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Premier League
2005-06
Premier League Logo (2004-2007)
Season information
Winners Chelsea
Relegated Birmingham City
West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland
Domestic cup winners
FA Cup Liverpool
Carling Cup Manchester United
FA Community Shield Chelsea
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League Chelsea
Manchester United
Liverpool
Arsenal
UEFA Cup Tottenham Hotspur
Blackburn Rovers
West Ham United
Intertoto Cup Newcastle United
Season statistics
Matches played 380
Goals scored 944
Average (2.48 per match)
Top goalscorer Thierry Henry (27 goals)
Biggest home win Arsenal 7-0 Middlesbrough
Highest scoring Arsenal 7-0 Middlesbrough
Wigan 4-3 Man City
Blackburn 4-3 Man United
Middlesbrough 4-3 Bolton
Fulham 6-1 West Brom
Charlton 2-5 Man City
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Promotion and relegation

Start of season

Teams promoted from The Championship 2004-05

End of season

Teams relegated to The Championship 2006-07

Final league table

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 Chelsea (C) (Q) 38 29 4 5 72 22 +50 91 Champions League Group stage
2 Manchester United (Q) 38 25 8 5 72 34 +38 83
3 Liverpool (Q) 38 25 7 6 57 25 +32 82 Champions League Third qualifying round
4 Arsenal (Q) 38 20 7 11 68 31 +37 67
5 Tottenham Hotspur (Q) 38 18 11 9 53 38 +15 65 UEFA Cup First round
6 Blackburn Rovers (Q) 38 19 6 13 51 42 +9 63
7 Newcastle United (Q) 38 17 7 14 47 42 +5 58 Intertoto Cup Third round
8 Bolton Wanderers 38 15 11 12 49 41 +8 56
9 West Ham United (Q) 38 16 7 15 52 55 -3 55 UEFA Cup First round
10 Wigan Athletic 38 15 6 17 45 52 -7 51
11 Everton 38 14 8 16 34 49 -15 50
12 Fulham 38 14 6 18 48 58 -10 48
13 Charlton Athletic 38 13 8 17 41 55 -14 47
14 Middlesbrough 38 12 9 17 48 58 -10 45
15 Manchester City 38 13 4 21 43 48 -5 43
16 Aston Villa 38 10 12 16 42 55 -13 42
17 Portsmouth 38 10 8 20 37 62 -25 38
18 Birmingham City (R) 38 8 10 20 28 50 -22 34 Relegated to The Championship
19 West Bromwich Albion (R) 38 7 9 22 31 58 -27 30
20 Sunderland (R) 38 3 6 29 26 69 -43 15

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 2005-06 Winners
Chelsea
2nd Premier League title
3rd English title

Top goalscorers

Scorer Goals Team
Thierry Henry 27 Arsenal
Ruud van Nistelrooy 21 Manchester United
Darren Bent 18 Charlton Athletic
Robbie Keane 16 Tottenham Hotspur
Frank Lampard Chelsea
Wayne Rooney Manchester United
Marlon Harewood 14 West Ham United
Craig Bellamy 13 Blackburn Rovers
Yakubu Aiyegbeni Middlesbrough
Henri Camara 12 Wigan Athletic
Didier Drogba Chelsea

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