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The 10 Greatest Premier League Title Races of All Time

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The 10 Greatest Premier League Title Races of All Time

The Premier League has witnessed some truly thrilling title races throughout its history. From nail-biting finishes to fierce battles between top clubs, these competitions have captivated football fans around the world.

In this article, we will take a closer look at the top 10 greatest Premier League title races of all time.

10. 1997-98: Arsenal vs Man Utd

The 1997-98 season saw a fierce battle between Arsenal and Manchester United. With just one point separating the two teams, it all came down to the final day.

Arsenal needed to win against Everton and hope that Manchester United would lose or draw against Tottenham Hotspur.

In a dramatic twist, Arsenal secured a 4-0 victory while Manchester United could only manage a draw, allowing Arsenal to clinch the title.

9. 2009-10: Chelsea vs Man United

Chelsea and Manchester United went head-to-head in the 2009-10 season, with both teams vying for the top spot.

The title race went down to the wire, with Chelsea ultimately emerging as the champions.

Their impressive goal difference of +71 played a crucial role in securing the title, as they finished just one point ahead of Manchester United.

8. 2008-09: Man Utd vs Liverpool

The rivalry between Manchester United and Liverpool added an extra layer of intensity to the 2008-09 title race.

Manchester United managed to hold off Liverpool’s challenge and clinch their third consecutive Premier League title.

Despite Liverpool’s impressive campaign, they finished four points behind the champions.

7. 2018-19: Man City vs Liverpool

The 2018-19 season witnessed an enthralling battle between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Both teams were in exceptional form throughout the season, pushing each other to their limits.

In the end, Manchester City secured the title by just one point, pipping Liverpool to the post in one of the closest title races in recent memory.

6. 2007-08: Man Utd vs Chelsea and Arsenal

The 2007-08 season saw a three-way battle for the title between Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal.

Manchester United and Chelsea were neck and neck throughout the season, with Arsenal also in contention for a significant part. In the end, Manchester United edged out Chelsea by just two points to claim the title.

5. 1995-96: Man Utd vs Newcastle Utd

The 1995-96 season witnessed an intense title race between Manchester United and Newcastle United.

Newcastle had established a 12-point lead over Manchester United by January, but a series of slip-ups allowed Manchester United to close the gap.

In a dramatic finish, Manchester United overtook Newcastle to secure their third Premier League title.

4. 2013-14: Man City vs Liverpool and Chelsea

The 2013-14 season is remembered for its thrilling title race involving Manchester City, Liverpool, and Chelsea.

Liverpool’s attacking prowess led them to the top of the table, but a slip by Steven Gerrard allowed Chelsea to secure a crucial win over them.

In the end, Manchester City emerged as the champions, finishing two points ahead of Liverpool.

3. 1998-99: Man Utd vs Arsenal and Chelsea

The 1998-99 season saw a fierce battle between Manchester United, Arsenal, and Chelsea.

With just one point separating Manchester United and Arsenal, the title race went down to the final day.

Manchester United secured a crucial win against Tottenham Hotspur, while Arsenal could only manage a draw, allowing Manchester United to clinch the title and complete the historic treble.

2. 1994-95: Blackburn Rovers vs Man Utd

The 1994-95 season witnessed an intense battle between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United.

Blackburn Rovers, under the management of Kenny Dalglish, secured their first-ever top-flight title by finishing one point ahead of Manchester United.

This title race showcased the unpredictability and competitiveness of the Premier League.

1. 2011-12: Man City vs Man Utd

The 2011-12 season will forever be etched in Premier League history as one of the most dramatic title races ever.

Manchester City and Manchester United were neck and neck throughout the season, with Manchester United leading the table for most of the campaign.

However, on the final day, Sergio Aguero’s last-minute goal secured a 3-2 victory for Manchester City, allowing them to snatch the title from the grasp of their rivals.

This article was updated 2 weeks ago

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