Write-up by Gerry McDonnell
Engineering is not always a blessing. The development of industrial automation has led to a great friend of mine dropping his career. I accept that the confectionary industry has each correct to make the despatch of its goods much more expense-successful, but that doesn’t support the out-of-operate fudge-packer.
Being a humanitarian, I’ve asked Dave to keep at my house for a even though until finally he finds his ft which coincidentally is a difficulty for the wife.
The evil a single almost fainted when he moved his belongings in, as he was accompanied by a 9-foot long python. Even the simple fact that the reptile was visually impaired failed to relaxed her nerves, I had to consistently reassure her that she was in no danger from Dave’s a single-eyed snake.
My pal has always had a gentle spot for animals he even cries when Blackburn have a player sent off. The wild Rovers deal with a tough journey to Goodison Park I’ll be in tears if it doesn’t finish in a draw at 9/4.
Dave need to try out to get a career with the Premier League, as they abhor technological innovation. Middlesbrough are not complaining though they managed to pull off the most blatant robbery at a Cottage since Fred Barras. If the officials are kind sufficient to let Newcastle a objective when they place the ball about the line, they can depart the Riverside with three factors at 19/ten.
Rafa Benitez deserves praise for the signing of Torres and the repositioning of Gerrard, but I continue being wholly unconvinced by the goatee. I can not quite place my finger on what it reminds me of, but I know my mate Dave does not like it. I’m loving the eleven/4 for a draw among Sunderland and Liverpool.
It’s not typically you’ll see ‘Sven Goran Eriksson’ and ‘clean sheets’ in the same sentence, but it’s 3 wins out of three for the Manchester Metropolis supervisor with out conceding a goal. Bookmakers have priced up Arsenal at a enormous 4/6 as a end result of Sven’s ideal begin: that’s nap wager substance.
Chelsea gamers are currently being a small bit naughty in constantly haranguing the referee. John Terry is the worst culprit, he’s undoubtedly the grasp baiter. You have to like the three/ten for a Chelsea win from Pompey they’ll win with a tiny one thing in hand.
Antti Niemi is set to return for Fulham after recovering from a wrist harm presumably picked up while taking part in from Robbie Savage. I do not think he’ll get pleasure from his very first game back again, it’ll show one thing of an anticlimax. The Villa are a assured phone at 5/6.
It’s been an terrible start off to the period for Bolton they’re as pointless as a salad bowl in Chez Lampard. Things are last but not least heading their way now although El Hadji Diouf desires to leave. Sammy Lee will be ecstatic if Bolton decide on up their initial factors of the time at home to Reading. At seven/five, I’m priced in.
Derby v Birmingham was a Championship match last time: there is a honest opportunity it will be a Championship match subsequent time. I can’t see previous a draw at nine/four.
Craig Bellamy withdrew from the Wales squad in midweek as his bint was dropping a minor cash-grabber. On reflection, he almost certainly should have withdrawn a tiny previously. The even money for West Ham beating Wigan is well worth staying in for.
Manchester United are unmissable at eight/fifteen at residence to Spurs. United have had an astonishing 61 shots on goal in their 3 Premiership matches this time and Tottenham have Paul Robinson in goal. The prosecution rests.
Spurs can contemplate by themselves lucky that Ronaldo acquired a three-match ban for violent conduct. My mate Dave considered the Portuguese winger acquired off lightly he wanted to see his butt a lot more severely punished. My cheeks will be red if this week’s accer fails to oblige: Arsenal, Aston Villa, Bolton, West Ham and Manchester United will come to my rescue at an ostentatious 20/one.
About the Author
Gerry McDonnell dabbles in football odds compilation, journalism and orphan rescue.