Despite their Premier League fate being in their own hands on the final day, Burnley weren't able to beat Newcastle United on Sunday, and will now play Championship football next season.
Callum Wilson was the villain for Mike Jackson's side at Turf Moor, with the striker scoring either side of half time to give Newcastle a 2-0 lead.
Maxwel Cornet gave Burnley hope with a goal in the 69th minute, but they were unable to capitalise on the goal and get any points from the game.
In contrast, Leeds United enjoyed a winning afternoon in Brentford, with Raphinha and Jack Harrison scoring to give the Yorkshire side a 2-1 win and leapfrog Burnley in the standings.
Having only been in charge of the club for just over a month, Mike Jackson enjoyed a strong start to life as a manager, but a poor end to the campaign ultimately cost Burnley their Premier League status.
When asked what he would do next after being relegated, Jackson replied "suffer", before adding "That won't go away for a long, long time.
"In fact it won't. It will always be there. It's something I'll have to live with that won't go away…
"It's really raw at the moment. I'm gutted for the group, the fans, the staff. It's hard to find the words sometimes. They've given it everything and that's all you can ask of anybody."
Burnley looked understandably nervy from the first kick of the game, and the Clarets gave away a penalty after just 20 minutes to hand the visitors the lead.
Jackson was quick to point out that it was an "edgy" performance from his side, but he was quick to rally behind Nathan Collins after giving away the penalty.
"I think it was a bit edgy but I don't think there was much in the game," Jackson added. "I think you're going to get those misplaced passes. I didn't see anything in it until the penalty and from then it was two teams scrapping it out."
"Nathan has been brilliant and he's devastated in there," Jackson said. "I'm not going to criticise the young lad. He's been great for me and I'm sure in the future you'll see him going from strength to strength. There's no blame on him."