I did get an even better laugh after reading some of the ridiculous impositions he had insisted on within the club, such as banning ketchup and mayonnaise amongst other weird and wonderful quirks, I mean what’s a half time sarnie without a blob of sauce? tsk…
Anyway, we failed miserably in both betting and playing on our hallowed turf, the less said about either the better.
The pot is now at just over 45 quid, so hopefully we can add to that this weekend.
Thankfully the image of Robin Williams prancing about the side-lines has all but dissipated from my mind and has been sent to the darkness of bad memories and things to forget in my hard drive, although Mrs Badger gave me a much needed laugh when watching MOTD, she asked me in all seriousness, ‘what happened to that man’s nose?’
Anyway…this week Spurs and Chelsea kick off the premiership programme and on paper it looks like it should a belter.
Both teams to score is 5/6 with bet365 and I think that looks a safer punt on trying to pick an outright result, but I will leave it alone as it is too unpredictable, and instead look elsewhere for some value.
Burnley are playing well in the Championship, as are QPR, but I will take Leicester to beat Barnsley who conceded 5 last week against Watford at 8-15.
Wolves play an out of sorts Sheff Utd at home and are 4-5, and they will be my second choice.
My final pick is Oxford Utd away to Jeff Stelling’s beloved Hartlepool, whose only win this year came against Accrington who are rooted firmly at the bottom of the league and at 29-20 on the face of it looks like good value to bring up the Trixie. (returns 35.38.)
So, Leicester, Wolves and Oxford Utd are my three selections, fingers crossed and usual 2 quid Trixie, (treble and three doubles, total stake 8), and with the remaining two quid, I’ll take Suarez to score two or more goals against the mackems at 13-2 on Sunday.
Total stake a tenner, good luck to all having a bet.
I’m off to play with the traffic.