The Battle of Southwark


Trivia question for the day.

Q: Name a football team named after a person?

I am sure in years to come we will see Dave Whelan Athletic instead of Wigan judging by the subtle changes he is making in Lancashire, and who would begrudge Roman slipping in an Abramovich into Chelsea as a thank you to the hundreds of millions he has “invested” there.  But I could not think of one team named after a person.

That was until I was researching games for this Saturday.  I have been using the Octopus prediction system for years.  I bought it back from Korea in 2002 and I don’t understand what all the fuss is about.  It’s just one of those paper things you used to make when you was at school but with legs – you remember – pick a number, then a colour and it would always say something like “you smell” or ” you fancy Debbie” even if you actually were Debbie.  The TBIR prediction model helps us chose which games to go to.  Today the criteria was a)within 10 miles (have to be back by 5.30pm), b) somewhere new and c) near a supermarket as I have to get some bits in for tea……And the answer today was ……Fisher FC v Millwall XI. Continue reading

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