Relegation Battle

Craig Shakespeare watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Craig Shakespeare: 'Leicester City will pull away from danger'
Former manager Craig Shakespeare releases a statement thanking Leicester City's fans, owners and players for their "support" during his time at the club.
Oct 19, 17:33
Paul Clement applauds during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Swansea City on August 26, 2017
Paul Clement: 'Swansea City are not in a relegation battle'
Swansea City manager Paul Clement insists that it is too early to suggest that his side are in a relegation battle, despite sitting in the bottom three.
Oct 12, 15:22
Paul Clement applauds during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Paul Clement "proud" of securing Premier League survival
Swansea City manager Paul Clement expresses his pride at seeing his side secure Premier League survival following Hull City's 4-0 defeat to Crystal Palace.
May 14, 22:41
Sam Allardyce masticates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Sam Allardyce hails "hardest" achievement after keeping Crystal Palace up
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce talks up his achievement of keeping the club in the Premier League, describing it as the toughest assignment he has taken on.
May 14, 16:24
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace condemn Hull City to relegation from Premier League
Hull City are relegated from the Premier League after suffering a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace.
May 14, 13:54
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Team News: Crystal Palace boosted by Yohan Cabaye, James Tomkins return
Crystal Palace and Hull City make two changes apiece for their crucial relegation showdown at Selhurst Park.
May 14, 11:06
Fernando Llorente celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Team News: Swansea City unchanged for Sunderland trip
Swansea City are unchanged as they visit Sunderland in a vital relegation encounter.
May 13, 14:05
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Marco Silva urges Hull City players to believe in themselves
Marco Silva calls on his Hull City players to believe in themselves ahead of their crucial game against relegation rivals Crystal Palace on Sunday.
May 11, 20:16
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Pressure is on Hull City'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce says that the pressure will be on Hull City when the two struggling clubs meet at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
May 11, 10:10
Leroy Fer in action for Swansea City on October 1, 2016
Swansea City's Leroy Fer: 'We must focus on our job, not relegation rivals'
Swansea City midfielder Leroy Fer insists that the team must not let themselves get distracted by their rivals' results in the relegation battle.
May 10, 12:00
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Middlesbrough on May 8, 2017
Result: Chelsea relegate Middlesbrough to march on towards Premier League title
Middlesbrough are relegated from the Premier League courtesy of a 3-0 defeat to Chelsea, who move to within one win of a second title in three years.
May 8, 21:51
Paul Clement celebrates victory after the Premier League game between Swansea City and Everton on May 6, 2017
Paul Clement: 'Survival would be my greatest achievement'
Swansea manager Paul Clement, who has won domestic league titles and a Champions League crown in his coaching career, says that survival would be his best achievement.
May 8, 15:13
Coventry City Manager Tony Mowbray looks on during the Sky Bet League One match between Swindon Town and Coventry City at The County Ground on October 24, 2015
Blackburn Rovers relegated to League One for first time in 37 years
Blackburn Rovers drop into the third tier of English football for the first time in 37 years, despite a final-day win over Brentford at Griffin Park.
May 7, 13:58
Britt Assombalonga of Nottingham Forest celebrates after scoring the first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Fulham at the City Ground on September 17, 2014
Result: Nottingham Forest thrash Ipswich Town to beat the drop
Nottingham Forest avoid relegation with a dramatic last-day thrashing of Ipswich Town.
May 7, 13:56
Mark Warburton the Brentford manager looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2015
Team News: Two changes for Nottingham Forest against Ipswich Town
Ipswich Town make two changes as they travel to relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest.
May 7, 11:11
Swansea City manager Paul Clement watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on January 21, 2017
Paul Clement hails "gritty" victory over Everton
Paul Clement believes that Swansea City have clicked into gear at just the right time, having picked up a 1-0 win over Everton that takes them out of the dropzone.
May 6, 20:25
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Marco Silva: "We need to be calm"
Hull City manager Marco Silva suggests that "tension" may have cost his side in their shock 2-0 home loss to Sunderland.
May 6, 18:14
Sean Dyche shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Burnley squad 'in line for survival bonus'
Burnley players will reportedly profit from a bonus of at least £8.5m should they secure Premier League safety this season.
May 6, 15:30
Hull City manager Marco Silva during the Premier League match against Southampton on April 29, 2017
Team News: One change for Hull City against Sunderland
Marco Silva makes one change to his Hull City lineup for the visit of Sunderland this afternoon.
May 6, 14:04
Middlesbrough caretaker manager Steve Agnew celebrates the victory over Sunderland on April 26, 2017
Steve Agnew 'enjoying' Middlesbrough's battle for survival
Middlesbrough manager Steve Agnew admits that he is learning every day as he attempts to keep his side in the Premier League.
May 5, 14:44
Chairman of Sunderland AFC, Ellis Short, during the launch of a pioneering partnership between Invest in Africa and Sunderland AFC at Stadium of Light on June 25, 2012
Ellis Short "truly sorry" for Sunderland relegation
Sunderland chairman Ellis Short says sorry to the club's fans for their relegation from the Premier League, accepting that "mistakes have been made" during his ownership.
Apr 29, 21:22
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare on March 14, 2017
Craig Shakespeare delighted with "gutsy" Leicester City display
Craig Shakespeare challenges his players to win all their remaining fixtures after effectively making sure of their Premier League status with victory at The Hawthorns.
Apr 29, 19:04
Marco Silva watches on during the EFL Cup semi-final between Hull City and Manchester United on January 26, 2017
Marco Silva hails 'deserved point' picked up at St Mary's Stadium
Hull City manager Marco Silva was impressed by the "very good performance" produced by his side against Southampton, taking them three points clear of the relegation zone.
Apr 29, 18:37
Eddie Howe watches on during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Eddie Howe: 'Reaching 40 points a real achievement for Bournemouth'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that he "was not happy" with his side's performance against Sunderland, but says that picking up the points is all that counts.
Apr 29, 18:25
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic calls for positivity after away draw at Stoke City
Slaven Bilic claims that back-to-back goalless draws have given his defenders "a big dose of self-confidence" heading into the final few games of the season.
Apr 29, 18:10
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: 'Questions on my future at Sunderland not for now'
David Moyes believes that questions over his future at Sunderland are for "a week or two down the line" after the Black Cats were relegated by Bournemouth on Saturday.
Apr 29, 17:47
David Moyes looks dejected during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Sunderland on April 26, 2017
David Moyes: 'Sunderland have forgotten how to win'
Sunderland manager David Moyes admits that his side have "forgotten how to win" ahead of a weekend which could see their relegation from the Premier League confirmed.
Apr 28, 15:58
Mark Warburton the Brentford manager looks on before the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Brentford at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2015
Mark Warburton: 'Nottingham Forest have plenty to do to secure safety'
Mark Warburton believes that Nottingham Forest still have a lot of work to do to survive in the Championship this season.
Apr 27, 20:21
Swansea City manager Paul Clement watches on during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on January 21, 2017
Paul Clement: 'Swansea City have turned a corner'
Paul Clement is in a confident mood ahead of Swansea City's weekend trip to Old Trafford, claiming that his side 'put things right' by beating Stoke City last time out.
Apr 27, 18:58
David Moyes looks dejected during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Sunderland on April 26, 2017
David Moyes happy with Sunderland display at Riverside
Sunderland manager David Moyes attempts to take positives away from his side's 1-0 defeat to North-East rivals Middlesbrough, claiming that the Black Cats "played well".
Apr 26, 22:43
Billy Jones 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.
Team News: Sunderland unchanged for Middlesbrough trip as Billy Jones is passed fit
Sunderland boss David Moyes names an unchanged side as Billy Jones is passed fit against Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 26, 18:52
Steve Agnew on the touchline during the Premier League game between Middlesbrough and Manchester United on March 19, 2017
Steve Agnew demands Middlesbrough reaction
Middlesbrough boss Steve Agnew demands a reaction from his side when they take on fellow strugglers Sunderland after falling to a 4-0 defeat to Bournemouth last time out.
Apr 25, 15:00
Sunderland manager David Moyes at the Premier League match against Manchester United on April 9, 2017
David Moyes "confident" of beating Middlesbrough
Sunderland boss David Moyes talks up the importance of Wednesday's clash with fellow strugglers Middlesbrough, but insists that his side are "confident" of success.
Apr 25, 14:09
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace are not safe yet'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce warns his side against taking their foot off the pedal until they are mathematically safe from the threat of relegation.
Apr 24, 15:18
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare on March 14, 2017
Craig Shakespeare: 'Leicester City are not safe yet'
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare warns his side that they are not yet safe from the threat of relegation, despite being six points clear of the bottom three.
Apr 24, 13:45
Tom Carroll in action for Swansea on December 20, 2014
Tom Carroll: 'Swansea City will fight to the end for top-flight survival'
Tom Carroll warns Premier League relegation rivals Hull City that Swansea City will fight to the bitter end to avoid a drop to the Championship.
Apr 23, 15:14



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City98103242825
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd96212241820
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs96211961320
4Chelsea95131710716
5Arsenal95131712516
6Watford94321517-215
7Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9423108214
8Burnley934289-113
9Liverpool93421416-213
10Southampton933389-112
11Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9333710-312
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9243710-310
14Leicester CityLeicester92341214-29
15Swansea CitySwansea9225610-48
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
17Stoke CityStoke92251020-108
18Everton9225718-118
19Bournemouth9216613-77
20Crystal Palace9108219-173
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