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Can everyone root for the underdog?

Let’s try and avoid any clichés and talk of it being straight from “a Hollywood blockbuster”; Crawley Town have drawn Man United in the FA cup. But will everyone be rooting for the underdog? Being a neutral football fan and … Continue reading

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The OptaJoke Betting Blog – 15th January

As usual there are a couple of longshots for you this week courtesy of OptaJoke. The weekend’s selections will differ from week to week in an attempt to find some decent value in the longer odds markets. After last week’s … Continue reading

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The Best of the Bets for 2011

The Best of the Bets for 2011. To continue the “12 Days of OptaJoke” I am going to be taking a look at the shiny new year that is 2011 to try and find some decent betting opportunities for the … Continue reading

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Augcember – Part ii

As promised after Part One yesterday, here are the upper echelons of the Premier League as of January 1, 2011. 10. Stoke Stoke have been so average this season that I had actually forgotten they actually existed. If Stoke was … Continue reading

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Accumulator Series: Christmas Special

Week Three ‘Bah humbug!’ Ebenezer Scrooge, A Christmas Carol The Twelve Days of Christmas Accumulator. Those who have followed my accumulator blogs up until now will realise by now that things have been resoundingly unsuccessful. It is however Christmas and … Continue reading

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The Champions League – That programme with that theme tune…

Here we go again then – The world’s biggest club competition. The competition featuring the best clubs, players and managers in football. The competition where, despite Sky’s forthright effort at ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds into it, we’ll always … 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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