2011–12 Premier Academy League

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Premier Academy League
Season 2011–12
Goals scored 1773
Average goals/game 3.52
Biggest home win Charlton Athletic U18s 10–0 Milton Keynes Dons U18s
(31 March 2012)
Biggest away win Middlesbrough U18s 1–6 Derby County U18s
(8 October 2011)
Sheffield United U18s 1–6 Leeds United U18s
(15 October 2011)
Milton Keynes Dons U18s 2–7 Coventry City U18s
(29 October 2011)
West Ham United U18s 1–6 Reading U18s
(17 March 2012)
Highest scoring Aston Villa U18 11–3 Milton Keynes Dons U18s
(15 October 2011)
Tottenham Hotspur U18s 11–3 Milton Keynes Dons U18s
(5 November 2011)

The 2011–12 Premier Academy League Under–18 season is the fifteenth edition since the establishment of The Premier Academy League, and the eighth under the current make-up.

All teams played the other teams in their group twice and play 10 inter-group fixtures, producing 28 games a season. Winners of each group qualify for the play-offs.

League tables[edit]

Updated as of 28 April 2012[1][2][3][4]

Academy Group A[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Fulham U18s 28 18 0 10 73 48 +25 54
2 Southampton U18s 28 15 8 5 59 30 +29 53
3 Arsenal U18s 28 16 4 8 56 37 +19 52
4 Charlton Athletic U18s 28 15 5 8 58 32 +26 50
5 West Ham United U18s 28 14 4 10 55 45 +10 46
6 Crystal Palace U18s 28 13 5 10 47 46 +1 44
7 Chelsea U18s 28 12 6 10 55 48 +7 42
8 Norwich City U18s 28 10 3 15 47 53 -6 33
9 Portsmouth U18s 28 6 6 16 33 60 -27 24
10 Ipswich Town U18s 28 5 7 16 37 61 -24 22

Academy Group B[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Leicester City U18s 28 17 6 5 75 50 +25 57
2 Reading U18s 28 15 9 4 63 39 +27 54
3 Coventry City U18s 27 16 5 6 56 38 +18 53
4 Tottenham Hotspur U18s 28 13 8 7 71 53 +18 47
5 Aston Villa U18s 28 11 7 10 64 52 +12 40
6 Cardiff City U18s 28 7 6 15 37 52 -15 27
7 Watford U18s 28 6 8 14 34 56 -22 26
8 Birmingham City U18s 27 7 4 16 28 54 -26 25
9 Milton Keynes Dons U18s 28 4 6 18 49 107 -58 18
10 Bristol City U18s 28 4 5 19 28 55 -27 17

Academy Group C[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Manchester City U18s 28 17 3 8 60 41 +19 54
2 Blackburn Rovers U18s 27 16 5 6 55 39 +16 53
3 Liverpool U18s 28 15 6 7 53 37 +16 51
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers U18s 28 15 3 10 60 50 +10 48
5 Everton U18s 28 13 4 11 60 45 +15 43
6 Stoke City U18s 26 11 7 8 41 37 +4 40
7 Bolton Wanderers U18s 28 9 5 14 41 48 -7 32
8 Crewe Alexandra U18s 27 8 5 14 38 57 -19 29
9 West Bromwich Albion U18s 27 7 4 16 37 60 -23 25
10 Manchester United U18s 24 6 6 12 43 52 -9 24

Academy Group D[edit]

Pos Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Newcastle United U18s 24 14 4 6 52 34 +18 46
2 Leeds United U18s 24 13 4 7 46 29 +17 43
3 Barnsley U18s 25 12 4 9 39 29 +10 40
4 Derby County U18s 26 11 6 9 52 40 +12 39
5 Sheffield United U18s 24 10 5 9 35 41 -6 35
6 Middlesbrough U18s 24 9 3 12 35 49 -14 30
7 Sunderland U18s 24 7 5 12 39 49 -10 26
8 Sheffield Wednesday U18s 25 7 4 14 33 49 -16 25
9 Huddersfield Town U18s 24 5 7 12 29 50 -21 22
10 Nottingham Forest U18s 23 2 5 16 23 52 -29 11

Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored
Pos = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points
Q = Qualified for playoffs; C = Champions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U18 Premier Academy League - Group A". Premier League. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "U18 Premier Academy League - Group B". Premier League. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "U18 Premier Academy League - Group C". Premier League. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "U18 Premier Academy League - Group D". Premier League. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 

External links[edit]

Match reports can be found at each club's official website:
Group A Group B Group C Group D