Finally, the second season of A-League has arrived… and once again I’ll be letting you know my tips for each round. Unlike last season though, I’ll be up against some added competition from the “experts“. Also, I’ve submitted my tips on the footytips.com.au A-League comp.The increased attention is probably a product of the success of last year and of the Socceroos at the World Cup in Germany. Regardless of the reason, it’s good to see interest growing.
So… my tips.
Melbourne Victory FC v Adelaide United FC [1:1]
Queensland Roar FC v Perth Glory FC [1:0]
New Zealand Knights FC v Newcastle Jets FC [0:1]
Sydney FC v Central Coast Mariners FC [1:1]
Let the games begin.
[Update 28/08] – The SBS team are publishing their A-League tips on the SBS World Game website.
My efforts for the round were pretty poor, managing to only tip the Qld win over Perth… this puts me on equal pegging with Damo and Andrew from SBS, Cheryl and Graham at SMH and the monkey with the keyboard1. Only Tony (SBS) has started worse. Three SMHs managed 3 right (Hazem, Anthony and Michael L2). Interestingly, only Branko (SBS) tipped Melbourne correctly.
- Representing random dumb luck, i.e. what a monkey with a keyboard should be able to manage based on statistics alone
- Though Michael Lynch is actually a writer for The Age