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2011-2012 Football League Predictions

August 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Just a quick post with my predictions for the new football league season starting next week. This is how I see the Premier League, Championship, League 1 and League 2 finishing up. These could be amazingly correct or staggeringly wrong, we shall see how the season develops.

Premier League:

 

  1. Manchester United
  2. Chelsea
  3. Manchester City
  4. Arsenal
  5. Liverpool
  6. Tottenham Hotspur
  7. Everton
  8. Aston Villa
  9. Stoke
  10. QPR
  11. Bolton
  12. Fulham
  13. Newcastle
  14. Sunderland
  15. West Bromwich Albion
  16. Wolves
  17. Blackburn

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  1. Norwich
  2. Wigan
  3. Swansea City

Championship:

 

  1. West Ham United
  2. Leicester City

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  1. Leeds United
  2. Ipswich Town
  3. Southampton
  4. Middlesbrough

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  1. Cardiff City
  2. Birmingham City
  3. Brighton
  4. Nottingham Forest
  5. Bristol City
  6. Burnley
  7. Hull City
  8. Reading
  9. Blackpool
  10. Portsmouth
  11. Derby
  12. Watford
  13. Millwall
  14. Barnsley
  15. Doncaster

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  1. Crystal Palace
  2. Coventry
  3. Peterborough United

League 1:

 

  1. Huddersfield Town
  2. Charlton

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  1. Sheffield United
  2. MK Dons
  3. Scunthorpe United
  4. Brentford

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  1. Preston North End
  2. Colchester United
  3. Leyton Orient
  4. Chesterfield
  5. Bournemouth
  6. Carlisle United
  7. Sheffield Wednesday
  8. Exeter City
  9. Tranmere
  10. Oldham
  11. Walsall
  12. Bury
  13. Notts County
  14. Hartlepool United

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  1. Yeovil Town
  2. Rochdale
  3. Wycombe
  4. Stevenage

League 2:

 

  1. Shrewsbury Town
  2. Crawley Town
  3. Swindon Town

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  1. Rotherham United
  2. Bristol Rovers
  3. Crewe Alexandra
  4. Oxford United

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  1. Gillingham
  2. Torquay United
  3. Plymouth
  4. Dagenham & Redbridge
  5. Accrington Stanley
  6. Aldershot
  7. Northampton Town
  8. AFC Wimbledon
  9. Bradford
  10. Port Vale
  11. Southend United
  12. Morecambe
  13. Hereford United
  14. Macclesfield
  15. Burton Albion

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  1. Cheltenham Town
  2. Barnet

Defoe claims “I didn’t want to play Champions League anyway”

September 10, 2010 Leave a comment

With the news that Tottenham and England frontman Jermain Defoe has been ruled out for 3 months, it now appears the diminutive striker will miss all 6 of Tottenham’s group matches in this seasons Champions League. Tottenham will now have to rely on part-time Stephen Merchant impersonator, part-time footballer and part-time tabloid headline maker Peter Crouch. Defoe will be severely missed by Spurs who have a tough group containing reigning champions Inter Milan, german side Werder Bremen and dutch champions FC Twente who were of course led to the elite of European competition by former manager and winner of the 2006 competition ‘So you think you can manage England?’, Steve McClaren.

Defoe, pictured practicing for his summer job with British Airways, misses out on Spurs' European adventure

Asked if he was disappointed to be missing out on his and Tottenham’s maiden campaign in the Champions League, a rather sulky and brash Defoe stated “I don’t care, who wants to play in Bremen? Nobody. I didn’t want to play in the Champions League anyway, I’m just getting into Prison Break for a start and I’d planned on watching the DVD’s on weeknight’s. This Champions League rubbish was gonna ruin everything but now I’m happy with how things have turned out” before sucking on his thumb and yelling at his yo-yo because the string kept becoming knotted. Defoe was then asked if he would be back in time for the knockout rounds should Spurs qualify to which he replied, “don’t think I need to worry about that”.

Meanwhile, Werder Bremen player Tim Borowski stated how much he was looking forward to the opening fixture with Tottenham on Tuesday September 14th. “I’m very much looking forward to meeting Darren Lamb off Extras”.