Category Archives: Relegation Battle

Poyet’s appointment Sunderland’s latest gamble

The general consensus, in the wake of Paolo Di Canio’s sacking, was that Sunderland’s owner Ellis Short had to get the next managerial appointment right, or else his club could disappear into the doldrums of the relegation zone. Having sacked … Read more…

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Premier League Relegation Battle Special Part 2: The battle is on!

Blackburn Rovers 2 – 0 Norwich City A crucial victory for Rovers, but Steve Kean is still a hated man, but as long as he can get the wins, he won’t care. Despite the 2-goal margin, however, the performance wasn’t … Read more…

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Premier League Relegation Battle Special Part 1: Highs and Lows

It’s been building for months, but finally we have a relegation dogfight in full swing. Teams dangling near the trap door find that added bit of fight, passion, and sheer will power as they battle for survival. With the stakes … Read more…

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Chelsea’s Roberto Di Matteo & Wolves Terry Connor: The Caretaker and the Undertaker

The caretaker and the undertaker are hardly the Owl and the Pussy Cat, such romance is seldom found when it comes to the job of a temporary football manager. Managing in the Premier League can make or break a career, … Read more…

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Premier League Survival: Do QPR have the fight?

As we speed our way towards the ‘business-end’ of the season things are getting even tighter at the bottom of the Barclay’s Premier League. When you think back to all the relegation battles that have come down to the final … Read more…

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