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Premier League: Panduan bagi Pemula

Premier League: Panduan bagi Pemula

The Premier League: Beginner’s Guide

The Barclays Premier League is the most watched football league in the world. There’s a good chance that you already know something about it. Over 650 million homes around the world have access to Barclays Premier League football on TV.

However, if you are new to the excitement and thrills of the Barclays Premier League, here are some of the key facts about the biggest continuous sporting event on TV.

The Basics

At its most basic, the Premier League is the lead competition in English football. Developed following years of under-investment in stadiums and playing talent, the League played its first season in 1992/93 and was originally composed of 22 clubs. In 1995/96 the League was reduced to its present number of 20 clubs.

Widely regarded as the elite club league in world football, the Premier League is owned by its 20 shareholders; the member clubs, whose membership of the League is dependent on the performance of their football team in the Barclays Premier League.

Neither Everton or Liverpool have ever been relegated from the Premier LeagueThere are 20 teams in the league and the season runs from August to May. Each team plays each other twice, once at home in its own stadium and once away in the other team’s stadium. This gives each team a total of 38 matches in a season. Teams get three points for a win, one point for a draw and no points when they lose. The team with the most points at the end of the season are the champions. If two teams have the same number of points then goal difference is used to decide who wins.

At the end of the season the three teams at the bottom of the league are relegated to the second tier of English football, the Championship. Three teams from the Championship are promoted to take the place of the relegated teams.

Chelsea have never been relegated from the Premier LeagueAround the world, the Premier League has over 80 live broadcast partners who help screen the Premier League in over 200 countries. The Premier League has a high standard of football and attracts the top football stars from around the world. More fans watch the Premier League in its stadiums than any other league in Europe and the good performance of its clubs in European football means that it is rated as the number one league in Europe.

The Clubs

Man Utd are one of seven clubs to play every Premier League seasonForty seven different teams have competed in the Premier League – Bournemouth, who arrived from the Championship for the 2015/16 season, were the 47th. Only seven teams have played in each of the Premier League’s 23 seasons: Arsenal, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Five different teams have won the Premier League: Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Blackburn Rovers. United lead the way, winning their thirteenth Barclays Premier League trophy in the 2012/13 season.

Where are the Clubs?

Fans follow their clubs home and away. This is where they will have to travel in the 2014/15 season: 

Arsenal have never been relegatedLondon - five of the current Barclays Premier League teams are based in London. Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, (often called Spurs) are north London rivals. Chelsea is based in west London, West Ham are in east London and Crystal Palace are in south London. Watford is just north of London.

The North West - the north west of the country is where four of the current Premier League teams are based. The two major cities in the region, Liverpool and Manchester, each have two teams – one in red and one in blue. Liverpool (in red) rival Everton (in blue) for the affection of fans on Merseyside and Manchester United (red) and Manchester City (blue) divide fans there. 

Aston Villa have never been relegated from the Premier LeagueThe Midlands - the central area of England is known as the Midlands and have four teams in the Premier League. Aston Villa and West Bromich Albion are both based in Birmingham with Leicester City and Stoke City not far away.

The North East - Sunderland and Newcastle United are strong local rivals in the North East and Hull City is also on the east coast of England.

The South - Southampton and Bournemouth are the only Barclays Premier League club based on the south coast of England.

East Anglia - Norwich City is based in East Anglia, which is a region in the east of England.

Wales - Swansea City play in the English Premier League but are actually based in Wales. They play in England for historical reasons.

Investing in the future of football

The Premier League recognises its obligations to contribute to the rest of English football and to achieve a high standard of Corporate Social Responsibility. The grassroots of the game are hugely important to the Premier League. The Premier League invests in the players of tomorrow and is funding a new generation of facilities.

Tottenham Hotspur have never been relegated from the Premier LeagueUnder the Creating Chances umbrella, Premier League clubs are at the heart of their communities and the Premier League uses the power of football to engage local communities in intervention programmes which address the four key social issues of education; health and wellbeing; social inclusion and equalities. In addition, the Premier League has an International Good Causes programme – and Premier Skills is at the centre of that.

Man City won the Premier League in 2013/14

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NikiV
15/03/2022
MX
54
points

I knew a bit about Premier League
I have heared some teams. I´d like to know about the origins of Barclays.
The fans need to know about the geography of UK to locate the teams


NikiV
15/03/2022 19:35
Mexico
Liverpool
54

I knew a bit about Premier League
I have heared some teams. I´d like to know about the origins of Barclays.
The fans need to know about the geography of UK to locate the teams

Etto's picture
Etto
15/01/2022
EG
41
points

I am a big fan of Liverpool and the Egyptian King Mohamed Salah.
I wish they would make it this season and win the Premier League title.


Etto's picture
Etto
15/01/2022 08:57
Egypt
Liverpool
41

I am a big fan of Liverpool and the Egyptian King Mohamed Salah.
I wish they would make it this season and win the Premier League title.

Gabriel Amaral's picture
Gabriel Amaral
23/03/2021
BR
1512
points

I know pretty much the clubs, managers, players and a small part of clubs histories.
I'ld like to know how can I work there!
There's a lot of things, isn't it? I don't think I have space enough to tap this here!


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Gabriel Amaral
23/03/2021 18:35
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

I know pretty much the clubs, managers, players and a small part of clubs histories.
I'ld like to know how can I work there!
There's a lot of things, isn't it? I don't think I have space enough to tap this here!

alejocaal92's picture
alejocaal92
16/09/2020
CO
82
points

The premier league is the best league in the world for player and teams. It's view by everyone.


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alejocaal92
16/09/2020 05:16
Colombia
Manchester United
82

The premier league is the best league in the world for player and teams. It's view by everyone.

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
06/07/2020
TR
6472
points

The most entertaining league in the world.
We need to have special trips organised by the EPL from our countries to watch games regularly. I think it would be a wonderful idea.


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mobeckham
06/07/2020 23:55
Turkey
Manchester United
6472

The most entertaining league in the world.
We need to have special trips organised by the EPL from our countries to watch games regularly. I think it would be a wonderful idea.

Izabela
05/07/2020
BR
1505
points

Nice


Izabela
05/07/2020 23:17
Brazil
Newcastle United
1505

Nice

MandoMontes's picture
MandoMontes
08/01/2020
MX
10
points

I think the Premier League is the best league of the world, I'm a old Manchester City fan and I lovely more the league for the competition. Nobody knows who is the next champion, in contrast with the other leagues in Europe.


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MandoMontes
08/01/2020 19:25
Mexico
Manchester City
10

I think the Premier League is the best league of the world, I'm a old Manchester City fan and I lovely more the league for the competition. Nobody knows who is the next champion, in contrast with the other leagues in Europe.

wsanta's picture
wsanta
21/03/2019
AR
5085
points

I think the Premier League is so important and interesting because the weakest teams can beat the strongest ones. In contrast, in Spain, Barcelona or Real Madrid always wins , in Italy, Juventus always wins and in Germany, Bayern Munich always wins too and that is boring. When an underdogs wins is like David beating Goliath


wsanta's picture
wsanta
21/03/2019 20:44
Argentina
Leeds United
5085

I think the Premier League is so important and interesting because the weakest teams can beat the strongest ones. In contrast, in Spain, Barcelona or Real Madrid always wins , in Italy, Juventus always wins and in Germany, Bayern Munich always wins too and that is boring. When an underdogs wins is like David beating Goliath

SebasHerrera98
22/10/2018
CR
11
points

is good thank you


SebasHerrera98
22/10/2018 22:48
Costa Rica
Liverpool
11

is good thank you

Arsenal Cris
10/11/2016
VN
372
points

Thank you . I learn a lot about this .


Arsenal Cris
10/11/2016 12:19
Vietnam
Hull City AFC
372

Thank you . I learn a lot about this .

kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
04/07/2016
GH
4768
points

I know it's the most popular league in the world


kwesimanifest's picture
kwesimanifest
04/07/2016 14:01
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

I know it's the most popular league in the world

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/04/2016
PS
3705
points

No there is not.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/04/2016 12:22
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

No there is not.

kaka
15/03/2016
BR
6
points

ok


kaka
15/03/2016 22:13
Brazil
Arsenal
6

ok

kaka
15/03/2016
BR
6
points

I love football


kaka
15/03/2016 22:11
Brazil
Arsenal
6

I love football

kaka
15/03/2016
BR
6
points

Idon't know very abaut footbal, but I want learn . I like exercice.


kaka
15/03/2016 22:08
Brazil
Arsenal
6

Idon't know very abaut footbal, but I want learn . I like exercice.

assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/03/2016
PS
3705
points

The premier league is the best league in the world.


assemjuve's picture
assemjuve
08/03/2016 12:04
Palestinian Territory
Liverpool
3705

The premier league is the best league in the world.

aragorn1986's picture
aragorn1986
14/12/2015
ME
3557
points

Maybe you shoud add more articles about english history of football before BPL? FA cup winners and finals, League Cup winners, and generally about some clubs that are less known?


aragorn1986's picture
aragorn1986
14/12/2015 15:08
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Maybe you shoud add more articles about english history of football before BPL? FA cup winners and finals, League Cup winners, and generally about some clubs that are less known?

MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/11/2015
RW
2320
points

Premier league is the first competitive league around the world


MUGEMANYI's picture
MUGEMANYI
15/11/2015 09:19
Rwanda
Arsenal
2320

Premier league is the first competitive league around the world

almirpereira's picture
almirpereira
29/10/2015
BR
1315
points

Biggest football event in the world.


almirpereira's picture
almirpereira
29/10/2015 00:36
Brazil
Chelsea
1315

Biggest football event in the world.

aragorn1986's picture
aragorn1986
28/10/2015
ME
3557
points

The best league ever.. They should read the articles and memorise everything so they could understand the importance of tradition in english football.


aragorn1986's picture
aragorn1986
28/10/2015 18:56
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

The best league ever.. They should read the articles and memorise everything so they could understand the importance of tradition in english football.

Abdallah
23/10/2015
KW
1814
points

I know it's the most enjoyable league in the world . It attracts much fans than other leagues .


Abdallah
23/10/2015 14:05
Kuwait
Chelsea
1814

I know it's the most enjoyable league in the world . It attracts much fans than other leagues .

nikosonris
21/10/2015
UA
2453
points

Thank you for a very informative article. (Just found one misprint when it was dealing with the location of London-based teams - Crystal Palace were mentioned twice, I believe West Ham Utd were undeservedly left out)


nikosonris
21/10/2015 09:15
Ukraine
Arsenal
2453

Thank you for a very informative article. (Just found one misprint when it was dealing with the location of London-based teams - Crystal Palace were mentioned twice, I believe West Ham Utd were undeservedly left out)

Rema's picture
Rema
21/10/2015
RS
538
points

You have right, West Ham Utd were undeservedly left out ;) I found one more misprint, Queens Park Rangers aren't in Premier League now, they were relegated and now they are in Championship.


Rema's picture
Rema
21/10/2015 17:52
Serbia
West Ham United
538

You have right, West Ham Utd were undeservedly left out ;) I found one more misprint, Queens Park Rangers aren't in Premier League now, they were relegated and now they are in Championship.

Rema's picture
Rema
24/10/2015
RS
538
points

Queens Park Rangers were reflected on the quiz also. Five current Premier League teams are from London, not six.


Rema's picture
Rema
24/10/2015 09:37
Serbia
West Ham United
538

Queens Park Rangers were reflected on the quiz also. Five current Premier League teams are from London, not six.

Rich's picture
Rich
25/10/2015
ES
594
points

The article has been updated now - thanks!


Rich's picture
Rich
25/10/2015 20:13
Spain
Liverpool
594

The article has been updated now - thanks!

Rema's picture
Rema
25/10/2015
RS
538
points

Still stay the same-5 current Premier League teams are from London, not 6(I mean in quiz section). Sorry for bothering Rich.


Rema's picture
Rema
25/10/2015 21:22
Serbia
West Ham United
538

Still stay the same-5 current Premier League teams are from London, not 6(I mean in quiz section). Sorry for bothering Rich.

Rich's picture
Rich
26/10/2015
ES
594
points

It's no bother at all. You still see (or saw?) the same question after the problem was fixed because the website takes some time to refresh around the network. This is also because the old version of the website is probably stored in your browser cache - if you want to see a newer version of a page it can often help if you clear the cache on your computer. Cheers :)


Rich's picture
Rich
26/10/2015 15:04
Spain
Liverpool
594

It's no bother at all. You still see (or saw?) the same question after the problem was fixed because the website takes some time to refresh around the network. This is also because the old version of the website is probably stored in your browser cache - if you want to see a newer version of a page it can often help if you clear the cache on your computer. Cheers :)

Rema's picture
Rema
26/10/2015
RS
538
points

Now it's all ok. I wasn't cleared the cache on my computer so certainly the problem was the time what is needed to updates and spreads questions around the network. Cheers :)


Rema's picture
Rema
26/10/2015 17:45
Serbia
West Ham United
538

Now it's all ok. I wasn't cleared the cache on my computer so certainly the problem was the time what is needed to updates and spreads questions around the network. Cheers :)

admin's picture
admin
21/10/2015
GB
496
points

Thanks Nikosonris - This article has been updated a few times since it was originally written and I think one of us must have got a bit confused along the way. Thanks for pointing out the error and I'll fix it right away.


admin's picture
admin
21/10/2015 09:39
United Kingdom
Arsenal
496

Thanks Nikosonris - This article has been updated a few times since it was originally written and I think one of us must have got a bit confused along the way. Thanks for pointing out the error and I'll fix it right away.

Salloum's picture
Salloum
29/09/2015
SY
1308
points

5/6


Salloum's picture
Salloum
29/09/2015 00:40
Syria
Manchester United
1308

5/6

Rema's picture
Rema
24/09/2015
RS
538
points

What's means this sentence: Developed following years of under-investment in stadiums and playing talent and what's the meaning of word grassroots ?


Rema's picture
Rema
24/09/2015 17:22
Serbia
West Ham United
538

What's means this sentence: Developed following years of under-investment in stadiums and playing talent and what's the meaning of word grassroots ?

Rich's picture
Rich
24/09/2015
ES
594
points

It means that clubs didn't use money to improve the quality of stadiums or coaching facilities and youth development. When we talk about the grassroots we talk about football at a low level, like teams that play in local parks or school teams. It's often said that without investment at the grassroots, countries find it difficult to compete at the top level.


Rich's picture
Rich
24/09/2015 20:47
Spain
Liverpool
594

It means that clubs didn't use money to improve the quality of stadiums or coaching facilities and youth development. When we talk about the grassroots we talk about football at a low level, like teams that play in local parks or school teams. It's often said that without investment at the grassroots, countries find it difficult to compete at the top level.

Rema's picture
Rema
25/09/2015
RS
538
points

If I good understand, Premier League was founded after under-investment(a ​situation in which less ​money is ​spent on something over a ​long ​period of ​time than is needed ) in stadiums and youth development. Thanks for explanation.


Rema's picture
Rema
25/09/2015 09:16
Serbia
West Ham United
538

If I good understand, Premier League was founded after under-investment(a ​situation in which less ​money is ​spent on something over a ​long ​period of ​time than is needed ) in stadiums and youth development. Thanks for explanation.

carloschavarria
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

nothing Im know that Im so bad to read english. I want to know who create the Barclays Premier Leaugue. what teams will participate.


carloschavarria
10/09/2015 20:48
Mexico
Chelsea
0

nothing Im know that Im so bad to read english. I want to know who create the Barclays Premier Leaugue. what teams will participate.

anazaide
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

it was difficult to memorize all the numbres but it´s a nice form to learn english


anazaide
10/09/2015 20:41
Mexico
Chelsea
0

it was difficult to memorize all the numbres but it´s a nice form to learn english

NatyLee
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

The premier League is a event very important in Europe ,this event is a similar in many countries like Brazil,Mexico,etc.
I thought this are a better form to do of all the people could like the sports,in all the world persons are a fans of all the teams and watch the matches ,so many people likes soccer.


NatyLee
10/09/2015 20:39
Mexico
Manchester United
0

The premier League is a event very important in Europe ,this event is a similar in many countries like Brazil,Mexico,etc.
I thought this are a better form to do of all the people could like the sports,in all the world persons are a fans of all the teams and watch the matches ,so many people likes soccer.

VanessaC
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I don't like this because i hate the football


VanessaC
10/09/2015 20:39
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I don't like this because i hate the football

Dyllan
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

l like because is funny


Dyllan
10/09/2015 20:33
Mexico
Manchester United
0

l like because is funny

carinacatt
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I don´t like the football, is boring


carinacatt
10/09/2015 20:32
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I don´t like the football, is boring

Fernanda Valoix
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

the excersices are very easy and i learn more abut the football


Fernanda Valoix
10/09/2015 20:20
Mexico
Chelsea
0

the excersices are very easy and i learn more abut the football

kevin alexis
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

i like soceer was a idea very good cominate with the learning


kevin alexis
10/09/2015 19:35
Mexico
Liverpool
0

i like soceer was a idea very good cominate with the learning

EP7EnCl
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

thanks for the page is very helpful for the students


EP7EnCl
10/09/2015 19:34
Mexico
Leicester City
0

thanks for the page is very helpful for the students

pancracio
10/09/2015
DZ
0
points

The league of soccer is very important and interesting.
I will like to know more the playes of the soccer and how the tournament is controled.


pancracio
10/09/2015 19:34
Algeria
Swansea City
0

The league of soccer is very important and interesting.
I will like to know more the playes of the soccer and how the tournament is controled.

Hectordac
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I don't really like the futboll soccer, but this page is interestin to learn english and about the british league


Hectordac
10/09/2015 19:34
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I don't really like the futboll soccer, but this page is interestin to learn english and about the british league

José Juan
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I like this page because it's about an interesting sport and it show how important is from people from the UK


José Juan
10/09/2015 19:33
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I like this page because it's about an interesting sport and it show how important is from people from the UK

José Juan
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I think that it's a very interesting sport with a lot of history and culture in Europe.
I read everything I want to know from the text.
That is a very interesting and one of the most importan sports in the UK.


José Juan
10/09/2015 19:32
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I think that it's a very interesting sport with a lot of history and culture in Europe.
I read everything I want to know from the text.
That is a very interesting and one of the most importan sports in the UK.

Sleeper
10/09/2015
US
0
points

I don't like football but I think the artitle is very very importan beacause I learnt lot about the premier league.


Sleeper
10/09/2015 19:21
United States
Tottenham Hotspur
0

I don't like football but I think the artitle is very very importan beacause I learnt lot about the premier league.

Meey
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

The article it's so interesating!


Meey
10/09/2015 19:20
Mexico
Chelsea
0

The article it's so interesating!

Esmecortes
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

I like futbol, i think the very interesting


Esmecortes
10/09/2015 19:19
Mexico
Manchester United
0

I like futbol, i think the very interesting

Pablo Aguilar
10/09/2015
MX
0
points

It's a big form of learn english, reading.


Pablo Aguilar
10/09/2015 19:18
Mexico
Manchester United
0

It's a big form of learn english, reading.

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1mobeckham6472
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1Colombia68953
2Ukraine34192
3Serbia27094
4Spain25834
5Brazil22181
6Albania20578
7Macedonia19063
8Vietnam18536
9Turkey18279
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Club ranking
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1Manchester United134173
2Liverpool101265
3Chelsea83838
4Arsenal79133
5Manchester City50065
6Tottenham Hotspur16281
7Leicester City13327
8Newcastle United10002
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