fwd - http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/6453311.stm
The current scheme in the English Premier League (EPL), is the FIFA international standard for points
3 - win
1 - tie
0 - loss
The EPL is considering having a penalty shootout to resolve ties & give 1 extra point to the shootout winner, while the loser would still have their 1 point.