Just a week into the new season and already we know what will happen next May: Manchester United's post-Ronaldo hangover will remain monumental, Liverpool will miss Xabi Alonso to the point of distraction, champions Chelsea will just pip the newly invigorated Spurs on the last day of the season, Burnley will achieve unexpected mid-table security and Portsmouth are doomed.
All of the above conclusions push the art of clairvoyance well beyond its natural scope. Apart from the Portsmouth bit, obviously. And maybe the Chelsea bit.
That is not to say that after six days of action patterns are notRead More »from Jumping to conclusions