ENGLAND

ENGLAND

As known, England is the birthplace of football. They have taught football all over the world and today football is the most famous sport globally. English Premier League is accepted as the best league with all features such as its history, players, stadiums, and clubs. English football is not only the best in pitch but also as economic value of the league, EPL is the most valuable league in the world, so this economic power allows them to develop in various facilities for all branches.

Every Premier League teams have their own football academies or football schools in many countries from China to Africa to explore new talents. Back in 2012, English football received its biggest shake up at grassroots level for years with the introduction of the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP). Thanks to a consultation between the Premier League, Football League and the Football Association a long-term strategy to aid the development of younger players was implemented. Therefore they determined these five main areas; productivity rates, training facilities, coaching, education, welfare to develop English football academies. Thanks to these improvements, England National Team today is living one of the most successful periods of its history. As known England national team played semi-final match in World Cup 2018 in Russia although it was one of the favourite teams of the tournament. England U17 National Team has been champion on U17 World Cup in 2017.

In the 2018/2019 season, Premier League has 8.33 billion € total market value, so it is also the most valuable league globally. Manchester City has 1,13 billion € total market value as the most valuable club in the league. Premier League has 27,2 average of age and Wolverhampton is the youngest team in the league with 25,4 average of age. In contrary, Burnley is the oldest team wit 29,3 average of age.