Season 2008-09

 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 2 1 Everton Wembley Stadium, London 89,391  
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Chelsea 3 2 Arsenal Wembley Stadium, London 88,103  
Everton 0 0 Manchester United Wembley Stadium, London 88,141 aet 4-2p
Everton won aet 4-2p
 
League Cup Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Manchester United 1 1 Tottenham Hotspur Wembley Stadium, London 88,217 aet 4-1p
Manchester United won aet 4-1p
 
League Cup Semi-Finals 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Tottenham Hotspur 4 1 Burnley White Hart Lane, London 31,377  
Derby County 1 0 Manchester United Pride Park, Derby 30,194  
Manchester United 4 2 Derby County Old Trafford, Manchester 73,374  
Burnley 3 2 Tottenham Hotspur Turf Moor, Burnley 19,533 aet
 
European Cup Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Barcelona (Spa) 2 0 Manchester United Stadio Olimpico, Rome 62,467  
 
Championship Play-off Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Burnley 1 0 Sheffield United Wembley Stadium, London 80,518  
 
League One Play-off Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Scunthorpe United 3 2 Millwall Wembley Stadium, London 59,661  
 
League Two Play-off Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Gillingham 1 0 Shrewsbury Town Wembley Stadium, London 53,706  
 
Conference Play-off Final 2009 Venue Gate Notes
Torquay United 2 0 Cambridge United Wembley Stadium, London 35,089  
Final Table for season 2008-09
Premier League
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Premier League Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 0 Manchester United 38 16 2 1 43 13 12 4 3 25 11 44 90 75,304 SF Winner European Cup Final
2 2 Liverpool 38 12 7 0 41 13 13 4 2 36 14 50 86 43,611 Rd 4 Rd 4 European Cup QF
3 -1 Chelsea 38 11 6 2 33 12 14 2 3 35 12 44 83 41,589 Winner Rd 4 European Cup SF
4 -1 Arsenal 38 11 5 3 31 16 9 7 3 37 21 31 72 60,040 SF Rd 5 European Cup SF
5 0 Everton 38 8 6 5 31 20 9 6 4 24 17 18 63 35,667 Final Rd 3 UEFA Cup Rd 2
6 0 Aston Villa 38 7 9 3 27 21 10 2 7 27 27 6 62 39,809 Rd 5 Rd 3 UEFA Cup Rd 4
7 10 Fulham 38 11 3 5 28 16 3 8 8 11 18 5 53 24,344 Rd 6 Rd 3  
8 3 Tottenham Hotspur 38 10 5 4 21 10 4 4 11 24 35 0 51 35,929 Rd 4 Final UEFA Cup Rd 4
9 1 West Ham United 38 9 2 8 23 22 5 7 7 19 23 -3 51 33,700 Rd 5 Rd 3  
10 -1 Manchester City 38 13 0 6 40 18 2 5 12 18 32 8 50 42,899 Rd 3 Rd 2 UEFA Cup QF
11 3 Wigan Athletic 38 8 5 6 17 18 4 4 11 17 27 -11 45 18,350 Rd 3 Rd 4  
12 Ch Stoke City 38 10 5 4 22 15 2 4 13 16 40 -17 45 26,960 Rd 3 Rd 5  
13 3 Bolton Wanderers 38 7 5 7 21 21 4 3 12 20 32 -12 41 22,486 Rd 3 Rd 2  
14 -6 Portsmouth 38 8 3 8 26 29 2 8 9 12 28 -19 41 19,830 Rd 4 Rd 3 UEFA Cup Rd 3
15 -8 Blackburn Rovers 38 6 7 6 22 23 4 4 11 18 37 -20 41 23,479 Rd 5 Rd 5  
16 -1 Sunderland 38 6 3 10 21 25 3 6 10 13 29 -20 36 40,168 Rd 4 Rd 4  
17 Ch Hull City 38 3 5 11 18 36 5 6 8 21 28 -25 35 24,800 Rd 5 Rd 2  
18 -6 Newcastle United 38 5 7 7 24 29 2 6 11 16 30 -19 34 48,750 Rd 3 Rd 3  
19 -6 Middlesbrough 38 5 9 5 17 20 2 2 15 11 37 -29 32 28,429 Rd 6 Rd 3  
20 Ch West Bromwich Albion 38 7 3 9 26 33 1 5 13 10 34 -31 32 25,828 Rd 4 Rd 2  
Manager of the Season
1. Sir Alex Ferguson - Manchester United
2. Rafael Benitez - Liverpool
3. Arsen Wenger - Arsenal
 
Championship
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Championship Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 15 5 3 44 21 12 4 7 36 31 28 90 24,153 Rd 4 Rd 2  
2 PLBirmingham City 46 14 5 4 30 17 9 9 5 24 20 17 83 19,090 Rd 3 Rd 2  
3 6 Sheffield United 46 12 6 5 35 22 10 8 5 29 17 25 80 26,023 Rd 5 Rd 3  
4 PLReading 46 12 5 6 40 17 9 9 5 32 23 32 77 19,942 Rd 3 Rd 3  
5 8 Burnley 46 14 5 4 42 23 7 8 8 30 37 12 76 13,082 Rd 6 SF  
6 4 Cardiff City 46 14 5 4 40 23 5 12 6 25 30 12 74 18,044 Rd 4 Rd 3  
7 8 Preston North End 46 16 3 4 39 20 5 8 10 27 34 12 74 13,426 Rd 3 Rd 2  
8L 1Swansea City 46 11 9 3 40 22 5 11 7 23 28 13 68 15,195 Rd 5 Rd 4  
9 -1 Ipswich Town 46 8 9 6 30 26 9 6 8 32 27 9 66 20,960 Rd 4 Rd 3  
10 -6 Bristol City 46 7 13 3 30 23 8 3 12 24 31 0 61 16,816 Rd 3 Rd 2  
11 3 Queens Park Rangers 46 12 7 4 28 19 3 9 11 14 25 -2 61 14,090 Rd 3 Rd 4  
12 6 Sheffield Wednesday 46 11 6 6 26 14 5 7 11 25 44 -7 61 21,542 Rd 3 Rd 1  
13 -7 Watford 46 11 6 6 42 32 5 4 14 26 40 -4 58 14,858 Rd 5 Rd 5  
14L 1Doncaster Rovers 46 9 5 9 16 18 8 2 13 26 35 -11 58 11,964 Rd 4 Rd 1  
15 -10 Crystal Palace 46 9 8 6 26 19 6 4 13 26 36 -3 57 15,220 Rd 4 Rd 2  
16 3 Blackpool 46 5 8 10 25 33 8 9 6 22 25 -11 56 7,843 Rd 3 Rd 1  
17 4 Coventry City 46 8 8 7 26 26 5 7 11 21 32 -11 54 17,477 Rd 6 Rd 2  
18 PLDerby County 46 9 7 7 31 26 5 5 13 24 41 -12 54 29,440 Rd 5 SF  
19L 1Nottingham Forest 46 8 7 8 27 28 5 7 11 23 37 -15 53 22,299 Rd 4 Rd 2  
20 -4 Barnsley 46 8 7 8 28 24 5 6 12 17 34 -13 52 13,189 Rd 3 Rd 1  
21 -9 Plymouth Argyle 46 7 5 11 31 35 6 7 10 13 22 -13 51 11,533 Rd 3 Rd 1  
22 -5 Norwich City 46 9 5 9 35 28 3 5 15 22 42 -13 46 24,543 Rd 3 Rd 1  
23 -3 Southampton 46 4 10 9 23 29 6 5 12 23 40 -23 45 17,858 Rd 3 Rd 3  
24 -13 Charlton Athletic 46 6 8 9 33 38 2 7 14 19 36 -22 39 20,894 Rd 4 Rd 1  
Manager of the Season
1. Mick McCarthy - Wolverhampton Wanderers
2. Alex McLeish - Birmingham City
3. Steve Coppell - Reading
 
League One
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season League One Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 Ch Leicester City 46 13 9 1 41 16 14 6 3 43 23 45 96 20,253 Rd 3 Rd 2  
2L 2 Peterborough United 46 14 6 3 41 22 12 5 6 37 32 24 89 7,599 Rd 3 Rd 1  
3L 2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 12 4 7 42 25 14 5 4 41 22 36 87 10,551 Rd 1 Rd 2  
4 1 Leeds United 46 17 2 4 49 20 9 4 10 28 29 28 84 23,639 Rd 2 Rd 4  
5 12 Millwall 46 13 4 6 30 21 12 3 8 33 32 10 82 8,940 Rd 4 Rd 1  
6 Ch Scunthorpe United 46 13 5 5 44 24 9 5 9 38 39 19 76 4,998 Rd 3 Rd 1  
7 4 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 5 3 41 20 6 6 11 21 29 13 74 5,820 Rd 2 Rd 1  
8 -2 Southend United 46 13 2 8 29 20 8 6 9 29 41 -3 71 7,850 Rd 3 Rd 1  
9 1 Huddersfield Town 46 9 8 6 32 28 9 6 8 30 37 -3 68 13,298 Rd 1 Rd 2  
10 -2 Oldham Athletic 46 9 9 5 35 24 7 8 8 31 41 1 65 5,636 Rd 1 Rd 2  
11 5 Bristol Rovers 46 11 4 8 44 29 6 8 9 35 32 18 63 7,184 Rd 1 Rd 1  
12 Ch Colchester United 46 7 4 12 21 24 11 5 7 37 34 0 63 5,084 Rd 1 Rd 2  
13 -1 Walsall 46 10 3 10 34 36 7 7 9 27 30 -5 61 4,572 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 0 Leyton Orient 46 6 6 11 24 33 9 5 9 21 24 -12 56 4,692 Rd 3 Rd 1  
15 -2 Swindon Town 46 8 7 8 37 34 4 10 9 31 37 -3 53 7,499 Rd 1 Rd 1  
16 -9 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 6 6 11 32 40 7 7 9 23 30 -15 52 6,092 Rd 1 Rd 3  
17 1 Yeovil Town 46 6 10 7 26 29 6 5 12 15 37 -25 51 4,427 Rd 1 Rd 2  
18L 2 Stockport County 46 9 7 7 34 28 7 5 11 25 29 2 50* 6,130 Rd 2 Rd 1  
19 -15 Carlisle United 46 8 7 8 36 32 4 7 12 20 37 -13 50 6,268 Rd 2 Rd 2  
20 -5 Hartlepool United 46 8 7 8 45 40 5 4 14 21 39 -13 50 3,835 Rd 4 Rd 3  
21 -12 Northampton Town 46 8 8 7 38 29 4 5 14 23 36 -4 49 5,200 Rd 1 Rd 3  
22 -2 Crewe Alexandra 46 8 4 11 30 38 4 6 13 29 44 -23 46 4,537 Rd 3 Rd 3  
23 -4 Cheltenham Town 46 7 6 10 30 38 2 6 15 21 53 -40 39 3,854 Rd 3 Rd 2  
24L 2 Hereford United 46 6 4 13 23 28 3 3 17 19 51 -37 34 3,270 Rd 1 Rd 1  
Notes
Stockport County deducted 10 pts.
Manager of the Season
1. Nigel Pearson - Leicester City
2. Roberto Di Matteo - Milton Keyes Dons
3. Darren Ferguson - Peterborough United
 
League Two
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season League Two Pld W D L FA W D L FA GDPts Ave Gate FA Cup League Cup European
1 12 Brentford 46 13 8 2 39 15 10 8 5 26 21 29 85 5,707 Rd 2 Rd 1  
2 NL Exeter City 46 13 5 5 36 25 9 8 6 29 25 15 79 4,939 Rd 1 Rd 1  
3 4 Wycombe Wanderers 46 11 9 3 32 16 9 9 5 22 17 21 78 5,109 Rd 2 Rd 1  
4 10 Bury 46 14 4 5 36 19 7 11 5 27 24 20 78 3,342 Rd 1 Rd 1  
5L 1Gillingham 46 12 7 4 38 21 9 5 9 20 34 3 75 5,307 Rd 3 Rd 1  
6 -1 Rochdale 46 11 6 6 40 24 8 7 8 30 35 11 70 3,092 Rd 2 Rd 1  
7 12 Shrewsbury Town 46 14 6 3 41 16 3 12 8 20 28 17 69 5,664 Rd 1 Rd 1  
8 12 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 12 3 8 44 24 7 8 8 33 29 24 68 2,048 Rd 2 Rd 1  
9 1 Bradford City 46 11 10 2 39 18 7 3 13 27 37 11 67 12,704 Rd 2 Rd 1  
10 -2 Chesterfield 46 8 8 7 32 28 8 7 8 30 29 5 63 3,449 Rd 3 Rd 1  
11 1 Morecambe 46 9 9 5 29 24 6 9 8 24 32 -3 63 2,153 Rd 2 Rd 1  
12 -6 Darlington 46 11 6 6 36 23 9 6 8 25 21 17 62 2,932 Rd 1 Rd 1  
13 2 Lincoln City 46 6 11 6 26 22 8 6 9 27 30 1 59 3,940 Rd 1 Rd 1  
14 -5 Rotherham United 46 11 6 6 32 21 10 6 7 28 25 14 58 3,587 Rd 1 Rd 4  
15 NL Aldershot Town 46 9 10 4 36 31 5 2 16 23 49 -21 54 3,276 Rd 2 Rd 1  
16 1 Accrington Stanley 46 9 5 9 25 24 4 6 13 17 35 -17 50 1,414 Rd 1 Rd 1  
17 -6 Barnet 46 7 7 9 30 35 4 8 11 26 39 -18 48 2,153 Rd 1 Rd 1  
18L 1Port Vale 46 6 6 11 23 33 7 3 13 21 33 -22 48 5,522 Rd 2 Rd 1  
19 2 Notts County 46 6 6 11 22 31 5 8 10 27 38 -20 47 4,447 Rd 2 Rd 2  
20 -2 Macclesfield Town 46 7 4 12 23 37 6 4 13 22 40 -32 47 1,898 Rd 3 Rd 2  
21L 1AFC Bournemouth 46 11 6 6 28 15 6 6 11 31 36 8 46 4,931 Rd 2 Rd 1  
22 -6 Grimsby Town 46 6 7 10 31 28 3 7 13 20 41 -18 41 4,475 Rd 1 Rd 2  
23 -1 Chester City 46 4 7 12 24 34 4 6 13 19 47 -38 37 1,972 Rd 1 Rd 1  
24L 1Luton Town 46 7 8 8 34 34 6 9 8 24 31 -7 26 6,019 Rd 2 Rd 2  
Notes
Darlington deducted 10 pts. Rotherham United & AFC Bournemouth deducted 17 pts.
Luton Town deducted 30 pts.
Chester City & Luton Town relegated to Conference. Burton Albion & Torquay United promoted to League Two.
Manager of the Season
1. Andy Scott - Brentford
2. Paul Tisdale - Exeter City
3. Peter Taylor - Wycombe Wanderers
 
Outstanding Manager of all divisions for the season Sir Alex Ferguson - Manchester United