The premier league is the highest level of the English Football League System. It is referred to as English Premier League outside England. It works on the system of promotion and relegation. Matches are played between 20 clubs.
Premier League CEO
Richard Masters is the CEO of the league. All the clubs approved his appointment. The Football Association is the main governing body of the premier football league. League is owned by twenty club members. Each league club is a shareholder.
The premier league is held between August to May. Thirty-eight matches played by each team. Most matches of Premier Football Leagues are mainly played on Sunday and Saturday afternoons.
The premier league was established on 28 February 1992 in England twenty-eight years ago.
History of League
In the late 1990s managing director Greg Dyke of London weekend Television meet the representatives of five big clubs. This meeting ended with a decision to break away from the football league which was established in 1888 this league takes benefits of television right deals. Dyke was mainly the man who founded the league.
The first season of the match was played in 1992-1993. Matches were played between 22 teams for the first time. The first match was played between Sheffield United and Manchester United. Braine Deane scored the first goal of the league. Sheffield United won that match by a 2-1 goal.
Premier League Cup
English Football League is generally referred to as League Cup. This cup is arranged annually in men’s domestic football. This league cup was organized by EFL.
- FA Cup
The Football Association Challenge Cup annually held football matches in men’s domestic English Football.
- FA Community Shield
The Football Association Community Shield is charity based matches. These matches are played annually by previous champions of the league and FA Cup holders at Wembley Stadium.
Premier League International Cup
- UEFA Europa League
This league organizes matches annually. This league was founded by UEFA in 1971 for European football clubs. Eligible clubs qualify for the competitions based on the performance of national leagues.
- UEFA Champions League
The main body of this league is the Union of European Football Associations. Matches are played between top European clubs based on the performance. These matches are organized annually. It is one of the prestigious football leagues.
Sky Sports is the main broadcast partner which broadcasts 128 matches out of 200 matches in the UK. BT Sports also broadcast matches along with commentary. Amazon Prime Video is the best streaming site for league and broadcast live matches. BBC broadcast weekly programs on Sunday and Saturday. This channel shows league highlights.
Premier league ranked as the top most-watched sports league all over the world. Premier League broadcast in 212 countries, 643 million homes with 4.7 billion fans enjoy the match from their doorstep. Based on the performance of the premier league in European matches league placed second in UFA coefficients.
49 teams have played matches in the premier football league. Two teams are located in Wales and the rest forty-seven teams are based in England for historical and practical reasons. Six clubs played every year like Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, and Everton.
The league is considered a world-famous and successful football league all over the world. The main purpose provides the most competitive platform to world-class players. Its venues, franchises stories, the connection between the supporters and teams create a massive demand both domestically and internationally.