As April turns into May, the majority of football fans know more or less where their beloved team will finish. Safety from relegation brings huge sighs of relief, whereas promotion brings ecstasy. Relegation from any of the football leagues brings despair. Yet, when its relegation from the top flight grief and sorrow sweep over the fans, club and town or city like a black cloud. However, for 2 teams the English Premier League title race is far from over. It’s firmly West London V North London

Is The Title Bound For West London?

This situation has become a common occurrence for Chelsea fans since the arrival of Roman Abramovich in 2003.

They’ve won the title 4 times since his reign began and many think they are on the brink of a 5th. In that time, they’ve found themselves pipped at the post 4 times losing the Premier League title to Arsenal once, and Manchester United 3 times.

Could The Title Be Going To North London?

In North London, just off the Seven Sisters Road, Tottenham Hotspur have been getting a taste of the high life more and more recently. Since Abramovich’s arrival on the Kings Road, Spurs have only finished above Chelsea on two occasions. The 2015/16 season being the most recent where Tottenham finished 2nd and Chelsea 10th after a most strange season with Mourinho at the helm.

The Tasty Neutral Fans Position

Whilst no true lover of football can deny that Chelsea has been playing some scintillating football this year under Conte, I would hedge a guess that the majority of neutral supporters have a hankering for Tottenham Hotspur to overtake Chelsea and get their hands on the English Premier League title for the first time.

Over the years, many great players graced the hallowed turf at White Hart Lane. Dave Mackay, Ricardo Villa, Chris Waddle, Ossie Ardiles, Jimmy Greaves, Paul Gascoigne to name a few of the many illustrious names. White Hart Lane has witnessed some blood boiling North London derbies, great European nights, enthralling FA cup ties.

Love him or hate him, we all enjoyed watching Tottenham Hotspur when Harry Redknapp was the manager a few seasons ago.

2016/17 Season Final 4 Games

Both Chelsea and Tottenham with 4 games apiece left to play. Some would say that Chelsea has the easier run in as they play Middlesbrough, and Watford who are fighting for their lives.

They are at home on the last day of the season to the already relegated Sunderland.

Tottenham on the other hand, have 2 tricky away games. A London derby at West Ham’s Olympic Stadium and a visit to last year's champions Leicester. The only possible slippery banana skin for Chelsea is a Friday night game at the Hawthorns against a much improved West Bromwich Albion.

Tottenham Hotspur will need to overcome a slightly revitalised but injury ridden Manchester United. If Tony Pulis can tactically out master Conte, the gap will be reduced to only 1 point leading into the two final games of the season.

Chelsea or Tottenham, Who Do You Choose?

If, with two games to go there is only 1 point between them, who will you choose?

Will you choose the West London’s fashion boutiques, cafes, and bistros surviving under the shadow of Stamford Bridge and Roman’s billions? Or will you go for the working man’s club, packed to the rafters with a rich history and heritage that hasn’t tasted the sweet taste of title success since the 1960’s?