The final day of the Premier League season saw a number of high-profile figures wave goodbye to their club's fans for the final time.

Here are seven who all said goodbye to their clubs and fans. 

Steve Harper | Newcastle United

A teary-eyed Harper could not help Newcastle United avoid a 1-0 defeat against a spirited Arsenal. He was signed way back in 1993 and has since been part of Newcastle setup, which made him the longest-serving player in the history of the team. 

Stiliyan Petrov | Aston Villa

A solid performer at the middle of the park, Petrov made 186 league appearances for Aston Villa and picked up over 100 caps while playing for Bulgaria.

He hung up his boots to focus on his battle with leukaemia and got a standing send off from the fans on the final day.

Michael Owen | Stoke City

Played the last 17 minutes of the game against Southampton, which ended in a 1-1 draw. He will be most remembered for his pace during his early years at Liverpool and, of course, the famous injury-time goal against Manchester City while playing for Manchester United. 

Jamie Carragher | Liverpool

A loyal, humble, legend and a fan favourite decided to hang up his boots at the age of 35 to pursue a career as a TV pundit. This will surely give a headache to manager Brendan Rodgers, who will need to find an apt, loyal and professional replacement.

Phil Neville | Everton

Phil Neville left Goodison Park after an eight-year spell with Everton, and could accept a coaching role in time for the 2013/14 season.

Paul Scholes | Manchester United

A one-club man who played his entire career at Manchester United, Scholes made over 450 appearances for the club scoring over a 100 goals. The midfielder played his last game at the Hawthorns ground against West Brom and picked up one final yellow card in a match which ended in a 5-5 draw.

Sir Alex Ferguson | Manchester United

Ferguson managed United for over 26 years and won 38 trophies. He retired with 1500 games in charge of Manchester United as a champion.

Elsewhere, Everton bid farewell to David Moyes, who would fill in the vacancy at Old Trafford, while and Chelsea fans enjoyed the exit of interim manager Rafa Benitez.


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