Sunderland relegated from Premier League after a decade

But as the game began to open up in the closing stages, King slotted home from close range as Bournemouth caught the Lads on the break, and in doing so ended the Black Cats' 10 year Premier League stay.

Cascarino was surprised with Moyes' vague comments after the match, as not many Premier League clubs would want him after such a poor campaign.

"Relegation is the lowest you can feel in your professional career so I am sure they will all be disappointed what happened this season".

Hull's 0-0 draw at Southampton looked to have prolonged Sunderland's stay - for another week at least - but King finished off a clinical Bournemouth break to send the hosts down to the Championship.

It is a remarkable fall from grace for Moyes, who was placed in charge of Manchester United just four years ago after being given the surprise job of replacing the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson.

Moyes was named as his replacement a day later, but he had also given a hint of what the fans should expect after just two games of the season.

Having taken just one point from a possible 45 on their travels, Hull's chorinic problmems on the road are in danger of dragging them under.

4 - No side has been relegated from the on more occasions than Sunderland. "I thought they fought right to the end to try to get a result today".

The Premier League is unforgiving, it's such a good standard this year.

"They love a winning team, they'll get 40,000 people there and I don't know where you're going to go from here".

But for all the efforts of Moyes and his staff, performances have dwindled rather than improved and, despite his protestations, relegation became inevitable long before it was confirmed. I think Moyes has been lazy with his signings.

"I acknowledge that during my ownership mistakes have been made, particularly in the area of player recruitment and we are paying the price for that now".

Victory effectively secured Bournemouth's safety, catapulting Eddie Howe's side up the table to 10th place, 10 points above the relegation zone. David is an outstanding manager and they will come back from this. He got some good players in January and when Moyes came in he didn't have time to buy, and I think the club paid the consequences.


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