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Mac City claim title for third successive time – The 2022-23 season in pictures

Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions once again (Martin Rickett/PA)
Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions once again (Martin Rickett/PA) Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions once again (Martin Rickett/PA)

Manchester City were crowned champions for the third successive year in a Premier League campaign temporarily halted to accommodate a winter World Cup.

Here, the PA news agency picks out some of the best images from an unprecedented top-flight season ahead of its conclusion on Sunday.

Touchline tension

The beginning of the end

Forest fanfare

Season of struggle

Touching tributes

Teenage dream

Hat-trick heroes

Cheer up, Stevie G

Remembering greatness

Official record

World Cup winner

Derby drama

Kane is able

Short spell for Potter

Gunning for glory

Anfield annihilation

Big moment for Brooks

Royally frustrated

Ivan the incredible

Mo-ment to forget

Out of line?

Eze does it

Heading for the drop?

Alive and kicking

Boehly gets the Blues

Howling with laughter

Frank assessment

Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion – Premier League – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea v Brighton and Hove Albion – Premier League – Stamford Bridge Chelsea caretaker boss Frank Lampard shows his frustration during Chelsea’s 2-1 home defeat to Brighton. Having been dismissed by Everton in January, Lampard, who managed the Blues between 2019 and 2021, returned to Stamford Bridge on an interim basis in April following the sacking of Graham Potter. But the former Chelsea and England midfielder failed to spark an upturn in the club’s underwhelming form. He began with six successive defeats in all competitions before finally halting the slump with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth on May 6 (John Walton/PA)

Six for sorrow

Hammering home the point

Haaland makes history

God Save the King

Players from Tottenham and Crystal Palace stand for the national anthem to mark the coronation of King Charles III. There were similar scenes at Premier League grounds up and down the country on the first weekend in May
Players from Tottenham and Crystal Palace stand for the national anthem to mark the coronation of King Charles III. There were similar scenes at Premier League grounds up and down the country on the first weekend in May Players from Tottenham and Crystal Palace stand for the national anthem to mark the coronation of King Charles III. There were similar scenes at Premier League grounds up and down the country on the first weekend in May (John Walton/PA)

King protest

Marching down together?

Saints to sinners

Mitro’s on fire

That’s Gunner hurt

Seagulls soar

Champions

Pep Guardiola, back right, celebrates as Manchester City lift the Premier League trophy. The City boss claimed his club
Pep Guardiola, back right, celebrates as Manchester City lift the Premier League trophy. The City boss claimed his club Pep Guardiola, back right, celebrates as Manchester City lift the Premier League trophy. The City boss claimed his club “drank all the alcohol in Manchester” in the aftermath of the jubilant scenes which followed their 1-0 win over Chelsea. Guardiola’s men were made to work hard for their fifth title in six seasons by pacesetters Arsenal but ultimately proved their class by overhauling their rivals during a remarkable 12-match winning run (Martin Rickett/PA)

City slickers

Steady Eddie