English Premier League

The Premier League is officially known as the Barclays Premier League with a total of 40 football clubs having competed in the English Premier football League to date (2008). The Premier league is the primary top league of the English football league pyramid structure, and operates a system of promotion and relegation with the championship League (pre 2004 known as division 1). The Premier League competition was established as the FA Premier League on 20th February 1992. Only 4 clubs have won the premiership title including; Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Blackburn Rovers.

Premier stats

Premier league live scores

Premier League Tables

1992 Premiership table | 1993 Premier table | 1994 Premiership table |
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2007 Premiership table
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2010 Premier league table | 2011 Premier league table

Premier league best players

Alan Shearer, former Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United football striker, currently holds the record for most Premiership goals scored, totalling 260 (as taken 09/04/2008). Alan Shearer also finished among the top ten goal scorers in a remarkable 10 seasons (out of his overall 14 seasons) in the Premier League. Alan Shearer also won the top scorer title three times and he became the first soccer player to score 100 Premier League goals in the 1995-96 premier league season.

Alan Shearer and Andrew Cole currently hold the presigious record for most goals scored in a football premiership season (34). Focusing on other great players of the premiership, Thierry Henry, Michael Owen and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink are a few players who have multiple wins of the top scorer titles. Thierry Henry in particular surpassed Alan Shearer's achievement of three titles by successfully winning his third consecutive and fourth overall scoring title. Thierry Henry scored 27 goals in the 2005-06 premier league season.

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English Premier
League Statistics

Biggest Premier League home win
date
teams
score
Mar 4th 1995 Manchester United v Ipswich Town 9-0
Biggest Premier League away win
date
teams
score
Feb 6th 1999 Nottingham Forest v Manchester United 1-8
Highest aggregate score
date
teams
score
Sep 29th 2007 Portsmouth v Reading 7-4

English Premier
League Records

Premier League all-time top scorers
rank player goals
1 Alan Shearer 260
2 Andy Cole 187
3 Thierry Henry 174
4 Robbie Fowler 163
5 Les Ferdinand 149
As of 15/04/2008
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