That Was The Weekend That Was: Snow & The Son Of Super Sunday

So, the Premier League title race isn’t quite over just yet, after all. With the full-time whistle looming at White Hart Lane yesterday afternoon and Manchester United leading thanks to the only goal of the match, Tottenham Hotspur launched one final ball into the visiting penalty area, David De Gea – who had previously put in an excellent performance – failed to deal successfully with the looping ball, which was turned back for Clint Dempsey to rescue a well-deserved point from a match which had already reinforced the fact that Spurs aren’t in a Champions League place by chance alone. There had been some speculation that this match might not even take place – the inclement conditions led to a final pitch inspect just an hour and ten minutes before kick-off, and the match itself was played with enough snow blowing around to cause owners of a high definition set-top box to likely feel the need to give it a good, hard thump in order get rid of that accursed interference – and after the match Alex Ferguson spoke, as he is wont do, as if he rather wished that it hadn’t. To listen to him speaking, it’s almost difficult to believe that his team is five points clear at the top of the Premier League table with fifty-six points from just twenty-three games. Manchester City now trail them...

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