Griffin Park

Next Game

Brentford v Sheff Wed

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Hillsborough

Last Game

Sheff Wed 0 - 3 Watford

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Jones predicts 'twitchy' end

Dave Jones believes as many as 14 teams are being drawn into a relegation battle to survive in the Championship.

Last Updated: 20/02/13 at 10:07 Post Comment

Dave Jones: His Owls side played out a goalless draw with Birmingham

Dave Jones: His Owls side played out a goalless draw with Birmingham

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Jones watched his Sheffield Wednesday side play out a goalless draw with fellow strugglers Birmingham at St Andrew's, earning a point which extended their unbeaten run to six games but also keeps them hovering just above the drop zone.

Fifty points is usually considered enough for survival, but Jones also feels that will not be enough this year.

"There's still a lot of football still to be played," said boss Jones, whose Owls sit in 19th place on 37 points, three places and two points below Birmingham.

"I've said many times that two months ago it wasn't trying to get three out of four (teams), it was trying to get three out of 12 and looking at it now it could be three out of 14 in all honesty. It's getting so tight.

"That's what you want, you want it like that. You want other teams to hopefully drop points and you just keep ticking along.

"I think you will need more than 50 points (this season), I think it's going to be maybe 52, 53 points.

"It's getting so tight down there and there's not much between everybody.

"You get times like this in this division, the top one or two get a little bit twitchy and there's one or two who get a little bit twitchy at the bottom.

"It's a crazy division. I hate it with a passion. The only predictable thing is the unpredictability about it."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

A

nd let me remind you, the first year City won the Premier League with Augero as their top goalscorer as well as scorer of the decisive goal on the last day of the season, he was pipped to the PFA Young Player Of The Year by.... Kyle Walker.

BlackSpider
Sergio Aguero: The Underrated Genius

W

ait, so now he can get injured when he's not on international duty? It's almost as if his previous injury could've happened at any time and being with the England squad had nothing to do with it.

sailingmagpie
New injury blow for Sturridge

J

ose, you are a man among delicate, sensitive rose petals.

middleoftheshed
'Humble' Jose responds to Roy

Footer 365

Premier League: Garry Monk frustrated after Swansea's defeat at Stoke

Garry Monk hit out at the officials following Swansea's defeat at Stoke, branding a debatable penalty call 'a disgrace'.

Serie A: AC Milan go fourth after win at Hellas Verona; Lazio beat Fiorentina

Keisuke Honda scored twice as AC Milan moved up to fourth in Serie A with a 3-1 win at Hellas Verona on Sunday.

Premier League: Stoke fight back to beat Swansea 2-1 at the Britannia

Jon Walters came off the bench to head Stoke to a 2-1 win after coming from behind against Swansea at the Britannia.

Mail Box

Quick, What's Happening At Palace?

It looks like we might need to give a bit more coverage to Crystal Palace after one reader compiled the number of mentions for each club on F365. Plus, more complaining...

Of Course The Invincibles Underperformed

That was a bloody daft question according to the morning mailbox. Plus, how much has changed in the decade since Arsenal's Invincibles? And no more goals, hooray!

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property