London: a sprawling metropolis steeped in history, iconic landmarks, mixed culture, and of course, football. The English Premier League (EPL) is the epitome of top-tier European football, boasting some of the best talent and clubs in the world. Seven of the 20 Premier League teams this 2023/24 reside in diverse parts of London.

It's been a while since this happened; you'd have to trace back to the 1994/1995 season to find seven London-based teams. Notably, the all-time high was during the 1989/1990 season when a record 8 London teams graced the Premier League. 

Look at the seven Premier League clubs calling England's capital home. 

Arsenal 

  • Location: Islington, North London
  • Stadium: Emirates Stadium
  • Year club founded: 1886
  • Years in Premier League: 31 

Arsenal, Chelsea, and Tottenham have played in 30 consecutive Premier League seasons. In this campaign, the Gunners like their chances of winning their first title since the Invincibles 2003 season. Head coach Mikel Arteta strengthened the squad by acquiring three summer : Kai Havertz, Jurrien Timber, and Declan Rice. 

Arsenal Football Club, founded in 1886 by workers from the Woolwich Arsenal Armament Factory, moved to North London in 1913 and established itself as a dominant force in English football. The club has enjoyed significant success, especially under managers like Herbert Chapman in the 1930s and Arsène Wenger in the late 20th century. As of 2021, Arsenal has secured 13 Premier League titles, 14 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 1 European Cup Winners' Cup, and 17 FA Community Shields.

Brentford

  • Location: Brentford, West London
  • Stadium: Brentford Community Stadium
  • Year club founded: 1889
  • Years in Premier League: 2 

Brentford made a triumphant entrance into the Premier League in the 2021/22 season, marking their first appearance in England's football zenith since 1947.

After finishing a respectable 13th last season, the Bees' maiden Premier League journey continues. 

Founded in 1889, Brentford Football Club has fluctuated between English football's second and third tiers. Their iconic home was Griffin Park for 116 years until 2020 when they transitioned to the Brentford Community Stadium.

Chelsea

  • Location: Fulham, West London
  • Stadium: Stamford Bridge
  • Year club founded: 1905
  • Years in Premier League: 31 

After winning the 2021 Champions League and undergoing a change in ownership, Chelsea is in the midst of a significant cultural and psychological rebuild. The Blues finished an uncharacteristic 12th place last season. But under the leadership of new boss , Chelsea should fancy its changes finishing in the top four this upcoming season. 

Chelsea Football Club started in 1905. Over the years, the club has become one of England's most triumphant football clubs, collecting five league titles, FA Cups, and two Champions League titles. With its rich history and a roster filled with high-profile players and managers, Chelsea continues to dominate in English and European football.

Crystal Palace 

  • Location: Selhurst, South London
  • Stadium: Selhurst Park
  • Year club founded: 1905
  • Years in Premier League: 14

The Eagles are entering their 14th year in the Premier League after finishing eleventh last term under the tutelage of Roy Hodgson. 

The club began its journey in 1905. Nestled in the Selhurst district of London, Selhurst Park stands as their emblematic ground. Over the decades, Crystal Palace has carved a distinct niche in English football, experiencing highs and lows across various leagues. With a fervent fanbase and memorable moments in the Premier League era, The Eagles continue to soar and leave their mark in the landscape of English football.