LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 10: Joachim Andersen (L) of Fulham looks dejected after defeat as Fulham are relegated following the Premier League match between Fulham and Burnley at Craven Cottage on May 10, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

The 'Greatest Escapes' of the Premier League era: Can Burnley emulate the likes of Wigan Athletic, Sunderland, Leicester City and Aston Villa?

Burnley might be running out of time in their bid to secure a seventh successive season in the top flight.

By Dan Black
Tuesday, 12th April 2022, 8:39 pm

But the Clarets can take great heart from the nine clubs from seasons gone by that have proven that it’s never over until it’s over!

Many sides since the Premier League’s inception have been treading far murkier waters at this stage of the season and have managed to snatch survival from the jaws of relegation.

Here are the teams who have done it best.

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