Hull City were relegated to the Championship, while Newcastle United avoided the drop, on the final of the Premier League season.
Harry Kane's record-breaking header helped Tottenham secure Europa League qualification with a 1-0 win over Everton.
Sunderland produced a fantastic defensive display as they drew 0-0 with Arsenal at the Emirates on Wednesday night to secure their Premier League safety.
Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have had their restrictions on transfer spending lifted after meeting their financial fair play target.
Last season's top four all feature prominently in the opening round of fixtures when the 2015-16 Barclays Premier League season when it kicks off on BT Sport, which is available in the Republic of Ireland to subscribers of the Setanta Sports pack.
Chelsea have announced the signing of Radamel Falcao on loan.
West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has confirmed that the club will have a new owner by the end of the month.
Lukas Podolski will leave Arsenal this summer, according to the player's agent.
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has defended his decision to sit out Thursday's Europa League first-leg win over FC Lusitans.
Fenerbahce have opened talks with Manchester United over a possible deal for Nani.
Everton skipper Phil Jagielka has welcomed the signing of Tom Cleverley and says that the former Manchester United midfielder has already proved his critics wrong.
Pep Guardiola insists only Bastian Schweinsteiger can decide whether or not he remains at Bayern Munich.
Ryan Giggs has urged Manchester United's youngsters to take their chance when they get the opportunity on the club's upcoming pre-season tour.
West Ham are keen to re-sign Carl Jenkinson and are hopeful a deal can be concluded ahead of the new season.
Lee Cattermole has committed his future to Sunderland by signing a new five-year deal to remain at the Stadium of Light.
Javier Hernandez is to undergo tests on the shoulder injury he sustained in Mexico's clash with Honduras on Wednesday.
Swansea have signed striker Eder from Braga for an undisclosed fee
Southampton have terminated the contract of Dani Osvaldo with immediate effect.
Sylvain Distin has joined Bournemouth on a one-year deal.
Tom Cleverley is targeting a top six finish with Everton following his move to Goodison Park.
Leicester City have sacked manager Nigel Pearson.
Edin Dzeko's agent has rubbished reports that he has held talks with Roma over a possible move to the Serie A club.
Manchester United have not made a 'serious bid' for Morgan Schneiderlin, according to Southampton manager Ronald Koeman.
West Ham have one foot in the next round of the Europa League after beating Andorran minnows FC Lusitans 3-0 in their first qualifying round first leg tie at Upton Park.
St Patrick's Athletic grabbed a precious away goal but were left to rue several missed chances as they went down 2-1 to Skonto Riga in their Europa League qualifier first round first leg tie in Latvia.
Republic of Ireland international Paul McShane has signed for Championship side Reading.
Swiss authorities have confirmed that the United States has asked them to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges in May.
Academy manager Terry Westley will take charge of the West Ham team for their Europa League qualifier on Thursday evening.
Thomas Muller has moved to distance himself from rumours linking him with a move to the Premier League by insisting he wants to stay at Bayern Munich.
Cardiff's Millennium Stadium will host the 2017 Champions League final.
Guus Hiddink has resigned from his position as head coach of the Netherlands after less than a year in charge.
Sepp Blatter has fuelled speculation by his future by claimed he had not resigned from his position as FIFA president.
West Ham have been drawn against FC Lusitans of Andorra in the second qualifying round of the Europa League.