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As the dust settles on another Premier League season, it is time to reflect on the campaign and how it went for each club. Was it a success or failure? We asked our Premier League bloggers to assess their season in a sentence.
Worthy champions from start to finish -- "boring" is just a jealous state of mind.
2. Manchester City
Taken to the cleaners by Arsenal in the Community Shield, ill-prepared City did not heed that wake up call and suffered for most of the season.
It's been an incredible season from Southampton after a summer of upheaval that would have been enough to send most clubs spiralling. After losing some of their best players and their manager, those who came in did wonders as Saints finished in the top half. Although a top four spot eluded them as the season wore on, it's still been a great time on the south coast.
Player ratings (1-10, with 10 the best. Players with fewer than 10 appearances not counted):
At the start of the season, most Tottenham fans would have realistically settled for a fifth- or sixth-place finish and a Wembley cup final. Yet come the end, the prevailing sense is one of frustration and disappointment.
No one ever thought it would be easy with a new manager, Mauricio Pochettino, taking over after a previous season in which two managers had been sacked. It takes time for a new manager to establish a rapport with the players and impose a style of play. Even so, the best that can...
Individually and collectively, Liverpool were a major letdown this season. The much-sought-after Champions League matches were a damp squib, with no consolation in the Europa League after defeat to Besiktas.
Domestically there was a revival of sorts in the league, but it came far too late and was deflated by a dismal finish. Injuries, poor form and confusion with tactics affected almost every player, and though some can be proud of their efforts, most will want to forget this season as much as the...