Premier League Football Club Nicknames

The Premier League is an English professional league for men's association football clubs. At the top of the English football league system, it is the country's primary football competition. Contested by 20 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Football League. Besides English clubs, the Welsh clubs that compete in the English football league system can also qualify to play.

The Premier League is a corporation in which the 20 member clubs act as shareholders. Seasons run from August to May, with teams playing 38 matches each (playing each team in the league twice, home and away) totalling 380 matches in the season. Most games are played in the afternoons of Saturdays and Sundays, the other games during weekday evenings. It is currently sponsored by Barclays Bank and thus officially known as the Barclays Premier League. Outside England, it is commonly referred to as the English Premier League (EPL).

Premier League Football Club Nickname

The Premier League is the most-watched football league in the world, broadcast in 212 territories to 643 million homes and a potential TV audience of 4.7 billion people. In the 2010–11 season, the average Premier League match attendance was 35,363, the second highest of any professional football league behind the Bundesliga, and stadium occupancy was 92% capacity. The Premier League ranked second in the UEFA coefficients of leagues based on performances in European competitions over the last five years.

The following football team nicknames that were/are still playing in the Premier League
Arsenal F.C. NicknameArsenal F.C.The Gunners
Aston Villa F.C. NicknameAston Villa F.C.The Villans
Birmingham City F.C. NicknameBirmingham City F.C.Blues
Blackburn Rovers F.C. NicknameBlackburn Rovers F.C.Rovers, Blue and Whites, The Riversiders
Blackpool F.C. NicknameBlackpool F.C.The Seasiders, The Pool, The Tangerines
Bolton Wanderers F.C. NicknameBolton Wanderers F.C.The Trotters
A.F.C. Bournemouth NicknameBournemouth A.F.C.The Cherries
Bradford City A.F.C. NicknameBradford City A.F.C.The Bantams, The Paraders
Burnley F.C. NicknameBurnley F.C.The Clarets
Cardiff City F.C. NicknameCardiff City F.C.The Bluebirds
Charlton Athletic F.C. NicknameCharlton Athletic F.C.The Addicks, The Red Robins, The Valiants, Red Army
Chelsea F.C. NicknameChelsea F.C.The Blues, The Pensioners
Crystal Palace F.C. NicknameCrystal Palace F.C.Eagles, Glaziers
Derby County F.C. NicknameDerby County F.C.The Rams
Everton F.C. NicknameEverton F.C.The Toffees, The Blues
Fulham F.C. NicknameFulham F.C.The Cottagers, The Whites, The Lilywhites.
Hull City A.F.C. NicknameHull City A.F.C.The Tigers
Leeds United A.F.C. NicknameLeeds United A.F.C.The Whites, United, The Peacocks
Leicester City F.C. NicknameLeicester City F.C.The Foxes, The Filberts, The Blues
Liverpool F.C. NicknameLiverpool F.C.The Reds
Manchester City F.C. NicknameManchester City F.C.City, The Citizens, The Sky Blues
Manchester United F.C. NicknameManchester United F.C.The Red Devils
Middlesbrough F.C. NicknameMiddlesbrough F.C.The Boro. Smoggies
Newcastle United F.C. NicknameNewcastle United F.C.The Magpies, The Toon
Norwich City F.C. NicknameNorwich City F.C.The Canaries
Portsmouth F.C. NicknamePortsmouth F.C.Pompey, The Blue Army
Queens Park Rangers F.C. NicknameQueens Park Rangers F.C.QPR, Hoops, Super Hoops, R's
Reading F.C. NicknameReading F.C.The Royals
Southampton F.C. NicknameSouthampton F.C.Saints
Stoke City F.C. NicknameStoke City F.C.The Potters
Sunderland A.F.C. NicknameSunderland A.F.C.The Black Cats
Swansea City A.F.C. NicknameSwansea City A.F.C.The Swans, The Jacks
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. NicknameTottenham Hotspur F.C.Spurs, Lilywhites
West Bromwich Albion F.C. NicknameWest Bromwich Albion F.C.The Baggies, The Trostles
West Ham United F.C. NicknameWest Ham United F.C.The Irons, The Hammers
Wigan Athletic F.C. NicknameWigan Athletic F.C.The Latics
Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. NicknameWolverhampton Wanderers F.C.Wolves

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