While neither WEXFORD nor OFFALY have threatened to win any of their games, Offaly have perhaps shown a greater level of improvement from game to game which suggests that they can edge this relegation
four-pointer and give Stephen Wallace his first League victory.
The next-to-bottom Black Cats are fighting for Championship survival, with only 16 games now remaining to drag themselves clear of the relegation
Last season we were fighting a relegation
battle in the top five/six, and that's always been our mantra, no matter where we are in the league, we're always fighting a relegation
Unlike Muhoroni who struggled for long in the league and were the first to go down, Stima had a slim chance of survival by final match day, but were painfully condemned to relegation
via goal difference.
It's the first time I've been involved in a relegation
as part of a cricket management team and it will take a while to get over it but ultimately, over a season, stats don't lie and ours make pretty poor reading.
Supermac', who managed the Terriers between 1987-88, is adamant Town will face the drop and is hoping they do - to save Newcastle United from a second relegation
in three years.
It was a bitter pill to swallow for Oryxes as they suffered a heart-breaking 0-1 defeat to Qatar SC in the relegation
The situation is not a new one for Ki, who spent his season onloan with the Black Cats fighting an ultimately successful battle to avoid relegation
, grabbing three league goals along the way.
For example, in Division One Oxton are now mathematically safe from relegation
while in Division Two Upton have definitely secured promotion to the CCL's middle tier.
Fighting against relegation
in this league is a different level.
The win puts Blaydon two places and four points above the relegation
zone, still with a game in hand on all but one of the four teams below them.
A pity, as I was looking forward to the season-long relegation
fight, scrapping away for a precious nil-nil at Norwich in February.
NORTON and Stockton Ancients were saved from relegation
on Sunday when Sheffield became FA Women's Premier League champions.
On 13 of the previous 15 occasions the club has survived relegation
on the last day (and reelection twice, in 1920 and 1928).
You always see similarities," said the Spaniard when asked for comparisons with his experience of the Latics' battles against relegation