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  1. Race for fourth will go to the wire

    John Cross

    The intense battle for fourth place between Arsenal and Everton gives the Premier League another dimension. We've got the relegation scrap, the three-way title race and also the struggle for a top-four finish, with its accompanying spot in next se...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  2. Points, not plaudits, are needed in Norwich's miracle bid

    Paddy Davitt

    Norwich City continue to tantalise and tease, but they remain embroiled in a Premier League survival scrap after a pulsating 3-2 defeat to title favourite Liverpool. The most telling response on an afternoon of tension and contrasting emotions at ...

    Blog | April 20, 2014
  3. Fight on show in the relegation scrap

    James Dall

    Premier League Spotlight previews the weekend's top-flight fixtures, highlighting the key points to keep an eye on as the action unfolds.Can Magath mastermind a Great Escape? Back-to-back wins weren't in the script for a Fulham team that most had ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. World Cup hopeful Agudelo aiming to impress in Europe

    Jeff Carlisle

    Arriving in midseason isn't the best way for a player to secure his preferred jersey number. At such a juncture, a player is typically left looking for scraps. But the No. 18 shirt that Juan Agudelo acquired upon being loaned to Dutch side FC Utre...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  5. Are Swansea in danger of relegation?

    Max Hicks

    Football loves a relegation scrap. Title races are ok, especially for the teams (and fans of those teams) involved, but there's something missing from a title chase. The shortfall for the runner-up is second place, which still translates into Champio...

    Blog | January 20, 2014
  6. Awful defeat at Carrow Road

    Peter Thorne

    This 3-1 defeat to Norwich City was a shocking setback that ensures West Ham go into the international break knowing that when they emerge, they will surely be involved in a relegation scrap. - Report: Norwich City 3-1 West Ham In the classic '...

    Blog | November 09, 2013
  7. Cisse soldiering on with Kuban

    Andy Brassell

    "It reassures me. It's the sign that I'm thinking 'I know everything's going well.'" Even if Djibril Cisse arrives at the Liberty Stadium minus the familiar mohawk, there will be no doubting his willingness to scrap and battle every inch of the way a...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  8. Scrap A-League squad limit: Arnold

    Emma Kemp

    The FFA's A-League squad size limit isn't leaving enough room for talented youngsters to go professional, Mariners coach Graham Arnold says.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  9. Giroud the main man as Arsenal scrap three points

    Andrew Mangan

    There were shades of last season as Arsenal scrapped their way to a crucial 1-0 victory over Spurs at the Emirates on Sunday. In beating their north London rivals to fourth place last season the Gunners went on a fantastic end-of-term run, battlin...

    Blog | September 01, 2013
  10. Today's transfer window imperfect, but better than before

    John Brewin

    The boys of summer: Gareth Bale, Luis Suarez, Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas. They represent sanity and tedium tested in equal measure. Imagine putting up with their sagas all year round. "The answer is to scrap the window -- it's an absolute jok...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  11. Crossing the Black Cats' path

    Chris Rann

    Saints make the long trip to the Stadium of Light on Sunday hoping that a positive result will see them safe from the threat of relegation. Unfortunately, their hosts are in the same boat, and so it is likely to be one heck of a scrap! It is hard ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  12. United game for a scrap -- and title

    Mark Payne

    There are many faces to the current Manchester United team. This season they have shown tremendous attacking will with several comebacks. Lately, they displayed defensive excellence with a run of clean sheets. And in the Champions League against Real...

    Blog | April 21, 2013
  13. Martin hails magic number

    Phil Mison

    With six games still left in the season Fulham hit the 40 point mark that sees us safe from the relegation scrap. The 1-1 draw at Villa Park, too often a graveyard for visiting Fulham sides in the past, was not a game that will live in the memory. ...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  14. Saints Hammer out point

    Chris Rann

    Well, Southampton's 1-1 draw with West Ham at St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon is never going to win any awards for its beauty, but in terms of the season outcome it put both clubs another point closer to Premier League safety. In what was a scrap...

    Blog | April 13, 2013
  15. Scrap-happy Swans rediscover spirit

    Max Hicks

    When Jan Vertonghen scored to give Spurs a one goal lead it was against the run of play, Swansea having enjoyed a composed start to the match and most of the possession over the first few minutes. The Spurs defender, playing at centre-half during Sat...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  16. Norwich City suffer a brutal Premier League reality check

    Paddy Davitt

    Whether Norwich City like it or not, they are being dragged into a full-blown scrap for their Premier League future. Wigan's reward for greater urgency in the final quarter was a priceless match-winning 81st minute hit from Aroune Kone. - Brown: B...

    Blog | March 30, 2013