Manchester United and Manchester City are not in a two-horse title race | Paul Wilson

Guardian
Midway though the Premier League season, West Brom take the plaudits but festive fixtures are changing views at the top of the tableManchester United are seven points clear at the halfway stage of their Premier League season, and still people are asking the same question. Can a team who keep coming from behind and staging dramatic late recoveries really keep it going for a whole campaign, or at least long enough to secure another title?A glance at the table would suggest the answer might be yes. All Sir Alex Ferguson ever asks for at the turn of the year is to be there or thereabouts, so to be in a position where the lead could be extended to double figures with a home game against West Bromwich Albion and a trip to Wigan Athletic in the next few days allows a healthier outlook than anyone would have dared hope for a team with a leaky def...

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