The annual Royal Rumble pay-per-view is always one that can throw up surprises. You may well have alliances and teams splitting up, and you will almost certainly get some shocking returns.
The first pay-per-view of 2014 is always famous for being a breeding ground for career progression, too. Strong performances and pushes at the Rumble inevitably lead to prolonged success for the rest of the calendar year.
That will no doubt be the case again this year. Let's take a look at some of the men in WWE who can expect to receive a major push at the Royal Rumble in 2014.