5 Grand traditions ahead of the new season

Ollie Irish

2nd, August 2007


Liverpool.JPG1 The annual ‘will this be Liverpool’s year?’ discussions. It never is and this year is no exception.
2 Every pundit predicts that the three promoted teams will go straight back down. It hasn’t happened since 1998.
3 Alan Hansen maxes out his quota of Liverpool players/old boys for his Telegraph fantasy football team.
4 Philosophers the world over ponder whether Spurs are one of the top four clubs.

5 Newcastle don’t buy enough defenders, and any transfer rumours link them with strikers.