The English Premier League is a professional league for association football clubs in England. Sponsored by Barclays Bank, the English Premier League is the most popular sporting league on the planet with more than a billion viewers every season. The English Premier League was formed on 20 February 1992 after the top-flight football clubs decided to break away from the First Division Football League which was founded in 1888.
Since its inception, the English Premier League has turned out to be the world’s most profitable football league raking revenues of around £1.93 billion ($3.15 billion) in 2007–08 and attracting top players from all over the world.
The English Premier League has won several international accolades including the International Trade Award in recognition of its great contribution to trade and investment as well as bringing value to English football and the broadcasting industry in Britain. In April 2010, the EPL was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade category.
The English Premier League has seen 43 clubs altogether competing for the coveted Premiership trophy but only Arsenal, Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea, and Manchester United managing to clinch the title.
DESIGN ELEMENTS OF THE PREMIER LEAGUE LOGO
The English Premier League logo had a retouching in 2007 with changes brought to its resolution and color shades. The lion is the core element of the logo with its confident and elegant look.
Shape of the Premier League Logo:
The Premier League logo is a depiction of a ferocious lion that signifies the authority that dominates the game. It is a display of the challenges the league presents to the competing 20 teams. It also depicts the willingness of the competing team members to take on the challenge that they may face during the course of the league.
Color of the Premier League Logo:
The English Premier League uses vivid red and blue colors that portray the vibrancy and lively nature of the football league’s fast paced games.
Font of the Premier League Logo:
The switch to uppercase instead of the lowercase of the English Premier League font is a reflection of its growing importance in the world of football.