Premier League Quiz: Hard

The third instalment in this Premier League general knowledge series. Some more challenging questions for you to have a go at. Choose from three difficulties: Easy, Medium and Hard
As of 7 August 2013
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On which date was the FA Premier League formed as a limited company?
27 May 1992
Alongside Notts County and West Ham United, which team missed out on the first season of the Premier League following relegation from the old First Division?
Luton Town
What did the FA Premier League change its name to in 2007?
Premier League
Who is the current chairman of the Premier League?
Sir Dave Richards
And in which year was he appointed?
1999
If points and goal difference are equal between two or more teams, what is the third and final statistic used when ranking teams in the Premier League table?
Goals Scored
If still equal, teams are deemed to occupy the same position. If there is a tie for the championship, for relegation, or for qualification to other competitions, what is carried out to decide the ranks?
Play-Off Match
Who did Nike take over from as the official match ball supplier in 2000?
Mitre
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Between the years 2007-2010, which Irish broadcaster won the rights to air 42 live Premier League matches?
Setanta Sports
What collective name was given to Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United between the seasons 2003-04 and 2008-09?
Big Four
3rd place was the lowest rank in the 21 years of the League for which team?
Manchester United
What was special about the three teams that were promoted to the Premier League in the 2001–02 season (Blackburn Rovers, Bolton Wanderers and Fulham) and the 2011–12 season (Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City and Swansea City)?
All avoided relegation in their first season
What is the lowest place a team can finish in the Championship in order to gain promotion to the Premier League?
6th
How many of the current Premier League teams were in the 12 founding members of the Football League?
4
Where was the first ever Premier League match outside England played?
Liberty Stadium, Swansea
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