On Saturday the 24th May, the richest game in club football will take place between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers to determine who will take the 3rd and last promotion place from the Championship to the Premier League. Leicester City as Champions and Burnley as runners up have already booked their places. But the question for many of their fans is how these promoted clubs will perform in the Premier League Since it was established in the 1992/93 season only twice has all three teams promoted managed to stay in the Premier League in the subsequent season, in 2001/02 and 2011/12. On one occasion all three teams promoted were relegated in the subsequent season, in 1997/98. On average over the seasons since 1992/93, at least 1 team has been relegated straight after being promoted – the actual average being equal to 1.27.
last ten seasons or more in the Premier League. The figure below plots these survival rates (in proportionate terms) for the number of seasons in the Premier League.