The fixture list for April has been revealed, and when combining the matches from the Premier League, Champions League, Europa League, Europa Conference League and the FA Cup, fans have got a hefty month of football viewing in store.
Following the culmination of March’s international window, football fans are excited for the return of club football.
And what a month of fixtures there is for fans of the Premier League, as well as fans of European football.
With seven rounds of Premier League matches, both legs of the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League quarter-final ties, and both FA Cup semi-final ties, it’s a jam-packed month of football action.
Matches will be spread throughout the weekends as well as in midweek to keep fans entertained.
Here are some of the notable fixtures in April.
- Saturday 1st: Manchester City vs Liverpool (12:30 KO)
- Sunday 2nd: Newcastle United vs Manchester United (16:30 KO)
- Tuesday 4th: Leeds United vs Nottingham Forest (19:45 KO)
- Tuesday 4th: Chelsea vs Liverpool (20:00 KO)
- Saturday 8th: Tottenham vs Brighton (15:00 KO)
- Sunday 9th: Liverpool vs Arsenal (16:30 KO)
- Saturday 15th: Chelsea vs Brighton – (15:00 KO)
- Sunday 23rd: Newcastle United vs Tottenham (14:00 KO)
- Wednesday 26th: Manchester City vs Arsenal (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 27th: Tottenham vs Manchester United (20:15 KO)
- Saturday 29th: Arsenal vs Chelsea (17:30 KO)
- Sunday 30th: Liverpool vs Tottenham (16:30 KO)
Europe’s most prestigious competition also returns this month, alongside it’s two sister competitions.
After the completion of the last-16 ties last month, we’re now into the quarter-finals, with two-legs to decide this year’s final four in the competition.
Below are the Champions League quarter-finals fixtures.
- Tuesday 11th: Benfica vs Inter (20:00 KO)
- Tuesday 11th: Manchester City vs Bayern Munich (20:00 KO)
- Wednesday 12th: Milan vs Napoli (20:00 KO)
- Wednesday 12th: Real Madrid vs Chelsea (20:00 KO)
- Tuesday 18th: Chelsea vs Real Madrid (20:00 KO)
- Tuesday 18th: Napoli vs Milan (20:00 KO)
- Wednesday 19th: Bayern Munich vs Manchester City (20:00 KO)
- Wednesday 19th: Inter vs Benfica (20:00 KO)
The second tier European competition is another that’s back in action this month.
Following Arsenal’s exit to Sporting in the last-16 just one English club remains – Manchester United.
Erik ten Hag’s side face a tough task against La Liga opposition as they take on Sevilla for a spot in the semi-finals.
The fixtures are as follows.
- Thursday 13th: Feyenoord vs Roma (17:45 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Leverkusen vs Union Saint-Gilloise (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Juventus vs Sporting (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Manchester United vs Sevilla (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Roma vs Feyenoord (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Union Saint-Gilloise vs Leverkusen (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Sevilla vs Manchester United (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Sporting vs Juventus (20:00 KO)
Europa Conference League
UEFA’s newest European competition returns to action in April too, as the quarter-finals get underway.
Just one English side remain in the tournament, as David Moyes looks to lead West Ham to European glory.
Here are the quarter-final ties in the Europa Conference League.
- Thursday 13th: Gent vs West Ham (17:45 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Anderlecht vs Alkmaar (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Basel vs Nice (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 13th: Lech Poznan vs Fiorentina (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Alkmaar vs Anderlecht (17:45 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Fiorentina vs Lech Poznan (17:45 KO)
- Thursday 20th: Nice vs Basel (20:00 KO)
- Thursday 20th: West Ham vs Gent (20:00 KO)
England’s oldest competition is back towards the end of April as well, as the last four will battle it out for a spot in the final.
The ties will take place in Wembley, with three Premier League sides remaining, as well as one Championship side.
Here are the FA Cup semi-final fixtures.
- Saturday 22nd: Manchester City vs Sheffield United (16:45 KO)
- Sunday 23rd: Brighton vs Manchester United (16:30 KO)