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Predictions League could do with Mancini’s passion
The Premier League run-in is becoming so exciting that even stylish Italians like the usually calm Roberto Mancini are getting hot under the collar and wrestling opposition managers for the ball.
Our Premier League predictions competition needs a panel member to show similar passion or else Paul Radford will have wrapped up the title in a matter of weeks.
He had another flier last weekend although Sonia Oxley hauled herself off the bottom with an enormous 24-point tally.
Are you able to outguess our runaway leader? Predict the scores from this weekend’s Premier League fixtures and get five points for a correct score or one point for the right result. Post your guesses in the comments and then tell us how you did on Tuesday.
Reuters Soccer blog panel scores: Paul Radford 288, Patrick Johnston 259, Mitch Phillips 245, Neil Maidment 241, Mark Meadows 218, Kevin Fylan 204, Simon Evans 197, Mike Collett 188, Julien Pretot 179, Martyn Herman 164, Asia Sports Desk 151, Sonia Oxley 131, Miles Evans 108
Birmingham v Arsenal
Bolton v Man Utd
Chelsea v Aston Villa
Hull v Fulham
Tottenham v Portsmouth
West Ham v Stoke
Wolverhampton v Everton
Burnley v Blackburn
Liverpool v Sunderland
Man City v Wigan
PHOTO: Manchester City’s manager Roberto Mancini (L) runs into Everton’s manager David Moyes during their English Premier League soccer match at the City of Manchester Stadium in Manchester, northern England, March 24, 2010. REUTERS/Phil Noble