Serie A season to start Aug. 26 and end May 19

BY foxsports • June 4, 2012

The next Serie A season will start on Aug. 26 and finish on May 19, the league announced Monday.

The winter break will be between Dec. 30 and Jan. 6, while there are also three breaks to accommodate the international calendar - Sept. 9, Oct. 14 and March 24.

There will be three midweek rounds.

The Italian Cup final will take place on May 26, with June 1 in reserve.

Juventus is the defending Serie A champion but lost to Napoli in the Italian Cup final.

The Italian Supercup between the two clubs will take place either in Italy or China on Aug. 19.

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