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Hull's 0-0 draw with Manchester United at the KC Stadium was not enough to save them from relegation to the Championship. Getty Images

So, there we have it.

Hull fought valiantly this afternoon and had plenty of chances to beat Manchester United, but even if they had done so relegation would still have been a certainty by virtue of Newcastle's second victory in 12 matches.

Liverpool's scarcely believable 6-1 capitulation at Stoke means they finish sixth and will now have to enter the final qualifying round for next season's Europa League, while Tottenham end the campaign fifth and will grace the competition once more next season following their narrow win over Everton at Goodison Park.

Chelsea were behind early on at home to Sunderland but a penalty from Diego Costa and a well-taken brace from fellow substitute Loic Remy led them to finish a dominant season on a winning note.

Scenes of celebrations at Stamford Bridge as Jose Mourinho's side, who finish on 87 points, lift their first Premier League title since 2010 with the departing Didier Drogba taking centre stage during the festivities despite the Ivorian being carried from the field by his teammates in the first half.

Arsenal warmed up for next week's FA Cup final against Aston Villa with an impressive win over West Brom, while Frank Lampard bid farewell to the Premier League with Manchester City's opener in their victory over Southampton.

Stay tuned for more reaction to a fascinating final day on IBTimes UK, where we will have full details of Sam Allardyce's immediate departure from West Ham and more.


Arsenal 4-1 West Brom

Aston Villa 0-1 Burnley

Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland

Crystal Palace 1-0 Swansea

Everton 0-1 Tottenham

Hull 0-0 Manchester United

Leicester 5-1 QPR

Manchester City 2-0 Southampton

Newcastle 2-0 West Ham

Stoke 6-1 Liverpool

Hull relegated from the Premier League

Goal: Stoke 6-1 Liverpool (Peter Crouch)

Goal: Leicester 5-1 QPR (Andrej Kramaric)

And that is likely to be all she wrote for Hull as Gutierrez beats Adrian from outside the box to put Newcastle 2-0 up with just minutes remaining.

What a moment for the popular 31-year-old, who was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year.

Goal: Newcastle 2-0 West Ham (Jonas Gutierrez)

McShane required treatment after that challenge and as a result this match is likely to finish a good few minutes later than the rest.

Newcastle have spurned a glorious chance to double their advantage and effectively guarantee survival.

Anita storms forward on the break with no defenders in sight but gets caught in two minds under pressure from Adrian who then stops a tame pass from reaching Cisse or Sissoko.

A potential twist in the tale as Fellaini, who had been on the pitch for less than 20 minutes, is shown a straight red for a dangerous, studs-up challenge on McShane.

Red card: Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United)

Champions Chelsea have fought back from a goal down against lowly Sunderland to lead after Vitor Mannone failed to keep out substitute Remy's shot following good work from Eden Hazard.

On a surreal afternoon for Liverpool, Gerrard caps his last appearance with a goal that owed much to Rickie Lambert's headed flick. An understandably muted celebration from the long-serving captain in the circumstances, however.

Yet another chance for Hull but Valdes makes a diving save low to his left to deny Jelavic. Bruce's men are giving this everything but they just cannot find a way past the excellent Spaniard.

Goal: Stoke 5-1 Liverpool (Steven Gerrard)

Goal: Chelsea 2-1 Sunderland (Loic Remy)

West Brom and QPR have each managed to grab consolation goals through McAuley and Austin, while Chamakh gives Palace the lead at home to Swansea before being replaced with what looks like a hamstring injury.

At Hull, N'Doye volleys wide following yet another fine run and cross from Ahmed Elmohamady.

Goal: Crystal Palace 1-0 Swansea (Marouane Chamakh)

Goal: Arsenal 4-1 West Brom (Gareth McAuley)

Goal: Leicester 4-1 QPR (Charlie Austin)

Deadlock broken at St James' Park and what a decisive goal that could be for Newcastle as they bid to beat the drop.

A swinging cross from Jonas Gutierrez is headed home in emphatic fashion by Sissoko and the ground erupts in relief.

The news spreads quickly at the KC Stadium, where throngs of supporters are keeping abreast of the action via their phones and radios.

Goal: Newcastle 1-0 West Ham (Moussa Sissoko)

Previously stricken Leicester have performed miracles to haul themselves to safety over recent weeks and they are on song once again today as a quickfire double from Argentine duo Ulloa and Cambiasso puts them 4-0 up at home to QPR.

If Chris Ramsey was still in any doubt whatsoever about the magnitude of the job facing him as permanent manager at Loftus Road, he will be under no illusions now.

Another great chance for Rivierie for Newcastle but he fails to make any contact with Daryl Janmaat's cross after the Dutch full-back had cut inside Aaron Cresswell.

Goal: Leicester 4-0 QPR (Esteban Cambiasso)

Goal: Leicester 3-0 QPR (Leonardo Ulloa)

A guilt-edge chance spurned by David Meyler at the KC Stadium and Chris Smalling's blushes are spared.

The second-half whistles sound and Hull now have 45 minutes left to avoid relegation while Rodgers will be desperate for some sort of reaction from his Liverpool squad following a humiliating opening.

No shortage of drama across the country so far, but it's still goalless at both Hull and Newcastle.

As it stands, the former are set to join QPR and Burnley back in the second tier of English football.


Arsenal 4-0 West Brom

Aston Villa 0-1 Burnley

Chelsea 1-1 Sunderland

Crystal Palace 0-0 Swansea

Everton 0-1 Tottenham

Hull 0-0 Manchester United

Leicester 2-0 QPR

Manchester City 1-0 Southampton

Newcastle 0-0 West Ham

Stoke 5-0 Liverpool

Goal: Leicester 2-0 QPR (Marc Albrighton)

An astonishing scoreline at Stoke, where Liverpool look to have utterly thrown in the towel and Brendan Rodgers' job could surely now be in question. This is the first time they have ever trailed by five at half-time in the history of the Premier League.

Goal: Stoke 5-0 Liverpool (Steven N'Zonzi)

Goal: Stoke 4-0 Liverpool (Charlie Adam)

There have been so many goals flying in over the last few minutes that we are struggling to keep up.

At the Britannia Stadium, a bad week for Liverpool is getting a whole lot worse as they have totally capitulated against Stoke with Sterling looking on from the bench.

While Gerrard's last game before his MLS switch is going terribly, however, Lampard has given Manchester City the lead against Southampton with his first goal since January.

Didier Drogba sustains an injury and is carried off the field by his teammates to be replaced by Diego Costa, the Spaniard then finding an equaliser from the penalty spot after Juan Cuadrado was brought down by John O'Shea.

The Colombian is also hurt and has since made way for Loic Remy.

Walcott has a 33-minute hat-trick for Arsenal. The 26-year-old had only scored twice in the Premier League before today but he has well and truly put West Brom to the sword in a dominant first half display.

Harry Kane moves to 21 league goals for the season after heading in Eric Dier's cross to put Tottenham ahead at Goodison Park.

Goal: Chelsea 1-1 Sunderland (Diego Costa)

Goal: Arsenal 4-0 West Brom (Theo Walcott)

Goal: Manchester City 1-0 Southampton (Frank Lampard)

Goal: Stoke 3-0 Liverpool (Jon Walters)

Goal: Chelsea 0-1 Sunderland (Steven Fletcher)

Goal: Stoke 2-0 Liverpool (Mame Biriam Diouf)

Goal: Everton 0-1 Tottenham (Harry Kane)

Goal: Stoke 1-0 Liverpool (Mame Biriam Diouf)

A dramatic spell at the KC Stadium where Hull have started with real intent and purpose.

Paul McShane has an effort ruled out following a scramble at the far post and the hosts then have another one chalked off as Dame N'Doye's strike is also given offside.

Valdes has already been forced into one or two top-drawer saves. Di Maria has been forced off with an injury and Adnan Januzaj is on.

A chance for West Ham at Newcastle, but Stewart Downing's shot is saved by Tim Krul.

Arsenal are treating their home supporters to some mesmerising football this afternoon a week before the FA Cup final and they add to their lead twice in quick succession.

First Walcott doubles his tally from close range and no doubt gives himself further leverage in any future contract talks, before Wilshere then marks his 100th top-flight appearance with an outstanding volley.

Leicester's good form continues at the King Power Stadium as Vardy, who received his first international call-up in midweek, hands them the lead against QPR after Alex McCarthy had spilled a shot from Riyad Mahrez,

Goal: Arsenal 3-0 West Brom (Jack Wilshere)

Goal: Leicester 1-0 QPR (Jamie Vardy)

Goal: Arsenal 2-0 West Brom (Theo Walcott)

Relegated Burnley have an early goal at Villa Park, Ings heads home his 11th of the season in what is almost certainly his last game for Sean Dyche's side before a summer transfer that will likely see him remain in the Premier League.

Goal: Aston Villa 0-1 Burnley (Danny Ings)

The first goal of the afternoon comes from the Emirates Stadium where third-place Arsenal, looking to improve a slightly iffy run of only one win from their last five matches, take the lead after Walcott fires into the top corner from inside the penalty area.

Riviere with another chance for Newcastle, meanwhile, but his acrobatic overhead kick is wide.

Goal: Arsenal 1-0 West Brom (Theo Walcott)

Agonisingly close to the perfect start for Newcastle as Emmanuel Riviere fires just wide of Adrian's right-hand post.

Enner Valencia then appeals for a penalty following a clumsy challenge from Mike Williamson but referee Martin Atkinson waves play on.

At Hull, Rooney hits the crossbar after Nikica Jelavic could only head straight at Valdes.

Tension building to a crescendo at St James' Park and the KC Stadium. If Hull do defy the odds and beat Manchester United for the first time in Bruce's managerial career this afternoon, then only a victory will do to keep Newcastle safe by virtue of their -25 goal difference.

A reminder that a draw is simply not enough for Hull. If they claim a point and Newcastle lose, then John Carver's side will still survive by a slender margin. Defeat for both and the Tigers drop.

We are underway...

Frank Lampard captains Manchester City in his last Premier League game before he jets off to join New York City FC in Major League Soccer.

Steven Gerrard is also making his final Liverpool appearance before a summer switch to the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Kick-off from all 10 games now under 15 minutes away.

And breathe...

The main headlines from that deluge of team news include Raheem Sterling being named among the Liverpool substitutes by Brendan Rodgers following a controversial week in which his agent gave an interview to the London Evening Standard that all but confirmed the young England forward will not be signing a new contract at Anfield.

Didier Drogba, who announced earlier today that he will leave the club this summer as he seeks to prolong his playing career by at least another season, starts ahead of Diego Costa against Sunderland and will don the captain's armband despite the presence of John Terry.

As expected, Jeremie Boga and Andreas Christensen are on the bench as Jose Mourinho continues to offer opportunities to his younger players with the title already wrapped up.

At Arsenal, Jack Wilshere makes his 100th Premier League appearance while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain returns to the matchday squad following two months out of action with groin and hamstring problems respectively.

Stoke v Liverpool

Stoke: Begovic, Cameron, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters, N'Zonzi, Whelan, Walters, Adam, Arnautovic, Diouf

Subs: Butland, Ireland, Odemwingie, Wilson, Sidwell, Crouch, Wollscheid

Liverpool: Mignolet, Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Allen, Henderson, Gerrard, Lallana, Coutinho

Subs: Ward, Toure, Lovren, Lambert, Sterling, Ibe, Markovic

Manchester City v Southampton

Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Milner, Lampard, Toure, Silva, Aguero

Subs: Cabellero, Sagna, Kompany, Navas, Jovetic, Dzeko, Bony

Southampton: K. Davis, Clyne, Fonte, Alderweireld, Bertrand, Wanyama, S. Davis, Djuricic, Mane, Long, Pelle

Subs: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Gardos, Ward-Prowse, Elia, Reed, Targett

Leicester v QPR

Leicester: Schmeichel, Morgan, Vardy, King, Albrighton, Huth, Schlupp, Cambiasso, Ulloa, Mahrez, Wasilewski

Subs: Schwarzer, De Laet, Konchesky, Drinkwater, Hammond, Wood, Kramaric

QPR: McCarthy, Onuoha, Hill, Dunne, Suk-Young, Phillips, Henry, Barton, Fer, Austin, Grego-Cox

Subs: Murphy, Doughty, Kpekawa, Furlong, Petrasso, Comley, Hoilett

Everton v Tottenham

Everton: Howard, Coleman, Galloway, Stones, Jagielka, McCarthy, Barry, Mirallas, Barkley, Osman, Lukaku

Subs: Robles, Distin, Besic, Naismith, Atsu, McGeady, Kone

Tottenham: Lloris, Dier, Vertonghen, Fazio, Mason, Benteleb, Dembele, Chadli, Eriksen, Lamela, Kane

Subs: Vorm, Yedlin, Stambouli, Soldado, Winks, Onomah, Townsend

Crystal Palace v Swansea

Crystal Palace: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Hangeland, Souare, Zaha, Jedinak, McArthur, Bolasie, Puncheon, Chamakh

Subs: Speroni, Delaney, Kelly, Lee, Mutch, Murray, Campbell

Swansea: Fabianski, Naughton, Fernandez, Bartley, Richards, Britton, Cork, Emnes, Dyer, Montero, Gomis

Subs: Tremmel, Hanley, Rangel, Fulton, Grimes, Gorre, Barrow

Chelsea v Sunderland

Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Matic, Cuadrado, Willian, Hazard, Drogba

Subs: Courtois, Filipe Luis, Christensen, Boga, Remy, Diego Costa, Solanke

Sunderland: Mannone, Jones, van Aanholt, O'Shea, Coates, Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson, Fletcher, Wickham, Defoe

Subs: Cattermole, Reveillere, Graham, Giaccherini, Vergini, Buckley, Pickford

Aston Villa v Burnley

Aston Villa: Steer, Baker, Vlaar, Bacuna, Cleverley, Agbonlahor, Westwood, Delph, Benteke, N'Zogbia, Grealish

Subs: Guzan, Sinclair, Weimann, Hutton, Sanchez, Robinson, Green

Burnley: Heaton, Trippier, Shackell, Keane, Mee, Arfield, Jones, Ulvestad, Boyd, Barnes, Ings

Subs: Gilks, Duff, Kightly, Taylor, Jutkiewicz, Vokes, Reid

Arsenal v West Brom

Arsenal: Ospina, Bellerin, Gabriel, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Coquelin, Cazorla, Wilshere, Ozil, Alexis, Walcott

Subs: Szczesny, Koscielny, Monreal, Flamini, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud

West Brom: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Lescott, Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, McManaman, Brunt, Berahino

Subs: Palmer, Baird, Gamboa, Gardner, Anichebe, Ideye, Roberts

Focusing on those two crucial contests first, Hull are unchanged from the side who lost 2-0 at Tottenham in their previous games while Manchester United bring in Victor Valdes, Angel di Maria and captain Wayne Rooney for David de Gea, Marouane Fellaini and Radamel Falcao.

Have De Gea and Falcao now played their last games for the club?

In the North East, meanwhile, Newcastle hand starts to Mike Williamson, Vurnon Anita and Papiss Cisse as Ryan Taylor, Ayoze Perez and Remy Cabella drop to the bench.

James Collins and Mark Noble miss out through injury for West Ham, with Sam Allardyce recalling young Reece Burke and Kevin Nolan.

Hull v Manchester United

Hull: Harper, Dawson, Chester, McShane, Elmohamady, Brady, Huddlestone, Meyler, Quinn, N'Doye, Jelavic

Subs: McGregor, Rosenior, Bruce, Robertson, Hernandez, Aluko, Sagbo

Manchester United: Valdes, Valencia, Smalling, Jones, Rojo, Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Mata, Young, Rooney

Subs: Lindegaard, McNair, Blackett, Fellaini, Januzaj, van Persie, Wilson

Newcastle v West Ham

Newcastle: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Dummett, Sissoko, Anita, Colback, Gutierrez, Riviere, Cisse

Subs: Woodman, R.Taylor, Gouffran, Ameobi, Cabella, de Jong, Perez

West Ham: Adrian, Jenkinson, Burke, Reid, Cresswell, Song, Nolan, Kouyate, Downing, Valencia, Cole

Subs: Jaaskelainen, O'Brien, Tomkins, Amalfitano, Jarvis, Lee, Nene

Good afternoon and a very warm welcome to IBTimes UK's live coverage of what promises to be a dramatic final day of the 2014/15 Premier League season.

All 10 fixtures are scheduled to kick-off simultaneously and with the title race long since sewn up and the order of the top four already confirmed bar an unlikely seven-goal swing between Arsenal and Manchester United, all eyes will be fixed on the bottom of the table as Newcastle and Hull battle tooth-and-nail to avoid the ignominy of relegation to the Championship.

Following a run of three consecutive defeats, Steve Bruce's side find themselves two points adrift in 18<sup>th place and they simply have to beat United this afternoon as well as hoping that their rivals do not record only their second win in 12 games against mid-table West Ham at St James' Park.

Team news and live updates from all of today's matches to follow...