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Vanarama National in detail - from bottom to top.


Vanarama National League

Mentioned in our earlier posts on @footballbuster the National League is difficult to call, so we've asked Buster to delve into the details and give us some help.

As the League table starts to take shape, 12 games in, Buster has taken a look at the teams at the top, middle and bottom of the Vanarama National League.

Splitting the league into three eights we today take a look at the bottom eight.

Both teams to score? - What a topsy turvy Vanarama National League

Football Bingo & The National League

Can you make sense of the Vanarama National League this season?

Following on from a stunning 4-1 win over table-topping Forest Green Rovers at the weekend, Barrow visited Macclesfield's Moss Rose last night and peg back the Silkmen. John Askey's side were looking to kick-on from that excellent win, but the "topsy turvy" form in the National League continued with a 1 - 2 loss.

Forest Green rovers themselves were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Cheltenham Town, who to be fair are in hot pursuit.

Gateshead Struggled against Halifax and Wrexham drew a blank against Grismby.

Is Liverpool FC's astute Engine room move paying off?


Who really are the engine room kings? Which players have run the furthest?

Top of the list is Liverpool's James Milner playing in a more central role combining attacking duties, getting forward, almost "Gerrard Like" but also having the engine to recover to help his team defensively. Racking up an impressive (74.80km) in his six games so far.

Newcastle struggling at the wrong end of the table have the player number 2 on the list in Jack Colbeck (71.8km)

Bournmouth's Andrew Surman is third covering (70.8km)

Europa Footy, Beer, Bingo and Party Friends Banter...


As Tottenham and Liverpool prepare to kick off their Europa League group campaigns tonight, we see a new group format taking shape.

Europa Football on Thursday's has become an evening for the lads. Creating a weekly feast after playing 5-A-Side or just as a get together. The odd Beer, Poker Game and latterly Football Goal Pool game have added to the Thursday party excitement.

Each of the lads and lasses at the party have being wagering a punt on the Football GoalPools it seems, choosing teams from the Europa League games and kicking off the banter with a beer and a Goal Pool ticket.

Who is the Usain Bolt of the Premier League?


Which teams have the "fastest over the ground" recorded players in the Premier League so far this season ?

Answer Leicester City!!

After the impressive finish to last season, Claudio Ranieri's kept up the good form at the start of this one moving Leicester into 2nd place behind Man City after 5 games.

Leicester City have the top three fastest players clocked in the Premier League games so for this season.

Jamie Vardy 1st - 35.44 km / hr

Jeffery Schlupp 2nd - 35.26 km/hr

Marc Albrighton 3rd - 35.00 km/hr

Buster's look at super 6 high scoring teams.


Buster takes a look back at last Saturday's fixtures.

The teams with the best scoring stats in all divisions - The "Super 6s", are the teams that have scored in six consecutive games.

In the English Premier League, Man City lead the way after winning 1-0 at Crystal Palace to go 4 points clear at the top of the table.

In the Championship a host of clubs have scored 6 in a row, QPR, Birmingham, Bristol City, Sheff Wednesday, Brighton,Cardiff and Derby

League 1 team Bury join our super 6s courtesy of their win at Sheff United.

Rangers, Gateshead & Swansea goal certainties tomorrow


@RangersFC @GatesheadFC @SwansOfficial - Goal Certainties

Leading marksmen for teams that will help you choose your #FootballBingo betting selections for Saturday's 3pm Rollover. (£2 stakes).

Leading the way in League 2 is Jabo Ibehre with 9 goals. In Scotland's we look to League 1 Dunfermline's Joseph Cardle with 6 goals, and Rangers' Martyn Waghorn with 5 goals in the Scottish Championship.

What's causing these bad ACL injuries?


ACL and other long term injuries seem to be more apparent now than ever!
The season as only just started and serious injuries to players have already occurred. One question that needs answering from every concerned football supporters point of view is, "what is causing these long term injuries?" Is it just bad luck ?
Could it be the ultra light foot wear being used by players ?
Or could it be the sand based football pitches that look more like bowling greens these days?

Buster does a goal analysis for you punters


Buster hands you his free top tips for this weeks goal pools and football bingo!

Buster delves into this weeks footie fixtures to see who's scoring the goals. Top two in the Premier goal scoring charts are Man City who are away at Crystal Palace with 10 and 8 goals respectively.

Gillingham, Walsall both at home have 11, with Coventry away this week having scored 14.

In League Two, Carlisle (13 Goals), dubbed "the entertainers" are at home, with Orient also on (13 Goals), Morecambe 12, Plymouth 11, are all away.

What have Forest Green Rovers and FootballBingo got in common?

Football Stats

Answer - Football Stats! Choosing teams to score goals on a Saturday has a lot in common with Forest Green Rovers chairman Dale Vince, having recent revealed how he is using his experience of statistical analysis in energy trading to help recruit players.
There are similarities to the 'Moneyball' model used initially in baseball, with players being recruited using computer-generated analysis.

It has since been adopted by Championship club Brentford.

"We take an approach to player development," said Vince, whose side are top of the National League.

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