Johnston snatches second in final Predictions League table

May 11, 2010

By winning 8-0, Chelsea made the end of the Premier League season a faily clear-cut affair but the finish to our Predictions League went right to the last kick. 

Paul Radford had long since wrapped up the championship but second spot was up for grabs with Patrick Johnston and Mitch Phillips neck and neck on 301. Phillips scored a high 13 points in the finale but Johnston pulled off a  14-pointer to steal the glory.

Arguments have already begun about the legitimacy of Johnston’s last entry and his very existence in the competition after moving to the relegated Asia Sports Desk during the season. 

However, a Predictions League commission, hoping to clear up the confusion quicker than a British election, has ruled in Johnston’s favour.

Well done to all who played this season, especially those who came surprisingly close to predicting Chelsea’s 8-0 victory.    

Reuters soccer blog panel final table: Paul Radford 347, Patrick Johnston 315, Mitch Phillips 314, Neil Maidment 299, Mark Meadows 270, Mike Collett 254, Simon Evans 231, Kevin Fylan 215, Julien Pretot 215, Martyn Herman 179,  Sonia Oxley 155, Asia Sports Desk (relegated) Miles Evans (relegated), Justin Palmer (relegated)

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