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Football Travel Guide Premier League

With millions of pounds at stake, players and managers from across the Globe, passionate fans and fierce rivalries, it is no wonder that many view the Premier League as simply the best football league in the World.

The 20 team Premier League certainly offers the finest footballing entertainment and is an experience not to be missed.

The football travel guide is here to help you make the most of your football day from important club contact numbers and web addresses to great quality and competitively priced hotel accommodation close to the ground.

Arsenal Aston Villa Chelsea
Everton Leeds United Leicester City
Fulham Liverpool Manchester City
Manchester United Newcastle United Crystal Palace
Burnley Brighton & Hove Albion Sheffield United
Southampton Tottenham Hotspur West Bromwich Albion
West Ham Wolverhampton Wanderers


Premier League - what's at stake?

Kicking off in August, the Premier League pits 18 teams against each other, home and away, over the course of 10 grueling months.

At the end of the season the top team is crowned Champions and automatically qualifies for the UEFA Champions League.

The teams finishing second, third and fourth also qualify for the next seasons UEFA Champions League. Fifth and sixth places in the Premier League qualify for the lower European competition called the Europa League. Depending on who wins the cup competitions and Fair Play Awards there are also 2 other Europa Cup places available.

At the other end of the final season table, the teams who finish in the bottom 3 places - 15 to 18 - are relegated (demoted) to the Championship.


What happened in the Premier League 2010/11

Manchester United won a record breaking 19th title in the 2010-11 season and they made it look fairly comfortable as the challenge of previous Champions Chelsea falling away. They were both joined in the UEFA Champions League by Manchester City and Arsenal. Four teams qualified for the Europa League Tottenham Hotspur, Birmingham City (cup winners). Stoke City (F A Cup finalists) and Fulham.

At the other end of the league West Ham, Blackpool and Birmingham City were relegated on a tense final day of the season.


What happened in the Premier League 2009/10

A closely fought campaign saw Chelsea become champions by a single point from Manchester United. Arsenal grabbed 3rd place and Tottenham Hotspur 4th to secure the other UEFA Champions League places. Manchester City, Aston Villa and Liverpool finished 5th to 7th to qualify for UEFA Europa league.

Portsmouth, who were docked 10 points after going in to Administration during the season, Hull City and Burnley were all relegated to the Championship.


What happened in the Premier League 2008/9

For much of the 2008/09 season the Premier League title race was a close race between Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea. Although it was undecided until the final few games, Manchester United finished ahead of Liverpool in one of the closest finishes in recent years.

Chelsea and Arsenal took the 2 final UEFA Champions League places while Aston Villa, Everton and surprisingly Fulham took the Europa Cup places.

At the other end of the table, West Bromwich Albion were first confirmed as relegated but the other relegation places were not settle until the final games of the season. In the last game shoot outs, defeats for Middlesbrough and Newcastle United sent them crashing in to the Championship, with Sunderland and Hull City surviving in the Premiership.


Top title winners

By winning the title in 20010/11 Manchester United overtook Liverpool at the top of the most top tier English titles table.... an amazing 19. Manchester United have won 12 titles in the last 19 years to close the gap following the 70's and 80's dominance of the Merseysiders who sit on 18 titles.

Arsenal sit in third place on 13 titles, Everton have 9, Aston Villa 7 and Sunderland 6.


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