Media Facts Essay

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Barclays premier league 1. Sheffield Utd’s Brian Deane scored the first goal in the English Premiership history. 2. No English manager has ever won the league title. Seriously. 3. English premiership started on 15th august 1992 4. Ryan Giggs’ dad played rugby for Wales 5. The Premiership was formed on 20th Feb 1992 6. Since 94-95 season only Man Utd, City, Chelsea, Arsenal have won league 7. Sir Alex Ferguson has won 12 premier league titles 8. Sponsors: Carling 1993-2001, Barclay Card 2001-2004 and Barclays 2004 to now 9. The first Sky television rights agreement was worth 304million over 5 years 10. Ryan Giggs has played in every Premier league season 11. Kevin Keegan’s quote “I would love it if we beat them. Love it!”, still fondly remembered in football. 12. The highest scoring game was Man United 9-0 defeat of Ipswich in 94-95 season, Andy Cole scoring 5 times. 13. Blackburn leads the red card charts with an amazing 75 red cards 14. Chelsea lead yellow card charts with over 1200 bookings 15. 2003-2004 Arsenal went the whole season unbeaten, thus earning the moniker “Invincibles” 16. Alan Shearer leads scoring charts with 260 premiership goals 17. Frank Lampard has 161 from midfield – an unbelievable amount for a non-striker. 18. Chelsea scored a whooping 103 goals in the 2009-10 title win 19. Swindon let in 100goals in 1993-94 season 20. Alan Shearer scored 11 premiership hat tricks 21. Fernando Torres at 50million is the highest transfer between English clubs 22. Ledley King scored fastest goal after just 10seconds 23. David Beckham scored that unreal halfway line goal against Wimbledon on the opening day of 1996-97 season 24. Sunderland(05-06) and Derby(07-08) both only won one home game in a season 25. Most away wins in a season was Chelsea 2004-2005 26. The

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