Weekend Football 24th-26th March

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  1. Mar 23, 2012
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Saturday
    12:45 Chelsea vs Tottenham
    15:00 Arsenal vs Aston Villa
    15:00 Bolton vs Blackburn
    15:00 Liverpool vs Wigan
    15:00 Norwich vs Wolves
    15:00 Sunderland vs QPR
    15:00 Swansea vs Everton
    17:30 Stoke vs Man City

    Sunday
    16:00 West Brom vs Newcastle

    Monday
    20:00 Man Utd vs Fulham
  2. Mar 23, 2012
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    Cheesy Full Member

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    Should be an interesting weekend of football. Here's my take on some of the games.

    Chelsea 2-1 Tottenham

    I think the Chelsea vs Tottenham game should be an interesting one. If Spurs win, then I think it really puts Chelsea out of the top 4 race to be honest, but I can see a home win. Spurs just haven't looked up to it lately, and they've looked a bit lost. Going to the Bridge isn't the best place to go when you're not in form.

    Arsenal 3-0 Aston Villa

    I think Arsenal should be able to dispose of Villa without too many problems in all honesty. This Villa side doesn't impress me at all, while Arsenal have been in good form as of late. They could win by a few. Alternatively, Villa may hold them out and frustrate them, but I don't see that happening. If they do, I don't think they can hold out for too long, and Arsenal will break through eventually.

    Bolton 2-0 Blackburn

    Bolton vs Blackburn is going to be a big one. Blackburn are in good form, and a win could really take them away from that relegation dogfight. I don't see them having such an easy escape though. I can envisage an enspired Bolton performance tomorrow, and a bump down to earth again for Blackburn.

    Liverpool 2-0 Wigan

    Liverpool have been poor lately, but Wigan really do look hopeless. They always seem to find a way out of it, but they seem to be relying on that more than the actual ability of their team, which probably isn't good enough to stay up. Liverpool won't really be impresive, however they'll be able to win with relative comfort.

    Norwich 1-2 Wolves

    Wolves have looked shocking lately. They really should've just stuck with McCarthy. Give him till the end of the season, unless they were planning to put someone better in charge. Despite that, they have a lot to play for and Norwich are starting to look safe. If Wolves have shown us one thing, it's that they have fight, like in the Newcastle game.

    Sunderland 1-1 QPR

    Sunderland have kind of hit the breaks lately after their earlier good form. QPR weren't looking impressive, but that midweek win will give their whole squad a massive boost. I think they'll fancy their chances of giving Sunderland a good game.

    Swansea 0-0 Everton

    This one probably isn't the most exciting. Both teams are safe; both teams know that they're not going to go much higher than where they are the moment. The rest of the season is about enjoyment. Funny word, but it can apply to football.

    Stoke 1-1 Man City

    City will have a fresh burst of confidence after their midweek win, but if there's anyone to literally knock the confidence out of you, it's this Stoke team. To say that they're tough to beat on their own patch is an understatement. City's poor away form may creep up again.

    West Brom 2-2 Newcastle

    This next one is a tough one to predict. West Brom have looked solid, without being spectacular. Newcastle haven't fallen off like some said they would, but every time they start to go on a run, they slip up again.

    Man United 2-0 Fulham

    We won't trounce them again like we did last time. They've looked better as of late, however I do feel that we shouldn't have too many problems winning the game. Comfortable home win for us.
  3. Mar 24, 2012
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    I have a sneaky feeling Spurs will beat Chelsea -- just. Then again, I wouldn't be too surprised if Chelsea thump them 5-0. I guess Lennon is not fit?
  4. Mar 24, 2012
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    12:45 Chelsea 3 1 Tottenham
    15:00 Arsenal 3 0 Aston Villa
    15:00 Bolton 2 1 Blackburn
    15:00 Liverpool 4 0 Wigan
    15:00 Norwich 2 1 Wolves
    15:00 Sunderland 1 0 QPR
    15:00 Swansea 2 1 Everton
    17:30 Stoke 1 1 Man City

    Sunday
    16:00 West Brom 2 1 Newcastle

    Monday
    20:00 Man Utd 3 1 Fulham[/QUOTE]

    I would like to think Stoke can take some points of City seeing as no one likes a trip to the Brittania. Chelsea will beat Spurs no problem, they've taken a huge dip and maybe the scousers might pull out a decent performance for once seeing as they've been pretty poor.
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    AmarUnderscoreX2 Banned

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    Tbh, I am not expecting Stoke to take any points from city. But I can hope though.
  6. Mar 24, 2012
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    Snake Plissken Aka LTS10

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    Some interesting games.

    Fancy Utd to beat Fulham 4-1.

    Spurs - Chelsea could go either way, but i'll go with a 2-2 draw.

    I really hope Bolton beat Blackburn but they've got some confidence now so I think Blackburn by a goal or two.
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    United Fan 101 Holds a Ph.D. in Football

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    Please, please, please win Stoke.
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    prateik City Fan

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    Did anyone watch Stoke against Liverpool... they were awful. And they had a chance to go to wembley. Their home record isnt as good as people think either..
    Sure they can get something, but... think it'll come down to the derby.
    We just need to make sure we do our bit till then
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    Blackburn are in relatively good form and could beat Bolton, who haven't had a great week and may not be in the right mood to play and have been poor this season anyway.
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    Tony pulis you speeding bastard, fecking win tomorrow and make the city your managing, full of disabled pricks, proud! Cheers pal.
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    Varun Wants the D...

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    We'l beat fulham quite comfortably i reckon. City will beat Stoke too but one can hope. Do think Spurs will spring a surprise and beat Chelsea.
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    Can't wait for Chelsea-Spurs, I reckon Torres will score :eek:
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    Hate being the early kick off. Not confidant at all about today.

    Going down to the beach with a few friends and have devised a plan with a mate to sneak off to the pub at 12:30.

    When I say "Plan", I mean we are going to tell the women and children with us that we are going to the pub for a few hours.
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    Jacob Full Member

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    Most crucial game of the season for you lot?
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    No, not even close.
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    I beg to duffer. If spurs win you are all but out of CL for next year. And let's face it, you're not gonna win it this year with Barca still in it.
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's

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    We are in the quarter finals of the Champions league and don't have to play Barca to win it. If you offered me the chance to beat Benfica or Spurs, I'd beat Benfica.

    I'd also rather win the FA cup and finish 5th than not win it and finish 4th.

    I'm sure the club would disagree of course.
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    Rado_N Grinner ruined my tagline

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    Sounds complex, I hope you manage to pull it off.
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    FCBarca Full Member

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    So does Chelsea vs Tottenham constitute a derby?
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    Yeap, should be a cracker in the race for forth.
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    London Derby..Yeah.
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Not as big as a North/East/South/West London Derby though. Pretty much the only city in the world where a subset of rivalries is bigger than the others?

    Im sure thats not true, but you'd have to show me. I suppose the Old Firm are bigger than Partick Thistle or Queens Park
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    narnar Needs Help

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    Saturday
    12:45 Chelsea vs Tottenham
    15:00 Arsenal vs Aston Villa
    15:00 Bolton vs Blackburn
    15:00 Liverpool vs Wigan
    15:00 Norwich vs Wolves
    15:00 Sunderland vs QPR
    15:00 Swansea vs Everton
    17:30 Stoke vs Man City

    Sunday
    16:00 West Brom vs Newcastle

    Monday
    20:00 Man Utd vs Fulham
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    Sally Cinnamon Full Member

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    Athens and Istanbul? Probably loads more examples too. Moscow probably.
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    Hitchcocker Full Member

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    What about the matches in La Liga and Serie A. Heard Juve and Inter play over the weekend as well. Should be interesting.
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    I fancy spurs tonight tbh, really looking forward to the games. Stoke to take points off city.
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    Maciek Arrogant prick who is best ignored

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    Mallorca v Barcelona at 5.00,
    Milan v Roma at 5.00,
    Madrid v Sociedad at 7.00.
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    There's absolutely zero chance, no chance at all in fact that Stoke will take points off City. Stroll in the park for them.
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    charleysurf Obnoxious, abusive bellend who is best ignored

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    For sure. Stoke have been mediocre lately. Easy win for City.
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    They will raise their game again against city as they normally do against big teams, I am sure it won't be one easy game for city.
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    Pretty decent odds on City. They should win this easily really.
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    12:45 Chelsea vs Tottenham - Chelsea, so long as Torres doesn't start, and if he starts, as long as he decides to play for Chelsea and not the opposition

    15:00 Arsenal vs Aston Villa - Easy win for Arsenal, Villa are awful

    15:00 Bolton vs Blackburn - Big match, possibly the best match of the day, Blackburn based on current form

    15:00 Liverpool vs Wigan - Liverpool despite firing blanks will win, Wigan are shocking, not sure how they're still in with a shout of surviving.

    15:00 Norwich vs Wolves - Norwich, Wolves deserve to go down...they are awful, firing Mick, did nothing at all

    15:00 Sunderland vs QPR - QPR got a huge win against LOLerpool, but not sure if they're gonna be able to do the same against Sunderland. Mind you Sunderland have that donkey Bendtner playing up top(he is so fecking shit, I can't believe he has such a high opinion of himself). Draw.

    15:00 Swansea vs Everton - Not really sure, Swansea look very good, but Everton battle hard, maybe a draw?

    17:30 Stoke vs Man City - City to win this comfortably, 2-0, after their big win against Chelsea.
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    Chelsea to win by a goal, Arsenal will get another three, Bolton will overcome Blackburn. Liverpool with yet another draw at home, Wolves win, Sunderland v QPR draw as Swansea v Everton and City will get four against Stoke.
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    12:45 Chelsea vs Tottenham 2-0
    15:00 Arsenal vs Aston Villa 3-0
    15:00 Bolton vs Blackburn 2-3
    15:00 Liverpool vs Wigan 2-0
    15:00 Norwich vs Wolves 3-1
    15:00 Sunderland vs QPR 2-0
    15:00 Swansea vs Everton 2-1
    17:30 Stoke vs Man City 0-3
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    Finally got myself a sports pack subscription. Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, among others :drool:

    Will be following the end of the season closely.
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    Huge match for Blackburn & Bolton today.
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    Jacob Full Member

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    Will somebody be kind and post he chelsea-spurs lineups when time is due?
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    Chelsea
    Cech; Bosingwa, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Lampard, Essien; Ramires, Mata, Sturridge; Drogba.

    Subs: Turnbull, Luiz, Mikel, Meireles, Malouda, Kalou, Torres

    Spurs
    Friedel, Assou-Ekotto, Kaboul, Gallas, Walker, Bale, Parker, Sandro, Modric, Van der Vaart, Abebayor.

    Subs: Defoe, Saha, Kranjcar, Cudicini, Rose, Livermore, Nelsen
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    So he's pretty much picked the team he should have picked against City.

    Nice one Rob! :rolleyes:
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Looking at that Spurs team, I fancy them to score.

    5 goals in this game IMO.

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