Relegation

Why Burnley Are Doomed for Relegation

Graham Matthews | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Sport
Graham Matthews

When Burnley first entered the Premier League back in 2009 they may have been relegated finishing 18th, but at least Turf Moor became somewhat intimidating as they won their first four fixtures at home. So far two draws and a defeat hasn't set them up anywhere near as well as for that season, and they went back down then!

Cardiff City FC - What Went Wrong?

Chris Saunders | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Saunders

Let's not beat around the bush, it has been a disastrous foray into the Premier League for Cardiff City. A season beset with controversy and off-field problems is finally coming to a close and the end can't come soon enough for some long-suffering supporters.

A Season of Abject Failure For 'Lucky Red' Cardiff City

Phil Jones | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport
Phil Jones

The bastardised, rebranded version of Cardiff City were relegated last weekend and there were no crocodile tears from me.

7 Things a Premier League Manager Needs to Do to Beat the Drop

Chris Deeley | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

It's nearing crunch time at the bottom of the Premier League table and a handful of teams will be looking nervously over their shoulders as the bottom three make one last push for safety. How does a floundering side avoid getting dragged down to the Championship next season? Well, there are just seven simple steps...

Safety Not Guaranteed: For Newcastle and Sunderland, Premier League survival is not enough

James Hunt | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Sport
James Hunt

It's not good enough, though, for these clubs simply survive. Despite both having had relegations in their recent history, they should be well-established Premier League clubs. They now need to make sure this is a one-off, and the mistakes of this season are not repeated.

The Lambert Paradox: Why Paul Lambert's Norwich City Model has Failed at Aston Villa

Alex Ward | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Ward

It's not a matter of the players being too young, it's their sudden integration into the first team that has reaped the damage. It's simply a matter of trying to usher in a new era prematurely, long before the players could build their confidence. Lambert has tried to run before he could walk.

Irrationality of Managerial Merry-go-round Defies Logic of World's Most Unpredictable League

Matt Dathan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Dathan

The fact that chairmen so consistently lose faith so soon into the season is baffling enough and shows the extent to which they are obsessed with the financial rewards of promotion and the fear of relegation.