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Top Four Not An Impossible Dream

Martin O'Neill says that it is possible for other clubs to break into the top four despite the near stranglehold the current big boys Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal have on the league. Bloody hell, I hope so, the league is becoming so boring, as are the cup competitions! Football is killing itself with predictability at the moment with only Everton being able to get a look in with the top four during the last three seasons.

O'Neill told the Daily Mail: 'Look, it can be done. It's not impossible. If we had that attitude, we might as well all give up. You have to think it out, though. Everton broke the mould one season, but didn't sustain it, possibly because their squad was not big enough. I think Tottenham - forget the result last week - have put together a really decent squad. They so nearly got there last season. They went into their last game with a chance.'

'The point you're asking me is: can it be done on a consistent basis? But for us here, we need to do it once and then make sure we blooming do it again. We might have to box clever, be a wee bit cute about it. So might everyone else. Everton, Tottenham, Bolton, Portsmouth - we are all trying like mad. And it will happen.'

'This year? I don't know, but I believe one day soon.'

COME ON VILLA!




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Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 8 2007

Time: 2:06PM

 

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