Monthly Archives: December 2010

Augcember – Part i

So we’ve reached the end of ‘Augcember’, the unofficial title of the first half of the footballing season (I call the other half Jamay) but what have we learned? In the next two blogs I’ll be taking a (very) brief … Continue reading

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The 10 That 2010 Forgot

That was the year that was and all that. But who were the real heroes and villains of English football in 2010 I hear you cry? Fabio Capello? Wayne Rooney? No, people far more obscure but potentially as important…you’ve just … Continue reading

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Accumulator Series: Christmas Special

Week Three ‘Bah humbug!’ Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol The Twelve Days of Christmas Accumulator. Those who have followed my accumulator blogs up until now will realise by now that things have been resoundingly unsuccessful. It is however Christmas and … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Moments of 2010

As 2010 nears its end and 2011 draws ever closer, there’s no better time to reflect on the world of football during the last 12 months. The main event of the year was of course the football World Cup in South Africa, … Continue reading

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Just who is OptaJoke: The team behind the stats revealed…

So, as promised, here begins the start of the 12 Days of OptaJoke – For the next 12 consecutive days, we’ll be offering you a brand new piece of ‘gold’ from the team – from new podcasts to brand new … Continue reading

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12 Days of OptaJoke

Seasons greetings fans of OptaJoke!! While you prepare to tuck into copious amounts of dry turkey and unnecessary boxes of chocolate, the good people here at OptaJoke are preparing for your entertainment over the festive period the “12 Days of … Continue reading

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It could have been worse – It could have been Savage

“It’s my job to lift Welsh football from top to bottom and I’m really looking forward to the challenge,” – Gary Speed “I don’t really know what that means” – Me This month, the FAW finally got around to the … Continue reading

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