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Winners that draw, hitting the woodwork

May 22, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
Norman Hubbard is ESPN's resident anorak. If you have any questions on football facts, statistics or trivia, please send them to and he'll try to answer as many as possible.

The myth, or theory, or correct (I don't know) belief that teams in the relegation zone are at their most dangerous during the final rounds of the season, to me, seems a little odd, because teams are usually in the bottom three come the final weeks because they are somewhat rubbish.

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