Notable Barclay's Premier League teams include Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool, as of 2015. With the exception of Manchester City, each has been a mainstay in England's top football league since the inaugural 1992-93 season, along with Aston Villa, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur.Continue Reading
In all, 20 clubs participate in the Premier League each season; through 2014-15, a total of 46 different clubs have participated in the league since its inception. The bottom three teams each season are relegated to the Football League Championship and replaced by the top three performers from the same league for the following year of play.
In addition to Hull City, Burnley and Queens Park?two of the three 2014-15 newcomers?are likely to be relegated to the Championship League for the 2015-16 season. New addition Leicester City remains in the league after a 14th-place finish.
Southampton, Swansea City and Stoke City saw seventh, eighth and ninth-place finishes, respectively during the most recent season. The other five teams competing in the 2014-15 campaign?West Ham United, Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion, Sunderland and Newcastle United?finished between 11th and 17th place.
As of 2015, the 23 Premier League season championships are shared by just five different clubs: Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City. With 13 titles, Manchester United is the most celebrated; Chelsea captured the 2014-15 crown.
The 2015-16 season welcomes Bournemouth, the 47th different team to participate in Premier League play.Learn more about Soccer/Football