Name
English Premier League

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Established
1992 (29 years old)

First Recorded Event
2000-08-18

Current Season
2021-2022

API Football ID
3456

Sport
Soccer

Location
England

Gender
Male

Alternate Names
Premier League

TV Rights
US - NBC Sports [2016-2022]

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Upcoming Events
22 Oct 21 Arsenal  - Aston Villa
23 Oct 21 Brighton  - Man City
23 Oct 21 Chelsea  - Norwich
23 Oct 21 Crystal Palace  - Newcastle
23 Oct 21 Everton  - Watford
23 Oct 21 Leeds  - Wolves
23 Oct 21 Southampton  - Burnley
24 Oct 21 Brentford  - Leicester
24 Oct 21 Man United  - Liverpool
24 Oct 21 West Ham  - Tottenham

Latest Results
18 Oct 21 Arsenal 2 - 2  Crystal Palace
17 Oct 21 Newcastle 2 - 3  Tottenham
17 Oct 21 Everton 0 - 1  West Ham
16 Oct 21 Watford 0 - 4  Liverpool
16 Oct 21 Southampton 1 - 0  Leeds
16 Oct 21 Norwich 0 - 0  Brighton
16 Oct 21 Man City 2 - 0  Burnley
16 Oct 21 Leicester 4 - 2  Man United
16 Oct 21 Brentford 0 - 1  Chelsea
16 Oct 21 Aston Villa 2 - 3  Wolves

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The Premier League, often referred to as the English Premier League or the EPL outside England, is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League (EFL). Seasons run from August to May with each team playing 38 matches (playing all 19 other teams both home and away). Most games are played on Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

The competition was founded as the FA Premier League on 20 February 1992 following the decision of clubs in the Football League First Division to break away from the Football League, founded in 1888, and take advantage of a lucrative television rights deal. The deal was worth around £1 billion a year domestically as of 2013–14, with Sky and BT Group securing the domestic rights to broadcast 116 and 38 games respectively. The league is a corporation in which the member clubs act as shareholders, and generates €2.2 billion per year in domestic and international television rights. Clubs were apportioned central payment revenues of £2.4 billion in 2016–17, with a further £343 million in solidarity payments to English Football League (EFL) clubs.

The Premier League is the most-watched sports league in the world, broadcast in 212 territories to 643 million homes and a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people. For the 2018–19 season average Premier League match attendance was at 38,181, second to the Bundesliga's 43,500, while aggregated attendance across all matches is the highest of any league at 14,508,981. Most stadium occupancies are near capacity. The Premier League ranks second in the UEFA coefficients of leagues based on performances in European competitions over the past five seasons as of 2019, only behind Spain's La Liga.

Forty-nine clubs have competed since the inception of the Premier League in 1992: forty-seven English and two Welsh clubs. Seven of them have won the title: Manchester United (13), Chelsea (5), Manchester City (4), Arsenal (3), Blackburn Rovers (1), Leicester City (1) and most recently Liverpool (1). The record of most points in a Premier League season is 100, set by Manchester City in 2017–18.

Seasons

2000-2001

2001-2002

2002-2003

2003-2004

2004-2005

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

Teams

Arsenal

Aston Villa

Brentford

Brighton

Burnley

Chelsea

Crystal Palace

Everton

Leeds

Leicester

Liverpool

Man City

Man United

Newcastle

Norwich

Southampton

Tottenham

Watford

West Ham

Wolves

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