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Monday, 4 September 2017
In Week Five of the competition we have had hardly any of our teams in
action and this is all down to the World Cup Qualifying Group Rounds. We did
have the English Leagues One and Two in action and the results are as below.
Next weekend we will have our first Rollover of the season and a Cash Jackpot
MIDWEEK GOALS JACKPOT
As there were no games
in midweek due to the World Cup Qualifying Group Rounds the race for the cash has remained as with last
Leading the pack we have JULIE
SOMERVILLE who has Aston Villa, Celtic and Reading with a total of 21
goals. In Second place we have LUCIFER on 20 goals. In joint third
place both on 19 goals wehave TONY GUY (2) and DAVE WOOD. In fourth place all on 18 goals we have SIMON DICKINSON, MATT DORAN, TONY KING, AMANDA MORRISON, GRAHAM PHILLIPS and JAMES PLATT.
We had seventeen of our
teams in action over the weekend and they were from the English Leagues One and
Two. Out of them nine failed to score any goals. The Highest score over the
weekend was four goals and they came from CHARLTONin League
CHARLTON started with Golden
Goals in our second season of 1984/85 where they were our 38th
English team to enter the competition and they finished on a score of 49 goals.
This is their twenty-eighth Season with us and this is their eleventh
consecutive season. Last season they finished on a total of 64 goals. Their
highest score came in the 1997/98 Season with 91 goals. This season they have
just two votes and a total of 14 goals. Over the seasons they have netted a
total of 1695 which gives them an
average score of 60 goals per season to date.
PETERBOROUGH are still top here after they drew
0-0 away to DONCASTER. As Borough pick up their first blank of the
season, Doncaster picked up their third and now two in a row. Charlton moved
in to third place after their win, SCUNTHORPE are in third place as they
win 1-0 away to Bury. Scunthorpe are now on 11 goals. Wigan have moved
down to fifth place as they had no game with BRADFORD in sixth as they
win 3-1 at home to Bristol Rovers. Bradford take their goals tally to 11 goals.
MK DONS have picked up another goal to give them a total of 5 goals as
they drew 1-1 at home to Oxford. SOUTHEND picked up their third blank of
the season as they drew 0-0 at home to Rochdale. PLYMOUTH are on a total
of 5 goals as they lost 2-1 away to Walsall. PORTSMOUTH lost 1-0 away to
Rotherham and that was their second blank of the season.
EXETER have remained in top place here as they won 1-0 at home to Newport.
Exeter picked up goal number nine. LUTON are our next team in sixth place as
they drew 0-0 away to LINCOLN CITY. Luton have now had three blank score
sheets to Lincoln’s two. COLCHESTER
picked up their second blank of the season as they lost 1-0 away to Cambridge
Utd. MANSFIELD are now on 8 goals
as drew 1-1 away to Carlisle while COVENTRY picked up their third blank
and now three in a row as they drew 0-0 away to Chesterfield. FOREST GREEN
lost 3-1 away to Wycombe and they are now on 8 goals. PORT VALE lost 1-0
at home to Notts County and that was their third blank and they have now failed
to score in their last three games.
OURBESTTHREE TEAMS this week with Golden Goals are
ROVERS (21) FALKIRK (18) LEEDS UTD (16) Total of 55 goals
OUR WORST THREE TEAMS ARE
PALACE (2) EVERTON (2) BOURNEMOUTH (3) Total of 7 goals
team is still FALKIRKafterthey havescored in
all of their nine League and Cup games with 18 goals.
ELGIN CITY have
picked up the most number of blank score sheets with four in eight games played
goal scoring team in our 35th Season is LUTON from League Two. Theypicked up our highest score in week one
as they win 8-2 at home to Yeovil in their first league game of the season.
GARY BOLBERY is now celebrating his fourth consecutive weekend at the top but
his combination of Celtic, Chelsea and Raith Rovers had no games all week. With
still just a goal in front again this week from Guy Dowsett (2) who has Celtic, Leeds Utd and Manchester United,
will we have a new leader next week?
At the other end at 149 we have KAREN SMITH again this weekend and it’s
her second weekend and now three for the season. Again Karen had none of her
teams in action this week and they are Arsenal,
Manchester City and Tottenham.