Crystal Palace's revival encapsulates just how tight the Premier League relegation battle will be in 2018
SportFootballPremier League Crystal Palace's revival encapsulates just how tight the Premier League relegation battle will be in 2018 There are 10 clubs in the fight to avoid relegation and it is set up to be one of the closest battles for many seasons
Ed Malyon Sports Editor @eaamalyon Friday 15 December 2017 20:24 GMT Click to follow
The Independent Sport Roy Hodgson has overseen a turnaround in Palace's fortunes Getty League tables are a funny thing, aren’t they?
Teams are ordered on the amount of points they have accrued over the course of the season but those standings – these official rankings – actually mean nothing until the final game is over.
After 17 of their 38 Premier League games this season, Crystal Palace made their way above an imaginary dashed line and out of the relegation zone for the first time. It was only for 24 hours, with West Bromwich Albion’s point at Anfield on Wednesday then seeing them leap out of the bottom three, but it was an immense psyc..