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Facts about the Premier League

Confederation:

UEFA

Ranking in UEFA League Coefficient:

3rd

Headquarters:

30 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8PL, United Kingdom
Tel.: +44 (0) 20 7864 9000
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7864 9001

Chairman:

Sir Dave Richards

Founded:

1992 (previously: First Division from 1888 to1992)

Name Sponsor:

No Name Sponsor

Matchdays:

38

Total Number of Matches:

380

Domestic Cup:

FA Cup
FA Community Shield
Football League Cup

Current Champions (2015/2016):

Leicester City (1st title)

Most Championships:

Manchester United (20 titles)

TV Partners:

Total Revenue: £ 2,765 mn (Domestic: £ 1,916 mn., International: £ 850 mn.)
BSkyB (until 31/05/2019)Annual revenue: £ 1,392 mn. Sky will show a total of 126 matches a season.

BT Vision (until 31/05/2019)
Annual revenue: £ 320 mn.
BT acquired the rights for 42 matches per season.

BBC (until unknown)
Annual revenue: £ 204 mn.
BBC has the right to show highlights of the Match of the Day on Saturday and Sunday nights, as well as other evenings when fixtures justify.

 

Record Transfers:

Sold: Gareth Bale, September 2013
From Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid
Transfer Fee: € 100,759,418

Bought: Paul Pogba, August 2016
From Juventus FC to Manchester United
Transfer Fee: € 105 mn.

Biggest Stadium:

Old Trafford, Manchester United
Capacity: 75,811

Most Matches in PL History:

Ryan Giggs, 632 matches

Most Goals in PL History:

Alan Shearer, 260 goals in 435 matches

Top Scorer of the Season 2015/2016:

Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur, 25 goals

Player of the Season 2015/2016:

Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City

Goal of the Season 2015/2016:

Anthony Martial, Manchester United vs. Stoke City (3:0) on 02nd February 2016

Oldest Player in PL History:

John Burridge, (Manchester City vs. Queens Park Rangers, May 14th 1995), 43 years and 162 days

Youngest Player in PL History:

Matthew Briggs (Fulham vs. Middlesbrough, May 13th, 2007), 16 years and 65 days