Seasons in Top Flight  1888-89 to 2016-17  (118 Seasons)   Consecutive Seasons in Top Flight  
  1 EVERTON   114   33 IPSWICH TOWN   27   1 ARSENAL*   1919-20 91  
  2 ASTON VILLA   105   34 CHARLTON ATHLETIC   26   2 EVERTON   1954-55 63  
  3 LIVERPOOL   102   35 FULHAM   25   3 LIVERPOOL   1962-63 55  
  4 ARSENAL   100   36 NORWICH CITY   25   4 MANCHESTER UNITED   1975-76 42  
  5 MANCHESTER UNITED   92   37 QUEENS PARK RANGERS   23   5 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR   1978-79 39  
  6 MANCHESTER CITY   88   38 BURY   22   6 CHELSEA   1989-90 28  
  7 SUNDERLAND   86   39 CRYSTAL PALACE   17   7 MANCHESTER CITY   2002-03 15  
  8 NEWCASTLE UNITED   85   40 CARDIFF CITY   16   8 SUNDERLAND   2007-08 10  
  9 CHELSEA   82   41 LUTON TOWN   16   9 STOKE CITY   2008-09 9  
  10 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR   82   42 WIMBLEDON   14   10 WEST BROMWICH ALBION   2010-11 7  
  11 WEST BROMWICH ALBION   80   43 OLDHAM ATHLETIC   12   11 SWANSEA CITY   2011-12 6  
  12 BOLTON WANDERERS   73   44 BRADFORD CITY   12   12 SOUTHAMPTON    2012-13 5  
  13 BLACKBURN ROVERS   72   45 GRIMSBY TOWN   12   13 WEST HAM UNITED   2012-13 5  
  14 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY   66   46 WATFORD   10   14 CRYSTAL PALACE   2013-14 4  
  15 DERBY COUNTY   65   47 BRISTOL CITY   9   15 LEICESTER CITY   2014-15 3  
  16 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS   63   48 SWANSEA CITY   8   16 AFC BOURNEMOUTH   2015-16 2  
  17 MIDDLESBROUGH   61   49 WIGAN ATHLETIC   8   17 WATFORD   2015-16 2  
  18 STOKE CITY   61   50 ACCRINGTON (Th' Owd Reds)   5   18 BURNLEY   2016-17 1  
  19 SHEFFIELD UNITED   60   51 HULL CITY   5   19 MIDDLESBROUGH   2016-17 1  
  20 WEST HAM UNITED   59   52 BRENTFORD   5   20 HULL CITY   2016-17 1  
  21 BIRMINGHAM CITY   57   53 BRIGHTON AND HOVE ALBION   4           *Arsenal were "elected"  to the Top Flight in season 1919-20.           They remain the only club since the formation of the Football League    in 1888-89 who never earnt their place on merit.  
  22 NOTTINGHAM FOREST   56   54 BRADFORD PARK AVENUE   3    
  23 BURNLEY   54   55 OXFORD UNITED   3              
  24 LEICESTER CITY   50   56 READING   3              
  25 LEEDS UNITED   50   57 AFC BOURNEMOUTH   2              
  26 PRESTON NORTH END   46   58 DARWEN   2              
  27 SOUTHAMPTON    40   59 MILLWALL   2              
  28 COVENTRY CITY   34   60 GLOSSOP    1              
  29 PORTSMOUTH   33   61 CARLISLE UNITED   1              
  30 HUDDERSFIELD TOWN   30   62 SWINDON TOWN   1              
  31 NOTTS COUNTY   30   63 NORTHAMPTON TOWN   1              
  32 BLACKPOOL   28   64 LEYTON ORIENT   1              
            65 BARNSLEY   1              
                                                  BOLD = Premier League club season 2016-17