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So, let's work this out logically: 1 FA Community Shield match 3 Premier League matches (2 round-robin + if there is a tie for championship, relegation, or qualification to other competitions, additional play-off match is played. See this question) 2 League Cup matches (semi-final with 2 legs) 2 FA Cup matches (1 tie + replay) 2 Champions League / Europa ...


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The referee will not require two players from the same team to leave the field if they collide and they need immediate attention (ie. are seriously injured). p. 73 - 74 of the 2013/14 FIFA Laws of the Game (abridged for clarity): The referee must adhere to the following procedure when dealing with injured players: ... play is allowed to ...


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Longest additional time: 12 minutes 58 seconds (Arsenal v. West Ham United, 23 January 2013) Here is the match report for the game from the Guardian. The time added on was due to an injury to the West Ham player Potts. The visitors' bleak evening was compounded when the substitute Danny Potts was carried off wearing a neck brace after almost 10 minutes ...


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If two or more teams end up with same points in points table, then team having more Goal Difference i.e., Goals Scored minus Goals Against, wins the title. if Goal Differences are also same for those teams, then team having more Goals Scored would win the title. And if Goals Scored are also same for those teams, then all those teams on top having same ...


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Because the rules say that they can: Clubs are only allowed to field three outfield players over the age of 21, plus the goalkeeper is also permitted to be over 21.


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It's very hard to pick the quickest player in the EPL. It also depends if you measure the run without the ball or with the ball. To sum up the answer, Theo Walcott is probably the fastest but it's inconclusive. Measurements are being done all the time by several organizations. In the last measurement done by FIFA, Antonio Valencia was chosen fastest ...


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1I remember reading this in the past. Basically scroll down to the 3rd to last graph and the author is claiming that no team has won the EPL from below 3rd the year before. It also looks like Chelsea set a new record for futility in that they fell the furthest of any EPL champ Edit: Here is the graph I was talking about:


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Since 2011, teams have been allowed to field any combination of their 25 man "match day" squad without fear of reprisals from the Premier League. Previously to that, teams were fined (relatively) small amounts for infringements, for example Blackpool in 2010 or a suspended fine for Wolves in 2009. Teams can in theory still be punished if they field weakened ...


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English Premier League (henceforth EPL) starts in the month of August (after the FA Community Shield). Quoting from Wikipedia, During the course of a season (from August to May) each club plays the others twice (a double round-robin system), once at their home stadium and once at that of their opponents, for a total of 38 games. EPL's fixtures are ...


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There have been 7 El Clásicos played between Real Madrid and Barcelona during the 2010/11 season in 4 different tournaments: 2010/11 La Liga: 29.Nov.2010 BAR 5 - 0 RMA 16.Apr.2011 RMA 1 - 1 BAR 2010/11 Copa del Rey Final 20.Apr.2011 RMA 1 - 0 BAR 2010/11 UEFA Champions League Semi-Final: 27.Apr.2011 RMA 0 - 2 BAR 03.May.2011 BAR 1 - 1 RMA 2011 ...


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No more than five clubs can enter the UEFA Champions League from one national association. Regarding the top three associations (currently Spain, Germany and England): if two clubs from one of these countries win the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, and neither finish their domestic league in a position that qualifies them for the UEFA ...


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This will change dramatically based on the tactic employed by the manager, and the position a player plays in but typically midfielders run the most and cover about 10-11 km over 90 mins. Beyond 11 km is not unheard of but is considered to be a "hard-worker", especially 12+ km. Those players would typically be central midfielders with defensive focus, ...


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According to the Barclays Premier League FAQ The Fixture List is usually announced in mid-June, approximately two months prior to the start of the new season. As for the Football League (Championship, League 1, League 2) their website has already announced the fixture release date as Thursday 18th June for the 2015/16 season.


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This is Steven Gerrard of Liverpool (current Captain of the English national team and Liverpool) celebrating after the second goal of a game vs. Manchester United played on March 16, 2014 (the final score of that games was 3-0 for Liverpool). Gerrard scored on a penalty kick and the GIF above is the celebration after that goal.


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The referees for the Premier League, Football League and FA competitions are appointed by the Professional Game Match Officials Limited. When referees make frequent and/or glaring errors in matches, the PGMOL reprimands them in the form of demotion to a lower tier of the Football League. In the 2009-10 season, referee Mike Jones was demoted to the ...


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According to rule L.21 of the current Premier League Handbook: At least 75 minutes before the time fixed for the kick-off of a League Match, a representative of each participating Club shall submit a team sheet by such method as approved by the Board containing the following particulars: the shirt numbers and names of its Players (including ...


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According to Wikipedia, it is: Most points in a season without winning the league: 97, Liverpool (2018–19) It's not surprising since the record for most points is 100, only three higher (by Manchester City, the previous season).


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The Premier League rulebook states: If at the end of the Season, either the League Champions or the Clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions cannot be determined because 2 or more Clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the Clubs concerned shall play off one or more deciding League Matches on ...


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Jermain Defoe has scored the most Premier League goals with 20 off the bench. This is followed by Kanu and Solksjaer with 17 each. -Source.


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One contributing factor to this theory is that referees in the English Premier League, and generally in British football, are more lenient than their counterparts in the rest of Europe. Article on red cards in EPL and Article on leniency in EPL. This, along with the idea that English Premier League teams are less tactical and rely on more power and pace, can ...


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This situation is described in Premier League Handbook 2016/17; Premier League Rules - Clubs: Operations - Section L: Fixtures - Kick-Off: L.29. Each Club participating in a League Match shall adhere to the kick-off time and the Home Club shall report any delay to the Board together with any explanation therefor. L.30. Any Club which without good ...


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International match: Australia hold the record for the most goals in an international match for a victory over American Samoa (11th April 2001) in Oceanian 2002 World Cup qualifiers. Australia 31 vs Samoa 0 with combined total of 31. Sources: goalprofits, youtube, CBC SPORTS, Wikipedia World Cup Match: Austria v Switzerland (1954) combined goal scored 12 ...


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It looks like there is a real difference here. EPL Rule C17 (download link, page 108): If at the end of the Season either the League Champions or the Clubs to be relegated or the question of qualification for other competitions cannot be determined because two or more Clubs are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored, the Clubs concerned shall ...


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As far as I understand, you're right, in this case, Tottenham will be transferred to the Europa League. This situation is specifically covered in 2018/19 UEFA Champions League regulations: 3.07 If the UEFA Champions League titleholder and the UEFA Europa League titleholder come from the same association and do not qualify for the competition through ...


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The whistle was not blown, at all. Play was never stopped. No player was penalised for offside. There was never a free kick. Alisson played the ball legally to Salah in the same way he and every other goalkeeper does regularly.


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I think you're mixing two different issues together. Deliberately losing the game is unsportsmanlike behavior, puts the intended third team under unjust competition conditions and will be punished by the regulatory body, very possibly severely (point deduction and even relegation). Scoring a deliberate own goal is one of such an obvious behavior. Fielding ...


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Yes, this is how the games are scheduled unless games get cancelled due to bad weather , ... and are scheduled to be played later on (which usually doesn't happen). The team that hosted the first game will play in the opponents' venue in the second game. This is the conventional schedule for National European football leagues. EDIT: So in response to those ...


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I believe this link offers the information you're after. Assuming it's correct: How many goals were conceded from corners: 126 Which team conceded the most from corners: QPR (10) Which team conceded the least from corners: Chelsea/Norwich (3)


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In the EPL/Premier League if two teams are equal on points, goal difference and goals scored and the position is of value (deemed, winners, champions league automatic qualification, champions league vs Europa league or relegation) then a head to head playoff would be arranged. If this looks likely before the last weekend of the season then contingency plans ...


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