Darrellsuper6 – Week 18 Predictions

Week 18 Super 6 Fixtures & Predictions:

League and results to follow

It’s been a while, sorry. Big things going on in FeckTV land. Check out the FeCkUK Page for more info, there.

But it’s back to the weekly Super 6 predictions and in a slightly new format. Simply embed the tweets as they were posted direct from SKY’s site. Dunno why I never thought of it before. Herewith, Week 18 predictions for our lot, then.

How easy was that? Think we’ll stick to the tweet rather than the facebook share, given the predictions’ transposability (is that even a word – the ability to transpose?).

The results themselves and the weekly points tally for everyone in the DarrellSuper6 league will appear as a comment in the box below at about 5pm, today. I’ll update the leagues and managers of the month over Christmas, sometime.

I can tell you now, Ken’s walking the league, this year.


Have your say: Have you had a pop at SKY’s Saturday Super 6?

Tweet them at me – @JasonDFeckTVcom – and I’ll get them added to this post. I’ll also let you know how you would have faired in our league.

SKY copied from us, I’ll have you know.  We’ve been awarding 3 points for a correct score and 1 point for a correct result for two seasons, now. They changed it slightly to 5 & 2 respectively for this year, buggers. Same thing, only different. We also award 1 point for the Golden Goal, which keeps us a little unique.

darrellsuper6 results – week 7

 

A rather belated post this week due to the impending vacation.

The September Manager of the Month went right down to the wire, with Ken finally making it over the line ahead of Jord thanks to his nine-point haul on the day and, more importantly, his Golden Goal counting ahead of results, both having predicted the same amount of correct scores. Jay couldn’t hold onto the lead he had going into the final week and picked up a measly three points to finish a point behind them both on 20 points for the month.

Les finished two points further back on 18, a point ahead of Pat and Micky D, as we alluded to last week, will want to forget September ever happened, picking up only 11 points in total for September.

The league is a different story altogether from last year.  There was nothing in it all season long, but Ken’s consecutive manager of the month awards have had an obvious bearing on the league table proper.  He’s way out in front on 31 points from Pat, Jord and Jay, all tied for joint second on 24 points for the season.  Les is just two points back on 22 and Micky D is in the wooden spoon position, just a further two points adrift on 20.

So, the at-a-glance results for week 7 and the league standings are thus:

DarrellSuper6 Results Week 7

DarrellSuper6 Results & League Positions, Week 7

This week, Round 8, sees a mixture of fixtures from the Premiership and Championship before they close their doors in Round 9 for the Internationals. This week, being the first Saturday in the month, is also Round 2 of the Sweet F.A. Cup qualifying Round Robin. Going head to head this Saturday we have

1. Jase vs Jord,

2. Les vs Ken, and

3. Pat vs Micky D

As we’ll be in mid-air come 5 o’clock Saturday, we won’t know the results until we’ve got our gobs around a couple of cervezas on Lanzarote so we’ll check back with you w/c 22nd October.

This week’s fixtures, Round 8, can be found here: DarrellSuper6 Entry Form

 

darrellsuper6 – results week 6

A very brief round-up this week, as I’ve left it a tad late, even for me.

A much better performance all around, in general – all but two of us getting at least one correct score, as well as a few results the right way.  But the star of this week has to be Pat, who got three scores bang on the money and a further correct result to give her a weekly total of ten points, the best performance of the week, month and season to date.

In fact, if she hadn’t had such a poor start to September, picking up a solitary point in each of the first three weeks, she may well be in contention for the league lead, if not Manager of the Month.  Indeed, both have a completely different look this week, everyone taking advantage of the fact that neither Ken nor Jord managed to pick a correct score out of the hat.

Results Week 6

DarrellSuper6 Results and League Tables, end Week 6 (M-o-t-M Sept Week 4)

The league proper has become incredibly tight at the top.  Ken, who started the month five points clear, is now just a solitary point ahead of Jase (22 & 21 points respectively), the only real difference being the fact that he scooped the golden goal today, changing from his usual ‘sixth’ minute to a timely ninth minute prediction, which came good thanks to Steven Fletcher‘s opener for Sunderland at Upton Park, where the Scottish striker came up against a West Ham team that named Matt Jarvis on the bench, both players preferring transfers to the Premier League where they were last season with Wolves, rather than help the Molineux Men win promotion back from the Championship this season.

Matt Jarvis, cropped from Arsenal vs Wolves

Matt Jarvis, cropped from Arsenal vs Wolves (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pat’s 10-point haul today has seen her shoot up to third, just a point further back from Jase, taking her total for the season to 20 points – amazing that half of that tally has come from today’s predictions alone.  Jord had as disappointing a week as Ken, only picking up two points to see him slip off the pace; he shares joint fifth with Micky D on 19 points, the difference being that D’s technically ahead virtue of the fact he’s predicted one more correct result.  It could have looked a lot worse for Lesley, too, with her joint-bottom partner Pat having shot up the table.  But a correct score and two other correct results see her keep in touch just two points behind Mick and Jord on 17.

The Manager of the Month table has, at last, a look of definition to it, too, going into the final week.  For the last three weeks Jase and Jord have been inseparable, only Jord’s superior correct result keeping him ahead.  But a poor performance by Jord, with Jase correctly guessing that the Albion would sneak past Reading 1-0 as well as predicting two other correct results, sees that advantage disappear and Jase open up a two point gap to lead the September Manager of the Month with 17 points.

A further two points back from Jord come both Les and Pat on 13 each for the month, Pat above Lesley given her correct score tally.  Ken’s a point back on 12 in fifth and Micky D, who picked up his first correct result of September today guessing that the aforementioned West Ham v Sunderland game would end 1-1, brings up the rear on 9.

West Ham United FC's stadium, Upton Park; matc...

Upton Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

But all is not lost, for anyone really, this September.  If anyone other than Jase has a ten-pointer like Pat did today, the favourite for this month’s Manager of the Month going into the final week may yet be denied.  And with neither Villa nor Albion featuring in the fixtures next Saturday – they go head-to-head in the local derby at four o’clock on Sunday – no one’s predictions will be swayed by loyalty.  It could make for an interesting finale.

For next week’s Super 6 fixtures, 29th September, click here.

darrellsuper6 – results week 5

DarrellSuper6 Results, Week 5

Jordan and Jase continue to set the pace in September, both predicting four correct results in a week where not one of us predicted a correct score, although there were some very close misses.  That means the Manager of the Month is pretty much as was last week, with Jordan ahead of Jase only by courtesy of predicting one more correct score, whilst Jase is two ahead on results, giving them equal footing on twelve points each for the month.

Ken is three points adrift, not insurmountable by any means with two Saturdays left in this five-week month and Lesley just a further point behind on eight is not totally out of the running, either.  Pat, for the third consecutive week in September picks up a solitary point whilst Micky D is only one point better off for the month on four.  Both, you would say, would need a miracle to threaten for September’s manager of the month title.

In fact, Micky D must wish September would just blow through as he’s seen his safe second place in the league proper turn abruptly to fourth as Jase, behind him on ‘goal difference’ last week moves three points clear of him and Jordan leapfrogs him into third, registering sixteen and fifteen points respectively.  Micky D’s thirteen points is just enough to keep Lesley at bay in fifth by a point on twelve, although her three points this week has moved her off joint bottom place with Pat, who now holds the wooden spoon spot on ten points.

Ken is still out in front in the league, though, his nineteen points seeing him three points clear of Jase and four of Jord, but that gap, which was five points at one stage, is slowly being eroded by the chasing two, who’ll be keen to resume their battle for Manager of the Month in Round 6 next week.

Saturday Super 6 Fixtures, Round 6, 22nd September

It’s pretty much an all Premier affair, with the exception being Leeds v Forest who make up the sixth fixture from The Championship as there are only five three o’clock kick-offs in the Barclay’s Premier League next Saturday.

Last week I predicted that Man City and Chelsea would find the going tough on their travels and how right that proved as both could only manage draws at Stoke and QPR respectively (I got the Chelsea draw right, but bottled it, predicting Man City would put five past Stoke – whoops!)

English: Russian-Nigerian forward Peter Odemwi...

Benched: Peter Odemwingie (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

But Chelsea have the chance to make amends next week as they’re at home to Stoke.  Southampton will want to put the memory of their 6-1 hammering at The Emirates behind them as they host a Villa side relieved to have picked up three points in a 2-0 win against Swansea today.

The Baggies also came down to earth with a bump at Craven Cottage today and will want to make amends for their 3-0 doing at the hands of Fulham; the task will not be made easier against Reading next week as they’ll be without Peter Odemwingie (pictured), who’ll be serving a 3-match ban for kicking out at Sascha Riether and earning a straight red in today’s defeat.

Fixtures four and five contain three of the teams I fancy could be fighting it out to stay up at the end of the season.  Sunderland have the long journey down the length of the east coast to West Ham and, travelling in the opposite direct, Fulham head up to the north west to face Wigan Athletic who performed such miracles earlier in April to avoid the drop last season.  Fulham have the squad and experience to be threatening for Europe again, for sure; Sunderland, West Ham and Wigan, however, for my money at least, will be scrapping it out between them to stay in the top flight come May next year.

That’s enough waffle from me for another week; herewith, the week’s results and tables, at a glance:-

DarrellSuper6 Results Week 5

DarrellSuper6 Results Week 5 & League and M-o-M Tables

DarrellSuper6 – Results Week 2

Well, next Saturday being the first of September, we’ve already got our first Manager of the Month in the DarrellSuper6 league.  As with last year, Ken gets off to a flyer, helped by correctly predicting that his beloved West Brom would get a point in a 1-1 draw at Spurs.  And, like last season for the first four months, Micky D finished the month runner-up, just a point behind.

Pat got her first prediction of the season correct today, also predicting the Spurs/West Brom draw, putting her in third position in the league after week 2 with 7 points.  Jase and Les are next, level on four points; both are yet to guess a correct score, although they have had two correct results in each of the first two weeks.  Jordan’s got it all to do, lagging behind on three points; if he’d not guessed the golden goal in the first week last, he’d have scored a duck and been even further behind – as it is, he’s just a point of the two above him on three.

DarrellSuper6 Week 2

DarrellSuper6 Week 2

To download as a pdf., the above table is available here: Week 2 results

Next week is the first round of the cup; I’ve not done the fixtures, yet, but they will be exactly the same as they were last year, which you can find on our old site.  Therefore, the first round of the cup will see:

  • Jase play Les, husband and wife, head to head;
  • Jord take on Pat – ooh, the moaning by the eventual loser…, and
  • the battle of the Granddads, Ken vs Mick.
    • I was going to say ‘old bastards’, but changed my mind…

Last season, after the first qualifying round robin, Micky D was unstoppable. It didn’t matter who he’d have faced any week, he seemed to save the best performances of the season for the first week of every month and waltzed to the final, where a point for the Golden Goal eventually saw him edge out Pat 7-6 on the first Saturday in May to take the trophy.  Let’s see what this year’s cup brings.

We’ll finish off by saying congratulations to Ken for guaranteeing himself a medal and a share of the pot next May so soon after this season’s kick off with the first manager of the month award.

For Week 3 fixtures and entry form (registered players only), go to the entry form page.

DarrellSuper6, results week 1

Okay, so Gillette Soccer Saturday is back on our box – Saturdays have just not been the same.  Okay, The Olympics this year kept us ticking over but it’s just not the same, is it?  Jeff and the boys – didn’t take ’em long to get back on form, did it?  Well, if I needed any reminder of what Saturdays during football season were like, Wolves lost again.  Some things never change.

Will we go straight back into the Premier League?  Very much doubt it – after an unconvincing 7-6 victory over Aldershot in the cup on penalties and failing to hit the target at Elland road in the Championship’s opening fixture for the 2012/13 season, it would appear not.  And, to top it off, Michael Kightly scored for Stoke – great move, Moxey! NOT!

DarrellSuper6 - Week 1 results & league

DarrellSuper6 – Week 1 results & league

Anyway, the Premier’s not why we’re here, this is all about the DarrellSuper6 League, which entered its second season today.

We’ve moved from the Google DarrellSuper6 site where we were last season and transmigrated across to WordPress for ease of use, more than anything.  It used to take too long on the Google site, so with a few modifications to the way we’re doing things this season, it should be a lot quicker with the following week’s fixtures being posted as soon as they’re available.

So, to the right, the results & table after Week 1 of the 2012/2013 season; if you just click on the table image it will make it bigger.

The fixtures and entry form for next week’s round, round two funnily enough, can be found, on the DarrellSuper6 entry form.

And whilst we’re on that subject, if there are any non-Saturday rounds, there’s nothing stopping us having a punt on SKY, but those games will not count towards the league.  Although all ‘subs’ will be worked out by the round number as per SKY!

If you’re wondering who’s who, the players can be found, here.

The (Sweet) F.A. Cup and Manager of the Month will run, as it did last year.

Okay – thanks for listening and TTFN,

Thet Watson. xxx