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BLIND, STUPID AND DESPERATE
 
02/03: Preview: Stoke City
Census
The results of a survey of 53 City fans

Predictions

Where will you finish?
Straight up: 2
Playoffs: 6
Top half: 30
Middle: 14
Bottom half: 0
Going dahn: 0

Mean prediction:
9th (14th most confident supporters)
(Last Season's Mean Prediction : NA)

What would the perfect Division One table look like?


			UP	DOWN	SCORE  	
1	Stoke City	-	-	-
2	Ipswich		18	0	18
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3	Preston		7	1	6
4	Watford		6	0	6
5	Coventry	8	3	5
6	Norwich		4	0	4
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7	Burnley		5	2	3
8	Derby		11	9	2
9	Sheffield Utd	3	1	2
10	Leicester	6	5	1
11	Sheffield Weds	3	2	1
12	Nottm Forest	2	2	0
  	Portsmouth	2	2	0
14	Grimsby		4	5	-1
15	Crystal Palace	2	3	-1
16	Reading		6	8	-2
17	Rotherham	2	6	-4
18	Bradford City	0	5	-5
19	Wimblestein	1	7	-6
20	Wolves		9	17	-8
21	Millwall	2	11	-9
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22	Brighton	4	17	-13
23	Walsall		0	24	-24
24	Gillingham	0	29	-29

Players

Which Division One player would you most like to sign?
Bobby Zamora (18% votes)
(Last Season: NA)

Who is the club's weakest link?
Bjarni Gudjonsson (24% votes)
(Last Season: NA)

What is the club's all-time worst eleven?
1 - Gordon MARSHALL
2 - Ally PICKERING
3 - Kofi NYAMAH
4 - Graham KAVANAGH
5 - Nicky MOHAN
6 - Steven TWEED
7 - Bjarni GUDJONSSON
8 - Kyle LIGHTBOURNE
9 - Keith SCOTT (Capt)
10- David ROWSON
11- Gerry McMAHON

Nominated Hornets: Keith Scott (20 votes), Dave Bamber (5 votes), Allan Smart (1 vote)

The World Cup

Mean World Cup Games Watched:
35.7 (9th highest number of early mornings)

World Cup Final Channel:
BBC 45
ITV 0
Other 4
Didn't Watch 0

Worst ITV Pundit (except Gazza):
Clive Allen (28% of those who expressed a preference)

The Stokest World Cup Star :
Ronaldo (12 votes) - "injury prone striker - fits the bill perfectly". - also nominated as "Ron Aldo from Longton"

Other suggestions: Miroslav Klose, Turkey's Mansiz - "so we could pick up a lucrative Kleenex sponsorship!" (?)

Other stuff

The Watford Adjective :
Yellow (5 votes).

Other suggestions: Complicated, Foreign, Banana, Southern, Weird

How Do you take your Tea:

Milk, one Sugar 16
Milk no Sugar 13
Milk, too much sugar 8
Coffee 6
Black 3
None 2
As it comes 1
Some Undrinkable Fruit Tea 0

You have a bullet and a gun; who do you kill :
Osama Bin Laden (5 votes).

Other suggestions: Graham Kavanagh, Peter Coates, the singer from Travis, the woman from the Somerfield adverts, Sam Hammam, Rob Styles (twice), plus an offer to do Ramon Vega for 10,000, possibly a few months too late.

Can your club help Ramon Vega ?
69% say NO (15th most prudent supporters)

Have you been to the Isle of Wight ?
35% worldly-wise (18th most widely travelled)

Should Cake be sold in Football Grounds ?
43% say YES to cake (16th most in favour)

Custard. Good or Bad ?
76% approve of Custard (5th highest approval rating).