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Hull relegated as Newcastle breaths a sigh of relief on final day of drama

Hull relegated as Newcastle breaths a sigh of relief on final day of drama

May 25, 2015

LONDON, May 24 — Hull City were relegated and Newcastle United survived the drop on a dramatic final day of the Premier League season today when West Ham United announced that manager Sam Allardyce’s contract was not being renewed at Upton Park. Newcastle’s 2-0 win over West Ham at a raucous St James’ Park, where Moussa Sissoko scored after 54 minutes and Jonas Gutierrez added a second in the dying minutes, meant they finished with 39 points while Hull ended on 35 and in the bottom... Read more

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Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola (centre right) and sporting director Matthias Sammer hold the trophy as the club celebrate winning the German Bundesliga title in front of the town hall, in downtown Munich, May 24, 2015. The banner reads ‘German Champions are only FCB’. — Reuters pic

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola (centre right) and sporting director Matthias Sammer hold the trophy as the club celebrate winning the German Bundesliga title in front of the town hall, in downtown Munich, May 24, 2015. The banner reads ‘German Champions are only FCB’. — Reuters pic