The Premier Division is the top division in England. Due to licensing restrictions it cannot be called it's proper name, the Premier League, in Championship Manager, though it still contains all the correct players and teams.
Promotion and RelegationEdit
The top two placed teams in the league qualify for the European Champions Cup group stage while 3rd and 4th qualify for the third qualifying round of the European Champions Cup (a two legged knockout where the winners qualify for the the group stage). Teams placed 5th and 6th qualify for the Europa League (7th place may qualify, depending on the result of the FA Cup). The bottom three teams are all relegated to the Championship.
There are 20 teams in the Premier Division
|Team||Position Last Year|
|Birmingham City||2nd in Championship|
|West Ham United||8th|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||1st in Championship|
The following teams were relegated to the Championship:
|Team||Position Leat Year|
|West Bromwich Albion||20th|
Please note: 'Last year' refers to the 2008-2009 football season, as that is the season previous to the game's release.