The English Premier League - the most famous and profitable in the world of football. Its revenue for 2013 amounted to $ 4.2 billion.
For a traditional championship between competing clubs in Manchester, London and Liverpool.
The London team attract the most public attention because of the fame of the British capital.
Please describe the most significant of football in London that are regularly involved in the title race. It will focus on Arsenal and Chelsea.
Fans of the team called gunners, gunners. Shirts red, a long contract with the sponsor - the airline Fly Emyreits, which is named in honor of the club and the arena.
The main achievements of the team related to its currentcoach, Arsene Wenger, who managed to revive the club after a long hibernation. When it was achieved the championship, the best scorers for Arsenal became the leaders of the championship of England on the number of goals scored (Robin van Persie, Thierry Henry).
Arsene Wenger makes extensive use of young players,Club actively selling the most talented of them. Transfers - the main item of income Arsenal. For the Gunners played one of the most famous footballers of Russia, now the player of Zenit - Arshavin.
Alternative names - blue, aristocrats. Although in the British capital has a separate area of Chelsea, the stadium and training base are located in a different area of London.
Major advances connects with his teamowner - Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. Becoming the owner of Chelsea, our compatriot has allocated hundreds of millions of pounds for the purchase of expensive players. First, the result was not - expensive stars can not play. Then Abramovich invited for the post of coach of the ambitious Portuguese Jose Mourinho, who quickly put a team game. With him aristocrats twice won the FA Cup, the Cup, the Super Bowl of the country and reached the final of the Champions League.
In the 2011-2012 season running Chelsea interim coach Roberto Di Matteo won the Champions League. Team preaches power, quick game on the result from the use of skilful performers.
Champion of England as part of Chelsea is the former captain of the Russian team, Alexey Smertin
Of course, with the aforementioned top teams compete hard on budgets, the game and all the other famous clubs.
Londoners bitter rival in the Premier League are the teams from Manchester: Manchester United and Manchester City.
In the Premier League regularly play another 4 Londonteam: Crystal Palace, West Ham, Tottenham and Fulton. The last two are better known for a long time Tottenham played our famous striker, Roman Pavlyuchenko.