2010–11 Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division

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Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division
Season 2010–11
Champions Parham
(3rd title)
Relegated Villa Lions
Smitty
Matches played 90
Goals scored 289 (3.21 per match)
Biggest home win Parham 6-0 Empire
Biggest away win SAP 0-5 Parham
Highest scoring Empire 6-1 Hoppers
All Saints 3-4 Empire
Smitty 2-5 SAP
SAP 2-5 Hoppers
Longest winning run 5 matches: Hoppers & Old Road
Longest unbeaten run 10 matches: Old Road
Longest winless run 12 matches: Smitty
Longest losing run 6 matches: Smitty

The 2010–11 Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division (also known as the 2010–11 Digicel and Observer Group Premier Division for sponsoring purposes) is the 43rd season of the highest competitive football league of Antigua and Barbuda. It began on 19 September 2010 and will conclude on 14 February 2011.[citation needed] Bassa are the defending champions. All games are played at the Antigua Recreation Ground.

Teams[edit]

Willikies FC and Potters FC were relegated to the Antigua and Barbuda First Division after finishing in ninth and tenth place at the end of last season. They were replaced by the top two clubs from the First Division, Empire FC and Sea View Farm FC.

Team City
A&R Smitty FC St. John's
All Saints United All Saints
Bassa Sports Club All Saints
Empire FC Gray's Farm
Hoppers FC St. John's
Old Road FC Old Road
Parham FC Parham
SAP FC Bolans
Sea View Farm FC Sea View Farm
Villa Lions FC St. John's

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Parham FC (C) 18 12 2 4 49 17 +32 38
2 Hoppers 18 11 2 5 33 25 +8 35
3 Old Road FC 18 9 5 4 30 18 +12 32
4 Empire FC 18 7 3 8 31 34 −3 24
5 Bassa Sports Club 18 5 8 5 32 30 +2 23
6 Sea View Farm FC 18 5 8 5 21 22 −1 23
7 All Saints United 18 6 4 8 33 33 0 22
8 SAP FC (O) 18 6 4 8 25 39 −14 22 Promotion/Relegation playoffs
9 Villa Lions FC (R) 18 5 5 8 19 22 −3 20 Relegation to second level
10 A&R Smitty FC (R) 18 1 5 12 16 49 −33 8

Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ARS ALL BAS EMP HOP OLD PAR SAP SEA VIL
A&R Smitty FC 3–3 0–4 0–3 1–3 1–5 1–5 2–5 1–0 0–3
All Saints United 4–1 0–3 3–4 2–3 1–2 3–1 2–2 1–1 4–0
Bassa Sports Club 0–0 1–3 3–3 3–3 1–1 1–4 3–0 2–3 0–0
Empire FC 2–1 3–1 4–0 6–1 0–3 1–5 1–2 1–2 0–2
Hoppers 4–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 0–1 5–2 1–1 2–1
Old Road FC 0–0 3–0 1–2 0–0 4–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–0
Parham FC 3–1 0–2 3–3 6–0 1–0 4–0 5–1 0–1 0–0
SAP FC 2–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–3 0–5 1–1 0–3
Sea View Farm FC 1–1 0–0 2–2 1–3 0–1 0–1 2–4 2–1 2–0
Villa Lions FC 2–1 2–3 1–3 0–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 3–0 1–1

Source: Soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion/Relegation playoffs[edit]

At the end of the year SAP FC will be in a three team round robin tournament with the 3rd and 4th place teams from the First Division.[1] These two First Division teams will be Potters FC and Swetes FC, while Willikies FC and Bullets FC were promoted directly to the Premier Division.[2]

Results: [3]


8 March 2011
Swetes FC 1 – 2 Potters FC
Weeks Goal 18' Goal 20' (pen.) Ochoa
Goal ??' Benjamin

10 March 2011
SAP FC 9 – 0 Swetes FC
Challenger Goal 15' (pen.)
Thomas Goal 25', Goal 42', Goal 66'
Roberts Goal 48'
Murray Goal 57', Goal 70'
Williamson Goal 72'
Parker Goal 88'







Red card ??' Decastro
Red card ??' Goodwin
Red card ??' Mason

SAP (4 points, +9 goal difference) remains in the Premier Division. Potters (4 points, +1 goal difference) and Swetes (0 points, -10 goal difference) remain in the First Division.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baptiste, Neto. "Parham solidify Premier title". Antigua Observer. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Baptiste, Neto. "Bullets secure Premier Division berth". Antigua Observer. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  3. ^ King, Ian. "Antigua and Barbuda 2010/11". Ian King Football Webpages. Retrieved 30 May 2011.