Soccer Saturday Super 6 – week 13

Hello and good afternoon. How is everyone out there doing? Some tricky predictions last week but I did okay just getting the nine points I believe. As I said last week, I’m back for a while now and should be on here giving you my predictions and thoughts until at least Christmas now. Onto today then and there does seem to be some obvious home win predictions but as we all know it doesn’t always go like that. Man United at home to Burnley is probably the most obvious one…

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Nowhere to hide for a humiliated Jose Mourinho

It was Saturday 24th September a chastened Chelsea team had been demolished by a rampant Arsenal. The players had performed pitifully and there were even reports new manager Antonio Conte was already under pressure for his job, especially as this was their second poor performance in just eight days after their home defeat against Liverpool the previous week. At the time they were 8 points from the top of the table and a title charge was a long way off. Roll on a month and after their 4-0 demolition of Manchester United last weekend…

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Soccer Saturday Super 6 – Week 12

Hello and how are you all? Missed me again? Yes, I have been overseas again with work and then on holiday as well with the family. I’m back for a while now though, well until at least Christmas. Therefore unfortunately, I haven’t had time to do my Super 6 blog predictions and previews in recent weeks for Two Footed Tackle. In fact, my last predictions on here was nearly a month ago to the day on 20th September. I have actually managed to do my Super 6 each week though…

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Preview: Liverpool versus Manchester United

Monday Night Football kicks-off the working week with a battle of the northern powerhouses. An already rapturous Anfield crowd hosts its third game since an 8500 expansion. A rowdy sea of Liverpool and Manchester United reds will undoubtedly set the tone for the most significant North-West Derby of recent years. Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Luke Shaw are both nearing a return, but unlikely to start, with lifelong Evertonian, Wayne Rooney, fully fit, but set to be overlooked in favour of the inform Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford. Dejan Lovren and Nathaniel Clyne will return to Liverpool’s…

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FA Cup Third Round Qualifying

Follow @IJFootballBlogs Hello, my name is Ian and after doing my (preview/review) blogs on this site covering all the games of Euro 2016. I decided to start a new project. To try to attend as many rounds of the FA Cup 2016/2017 season starting from the very beginning. I’ve gone well so far as well, having been to the Extra Preliminary Round, the Preliminary Round, the First Round Qualifying and then a few weeks back the Second Round Qualifying. This round then was the Third Round Qualifying and once again I decided to…

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Gareth Southgate – England Manager

So after all the shenanigans that have gone on in the last week, Sam Allardyce  has gone and ‘company’ man,  Gareth Southgate, after declining in the summer, has taken on the caretaker role of the England national football team. He has been provisionally given the rest of the games in 2016 (3 qualifiers and a home friendly against Spain), what an opportunity this is for him to make his employers at the FA forgo the search for another man, it is all in his own hands. DECISIONS DECISIONS DECISIONS Southgate, the under-21…

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