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|Old Wolfman||07 Aug 2017 6:52 a.m. PST|
Starting this Saturday. Meanwhile,The Community Shield match saw Chelsea and Arsenal with a 1-1 draw after regulation and stoppage time,so it went to a penalty kick shootout. Goonahs win 4-1 on pens. Olivier Giroud kicking in the final goal,and Arsene Wenger keeping his job for now.
|korsun0 ||08 Aug 2017 5:41 a.m. PST|
As a Goonah I anticipate a loss in the first game, near top of the table at christmas and a steady drop after with lack of progress in any competition except the FA cup…….
My pick for the title is, unfortunately, Manure. They have made some good buys.
|Old Wolfman||08 Aug 2017 6:52 a.m. PST|
Season starts on Saturday with Arsenal/Leicester at the Emirates,Chelsea/Burnley,Watford hosting Liverpool,Newcastle/Spurs,Brighton/ManCity,Everton/Stoke,ManU/West Ham,Huddersfield/Palace,Southampton/Swansea and West Brom/Bournemouth. Rebecca Lowe and the Two Robbies(Mustoe and Earle)returning. BTW,good to hear from you,Korsun0. Hope you're well. I'm OK,no worries.
|Prince Rupert of the Rhine||09 Aug 2017 1:22 a.m. PST|
As a Saints (Southampton) fan I look forward to another season of trying to compete with teams whose squads cost more than the value of the whole club I support and watching Liverpool turnout with half a team of ex Southampton players…. While hopefully battling it out for another exciting mid table finish.
|korsun0 ||11 Aug 2017 4:24 a.m. PST|
Makes a change, used to be Arsenal was half Saints, half French……
|Prince Rupert of the Rhine||11 Aug 2017 11:27 p.m. PST|
Well we kicked off with a bit of a goalfest two teams that might need to work on their defence…
|korsun0 ||12 Aug 2017 4:44 a.m. PST|
Indeed, but at least my lot showed some fighting spirit for once…..
|korsun0 ||13 Aug 2017 5:48 a.m. PST|
…..and best of all, Oligarch United lost.
|Old Wolfman||14 Aug 2017 10:14 a.m. PST|
And Southampton/Swansea share a point with a 0-0 draw,Liverpool/Watford do similar with a 3-3 draw. Liverpool keeper Simon Mignolet was given a yellow card for "Time wasting" late in the second half. Arsenal tops Leicester 4-3,Burnley 3-2 over Chelsea,who played short after Cahill and Fabregas were sent off. Spurs 2-0 over Newcastle(who also played minus Shelvey when he got a red card.)ManCity 2-0 over Brighton(1 being an own goal from the Seagulls )Everton 1-0 over Stoke with Wayne Rooney heading the ball to the back of the net. ManUtd thump West Ham 4-0,Lukaku getting a double,a 5th goal attempt by Rashford was ruled offside. Huddersfield drops Palace 3-0(with one being an own goal from the Eagles and 1-0 to West Brom over Bournemouth. Quite the week to start it off with.
|Old Wolfman||17 Aug 2017 7:14 a.m. PST|
And this weekend,Saturday's matches;Liverpool/Palace,Bournemouth/Watford,Burnley/West Brom.Leicester/Brighton,Southampton/West Ham,Stoke/Arsenal and Swansea,ManUtd. Sunday;Huddersfield/Newcastle and Spurs/Chelsea. Monday,ManCity/Everton.
|Old Wolfman||21 Aug 2017 7:05 a.m. PST|
Here we go. ManUtd. gets another 4-0 win,this time over Swansea. Liverpool over Palace 1-0,for their first win of the season at Anfield,Watford 2-0 over Bournemouth,Huddersfield 1-0 over Newcastle,Leicester 2-0 over Brighton,West Brom dings Burnley 1-0,even after the striker who scored their lone goal,Hal Robson-Kanu,was sent off minutes afterward for "violent conduct". Southampton 3-2 over West Ham,with the Hammers losing Marko Arnautovich to a red card,Stoke dings Arsenal 1-0,and Chelsea edges Spurs 2-1,Tottenham's lone equalizer goal came courtesy of an "own goal" by Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi,but Marcus Alonso put in the winning goal in the 87th minute(he had scored earlier in the match,making it a double for him.)
|Old Wolfman||22 Aug 2017 6:43 a.m. PST|
And all square for ManCity/Everton yesterday. 1-1,with the Toffees' Wayne Rooney scoring career goal #200.
|Old Wolfman||23 Aug 2017 6:38 a.m. PST|
And Watford falls in second round play for the League Cup, to Bristol City, 2-1. 6 more PL sides remain in contention.
|Old Wolfman||24 Aug 2017 6:58 a.m. PST|
In UEFA Champions League action,Liverpool took Hoffenheim down 4-2(6-3 on aggregate)to make the next part of group stage. Chelsea,Spurs,ManCity and ManUtd also still in contention along with CSKA Moscow,Sporting Lisbon,Apoel Nicosia and Qarabag(Azerbaijan)for it's first go in the CL. Premier League Week 3 sees Liverpool/Arsenal,Bournemouth/ManCity,Chelsea/Everton,Palace/Swansea,Huddersfield/Southampton,ManUtd./Leicester,Newcastle/West Ham,Spurs/Burnley,Watford/Brighton,and West Brom/Stoke. Spurs also signed 2 players,1 from Colombia and 1 from Argentina .
|Old Wolfman||28 Aug 2017 6:57 a.m. PST|
To begin with,ManCity tops Bournemouth 2-1 with Raheem Sterling putting in the match winner in second half stoppage time,but 2 minutes afterwards,he gets a red card ,converted from a second yellow card violation. Chelsea 2-0 over Everton,Ditto for Swansea over Palace,as well as ManUtd over Leicester. 4 draws,1-1 for Spurs/Burnley and West Brom/Stoke and not a sausage for Watford/Brighton( the Hornets' Miguel Britos being sent off in 24th minute)and Huddersfield/Southampton also ending 0-0. Newcastle thumps West Ham 3-0 and Arsenal takes a stumble with a 4-0 loss to Liverpool.
|Old Wolfman||29 Aug 2017 7:13 a.m. PST|
International break this weekend.
|Old Wolfman||05 Sep 2017 7:13 a.m. PST|
Netherlands 2-0 over Bulgaria in World Cup qualification match,but still have their work cut out for them.
|Old Wolfman||06 Sep 2017 6:48 a.m. PST|
This weekend's fixtures;Saturday,ManCity/Liverpool,Arsenal/Bounemouth,Brighton/West Brom,Everton/Spurs,Chelsea/Leicester,Southamptom/Watford and Stoke/ManUtd.. Sunday-Swansea/Newcastle and Burnley/Palace. Monday-West Ham/Huddersfield.
|Old Wolfman||11 Sep 2017 7:05 a.m. PST|
ManCity,to begin with,thumps Liverpool 5-0;City's Bravo substituting for an injured Ederson ,and the Reds seeing Sadio Mane sent off in the 37th minute following a collision with a City player. Arsenal 3-0 over Bournemouth(a double coming from the Goonahs Welbeck),3-1 to Brighton over West Brom,Burnley dings Palace1-0,Spurs 3-0 over Everton,with the Toffees Harry Kane getting a double(#100 and #101 for career goals). Chelsea 2-1 over Leicester,2-0 to Watford over Southampton,all square at 2-2 for ManUtd./Stoke , and Newcastle gets the 3 points with a 2-0 win over Swansea.
|Old Wolfman||14 Sep 2017 6:51 a.m. PST|
And 2-0 to the Hammers on Monday;Pedro Obiang(assisted by Andre Ayew who later made a goal himself.)(apologies for the delay). Week 5 fixtures- Liverpool/Burnley.Bournemouth/Brighton,Chelsea/Arsenal,Palace/Southampton,Huddersfield/Leicester,West Brom/West Ham,ManUtd./Everton,Newcastle/Stoke,Spurs/Swansea and Watford/ManCity.
|Old Wolfman||18 Sep 2017 7:20 a.m. PST|
And 5 draws over the weekend. 1-1 for Liverpool/Burnley and Huddersfield/Leicester,and not a sausage for Spurs/Swansea,West Brom/West Ham or Arsenal/Chelsea. Bournemouth dingsd Brighton 2-1,as did Newcastle over Stoke. Crystal Palace gets dropped again 2-0 by Southampton and a 6-0 thumping by ManCity over Watford(with City's Sergio Aguero contributing a hat trick ),as well as a 4-0 rout by ManUtd. over Everton
|Old Wolfman||19 Sep 2017 7:31 a.m. PST|
That should be an "e" where the "s" is in "dinged". Apologies.
|Old Wolfman||21 Sep 2017 7:09 a.m. PST|
Week 6 fixtures;Leicester/Liverpool,Arsenal/West Brom,Brighton/Newcastle,Burnlry/Huddersfield,Everton/Bournemouth,ManCity/Palace,Southampton/ManUtd.,Stoke/Chelsea,Swansea/Watford,and West Ham/Spurs. Also,in League Cup play,Chelsea,ManUtd.,Everton,Arsenal,ManCity,Wolves,Leicester,Leeds,Swansea,Norwich ,Boro,West Ham,Palace,Bristol City, Bournemouth and Spurs are still in the hunt. Burnley/Leeds ended with 2-2 draw after 2nd half stoppage time,so going to penalty kicks;Leeds making 5 to Burnley's 3.
|Old Wolfman||27 Sep 2017 7:16 a.m. PST|
And,after a busy week,here are the results. Spurs top West Ham 3-2.even playing short a man when Serge Aurier was given a red card for a second yellow card infraction(Harry Kane scoring a double). Not a sausage for Burnley/Huddersfield. Liverpool over Leicester 3-2,Brighton dinged Newcastle 1-0 on a set piece by Hemed,Arsenal 2-0 over West Brom,2-1 to Everton over Bournemouth,ManCity thumps Palace 5-0,while ManUtd. tops Southampton 1-0. Chelsea gets the clean sheet over Stoke 4-0,and Watford 2-1 over Swansea.
|Old Wolfman||29 Sep 2017 6:48 a.m. PST|
And this,for Week 7; Newcastle hosts Liverpool,Arsenal/Brighton,Bournemouth/Leicester,ManCity visits Stamford Bridge at Chelsea,Everton/Burnley,Huddersfield/Spurs,ManUtd,/Palace,Stoke/Southampton,West Brom/Watford and West Ham/Swansea.
|Old Wolfman||02 Oct 2017 9:11 a.m. PST|
And here's the results. 1-1 draw for Liverpool/Newcastle,2-2 darw for West Brom/Watford,not a sausage for Bournemouth/Leicester. Arsenal tops Brighton 2-0,ManCity 1-0 over Chelsea,ditto Burnley over Everton and also West Ham over Swansea ,2-1 to Stoke over Southampton,4-0 win for Spurs over Huddersfield(Harry Kane contributing another double) and Crystal Palace's troubles continue, being thumped 4-0 by ManUtd., with Marouane Fellaini scoring a double. International break ,this coming weekend.
|Trajanus||03 Oct 2017 11:46 a.m. PST|
CP are going for the worst Premiership team ever award, which is currently owned by Derby from a few years back, in my view. At least they had the excuse of being promoted.
No dobut Chelsea will be happy to help them after the Internationals
|Old Wolfman||09 Oct 2017 8:53 a.m. PST|
England drew against Slovenia in World Cup qualification play last week,but they've already locked up a spot in the lineup for next year in Russia.
|Old Wolfman||11 Oct 2017 7:00 a.m. PST|
USA eliminated from World Cup qualification. First time since 1986. Week 8 EPL fixtures- Palace/Chelsea,Burnley/West Ham,Everton/Brighton,Leicester/West Brom,Liverpool/ManUtd.,MabCity/Stoke,Southampton/Newcastle,Swansea/Huddersfield,Spurs/Bournemouth and Watford/Arsenal.
|Old Wolfman||13 Oct 2017 6:52 a.m. PST|
France and Portugal are in for World Cup play.
|Old Wolfman||16 Oct 2017 7:03 a.m. PST|
And Palace finally manages to get one in the win column with a 2-1 win over Chelsea;same result(2-1) for Watford/Arsenal. 1-1 draws for Burnley/West Ham and Everton/Brighton( Toffees' Wayne Rooney knocking in the equalizer on a penalty kick late in the second half). 2-2 draw for Southampton/Newcastle,not a sausage for Liverpool/ManUtd. 2-0 to Swansea over Huddersfield,1-0 to the Spurs over Bournemouth,and ManCity thumps Stoke 7-2. Leicester/West Brom tonight 1955 UTC.(2:55 PM EST)
|Old Wolfman||17 Oct 2017 6:43 a.m. PST|
And all square, 1-1 ,for the Foxes and the Baggies. Also Stoke's second goal came from an "own goal" from City.
|Old Wolfman||19 Oct 2017 6:35 a.m. PST|
Week 9 fixtures; Spurs/Liverpool,Chelsea/Watford,Huddersfield/ManUtd.,ManCity/Burnley,Newcastle/Palace,Southampton/West Brom,Stoke/Bournemouth,Swansea/Leicester,West Ham/Brighton, and Arsenal/Everton.
|Old Wolfman||20 Oct 2017 6:53 a.m. PST|
Hammers play Brighton tonight 2000 UTC.
|Old Wolfman||21 Oct 2017 11:58 a.m. PST|
And the Seagulls thump West Ham yesterday,3-0. In today's matches ,Southampton dings a 10 man West Brom side 1-0,the Baggies going through all 3 allowed substitutions but losing Dawson to injury late in the second half. Newcastle drops Palace 1-0. Chelsea 4-2 over Watford. Huddersfield 2-1 over ManUtd.,ManCity thumps Burnley 3-0 ,Bournemouth tops Stoke 2-1,as do Leicester over Swansea.
|Old Wolfman||23 Oct 2017 7:00 a.m. PST|
Leicester's first goal came via an own goal from Swansea's Federico Fernandez in the 24th minute. Sane doubled for ManCity as did Kane for the Spurs in their 4-1 thumping of Liverpool at Wembley,though Kane had to leave due to possible hamstring injury. Arsenal tops Everton 5-2 with the Toffees playing a man short after Idrissa Gueye was sent off in the 68th minute following a second yellow card and a bad foul.
|Old Wolfman||26 Oct 2017 6:35 a.m. PST|
Week 10 action. Arsenal hosts Swansea,Bournemouth/Chelsea,Brighton/Southampton,Burnley/Newcastle,Palace/West Ham,Leicester/Everton,Liverpool/Huddersfield,ManUtd./Spurs,Watford/Stoke and ManCity visits West Brom.
|Old Wolfman||31 Oct 2017 7:38 a.m. PST|
And Arsenal tops Swansea 2-1. Chelsea 1-0 over Bournemouth All square 1-1 for Southampton/Brighton,and likewise 2-2 for Palace/West Ham. Leicester 2-0 over Everton(and Foxes' boss Craig Shakespeare sacked,job temporarily filled by Claude Puel)Foxes first goal by Jamie Vardy and a second originally called an "own goal" on Everton,later reversed to credit Leicester's Demarai Gray with the goal.Liverpool thumps Huddersfield 3-0,ManUtd. 1-0 over Spurs,ditto Stoke over Watford(1-0 to the Potters),and ManCity 3-2 over West Brom. At Leicester/Everton match,just before kickoff,there was a moment of reflection and a trumpet sounding the "Last Post" for Thailand's recently deceased King Bhumibol. The king had actually passed last year,but the funeral services were only recently held.
|Old Wolfman||02 Nov 2017 6:51 a.m. PST|
Week 11 fixtures. Chelsea/ManUtd.,Everton/Watford,Huddersfield/West Brom,ManCity/Arsenal,Newcastle/Bournemouth,Southampton/Burnley,Stoke/Leicester,Swansea/Brighton,Spurs/Palace and West Ham/Liverpool.
|Old Wolfman||04 Nov 2017 11:04 a.m. PST|
Here are some results so far; Huddersfield hung on for a 1-0 win over West Brom,despite the Terriers losing Christopher Schindler to a red card in the 57th minute. Bournemouth 1-0 over Newcastle,ditto Burnley over Southampton and Brighton over Swansea. Stoke/Leicester;all square 2-2.
|Old Wolfman||04 Nov 2017 12:27 p.m. PST|
And Liverpool drops the Hammers 4-1,Salah(Liverpool) putting in a double. West Ham's Chicharito got only a slight injury,but was able to continue play.
|Old Wolfman||06 Nov 2017 7:48 a.m. PST|
Sunday's results;Everton 3-2 over Watford,Spurs drop Palace 1-0,as do Chelsea over ManUtd.,and ManCity 3-1 over Arsenal. International break this weekend.
|Old Wolfman||13 Nov 2017 7:46 a.m. PST|
World Cup qualifying match-Not a sausage for Switzerland/Northern Ireland,but the Swiss make the roster on aggregate(previous 1-0 win).
|Old Wolfman||16 Nov 2017 7:54 a.m. PST|
Also,Denmark is in after a 5-1 win over Ireland,and Sweden beats Italy on aggregate,leaving L'Azzurri out of the World Cup for the first time since 1958. Meanwhile,to EPL fixtures this weekend;Saturday,Arsenal/Spurs,Bournemouth/Huddersfield,Burnley/Swansea,Liverpool/Southampton,Palace/Everton,Leicester/ManCity,ManUtd./Newcastle and West Brom/Chelsea. Sunday-Watford/West Ham and Monday-Brighton/Stoke.
|Old Wolfman||22 Nov 2017 8:04 a.m. PST|
Apologies for the wait. ManCity remains leader in the tables with a 2-0 win over Leicester. 4-1 win for ManUtd over Newcastle,Arsenal tops Spurs 2-0 in the North London Derby,Bournemouth thumps Huddersfield 4-0 with a Callum Wilson hat trick,and in spite of playing with 10 man after the Cherries' Simon Francis was sent off. Chelsea also thumps,West Brom 4-0,with a double from from Eden Hazard. Burnley 2-0 over Swansea,Liverpool 3-0 over Southampton(Reds Salah contributing a double),Watford over West Ham 2-0,and plenty of injury time in the second half(8 minutes of it)Hornets' keeper Gomes making some impressive saves and the Hammers new boss, David Moyes,makes a return. 2-2 draws for Palace/Everton and Brighton/Stoke. This coming weekend,Palace/Stoke,Huddersfield/ManCity,Liverpool/Chelsea,ManUtd./Brighton,Newcastle/Watford,Southampton/Everton,Swansea/Bournemouth,Spurs/West Brom,Burnley/Arsenal,and leading it off on Friday,West Ham/Leicester.
|Old Wolfman||27 Nov 2017 8:40 a.m. PST|
Week 13 results;plenty of draws. Not a sausage for Swansea/Bournemouth,1-1 for West Ham/Leicester,Liverpool/Chelsea,Spurs/West Brom. 1-0 wins for ManUtd over Brighton(courtesy of a Seagulls "own goal") and Arsenal over Burnley(by way of a final minutes stoppage time penalty kick by Sanchez) ;Palace tops Stoke 2-1,as do ManCity over Huddersfield(Terriers only goal being ruled an own goal from the Sky Blues,though City comes back with two;the match winner by Raheem Sterling in the 80th minute) Also as the last second of second half stoppage time came and the whistle blew,the Terriers saw vanLaParra sent off with a red card;right at the final whistle(90' +5') ,yet. Watford thumps Newcastle 3-0 and Southampton,4-1 over Everton. Midweek action begins Tuesday with Brighton/Palace,Leicester/Spurs,Watford/ManUtd. and West Brom/Newcastle. Wednesday-Arsenal/Huddersfield,Bournemouth/Burnley,Chelsea/Swansea,Everton/West Ham,ManCity/Southampton. Also,Stoke/Liverpool.
|Old Wolfman||01 Dec 2017 8:41 a.m. PST|
Week 14 results. Not a sausage for Brighton/Palace,2-2 draw for West Brom/Newcastle with the equalizer coming from a Baggies' own goal by Jonny Evans. Leicester 2-1 over Spurs,ManUtd 4-2 over Watford,Arsenal thumps Huddersfield 5-0 with a double coming from Olivier Giroud( a great day for the Goonahs),Burnley 2-1 over Bournemouth,Chelsea dings Swansea 1-0,Everton thumps West Ham 4-0,3 coming from a Wayne Rooney hat trick. ManCity 2-1 over Southampton and Liverpool 3-0 over Stoke,with the Reds delivering a double from Saleh. Week 15 fixtures-Saturday;Arsenal/ManUtd.,Brighton/Liverpool,Chelsea/Newcastle,Everton/Huddersfield,Leicester/Burnley.Stoke/Swansea,Watford/Spurs and West Brom/Palace. Sunday;Bournemouth/Southampton and ManCity/West Ham.
|Old Wolfman||02 Dec 2017 12:46 p.m. PST|
And here are today's results. Just in,ManUtd. 3-1 over Arsenal,who were short a man after Paul Pogba was sent off in the 74th minute. Lingard,getting a double for the Red Devils. Liverpool thumps Brighton 5-1, Lewin Dunk from the Seagulls with an own goal and Firmino with a double. Chelsea tops Newcastle 3-1. Everton 2-0 over Huddersfield,the Toffees picking up Big Sam Allardyce as manager for time being. Leicester dinged Burnley 1-0,Stoke over Swansea 2-1. Not a sausage for West Brom/Palace and all square 1-1 for Watford/Spurs,with Davinson Sanchez sent off in the 52d minute.
|Old Wolfman||04 Dec 2017 12:00 p.m. PST|
And City remains on top with a 2-1 win over West Ham. Bournemouth/Southampton,1-1 draw. Also,West Brom brought in Alan Pardew as boss for the Baggies. Also,that should've been Lewis Dunk for Brighton.
|Old Wolfman||06 Dec 2017 8:03 a.m. PST|
Week 16 play;Saturday,it's Burnley/Watford,Palace/Bournemouth,Huddersfield/Brighton,Newcastle/Leicester,Swansea/West Brom,Spurs/Stoke,and West Ham/Chelsea. Sunday;Southampton/Arsenal,and the Merseyside Derby(Liverpool/Everton at Anfield) and the Manchester Derby,hosted by ManUtd. at Old Trafford.
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