2014–15 Pakistan Premier League

The 2014–15 Pakistan Premier League is the 60th season of Pakistan domestic football and the 11th season of the Pakistan Premier League. The league began on 20 September 2014. Khan Research Laboratories were the defending champions, having won the league championship for the last three seasons.

Pakistan Premier League
Dates22 October 2014 – 21 January 2015
ChampionsK-Electric F.C.
1st Premier League title
1st Pakistani title
RelegatedPakistan Railways
Baloch Quetta
AFC CupK-Electric
Matches played132
Goals scored308 (2.33 per match)
Top goalscorerMuhammad Rasool (22)[1]
Biggest home winWAPDA 6–0 Baloch Quetta
(27 October 2014)
[2]
Biggest away winBaloch Quetta 0–9 Pakistan Air Force
(18 November 2014)
[3]
Highest scoringBaloch Quetta 0–9 Pakistan Air Force
(18 November 2014)
[3]
Longest winning run9 games
K-Electric[2]
Longest unbeaten run9 games
K-Electric[2]
Longest winless run18 games
Baloch Quetta[2]
Longest losing run8 games
Baloch Quetta[2]

The season also sees the league reduce to 12 teams from 16 after six sides were relegated in the previous season with two promoted.

TeamsEdit

Pakistan Navy, HBL, Baloch Nushki, Pak Afghan Clearing, ZTBL and Lyallpur were relegated at the end of the 2013–14 campaign. They were replaced by Baloch Quetta and Pakistan Railways.

Location and stadiaEdit

Locations of teams in the 2014-15 PPL
Club City Stadium Capacity
Afghan Chaman Chaman Jamal Nasir Stadium 12,000
Baloch Quetta Quetta Sadiq Shaheed Stadium 5,000
K-Electric Karachi Peoples Football Stadium 30,000
Karachi Port Trust Karachi Karachi Port Trust Stadium 6,000
Khan Research Laboratories Rawalpindi KRL Stadium 8,000
Muslim Quetta Sadiq Shaheed Stadium 5,000
National Bank Karachi Karachi Port Trust Stadium 6,000
Pakistan Airforce Peshawar PAF Complex 1,000
Pakistan Army Rawalpindi Army Stadium 7,000
Pakistan Railways Lahore Railway Stadium 3,000
Pakistan Airlines Karachi Korangi Baloch Stadium 5,000
WAPDA Lahore Railway Stadium 3,000

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 K-Electric (C) 22 15 3 4 43 20 +23 48 Qualification to AFC Cup qualifying round
2 Pakistan Army 22 13 6 3 30 7 +23 45
3 Pakistan Air Force 22 12 6 4 38 14 +24 42
4 Pakistan Airlines 22 11 5 6 28 18 +10 38
5 WAPDA 22 10 6 6 31 14 +17 36
6 Khan Research Laboratories 22 8 7 7 19 16 +3 31
7 National Bank 22 8 6 8 21 17 +4 30
8 Karachi Port Trust 22 9 2 11 29 28 +1 29
9 Muslim 22 8 5 9 26 26 0 29
10 Afghan Chaman 22 6 5 11 24 29 −5 23
11 Pakistan Railways (R) 22 1 7 14 13 25 −12 10 Relegation
12 Baloch Quetta (R) 22 0 4 18 6 64 −58 4
Source: SoccerWay
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated


ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AFG BAL KE KPT KRL MUS NBP PAF PAR PIA PRL WAP
Afghan Chaman 6–1 0–2 0–2 1–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 0–3 3–0 3–0 0–2
Baloch Quetta 1–5 0–4 0–2 0–0 2–2 0–2 0–9 0–3 0–4 0–1 0–2
K-Electric 2–0 3–2 3–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–0
Karachi Port Trust 1–3 5–1 2–1 0–1 1–2 0–4 1–3 0–2 0–2 3–2 0–5
Khan Research Laboratories 2–0 2–0 2–3 0–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–1 2–1 2–0
Muslim 1–0 1–0 1–5 4–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–1 1–2 2–2 1–0
National Bank 2–1 0–0 0–2 0–2 1–0 0–2 0–0 0–3 1–2 3–0 0–0
Pakistan Airforce 4–0 3–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–2 4–0 0–0
Pakistan Army 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 6–0 1–0
Pakistan Airlines 0–0 2–0 0–2 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–1 3–0 3–0
Pakistan Railways 1–1 1–1 2–5 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–3 0–1 0–2
WAPDA 1–1 6–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 3–1 1–2 4–0 1–0 0–1 0–2
Source: Soccer 24
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statisticsEdit

ScoringEdit

  • Fastest goal in a match: 50 seconds – Zahid Majeed for Pakistan Airlines against K-Electric (30 September 2014)[4]
  • First hat-trick of the season: Muhammad Asif for National Bank against Karachi Port Trust (30 September 2014)[4]
  • Widest winning margin: 5 goals – Afghan Chaman 6–1 Baloch Quetta (2 November 2014)[5]
  • Team with most goals scored: 43 goalsK-Electric
  • Team with fewest goals scored: 6 goals – Baloch Quetta
  • Team with fewest goals conceded: 7 goalsPakistan Army
  • Team with most goals conceded: 64 goals – Baloch Quetta

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1 Muhammad Rasool K-Electric 22
2 Muhammad Mujahid Pakistan Airforce 12
Muhammad Asif National Bank
4 Mansoor Khan Pakistan Airforce 11
5 Muhammad Sarfaraz Pakistan Army 9
6 Zeeshan Ali Pakistan Airlines 8
Arif Mehmood WAPDA
Muhammad Hanif Muslim
Sunday Obyuni K-Electric

Hat-tricksEdit

Player For Against Result Date Ref
Muhammad Hanif Muslim Baloch Quetta 3–0 21 September 2014 [6]
Muhammad Asif 4 Karachi Port Trust National Bank 4–0 30 September 2014 [4]
Arif Mehmood WAPDA Baloch Quetta 6–0 27 October 2014 [7]
Jadeed Khan Afghan Chaman Baloch Quetta 6–1 2 November 2014 [5]
Muhammad Rasool K-Electric Pakistan Railways 5–2 20 November 2014 [8]
Muhammad Rasool K-Electric Muslim 5–1 18 December 2014 [9]
Muhammad Mujahid 4 Pakistan Airforce Baloch Quetta 9–0 20 December 2014 [10]
Mansoor Khan Pakistan Airforce Baloch Quetta 9–0 20 December 2014 [10]

4 Player scored four goals
Note: Baloch Quetta played with only 7 players on 2 November 2014 against Afghan Chaman, as most of the players returned home after losing several family members in 2014 Quetta Airbase attack, Pakistan Football Federation did not rescheduled the match, which earned them the negative criticism. Baloch Quetta lost the match 6–1.[5]

AwardsEdit

Following is the list of annual award winners.[1]

Award Player Club
Top scorer Muhammad Rasool K-Electric
Best goalkeeper Muzammil Hussain WAPDA
Best Player of the Season
(shared)
Mansoor Khan
Muhammad Mujahid
Pakistan Airforce

ReferencesEdit

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