The English Premier League
The British premier league features 20 teams each season which runs for about 10 months. Not all teams have made it to each season. However, some have made frequent appearances each season. Teams like Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Everton, Aston Villa and Liverpool among others have made regular appearances in each season.These teams have attracted a great following from across the world.
Arsenal is one of the teams that have attracted a lot of fans from different parts of the world. Based in North London, Arsenal is considered among the best clubs since it was established in 1886. The club has won a total of 13 1st division titles and the league as well including 11 FA cups. Arsenal has been very consistent having collected very many points in English football. In the 2003-04 season, Arsenal made a club record for completing 49 league games unbeaten till it lost to Manchester United.
Premier league competitiveness
The club has faced a lot of competition from other clubs apart from Manchester United. Every team playing Arsenal has always felt that it is a big task to tackle. Most importantly, any game involving Arsenal and teams like Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Spurs and Everton have always been considered big matches. All the same, the competitive nature of the league has greatly increased over the current years. As a result, every team that joins the league cannot be underrated. Three clubs leave the premier league each season as three others join to replace.
In the 2013-14 season, the club finished fourth place in the premier league behind Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City. It was such a competitive season which saw teams like Liverpool qualify for the 2014-15 Champions league spot and Manchester United drop to position number 7. The league has grown over the years and Arsenal has not relented in any way under the leadership of manager Arsene Wenger since 1996.
Arsenal’s current players include Santi carzola, Olivier Giroud,Wojciech Szczęsny, Thomas Vermaelen, Metsut ozil, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere, Lukas Podolski, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Tomas Rosicky, Laurent Koscielny, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mikel Arteta among several other players as substitutes. Arsenal has capped world class players in the past like Thierry Henry from France. The club has gained a lot of support from different parts of the world because of its style of play. It is indeed one of the best clubs in the premier league.
By: Simon Titus