WEST HAM, England — The Premier League season has started, with the Premier League, which had been held back by the World Cup, expected to make an appearance at the Olympic Stadium in Rio on Aug. 5.
But the season opener for fans will be on Aug 7.
More than a million people have applied for tickets for the game, which will be played at the same time as the opening match of the Olympic Games, which takes place on Aug 10.
The Premier League has had to play matches at Wembley, Wembley Stadium and other venues in London for a month to avoid disruption to local events and the Premier Association, which runs the league, had been looking for an alternative venue.
It was unclear whether the PremierLeague would be able go to a stadium at Wembley Stadium in time for the Olympics.
The first games of the Premier Leagues Champions League and Europa League, also taking place in London, are scheduled to take place Aug. 14 and Aug. 16 respectively.
The PremierLeague said the PremierLeagues Premier League Cup is expected to be played in a different venue in London.
“The PremierLeague Premier League will not be able attend the Games,” it said.
The league has been struggling to attract fans for a while.
A record number of fans applied for a ticket to the 2017-18 season, according to the League’s official website, but only 4,734 were given a place in the first round.
For a number of years, the Premier leagues ticket office has struggled to get tickets for games, as the games were not played in London on a regular basis.
A spokesperson for the Premier league said: “There has been a lot of interest in Wembley Stadium for years and we are pleased to have been given a temporary venue at this time.”