As Premier League returns with unfinished business, new realities await English football


Premier League football returns on Wednesday after a three-month coronavirus-enforced absence, to well and truly rubberstamp football’s comeback from the pandemic.

The world’s most popular league will be the third major football competition to resume after Germany’s Bundesliga and Spain’s La Liga.

However, the eventual champion of the Premier League is all but clear with Liverpool enjoying a 25-point advantage over Manchester City, there’s drama all across the table which is what perhaps makes it one of the most-watched leagues in world football.

Relegation scrap is still to be played out and the matter of the European places for next season remains unresolved with a host of teams in the mix to make either the Champions League or the Europa League.

As the Premier League resumes here’s how the table stands.

Premier League table

Position Team Games Played Wins Draws Loss Goals Scored Goals Conceded Goal Difference Points
1 Liverpool 29 27 1…

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