Leicester City crowned English Premier League Champion

Leicester City FC was crowned champions of the of English Premier League title for 2015-16 season without playing as nearest challenger Tottenham Hotspur FC.

They were crowned after its nearest challenger Tottenham Hotspur FC had 2-2 draw with Chelsea FC. The draw placed Tottenham at second position and was not able to surpass Leicester City FC’s seven point lead at the top of the table.

This is the first time in the Leicester City FC’s 132-year history it became the champion of the England.

About English Premier League

  • The English Premier League is professional league for men’s association football clubs.
  • It was founded in 1992 and is England’s primary football competition. It is at the top of the English football league system.
  • It is contested by 20 clubs and it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Football League.

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