The English Premier League is perceived by many football fans as the top rank football league. Up to now, it triggers great emotions and is watched by football fans all over the world, as evidenced by live score. According to the UEFA coefficient, at the moment La Liga, that is, the football matches of the Spanish championship, is the top rank football league (Serie А, Bundesliga, etc.).
However, the EPL is perceived by many fans as the top rank league due to its amazing level, and live scores of matches of this championship remain the most viewed on sports statistics websites. In Spain 2-3 teams usually compete for the championship of the country, at the same time in England there are at least 6-7 favorites before the start of the tournament. And yet there are seasons like 2015/2016 when an underdog like Leicester City wins the title.
The rules of football were explained in the British Isles as early as the middle of the XIX century. The professional league was founded in 1888. It was the first professional football league in the world. The English Football League existed until 1992, when a new competition, English Premier League, was created as a result of decisions from 22 of England's leading teams. The English Premier League is currently the top division of the FAF, where 72 clubs are divided into three divisions. Other divisions include Football League One and Football League Two.
English and Welsh teams take part in the English Premier League. Everton FC took part in 89 top division seasons, which is the most. Below are Aston Villa (81 seasons) and Liverpool FC (77 times). English Premier League players also take part in two cup competitions:
- English League Cup (EFL Cup).
- FA Cup.
Interesting facts about the English Premier League
Here are some interesting facts about the English Premier League:
- Did you know that the matches remain entertaining and intriguing until the last seconds, thanks to the agreement, which stipulates the clause "give all your best and delight the fans." This agreement must be signed by each team participating in the Championships irrespective of the result Premier League.
- Judging in England is also different from the world one, and will cause a lot of interest and various controversies. The fact is that in the English Championships, there are rather strict restrictions for referees. Control over the implementation of the referee's rules is carried out by a specially created council.
- The main thing that organizers of matches in England pay attention to is the convenience and safety of athletes and spectators. We know England has some of the most emotional fans in the world and fascinating results in the Premier League. Sometimes it comes to the point that the team is excommunicated from participation in the games, precisely because of the behavior of its fans.