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Relegation Rivals this weekend

Relegation Rivals this weekend

As Pool lock horns with Sheffield Wednesday in the 'six-pointer' of all six pointers, let's take a look at the other fixtures at the bottom of the Championship.

Colchester v Coventry (21st 49 points)

Barnsley (17th 52 points) v Leicester (22nd 48 points)

Southampton (19th 50 points) v Burnley

Norwich (16th 52 points) v West Brom

I chose to include Norwich in the fixture round-up because the Canaries are not safe yet and face in-form West Brom tomorrow. A win for Pool and anything less for Norwich would see the Seasiders go above Glenn Roeder's side in the table.

More crucially Leicester travel to Barnsley. The Foxes are desperate for the points while the Tykes aren't safe yet either after the defeat to Hull in midweek. But a Barnsley win here would be great from a Pool perspective.

Elsewhere, let's hope the Clarets do us all a big favour at Saint Mary's. Also, Scott Vernon could give Pool a lift by firing Colchester to victory over Coventry.

However I would suggest that both Southampton and Coventry should win tomorrow meaning a win for Pool is imperative.

All we can do is concentrate on the biggest game at Bloomfield Road since the Play Off Semi final last May. A win for Pool coupled with a Leicester defeat would almost certainly guarantee safety for Simon Grayson's side.

One thing is for sure, we don't want to have to go into the final day needing points for survival. My, and most Pool fans' hearts simply would not be able to take that!



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Writer:TangerineLordy
Date:Friday April 18 2008
Time: 3:25PM

Comments

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Come on Scotty Vernon...do it for the Pool!!!
sandgroanun
18/04/2008 18:26:00
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Barnsley need to beat Leicester, with Leicester facing Sheff Weds next week then hopefully done and dusted. I did say hopefully!!! :0)
worsleyseasider
18/04/2008 19:10:00
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up the owls for tomorrows vital sheff weds victory
mick66owl
18/04/2008 21:12:00
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Well mick66owl....you are truly in the poo now. Deserved win for the POOL and more or less safe. You could do us a favour now! My aim now is to finish above the nobbers. They have a tough couple of games coming up.
crossy2425
20/04/2008 13:09:00
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Oh dear oh dear, we are now in some right ****e!! Going have to pull something out of the hat now to stay up!
will it ever happen
20/04/2008 17:01:00
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yep we are. but not a deserved win donkey driver
mick66owl
21/04/2008
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dont worry about it crossy, snortbeasts are always sore loses and always insult no matter what. but it is hard being the poor relations to sheff utd!!
bladesforlife1889
22/04/2008 22:12:00
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