Who Is in the Barclays Premier League?


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Twenty clubs compete in the Barclay's Premier League, the highest soccer league in England. The majority of clubs are located in London and the northwest region.

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Who Is in the Barclays Premier League?
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London-area teams include Crystal Palace in the south, Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers, which are 3 miles apart in the west. It also includes Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, 4 miles apart in the north, and West Ham United in the east.

Located in the northwest are Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Everton. Burnley and Stoke City are also in the northwest.

The northernmost clubs are Newcastle United and Sunderland. Both clubs, along with Hull City, are located along the North Sea.

The midlands has three clubs: Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion, in Birmingham, and Leicester City. The other clubs are Southampton, located along the English Channel, and Swansea City in Wales.

Four clubs have combined to win all but one Premier League championships since the league began with the 1992 to 1993 season. Manchester United has won the league 13 times, the last one occurring in 2013. Arsenal and Chelsea are three-time winners, with Chelsea's last trophy coming in 2010 and Arsenal's in 2004. Manchester City won the league in 2012 and 2014. Blackburn Rovers, a member of the second-tier championship in the 2014 to 2015 season, was the league champion in 1995.

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