Relegation Battle

Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce "frustrated" with Crystal Palace players
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce admits that he is "frustrated" with his players as they struggle to adapt to his training methods.
Feb 24, 16:28
Eddie Howe looks downbeat during the FA Cup game between Millwall and Bournemouth on January 7, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth in relegation battle'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that his side are involved in a relegation battle following a six-match winless streak since the turn of the year.
Feb 24, 15:52
Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish during the npower Championship match between Crystal Palace and Peterborough United at Selhurst Park on May 04, 2013
Steve Parish confident of Crystal Palace survival
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says that he remains confident of the club's survival chances this season.
Feb 24, 11:31
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka "confident" of beating Crystal Palace
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is "confident" of beating relegation rivals Crystal Palace when his side visit Selhurst Park on Saturday.
Feb 23, 15:11
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy in action during their Premier League clash with Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Jamie Vardy: 'Leicester City must forget title win'
Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy urges his teammates to focus on this season's relegation battle.
Feb 22, 19:09
Sunderland midfielder Adnan Januzaj in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Adnan Januzaj: 'Sunderland players must stick together'
Sunderland winger Adnan Januzaj calls on players and supporters to stick together for the relegation run-in after seeing his side fall to a 4-0 loss in their last outing.
Feb 17, 20:43
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is a policeman, cowboy and Indian short of a timeless classic during his side's 3-0 win over Everton on May 11, 2016
Sam Allardyce: "We have to keep battling"
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce urges his players to "keep battling on and believing" after their 1-0 defeat at Stoke City.
Feb 11, 18:11
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: "We didn't play well"
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that his side "didn't play well" in their 4-0 thumping by Southampton.
Feb 11, 17:39
Sam Allardyce looking pretty in pink ahead of the Premier League game between Sunderland and Manchester United on February 13, 2016
Sam Allardyce hires psychologist for players
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce hires a psychologist to help the club in the fight against relegation.
Feb 11, 13:19
Sunderland manager David Moyes looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on November 5, 2016
David Moyes defends New York trip
Sunderland manager David Moyes defends his decision to take his squad to New York for a bonding trip next week.
Feb 10, 18:28
Joleon Lescott of Aston Villa in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion at Villa Park on September 19, 2015
Joleon Lescott: 'My experience is an asset'
Sunderland defender Joleon Lescott says that his wealth of Premier League experience can help the side avoid the drop this season.
Feb 8, 15:25
Claudio Ranieri Manager of Leicester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City at Britannia Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom.
Claudio Ranieri axes chicken burgers?
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri reportedly axes chicken burgers from his players' diets as the club gears up for a relegation fight.
Feb 8, 14:41
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy in action during their Premier League clash with Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Leicester City players 'face 40% pay cut'
Leicester City's top players will reportedly see their weekly wages slashed by up to 40% should the Foxes suffer relegation this season.
Feb 8, 14:13
Joe Ledley and James Tomkins celebrate during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Southampton on December 3, 2016
Crystal Palace wages 'to be cut by 50% if relegated from Premier League'
Crystal Palace players will reportedly have their wages cut by 50% if they suffer relegation from the Premier League this season.
Feb 8, 11:24
Demarai Gray in action for Leicester City on September 22, 2016
Demarai Gray: 'Leicester City players backing Claudio Ranieri'
Leicester City winger Demarai Gray insists that the players are backing under-fire manager Claudio Ranieri.
Feb 6, 18:22
Christian Fuchs of Leicester City during the Pre Season Friendlly match between Lincoln City and Leicester City at Sincil Bank Stadium on July 21, 2015
Christian Fuchs: "Everybody is disappointed"
Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs says that everyone at the club is "disappointed" with their current predicament.
Feb 6, 17:22
Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish during the npower Championship match between Crystal Palace and Peterborough United at Selhurst Park on May 04, 2013
Steve Parish 'spoke to players' after Sunderland defeat
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish reportedly gives an "impassioned speech" to the players after their 4-0 humiliation to Sunderland at Selhurst Park.
Feb 6, 16:17
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka looks on prior to his side's Premier League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2016
Aitor Karanka "confident" of avoiding relegation
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka insists that he is "confident" of avoiding relegation this season despite defeat to Tottenham leaving his side one point above danger.
Feb 4, 19:57
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva hails "fantastic" Liverpool scalp
Hull City manager Marco Silva hails his side's "fantastic" display as they claim a shock 2-0 victory over Liverpool.
Feb 4, 18:36
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'We have more belief'
Sunderland manager David Moyes says that his side are growing in "confidence" and "belief" after their 4-0 drubbing of relegation rivals Crystal Palace.
Feb 4, 18:10
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is a policeman, cowboy and Indian short of a timeless classic during his side's 3-0 win over Everton on May 11, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Fear has gripped the players'
A 'shocked' Sam Allardyce says that "fear" has gripped his Crystal Palace players after they fell to a 4-0 home defeat to relegation rivals Sunderland.
Feb 4, 17:55
Jermain Defoe of Sunderland leaves the pitch with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Sunderland and Exeter City at Stadium of Light on August 25, 2015 in Sunderland, England.
Jermain Defoe hails "brilliant" Sunderland
Sunderland frontman Jermain Defoe hails a "brilliant" performance from his side as they score four in a relegation six-pointer against Crystal Palace.
Feb 4, 17:26
Claudio Ranieri watches on during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Leicester City on December 13, 2016
Report: 'Growing unrest' at Leicester City
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is reportedly "in danger of losing his grip on the dressing room".
Feb 4, 13:41
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Hull City manager Marco Silva bans days off
Hull City left-back Andy Robertson reveals that manager Marco Silva has banned days off in their fight against relegation.
Feb 4, 13:29
A general view outside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Chelsea at Liberty Stadium on January 17, 2015
Luciano Narsingh: 'Swansea City have confidence to survive'
New Swansea City winger Luciano Narsingh insists that his side have the "confidence and belief" to survive this season following their 2-1 win over Southampton.
Feb 1, 14:06
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce unhappy with Seamus Coleman winner
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce questions the validity of Seamus Coleman's late winner for Everton at Selhurst Park.
Jan 21, 21:12
Chris Brunt of West Bromwich Albion in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at the Hawthorns on August 23, 2015
Result: Sunderland bottom as Baggies march on
Sunderland return to the bottom of the Premier League table as West Bromwich Albion run out 2-0 winners at The Hawthorns.
Jan 21, 18:04
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
David Moyes confirms Jack Rodwell "okay"
Sunderland manager David Moyes reveals that Jack Rodwell should be "okay" for the trip to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
Jan 20, 09:21
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is a policeman, cowboy and Indian short of a timeless classic during his side's 3-0 win over Everton on May 11, 2016
Sam Allardyce "scared" of relegation
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce admits that he is "scared" by the prospect of being relegated from the Premier League.
Jan 17, 11:04
A general view of the KC Stadium is taken ahead of the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Chelsea in Kingston upon Hull, north east England on March 22, 2015
Hull City drop first-team coach Tony Pennock
Hull City confirm that first-team coach Tony Pennock has left the club.
Jan 17, 10:36
Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Tottenham Hotspur at the Stadium of Light on September 13, 2015 in Sunderland, United Kingdom.
Jack Rodwell: 'Sunderland will fight until the end'
Sunderland midfielder Jack Rodwell vows to fight until the end to avoid relegation from the Premier League, but insists that the club have survived from worse positions.
Jan 4, 21:35
Vito Mannone for Sunderland on October 18, 2014
Vito Mannone confident of Sunderland survival
Sunderland keeper Vito Mannone says that he is confident that the side will do enough to survive in the Premier League this season.
Jan 4, 17:58
Sunderland midfielder Adnan Januzaj in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Adnan Januzaj: "I didn't come here to get relegated"
Sunderland winger Adnan Januzaj insists that his side can avoid relegation from the top flight this season.
Jan 2, 13:52
Alan Curtis caretaker Manager of Swansea City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Swansea City at Etihad Stadium on December 12, 2015
Alan Curtis: 'We need a new manager ASAP'
Swansea City's caretaker manager Alan Curtis says that the club need to find a replacement for the sacked Bob Bradley as soon as possible.
Dec 31, 18:09
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: "We were dire today"
Sunderland manager David Moyes slams his side's performance as "really, really bad" after their 4-1 thumping at Burnley.
Dec 31, 17:48
John O'Shea for Sunderland on October 4, 2014
John O'Shea slams "unacceptable" performance
Sunderland captain John O'Shea hits out at his side's "unacceptable" display after their 4-1 defeat at Burnley.
Dec 31, 17:33
Swansea City manager Bob Bradley looks on ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Bob Bradley: "We are our own worst enemy"
Swansea City manager Bob Bradley admits that his side are their "own worst enemy" as they fall to their 12th defeat of the season.
Dec 26, 18:42
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: "I hope we can find a way"
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that he hopes his side "can find a way" in their battle against relegation.
Dec 26, 18:18
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
David Moyes: 'It wasn't a great win'
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that his side did not put in "a great performance" in their 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday.
Dec 17, 18:12
Hull City manager Mike Phelan looks on before his side's 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on October 15, 2016
Mike Phelan: "We are playing terrific football"
Hull City manager Mike Phelan claims that his side are playing "terrific football" as they suffer a 1-0 defeat at West Ham United.
Dec 17, 17:49



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea26203355193663
2Manchester CityMan City25164551292252
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs25148346182850
4Arsenal25155554282650
5Liverpool25147454302449
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd25139338211748
7Everton26128642271544
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2611783632440
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113544-933
10Stoke CityStoke258893036-632
11Burnley2694132837-931
12Watford2687113043-1331
13Southampton2586112831-330
14Bournemouth2675143651-1526
15Swansea CitySwansea2673163257-2524
16Middlesbrough26410121928-922
17Crystal Palace2664163346-1322
18Leicester CityLeicester2556142443-1921
19Hull City2656152350-2721
20Sunderland2654172448-2419
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