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Too tight to call at the top of the Sky Bet Championship - Alex Neil

23 February 2015

Norwich City manager Alex Neil believes any team in the top six could win the Sky Bet Championship this season.

Neil's side won 3-0 at Watford on Saturday - a result which saw the Canaries leapfrog their opponents into fifth place and move within four points of the automatic promotion spots and within six of leaders Derby County.

The manager said: "It is extremely tight at the top and any team in the top six could go on a run and probably win the league.

"Nobody has taken it by the scruff of the neck and we are in as good a form as anyone in the league so there is no reason why we can't continue the good run we are on at the moment."

Norwich were 10 points away from the automatic spots when Neil replaced Neil Adams at the beginning of January, but he has since won six of his eight matches in charge.

He added: "We are just enjoying our football and there is a long way to go. If we lose in the week and the other teams win then we are something like seven points adrift again and it would make it more difficult.

"The fact we were chasing our tail a bit when I came in means every game is really important because you can't afford to lose ground so thankfully we have won a few games back to back and it is important we continue to do that."

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