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Top level of the English football league system. Wikipedia
Highest level of the National League System and fifth-highest of the overall English football league system. While all of the clubs in the top four divisions of English football are professional, the National League has a mixture of professional and semi-professional clubs. Wikipedia
The top level of youth football in England before it was to be replaced by a new league proposed by the Elite Player Performance Plan in 2012, which was accepted by the 72 member clubs of The Football League on 20 October 2011. Established in the 2015-2016 season and given the renamed title of the Professional Development League It was contested between the Academy sides of the Premier League and some Football League clubs. Wikipedia
Amateur league competition for football clubs located at the top echelon of the Sammarinese football league system and has been operating since the 1985–1986 season. Ranked last at number 55 among European leagues according to UEFA's league coefficient, which is based on the performance of Sammarinese clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League. Wikipedia
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- In the modern day, the Premier League is the world's most-watched football league, most lucrative, and amongst the elite.
- * A Upon the breakaway of the First Division in 1992 to form the Premier League, Barclays became a secondary sponsor in the newly formed top division, becoming the primary sponsor from 2001 until 2016.
- Its popularity faded during the 1990s, coinciding with the establishment of the Premier League—top level of the English football league system.
- It was the top-level football league in England from its foundation until 1992, when the top 22 clubs split away to form the Premier League.
- The English top division, the Premier League, is the most watched football league in the world.
- For example, the 2005–06 season of the English Premier League produced an average of 2.48 goals per match.
- Organizations including Viacom, Mediaset, and the English Premier League have filed lawsuits against YouTube, claiming that it has done too little to prevent the uploading of copyrighted material.
- Across Ireland, there is significant interest in the English and, to a lesser extent, Scottish soccer leagues.
- The top five European leagues are the Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France).
- Although the League of Ireland is the national league, the English Premier League is the most popular among the public.
- London's most popular sport is football and it has five clubs in the English Premier League as of the 2019–20 season: Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, and West Ham United.
- It is considered particularly newsworthy when a top Premier League team suffers an upset defeat, or where the giant-killer is a non-league club, i.e. from outside the professional levels of The Football League.
- Financial considerations led to a major shake-up in 1992, when in a step to maximise their revenue the leading members of the Football League broke away to form their own competition, the FA Premier League, which was renamed the Premier League in 2007.
- Football is another popular sport in the city, with the FIFA World Cup and the English Premier League being followed widely.
- All clubs in the top four levels (the Premier League and the three divisions of the Football League) are automatically eligible.
- Several foreign leagues and competitions, especially England's Premier League, have large followings in Bangkok as well as other Thai urban centres.
- Paulo Wanchope, a forward who played for three clubs in England's Premier League in the late 1990s and early 2000s, is credited with enhancing foreign recognition of Costa Rican football.
- The final is normally held the Saturday after the Premier League season finishes in May.
- Aston Villa currently play in the Premier League, and are 7-time First Division champions and the 1982 European Champions.
- In sports, the city is best known for being the home of Premier League football clubs Liverpool and Everton, with matches between the two being known as the Merseyside derby.
- The clubs both compete in the Premier League, of which they are founding members, and contest the Merseyside Derby, dubbed the 'friendly derby' despite there having been more sending-offs in this fixture than any other.
- Ford has also been a major sponsor of the UEFA Champions League for over two decades and is also a longtime sponsor of the Sky media channel's coverage of Premier League football.
- The five top European leagues – the Bundesliga (Germany), Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Serie A (Italy), and Ligue 1 (France) – attract most of the world's best players and each of the leagues has a total wage cost in excess of £600 million/€763 million/US$1.185 billion.
- Two decorated Premier League football clubs bear the city name – Manchester United and Manchester City.
- Manchester City (2019) are the only club to have achieved a domestic League and Cup treble, having beaten Chelsea 4-3 on penalties in the EFL Cup Final, finished at the top of the English Premier League, and beaten Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup Final.
- The FA Cup winners also qualify for the following season's single-match FA Community Shield, the traditional season opener played against the previous season's Premier League champions (or the Premier League runners-up if the FA Cup winners also won the league – the double).
- Liverpool is home to the Premier League football clubs Everton and Liverpool F.C.
- The competition is open to any eligible club down to Level 10 of the English football league system – all 92 professional clubs in the Premier League (Level 1) and the English Football League (Levels 2 to 4), and several hundred "non-League" teams in Steps 1 to 6 of the National League System (Levels 5 to 10).
- The most recent examples of a non-league team (Levels 5 to 10) beating a Level 1 opponent are National League side Lincoln City's away victory over Premier League side Burnley in the 2016–17 FA Cup and Conference Premier side Luton Town's away victory over Level 1 Premier League's Norwich City in the 2012–13 Fourth Round Proper.
- The Game is included in the newspaper on Mondays, and details all the weekend's football activity (Premier League and Football League Championship, League One and League Two.) The Scottish edition of The Game also includes results and analysis from Scottish Premier League games.
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