A new year is here which means the ePremier League is ready to kick off, with online qualifiers for this season’s competition beginning from 5pm this afternoon. The registration period for this year’s competition is still open and players can register at e.premierleague.com now.

The EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 Global Series competition presents UK-based players with the unique chance of winning the ePremier League title for their favourite club. The competition is open to UK residents aged 16 and over and will once again take place on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. The winner will take home the trophy and a share of the £40,000 prize pot, and there will also be seats on offer for top-ranking players at the EA SPORTS™ FIFA 21 Global Series (FGS) European Playoffs.

Key dates:

4 - 31 January: Online qualifiers
15 February - 3 March: Club playoffs
March/April 2021: ePremier League Finals

Gamers can play between the hours of 5pm and 11pm on weekdays, and between 8am and 11pm on weekends with there being no limit on the number of games they can play during Online Qualification. For more information, there's a 'how to play guide' available at: https://e.premierleague.com/how-to-play

Ahead of the online qualifiers, we caught up with last season’s finalists to get their thoughts and expectations for this year’s campaign. As well as the below, we do have further quotes, so if you’d be interested in using them please do let us know.