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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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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 – FA Cup Finals

It’s that time of year again when FA Cup Final weekend approaches and fans across the country look forward to the showpiece final of the world’s oldest domestic cup competition. The 130th FA Cup Final will be contested by Manchester … 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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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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An FA Cup Miracle? The OptaJoke Blog – Week 4

Last week’s tip wasn’t a winner so here’s hoping that the FA Cup brings with it some better fortune for this weeks selection. Again, I’m going to opt for a speculative treble of over 2.5 goals in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Toppo’s Top Tens – FA Cup 3rd Round Upsets

A key fixture of the post-Christmas football calendar is FA Cup 3rd Round weekend. The FA Cup is the oldest cup competition in the world. Steeped in history the cup was first held in 1871-72 and for the preceeding 140 … Continue reading

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