cup final
  • August 2, National League play-off final
  • August 4, Championship play-off final
  • August 5, Copenhagen vs İstanbul Başakşehir (UEL last 16); Shakhtar vs Wolfsburg (UEL last 16); Manchester United vs LASK (UEL last 16)
  • August 6, Leverkusen vs Rangers (UEL last 16); Sevilla vs Roma (UEL last 16); Basel vs Eintracht Frankfurt (UEL last 16); Wolves vs Olympiacos (UEL last 16)
  • August 7, Juventus vs Lyon (UCL last 16); Manchester City vs Real Madrid (UCL last 16)
  • August 8, Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (UCL last 16); Barcelona vs Napoli (UCL last 16)
  • August 10, LASK/ Manchester United vs İstanbul Başakşehir/ Copenhagen (UEL quarter-final); Internazionale Milano/ Getafe vs Rangers/ Leverkusen (UEL quarter-final)
  • August 11, Wolfsburg/ Shakhtar Donetsk vs Eintracht Frankfurt/ Basel (UEL quarter-final); Olympiacos/ Wolves vs Sevilla/ Roma (UEL quarter-final)
  • August 12, Atalanta vs PSG (UCL quarter-final)
  • August 13, Leipzig vs Atletico (UCL quarter-final)
  • August 14, Napoli/ Barcelona vs Chelsea/ Bayern Munich, (UCL quarter-final)
  • August 15, Real Madrid/ Manchester City vs Lyon/ Juventus (UCL quarter-final)
  • August 16, Olympiacos/ Wolves/ Sevilla/ Roma vs LASK/ Manchester United/ İstanbul Başakşehir/ Copenhagen (UEL semi-final)
  • August 17, Internazionale Milano/ Getafe/ Rangers/ Leverkusen vs Wolfsburg/ Shakhtar Donetsk/ Eintracht Frankfurt (UEL semi-final)
  • August 18, Leipzig/ Atlético vs Atalanta/ PSG (UCL semi-final)
  • August 19, Real Madrid/ Manchester City/ Lyon/ Juventus vs Napoli/ Barcelona/ Chelsea/ Bayern Munich (UCL semi-final)
  • August 21, Europa League final
  • August 23, Champions League final
  • August 29, Community Shield