Published on August 11th, 2017 | by Michelle Roper-Shaw
Tonight, sees the start of the Football Premier League. Now in its 25th year, the nation’s favourite game is as popular as ever.
This month, the Premier League celebrates its 25th anniversary. The past quarter of a century has seen the beautiful game transform and not only in monetary terms. Forty-seven teams have taken part in the dizzy heights of England’s top football division during this time.
Yet, in 25 years, only six teams have won the Premiership: Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Leicester City.
So, to celebrate this prestigious anniversary here are some interesting facts about the Premier League.
Premier League First 25 Years
Football Stamp Collectibles at the Post Office Shop
Football fans will love the Football Heroes selection of stamp sets here at the Post Office Shop. Included in this collection is the Football Heroes Framed Stamp Set. This set celebrates eleven of the greatest British players ever to set foot on a football pitch:
- Gordon Banks
- Bobby Moore
- Dave Mackay
- John Charles
- Bryan Robson
- Denis Law
- Bobby Charlton
- John Barnes
- George Best
- Jimmy Greaves
- Kevin Keegan
In addition, there is also the Great Britons Bill Shankly Stamp Cover which has been signed by Roger Hunt, one of Liverpool’s greatest players, known as “Sir” Roger to his adoring Liverpool supporters.