Monthly Archives: May 2011

Toppo’s Top Tens – Moments of the 2010/11 Season

As May draws to a close the football season comes to an end. While it doesn’t seem so long ago since teams were kicking off basking in warm August sunshine another campaign has passed. While you’re possibly celebrating the fact … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Great Escapes

After another dramatic final day to the Premier League season we now know the teams who will remain in the top flight and those who are facing Championship football next season. Five teams were in the mix to occupy the … Continue reading

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I was ready to headbutt the TV myself

In Pod 49, the boys are emotionally drained after an incredible Survival Sunday – and talk all things relegation for Blackpool and Birmingham, plus the play-off finals and the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti. You can subscribe to the OptaJoke Podcast on … Continue reading

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That was the Premier League…what did we learn?

Die-hard OptaJoke fans will remember after the very first games of the Premier League season, I wrote a blog entitled “The Premier League is a week old…what have we learnt?”, which jovially looked at the state of the table. Well … Continue reading

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OptaJoke Betting Blog – The End is Nigh

So, we arrive at the final week of the OptaJoke Betting Blog as the Premier League draws to a conclusion and there is still plenty to play for as teams jostle for European places and more importantly, those at the foot … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – Worst Singing Footballers

This week’s Toppo’s Top Ten takes on a more musical feel and pays homage (well, not quite) to footballer’s who’ve tried their hand at pop stardom. The lifestyle of a footballer is a glamarous, lavish one. Idolised by fans across … Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest in the play-offs: Lady Luck, refereeing decisions and all that….

Less than 24 hours after Nottingham Forest’s cruel defeat to Swansea City in the Championship playoff semi-finals you’d think I’d be used to it. Our fourth semi-final defeat in eight years is hard to stomach but I feel immensely proud … Continue reading

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