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    Steve Sands

    FA Cup Quarter-final predictions

    Please note that I have made my judgements before the midweek fixtures, so it will be important to check out the results to see if there are any pointers to a team’s change in form, key injuries,...

    Steve Sands 4th March 2015 10:54 PM
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    The FA Cup quarter-final – another West Midlands affair

    My team to follow in the last round of the FA Cup was West Bromwich Albion and, after they saw off West Ham United in a convincing 4-0 victory in the 5th round, the honour remains with the Baggies as...

    Steve Sands 1st March 2015 01:31 PM
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    3pm on Saturday in the Premier League – winners and losers

    By Steve Sands (AFS contributor)

    Five Premier League games kick-off this week at the traditional 3.00 pm (GMT) Saturday time slot. Below are my predictions. They are very ambitious after...

    11v11 26th February 2015 03:54 PM
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    Could the Premier League relegation battle be closer than ever?

    By Matt Harris

    Realistically, every club in the bottom eight of the Premier League table is presently facing a relegation battle.
    That’s 12th place Everton down to the bottom three of...

    11v11 20th February 2015 07:36 AM
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    Away the lads – Four possible away wins to consider

    By Steve Sands (AFS contributor)

    I was reading about an electrician in his 30s who won £74,844 last Saturday which has inspired me to pick four matches for this weekend in which an away win...

    11v11 19th February 2015 03:29 PM
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    FA Cup Saturday fourfold

    With many of the favored teams already knocked out of the world's greatest cup competition, half of the weekend's FA Cup 5th round ties being spread across Saturday afternoon presents an intriguing...

    11v11 12th February 2015 04:07 PM