premier league focus
Guide to the relegation battle
October 14, 2010
By Norman Hubbard
Last season, the three clubs widely tipped for relegation - Portsmouth, Hull City and Burnley - duly descended to the Championship.
This year, many were similarly certain they would be followed by Blackpool, West Brom and Wigan. Instead, none is in the bottom six at the moment.
So, who will go down? At least a dozen teams may have grounds to be fearful, but each should believe they can survive.