The final promotion and relegation issues in England

Here are the teams who went up and down in England at the conclusion of 2011/12 season.


Champions Manchester City, runners-up Manchester United, third-placed Arsenal and defending champions Chelsea will all enter next season's Champions League at the group stage.

The three Europa League entrants will be fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur (at the group stage), fifth-placed Newcastle United(in the play-off round) and Carling Cup winners Liverpool (in the third qualifying round).

Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers and Wolverhampton Wanderers are relegated to the Championship.

Champions Reading, runners-up Southampton and play-off winners West Ham United are promoted to the Premier League.

Portsmouth, Coventry City and Doncaster Rovers are relegated to League One.


Champions Charlton Athletic, runners-up Sheffield Wednesday and play-off winners Huddersfield Town are promoted to the Championship.

Wycombe Wanderers, Chesterfield, Exeter City and Rochdale are relegated to League Two.


Champions Swindon Town are promoted to League One with Shrewsbury Town, Crawley Town and play-off winners Crewe Alexandra.

Hereford United and Macclesfield Town are relegated to the Blue Square Bet Premier.

Champions Fleetwood Town and play-off winners York City are promoted to League Two.

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