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Premier League Announce 20th Anniversary Award Nominees (VIDEO)

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20 YEARS OF PREMIER LEAGUE
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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Premier League, the organisation has asked fans of English football's top tier to nominate their most memorable moments.

Supporters can vote on the best match, goal, celebration and save as well as the opportunity to pick the all-time Premier League XI since its inception in 1992.

Manchester United have won 12 Premier League titles under Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsenal three under Arsene Wenger, while Chelsea also won three leagues during Jose Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti's stewardship. Blackburn Rovers too were champions in 1995 under Kenny Dalglish.

The Premier League, as Sky opined when they launched their coverage two decades ago, offered a whole new ball game.

Sky Sports launch their Premier League coverage:

English football, reeling from the hooligan era of the 80s, five-year European ban after the Heysel disaster and in the aftermath of the Hillsborough tragedy, was revamped.

Stadiums were now all-seater as English football was given a commercial makeover, and Sky have monopolised its coverage ever since.

Technological advancements have seen Sky make several seminal upgrades. The red button interactive function began in August 1999, offering fans the chance to tailor their viewing of football to their own preferences.

Football in HD was launched in 2006 and then the chance to view it in 3D became a possibility in January 2010.

Analysis of games has become far more meticulous, pioneered by Andy Gray before his 2011 sacking, and that mantle has been taken up expertly by Gary Neville.

Matt Le Tissier's goals in the early years elevated the Premier League brand:

Cameras now cover almost every angle, which has aided the argument for the use of video to aid officials during games. And most satisfyingly for Rupert Murdoch, his corporation can boast to contributing to the Premier League becoming a global brand.

Poster boys ranging from the aura of Eric Cantona to the goals of Alan Shearer to David Beckham's good looks offered the complete package in the early-mid 90s.

Cantona, the catalyst for four United titles in five seasons, emerged into a world football icon, earning a Nike deal which elevated the sportswear's own brand, whilst foreigners began flocking to England.

Now it can lay a serious claim to being the most exciting league in world football, and was probably the best during the latter years of the last decade. English clubs reached the Champions League final five seasons in a row between 2005 and 2009.

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