Relegation from the Premier League is a horrible experience when a team is just pipped by a few points, but supporters can be proud that their boys gave it a real go and went down fighting.
However, some teams' campaigns seem to be cursed from the very start, and an impending sense of doom is felt around the ground even before Christmas.
These five sides experienced the drop into the Championship without so much as a whimper or any inkling of a fight and their relegation was confirmed as early as Easter in some cases.
Here GMS counts down the five worst teams in Premier League history; if you think your club is about to feature, I'd look away now.
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