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Can We Make It Five on the Bounce?

Starting the season on a Monday night has its advantages!

There were gasps of disappointment when those who select the fixtures for live television coverage decided our first Premier League game of the new season, Burnley (a), would now be played out on a Monday evening.

The fact that the new date and time for the fixture meant using public transport, to get home, would be a no-no, saw many supporters register their anger.

However, it appears that there is a bonus side with regards to kicking our season off, after everybody else and on a Monday evening.

You see it turns out that the last four Premier League winners did just such a thing!

Back in 2010-2011-Manchester United took on Newcastle United on the Monday evening and won the title.

Back in 2011-2012 - Manchester City started their season with a Monday night fixture against Swansea City and went on to win the title.

Back in 2012-2013 - Manchester United kicked off their campaign with a Monday night fixture against Everton and went on to win the Premier League.

Back in 2013-2014 - Manchester City kicked off their season with a Monday night fixture against Newcastle and went on to win the Premier league.

So is starting our season on a Monday evening such a bad thing?




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The Journalist

Writer: Merlin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 20 2014

Time: 11:08AM

Your Comments

@Merlin, it's because they had better squads than other. There's nothing special about starting your season with a monday fixture. A simple coincidence.
BOTUM
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BOTUM
Man...if it works out like that again, who am I to knock it...haha!
Pistolfish
Great stat Merlin, where on earth did you dig that up from? And by the way 5 is my lucky number as I. was born on 15/05/55 at number 15.Mind you I've not won big on the lottery using it
analooish
I hope the jinx will be sustained! Plus @botum, that manU squad wasn't the best bro. All down to fergie's brilliance.
kolagold25
Plus whats with the boobs on kim and the others lady that keeps flashing in my face on this page hun. Its disturbing i must say.
kolagold25
Lol@kolagold..... Av got a funny friend also named kola
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