How did they do? talkSPORT presenters’ start of season predictions revealed!

first_imgRemember back to the start of the season?Chelsea were favourites to become back-to-back champions with Manchester City expected to be the team to run them closest, while Leicester City and Bournemouth were anticipated to be two of the bottom three.Memphis Depay was the new signing everyone was looking forward to watching and there was a genuine debate about whether Eden Hazard was actually better than Cristiano Ronaldo.Steve McClaren was going to bring an attacking, exciting brand of football to Newcastle United but West Ham were looking uncertain following the dismissal of Sam Allardyce and the gamble on Slaven Bilic.Well, who could have predicted what was about to unfold? Certainly not the talkSPORT presenters and pundits – or ANYONE else for that matter!A number of the radio team made their predictions for the final Premier League table all the way back in August.Click the arrow above, right, to see their guesses, featuring the likes of Stan Collymore, Stuart Pearce and more!HOW LAWRO’S PREDICTIONS MATCH UP TO THE ACTUAL FINAL TABLE Matt Holland – Aston Villa and Newcastle fans will wish Matt was spot on with his predictions! Danny Murphy – Like most, Danny picked Chelsea as champions while he also backed former club Liverpool to claim a Europa League place. Micky Gray – Micky had Louis van Gaal leading Manchester United back to the top of the Premier League table and Newcastle with a top-half finish, while Bournemouth are rock bottom. Stuart Pearce – Stuart Pearce’s prediction means not a single talkSPORT presenter thought Tottenham would make the top four or Newcastle or Aston Villa would get relegated! 7 7 Mark Saggers – Saggers received a lot of stick for placing champions Chelsea outside of the top four so he got that correct! The less said about his West Ham prediction, the better though. He is also the only person who backed Liverpool to finish in the top four. 7 Stan Collymore – Click the arrow, right, to see all the other talkSPORT presenters’ predictions – Aside from the Leicester City miracle, Stan couldn’t see Bournemouth surviving or Chelsea’s monumental disaster of a season. 7 7 7 Alan Brazil – Alan didn’t get a single club in the correct position! 7last_img

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