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English Premiership Must Change To Avoid Staleness

NEWCASTLE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 28:  Jose Bosingwa of Chelsea and his team mates retreat to their own half after conceding the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on November 28, 2010 in Newcastle, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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Pablo ImazContributor IDecember 1, 2010

“Hello and welcome to another set of highlights where we will look back at some fascinating action from this most unpredictable Barclays Premier League.”

Give this statement to anyone outside soccer and they will surely think they are about to watch a show presenting highlights of cricket’s Indian Premier League, because despite Sunderland’s fantastic win two weeks ago, the truth is that the Barclays Premier League is becoming about as predictable as any sporting contest on the planet.

Let us look at some simple facts that have become ingrained into the soccer fans’ psyche within out them realizing. This time last year the top three positions... 

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