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Established 1996 – 22nd N&R FL Season

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Navigating the Blog

For you oldies and underwriters out there, a few tips on how to get the most out of the N&R FL Blog

On the left hand side the Helpful Links are, well, helpful, in your quest to succeed in the N&R FL.

The player list, regularly updated by The Telegraph, is there, plus Premier League Player Stats and an ongoing Injury List. Betting Odds, A website that has access to all of the World’s Leagues and especially handy around this time of year a decent Transfer Rumours site.

Below that there are some website links for all of the Latest News and then the next section is for some learned reading, including that bloke Chicago Addick.

We love a picture at N&R FL, so please send any in, especially if you can be stood next to someone famous and over on the left are a selection of N&R photos from over the years.

Archives and a Blog Counter bring up the rear.

Remember all of the news, articles and opinions appear only on these pages BUT the weekly table will be sent to you via email.

N&R Predictions – week 2

Just one result off last weekend, with Nobby bemoaning Sheff Wed and Ready the mighty Accrington Stanley. These are this week’s picks with some large pots:

Southampton home to West Ham
Derby at Bolton
MK Dons home to Gillingham
FGR and Yeovil draw

Stand to win: £41.52
Running total: -£2.00
Man Utd at Swansea
Ipswich home to Brentford
Fleetwood home to AFC Wimbledon
Wycombe home to Notts Co

Stand to win: £31.34
Running total: -£2.00


Dan Weeks has moved from Bluefin to Arthur J. Gallagher to work in the London Market Property & Casualty Broking Team. Good luck Dan.

Manager of the Weeks

Manager of the Week – Week 1

Headline writers dream.

Dan Weeks collects the first MoW fiver with a 78 point total. Lee Blackman, Greg Foulger and Ricky Wood scored 72 and Jordan Perry 71. Godders starts well with a 70, and Richard Brown and Will Jackson both start with a 67.

Sabbatical Plumms and Michael Stouthit a nice little 66 with Matt Pini and Jason Syrett 65.

The Week 1 low was 25 and belonged to Lee Horne. One thing is for certain, that will not be anywhere near the lowest weekly score!

Lee & Ricky joint leaders

N&R Premier League – Week 1

Two tie for top spot after the first week of scoring. Gooner be this year and Woody’s Round Up both scored 72 points, one more than Simply Loveleh. Crouch Potato and Club de Cebu are in 4th with 2Infinity & beyond in 6th.

Sticky Toffees lie 7th and Where’s Whalley, To Be Coutinhoed and Not a Poch to p!ss in bring in the top 8.

It’s a surprise to see current N&R FL Champion Hannoi Utd in 31st place 2 points ahead of Bilic or Bust and one behind Gooner win League.

One of those Weeks

N&R Championship – Week 1

Dan Weeks’ Game of Throw-Ins lead the introductory table with a weekly best ahead of old pro Godders and Jose, Jose, Jose, The No-Hopers and Snap! Tackle! Pop!

Cheer up the sun is red and Many of Horror have good starts and are in 5th with Chiellini Con Carne, Iron Born and Watson’s Wonderers in 8th.

What a load of Ballacks sit bottom with Kansas City Blues above them.

The best part of waking up for Foulger

N&R Conference – Week 1

Greg Foulger has been a fast starter before, and it is his Boys on Tour that lead the table after one week. In joint 2nd 8 points behind are Mann United and AJ FC. Greg, Jack and Andrew were all relegated last season so will be pleased with their starts.

Munich based Lollygagging Millionaires are 4th and in joint 5th is the highest placed newbie Eduardo TMK who share 5th with back again Lovejoy’s Luvvies.

Muddy’s Mavericks are 7th with Mo Mane Mo Problems, To Elland Back and Hammernation tied for 8th place.

Three teams share bottom place – Convict Colony FC, No Points Nev and Wiley Wanderers.