The Comeback

The Comeback

  Everyone’s got a plan until you’re punched in the mouth.1   That could not ring truer for Liverpool in the 2005 UEFA Champions League (UCL) Finals in Istanbul, where lore has it, Rafa Benitez’s side was trailing AC Milan, 3-0 at halftime. In the 2015 Rugby...
Betting and the club you support

Betting and the club you support

In a recent TDO group chat, one of our members strongly declared that he’d never bet on the team he supports, ever. The said club is in the English top flight, doing rather well, with several decent wins-most of them emphatic, on the back of good performances, with a...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW21

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW21

Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion Last Five Meetings: W1 D3 L1 Fabian Says: Spurs come into this contest as the very firm favourites having won each of their last 6 games in all competitions including ending Chelsea’s 13-match winning run. West Brom seemed to...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW17

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW17

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Last Five Meetings: W2 D0 L3 Fabian Says: At this point I’m really just pinning for a Chelsea loss, to be honest. There’s the small matter of Palace not really fancying these London derbies, but come on, Chelsea have just hit the perfect 10...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW16

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW16

Bournemouth v Leicester City Last Five Meetings: W0 D3 L2 Fabian Says: Maybe I prematurely called Leicester’s banterous season meltdown. They responded by that fearless demolition of Man City over the weekend if just to serve a timely reminder that they still are the...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW15

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW15

Watford v Everton Last Five Meetings: W0 D2 L3 Fabian Says: Watford’s indifferent season form shows no sign of abating, having won twice out of the last five, alternating between wins and losses, though last weekend they ignored the script and lost for the second time...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW13

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW13

Burnley v Manchester City Last Five Meetings: W1 D2 L2 Fabian Says: Normally I’d preach caution about a team coming off a midweek Champions League away trip, but after the pasting Burnley got at the Hawthorns on Monday night, maybe it won’t be so hard for City. With...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW11

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW11

Bournemouth v Sunderland Last Two Meetings: W1 D1 Fabian Says: It just gets worse for Sunderland, doesn’t it? It’s November and they’re still without a win in the league. Bournemouth suffered a 2-0 loss last weekend, but that was on their travels. At home they are...
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW10

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW10

Sunderland v Arsenal Last Five Meetings: W0 D2 L3 Fabian Says: Arsenal fired blanks at home to Middlesbrough last weekend but were back to winning ways in the EFL Cup three days later. So maybe the weekend result was just an inevitable bad day in the office....
Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW9

Fab and Fridah’s Picks – MW9

Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur Last Three Meetings: W0 D0 L3 Fabian Says: Bounemouth are unbeaten in 3 matches and come into this clash on the back of a rampant 6-1 win over Hull City. Spurs are still unbeaten in the league and were lucky to snatch a point at the...