Monthly Archives: March 2011

OptaJoke Promotion Previews 2010/11 – The Championship

***In this series of blogs, the OptaJoke team will be taking a look at the teams in contention for promotion throughout the Football League. With the final quarter of the season still to play, the top teams in all three … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Solo Goals

Two weeks ago I had a look at some of the best team goals of all time, but this week I’m taking a look at the opposite – solo goals. Those moments when individual players take it upon themselves to … Continue reading

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OptaJoke ‘Previews’… Liverpool 1994-95

***In this series of blogs, OptaJoke member Carl McQueen goes ‘back to the future’ and utilising his selection of vintage Premier League Merlin Sticker Books, he’ll ‘preview’ a team’s chances for that forthcoming season…therefore written as if the season had … Continue reading

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The OptaJoke Betting Blog – Internationals

Short but sweet post on the OptaJoke betting blog this week as it’s an International week and for me, the betting opportunities are few and far between. England take on Wales in The Millennium Stadium on Saturday afternoon and many … Continue reading

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The Accumulator Series: The Form Guide

Week Five This weekend may be an international weekend but there are League One and League Two games going on. For this reason, follow this latest accumulator blog closely and you just learn a thing or two… ‘Shit just got real’ Martin Lawrence, Bad Boys … Continue reading

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It’s a blog about Wales again…

…but don’t stop reading. We’ve been inundated all week with articles suggesting that Wales are better than they appear, why Welsh supporters should have reasons to keep the faith in their national side and why England should be quaking in … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Goalkeeper Gaffes

It’s hard being a goalkeeper sometimes. As the last line of defence, if you make saves and do your job well you’re praised by team-mates and fans, however one mistake and you are criticised incessantly until the cows come home. … Continue reading

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