There is no rest for the wicked at Christmas. Nor is there for footballers.
We have reached that particularly busy period of the season where the games come thick and fast. Boxing Day can so often prove crucial for managers. Some may be in the last chance saloon.
Much more often than not the club bottom of the Premier League at Christmas, goes down. So Swansea will need a minor mircale to survive.
Newcastle got a crucial win on Saturday, as did under fire Stoke manager Mark Hughes. These days it is the scrap at the foot of the Premier . . .
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