English Premier League: Facts and Figures


English Premier League: Facts and Figures

Football is one of the most beloved and celebrated sports of all time. With millions of fans all around the globe, football is the most popular sports in the world. No doubt there is a lot of craze for international matches, but in this sport, the league matches are more popular than the international ones. And the most popular league tournament is undoubtedly The English Premier League.

The popularity of league matches doesn’t mean that international matches are not so popular. There are billions of viewers for international football matches, and billions of dollars of money get spent on the international tournaments, especially World Cup. Hollywood singers and dancers are performing on these events, which makes it even more popular. On top of that, hundreds of brands get the opportunity of international World Cup to sponsor their products.

However, the popularity of league matches is one level above the international matches. On top of that in the English Premier League, the demand and craze get on the sky level. This league is the most celebrated league throughout the world. It has a fan base of millions of people every week. This league has the fan base of the most rivalry teams, and each team has the players in the world.

English Premier League: Facts and Figures
English Premier League: Facts and Figures

In this league, every team has players who can single-handedly win matches for the team. Every team has the best facilities to stay and practice, and the stadiums are always full of fans. Let us have a look at some of the facts and figures of the English Premier League.

English Premier League Is Just Over Two Decades Old

The formation of English Premier League was in May 1992 when the teams of the earlier version of the league resigned and together made a Super League which came to be known as English Premier League. In these two decades from being a newly made league, this tournament became the richest of all sports in the world. There is an increase in the revenue share of the TV contract, billions of dollars came from sponsors, and the English team became best from their Italian and Spanish rivals.

Most Of The Teams of English Premier League Are From London

The total numbers of teams in this tournament are 14, and out of which 5 of them are from London, Thus, the majority of teams of this tournament are from London. The groups include Chelsa, Arsenal, Queen’s Park Rangers, Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur.

English Premier League: Facts and Figures
English Premier League: Facts and Figures

There Is A Hate Relationship With American Owners

Even though it is an English tournament, Americans have the majority of stakeholders. There are five teams in EPL which have American Stakeholders including Liverpool, Manchester United, Arsenal, Aston Villa and Sunderland. However, there is a hate relationship with the English fans with these powers. The fans do not like the American owners and till today wants to leave the tournament.

Teams Get Sponsored From Gambling Sites

Five teams in English Premier League get their sponsorship from gambling and casino sites. The teams include Swansea City, Wolverhampton, Bolton, Sunderland and Aston Villa.

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