English football has seen plenty of great sides throughout the country’s history, particularly in its top flight. From Arsenal’s teams of the early 2000s to Manchester City’s sparkling form of late, the Premier League boasts the name premier for a reason.
We’ve seen an evolution of proper football across the world, with money significantly upping the stakes for many of these well-established organizations. It’s created high drama in the transfer market, an ever-needed focus on the development of youth players in their academies and a global battle to develop relationships with new fans around the globe.
Although just two teams outside of the traditional top 6 have managed to hoist the Premier League title since the 1992/93 campaign, we’ve seen loads of excitement amongst those jockeying at the head of the table.
Leicester City defied all odds in 2015/16 by hoisting their club’s first top-flight title in team history, while many other teams outside the top 6 have struggled to remain in the Premier League on a consistent basis.
Today, ONE37pm offers up a detailed list of the top 20 clubs in the Premier League era over the past 10 seasons.
We’ll be using various criteria to determine the top teams, including top-four finishes, average finishing place, points per campaign, number of PL titles and most seasons avoiding relegation over the past 10 years.