Premiership 2014-2015 Overview
|The Premiership for the 2014 through
2015 season is the 23rd season overall for the football league known as the
English Premier League. Some people call it the Barclays League as well.
Heres some information about the league, as well as how its going
This season started in June, 2014, and it
will go until late May of 2015. The last team to win the league was Manchester
City, who won in the season starting in 2013. There are twenty teams in the
One interesting tidbit about the league this year is
that it was the first time Leicester City has made it to the league in ten
As of mid-February, 2015, Chelsea
is in the lead with 59 points overall. They have a league-leading 28 wins and 2
losses. Behind them is Manchester City with 52 points and 15 wins. In third
place is Manchester United with 47 points and 13 wins. These three teams have
qualified to make it to the Champions League group stage.
fourth place is Southampton, who qualified for the Champions League play-off
round with 14 wins and 46 points. In fifth place is Arsenal, who qualified for
the Europa League group stage, and Tottenham Hotspur, who qualified for the
qualifying round for the Europa league.
The next ten teams include
cities like Liverpool, Toke City, Everton, Crystal Palace and others. All the
way at the bottom are Aston Villa and Burnley, with Leicester City in dead last
at the twentieth position. These three teams will go down to the Football
This is obviously if these teams all stay in their
The player whos received
the most yellow cards on the year is Sunderland. Paul Konchesky from Leicester
City and Kyle Naughton from Tottenham Hotspur are tied for the most red cards
at two each. There have been 250 matches played total. The player who has
scored the most goals is Diego Costa at 17 goals.
Sergio Aguero is right
behind him with 16 goals, and then you have Charlie Austin and Harry Kane with
13 goals apiece on the leaderboard. Alexis Sanchez has 12 goals, and there are
three players tied with 10 goals apiece, and five who have 9 goals.
current leader for goalie is Fraser Forster who managed to play 12 games with
no goals scored. The team that won the most games in a row was Manchester City
at seven games straight. If you want to count teams that simply went the
furthest without losing, meaning with wins and ties only, then its
Chelsea with 14 in a row.
There were many extreme turnouts this year,
including a current high of the game between Manchester United and Southampton
which had more than 75,000 people attending. This was in early January. There
have been a half-dozen players of the month, including Diego Costa who plays
for Chelsea. Others who have won this honor include Sergio Aguero from
Manchester City and Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur.
There were four
hat-tricks on the year, including one from Diego Costa ho pulled off the three
goals for Chelsea against Swansea City when they won 4-2 in September. Sergio
also Aguero did it for Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur in their 4-1
win in October. Diego Costa is favourite at Ladbrokes.com to finish on top
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Managers in the league during the 2013-2014 changed 25
times throughout the course of the season, but this only happened 9 times
during the 2015 season so far. Many have said though that its been an