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The 1996–97 FA Premier League season was the fifth season of the competition, since its formation in 1992. The majority of the season was contested by the reigning champions, Manchester United, along with Newcastle United, Arsenal and Liverpool. The title was eventually won by Manchester United, after Liverpool and Newcastle's failure to win in their penultimate games of the season.
Personnel and kitsEdit
(as of 11 May 1997)
Promotion and relegationEdit
Start of seasonEdit
Teams promoted from the First Division 1995-96
End of seasonEdit
Teams relegated to the First Division 1997-98
Final league tableEdit
|1||Template:Nobr (C) (Q)||38||21||12||5||76||44||+32||75||Champions League Group stage|
|2||Template:Nobr (Q)||38||19||11||8||73||40||+33||68|| Champions League|
Second qualifying round
|3||Template:Nobr (Q)||38||19||11||8||62||32||+30||68||UEFA Cup First round|
|6||Template:Nobr (Q)||38||16||11||11||58||55||+3||59||UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round|
|9||Template:Nobr (Q)||38||12||11||15||46||54||-8||47||UEFA Cup First round|
|18||Template:Nobr (R)||38||10||10||18||35||53||-18||40||Relegated to the First Division|
Source: Barclays Premier League
Rules for classification:Template:Unicode1st 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 1996-97 Winners|
4th Premier League title