Day: October 4, 2016

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Guest Predictions: How did The Sun Apologies do?

We asked John Madden from The Sun Apologies  to predict the results of the weekend’s fixtures. The results are in, so let’s have a look at how he did.

10 points are awarded for getting the result bang on the money, 5 points for predicting the correct winner and 2 bonus points for getting within 5% of the score (Only if the correct winner is predicted).

Louise Mensch vs Rupert Murdoch

John’s prediction: Mensch 31% – 69% Murdoch

Correct score: Mensch 23% – 77% Murdoch

Correct winner: 5 points

Rebekah Brooks vs Richard Littlejohn

John’s prediction: Brooks 48% – 52% Littlejohn

Correct score: Brooks 60% – 40% Littlejohn

Nil points

Piers Morgan vs Paul Dacre

John’s prediction: Morgan 58% – 42% Dacre

Correct score: Morgan 57% – 43% Dacre

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Liam Fox vs Jeremy Hunt

John’s prediction: Fox 19% – 81% Hunt

Correct score: Fox 22% – 78% Hunt

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Tony Blair vs Iain Duncan Smith

John’s prediction: Blair 45% – 55% IDS

Correct score: Blair 36% – 74% IDS

Correct winner: 5 points

Nigel Farage vs Philip Hammond

John’s prediction: Farage 82% – 18% Hammond

Correct score: Farage 92% – 8% Hammond

Correct winner: 5 points

Mike Ashley vs Katie Hopkins

John’s prediction: Ashley 15% – 85% Hopkins

Correct score: Ashley 19% – 81% Hopkins

Correct winner: 5 points

Accuracy bonus: 2 points

Michael Gove vs Kelvin MacKenzie

John’s prediction: Gove 40% – 60% MacKenzie

Correct score: Gove 51% – 49% MacKenzie

Nil points

Theresa May vs Melanie Phillips

John’s prediction: May 49% – 51% Phillips

Correct score: May 60% – 40 Phillips

Nil points

Toby Young vs Boris Johnson

John’s prediction: Young 12% – 88% Johnson

Correct score: Young 26% – 74% Johnson

Correct winner: 5 points

John scores 41 points!

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Predictions league standings:

1. xxxy 59

2. Unnamed Insider 54

3. Summer Ray 46

4. The Sun Apologies 41

5. Jim Smallman 37

5. Sir Michael 37

6. Tiernan Douieb 24