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03-11-2014, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Machinehead View Post
To be fair to the BPL, as far as parity goes, you have to remember there's no playoffs. The first place team is the champion and when you look at the standings there's 5 teams with a legit shot out of 20 which is 25%. If you apply the same rule to hockey, there's a clear cut 7 teams with a shot at the Presidents Trophy out of 30, which is roughly 23%.
Furthermore, parity is still evident in English soccer. Look no further to last week Wigan defeating Manchester City in the FA cup. Or if you want to look at the standings, look at Liverpool vs. Man Utd. last year vs. this year.

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