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West Bromwich Albion relegated from Premier League

West Brom relegated from Premier League
West Bromwich Albion are relegated from the Premier League due to Southampton's win at Swansea City.

West Bromwich Albion have been relegated from the Premier League following Southampton's 1-0 victory at Swansea City on Tuesday night.

A draw at the Liberty Stadium would have kept the Baggies' hopes of survival alive, but Mark Hughes's charges now sit five points clear of West Brom with only one game left to play.

Albion have experienced an upturn in form since Darren Moore took interim charge of the club, overseeing three wins and two draws in his first five games at the helm.

Nonetheless, West Brom's fate also required other results to go their way, and Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd-minute strike against the Swans proved fatal for the West Midlanders' top-flight status.

The Baggies' relegation, which put an end to an eight-year tenure in the top flight, was confirmed just hours after Moore was named April's Premier League Manager of the Month.

West Brom will join Stoke City in the Championship next season, while Swansea currently occupy 18th place in the table.


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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Leeds UnitedLeeds28166647301754
2Norwich CityNorwich28158552361653
3West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom28148657352250
4Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd28155846291750
5Middlesbrough281211531201147
6Derby CountyDerby2813784035546
7Bristol City2812883529644
8Hull City28117104135640
9Swansea CitySwansea28117103732540
10Blackburn RoversBlackburn28101083741-440
11Birmingham CityBirmingham2891274033739
12Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest2891273932739
13Aston Villa2891275145639
14Queens Park RangersQPR28116113439-539
15Stoke CityStoke2891183335-238
16Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds2898113345-1235
17Brentford28810104339434
18Preston North EndPreston2889114345-233
19Millwall2878133444-1029
20Wigan AthleticWigan2885152841-1329
21Rotherham UnitedRotherham28510132746-1925
22Reading2858153143-1223
23Bolton WanderersBolton2857161842-2422
24Ipswich TownIpswich2839162248-2618

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