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The Football Jackpot: Venables’ Verdict

| 31.08.2013
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Last week, one person was just one result away from the £1million prize in Coral’s Football Jackpot after correctly predicting 14 of the 15 fi xtures. Have a go this week and maybe you could go all the way. Here are Terry’s picks for the 15 fixtures this weekend

CARDIFF V EVERTON
The Welsh side will be buoyed by a fantastic victory over title-chasing Man City and the Toffees are yet to start fully firing under Roberto Martinez. HOME WIN

NEWCASTLE V FULHAM
Alan Pardew will see this as a big opportunity for a first three points but they have yet to fi nd the net in the league and I can see Fulham holding out. DRAW

NORWICH V SOUTHAMPTON
Saints are currently top six, they’d be chuffed with that come May and I think Mauricio Pochettino’s side can keep the unbeaten run going here. DRAW

WEST BROM V SWANSEA
Rock-bottom Swans are too good to prop the rest up for long. After a tough start against Man Utd and Spurs, I expect them to finally get their season under way. AWAY WIN

WEST HAM V STOKE
One of only three sides yet to concede a Premier League goal, Hammers can keep their impressive start going and start to turn Upton Park into a fortress. HOME WIN

BIRMINGHAM V IPSWICH
Almost identical stats see both sides having won one and lost three in the league but home advantage can sway this for the Brummies. HOME WIN

BLACKBURN V BOLTON
It had been a miserable start for both Lancashire sides, but Rovers finally kicked their season into life by bashing five past Barnsley last weekend. HOME WIN

WIGAN V NOTTINGHAM FOREST
Forest have Blackpool, Leicester and QPR for company at the top of the Championship and can pile on more pressure as Wigan continue to adjust to life without Roberto Martinez. AWAY WIN

YEOVIL V READING
After winning the opener, Gary Johnson’s promoted Glovers have been struck with the harsh realities of this division and suffered three defeats on the bounce without scoring. AWAY WIN

ABERDEEN V ST JOHNSTONE
Not a lot to choose between the current third and fourth-placed Premiership sides, but playing at Pittodrie can just give Derek McInnes’s Dons an edge. HOME WIN

INVERNESS CT V HEARTS
A massive 18 points already separate these two after the Jam Tarts started on minus 15 after being placed into administration. It’s a long trip north and I can’t see any inroads into the deficit here. HOME WIN

CRYSTAL PALACE V SUNDERLAND
My old London side are yet to pick up a point and being dumped out of the Capital One Cup won’t have lifted the spirits. But Sunderland have yet to win a league game too, so I can see honours even. DRAW

MOTHERWELL V KILMARNOCK
After three defeats, Stuart McCall got well back on track against Partick. But while Kilmarnock have yet to win, there’s not been more than a goal difference in all their clashes and I’ll take them for a point. DRAW

LIVERPOOL V MAN UTD
The early kick-off tomorrow is one of the biggest fixtures in English football and similar to Chelsea’s visit to Old Trafford on Monday. I can see these two cancelling one another out. DRAW

ARSENAL V TOTTENHAM
Who will have the ascendency in North London this season? It’s a tough call and I don’t think it will become any easier after this hard-fought affair. I can’t seperate them. DRAW

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Tim Reynolds

Tim joined Coral in July 2012, having previously worked for Sky Bet for 10 years across their marketing and PR department. Tim is based out of Gibraltar with Coral’s new interactive division and works across a range of different projects including, Coral’s sponsorship of the Premier League Darts. Tim’s main sports include football, darts and cricket and when not working, Tim can usually be found fishing along the Spanish coastline or sat in the sun writing about his number one passion.