Newcastle United, Norwich City relegated by Sunderland win

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Championship division, prepare to meet your new rivals.

Sunderland’s blowout of miserable Everton on Wednesday sealed the fates of both Newcastle United and Norwich City as peers of relegated Aston Villa.

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For Norwich, it’s a one-and-done season in the Premier League after last year’s promotion from the Championship.

Newcastle had been in the Premier League since a one-year relegation to the second tier in 2009-10. They won 102 points that season in an instant return to the top flight.