Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/14/12
The Barclays Premier League is over and few can argue that this was the greatest season in its twenty-year history. How many leagues have been won in the final minutes and with the final goal of the season? How many leagues have seen battles at top and bottom through the final week? How many leagues have shown us the dizzying highs and sickening lows that the Premiership bestowed us throughout the season? Odd as it sounds, just six weeks ago, I was unconvinced. The pall of the Luis Suarez and John Terry cases clung to this league like damp wool, heightened by Kenny Dalglish sending out his team in shirts supporting the insupportable. Few of us can forget the horror of Fabrice Muamba's collapse to the turf; the Carlos Tevez debacle that saw him miss six months; and the wretched football on display each week at Molineux, Ewood and Anfield. All of it had me wondering if this year would turn out be a low water mark. And I dare you: sit through Stoke - Villa and tell me this is quality...
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