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03/05/2014 17:32 BST | Updated 03/05/2014 17:59 BST

Fulham And Cardiff City Relegated From Premier League (PICTURES)

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STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - MAY 03: Scott Parker of Fulham reacts as his side are relegated following their defeat in the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Fulham at the Britannia Stadium on May 3, 2014 in Stoke on Trent, England. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Fulham and Cardiff City bade farewell to the Barclays Premier League with a whimper as both suffered crushing defeats at Stoke City and Newcastle United.

Goals from Peter Odemwingie, Marko Arnautovic, Oussama Assaidi and Jonathan Walters sealed Fulham's fate in a 4-1 win at the Britannia Stadium. Kieran Richardson's late goal was rendered irrelevant as the Whites' 13-year stint in the top flight ended.

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David Stockdale is consoled by teammate Hugo Rodallega after the final whistle

Loïc Rémy scored his 14th goal of the season to help end Newcastle's six-game losing streak and send catastrophic Cardiff down with a 3-0 victory.

Late strikes from Rémy and substitute Steven Taylor, coupled with Sunderland's shock win at Manchester United - their first since 1968 - ensured Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will be playing in the Football League once again next season.

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Cardiff's catastrophic season has ended with relegation back to the Championship

Fulham and Cardiff go down