The 2021/22 Premier League came to a close yesterday and attention has already turned to the 2022/23 season. Brentford ended their season with home defeat to Leeds United yesterday afternoon. That meant The Bees finished 13th in the table and can prepare for the 2022/23 campaign.
Next season will be Brentford's second in the Premier League. It will be their seventh in the top flight in their 133-year history. The Bees now know 18 of the teams they will be facing next year with the 2021/22 league season complete.
Two of the teams coming up from the Sky Bet Championship have also been confirmed. Fulham and AFC Bournemouth sealed automatic promotion at the end of the second tier season. The third place will be confirmed at the end of the Championship Play-Offs.
The win for Leeds in West London yesterday secured their Premier League status. They started the day in the relegation zone but the points took them ahead of Burnley, who lost to Newcastle United. Burnley will be in the Championship next season.
The full list of teams confirmed in the Premier League for 2022/23 is as follows:
West Ham United
Brighton and Hove Albion
The remaining place in the Premier League will be confirmed next weekend as the winner of the Championship Play-Offs will be the last team. The teams that will contest the Championship Play-Off Final were confirmed earlier this week. Huddersfield Town beat Luton 2-1 on aggregate to secure their spot. Nottingham Forest then beat Sheffield United on penalties.
Forest or Huddersfield will be in the Premier League next season. Fixtures for the new campaign will be released on Thursday 16 June. More details on the new season will be confirmed when announced.