Four teams jumped out to leads of at least five points within the first 36 hours which is when most of the voting tends to take place. It’s also a fact that a five-point lead has been near impossible to turn around.
Some folk were happy to admit that some of the ties did cuuse them huge grief, none more so than The Swede who said of the Devoto v Gedge match-up:-
Magazine v The Wedding Present went to extra time, then a replay. Then another replay. Then penalties. Then another replay. Then a coin toss. The coin landed on its edge. Unseparateable. Do your worst JC.
Tne Swede bottled out of voting…and he wasn’t alone; but if you’re reading this mate, please remember you’re still able to come in again before 10pm on Friday evening. It night make a difference…..
Oh and three of the early leaders have had very strong finishes to the half and look home and dried.
The Jam 28 v The Detroit Cobras 3
Half Man Half Biscuit 19 v Trashcan Sinatras 12
Pete Wylie 22 v PJ Harvey 11
Magazine 14 v The Wedding Present 18
Today’s accompanying tune, as per the newly adopted practice, comes from the ICA of a singer or band knocked out in the last round by one of the above eight sides:-
Don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m having fun with this series!