A 1-0 win for Arsenal over Newcastle sealed the final qualifying spot for the Champions League and forced Tottenham to settle for a Europa League place.
Arsene Wenger's side needed three points to guarantee a Champions League spot and Laurent Koscielny's second-half strike ensured they achieved that.
Sir Alex Ferguson bowed out as manager of Manchester United after 1500 games in charge with a thrilling 5-5 draw versus West Bromwich Albion.
On a day of goodbyes, Jamie Carragher played his last game for Liverpool vs QPR before retirement, and he was afforded a guard of honour from both sets of teams.
Juan Mata scored one and Fernando Torres scored the other as Chelsea beat Everton 2-1 to guarantee third spot and Champions League football.
For the second season in a row, Tottenham were cruelly denied Champions League football after they finished 5th despite a 1-0 victory over Sunderland. The question remains, will Gareth Bale be at the club next season?
A disappointing trophy-less for Manchester City ended in misery with a 2-3 loss at home to Norwich City.