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Sportsthoughts (160) – Premier League predictions for 2017-18

Time for the most fruitless exercise of the year – predicting the outcome of this season’s Premier League! Always fun though. All starts again, absurdly, on a Friday –  11 August. Arsenal v Leicester. Same time as the World Athletic … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (158) – Those Premier League predictions!

So, it’s that time of the year to ‘fess up and check my predictions against the outcomes in the Premier League, with the season finishing yesterday. And it’s fair to say that they were even wider of the mark than … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (142) – Premier League at Half Time

19 games gone and 2015 almost at an end. A good time to review those predictions and speculate a little about the second half of the season. Well, in August I was finding it hard to see beyond Chelsea for … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (135) – Premier League predictions 2015-16

So another Premier League season is upon us and West Ham have already been knocked out of the Europa League! Still, until they do something about those interminable Thursday evening matches, few English sides will give it the priority it … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (133) – Arsenal end on a high

So Arsenal beat Aston Villa in the FA Cup final today, 4-0. They played superbly. In fact, I’d say it was one of the best FA Cup performances I’ve ever seen. Maybe even the best. Their attacking verve was quite … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (130) – Waiting for the Chelsea implosion

So the battle for the Premier League is shaking out the contenders. Spurs and Liverpool are falling short. No great surprise with Spurs; maybe a bit more with Liverpool, who’d started to look like they were getting it together. Biggest … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts 124 – Have Arsenal turned the corner?

On Sunday, in the Premier League, something momentous (in football terms) happened. Arsenal went to Man City and beat them 2-0. Last year they lost 6-3. They also lost 6-0 to Chelsea and 5-1 to Liverpool. Collective nervous breakdowns in … Continue reading

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