Premier League Match Schedule (English Premier League) An Emotional War

The Premier League is England’s top football league and one of the most famous leagues in the world. With fierce competition, exciting matches and interesting stories surrounding the teams, the Premier League has attracted the attention of millions of fans around the world.

In this article, we will join the 2019 SEA Games to learn about the Premier League schedule, each stage of the tournament, which teams will meet and notable highlights of this season. We will also have an overview of the history as well as interesting stories surrounding this tournament.

History and Admirable Achievements

Although the Premier League was founded in 1992, the history of English football has existed for a long time. In 1888, England’s first football tournament was organized and called “Football League”. This later became the “First Division” and eventually the Premier League.

During this time, there were many fairy tales and records set in the Premier League. Manchester United is the most successful team in the history of the tournament with 13 championship titles, followed by Arsenal with 3 times and Chelsea with 2 times.

Famous players such as Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney and Thierry Henry also have incredible achievements in the Premier League. Alan Shearer is the player who scored the most goals in the history of the tournament with 260 goals, Wayne Rooney is the player who scored the most goals in a season (34 goals) and Thierry Henry is the foreign player who scored the most goals highest in the Premier League (175 goals).

And not only is there personal achievements, the Premier League is also a place for teams to compete with each other to win important titles. In the 2018/2019 season, Manchester City became the Premier League champion for the 4th time in the past 8 years.

Premier League Competition Phase

The Premier League season takes place from August to May of the following year. Throughout the season, teams will compete against each other in dramatic and fierce matches to achieve the highest score.

This tournament has a total of 20 teams participating, including top English teams such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool along with new participating teams such as Sheffield United and Aston Villa.

The Premier League is also the most competitive among Europe’s top leagues. With the appearance of super strong teams like Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham, every season is a thrilling battle to win the throne.

a. Round Robin

During this period, teams will play each other twice, once at home and once away. There are 38 rounds in total, each team will have to play 38 matches.

The round robin is always the most dramatic and stressful stage in the Premier League. Every match is important and can completely change the outcome of the tournament.

b. Outgoing and Return Phase

After the round robin round ends, the 20 teams will be divided into 2 groups, including 10 teams in the upper group and 10 teams in the lower group. The teams in the upper group will continue to compete with each other in the first leg, while the teams in the lower group will compete with each other in the second leg.

Noteworthy Teams In The Premier League Season 2020/2021

As mentioned above, this year’s Premier League season will be a tense and surprising battle. Below are the teams that are predicted to have good results this season.

a. Manchester City

Manchester City were Premier League champions for two consecutive years before being usurped by Liverpool the previous season. With the appearance of coach Pep Guardiola and stars like Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling, Manchester City is expected to continue to be one of the brightest championship candidates this season.

b. Liverpool

Liverpool had an impressive season when they won the Premier League championship for the first time after 30 years of waiting. Despite lacking the skills of attacking legend, Mohamed Salah, Liverpool still has the ability to compete to regain the throne this season.

c. Chelsea

After recruiting many rookies like Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz, Chelsea is expected to be one of the most dangerous teams in the Premier League this season. Coach Frank Lampard will also have the opportunity to prove his abilities when equipped only with young players.

Unexpected Matches In The Premier League

The Premier League is always a place for teams to show their strength and the victories of small teams against big teams are always the inspiration for interesting stories. Below are some unexpected matches that have happened in the Premier League recently.

a. Leicester City – Manchester United (2015/2016 Season)

In the 2015/2016 season, Leicester City created a miracle by winning the Premier League championship for the first time in the club’s history. This team had a perfect season and became the second small team in history to win this title.

b. Liverpool – Norwich City (2019/2020 Season)

The match in round 1 of this season was extremely dramatic when Norwich City, the newly promoted team, shocked Liverpool by leading 4-3. However, in the end Liverpool had a miraculous comeback and won 4-3.

c. Manchester United – Arsenal (2002/2003 Season)

In the 2000s, Manchester United and Arsenal were the two top teams in the Premier League and always had tense confrontations. However, in the 2002/2003 season, Arsenal achieved a historic victory when defeating Manchester United at Old Trafford after 16 years of waiting.

Premier League Awards

The Premier League is not only a tournament for teams to show off their strength, but also a place for players to be honored with important awards. Below are some notable Premier League awards.

a. The Golden Boot (The Golden Boot)

The Golden Ball Award is an award given to the player who scores the most goals during the season. In the 2023/2024 season, Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy won this award with 23 goals.

b. The Silver Boot Award

The Silver Ball Award is an award given to the player who scores the second most goals after the Golden Ball winner. In the 2023/2024 season, Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang won this award with 22 goals.

c. Player of the Season Award

The Best Player of the Season Award is the Premier League’s most prestigious award and is voted on by coaches and representatives of clubs participating in the tournament. In the 2019/2020 season, Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City won this award.


Above is an overview of the Premier League schedule, a tournament loved and followed by millions of fans around the world. We had the opportunity to learn about the history, admirable achievements and important information about this year’s season.

Let’s look forward to intense matches and interesting stories in the Premier League season 2020/2021. And don’t forget to watch dramatic Premier League matches every weekend!