Premier League farewells in pictures

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson arrives at The Hawthorns for his final match as manager of Manchester United. The Scot is retiring after almost 27 years in charge at Old Trafford, during which he has won 25 major trophies
Everton manager David Moyes
Ferguson's successor at Old Trafford, David Moyes, was in the dug-out for the last time as Everton manager against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The 50-year-old has been in charge at Goodison for 11 years
Fans hold up a banner for Paul Scholes
Manchester United fans hold up a banner in praise of their retiring midfielder Paul Scholes. The 38-year-old, widely regarded as one of England's greatest midfielders, came out of retirement in 2012 but finished his career at The Hawthorns, although he started the game on the substitutes' bench
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson
Ferguson salutes the visiting fans at The Hawthorns after walking on to the pitch through a guard of honour created by the United and West Brom players
Liverpool's Jamie Carragher
Liverpool and Queens Park Rangers players also formed a guard of honour for retiring defender Jamie Carragher, who took to the pitch for the Reds for the last time after 17 years as a professional at the club
The Kop hold up a tribute to the retiring Jamie Carragher.
The Kop paid tribute to Liverpool's retiring stalwart Carragher before the match at Anfield. Carragher was later substituted in the 85th minute and was given a standing ovation from all sides of the ground
Paul Scholes is shown a yellow card by referee Michael Oliver
On as a substitute for Shinji Kagawa in the 69th minute, Scholes joined the game with Manchester United leading 5-2, and was shown a yellow card for a foul on Claudio Yacob just after West Brom scored twice in a minute. The game finished 5-5
Michael Owen gives a thumbs-up signal from the Stoke bench
Former England striker Michael Owen had to be content with a place on the Stoke substitutes' bench at Southampton in his final game before retirement, eventually appearing as a 74th-minute replacement for Jonathan Walters in the 1-1 draw
Chelsea fan holds up a banner thanking Rafa Benitez
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez was shown appreciation by some sections of the crowd at Stamford Bridge during his final game in charge against Everton. The Spaniard was an unpopular choice with the fans when he took over in November but led Chelsea to a third-place finish and Europa League glory
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez with the FA Cup trophy
Wigan Athletic's eight-year stay in the Premier League ended with a 2-2 draw against Aston Villa at the DW Stadium in a day of mixed emotions as they also paraded the FA Cup trophy. After the match, manager Roberto Martinez confirmed he will discuss his future with chairman Dave Whelan this week
Newcastle's Steve Harper
Goalkeeper Steve Harper, 38, was handed the captain's armband in his final appearance for Newcastle after a 20-year stay at St James' Park, and was beaten just once as Arsenal won 1-0 to clinch a Champions League place
Aston Villa fans
Aston Villa fans wore Stiliyan Petrov masks to pay tribute to the Bulgarian midfielder who is retiring after a battle with acute leukaemia
Referee Mark Halsey
Referee Mark Halsey chats to Pablo Zabaleta as he took charge of a game for the final time in Norwich's 3-2 win over Manchester City. The 51-year old recovered from cancer in 2009 and says he hopes he "has inspired" other cancer sufferers
Everton manager David Moyes
David Moyes's reign as Everton manager ended with a 2-1 defeat at Rafael Benitez's Chelsea. The Scot will officially take over at Manchester United on 1 July
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and players
Sir Alex Ferguson acknowledges the Manchester United supporters for the final time as manager as his players, including 39-year-old Ryan Giggs (third from right), watch the final act of a long career