How to survive an EPL title chase

Lessons from Prem history that can help Manchester City win the league

Updated: March 6, 2012, 2:28 PM ET
By Michael Cox | Special to ESPN.com

In context, it certainly wasn't one of football journalism's brighter moments. In front of millions live on Sky Sports in the mid-1990s, Richard Keys asked then-Liverpool manager Roy Evans the unforgettable question: "Roy, do you think you'll have to finish above Manchester United to win the league?" There was a brief pause, and then came the inevitable reply: "You have to finish above everyone to win the league, Richard."

It was a ridiculous question to ask. But somewhere, ...

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