News is that Platini won’t challenge Blatter for the head of FIFA so he’ll retain his position. Is this the best we can do at the top level of football – a pair of complete crooked and total clowns?
Look at that Chimps league draw, compared with Chelsea who finished 3rd last season. Total farce.
Anyway tomorrow it’s Stoke at home, might try the Mercedes pitch to take the place of young Steve and Andy, please no rain for once! Here’s the it’s A fix extract from KK216, note the date correction!
1)SATURDAY AUGUST 30TH STOKE (HOME) KO 3PM
Now in their 7th Prem season. Last and only trophy the League Cup in 1972, 91st league meeting. Recent connections : Glen Whelan, Mark Hughes, Stevie Ireland
Some celeb fans : Nick Hancock, Aha, Dominic Cork, Julian Clary, Frank Bough, Slash, Jeremy Paul
This season so far : They’ve lost at home to Villa 1-0, and drawn at Hull 1-1.
In the Capital One Cup they beat pompey 3-0 at home.
Last season :They finished in 9th place with 50 points and 3 wins 5 draws and 11 losses away from home
In the Capital One Cup they lost 2-0 at home to the rags in the 5th rd.
In the FA Cup they lost 1-0 at Chelsea in the 4th rd
At The Britannia in September it was that 0-0 draw Crowd was 25,052 with 2,869 Blues.
At The Etihad in February it was a 1-0 City win, Yaya
scoring in the 70th minute. Crowd was 47,038 with 1,352 Stokies
League form at home to Stoke : They’ve had only one win in the last 11 league visits, 1-0 in 97/98, whilst City have won the other 10
For City it’s : WWWWWWWWWWL
Transfers so far: Etherington, Knightly, Agudelo have departed and Bardsley (boo), Sidwell, Biram and Teixeira have come in.
Comment : None of Mark Hughes’ teams, QPR, Fulham, Stoke have beaten us since he left, and considering our home form against them you can’t see that changing today.
WWTWTWShite: Averaged 8, 288 in 85/86 and last season it was 26,137.