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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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Toppo’s Top Tens – League Cup Finals

On Sunday Birmingham City defeated Arsenal to claim the first piece of domestic silverware in the 2010/11 season. The Carling Cup has been dismissed by some as a second rate competition which clutters up the fixture calendar. However as the … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – League Cup Semi-Finals

The League Cup (or Carling Cup) is exactly what it represents, the 20 Premier League plus 72 Football League clubs playing a knockout tournament for the chance of reaching a Wembley final, winning the trophy and Europa League qualification which comes with it. … Continue reading

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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 Premier League is a week old…what have we learnt?

A week is a long time in politics, apparently. So in football that must mean it’s an eternity. The first weekend of Premier League fixtures arrived last weekend to a fanfare of half-time pies and Sky Sports constantly ramming Monday … Continue reading

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