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31 - 12 - 2018

WinnersIt was another tough round of action to call this weekend, with no player correctly predicting all seven results. Tom Bartlett was the best player in the country with 23 points and a superior goal difference to Trustjames, who also scored 23.

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24 - 12 - 2018

WinnersNobody could find a full house this weekend so there won't be a 7OTB millionaire this Christmas. It was a tough week with Man City and Chelsea both falling short, leaving three players with 0 points and one player on -1, which is a feat in itself!Kezp was the best...

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17 - 12 - 2018

WinnersIt was another lively week at 7OTB with 102 players correctly predicting all 7 results. With three players tied at the top on goal difference, it went down to goals scored to separate our winners. Gumbo just edged out Gavinksmith with 15 goals scored to 14, with Jhaisley in 3rd...

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10 - 12 - 2018

WinnersIt was a lively week at 7OTB with 47 players correctly predicting their seven selections. Two players picked up bonus points to break out from the leading pack, with Salad Dodger beating Andy120 to the top prize with a superior goal difference of +12.

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03 - 12 - 2018

Winners65 players correctly predicted all seven selections this time out, with all 65 level on 27 points in the weekly players league. It went down to goal difference, and Marcspurs prevailed to take top spot with a GD of +15.

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26 - 11 - 2018

WinnersSix players correctly predicted all seven results this weekend to take a joint lead in the race for the £1million jackpot, as well as the battle for the £1,000 end of season prize for most full-houses.

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19 - 11 - 2018

WinnersNo player could correctly predict all seven selections this week in a tough round of lower-league action. That means last week's prize winner, and the only player to get all 7 correct over the past two matchweeks, is out on his own in the race for the £1,000 end of...

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12 - 11 - 2018

WinnersIn a weekend that saw Arsenal and Chelsea pick up just a point apiece, only one player got all 7 selections correct. That means Kentstripe is out on his own at the top of the table with 27 points, and out in the lead in the race for the new...

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05 - 11 - 2018

Winners154 players got all seven predictions correct this week in a high scoring round! There was plenty of drama across the top leagues in the country, and plenty in the weekly 7OTB table as seven players finished the weekend with 29 points.

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29 - 10 - 2018

WinnersThis week 21 of you got all seven of your selections correct to move a step closer to millionaire status. It was tight at the top but C_rayment grabbed top spot with 30 points in the weekly individual table.

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22 - 10 - 2018

WinnersFour players found a full-house this week, as Rob S topped the weekly table with a superior goal difference to Zeereading37, with both players earning 29 points. In the team league, Desperados swept to victory with 101 points.Our Wildcard winners this week are The Tarantino 7 and The Greatest Generals,...

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15 - 10 - 2018

WinnersIt was a tough round of lower-league action for many this week, with 10 players finding seven correct selections. Our player who had achieved two full-houses in a row fell at the third hurdle this weekend, with six correct predictions and just his draw letting him down.

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08 - 10 - 2018

Winners38 players predicted all 7 of their selections correct in another high-scoring week, with one player doing so for the second time in a row to move within two steps of the £1,000,000 jackpot! Five players earned 30 points to go level at the top of the table, but our...

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01 - 10 - 2018

Winners59 people found 7 correct results this weekend with P-O-T-R topping the weekly table to take the top prize. OwlsOnline A came out on top in the weekly team table with 116 points.Ledley earned a solid 18 points, and our two wild card winners this week, winning a £10 free...

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24 - 09 - 2018

Just four players found a full-house this week as Chelsea, the most popular banker selection of the weekend, failed to beat West Ham. Francophile was the best player in the country, earning 29 points, while Kill Complexity topped the team table with 104 points.

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17 - 09 - 2018

Winners21 players found a full house this week, but it was Owls1867 who took the top prize in the weekly league table with the best goal difference of +17. The Pars Club are our team winners this week with 29 correct predictions and 109 points.Our Wildcard winners this week are...

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11 - 09 - 2018

WinnersIn a tough week of surprise results in the lower leagues, none of you managed to score maximum points with seven correct selections. Nickramage was the top player in the country with 23 points, while Game of Throw-Ins took the top prize in the team competition with 81 points.

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03 - 09 - 2018

WinnersFive players found all six wins and a draw prediction at the weekend, earning 27 points apiece and moving on to step two of the journey to £1,000,000. It was Jonathan Cuffe who took the top prize on goal difference, while Swanselona won the weekly team competition with 95 points.

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28 - 08 - 2018

WinnersIt was a tough round this weekend and just six players predicted all seven of their selections correctly, moving on to leg two on the road to £1,000,000. Johnnyboy fell at the third hurdle after getting his selections correct two weeks in a row, and starts over in Matchweek 5.Topping...

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20 - 08 - 2018

Winners20 of you got all seven selections correct this week, including Johnnyboy who has achieved the feat for the second week in a row and is now just two steps away from £1,000,000. The other 19 players move onto the second leg and are three steps away from the big...

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13 - 08 - 2018

84 players got all 7 selections correct this weekend and move onto the second leg on the road to £1,000,000. The top player in the country was Ashsarbutt, who only joined on Saturday but earned a better goal difference than the other 67 players who got 28 points.

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06 - 08 - 2018

WinnersCongratulations to Chevron who took the top prize in the opening weekend of the season with 30 points. Just three players could find seven correct selections, with Mab taking second place on goal difference. Well done to the other 28 players who finished in the top 3, you all get...

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08 - 05 - 2018

After the final matchweek of the season, The Croydon Renegades are our team Champions with 3327 points. Meanwhile, Steveh is the Individual League Winner with 703 points, a full 108 more than the best performing Legend captain Ledley managed this season! 7 Talking PointsStoke City are relegated after their 2-1...

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30 - 04 - 2018

In a low scoring week, only two players got seven predictions correct and just 34 more managed to get 6. It's the final week of the 7OTB season next week, with the Croydon Renegades leading the season team table with 3274 points.

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26 - 04 - 2018

Here we go. At Number 7: Mark BrightA Crystal Palace legend and part of the Wright-Bright partnership that many consider being the clubs' best frontline ever, Mark Bright scored over 100 goals in his six seasons at the club between 1986 and 1992.Signed by Steve Coppell for what would now...

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23 - 04 - 2018

It was a high scoring week at 7OTB with 55 players netting a full-house with all seven selections correct, while 335 players hit the bar and got six.7 Talking PointsPochettino has made wonderful progress over the last four years at Spurs despite it being more competitive than ever domestically, with...

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16 - 04 - 2018

After the high-scoring rounds of the past two weeks, football does what it always does and goes back to being unpredictable. Only one person got seven correct this week, while just 15 got six.7 Talking PointsManchester City have wrapped the Premier League up with five games to spare after United’s...

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12 - 04 - 2018

7. Luther BlissettThe Hornets' all-time record appearance maker and goal scorer, the stats don’t lie when it comes to Luther Blissett’s Watford playing days.After progressing through the club’s youth ranks, the prolific centre-forward went on to score 186 times in 503 outings during three separate spells at Vicarage Road after...

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09 - 04 - 2018

No player could make it to stage three on the road to the £1,000,000 jackpot this weekend, but there are now nine players on step two. 57 players got all 7 correct, while a further 304 just missed out with six.Ledley King's Talking PointsManchester City didn’t realise their dream of...

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03 - 04 - 2018

7 Talking PointsSpurs won at Stamford Bridge for the first time since 1990 to move eight points clear of Chelsea in the Premier League. Champions League football is vital for the return to the redeveloped White Hart Lane next season, and it looks like Chelsea will become the fourth team...

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29 - 03 - 2018

7: Bob CromptonBob Crompton is perhaps the greatest figure in 134 years of Blackburn Rovers history. Such is his legend that even 68 years after his death, Crompton is still considered one of the greatest players, managers and clubman of all time.Why? Because he did it not for money or...

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26 - 03 - 2018

7 Talking PointsEngland were dominant against Holland in a 1-0 win in Amsterdam on Friday, the Three Lions’ first win against Holland since Euro 1996. Jesse Lingard scored his first international goal as Gareth Southgate fielded an experimental side.

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22 - 03 - 2018

7: Peter Shilton“What can you say about Peter Shilton? Peter Shilton is Peter Shilton, and he has been Peter Shilton since the year dot.”Former England manager Bobby Robson’s quote is both comically nonsensical and yet also sums up perfectly a player whose record-breaking achievements meant he needed no introduction.One of...

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19 - 03 - 2018

7 Talking PointsMo Salah hit four goals to help Liverpool breeze past Watford, and we’re running out of superlatives to describe the Egyptian’s season. “I don’t think Mo or anybody else wants to be compared with Lionel Messi,” said Jurgen Klopp after the 5-0 win, “but I think Mo is...

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15 - 03 - 2018

7: Gordon BanksSigned from Chesterfield for £7,000 in July 1959, Banks was part of the side that reached the 1961 and 1963 FA Cup finals before going on to lose to Tottenham and Manchester United respectively.

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12 - 03 - 2018

7 Talking PointsHarry Kane left Wembley on crutches after hobbling off the field in the 34th minute of Spurs’ 4-1 win over Bournemouth on Sunday. Pochettino confirmed the injury was "in his right ankle, possibly ligaments, similar to the injury sustained against Sunderland early last season.” That injury saw Kane...

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08 - 03 - 2018

Welcome to the countdown of the seven best players to play for the Sky Blues. In recent history, Cov has had some serious problems on and off the field, but its time to look back at there greatest ever players to bring some cheer and a ray of light to...

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05 - 03 - 2018

7 Talking pointsChelsea are the defending Premier League champions, but they did not resemble that one bit when they faced the soon-to-be-crowned Premier League champions Man City. There was no ambition from the Blues, who played more like a team fighting the drop.

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01 - 03 - 2018

7: Jimmy GlazzardOne of the greats of the 1940s and 50s, Glazzard played 299 times for Town between 1946 and 1956, scoring 142 goals. He had a prolific partnership with winger Vic Metcalfe, who supplied many of the crosses, which Glazzard would head.His first game after the resumption of the...

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26 - 02 - 2018

7 Talking PointsArsenal were swatted aside by Man City as Pep Guardiola got his hands on his first piece of silverware at the club. City were good, but they certainly weren’t at their spectacular best. By the full-time whistle, Claudio Bravo had created as many chances as every single Arsenal...

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22 - 02 - 2018

7: Harry Potts Harry Potts never enjoyed the fame of Busby, Shankly or a dozen other football managers of his era; nor did he court Clough-like controversy or attract headlines for matters unrelated to the game.

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19 - 02 - 2018

7 Talking PointsSpurs were held to a 2-2 draw in the FA Cup after some late drama at Spotland Stadium on Sunday. The same result the boys had earned against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium earlier in the week, but this time against League One’s bottom side Rochdale.

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15 - 02 - 2018

7: Russell AndersonHe grew up in the Mannofield area of Aberdeen and attended Aberdeen Grammar School. He began his career with local club Aberdeen. Anderson progressed through the ranks to make his first-team debut in 1997; scoring his first goal for the club in a 4–0 win against Hibernian...

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12 - 02 - 2018

7 Talking PointsSpurs were the winners in this weekend’s North London derby thanks to Harry Kane’s header four minutes after the break. It should have been a more resounding scoreline though, with Petr Cech keeping the Gunners in it with a defiant performance.

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08 - 02 - 2018

7: Len Phillips1947-56, 261 appearances, 62 goalsRated as one of the most skilful players to grace the club, Phillips was the inside left during the championship seasons. He was Pompey’s engine room with an exceptional work rate allied to clinical tackling, incisive passing and a rocket of a shot.

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05 - 02 - 2018

7 Talking PointsHarry Kane netted his 100th Premier League goal in a thrilling game at Anfield that ended with a hurricane of drama involving the main man himself. He missed his first penalty and the opportunity to take the lead in the 87th-minute before Mo Salah gave Liverpool the lead...

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01 - 02 - 2018

7: Peter BroadbentThe inside forward scored 145 goals in 497 appearances for the Molineux side after joining from Brentford for a then club-record fee of £10,000 in 1951.Sir Alex Ferguson said that, when he was growing up, Peter Broadbent was his favourite player.

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29 - 01 - 2018

7 Talking PointsLiverpool seem to have formed the unhealthy habit of selling their best players when they are playing at their best, and after putting an end to a previously unstoppable looking Man City’s unbeaten run just two weeks ago, they now find themselves in a different situation after back...

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25 - 01 - 2018

7: Alan Shearer1988-92, 158 apps, 43 goalsSilly bugger, if only he had stayed with Saints, who knows what he might have achieved in his career? But anybody who marks their professional debut with a hat-trick, as Shearer did against Arsenal in 1988, is likely to prove something special, and so...

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22 - 01 - 2018

7 Talking PointsAguero’s hat-trick against Newcastle on Saturday took his tally to 20 goals for a fifth successive campaign despite missing five games through injury. His season has been something of a mixed bag so far, but he’s now just nine goals away from becoming the first City player to...

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18 - 01 - 2018

This podcast will certainly not be mentioning the likes of Paulinho, Alan Hutton or Mo Sissoko. What we will be doing is focusing on the cream of the white hart lane crop, so we will start from 7 and work our way to the best player to ever play...

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15 - 01 - 2018

7 Talking PointsLiverpool ended Man City’s unbeaten start in sensational style with what could be the game of the season. There was energy, great finishing and most importantly, belief from the Reds. It was a thrilling game that saw Klopp’s side go 4-1 up, with a flurry of Man City...

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11 - 01 - 2018

7: Andy GoramGoram had spells with several sides, but he is best remembered for his time spent at Rangers in the '90s.The Scotland international earned the moniker "The Goalie" and was recently voted as the team's greatest ever goalkeeper, despite stiff competition from his successor Stefan Klos.The Bury-born shot-stopper...

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08 - 01 - 2018

7 Talking PointsNottingham Forest gave Arsene Wenger his first FA Cup first round defeat since taking over Arsenal in 1996. Forest sealed the win with a late penalty, in which Arsenal players were convinced that Kieran Dowell had accidentally struck the ball twice.

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02 - 01 - 2018

7 Talking PointsCrystal Palace are the unlikely lads to put an end to Manchester City’s winning streak as they held on for a 0-0 draw on new years eve. The Eagles have had a change in fortune since Roy Hodgson took over, and have now lost just one of their...