The return of the Champions League is always an important date in the footballing calendar, with all 32 teams hoping to reach the pinnacle of European football’s most prestigious competition. Arsenal, along with fellow Premier League sides Newcastle United, Manchester United, and reigning champions Manchester City kickstart their campaigns this week, with Mike Arteta’s side hosting PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday evening at the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners will be hopeful of reaching the final of the competition as they did in 2006, narrowly losing out to Barcelona 2-1 in Paris having seen Jens Lehman sent off early on. Here at football.london, we take a look at all the details surrounding the 2023/24 Champions League final.
The 2023/24 UEFA Champions League season will conclude at London's Wembley Stadium. The highlight of European football's club calendar returns to the London venue for a record eighth time, and the third in the UEFA Champions League era following the 2011 and 2013 finals.
This will be the 69th season of Europe's elite club competition and the 32nd since it was renamed the UEFA Champions League.
The Champions League final will take place on Saturday, June 21 with kick-off expected to take place at 8pm (BST).
Matchday 1: 19/20 September 2023
Matchday 2: 3/4 October 2023
Matchday 3: 24/25 October 2023
Matchday 4: 7/8 November 2023
Matchday 5: 28/29 November 2023
Matchday 6: 12/13 December 2023
Round of 16: 13/14/20/21 February and 5/6/12/13 March 2024
Quarter-finals: 9/10 and 16/17 April 2024
Semi-finals: 30 April/1 May and 7/8 May 2024
Final: 1 June 2024
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