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2 Nov 2021

EA SPORTS FIFA 22 tournament returns for UK players dreaming of winning a title for their clubs

All Premier League fans dream of winning a title for their club and they can make that a reality once more with the return of ePremier League.

The Premier League and Electronic Arts are excited to announce a fourth season of ePremier League (ePL), offering UK-based players aged 16 and over the opportunity to represent their favourite Premier League clubs in an online EA SPORTS™ FIFA 22 tournament.

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Manchester City’s Shaun "Shellzz" Springette lifted the 2020/21 ePL Trophy, triumphing in a penalty shootout over Leeds United's Olle "Ollelito" Arbin in the Grand Final.

"Words can’t describe how it felt winning last season’s ePremier League title," said Shellzz. "It had been a long journey to that point so it meant a lot and the competition will always be special to me for that reason.

"There’s always new talent emerging each year so defending my title will be a challenge but one that I’m ready for and I can’t wait to be part of the event again this year."

"There’s always new talent emerging each year so defending my title will be a challenge"

2020/21 ePL Champion Shellzz

Will Brass, Premier League Chief Commercial Officer, said: "We are delighted to be launching the fourth season of the ePremier League, which will once again offer UK-based fans of EA SPORTS FIFA 22 the opportunity to represent their clubs in an official Premier League tournament.

"A number of exciting developments have been introduced this season, including a new series of qualification tournaments and a team-based format in the Grand Final.

"I have no doubt this will lead to another highly competitive and dramatic tournament as we build towards the climax in March 2022."

Sam Turkbas, FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner, added: “Our EA SPORTS objective is to harness the power of football and use esports entertainment to connect football fans to the game they love.

"In partnership with the Premier League, we’re thrilled to launch the first-ever ePremier League on next generation consoles, seeing which competitors will win a trophy for their favourite Premier League club."

2021/22 ePL key dates
Date Stage
16 Nov 2021-19 Jan 2022 Online qualification
Feb-March 2022 Club Playoffs
26-27 Mar 2022 Grand Finals
Who can take part?

The competition is open to UK residents aged 16 and over, with the winning players taking home a share of the £100,000 prize pool. 

The competition will be played on next-generation consoles, PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S, with players able to sign up at

There will also be three seats on offer for top-ranking players at the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series Playoffs. (More information about the EA SPORTS FIFA 22 Global Series can be found on the EA site.

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