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15/08/1992 The Premier League kicks off for the first time

The Premier League is the top level of the English football league system. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the English Football League. The competition was formed as the FA Premier League, following the decision of clubs in the Football League First Division to break away from the Football League.


  • Essentials 

  • History 

  • Corporate structure 

  • Competition format 

  • Clubs 

  • International competitions 

  • Sponsorship 

  • Finances 

  • Media coverage 

  • Widening gap with lower leagues 

  • Stadiums 

  • Managers 

  • Players 

  • Awards