Round 12 results/top scorers

Watford v Bournemouth

Bournemouth (had the most corners), 15 corners in the game 

West Ham v Sheffield United

West Ham, 14

Liverpool v Tottenham

Liverpool, 11

Arsenal v Crystal Palace

Arsenal, 17

Number of entrants: 29

24 points (out of a possible 48):
Alex Thaxton. 

20: Jonny Cockerill, Peter Jermany Andy Prior. 

16: Karl Brown, Gavin Caney, Damien Cross, Dave Edgley,
Neil Goodbourn, David Lane,
Luke Tordoff, Joel Wille.


October’s final scores

Congratulations to Peter Jermany, who is the winner of the latest £25 top-scorer monthly prize.

1 Peter Jermany 68

2 Karl Brown 60

2 David Lane 60

4 Jonny Cockerill 56

4 Mike Griggs 56

4 Chris Milsom 56

4 Jon Parish 56

4 Andy Prior 56

4 Alex Thaxton 56

10 Luke Tordoff…. 52

11 Aaron Beales 48

11 Charlotte Caney 48

11 Gavin Caney 48

11 Neil Goodbourn 48

11 Robbie Palmer 48

11 Danny Pooley 48

17 Nancy Barnard 44

17 Joel Wille 44

19 Amy Anderson 40

19 Aaden Hayes 40

19 Peter Sampson 40

22 Katie Allen 36

22 Lewis Bush 36

22 Damien Cross 36

22 Laura Shreeve 36

26 Kevin Bates 32

26 Dave Edgley 32

26 Jason Norman 32

29 Charlotte Barrett 28

29 Lewis Cook 28 

31 Nigel Chapman 24

32 Kyle Nolan 16


October summary…

Round Nine 

Friday, October 4

Norwich v Aston Villa: Norwich, 16

West Ham v Crystal Palace: Draw, 4

Arsenal v Bournemouth: Arsenal, 19

Newcastle v Man United: Man United, 10

Top scorer: 20 Nancy Barnard, Charlotte Caney, Mike Griggs, Jon Parish and Peter Sampson 

Average points scored: 11.87 

Number of entrants: 32 

Round 10 

Friday, October 11

Peterborough United v Lincoln: Lincoln, 15

Salford City v Cambridge United: Draw, 8

Cyprus v Russia: Russia, 10

Scotland v San Marino: Scotland, 19

Top scorer: 16 Charlotte Barrett, Aaron Beales, Karl Brown, Gavin Caney, Neil Goodbourn, Mike Griggs, Peter Jermany, David Lane, Chris Milsom, Robbie Palmer, Andy Prior, Luke Tordoff

Average points scored: 11.09 

Number of entrants: 31

Round 11 

Friday, October 18

Aston Villa v Brighton: Villa, 12

Wolves v Southampton: Southampton, 4

Wigan v Nottingham Forest: Forest, 9

Man United v Liverpool: Man United, 4

Top scorer: 16 Karl Brown, Jonny Cockerill, Chris Milsom, Jon Parish, Peter Jermany

Average points scored: 9.46 

Number of entrants: 30

Round 12 

Friday, October 25

Watford v Bournemouth: Bournemouth, 15

West Ham v Sheffield United: West Ham, 14

Liverpool v Tottenham: Liverpool, 11

Arsenal v Crystal Palace: Arsenal, 17 

Top scorer: 24 Alex Thaxton 

Average points scored: 13.79 

Number of entrants: 29


Leading scores after 12 rounds

1 Jonny Cockerill 168

1 Joel Wille 168

3 Danny Pooley 160

4 Amy Anderson 156

4 Neil Goodbourn 156

4 Andy Prior 156

7 Mike Griggs 152

7 David Lane 152

7 Peter Jermany 152

10 Aaden Hayes 144

11 Karl Brown 140

12 Lewis Bush 140

12 Damien Cross 140

12 Robbie Palmer 140

15 Gavin Caney 136

15 Jason Norman 136

15 Jon Parish 136

18 Laura Shreeve 132

18 Alex Thaxton 132

20 Nancy Barnard 128

20 Kevin Bates 128

20 Kyle Nolan 128 

23 Lewis Cook 124

23 Nigel Chapman 124

23 Dave Edgley 124

26 Chris Milsom 120

27 Katie Allen 116

27 Aaron Beales 116

27 Charlotte Caney 116

30 Luke Tordoff 112

31 Peter Sampson 92

32 Kendell Benefer 52


Another £25 up for grabs this month

Remember, £25 is up for grabs again in November for the month’s top-scoring player. 

Points scored in each round go towards a season’s total, where the highest-scoring player will pocket the £250 prize in May. 

The competition is free to enter, no registration is required and with 48 points up for grabs each round, it won’t take long to catch up if you’re only now deciding to get involved. 

November tiebreaker (needed for all round 13 entries): How many corners will be taken in the Premier League in November? (36 matches)*

* In the event of a tie for the month’s top-scoring £25 prize, the tiebreaker will be used to determine who wins the money. 

It will be given to the player with the closest guess to the actual amount of corners that are taken in all of the month’s matches.


Statistically speaking

• October saw the highest return of away teams collecting more corners from the 16 chosen matches. This happened on six occasions.

• A total of 19 corners in a match remains the highest amount. This happened twice during October (Scotland v San Marino and Arsenal v Bournemouth). The only other time it has occurred was in round six when Norwich hosted Manchester City.

• Manchester United v Liverpool, Wolves v Southampton and West Ham v Crystal Palace (all four) provided the lowest corner count of any selected fixture in the competition. All of these matches took place during last month’s set of rounds.

• Mike Griggs (with three) has been a top-scorer in more rounds than any entrant. However, he only sits joint seventh in the standings. Everyone above him in the table has won at least one round. 

• From the 16 chosen games, an average of 12 (when rounded up) corners were taken. This is one more than the average for August and September. 

• The highest scoring October effort came via round 12 winner Alex Thaxton. He collected 24 points out of a possible 48. 

• Laura Shreeve’s 32 points in round three remains the top-scoring performance so far.

• Our columnist Gavin Caney moved up five places (from 20th to 15th) as a result of his October efforts.


ROUND 13 FIXTURES

1) Brighton v Norwich

Premier League,
Tomorrow, 3pm

a) Who will get more corners? Brighton, Norwich or draw 

b) Total number of corners 

2) Watford v Chelsea

Premier League,
Tomorrow, 5.30pm

a) Who will get more corners? Watford, Chelsea or draw 

b) Total number of corners 


3) Crystal Palace v Leicester

Premier League,
Sunday, 2pm

a) Who will get more corners? Crystal Palace, Leicester or draw 

b) Total number of corners 

4) Everton v Tottenham

Premier League,
Sunday, 4.30pm

a) Who will get more corners? Everton, Tottenham or draw 

b) Total number of corners

Email your predictions to
gavin@yourlocalpaper.co.uk
drop them into Your Local Paper’s office (before 5pm today) or Tweet him @GavinCaney on Twitter. Predictions via social media or email must be submitted before 3pm tomorrow.

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