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Old Wolfman07 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 Supporting Member of TMP08 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 Wolfman08 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 Rhine09 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 Supporting Member of TMP11 Aug 2017 4:24 a.m. PST

Makes a change, used to be Arsenal was half Saints, half French……

Prince Rupert of the Rhine11 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 Supporting Member of TMP12 Aug 2017 4:44 a.m. PST

Indeed, but at least my lot showed some fighting spirit for once…..

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2017 5:48 a.m. PST

…..and best of all, Oligarch United lost.

Old Wolfman14 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 Wolfman17 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 Wolfman21 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 Wolfman22 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 Wolfman23 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 Wolfman24 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 Wolfman28 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 Wolfman29 Aug 2017 7:13 a.m. PST

International break this weekend.

Old Wolfman05 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 Wolfman06 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 Wolfman11 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 Wolfman14 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 Wolfman18 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 Wolfman19 Sep 2017 7:31 a.m. PST

That should be an "e" where the "s" is in "dinged". Apologies.

Old Wolfman21 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 Wolfman27 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 Wolfman29 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 Wolfman02 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.

Trajanus03 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 Wolfman09 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 Wolfman11 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 Wolfman13 Oct 2017 6:52 a.m. PST

France and Portugal are in for World Cup play.

Old Wolfman16 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 Wolfman17 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 Wolfman19 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 Wolfman20 Oct 2017 6:53 a.m. PST

Hammers play Brighton tonight 2000 UTC.

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