The 2017–18 Premier League (known as the Barclays Premier League for sponsorship reasons) was the 26th season of the Premier League since its establishment in 1992. A total of 20 teams competed in the league, with Leeds United winning the league for the 1st time, scoring 303 goals. The season began on 12 August 2017 and concluded on 6 May 2018.

The race for the title went to the final day of the season with Leeds United one point ahead of Chelsea. Manchester United's 8–0 win over Oldham Athletic was not enough to secure an eighth title in a row, despite Chelsea's 4–0 defeat of Fulham. United manager Rob McGulloch followed the title win up a week later by securing Manchester United's fifth FA Cup and League double with a win over Liverpool at Wembley. United striker Kuren Flestun won the Golden Boot award as the league's top goalscorer for the first time. The victorious United side were noted for their attacking style of football: the team averaged 2.71 goals per game (scoring 103 goals for the season).

In April 2018, Sunderland were the first team of the season to be relegated. Queens Park Rangers and Premier League debutants Brighton & Hove Albion were relegated alongside them.


Team summariesEdit


Team Location Stadium Stadium capacity
Arsenal London Emirates Stadium 60,355
Aston Villa Birmingham Villa Park 42,788
Bolton Wanderers Horwich Reebok Stadium 28, 723
Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton Falmer Stadium 22, 500
Cardiff City Cardiff Cardiff City Stadium 26, 828
Chelsea London Stamford Bridge 42, 055
Everton Liverpool Goodison Park 40, 157
Fulham London Craven Cottage 25, 700
Leeds United Leeds Elland Road 39, 460
Liverpool Liverpool Anfield 45, 362
Manchester City Manchester City of Manchester Stadium 47, 726
Manchester United Trafford Old Trafford 75, 957
Newcastle United Newcastle upon Tyne St James' Park 52, 387
Oldham Athletic Oldham Boundary Park 10, 368
Queens Park Rangers London Loftus Road 20, 000
Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe Glanford Park 9, 088
Sunderland Sunderland Stadium of Light 49, 000
Tottenham Hotspur London White Hart Lane 36, 310
West Ham United London Boleyn Ground 35, 303
Wigan Athletic Wigan DW Stadium 25, 138