Premier League Winners Past and Present

The Premier League is the the top flight of English professional football and the most watched football league in the world.

The Premier League was started in the 1992/93 season

Prior to the inception of the Premier League, the top flight of English football league system was the First Division of the Football League

This is a list of every Premier League Winning Team since the competition started in the 1992/93 season.

2020/21Manchester City382756833286
2018/19Manchester City 383224952398
2017/18Manchester City 38324210627100
2015/16Leicester City3823123683681
2013/14Manchester City 3827561023786
2012/13Manchester United382855864389
2011/12Manchester City 382855932989
2010/11Manchester United3823114783780
2008/09Manchester United382864682490
2007/08Manchester United382765802287
2006/07Manchester United382855832789
2002/03Manchester United382585743483
2000/01Manchester United382486793180
1999/00Manchester United382873974591
1998/99Manchester United3822133803779
1996/97Manchester United3821125764475
1995/96Manchester United382576733582
1994/95Blackburn Rovers422787803989
1993/94Manchester United4227114803892
1992/93Manchester United4224126673186

Who won the first Premier League Season?

Manchester United won the first Premier League in the 1992/93 season. They finished 10 points clear of second placed Aston Villa

How many times have Man Utd won the Premier League?

Only six different teams have won the Premier League, with Manchester United dominating the competition by winning 13 of the 27 seasons that have so far been played.

Have Liverpool won the Premier League?

Liverpool won their first Premier League title in 2019/20, with only a handful of games to go and a huge lead, the COVID-19 pandemic put things on hold for a while, but Liverpool quickly wrapped things up after the restart, being confirmed as champions with 7 games still to go.

Most Premier League Title Wins By Club

ClubWinsWinning Years
Manchester United131992/93, 1993/94, 1995/96, 1996/97, 1998/99, 1999/00, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 010/11, 2012/13
Chelsea52004/05, 2005/06, 2009/10, 2014/15, 2016/17
Manchester City52011/12, 2013/14, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2020/21
Arsenal31997/98, 2001/02, 2003/04
Blackburn Rovers11994/95
Leicester City12015/16

Most Premier League Title Wins by Manager

13Sir Alex FergusonManchester United
3Jose MourinhoChelsea
3Arsene WengerArsenal
3Pep GuardiolaManchester City
1Kenny DalglishBlackburn Rovers
1Carlo AncelottiChelsea
1Roberto ManciniManchester City
1Manuel PellegriniManchester City
1Claudio RanieriLeicester City
1Antonio ConteChelsea
1Jürgen KloppLiverpool

Manchester United’s Premier League Winning Manager

Sir Alex Ferguson won 13 Premier League Titles

Sir Alex Ferguson is currently the most successful manager in the Premier League, having won thirteen titles, four times as many as any other manager.  He managed 810 games with Manchester United before his retirement at the end of the 2012–13 season.

Chelsea’s Premier League Winning Managers

Jose Mourinho has won 3 Premier League Titles

The ‘Special One’ joined Chelsea in in June 2004 

He won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2004/05, 2005/06 and on his second stint as Chelsea Manager in 2014–15

  • Former record holder for most points achieved in a Premier League season with 95 points
  • Most games unbeaten at home in the Premier League 77
  • Fewest goals conceded in a Premier League season with 15 goals

Carlo Ancelotti has won one Premier League Title

Carlo Ancelotti won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2009/10, which was his first season with the club.  

The race for the title went to the final day of the season with Chelsea starting the day one point ahead of Manchester United; Chelsea’s 8–0 win over Wigan Athletic was enough to secure their first title since 2006, despite Manchester United’s 4–0 defeat of Stoke City.

Antonio Conte has won one Premier League Title

Antonio Conte won the Premier League with Chelsea in 2016/17.

This was Chelsea’s fifth Premier League title and they won the league with two matches to spare.

Winning the title in his first season at the club and earning a record number of league victories for a season.

Manchester City’s Premier League Winning Manager

Pep Guardiola has won 2 Premier League Titles

Pep Guardiola won the Premier League with Manchester City in 2017/18 & 2018/19

In 2017/18 Manchester City rewrote a lot of the premier league  record books

  • Most points 100
  • Most wins 32
  • Most away wins 16
  • Most goals 106
  • Most consecutive league wins 18
  • Highest goal difference +79

Roberto Mancini has won one Premier League Title

Roberto Mancini won the Premier League with Manchester City in 2011/12

The title was City’s first Premier League success, making them the fifth club to win the Premier League.

City finished level with Manchester United, both on 89 points, but their goal difference was eight better than their local rivals’, making it the first time the Premier League had been won on goal difference.

Manuel Pellegrini has won one Premier League Title

Manuel Pellegrini won the Premier League with Manchester City in 2013/14

The title went down to the final day of the season, with Manchester City sealing the Premier League title with a 2–0 victory over West Ham United, finishing with 86 points.

Manchester City won their final five league matches, which was enough to overcome Liverpool (by 2 points) who had looked like favourites for the title just a few weeks earlier.

Arsenal’s Premier League Winning Manager

Arsene Wenger won 3 Premier League Titles

Arsene Wenger was named manager of Arsenal in 1996,

He won the Premier League with Arsenal in 1997/98, 2001/02, 2003/04.

  • Arsene Wenger holds the record for most games managed in the Premier League with 828 games, all with Arsenal.
  • Won the Premier League with Arsenal in 2004 without losing a single game all season, which labelled the team as ‘The Invincibles’

Blackburn Rover’s Premier League Winning Manager

Kenny Dalglish won one Premier League Title

King Kenny won the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers in 1994/95 becoming the second team to win the competition

Kenny Dalglish’s side secured the Premier League championship on the last day of the season despite losing 2–1 at his former club Liverpool, as Manchester United could only manage a 1–1 draw at West Ham.

Leicester City’s Premier League Winning Manager

Claudio Ranieri has won one Premier League Title

Claudio Ranieri won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2015/16, which made Leicester the 6th Team to win the competition

Leicester became everyone’s second Team as they bucked the trend of the biggest clubs to win the title.  Lot’s of Leicester fans won some crazy amounts of money betting on their team to win the league. 

Ladbrokes (bookmaker) had offered 5,000-1 odds on the team winning the league It cost the bookmakers a record payout of £25 million

Most Premier League Title Wins by Player

This is a list completely dominated by just one club. Man Utd have dominated the Premier League era, all 13 wins came under Sir Alex Ferguson, the most recent win coming in Ferguson’s last campaign in the 2012/13 season.

Wins Player Club
13 Ryan Giggs Manchester United
12 Gary Neville Manchester United
11 Paul Scholes Manchester United
8 Nicky Butt Manchester United
7 Wes Brown Manchester United
  Roy Keane Manchester United
  Denis Irwin Manchester United
6 Rio Ferdinand Manchester United
  Ole Gunner Solksjaer Manchester United
  David Beckham Manchester United
  Phil Neville Manchester United
  David May Manchester United

The current 2019/20 season (as it stands)

The 2019–20 Premier League is the 28th season of the Premier League, the top English professional football league, since its establishment in 1992.

Manchester City are the defending champions for the second successive year, after picking up the domestic treble the previous season.

It was the first Premier League season to have a mid-season break in February. Three games of a normal round of ten were played on the weekend 8–9 February 2020, six games on the following weekend 14–17 February 2020 and the tenth game, Manchester City versus West Ham, was rescheduled from 9 February 2020 to 19 February 2020 due to Storm Ciara. 

Games played on the same day had separate time slots such that the games did not overlap.

  • In 2019–20 the video assistant referee (VAR) review system was introduced.
  • Changes to the rules affecting back-passes, penalties, handballs and substitutions were also introduced.

New Premier League Records

On 25 October 2019, Leicester City broke the Premier League record – as well as the all-time English top-flight record – for the largest away league win and equalled the biggest ever Premier League win when they defeated Southampton 9–0 at St Mary’s Stadium.

On 12 January 2020, in a 6–1 victory over Aston Villa, Manchester City’s Sergio Agüero broke Thierry Henry’s Premier League record for most goals scored by an overseas player.

In the same match, he also broke the record for most hat-tricks scored by a single player

During this season, Liverpool broke or tied several Premier League all-time records, achieving a record-equalling 18 consecutive wins before being defeated by Watford on 29 February.

They have an ongoing record of 22 consecutive home wins, and a record 22-point lead in the table after the same number of matches played.