Date: 13th March 2012 at 10:10am
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Rovers are not exactly in a position in the league table where they can sit pretty and relax but one look at the relegation run in surely makes Rovers the favourites to survive in that dreaded mini-league of five down at the wrong end of the table.

With Rovers now sat in relative nosebleed territory in 16th place a look at the remaining fixtures shows that Rovers arguably have one of the easier run ins of the five threatened sides…

Remaining Fixtures

Rovers (16th)

20/3: Sunderland (H)

24/3: Bolton (A)

2/4: Man United (H)

7/4: West Brom (A)

10/4: Liverpool (H)

14/4: Swansea (A)

21/4 Norwich (H)

29/4: Tottenham (A)

6/5: Wigan (H)

13/5: Chelsea (A)

QPR (17th)

21/3: Liverpool (H)

24/3: Sunderland (A)

31/3: Arsenal (H)

8/4: Man United (A)

11/4: Swansea City (H)

14/4: West Brom (A)

21/4: Tottenham (H)

29/4: Chelsea (A)

6/5: Stoke (H)

13/5: Man City (A)

Bolton (18th)

20/3: Aston Villa (A)

24/3: Blackburn (H)

31/3: Wolves (A)

7/4: Fulham (H)

9/4: Newcastle (A)

15/4: Tottenham (H)

21/4: Swansea (H)

28/4: Sunderland (A)

6/5: West Brom (H)

13/5: Stoke (A)

Wolves (19th)

18/3 Man United (H)

24/3: Norwich (A)

31/3: Bolton (H)

7/4: Stoke (A)

11/4: Arsenal (H)

14/4: Sunderland (A)

22/4: Man City (A)

28/4: Swansea (A)

6/5: Everton (H)

13/5: Wigan (A)

Wigan (20th)

17/3: West Brom (H)

24/3: Liverpool (A)

31/3: Stoke (H)

7/4: Chelsea (A)

11/4: Man United (H)

14/4: Arsenal (A)

21/4: Fulham (A)

28/4: Newcastle (H)

6/5: Blackburn (A)

13/5: Wolves (H)

Sure Rovers have three or four very tricky ties left themselves but the run ins of the others (especially QPR) are as difficult if not worse than that of our boys.

It’s in our hands and at this stage one thing seems clear, if we do get relegated then we’ve only ourselves to blame.

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