Monthly Archives: April 2011

OptaJoke Betting Blog – 29th April

OptaJoke Betting Blog As many parts of Britain and the World catch Royal Wedding Fever, we here at OptaJoke are more concerned with the longshot betting opportunities for this weekends football action. With another full set of fixtures set across … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Long-Range Screamers

Efforts from long range in football often are speculative and easy for goalkeepers to save as they have more time to react and get themselves behind the ball. On many occassions the player hitting the ball may not connect too … Continue reading

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Goodbye League One, My Old Friend…

“If we can keep the players together, if we can bring one or two extras players in – which we will do in the summer – that’s a start. It’ll be a long season to get back here again, but … Continue reading

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OptaJoke Betting Blog – Bank Holiday Special

We were one goal away from our 2.5 goals treble last week so this time round I’m hoping to go one better. It was a week of upsets as far as the bookies were concerned with Stoke running out comprehensive … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – FA Cup Semi-Finals

Last weekend saw the semi-finals of the FA Cup played at Wembley. After two very different kind of games it will be Manchester City and Stoke City to meet in the showpiece next month. Both semi-finals were memorable with a … Continue reading

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OptaJoke ‘Previews’… England’s Euro ’96 Squad

OptaJoke Revisits: England’s Euro ’96 Squad ***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 … Continue reading

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OptaJoke Betting Blog – Goals Goals Goals?

OptaJoke Betting Blog – Week 14 This week sees the resumption of the FA Cup with two Wembley showpieces in prospect. A relocated Manchester derby takes the spotlight on Saturday afternoon while Sunday sees Bolton meet Stoke. There is also … Continue reading

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