Planning a Football Trip to Italy? The 2018/19 Fixtures have been released now and you can start to plan what weekends you want to travel and what Serie A games you want to see this season.
Italian Serie A Fixtures have been announced officially and the first weekend will be on 18-19 August 2018 and the season will be played through till the last weekend on 26th May 2019. There will be four international breaks and 2 weeks of winter break. 13th January 2019 weekend after winter break will be only for Coppa Italia. The Italian super cup played on Sunday, 12th August 2018.
The 2018–19 Serie A will be the 117th season of top-tier Italian football, the 87th in a round-robin tournament. Hellas Verona and Benevento immediately returned to Serie B after finishing 19th and 20th last year while Crotone, finishing in 18th place, were relegated after two seasons in the top flight.
On 28 April 2018, Empoli earned the right to come back to Serie A after one year of relegation. On 18 May 2018, Parma achieved promotion having finished second in the 2017–18 Serie B season, just three seasons after their bankruptcy relegation to Serie D.
On 23 July 2018, Parma were handed a 5 point deduction for the 2018–19 Serie A season, following text messages from Parma player Emanuele Calaiò “eliciting a reduced effort” from two players of Spezia during the 2017–18 season, a match Parma won 2–0 to secure promotion to this season.
The last team promoted, after 2 years of absence, was Frosinone, who defeated Palermo in the Serie B play-off finals 3–2 on aggregate.
A full list of fixtures is available on the Serie A website.