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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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Toppo’s Top Tens – Title Run-ins

It’s shaping up to be an exciting finish to the Premier League season. At the bottom five teams are looking to avoid dropping into the Championship whilst at the top three teams are still in with a shout of claiming … Continue reading

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Torres: A Year in the Life

The 8th April 2010 – Just an ordinary Thursday really. Barack Obama and Russian president Dmitry Medvedev sign an arms reduction treaty, conjoined twins from Ireland were successfully separated in London and the Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died. Britain … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – All-English European Ties

The latter stages of the Champions League are upon us with the quarter-finals being played out this week. One fixture which stood out for domestic fans was Chelsea vs Manchester United. United progressed to the semi-finals with a 3-1 aggregate … 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 – Expensive Transfer Flops

I awoke on the morning of January 31st to see the news that Liverpool were offering upwards of £30 million for Andy Carroll and instantly thought I was still dreaming. By the end of the day it was all for real … Continue reading

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