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Follow the Ball – Game 6: MK Dons v Chelsea

The final day of January brings with it the sixth match of the year for the Follow the Ball series; and in it we will see the first “defence” for the new winners, Chelsea.

Throughout 2016 I have decided that I will enjoy an unbeaten year of football by watching a run of football matches in a winner stays on style. The year started with Arsenal by way of a Twitter poll although that run ended last weekend when Chelsea rocked up to the Emirates Stadium and won 1-0.

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Follow the Ball – Game 2: Arsenal vs Sunderland

I am not a very exciting football watcher. Outside of doing research for the #IBWM100 and the players that we chart over 12 months, I tend to stick to what I know. In 2016, my aim is to change that by following a winning team over the course of the next 12 months and seeing where I end up.

It started last week with the Premier League and if things go as I hope, I should be in for a European tour over the next 12 months (and perhaps even further afield if the action can find its way to the FIFA Club World Cup). For now, back to North London…

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