The English Premier League has been known all over the world as the most-watched league. It is also the highest tier of English football and has seen so many stars come and go. The Premier League is also described among fans as the hardest or toughest league in Europe and as such the fan base is more than any other league in the world. Here are a few fun facts about the English Premier League.
Most Decorated Player In English Football
Ryan Giggs of Manchester United is the most decorated player in English football. The Welsh man made 632 appearances for the Red Devils (second-most appearances in English football behind Gareth Barry 653), scoring in 21 consecutive seasons- the only player to ever achieve that in the EPL and winning 13 premier league titles.
Most Successful Manager In The English Premier League
Retired former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is the most successful manager in the English Premier League, winning 13 EPL titles with Manchester United- a feat that no other manager will come close to in recent times.
Not All The Teams In The Premier League Are English
Although it is called the English Premier League, not all the teams who participate in the league and the lower leagues of English football are all English. There are up to 5 Welsh clubs who have opted (and been accepted) to instead play in the English system with the most notable who has seen more promotion that other being Cardiff City and Swansea City. Others who have seen more games in the Championship, League Two, and National league include; Newport County, Wrexham.
No English Manager Has Ever Won The English Premier League
Since the English Premier League inauguration in 1992 to date, no English manager has ever lifted the title.
Most Premier League Losses
Since the English Premier League was founded, Everton has lost the most Premier League matches with 371.