Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Martin Rogers Column: Handing out Premier League’s midterm grades

Santa Claus brings nothing more than a pile of uncertainty for English Premier League clubs this Christmas. With the league choked at top and bottom, no one wants to end up as the festive turkeys.

The title is still wide open as the midway point of the campaign approaches, with the usual suspects of Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool all firmly in the hunt.

Yet there has still been room for a few surprises, such as the emergence of preseason relegation favorites Hull City and Aston Villa’s bold attempt to crack the Big Four hegemony.

Yahoo! Sports takes a look at how the teams have stacked up so far and evaluates their chances for the second half of the season.

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