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Follow the Ball – Game 7: Watford vs Chelsea

 
February is the shortest month of the year and yet I could end up watching Chelsea six times in the next 29 days if they are able to hold on to their crown as Follow the Ball champions for the next four weeks and one day. That’s as many games as I watched during the 31 day long January. I’ve picked the wrong time of the year to start this.

MK Dons put up as much resistance as I expected them to do and Chelsea were able to sweep them aside with minimal fuss. As such, they retained their title as the Champions of my unbeaten year of football. Throughout 2016 I have resolved to enjoy an unbeaten year of football, and will spend my time watching football in a winner stays on style. Things kicked off with Arsenal and after they were beaten 0-1 at home by Diego Costa, I’ve hitched myself to the Chelsea wagon.

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How many England caps and goals will Harry Kane end up with?

Harry Kane is currently the joint top scorer in the Premier League. He is having a really good season, has earned himself a call-up to the senior England and with injury ruling Daniel Sturridge out of the squad, it’s pretty likely he will be given the nod to start against Lithuania on Friday night.

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Sometimes a change needs to be made

I have a pretty unique job out in the real world. On Saturday afternoons I spend my time monitoring the goings on across the top four divisions in English and Scottish football. Everything from notable goals, dubious efforts, rash red cards and bizarre circumstance usually spark my interest in amongst a sea of television streams.

Usually I can pick and choose between 10-12 matches in the English Championship to watch live. I stroll along three banks of desks as the analysts are busy at work and can linger to take in a promising situation. It’s pretty cool all told.

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Let’s stop comparing transfer fees

In little over two months, the 2014 summer transfer window will “slam shut” across Europe. A few associations close their windows earlier in the day and a couple try to hang on for an extra hour or two; but on September 1st 2014 there will be a huge sigh of relief that the whole thing is over.

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