Author Archives: John Lally

Premier League Roundup and Preview: Man United vs Liverpool

When things go badly for Tottenham, they completely implode and the entire club takes an entire step backwards.  When things go badly for Chelsea, they still manage to go well. At least that is how it feels.  Take the 2011/12 … Continue reading

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NFL 2014 Week 15 Picks

The first of the Week 15 games kicks off in just over half an hour, so a quick look at the current playoff chances for each team by conference, before getting to the weekly picks. AFC: Out – Oakland Raiders, … Continue reading

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Premier League Roundup and Weekend Preview

There have been twenty games played in the Premier League over the last week, so here is a rundown of how results have left the table. Title Race Chelsea remain the clear favorites for the title, but their 0-0 draw … Continue reading

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NFL 2014 Week 14 Picks

There is just a quarter of the regular season remaining and so the race for the 2014 NFL playoffs is heating up.  Here are some of the highlights from the Week 13 action: After losing nine consecutive Thanksgiving Day contests, … Continue reading

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Premier League Roundup and Preview – Double Dose of Action This Week

Title Race Last weekend, Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the table to six points as they beat West Brom 2-0 at Stamford Bridge, while their closest rivals, Southampton, were held to a draw on Monday night away … Continue reading

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NFL 2014 Week 13 Picks

It’s Thanksgiving tomorrow, so let’s not mess around here! A couple of quick points about last week’s games before I make my picks for the weekend, then go and brine the turkey. Oakland won a game. Against the Chiefs who … Continue reading

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Premier League Returns with Arsenal vs Manchester United

Something happens during the two weeks of an international break.  It is almost like a cleanse for me, as I rarely even follow what is going on with the European Championship qualifiers and never considering watching any of the matches. … Continue reading

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NFL 2014 Week 12 Picks

With just six weeks of the regular season to go, the final two teams (Pittsburgh and Carolina) have their byes this week, before the race for the playoffs heats up from Thanksgiving to the New Year.  A few notes on … Continue reading

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NFL 2014 Week 11 Picks

Some quick notes on last week’s action before my picks for this weekend’s NFL games: Aaron Rodgers tied the record for touchdown passes in a half as he threw six in the first thirty minutes of the Packers’ thrashing of … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Tottenham’s Incompetence

This season has ranked as one of the worst in recent memory for Tottenham, with almost no performances of note and some lucky results keeping them from being outside the bottom three through eleven games. To figure out why we … Continue reading

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