Since the EPL started in 1992 is has risen to be the most popular soccer league on the planet. Since its inception, 45 teams have competed for the top prize. It has also proven to be the most challenging league for punters on Betway to bet on due to its competitive nature. It is not apparent that a “big” team will beat a “small” team, making the league very interesting.
Also, since it began, only seven teams have been ever-present in the league. This post evaluates who among the 45 teams that have competed in the Premier League finishes top of the all-time EPL table. Before ranking the teams, here is a look at the league records to help build the case for the top all-time team.
EPL title records
When it comes to league titles, Manchester United holds the most EPL titles, having won it 13 times. They managed this achievement under the guidance of Sir. Alex Ferguson. Since his retirement, The Red Devils have not managed to win the EPL title. United also holds the record for the most consecutive title wins. On two occasions, they have lifted the title three consecutive times. It was during the 1998/1999, 1999/2000, and 2000/2001 seasons. They also repeated the achievement in the 2006/2007, 2007/2008, and 2008/2009 seasons.
The Highest points in a season
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City holds the record for the highest points in a season, having managed 100 points in the 2017/2018 season. They almost confirmed their prowess the next season when they collected 98 points in the 2018/2019 season. Chelsea and Liverpool are the other EPL teams to almost reach 100 points after managing 95 and 93 points a season, respectively. Manchester City is also the team that has scored the highest number of goals in a season. The Citizens managed 106 goals in the 2017/2018 season.
Most Overall wins
Since the EPL began, Manchester United has recorded the most wins cumulatively, having won 736 matches. Manchester City holds the record of most wins in a season at 32. These teams’ performances have made them a favorite for punters on Betway because of their ability to grind out results even in the toughest of matches.
All-Time EPL Table
The all-time EPL table is a collective record of all match outcomes. Punters on Betway will agree with this analysis as they usually follow the EPL action as it happens. The ranking considers the results, points, and goals from the teams’ games since 1992 when the EPL started to the 2019/2020 season.
Here are the top five clubs in the all-time EPL table:
- Tottenham Hotspurs
Tottenham have played in 28 EPL seasons. They have featured in 1076 matches, winning 462 and lost 346. The remaining 268 games ended in draws. The cumulative points tally is 1654. Their best position is 2nd, and they have never been relegated.
Liverpool has also featured in the EPL for 28 seasons. They have played 1076 matches, won 561, drew 265, and lost 250. Their collective points tally is 1948. The Reds have never tasted relegation.
They have lifted the EPL title once.
In the 28 seasons that Chelsea has been in the Premier League, they have played 1076 matches. They registered 578 wins, 263 draws, and 235 losses. Their points tally is 1997, and they have never been relegated. Chelsea has won five EPL titles.
Arsenal has also never tested relegation, having been in England’s top league for all 28 seasons. Out of their 1076 matches, they have won 579, drew 274, and lost 223. Their cumulative points tally is 2011. Despite their current poor form, they are the second-best all-time team in EPL history. They lifted the trophy three times.
- Manchester United
Despite missing out on EPL’s top prize since Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement, The Red Devils remain at the top of the all-time EPL table. In 28 seasons and 1076 matches, they have a better record than the rest. They have 13 EPL titles and have won 666 games, drawn 236, and lost 176. Their cumulative points tally is 2234.