Football: The XI

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IF you're top of the table at Christmas, they say you'll still be there in May. Here are the last 11 instances that have proved the theory wrong.

1991-92 Leaders, Manchester United (cham pions, Leeds)

1990-91 Liverpool (Arsenal)

1986-87 Arsenal (Everton)

1985-86 Manchester United (Liverpool)

1984-85 Tottenham (Everton)

1981-82 Swansea City (Liverpool)

1980-81 Liverpool (Aston Villa)

1974-75 Liverpool (Derby County)

1971-72 Manchester United (Derby County)

1970-71 Leeds (Arsenal)

1968-69 Liverpool (Leeds)