Relegation Battle

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium on December 3, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth not feeling safe yet'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe warns his side that there is still a lot of work to do to avoid relegation despite recording back-to-back wins for the first time this term.
Mar 18, 20:12
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Bournemouth on February 25, 2017
Eddie Howe looking to build on Bournemouth momentum
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe urges his side to build on their win over West Ham United when they welcome Swansea City to the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.
Mar 17, 18:27
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente fit to face Bournemouth
Swansea City manager Paul Clement confirms that Fernando Llorente is fit to face Bournemouth on Saturday, but reveals that Angel Rangel could miss the rest of the season.
Mar 16, 17:38
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015 in Nottingham, England.
Paul Clement: "No need to panic"
Swansea City manager Paul Clement insists that there is "absolutely no need to panic" as the club fight for Premier League survival.
Mar 16, 15:42
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Bournemouth on December 11, 2016
Eddie Howe 'relieved' with West Ham United win
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits his relief after his side end their long winless streak with a victory over West Ham United.
Mar 11, 18:03
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Paul Clement: 'We were not good enough'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement admits that his side were "not good enough" in their defeat at relegation rivals Hull City.
Mar 11, 17:42
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes issues rallying call to Sunderland
Sunderland manager David Moyes issues a rallying call to his side as they bid to once again launch a late-season run of form to avoid relegation.
Mar 9, 19:15
Paul Clement manager of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Middlesbrough at Pride Park Stadium on August 18, 2015
Paul Clement: 'As many as nine teams in relegation battle'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement claims that as many as nine teams are still in danger of suffering relegation from the Premier League this season.
Mar 9, 18:40
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: 'I trust my players'
Under-fire Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka insists that he has full "confidence" in his players and dismisses speculation over the future of his job.
Mar 9, 15:09
Wes Morgan of Leivcester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Sunderland at The King Power Stadium on August 8, 2015
Wes Morgan: 'Mood has been positive since Claudio Ranieri left'
Wes Morgan acknowledges that Leicester City "still have a little work to do", but is confident that they are well on track to avoiding the Premier League drop.
Mar 6, 11:36
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva: "The numbers are not good for us"
Hull City manager Marco Silva says that things do not look "good" after they fall to a 3-1 defeat at fellow relegation battlers Leicester City.
Mar 4, 18:06
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: "We will keep fighting"
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka vows to "keep fighting" as his side drop into the relegation zone for the first time this season.
Mar 4, 17:50
Assistant Manager Craig Shakespeare of Leicester City during the Sky Bet Championship match against Watford on February 8, 2014
Craig Shakespeare: "It has been a turnaround"
Leicester City caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare praises his side's "resilience and character" as they make it back-to-back wins with all three points against Hull City.
Mar 4, 17:39
'Big' Sam Allardyce basks in the Mackem glory of having led Sunderland to survival in the Premier League with a 3-0 victory over Everton, following in the footsteps of messrs Di Canio, Poyet and Advocaat
Sam Allardyce praises "quality performance"
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce praises his side for "a quality performance" after they claim all three points from their trip to West Bromwich Albion.
Mar 4, 17:29
Assistant Manager Craig Shakespeare of Leicester City during the Sky Bet Championship match against Watford on February 8, 2014
Result: Leicester City continue revival with win over Hull City
Leicester City make it back-to-back Premier League wins for the first time this season courtesy of a 3-1 victory over relegation rivals Hull at the King Power Stadium.
Mar 4, 16:54
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy in action during their Premier League clash with Chelsea at the King Power Stadium on January 14, 2017
Team News: Leicester City unchanged for Hull City visit
Craig Shakespeare names an unchanged XI as Leicester City welcome Hull City.
Mar 4, 14:03
Assistant Manager Craig Shakespeare of Leicester City during the Sky Bet Championship match against Watford on February 8, 2014
Live Commentary: Leicester City 3-1 Hull City - as it happened
Relive Leicester's 3-1 win over Hull as the Foxes record back-to-back victories for the first time this season to move five points clear of danger.
Mar 4, 14:00
Paul Clement manager of Derby County looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Derby County at City Ground on November 6, 2015
Swansea City boss Paul Clement gearing up for "crucial period"
Swansea City manager Paul Clement admits that his side's upcoming run of games against Burnley, Hull, Bournemouth and Middlesbrough is a "crucial" period for the club.
Mar 2, 18:02
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva expects Hull City to face 'motivated' Leicester City
Marco Silva warns his Hull City players to be prepared for a "difficult game" when they take on fellow strugglers Leicester City at the King Power Stadium this weekend.
Mar 2, 14:27
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: 'Middlesbrough where I expected them to be'
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka remains confident that his players can put an end to their barren run of form, which has seen them go nine league games without a win.
Mar 2, 14:15
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva: 'We must take it game by game'
Hull City manager Marco Silva says that he will continue to take a game-by-game approach in the club's fight against relegation.
Mar 1, 15:55
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes eyes 10 Premier League wins for survival
Sunderland manager David Moyes targets 10 Premier League wins for the season in order to avoid relegation, despite only managing five in 26 outings so far.
Feb 28, 15:13
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



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea28223359213869
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs28178355213459
3Manchester CityMan City28176554302457
4Liverpool29168561362556
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd271410342231952
6Arsenal27155756342250
7Everton29148751302150
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom29127103938143
9Stoke CityStoke2999113342-936
10Southampton2796123336-333
11Bournemouth2996144254-1233
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2996144052-1233
13Burnley2995153142-1132
14Watford2887133348-1531
15Leicester CityLeicester2886143347-1430
16Crystal Palace2884163646-1028
17Swansea CitySwansea2983183663-2727
18Hull City2966172658-3224
19Middlesbrough28410142033-1322
20Sunderland2855182450-2620