ePremier League finals rescheduled

By SFC Media time Thu 06 Aug ePremier League
Photo by James Bridle | Owen Venn

The ePremier League finals, postponed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been rescheduled for next week.

Back for a second season, the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 tournament will see the 40 finalists from the club playoff stage battle it out to claim the ePL title, with all 20 Premier League clubs represented.

Representing Saints for a second successive year, Owen ‘SaintsVenny’ Venn (PlayStation) and Reece ‘FUTWIZ Rusher’ Rusher (Xbox) will begin their finals campaign on Thursday 13th August and Friday 14th August respectively.

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: LtoR Gamer Tag 'LP Rusher X ' winner of the Xbox tournament with 'Venn' winner of the PS4 Tournament for Southampton FC pictured for the ePremier League tournament held at St Mary's Stadium on February 14, 2019 in Southampton, England. (Photo by James Bridle - Southampton FC/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Reece Rusher (left) and Owen Venn (right) represented Saints last year.

Last year saw both Saints representatives qualify from the group stages before Rusher was knocked out by eventual Xbox champion F2Tekkz and Venny departed in the PlayStation semi-finals.

Originally scheduled to take place at Gfinity Arena in London, the competition will now head online, with supporters able to follow scores and fixtures via e.premierleague.com.

A full fixture schedule will follow in the coming days.

Key Dates

13 August 2020: PlayStation preliminary rounds
14 August 2020: Xbox preliminary rounds
28 August 2020: Semi-Finals, Finals and Cross-Console Final

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