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Josh King Relegates Sunderland


Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League as a late Bournemouth goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat at the Stadium of Light.

With time running out and the home side piling forward, Josh King struck in the 88th minute when Ryan Fraser played him in to tap home.

Bournemouth had made the brighter start and almost scored within a minute as Charlie Daniels crossed and Steve Cook steered just wide under pressure.

Home striker Fabio Borini soon gave Artur Boruc something to think about with a powerful strike, and as the second half began Jermain Defoe saw an effort stopped by Boruc.

Defoe then tried to find Borini and after the ball was cut out it fell to substitute George Honeyman, whose effort was stopped — but Bournemouth had the last word, condemning the Black Cats to the drop after a decade in the top flight.


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