Relegation Battle Overview
With 2 games remaining in the championship in appears it is going to take a points haul of at least 53 points to stay in the division. We look at remaining fixtures and attempt to make some predictions in such an unpredictable league. I believe that the following clubs are still in danger:
My personal view is that anyone above Huddersfield is now safe and it`s the goal difference of Huddersfield keeping them in the battle. The First fixture is tonight and sees Blackburn travel to Millwall. I would love to say I fancy Millwall but they are so unpredictable, so I will sit on the fence and say draw.
This weekend fixtures are:
Barnsley Vs Hull. I Feel that a point will suit both teams and call this a draw.
BlackburnVs Crystal Palace. Palace are now in need of points, though Blackburn have turned the corner I see this as a Blackburn win.
Bristol City Vs Huddersfield . Bristol picked up a good point at Hull and I feel that Huddersfield do lose on the road. Bristol Win hopefully
Wolves Vs Burnley. Wolves are depleted by injuries and I cant see them beating Burnley, I am going to say Draw here.
Peterborough Vs Sheff Wed. Wednesday have turned the corner recently and still need a point to be certain of survival. This is a really tough one to call. I Am going to call this a draw….. boring but cant call it.
Table After 45 Games
Peterborough 52 -9
Wolves 52 -12
Barnsley 52 -16
Bristol City relegated
Going into the final day it looks like being 2 from 4.
Wolves have a tough trip to the south coast to face Gus Poyet`s Brighton.
Peterborough make the trip to South London to face Crystal Palace.
It will be a Yorkshire relegation dog fight in Huddersfield as Barnsley visit.
It promises to be a final day of twists and turns. A draw could see both Barnsley and Huddersfield fall through the trap door or secure Championship status for both. Whilst any club which wins the Yorkshire Derby should secure championship status.
The final day fixtures do inspire me as a Barnsley fan. Peterborough and Wolves could not have worse games against two clubs with momentum looking for a place in the premier league.
My feeling is that Peterborough will go down along with one of Wolves or Barnsley