Thursday, 5 January 2017

Expect More Whinging

As all the managers go up in arms at the Christmas fixture list at the end of this year.  Do they get bonuses paid to moan and not see incidents on the pitch?

Due to a shortened season next year to help England prepare for the 2018 World Cup (I suspect they will need a bit more than that...), fixture congestion over the festive period is likely to be even worse than before, as some clubs may end up playing six games in 17 days from 16th December 2017 to 1st January 2018 inclusive.

Draft schedule 2017-18
Saturday 16 December 2017Wednesday 20 December 2017
Saturday 23 December 2017Tuesday 26 December 2017
Saturday 30 December 2017Monday 1 January 2018

I'll bet any money you like, Spurs will still end up playing after everyone else.  Mind you, my banging on aside, it certainly didn't get reflected in our results- maybe we play better when we have to catch up?

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