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Season 2022/23: Key dates

Season 2022/23: Key dates
All the major milestones, schedules and dates for the campaign ahead...

With the publishing of the 2022/23 Premier League fixtures, so begins the countdown to the new campaign.

From the date of the first fixture to the last, plus everything of note in-between, below is a comprehensive list of competitions, deadlines and possible finals.


Pre-season tour

City travel to the United States for two pre-season friendlies in July.

We face Mexican outfit Club América at Houston’s NRG Stadium on Wednesday 20 July at 01:30 (UK time)) before travelling to Green Bay to play Bayern Munich at Lambeau Field which will be on 24 July at midnight (UK time).


The annual domestic curtain raiser, the  FA Community Shield sees the Premier League winners take on the FA Cup winners.

Accordingly, City face Liverpool at Leicester City's King Power Stadium 31 July, kick-off 17:00 (BST).

Summer transfer window

The summer 2022 transfer window for Premier League clubs opened on 10 June 2022 and will close at 23:00 (UK) on 1 September.

Premier League fixtures 2022/23

City begin the new season with a trip to West Ham on 7 August (16:30, BST) and conclude the campaign on 28 May with an away game against Brentford (16:00 BST).

You can view the full 2022/23 fixture list here.

The key dates for the 2022/23 FA Women's Super League can be viewed here.

UEFA Champions League

City will enter the men’s competition at the group stage and will discover our opponents when the draw is made on Thursday 25 August.

The scheduled dates for the group stage fixtures are:

  • 7 September
  • 14 September
  • 5 October
  • 12 October
  • 26 October
  • 2 November

The final will be 10 June 2023 at Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul.

In the women’s tournament, Gareth Taylor’s side enter in the first qualifying round, with the draw for that stage scheduled for 13:00 (UK) on Friday 24 June.


The World Cup begins on 21 November and will end on 18 December with the World Cup final at the  Lusail Stadium, Qatar.

Our final fixture prior to the World Cup will be at home to Brentford on 12 November and resume away to Leeds United on Boxing Day, 26 December.

FA Cup

The FA Cup third round is scheduled for 7 January, 2023 and the third and fourth rounds will feature replays if necessary.

The FA Cup final will take place on Saturday, 3 June at Wembley Stadium.

Carabao Cup

City will enter the Carabao Cup at the third round stage which is scheduled for Wednesday, 9 November.

The final will take place at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, 26 February.

Women’s EUROS

City will be well represented at the tournament, which takes place between Wednesday 6 July and Sunday 31 July.

Alex GreenwoodLauren HempChloe KellyEllie RoebuckDemi StokesKeira Walsh and Ellen White have all made Sarina Wiegman’s final 23 for the upcoming tournament, which will be held in England.


Lucy Bronze and Jill Scott, both set to leave City this summer, have also been selected.

Vicky Losada, Laia Aleixandri, Leila Ouahbi, Filippa Angeldahl and Julie Blakstad may all be selected by Spain, Sweden and Norway respectively.

The Academy Stadium will host three group stage games; Belgium v Iceland on 10 July, Italy v Iceland on 14 July and Italy v Belgium on 18 July. 

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