The Premier League is the highest tier in the English football league system.
The Premier League, which is also known as The Football Association Premier League Limited, is the highest tier in the English football league system.Twenty clubs compete for it, and with the English Football League uses a promotion and relegation system.
Typically, seasons last from August to May, during which each team participates in 38 games (playing all 19 other teams both home and away).
The majority of games take place on weekends.
Following the vote of clubs in the Football League First Division to separate from the Football League, founded in 1888, the competition was founded as the FA Premier League on February 20, 1992.
As of 2021, the Premier League holds the top spot in the league rankings determined by the UEFA coefficients based on results in European competitions over the previous five seasons.
Five English clubs have collectively won fourteen European trophies, making the English top division the second-highest producer of UEFA Champions League/European Cup victories.
The Premier League is a corporation whose management is overseen by Richard Masters, its CEO.
|Founded||20 February 1992; 30 years ago|
|Number of teams||20|
|Level on pyramid||1|
|Relegation to||EFL Championship|
|Domestic cup(s)||FA CupFA Community Shield|
|League cup(s)||EFL Cup|
|Current champions||Manchester City [6th title] [2021–22]|
|Most championships||Manchester United [13 titles]|
|Most appearances||Gareth Barry |
|Top goalscorer||Alan Shearer |