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What if “ludicrous” Premier League ends with same top four?

January 21, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/We’ve had some knockabout fun in the Premier League this season, no question, but for all those eager for a change to the established order the table is taking on an all too familiar look.

Liverpool have been here before, and a sacking may not be the answer

January 15, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP

“For 25 years Liverpool were Britain’s most successful and consistent football club. For four of those years we were also the most successful club in Europe. No one has an automatic right to success but you can be sure we will all be doing everything in our power to achieve those levels again. We owe that both to our own supporters and our own history.”

Score predictions come out of the freezer

January 15, 2010

BRITAIN/Last week’s snow-show in all but three of the games means there’s been very little movement on the scores front, at least here at Reuters Soccer Blog Towers.

UPDATE: A New Year, a new chance to show your prediction skills

January 8, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUPThe good news is, if you missed the midweek fixtures you’ve hardly been scathed, with one of the two games called off and the other a 3-2 thriller that no one predicted.

Istanbul heads list of Games of the Decade

December 31, 2009

SPORT SOCCER CHAMPIONS

Here’s a total random idea: go and choose the best five matches of the last 10 years – a lot easier said than done.

January sale shopping looks tricky for Premier League big four

December 29, 2009

I have my shopping list for the January sales but my need for a new desk-lamp is not as important as the requirements of the Premier League’s big four.

UPDATE: A festive round of predictions

December 25, 2009

SOCCER-SPAIN/MONDAY UPDATE: The games really are coming thick and fast. We have only just worked out the weekend scores and now they all play again just two days later.

UPDATE – Christmas has come early: Midweek prediction special

December 17, 2009

SOCCER/

Thursday Update: I have very little to shout about personally after my confident predictions of Liverpool scoring nine and Chelsea 10 proved to be a little wide of the mark.

Who should Liverpool target to reverse their slump?

December 15, 2009

Liverpool ’s dismal start to the season is an open wound on Merseyside and events over the last seven days have thrown a handful of salt into the gaping gash.

UPDATE: Quantum theories of score prediction won’t help you now, Mr Bond

December 14, 2009

torres.jpgMONDAY UPDATE: A truly appalling week for the panel. Admittedly, it was hard to predict Manchester United losing 1-0 at home to Aston Villa and Chelsea’s 3-3 home draw with Everton but nevertheless it was dreadful.