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With four rounds of games remaining in the Premier League season, Dale Johnson assesses the teams battling to avoid the drop.
Remaining fixtures: Leicester (a), West Brom (h), QPR (a), West Ham (h)
Newcastle are still very much the outsiders to go down at this stage, though a run of seven consecutive defeats -- their worst run of losses in the top flight for 38 years -- has left them on the verge of being dragged into trouble.
They travel to Leicester this...
On a night of protests at the KC Stadium -- both against Hull City owner Assem Allam and the rising price of Premier League football -- it was Steve Bruce and his side who conveyed their point best against Liverpool with a 1-0 win.
A narrow but deserved victory has almost secured another season in the top flight and the home side celebrated the full time whistle knowing that fact full well.
City are nearly there. Not quite carefree and contemplating summer holidays but surely just one more win...