The ten best sporting meltdowns

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In what has been a memorable season, it appears as though the top three teams are doing all that they can to throw away the title.

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Chelsea looked to be in the clear before defeat to Tottenham. Manchester United lost to Chelsea and then drew with Blackburn yet remain in contention. While Arsenal have missed numerous chances to close the gap, none more so than the capitulation against Wigan at the weekend.

Football league history isn't short of tales of teams throwing it away. With the 2009/2010 league title still very much up for grabs, we have cited evidence of collapses, meltdowns and title-surrendering chokes from domestic and European football as well as the wider world of sport.

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