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Premier League
2004-05
Premier League Logo (2004-2007)
Season information
Winners Chelsea
Relegated Crystal Palace
Norwich City
Southampton
Domestic cup winners
FA Cup Arsenal
Carling Cup Chelsea
Charity Shield Arsenal
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League Chelsea
Arsenal
Manchester United
Everton
Liverpool
UEFA Cup Bolton Wanderers
Middlesbrough
UEFA Intertoto Cup Newcastle United
Season statistics
Goals scored 974
Average 2.56
Top goalscorer Thierry Henry (29)
Biggest home win Arsenal 7-0 Everton
(May 11, 2005)
Biggest away win West Brom 0-5 Liverpool
Highest scoring Tottenham 4-5 Arsenal
(November 13, 2004)
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The 2004–05 FA Premier League (known as the Barclays Premiership for sponsorship reasons) began on 14 August 2004 and ended on 15 May 2005. Arsenal were the defending champions after going unbeaten the previous season. Chelsea won the title with a record 95 points, securing the title with a 2-0 win at The Reebok Stadium against Bolton Wanderers. Chelsea also broke a number of other records during their campaign, most notably breaking the record of most games won in a single Premier League campaign, securing 29 wins in the league in home and away matches.

In the domestic cup competitions, Arsenal won the FA Cup after beating holders Manchester United on penalties in the final. Chelsea won the Football League Cup, beating Liverpool (who had defeated holders Middlesbrough in the 4th round) 3–2 after extra time.

Promotion and relegation

Start of season

Teams promoted from the First Division 2003-04

End of season

Teams relegated to The Championship 2005-06

Personnel and kits

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Arsenal Arsène Wenger Patrick Vieira Nike O2
Aston Villa David O'Leary Olof Mellberg Hummel DWS Investments
Birmingham City Steve Bruce Kenny Cunningham Diadora Flybe.com
Blackburn Rovers Mark Hughes Garry Flitcroft Lonsdale HSA
Bolton Wanderers Sam Allardyce Jay-Jay Okocha Reebok Reebok
Charlton Athletic Alan Curbishley Matt Holland Joma All:Sports
Chelsea José Mourinho John Terry Umbro Fly Emirates
Crystal Palace Iain Dowie Michael Hughes Diadora Churchill
Everton David Moyes David Weir Umbro Chang
Fulham CChris Coleman Lee Clark Puma dabs.com
Liverpool Rafael Benítez Steven Gerrard Reebok Carlsberg
Manchester City Stuart Pearce Sylvain Distin Reebok Thomas Cook
Manchester United Alex Ferguson Roy Keane Nike Vodafone
Middlesbrough Steve McClaren Gareth Southgate Erreà 888.com
Newcastle United Graeme Souness Alan Shearer Adidas Northern Rock
Norwich City Nigel Worthington Craig Fleming Xara Proton
Portsmouth Alain Perrin Arjan De Zeeuw Pompey Sport TY
Southampton Harry Redknapp Nigel Quashie Saints Friends Provident
Tottenham Hotspur Martin Jol Ledley King Kappa Thomson Holidays
West Bromwich Albion Bryan Robson Kevin Campbell Diadora T-Mobile

Final league table

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 Chelsea (C) (Q) 38 29 8 1 72 15 57 95 Champions League Group stage
2 Arsenal (Q) 38 25 8 5 87 36 51 83
3 Manchester United (Q) 38 22 11 5 58 26 32 77 Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Everton (Q) 38 18 7 13 45 46 -1 61
5 Liverpool (Q) 38 17 7 14 52 41 11 58 Champions League First qualifying round
6 Bolton Wanderers (Q) 38 16 10 12 49 44 5 58 UEFA Cup First round
7 Middlesbrough (Q) 38 14 13 11 53 46 7 55
8 Manchester City 38 13 13 12 47 39 8 52
9 Tottenham Hotspur 38 14 10 14 47 41 6 52
10 Aston Villa 38 12 11 15 45 52 -7 47
11 Charlton Athletic 38 12 10 16 42 58 -16 46
12 Birmingham City 38 11 12 15 40 46 -6 45
13 Fulham 38 12 8 18 52 60 -8 44
14 Newcastle United (Q) 38 10 14 14 47 57 -10 44 Intertoto Cup Third round
15 Blackburn Rovers 38 9 15 14 32 43 -11 42
16 Portsmouth 38 10 9 19 43 59 -16 39
17 West Bromwich Albion 38 6 16 16 36 61 -25 34
18 Crystal Palace (R) 38 7 12 19 41 62 -21 33 Relegated to The Championship
19 Norwich City (R) 38 7 12 19 42 77 -35 33
20 Southampton (R) 38 6 14 18 45 66 -21 32

Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
P = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points;
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Premier League 2004-05 Winners
Chelsea
1st Premier League title
2nd English title

Results

Home \ Away ARS AST BIRBLABOLCHACHECRYEVEFULLIVMNCMNUMIDNEWNWCPORSOTTOTWBA
Arsenal 3–1 3–0 3–0 2–2 4–0 2–2 5–1 7–0 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–4 5–3 1–0 4–1 3–0 2–2 1–0 1–1
Aston Villa 1–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 4–2 3–0 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–1
Birmingham City 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 4–0
Blackburn Rovers 0–1 2–2 3–3 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–3 2–2 0–0 1–1 0–4 2–2 3–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–1
Bolton Wanderers 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 4–1 0–2 1–0 3–2 3–1 1–0 0–1 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 3–1 1–1
Charlton Athletic 1–3 3–0 3–1 1–0 1–2 0–4 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–2 0–4 1–2 1–1 4–0 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–4
Chelsea 0–0 1–0 1–1 4–0 2–2 1–0 4–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 4–0 4–0 3–0 2–1 0–0 1–0
Crystal Palace 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–2 1–3 2–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–3 0–1 2–2 3–0 3–0
Everton 1–4 1–1 1–1 0–1 3–2 0–1 0–1 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 2–1
Fulham 0–3 1–1 2–3 0–2 2–0 0–0 1–4 3–1 2–0 2–4 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–3 6–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–0
Liverpool 2–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 3–2 2–1 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 3–0
Manchester City 0–1 2–0 3–0 1–1 0–1 4–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–1
Manchester United 2–0 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 5–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–1
Middlesbrough 0–1 3–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 1–3 1–0 4–0
Newcastle United 0–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–4 1–0 4–3 1–3 0–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 3–1
Norwich City 1–4 0–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 1–0 1–3 1–1 2–3 0–1 1–2 2–3 2–0 4–4 2–1 2–2 2–1 0–2 3–2
Portsmouth 0–1 1–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 4–2 0–2 3–1 0–1 4–3 1–2 1–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 4–1 1–0 3–2
Southampton 1–1 2–3 0–0 3–2 1–2 0–0 1–3 2–2 2–2 3–3 2–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 1–2 4–3 2–1 1–0 2–2
Tottenham Hotspur 4–5 5–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–3 0–2 1–1 5–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 3–1 5–1 1–1
West Bromwich Albion 0–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–4 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–5 2–0 0–3 1–2 0–0 0–0 2–0 0–0 1–1
Source: Barclays Premier League
1The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Top scorers

Rank Scorer Team Goals
1 Thierry Henry Arsenal 25
2 Andy Johnson Crystal Palace 21
3 Robert Pirès Arsenal 14
4 Jermain Defoe Tottenham Hotspur 13
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink Middlesbrough 13
Frank Lampard Chelsea 13
Yakubu Aiyegbeni Portsmouth 13
8 Andy Cole Fulham 12
Peter Crouch Southampton 12
Eiður Guðjohnsen Chelsea 12

External links

Premier League 2004-05

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2004–05 in English football
FA competitions
FA Cup (Qualifying rounds, Final) · Community Shield · FA Trophy (Final)
Premier League and Football League
FA Premier League · Football League (Championship, League One, League Two) · League Cup (Final) · Football League Trophy (Final) · Play-offs (Championship Final, League One Final, League Two Final)
Premier and Football Conference
Football Conference (National, North, South) · Conference League Cup
Lower leagues
Isthmian League · Northern Premier League · Southern League · North West Counties League · Wessex League · Western League
European competitions

Champions League (Final) · Europa League (Final)

National teams

Senior (2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying round)

Other

Summer 2004 transfers · Winter 2004–05 transfers · Summer 2005 transfers

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