The structure of the English football league system

At the top is the Premier League‘s singles division which consists of 20 clubs, which up until the 2010–11 season, were all located in England. However, 2 Welsh teams (Swansea City and Cardiff City) participated in the 2011–12 and 2013–14 seasons. The Football League isdivided into 3 parts, each consisting of 24 clubs: The Championship […]

FA Cup: The ultimate romance in pragmatic football world (part 2)

In the first season of the Football League, Preston North End won the championship with a huge gap: 11 points, equivalent to 17 points according to the current 3-point-1-win calculation. Tournaments don’t have much competition, as no team has to be relegated. Preston was not then awarded a championship trophy. But when they were crowned […]