To be honest, I've always liked ex-player and now Sky Sports pundit Chris Kamara. He certainly knows his Football League onions and more often than not, he speaks a lot of sense.
But I read one of his comment articles the other day about this season's FA Cup and how it has shown the quality of the Championship. According to Kammy, there is plenty of life beyond the Premier League.
The appearance of three Championship clubs in the semi-finals is certainly a magnificent achievement but I just don't agree with Kamara's overall assessment. The gap between the top flight and the division where the Canaries ply their trade is bigger than ever.
Take a look at Derby. They have been nothing short of a laughing stock this season and with only 11 points to their name, were finally put out of their misery on Saturday after their 2-2 draw with fellow strugglers Fulham.
Watching the Rams over the past year has been like witnessing a slow, painful car crash and you have to feel for their supporters, who continue to turn out in great numbers.
Their two promotion buddies from last season, Sunderland and Birmingham, are also in danger of the drop and any team who manages to get into the top flight has an almighty battle just to stay there.
Gone are the days when teams like Ipswich get promoted and finish in a European place in their first season. But this does not necessarily have everything to do with the strength of the Premier League.
Yes, it is probably Europe's most powerful league and the top four continue to prove too good for the rest but I have been startled with just how average the Championship is this year.
In truth, it is a much of a muchness and City's visit to Ashton Gate at the weekend sums it all up in a nutshell. The Canaries dominated proceedings against an poor-looking Bristol side who now sit top of the pile and any neutrals present would have thought it was the visitors who were the ones chasing a ticket to the Promised Land.
You just have to look at the points amassed by the top five to see just how evenly matched the league is. The Robins lead the way on 70 points, with just four separating Stoke in second and Watford in fifth.
Compare this to League Two and you have Peterborough on 85 points and MK Dons on 82, with no-one threatening to come close. Both are quite clearly destined to compete at a higher level. But there is not one single team in the Championship who leaps out and screams 'Premier League'.
The popular notion seems to be that West Brom are by far the best team in the league and will hold their own in the top flight next season. But they've got to get there first, and as it stands, even that is debatable.
“When a team goes up from the Championship to the Premier League they often need a huge makeover to survive. That would not be the case with West Brom,” said Kamara in his Sky Sports column.
“Tony Mowbray has already got plenty of players in his team that could comfortably cope with playing in the top flight and I'd say he would only need to add three or four more to turn the Baggies into a Premier League squad.
“There's already plenty of quality at The Hawthorns. You think they'd have a good chance of surviving if they can add a few more bodies. They have quality players who are comfortable on the ball and they're also entertaining to watch.”
Erm, hello Kammy? This is a team who struggled to beat basement boys Colchester at the weekend and after being 2-0 and 3-2 down, needed two late goals to stumble their way to three points against the doomed U's.
Other recent results include a 4-1 home reverse to strugglers Leicester and the men from the Hawthorns have been woefully inconsistent. Yes, they are capable of playing some good, free-flowing football but if they managed to scrape into the Premier League, they would come straight back down. And, in my opinion, that would be the fate of any other club who win promotion this year.
Out of all the teams that have played at Carrow Road this season, only Hull and Blackpool have impressed me. Of those two, it is Phil Brown's side that have ambitions of the Premier League but are you seriously telling me you would bet on them to stay up?
Maybe it is just a blip for the Championship and next year will be different but when Kamara indicates that the second level is as strong as ever, I can't agree. Don't get me wrong, I'll be as pleased as punch if the three promoted teams go on to prove me wrong as it would give the Canaries grounds for optimism.
But don't bank on it.
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