Relegation Battle

Newcastle United's English owner Mike Ashley gestures before the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Newcastle United at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton on September 13, 2014
Mike Ashley pens letter to Newcastle United fans after relegation
Mike Ashley pens an open letter to Newcastle United supporters after the club's relegation that suggests that he has no intention of leaving the Magpies.
May 13, 15:41
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Rafael Benitez considering Newcastle United stay?
Rafael Benitez may reportedly decide to stay on as Newcastle United manager, even if the Magpies are relegated to the Championship.
May 10, 16:54
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Sunderland job not done'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce warns that his side have not completed the job of survival yet ahead of their crucial clash with Everton.
May 9, 14:58
Norwich director David McNally looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium on March 15, 2014
Norwich City CEO backtracks over 'resignation'
Norwich City chief executive David McNally apologises after appearing to resign from his post with the relegation strugglers.
May 8, 19:46
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'We're in a very good position'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side are in a "very good position" following their 3-2 victory over Chelsea.
May 7, 19:54
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Rafael Benitez: "Our situation is bad"
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez admits that his side are in a 'bad situation' as they fall back into the relegation zone.
May 7, 18:35
Jermain Defoe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Sunderland on March 20, 2016
Sam Allardyce hails Jermain Defoe contribution
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce praises striker Jermain Defoe for keeping his side in with a chance of Premier League survival with his 14 goals this season.
May 1, 22:16
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce concerned by Sunderland nerves
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that he is concerned by the nerves his side showed during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
May 1, 21:01
Alexis Sanchez has a shot on target during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Norwich City deserved a point at Arsenal'
Norwich City boss Alex Neil believes that the gameplan he deployed at Arsenal "worked really well", and was disappointed to leave the Emirates Stadium without a point.
Apr 30, 20:30
Danny Welbeck celebrates with Mesut 'wind'Ozil and Olivier Giroud during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Norwich City on April 30, 2016
Result: Danny Welbeck fires Arsenal up to third
Danny Welbeck comes off the bench to score the winner and fire Arsenal up to third in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City.
Apr 30, 19:24
Andros Townsend celebrates scoring with his allegedly 'stunning' free kick during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on April 30, 2016
Result: Newcastle United beat Crystal Palace to climb out of relegation zone
An Andros Townsend stunner sees Newcastle United beat Crystal Palace 1-0 and climb out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Apr 30, 16:58
Big boy Mile Jedinak and Moussa Sissoko in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace on April 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 1-0 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Newcastle United's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace as Andros Townsend's stunning strike sends the Magpies out of the relegation zone.
Apr 30, 13:58
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Rafael Benitez ignores "mind games" from Sam Allardyce
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez brushes aside Sam Allardyce's suggestion that Crystal Palace could roll over at St James' Park on Saturday.
Apr 29, 15:52
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Southampton on April 3, 2016
Podcast: The Dugout, Ep. 14 - Leicester City on the verge of history
Listen to the latest episode of The Dugout as Leicester City go for the Premier League title at the Theatre of Dreams against Manchester United.
Apr 29, 13:26
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce doubts Crystal Palace's motivation against Newcastle United
Sam Allardyce is convinced that Crystal Palace will not try as hard as they should to beat Newcastle United this weekend after reaching the FA Cup final.
Apr 28, 22:44
Big Sam Allardyce is taking no shit during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
Norwich City, Sunderland fined £30k by Football Association
Norwich City and Sunderland both receive £30,000 fines after their players and staff failed to conduct themselves in an orderly fashion earlier this month.
Apr 26, 17:36
Rafael Benitez during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City on April 16, 2016
Rafael Benitez: Newcastle United "will fight until the end"
Rafael Benitez tells his Newcastle United players to "believe" in themselves as they prepare for another vital match in their push for survival against Liverpool.
Apr 22, 18:38
Shola Ameobi of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at the St James Park on August 31, 2013
Shola Ameobi wants Sunderland survival
Shola Ameobi wants to see both Newcastle United and Sunderland avoid the drop.
Apr 21, 18:08
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez dreams of Istanbul ahead of his side's Premier League meeting with Manchester City on April 19, 2016
Report: Newcastle United desperate for Rafael Benitez stay if relegated
Newcastle United will reportedly plead with Rafael Benitez to remain as manager, even if they are relegated to the Championship.
Apr 21, 10:56
Big Sam Allardyce is taking no shit during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Sunderland on April 16, 2016
FA charges Norwich City, Sunderland for disorderly conduct
The Football Association charges both Norwich City and Sunderland for disorderly conduct during the early stages of Saturday's Premier League match.
Apr 19, 16:07
Scott Dann of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Queens Park Rangers at Selhurst Park on March 14, 2015
Scott Dann: 'Safety not guaranteed yet'
Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann believes that his side should now be safe from relegation, but admits that they can't rest easy until it is mathematically guaranteed.
Apr 17, 19:38
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Report: Sunderland relegation will see Sam Allardyce depart
Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce will reportedly step down from his position if the Black Cats are relegated to the Championship this season.
Apr 17, 14:37
Rafael Benitez and Francesco Guidolin ahead of the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City on April 16, 2016
Francesco Guidolin: 'Newcastle United deserved to win'
Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin admits that his side didn't deserve anything from their match against Newcastle United at St James' Park.
Apr 16, 22:20
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Gary Rowett 'looking forward' to Aston Villa derbies
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett says that the Championship derbies with Aston Villa next season will be "something to look forward to".
Apr 16, 21:16
Rafael Benitez during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Swansea City on April 16, 2016
Rafael Benitez: 'Newcastle United players believe in survival'
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez insists that his side believe they will escape the drop zone and avoid relegation from the Premier League this season.
Apr 16, 19:39
Alex 'Mitchell' Neil watches on during the Premier League game between Norwich City and Chelsea on March 1, 2016
Alex Neil: 'Big decisions went against us'
Norwich City manager Alex Neil insists that Sunderland's first two goals should not have counted after his side lost their relegation six-pointer.
Apr 16, 18:39
Eric Black looks downbeat during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Eric Black "confident" Aston Villa will bounce back from relegation
Aston Villa caretaker manager Eric Black insists that the club will bounce back from their relegation to the Championship.
Apr 16, 17:39
Joleon Lescott and teammates walk off the pitch after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Joleon Lescott eyes positive end to season despite relegation
Aston Villa defender Joleon Lescott is hopeful that the club's relegation will act as a weight off their shoulders in the closing weeks of the season.
Apr 16, 17:24
Marcus Rashford is congratulated by Juan Mata after scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford goal seals relegation for Aston Villa
Aston Villa are relegated from the Premier League for the first time courtesy of a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Apr 16, 16:53
Norwich's Russell Martin celebrates scoring the opener against Sunderland on August 15, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday lunchtime's huge Premier League basement battle between Norwich City and Sunderland.
Apr 15, 16:54
Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez pictured in November 2015
Rafael Benitez urges Newcastle United players to give everything against Swansea
Rafael Benitez tells his Newcastle players not to leave the pitch with any regrets as they attempt to kickstart their Premier League survival bid against Swansea.
Apr 15, 16:03
Sam Allardyce bellows during the Premier League game between Southampton and Sunderland on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce issues rallying call for Sunderland players
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce warns his players that they will not find a better club should the Black Cats suffer relegation this season.
Apr 14, 18:34
Aston Villa players look dejected during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Everton on March 1, 2016
Premier League strugglers Aston Villa scrap Player of the Year awards
Aston Villa scrap their Player of the Year awards on the back of supporter unrest and near-certain relegation from the Premier League.
Apr 13, 14:16
Jamaal Lascelles of Newcastle United in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round between Newcastle United and Northampton Town at St James' Park on August 25, 2015
Newcastle United's Jamaal Lascelles: "We need to play with more heart"
Newcastle United centre-back Jamaal Lascelles insists that the players must take complete responsibility for their position in the Premier League table.
Apr 11, 22:14
Tim Sherwood Manager of Aston Villa gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015
Tim Sherwood backs Villa for Championship success
Former Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood backs the club for a quick return to the Premier League.
Apr 11, 15:49
Gary Rowett of Birmingham City looks on during the pre season friendly match between Nuneaton Town and Birmingham City at the James Parnell Stadium on July 14, 2015
Gary Rowett: 'No satisfaction in Aston Villa demise'
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett insists that he is taking no pleasure in the demise of cross-city rivals Aston Villa.
Apr 11, 15:33
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez on March 20, 2016
"Economic doom" awaits Newcastle United, Sunderland
The North-East's chamber of commerce warns that the relegation of both Newcastle United and Sunderland could plunge the whole region into economic uncertainty.
Apr 11, 13:51
Manchester United manager David Moyes look on against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter final match on April 9, 2014
David Moyes, Nigel Pearson in frame for Aston Villa job
David Moyes and Nigel Pearson reportedly top Aston Villa's wishlist for their next manager as they prepare for life in the Championship.
Apr 11, 13:09
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Sam Allardyce: 'Sunderland can't afford to lose to Norwich City'
Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side cannot afford to lose to Norwich City in their upcoming relegation battle.
Apr 10, 18:07
Matthew Jarvis of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and A.F.C. Bournemouth on September 12, 2015 in Norwich, United Kingdom.
Matt Jarvis: 'Sunderland match is massive for Norwich City'
Norwich City winger Matt Jarvis talks up the importance of his side's upcoming relegation battle against fellow strugglers Sunderland.
Apr 10, 17:22

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2 Great BritainGreat Britain643944147
3 UkraineUkraine413739117
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City66001851318
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs6420103714
3Arsenal6411157813
4Liverpool6411169713
5Everton6411104613
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd6402127512
7Crystal Palace6312107310
8Chelsea6312109110
9West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom62227618
10Watford521210917
11Leicester CityLeicester6213811-37
12Hull City6213712-57
13Bournemouth621349-57
14Southampton512246-25
15Middlesbrough612369-35
16Swansea CitySwansea6114510-54
17Burnley511338-54
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham5104713-63
19Stoke CityStoke6024415-112
20Sunderland6015512-71