As a league, the Premier League has always been one, partly due to the media of course, which has courted controversy and has given in to great excess, whether that be in terms of wealth or knee-jerk reactions.

Over the course of the last calendar year, certain trends have come to light while other transfers, sackings and stories have simply shocked and delighted in equal measure, so without further ado, here are our top 15 things we have learned this year.

Click on Rodgers and AVB below to unveil the 15