Champions Chelsea had the second-least number of days lost from injury, while relegated Sunderland had the most. That tells you a lot.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe is poised to join Bournemouth, sources close to both clubs have told ESPN FC.
Defoe has activated a clause in his contract allowing him to leave Sunderland on a free transfer in the wake of the club's relegation from the Premier League.
A number of clubs have expressed an interest in signing Defoe this summer, but Bournemouth have moved swiftly to try and tie up a deal for the England international.
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is a big admirer of Defoe and sees his...
Former Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is the surprise name in the frame for the vacant manager's job at Sunderland, sources close to Pardew have told ESPN FC.
Sunderland are beginning their search for a new manager after David Moyes resigned from his role on Monday just 24 hours following the final game of the season -- Sunday's 5-1 defeat to champions Chelsea.
The Black Cats are keen to get the right man to replace Moyes. They are currently preparing for life back in the Championship next season...
In choosing to quit Sunderland, David Moyes at last got a big decision correct. Following his club's relegation, his decision to leave the Stadium of Light might have been little surprise, but it was a brave one nonetheless, given he has quit a job that paid handsomely and had three contractual years to run. It has been reported that he refused a £3 million compensation payment.
Should he want to return to management, future options look barren, but there was no other choice to make. In his...