English Premier League Statistics

by on August 25, 2010
in League Football

Football league: English premier leagueEnglish Premier League is the biggest football league in Europe. The 2010-2011 football season is in progress these days. Here are some statistics about English Premier League:

• Total number of teams: 20.
• Each team plays 38 matches.
• League system: promotion and relegation.
• Number of relegation teams: 3.
• Season time: August to May
• Total number of matches in a season: 380.
• The majority of matches are played on Saturday and Sunday.
• Current sponsor: Barclays Bank. That’s why this league is known as Barclays Premier League.
• This league is in the first position of UEFA coefficients.
• Number of competitive teams: 44.
• Number of champion teams: 4

2009-2010 Season statistics

Promoted teams to 2009-2010 season: Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City and Burnley.

Relegated from 2008-2009 season: Newcastle United, Middlesbrough, and West Bromwich Albion.

Relegated from 2009-2010 season: Burnley, Hull City, and Portsmouth.

Promoted to 2010-2011 season: Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion, and Nottingham Forest.

• Champion of 2009-2010 season is Chelsea with 86 points.
• Manchester United is in the second position with 85 points.
• Total matches played: 380.
• Matches Won by the home team: 51%.
• Draws: 25%.
• Matches Won by visiting team: 24%.
• Total goals scored: 1053.
• Goals per match: 2.77.
• Top scorer: D. Drogba with 29 goals.

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