2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League (football)
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|Dates||18 January 2019 – 20 July 2019|
|Goals scored||173 (2.22 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Sunday Chizoba|
|Biggest home win||Dhaka Abahani 4–0 Brothers Union|
(17 February 2019)
|Biggest away win||Rahmatganj MFS 1–5 Dhaka Abahani|
(2 February 2019)
|Highest scoring||Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club 3–4 Dhaka Abahani|
(13 April 2019)
|Longest winning run||6 matches|
|Longest unbeaten run||12 matches|
|Longest winless run||12 matches|
|Longest losing run||7 matches|
2019–20 →All statistics correct as of 20 April 2019.
The 2018–19 Bangladesh Premier League is the eleventh season of the Bangladesh Premier League since its establishment in 2007. A total of 13 football clubs will compete in the league. Dhaka Abahani are the defending champions. Bashundhara Kings and NoFeL Sporting Club entered as the promoted teams from the 2017 Bangladesh Championship League. The league was delayed and was rescheduled to start from 18 January 2019. Six venues will host 2019 Bangladesh Premier League. 2 clubs will be relegated to Bangladesh Championship League.
Bangladesh became the latest member association to adopt AFC's 3+1 rule which will allow clubs to recruit one player of Asian origin in addition to their regular quota of three foreigners.
Stadiums and locations
- Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
Personnel and sponsoring
|Team||Head Coach||Captain||Shirt sponsor||Kit manufacturer|
|Arambagh KS||Maruful Haque||Robiul Hasan|
|Bashundhara Kings||Óscar Bruzón||Daniel Colindres||Bashundhara Group|
|Brothers Union||Syed Nayeemuddin||Emrul Hasan||Biswas Builders Limited & NovoAir|
|Chittagong Abahani Limited||Zulfiker Mahmud Mintu||Monaem Khan Raju||Saif Power Battery|
|Dhaka Abahani Limited||Mário Lemos||Shahidul Alam Sohel||FBT|
|Dhaka Mohammedan SC Limited||Sean Lane||Kingsley Chigozie||K–Sports|
|Lt.Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited||Joseph Afusi||Solomon King Kanform||A4 Bashundhara Paper|
|Muktijoddha Sangsad KC||Abdul Qaium Sentu||Anik Ahmed|
|NoFeL Sporting Club||Kamal Babu||Monsur Alam||Saif Power Battery|
|Rahmatganj MFS||Syed Golam Jilani||Monday Osagie||Tiger Cement|
|Saif Sporting Club||Johnny McKinstry||Jamal Bhuyan||Saif Power Battery|
|Sheikh Russel KC||Saiful Bari Titu||Ashraful Islam Rana||Bashundhara Cement|
|Team BJMC||Jahidul Islam Milon||Samson Iliasu|
|Team||Outgoing coach||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Week||Table||Incoming coach||Date of|
|Dhaka Mohammedan||Ali Asgar Nasir||Resigned||16 February 2019||6||11||Sean Lane||4 April 2019|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Bashundhara Kings||12||11||1||0||26||6||+20||34||Qualification for AFC Cup group stage|
|2||Dhaka Abahani Ltd.||12||10||0||2||28||12||+16||30|
|3||Sheikh Russel KC||12||8||3||1||16||4||+12||27|
|4||Saif Sporting Club||12||7||2||3||17||11||+6||23|
|6||Muktijoddha Sangsad KC||12||4||3||5||15||13||+2||15|
|7||Lt. Sheikh Jamal DC||12||3||5||4||11||14||−3||14|
|8||Chittagong Abahani Ltd.||12||3||5||4||8||11||−3||14|
|10||NoFeL Sporting Club||12||2||3||7||6||15||−9||9|
|12||Dhaka Mohammedan SC Ltd.||12||1||3||8||8||23||−15||6||Relegation to Bangladesh Championship League|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.
|Home \ Away||AKS||BK||BU||CAL||DAL||MSC||SJDC||MUK||NFL||RAH||SSC||SRKC||BJMC|
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Positions by round
The following table lists the positions of teams after each week of matches. In order to preserve the chronological evolution, any postponed matches are not included to the round at which they were originally scheduled but added to the full round they were played immediately afterward.
|Relegation to BCL|
As of 20 April 2019
† Bold Club indicates winner of the match
|Ballo Famoussa||Muktijoddha Sangsad KC||Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club||3–0||23 January 2019|||
|Zahid Hossain||Arambagh KS||Dhaka Mohammedan||4–1||25 January 2019|||
|Nabib Newaj Jibon||Dhaka Abahani||Rahmatganj MFS||5–1||2 February 2019|||
† Bold Club indicates winner of the match
|Ashraful Karim||Brothers Union||Sheikh Russel KC||2–3||25 January 2019|
|Ballo Famoussa||Muktijoddha Sangsad KC||Dhaka Abahani||0–2||28 January 2019|
|Riyadul Hasan Rafi||Saif Sporting Club||Brothers Union||2–1||3 February 2019|
|Yeasin Khan||Sheikh Russel KC||Saif Sporting Club||1–1||8 February 2019|
|Shofiqul Islam||Brothers Union||Chittagong Abahani||2–3||8 February 2019|
|Uttom Ray||Brothers Union||Dhaka Abahani||0–4||17 February 2019|
|Monir Hossain||Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club||Dhaka Mohammedan||1–1||22 February 2019|
|Zahidul Islam Babu||Arambagh KS||Bashundhara Kings||2–3||24 February 2019|
|Monjurur Rahman Manik||Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club||Dhaka Abahani||3–4||13 April 2019|
- As of 00:22, Thursday, April 25, 2019 (UTC)
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