Teams in Barclays Premier League 2017-18…
The well-known Barclays Premier League was formed in the year 1992. There were many football premier league teams who took part in the Premier league but are no more playing for the league. Each and every season of the Barclays premier List, the committee decides the Barclays Premier League fixture Squad List or the Barclays Premier League team list.
Number of Teams Played in Barclays Premier League till now
As of now, the Barclays Premier League has a total number of 49 teams, who have played the Premier League till now. Out of this total number of Barclays Premier League team list, many teams are those who have not played the old First Division matches ever but still have been promoted to play the Premier League. These teams are Barnsley, Bournemouth, Reading, Wigan Athletic, Swindon Town and Hull City.
The on-going Barclays Premier League 2017-18 features a total number of 20 teams competing with each other.
Barclays Premier League Team List
Below is the Barclays Premier League Team list for the year 2017-18.
- Manchester City
- Manchester United
- Tottenham Hotspur
- Leicester City
- West Ham United
- Crystal Palace
- Huddersfield Town
- Newcastle United
- Brighton & Hove Albion
- Stoke City
- West Bromwich Albion
- Swansea City
Selection of the Barclays Premier League Team List
These twenty teams in the present season of the Barclays Premier League Teams List, who are competing with each other in the league, have gone through selection criteria to get a chance to play in the current season of the league. Out of these twenty teams in the Barclays Premier League Teams list, seventeen teams are the teams which were in the top seventeen positions at the previous season of the league. Other three teams have been promoted from the championship matches to get a chance to play in the premier league and make a place for their name in the Barclays Premier League Teams list for the current season.
Teams Promoted to play in Barclays Premier League
Out of the twenty teams in the Barclays Premier League Team list, the three teams which have been promoted from the championships are Brighton & Hove Albion, Newcastle United and Huddersfield Town. They have booked their name in the current season of Barclays Premier League Team list by winning championships.
Brighton & Hove Albion won the championship against Wigan Athletic and qualified for playing in the Premier League. They are playing Barclays Premier League for the first time in their play history. Newcastle United defeated Preston North End and made their chance to play Barclays Premier League 2017-18 season. Huddersfield Town defeated Reading in the EFL Championship and got a chance to play in the Barclays Premier League. This will also be the first time for Huddersfield Town to play Premier League in their play history.
Teams Relegated to EFL Championship
Out of the twenty teams mentioned in the Barclays Premier League team list, three teams have been relegated to the EFL championship, due to their performance report. These three teams are Southampton, West Bromwich Albion and Swansea City. Southampton played a total of 24 matches in the premier league out which they won only 4 matches.Live Matches Scores, West Bromwich Albion played a total of 24 matches, out of which they won only 3 matches. Swansea City played a total of 24 matches, out of which they won only 5 matches.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: (L-R) Tom Wood, Captain of Northampton Saints, Gerritt-Jan Van Velze, Captain of Worcester Warriors, Ally Hogg, Captain of Newcastle Falcons, Jack Yeandle, Captain of Exeter Chiefs, Greig Laidlaw, Captain of Gloucester Rugby, Tom Youngs, Captain of Leicester Tigers, Brad Barritt, Captain of Saracens, Danny Care, Captain of Harlequins, Guy Mercer, Captain of Bath, Jack Lam, Captain of Bristol Rugby, Joe Launchbury, Captain of Wasps and Josh Beaumont, Captain of Sale, pose with The Aviva Premiership Trophy during the Aviva Premiership Rugby 2016-2017 Season Launch at Twickenham Stadium on August 25, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images for Aviva)