weekend picks

(will apdate later)

Borussia Dortmund – Werder Bremen 1

Werder withouth lot important players in front of 80 000 crazy BVB fans

FC Cartagena – Gimnastic de Tarragona 1

Cartagena will welcome back two important midfielders while ‘nastic have missing problems

weekend missing info


Five Orlando Pirates players to miss Derby


Injury Problems Mount Up Rangers



Due to extreme cuts to the playing budget, several of the current first team squad have given their intention to leave the club. John Ramshaw has been forced to sign some of the young reserves side as cover for the first team. None of the contract players are immediately affected……..More details will follow on any players who decide to leave.
The following non contract players have now left the club
Paul Riley (df 27/0) / Francis Green (att 10/5) / Craig Nelthorpe (mf 30/0) / Bradley Munn (mf 2/0) / Craig Davies (att 15/0)
The following non contract players are staying at the club
Chris Shaw / Kallum Keane / Mitch Hansen / Markell Bailey


will be without four players due to suspension. Danny Spiller (mf 9/2), Charlie Lee (df 29/4),Lewis Montrose (mf 28/3) and oe Martin (mf 25/1). Also are injured Garry Richards (df 24/1), Jo Kuffour (att 8/1), Curtis Weston (mf 28/0), Gavin Tomlin (att 9/6) and Adam Birchall.
Cheltenham boss Mark Yates has a full squad to select from as he bids to get his team’s automatic promotion charge back on track. One player who is likely to be welcomed back into the fold is left-back Luke Garbutt (df 24/2)

Recreativo Huelva – CE Sabadell

Sabadell without tree main defenders


Stormers – Blues


Another name has been added to the lengthy list of injured Blues players ahead of their Super Rugby match with the Stormers on Friday.

Winger David Raikuna has been withdrawn from the Cape Town clash due to a hamstring injury.

Raikuna strained his hamstring during training and has been ruled out to play.

This means 20-year-old Aucklander Ben Lam will debut for the Blues, starting on the right wing and Francis Saili (brother of Peter) will move onto the bench in jersey 22.

Both players are from the Blues Wider Training group.

Blues (revised): 15 Lachie Munro, 14 Ben Lam, 13 Benson Stanley, 12 Ma’a Nonu, 11 Sherwin Stowers, 10 Gareth Anscombe, 9 Piri Weepu, 8 Chris Lowrey, 7 Daniel Braid, 6 Luke Braid, 5 Ali Williams, 4 Filo Paulo, 3 Charlie Faumuina, 2 Keven Mealamu (c), 1 Pauliasi Manu.
Replacements: 16 Tom McCartney, 17 Tevita Mailau, 18 Brad Mika, 19 Peter Saili, 20 Alby Mathewson, 21 Hadleigh Parkes, 22 Francis Saili.

friday info

Mervue United – Limerick
pick: -1,5 Limerick @ 2,29 pinnacle

Mervue United Injury News: Martin Conneely (groin), Marc Ludden (broken hand), Damien O’Rourke (achilles), Daniel Tully and Philip Keegan (college) and Brian O’Donoghue (work in UK).

Mervue United Suspension News: James Casserly.

Cork City – Shamrock  2 @ 1,7 expekt

New league club against best club in country. Both with some missings but of course, Shamroch much bigger roster and i see away win

Cork City Injury News: Stephen Mulcahy, Neal Horgan, Kevin Murray, Colin Healy

Cork City Suspension News: Shane Duggan

Shamrock Rovers Injury News: Ciaran Kilduff, Conor Winn, Conor McCormack, Gary McCabe (doubt)

Shamrock Rovers Suspension News: None

Alemannia Aachen vs Union Berlin

Aachen out: Shervin Radjabali-Fardi (df 21/0), Seyi Olajengbesi (df 24/1), Mario Ebb (df 6/0), Reinhold Yabo (mf 17/0), Kim Falkenberg (df 13/0), Bilal Cubukcu(sp)(mid), Tobias Feisthammel (df 24/3), Florian Mueller, Kevin Maek
Union without: Christopher Quiring (mf 21/6), Steven Skrzybski (att 4/0)

Frankfurt – Dresden

Frankfurt put: Mohammed Abu, Karim Matmour (att 21/6)
Doubtful: Umit Korkmaz(sp)(mf 9/1)
Dresden out_: Romain Bregerie (24/1), Gerrit Muller, Dennis Eilhoff (gk 9/0), Marcel Heller (mf 15/0), Marcel Franke, Maik Kegel (mf 8/0), Wolfgang Hesl (gk 13/0), Martin Stoll (df 10/1)

Eintracht Braunschweig vs FSV Frankfurt

Hosts wothout: Matthias Henn(df 13/0), Steffen Bohl (mf 4/0), Marcel Correia (df 15/0), Benjamin Kessel (df 14/0)
FSV out: Tufan Tosunoglu, Mario Fillinger (mf 12/1), Chadli Amri (mf 4/1), Alexander Huber(df 20/0)
Doubtful: Dennis Cagara(sp)(df 2/1), Karim Benyamina (att 17/3), Zafer Yelen (mf 25/3),Tobias Hennebole (def), Pierre Kleinheider(gk)
Back is Cinaz (mf 23/3)

Arles-Avignon vs Laval

Arles oiut: Gael Germany (mf 9/0), Christophe Landrin (mf 13/0), Anthony Guise (mf 2/0), Fabien Laurenti (df 12/0), Luigi Pieroni (att 18/3), Yunis Abdelhamid (df 9/1)
Doubtful is Jonathan Roufosse (mf 6/0)
Laval out: Lhadji Badiane (mf 11/2), Franck Signorino (df 21/0)
Doubtful is Romain Ciaravin (mf 1/0)

SC Bastia vs Amiens SC

(best team vs worst, best home vs worst away team)
Bastia out: Dominique Agostini
Doubtful are Abdoulaye Sadio Diallo (att 19/6), Christophe Vincent (mf 3/0) and Matthieu Sans (df 22/0) while is Cahuzac (mf 21/0) back.
Amines out: Gregory Poirier (mf 3/0), Landry Bonnefoi (gk 25/0)

LB Chateauroux vs Le Havre AC

Hosts out Kevin Dupuis (att 9/2)
Doubtful: Anthony Scaramozzino (df 15/0), Amara Baby (mf 20/0) – both probably fit
Le Havre no worries

Clermont Foot vs FC Istres

(clermont didnt won last 6, istres won 4 of last 5)
Clermont out: Eugene Ekobo (mf 17/1), Jean Francois Riviere (att 19/10), Florent Sauvadet(att 11/0), Damien Robin, Antoine Jouan
Istres out: Khaled Melliti (mf 17/1)
Back are Palmieri (mf 23/2) and Sainati (df 7/1)

EA Guingamp vs Racing Club de Lens

Hosts just without suspended Mustapha Yatabare (att 12/0)
Lens without: Alassane Toure (df 3/0), Lalaina Nomenjanahary (df 2/0)
Doubtful: Alexandre Cuvillier (mid 5/0), Yohan Demont (mf 25/2)

FC Metz vs Troyes

Metz 9 games without win
Metz out: Joris Delle (gk 9/0), Bruce Abdoulaye (df 17/0), Mahamane Traore (mf 17/1)
Troyes out: Mohamed Camara (att 11/3), Olivier Blondel (gk 6/0), Julien Outrebon (df 9/0), Mounir Obbadi (mf 27/3)
Doubtful is Sebastien Grax (att 15/2) while are Rincon (df 11/0) Thiago Xavier (mf 25/3) back

Sedan vs Angers SCO

Sedan out: Mickael Le Bihan (df 9/0), Steeven Langil (mf 13/0)
Doubtful: Nicolas Fauvergue (att 22/10), Ismael Traore (df 24/0) – both probaby out
Angers out Claudiu Keseru (att 26/5), Richard Soumah (mf 6/0), Stevie Riga (df 6/0), Jeremy Henin (df 21/3)
Marc Zoro (df 3/0) is doubtful

Tours FC vs Monaco

Tours doubtful: Diego Rigonato Rodrigues (att 23/5), Julien Cardy (mf 20/2), Wilfried Moimbe (df 17/0), Clement Fabre (df 13/0)
Jeremy Blayac (att 24/6) is back
Monaco cant count on Sebastien Chabbert (gk 5/0), Adriano Pereira (df 14/0), Dennis Appiah (df 13/0)
Doubtful are Andreas Wolf, Layvin Kurzawa (df 4/0), Valere Germain (att 24/7), Sambou Yatabare (mf 9/1)
New defender v (df 4/0) back after suspension.

Nantes vs Boulogne – Sur – Mer

Boulogne 0-3-6 form
Nantes without Ismael Bangoura
Doubtful is Fabrice Pancrate (mf 15/3)
Boulogne doubtful Aurelien Capoue (mf 19/1)

Villarreal B vs Cordoba

Villarreal out: Truyols (df 8/0), Pablo Iniguez (df 3/0)
Joselu B (att 16/0), Jaume Costa (df 9/1) maybe come for A team.
Cordoba out: David Prieto (df 16/0), Cerra (df 12/0), Charles Dias (att 17/5), Gaspar (df 26/0), Carlos Caballero (mf 17/0), Aguado
Doubtful is Cristian Garcia (df 3/0)

CD Nacional vs FC Porto

Nacional out: Claudemir Silva (df 17/5), Ivan Todorovic (mf 16/0), Marcelo Valverde (gk 12/0), Andres Madrid (mf 8/0), Edgar Costa (mf 9/0), Dejan Skolnik (mf 12/3), Juninho Arcanjo, Oliver Minatel (att 10/0)
porto out: Hulk(k)(att 19/9), Danilo da Silva(r)(def 3/0), Emidio Rafael, Fernando Reges (mf 17/1), Djalma Campos (mf 12/0), Silvestre Varela (mf 14/3)

SL Benfica vs SC Beira-Mar -1,5ah @ 1,51 pinnacle / over 2,5

Benfica wiothout: Maxi Pereira (df 19/0), Ezequiel Garay (df 19/2)
Back is Emerson Conceica (df 20/0)
beira mar out: Hugo (df 20/0), Pedro Moreira (df 18/0), Nuno Coelho (mf 19/0), Serginho(mf 8/0), , Edson Sitta, Tiago Cintra, Douglas (att 16/1) leave club

North Korea – Palestine 1 @ 1,7

Sparta Rotterdam – Helmond ? wtf

two teams in best form in league, true, spoarta have 9-0-1, but they loose last game, helmond is in pretty good form

Sparta has backBruinier (mf 23/4) and Rutjes (mf 9/0)
Helmond out: Pepijn Veerman (att 14/2), Charles Kazlauskas (df 24/5). Zarko Grabovac is back

Sparta should be favorite of course but not with this odds http://www.oddsportal.com/soccer/netherlands/eerste-divisie-2011-2012/sparta-rotterdam-helmond-807054/ (or maybe is there something we dont know? hmm…i would rather bet now on away win on this crazy odds (sparta secured playoff, helmond want won last period and on this way secure it)

Lanus – Argentinos

Suspended: Mauro Camoranesi (sent off in previous match); Guido Pizarro (five yellow cards accumulated)
Doubtful: Diego Valeri (abdomen)

Suspended: Nereo Fernandez (sent off in previous match)
Injured/unavailable: Arturo Mendoza (right ankle); Sergio Escudero (left hamstring)

All Boys – Godoy

All Boys
Suspended: Hugo Barrientos, Agustin Torassa (both five yellow cards accumulated); Matias Perez Garcia (sent off in previous match)
Injured/unavailable: Fabian Burgos (left knee ligaments); Armando Panceri (left hamstring); Carlos Salom (right knee)

Godoy Cruz
Injured/unavailable: Nicolas Olmedo (left knee ligaments)


Belupo – Osijek 1 @ 1,9 expekt

osijek my club, my town, in financial problems, no chairman, no administration, no money. they didnt bring noone, two important players left club, they played great fitst half in first round against split (split allowed them), but than almost loose points. after that two defeats, dinamo and cibalia and now 5 hard rounds. slaven is home team last few years and stronger for two great strikers, vugrinec (need few goals to reac record of total league goals, he will end career when he put record) and back is Vrucina, was before in Belupo and was good. Also important midfielder Brezovec is back after ban. For Osijek Marko Babicv not fit enough for start game

Inter – Karlovac over2 @ 1,61 pinancle (if 2 money back)