Chelsea (The Blues)

Overview: The team was founded in 1905 in Fulham, London and has enjoyed many successes including 5 national league titles, 7 FA Cups, 5 League Cups, 4 FA Community Shields, 1 UEFA Champions League, 1 EUFA Europa League, and 1 UEFA Super Cup.

Stadium: Stamford Bridge

Notable players:

Ron Harris, D (1962-1980)

Frank Lampard, MF (2001-2014)

Bobby Tambling, F (1959-1970)

Didier Drogba, F (2004-2012, 2014-2015)

Jimmy Greaves, F (1957-1961)

Petr Cech, GK (2004-2015)

Eden Hazard, MF (present)

John Terry, D (present)

Fun facts:

6th highest average all-time attendance in English football

7th most valuable club ($1.66 billion)

Known for their hooligan fans in the 1970’s and 1980’s

The team was bought for 1 euro in 1982

They were one of the first clubs to play with numbered shirts

They have the record for greatest point spread in Europe (21-0 over Jeunesse Hautcharage)

Crystal Palace (The Eagles)

Overview: The team was founded in 1905 in South Norwood, London at the famous Crystal Palace Exhibition. They have been FA Cup finalists twice and finished 3rd in the top English division in 1991, their highest ever finish.

Stadium: Selhurst Park

Notable players:

Jim Cannon, D (1973-1988)

Peter Simpson, F (1929-1935)

Yannick Bolasie, MF (2012-2016)

Christian Benteke, F (present)

Fun facts:

Only team in premier league history to be relegated after finishing 4th bottom

Relegated 4 times from the premier league (highest number of any team)