The competition begins with a match between two clubs. This is the Community Shield cup. It is played a week before the start of the English premier league. It involves the winners of the premier league and the FA cup in the previous season. In-case the winner of the league and FA was one team then the chance is given to another team. This is always the runner-up in the premier league. It a final match because it is only played once at Wembley Stadium. This is to make the teams equal without home support.
Besides the main league cup there are other two competitions played by the teams. They are Carling cup currently known as Capital One cup and FA cup. The Capital One cup begins from the lower division. It is a knock out competition and only those lower division clubs that qualifies will meet the championship clubs. Then it later reaches the premier league teams that play the qualified teams from lower division. It starts off very early but reaches the premier league competition in around September. All the teams will play the competitions based on the fixtures. It is very difficult competition because it does not involve home and away games. When it is in the semi-final stage the remaining four clubs play home and away competition. Despite this the away goals does not make a team qualify for the finals but it’s the number of the goals scored. The final match between the two successful teams is played in late February or early March. Manchester United has won the trophy many times than the opponents.
The other crucial competition is the FA cup. It also begins from the lower division competition. It then moves to championship clubs. The qualified teams play against the championship teams to find the best teams. It takes a bit longer time than the Capital One cup to reach the premier league stage. It starts off at the premier league stage at around early February and ends in May. The teams that have qualified from the championship will play the premier teams to fight for the title. At this stage it is referred as the fourth stage. It only comprise of sixteen teams who plays to find the best eight. Most big teams are also challenged by the championship team and kicked out of the competition. Since the cup involves knock out the teams put more effort to secure such titles if cannot acquire the premier league. The semi-finals also involve home and away matches where the two successful teams play the final. Teams like Manchester United and Liverpool have made good records in the competition up to date.
English premier league has had great competition since it began. Best clubs have made it and even smaller ones have done great surprise. Big clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea have done it. Manchester United being the top champion of the premier league. The clubs has managed to win the league twenty times. It is followed by Liverpool that has made it to nineteen time winner. Other clubs like Manchester city, Arsenal and Chelsea have also won the title. There are other small teams as at now like Newcastle united and Blackburn rovers who have also won the title in the past. This league is now the most competitive league in the world. It is also followed by the highest population worldwide.