Season


Format:

14 teams, each plays the others twice - home and away - for a total of 26 games each, over 26 game weeks.



Scoring points:

3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss.



Table order:

1. points won; 2. play-off (only for deciding champion and UEFA competitions places); 3. points in head-to-head matches; 4. goal difference in hth matches; 5. goals scored in hth matches; 6. total goal difference; 7. total goals scored.



Qualification for UEFA competitions:

1 place: UEFA Champions League qualifiers

2-3 place: UEFA Europa League qualifiers

4 place: possible UEFA Europa League qualifiers (depends on FA Trophy outcome)



Relegation from the league:

12 place: enters Play-offs 1/2 with one First Division team for 1 place in Premier League

13-14 place: relegated to First Division



Promotion to the league:

2 teams from First Division

1 more team from First Division possible to promote through Play-offs 1/2