West Ham lead the Premier League Fair Play table. Liverpool are 2nd [Graphic]

The Premier League have today released the latest Fair Play table.

The winners of the table could secure a place in the Europa League, with England currently in the top three of UEFA’s fair play league.

Clubs are awarded points in the Fair Play league according to the following criteria: Red and yellow cards, positive play, respect towards opponents, respect towards the referee, behaviour of the team officials and behaviour of the public.

Burnley were leading the Premier League fair play table at the halfway point of the season, however the Clarets have recently slipped down into third.

Top of the pile are West Ham United. The Hammers are currently tenth in the Premier League, with 39 points after 28 games.

Second in the list are Liverpool. Liverpool are fifth in the Premier League.

Looking at the bottom end of the table, the dirtiest teams in terms of Fair Play are Sunderland, Aston Villa, Hull and Stoke.

Interestingly, Jose Mourinho’s league leaders Chelsea appear midway in Fair Play table, in 10th.

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