FA Premier League Information

The FA Premier League was created on the 20th February 1992, prior to that it was called The Football League which was founded in 1888. There are 20 football clubs in the Premier League who all act as shareholders. Seasons run every year from August to May with each club playing 38 games each. At the end of each season the bottom three teams are relegated to The Championship and the top three teams in The Championship after the playoffs are promoted to The Premiership. To date a total of 42 clubs have played in the Premiership but only four have won the title, these are Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal and Chelsea. For the 2007 - 2008 season Manchester United won making them the current champions.

Premier League Matches

Every team plays each other twice a season, once at their home ground and once away from home. 3 points are awarded for a win and 1 point for a draw allowing teams to progress up or down the table. Standard kick off times are Saturday 12:45pm, 3pm and 5:30pm, Sunday 2pm and 4pm, Weekdays 8pm.

2008 - 2009 Premier League Teams, Nicknames and Grounds

Arsenal - The Gunners - Emirates Stadium
Aston Villa - The Villans - Villa Park
Blackburn Rovers - Rovers - Ewood Park
Bolton Wanderers - The Trotters - Reebok Stadium
Chelsea - The Blues - Stamford Bridge
Everton - The Toffees - Goodison Park
Fulham - The Cottagers - Craven Cottage
Hull - The Tigers - KC Stadium
Liverpool - The Reds - Anfield
Manchester City - The Citizens - City of Manchester Stadium
Manchester United - The Red Devils - Old Trafford
Middlebrough - Boro - Riverside Stadium
Newcastle United - The Magpies - St James' Park
Portsmouth - Pompey - Fratton Park
Stoke City - The Potters - Britannia Stadium
Sunderland - The Black Cats - The Stadium of Light
Tottenham Hotspur - Spurs - White Hart Lane
West Bromich Albion - The Baggies - The Hawthorns
West Ham United - The Hammers - The Boleyn Ground
Wigan Athletic - The Latics - JJB Stadium

Watching The Premier League on P2P

Live Premier League Matches can be accessed via most P2P software including TVAnts, Sopcast, TVU, PPMate and UUSEE both at weekends and through the week. List of channels and links to the live games can be found via our daily football schedule pages.