Sunday, 25 December 2005

Premiership Preview Weeks 18, 19, 20, 21

The Christmas and New Year period is always the start of the most insane period of footballing intensity as every Premiership team and supporter in the Premiership has to endure four vital matches in eight days through the holiday period. Apologies for limited coverage at this crucial turning point halfway through the season.

Things get started with the Boxing Day games making up Week 18 which look like this:-

Monday, 26 December 2005............................. My Call
Aston Villa v Everton................................. .......Everton just
Charlton Athletic v Arsenal...............................Arsenal easily alas
Chelsea v Fulham...............................................Chelsea unfortunately
Liverpool v Newcastle United ..........................Liverpool
Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion.Manchester United
Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers ............... Looks like a draw
Portsmouth v West Ham United.......................Looks like a draw
Sunderland v Bolton Wanderers.......................Bolton easily
Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City..........Another win for Spurs
Wigan Athletic v Manchester City................... Wigan win


Scarcely are those games over then begins the Week 19 round of games just forty-eight hours later:

Wednesday 28th December 2005..............................My Call

Arsenal v Portsmouth...............................................Arsenal to win
Birmingham City v Manchester United..................Another Red victory
Blackburn Rovers v Sunderland.............................Blackburn to edge it
Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough.................... .Tight home win.........
Everton v Liverpool .................................................Looks like Liverpool
Fulham v Aston Villa.................................................I expect a draw
Manchester City v Chelsea......................................Hopefully a tie
Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic....................Much-needed home win
West Bromwich Albion v Tottenham Hotspur..... Routine away win
West Ham United v Wigan Athletic........................Wigan to win



As if that wasn't enough, the football monster just won't stop and only three days later the "Week" 20 round of fixtures bring 2005 to a close with the New Year's Eve fixtures:

Saturday 31st December 2005........................My Call

Aston Villa v Arsenal.......................................Arsenal win
Charlton Athletic v West Ham United..........a draw
Chelsea v Birmingham City............................Can't see Chelsea losing
Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion ............another hard day for WBA
Manchester United v Bolton Wanderers.....Narrow home win
Middlesbrough v Manchester City...............score draw
Portsmouth v Fulham ...................................a rare Pompey win
Sunderland v Everton....................................sadness for Sunderland
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United....Spurs to win a thriller
Wigan Athletic v Blackburn Rovers............ Wigan to win, just

If that wasn't enough to make any athlete's foot fall off, scarcely is the New Year started before there's the week 21 fixtures:

Monday 2nd January 2006....................................My Call

Birmingham City v Wigan Athletic.......................Points shared
Blackburn Rovers v Portsmouth..........................Blackburn to win
Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool..............................Probably the Pool
Everton v Charlton Athletic..................................Much-needed home win
Fulham v Sunderland............................................Fulham to win
Newcastle United v Middlesbrough....................Home derby win
West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa...................Home derby win
West Ham United v Chelsea.................................Hopefully home win

Tuesday 3rd January 2006

Arsenal v Manchester United............................ Red Devils must win and will

Wednesday 4th January 2006

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur............Spurs to edge a tight thriller

1 comment:

dado3 said...

do you really think Chelsea will trip up this year..
I wish they would but our Reds seem to not quite be there yet this year.. a tie with Birmingham?
yikes