Go ahead and proofread thoroughly, because I sure as hell must've missed something or somebody this week.

Also, before I get on with it, I'll be in Italy April 15-30. I'm sure as hell not going to be bothered with IKTSing while traipsing around the Tuscan countryside, so I'll need some help with our game. I could lump a few gameweeks together in a mega-week before I take off, or someone could volunteer to man the ship until I get back. Let me know if you have any ideas in the comments or in your subject line or whatever.

Anywho, 1-0 to the Arsenal is a glorious thing, but if I ever have to watch this team soak up Spurs' pressure for 90-odd minutes again I think I'll just voluntarily commit myself to the state hospital instead. To the stuff, then.

Week 30 (click for spreadsheet)

Points IKTS
Adnan Ilyas 10 1
unclf14 10 1
Astar 9 2
Scrupio 9 0
hansdampf 8 0
PowderedDonut 8 0
sluellwitz 8 0
Philly37 7 1
Sam5001 7 1
HoodRiverDuck 7 0
T.Coolguy 7 0
AndrewMain 5 0
SteakBaller 5 0
Captain Kirk 3 4 0

THE PODIUM: unclf14 tied Adnan for top honors without using even a single vaginal euphemism! Congrats buddy, looks like you're clawing your way up to midtable week by week. AStar was third.

CLEVER PICK OF THE WEEK: Can calling a 0-0 between bottom dwellers Sunderland and Palace be clever, really? Philly37, YOU BET IT CAN!

CRISIS PICK OF THE WEEK: In honor of holding Tottenham scoreless ALL YEAR, I'm declaring this a crisis-free week. Plus, nobody did anything really stupid, anyway.

Philly37 WISHFUL THINKING PICK OF THE WEEK: Giving it to Captain Kirk, but 13-0 to the Arsenal seemed plausible after the first 90 seconds of the NLD, anyway.

Season Standings

Points IKTS
hansdampf 267 30
HoodRiverDuck 264 31
sluellwitz 250 30
SteakBaller 244 27
Scrupio 241 27
Astar 239 28
silverace99 237 26
Captain Kirk 3 233 25
Adnan Ilyas 228 25
AndrewMain 227 25
T.Coolguy 227 21
jellomon 223 25
Philly37 163 18
Sam5001 154 18
PowderedDonut 137 16
bmasson11 105 10
rzor 90 10
unclf14 42 4
LePrince 33 4
Harold Harpoon 25 3
bearcatcardfan 16 1
DJ Holm 8 0

sluellwitz is breathing down our necks a little more each week, it seems. But hansdampf and I are holding the rest of you off, for now. Eight weeks to go!

IKTS Cup Sponsored by TSF Industries Standings

Points IKTS
sluellwitz 21 4
PowderedDonut 18 4
SteakBaller 18 3
HoodRiverDuck 17 4
Scrupio 16 2
Astar 15 3
Captain Kirk 3 15 2
AndrewMain 14 3
silverace99 14 2
hansdampf 14 1
Philly37 13 3
Adnan Ilyas 13 2
T.Coolguy 10 2
jellomon 10 1
Sam5001 10 1
bmasson11 5 1
unclf14 3 0
rzor 2 0
LePrince 2 0
Harold Harpoon 2 0
bearcatcardfan 2 0
DJ Holm 2 0

Nothing new to report until the FA Cup semi mid-April. Gonna take some bold picking from the challengers to rush past sluellwitz with only two possible games remaining.

So, another normal week, but then there's a whole midweek slate to follow, so I'll try and get a report up ASAP following these tilts:

Week 31 (All times Eastern)

Saturday, March 22:
Chelsea vs Arsenal, 8:45am, NBCSN
Cardiff vs Liverpool, 11am, TBD
Everton vs Swansea, 11am, TBD
Hull vs West Brom, 11am, TBD
Man City vs Fulham, 11am, TBD
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace, 11am, TBD
Norwich vs Sunderland, 11am, TBD
West Ham vs Manchester United, 1:30pm, NBCSN

Sunday, March 23:
Spurs vs Southampton, 9:30am, TBD
Aston Villa vs Stoke, Noon, TBD


Chelsea vs Arsenal
Cardiff vs Liverpool
Everton vs Swansea
Hull vs West Brom
Man City vs Fulham
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
Norwich vs Sunderland
West Ham vs Manchester United
Spurs vs Southampton
Aston Villa vs Stoke

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