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25 Fun Facts About The English Premier League You Probably Didn’t Know



The Premier League is one of the most popular and competitive sports leagues in the world. The English Premier League is the top level of professional association football in England. It is contested by 20 clubs and operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Football League. Here are some fun facts about it you might not know.


1. The English Premier League (EPL) is the most-watched football league in the world.

2. The EPL was founded in 1992, making it one of the youngest leagues in Europe.

3. The first-ever match in the EPL was between Manchester United and Sheffield on Wednesday.

4. The current champions of the EPL are Chelsea Football Club.

5. The most successful club in the history of the EPL is Manchester United, which has won the title 20 times.


6. The EPL is the richest football league in the world, with
annual revenue of £2.9 billion.

7. The average attendance at EPL matches is 36,695 spectators.


8. The most expensive EPL transfer was Paul Pogba, who was transferred from Juventus to Manchester United for £89 million.

9. The current CEO of the EPL is Richard Scudamore.



10. The EPL was founded in 1992.

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