I think what happened when A-levels changed from end-of-course to modular, which led to a big gap opening
in favour of girls, suggests that the reversion to end of course examinations will lead to a narrowing of the gap.
You will get those home games back of course later in the season but a gap opening
up to the top can have a negative impact.
He said: "There's a bit of a gap opening
up between the top six teams and the rest, and, due to many rain-offs, we're among 'the rest' right now.
There is a bit of a gap opening
up as St Johnstone have managed to go on a good run and have stretched away slightly.
There is an increasingly large gap opening
up in Britain between the super-rich elite who have never had it so good - and everyone else.
Kimi Raikkonen's dismal seventh-place finish, behind Ferrari's Felipe Massa, has killed off any chance of a title challenge from the Lotus driver, with a 67-point gap opening
up between him and Vettel.
There is an unhealthy gap opening
up between the bottom three and the rest, with Stour now six points - more than a bonus-point win - adrift of fourth-bottom Barking.
Steve Walker, chief executive of ART, said: "ART was established in 1997, with both private and public sector backing, to fill a gap opening
up in the market.
Blaze need to win to prevent a larger gap opening
up between themselves in fifth place and the rest of the leading pack.
We are still in recession, and, despite the successes of 2008 and the laudable economic growth, Liverpool is still languishing in the bottom five - albeit there is a gap opening
up between the city and those other struggling regions below it.
On top of that, there is now a four-point gap opening
up between the bottom three and the rest of the league, and this has not gone unnoticed by Bell, inset.
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