Exactly 100 days after the last game, the Premier League is back.

In stadiums restricted to around 300 people as the pandemic dangers persist, Manchester City will host Arsenal after Aston Villa plays Sheffield United on Wednesday night.

It will usher in an unprecedented summer blitz of games in an attempt to complete the season by July 26, following Germany, Spain and England in resuming soccer.

It is a season that looked like it could be curtailed for the first time since the outbreak of World War II as COVID-19 was claiming around 1,000 lives a day in one of the hardest hit countries in the world for the disease.

But the government’s determination to bring back the national sport to lift the mood of the nation ensured social distancing exemptions were granted to allow teams to return to training and now games.

There has been a month of twice weekly COVID-19 tests for players and coaches.

Full schedule of Premier League restart – from June 17 to 21

Wednesday, June 17

Aston Villa vs Sheffield United – 10:30 pm IST

Thursday, June 18

Manchester City vs Arsenal = 12:45 am IST

Friday, June 19

Norwich City vs Southampton – 10:30 pm IST

Saturday, June 20

Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester United – 12:45 am IST

Watford vs Leicester City – 5 pm IST

Brighton vs Arsenal – 7:30 pm IST

West Ham United vs Wolverhampton Wanderers – 10 pm IST

Sunday, June 21

Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace – 12:15 am IST

Newcastle vs Sheffield United – 6:30 pm IST

Aston Villa vs Chelsea – 8:45 pm IST

Everton vs Liverpool – 11:30 pm IST

Where to watch Premier League matches on TV in India?

Star Sports Network will provide live telecast of Premier League in India.

Where can I watch Premier League matches live online in India?

Hotstar will provide live streaming of Premier League matches in India.

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