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Cast your minds back to Saturday 21st March 2015; the day Tottenham Hotspur ran out to a 4-3 win at home to Leicester City with nine more weeks to play over the remainder of the campaign. Harry Kane hit a hat-trick for Spurs, while Jamie Vardy got onto the scoresheet for only the fifth occasion and the first time since September 2014. The result put Mauricio Pochettino's men just three points behind fourth-placed Manchester United. The Foxes, meanwhile, remained rock bottom of the division and seven points from safety.Find Out More
Well, after all the drama of the last few seasons, this year's title tilt turned out to be something of a proverbial walk-in-the-park for Mr Mourinho and his Stamford Bridge outfit. Unlike last term - when top spot changed hands on no less than 25 separate occasions - Chelsea stuck it out at the summit for the entire season (barring a first week share of the lead with Spurs) and in winning their fourth EPL title broke Manchester United's record (262) for competitive days spent at the peak of the English game (274).Find Out More
The finale to this seasons Premier League may have
lacked the drama and suspense of Manchester City's previous title win back in 2011/12 but arguably this
year's competition must rank as one of the most exciting as the charge for the championship changed hands on
25 separate occasions.
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Well there we have it for another year, the 2012/13 Premier League campaign is finally over with the title once again taking pride of place in the Old Trafford trophy cabinet. Granted the season finale may not have had the drama and excitement of a Sergio Aguero injury-time winner to clinch the title, but nevertheless it had its moments.Find Out More
The Blue of City piped the Red of United in a finish which wouldn't seem out of place in a Hollywood Blockbuster to present Mancini and his men with the club's first Championship medal in 44 years built upon a solid home record of 55 from a possible 57 points.
The Red Half of Manchester remained strong against the emergence of their rivals the Blue of City who finish a disappointing third when all around thought that this could've been their year.Find Out More
Chelsea back to their resurgent self all be it without Michael Essien again who was ruled out in January '10 with an MCL injury.Find Out More
Manchester United completed a hat-trick of Premier League wins equalling an English record of eighteen titles along with Liverpool.Find Out More
Manchester United won the league that season, despite having an above-average injury total of 25.Find Out More
United regained the Premiership title, but who finished top of the PhysioRoom.com Premier League Injury League Table?
Chelsea spent a fortune on players as they collected back to back Premiership titles. Find out how much your team spent on injured players.Find Out More
Injuries cost Premiership clubs more than £50 million during the 2004/05 season. Find out which clubs were affected most by injuries.
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PhysioRoom.com 2003/04 injury analysis.
The mechanical effect of a pelvic belt
in patients with pregnancy-related pelvic pain.
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Sport and Exercise Medicine in the United
Kingdom comes of age.
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Topical Ketoprofen Patch (100 mg) for the
Treatment of Ankle Sprain.
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Cricket: Fast Bowlers and Back ProblemsRead article >>
Review of stretching in the prevention of muscle injuries in Association FootballRead article >>
Review of soccer injury epidemiology research and it's implications to the clinical reasoning process.Read article >>
The role of fatigue in knee ligament injuriesRead article >>
Review of training methods used in Association football. We asked our experts to provide a review of the science behind soccer training methods used by Premiership teams.Read article >>
Is enough being done to stamp out blood doping? Read article >>