The Football League Paper - - ADAM VIRGO -

IF I was a bet­ting man, I’d stay well away from the top of the Cham­pi­onship. No­body seems ca­pa­ble of get­ting a grip on things.

I was con­vinced Derby would roar off into the sun­set, but in­juries to Chris Martin and Dar­ren Bent have had a huge im­pact. Bournemouth’s all-con­quer­ing form has gone. Even Mid­dles­brough went through a spell when they couldn’t win away.

But I’m go­ing to stick my neck out and tip Nor­wich to win the ti­tle. Alex Neil was a bold ap­point­ment but he’s re­ally breathed con­fi­dence and life into that club.

They’ve got one de­feat in ten. They’ve got the squad. They’ve got the in­di­vid­u­als. They’ve got a run-in against teams – Sh­effield Wed­nes­day, Bolton, Leeds – with noth­ing to play for. They’ve

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