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Vital Burnley Launch World Cup Prediction League

Comments received from those who participated in the 2009/10 Premier League prediction league were generally quite positive and for this reason, we have decided to run a World Cup Prediction League.

Due to the quantity of games in such a short period (64 games in little over 4 weeks) it is not really feasible to predict all the games. I am sure many of us would get bored doing this and keeping track of the scores would be an absolute nightmare!

I have therefore decided to run the predictions as follows:

All Group C Games - This is England`s group.

All Knockout games which could include a team that has progressed from Group C. (For example if USA & England progress from Group C to play Germany & Australia - we will predict these results. We will then predict the Quarter Final game which includes the winners of these games. And so on.)

This will provide a total of either 13 or 14 games to predict, depending on how teams progress.

Scoring will be as per last season`s Premier League Prediction League and scores after 90 mins would be the result taken.

For those unfamiliar with the scoring system, this is as follows:

Correct Scoreline - 3 points
Correct Result + GD - 2 points
Correct Result - 1 point
Incorrect - 0 points

Their will once again be a prize for the winner(s) with details of this to be confirmed nearer to the start of the tournament.

Can we defeat current Prediction League champion Bigclaret or will he again be the man to beat?

Please could anyone interested add their name to the bottom of this article so that we can assess how many participants we are likely to have.You can also register in our special World Cup forum if you so wish by going to this thread:

World Cup Prediction League Competition



Dale

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We would also like to remind you that we are also running a World Cup Sweepstake.

8Clarets8 is organising the competition and will be keeping us all abreast of progress as the World Cup 2010 in South Africa gets underway. The draw has now be made and we remind our players of the teams you will be hoping to win and the prizes you might get if they do:

Palsdad: Mexico, Brazil

8clarets8: Germany, Cameroon

VinRogue: North Korea, Netherlands

Bernie Lee: Honduras, Slovenia

Totally_Claret: Australia, Italy

RickersTwickers: Chile, France

Turfmanphil: Switzerland, Paraguay

Couch Potato: South Korea, Uruguay

Skutter169: Portugal, Ivory Coast

Sheclaret: Algeria, Denmark

Minivr: Nigeria, Argentina

Fedupclaret: Slovakia, Japan

Richcshaw: England, Spain

Claretdale: South Africa, New Zealand

Whentheballmoves: Serbia, U.S.A

WelshClaret: Ghana, Greece


1st Prize will be a Wiseman book and a Vital Burnley mug

2nd Prize will be a copy of 'Burnley the greatest team of all' and a Vital Burnley mug

3rd prize will be a Vital Burnley mug



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Saturday May 15 2010
Time: 12:40PM

Comments

0
Roll up,roll up! Will announce the prizes later for the WC Prediction League, you might be pleasantly surprised! :-)
turfmanphil
15/05/2010 12:48:00
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I hope my explanation of which games I intend for us to predict is clear - If not, let me know and I will have another go :-)
Claretdale
15/05/2010 13:51:00
0
So when do we start.
Fedupclaret
15/05/2010 15:56:00
0
Just seen my teams don't think I'll be winning the Vital Cup.
Fedupclaret
15/05/2010 16:00:00
0
I'm in. How do you say 'Come on South Korea!' in Korean?
Couch Potato
15/05/2010 16:58:00
0
I'm in too. Hopefully my complete lack of interest in international football - unless Holland are playing - will stand me in good stead.
RickersTwickers
15/05/2010 17:19:00
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Por favor I am in and may be a dark horse...lol Obrigado Dale. My Portuguese is getting better and after this weeks lesson I can now buy black shoes in my size! Tchau
VinRogue
15/05/2010 18:36:00
0
Algeria and Denmark!!! blinking heck i think I may have fallen at the first hurdle lol
sheclaret
15/05/2010 18:41:00
0
richcshaw must be pleased with his sweepstake results :-)
Claretdale
15/05/2010 19:06:00
0
Be wary of the orange people thats all I will say!
VinRogue
15/05/2010 22:31:00
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