English Premier League: A Look Back At the Teams From the Inaugural Season

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English Premier League: A Look Back At the Teams From the Inaugural Season
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Manchester United have won 12 EPL championships

This year marks the 20th season of the English Premier League. Back in 1992, the football clubs that made up the then First Division joined forces to leave the Football League and form what has since been known as the Premier League.

In its early years, the EPL was comprised of 22 clubs. However, following the 1994-1995 season, 4 teams were relegated while only two were promoted. The Premier League has consisted of twenty teams ever since.

While a total of 45 clubs from the various English football divisions have competed in the EPL over the past 20 season, only seven have remained in England's top flight since the league was launched. They include:

  • Arsenal
  • Aston Villa
  • Chelsea
  • Everton
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester  United
  • Tottenham

Manchester United won the first official EPL title. Here's a look back at the rest of the original 22 teams from the EPL's inaugural season in the order that they finished:

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