New Year’s Crystal Ball Predictions

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Some of The Football Sack boys have got together and nutted out their predictions for the New Year. Bear in mind these predictions were largely picked on New Year’s day, so naturally some of them have already come true. Who do you agree with? Let us know by commenting below!

Christian
A-League Premiers Plate: Brisbane Roar
A-League Champion: Brisbane Roar
Golden Boot: Jean Carlos Solorzano
Johnny Warren Medalist: Matt McKay/Thomas Broich
W-League Champion: Brisbane Roar
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: Runner-up… Actually bugger it, we’ll win the thing
Headline we will see: The Football Sack Podcast Back on Air, Millions Rejoice!!
Headline we won’t see: Perth board finally realise they need an actual coach to succeed
Import of the year: Marcos Flores/Thomas Broich

Jack
A-League Premiers Plate: Brisbane
A-League Champion: Brisbane
Golden Boot: Solorzano
Johnny Warren Medalist: Thomas Broich
W-League Champion: Brisbane
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: Semi-Finals
Headline we will see: Muscat cited by FFA over incident
Headline we won’t see: Sydney FC to stick with coach

Neil
A-League Premiers Plate: Brisbane
A-League Champion: Brisbane again (screw you Scott)
Golden Boot: Jean Carlos Solorzano
Johnny Warren Medalist: Thomas Broich
W-League Champion: Ehhhhhh I honestly have no idea what’s going on there. Sydney?
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: A spectacular group stage exit followed by calls for Pim to return.
Headline we will see: ‘Coyne set for 10 year Glory deal’
Headline we won’t see: ‘Glory release Jamie Coyne’

Scott
A-League Premiers plate: Brisbane Roar
A-League Champion: Melbourne Victory
Golden Boot: Sergio Van Djik (17 Goals)
Johnny Warren Medalist: Grant Brebner
W-League Champion: Brisbane Roar
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: Lose in the final to Qatar
Headline we will see: Heart Stops beating (when knocked out of finals)
Headline we wont see: Sell out Gold Coast crowd sing love songs to owner Clive Palmer.

Matt
A-League Premiers Plate: Brisbane Roar
A-League Champion: Sydney FC (fairytale ending, winning every game ’til the finals)
Golden Boot: Sergio van Djik (he has done fantastic for my Fantasy A-League team, keeping it afloat single-handedly)
Johnny Warren Medalist: Mitch Nichols (take that Christian!)
W-League Champion: Sydney FC (at least the Sky Blue will win something this year)
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: How will Australia know? It’s still exclusively on Foxsports..
Headline we will see: “The Football Sack: NOT a website about NFL” (who knew?)
Headline we won’t see: “Scott Condon receives Socceroos call-up”

Pete
A-League Premiers Plate: Wellington Phoenix. After a string of form coming into the finals, and Heart’s side all falling ill to the mysterious can’t-win-a-match-itis, Phoenix became the darkhorse of the competition. P.Ifill and C.Greenacre score 15 goals between them in the finals to put them at the top of the goal scorer’s list.
A-League Champion: Sydney FC for losing like a champion week after week. It takes skill to lose like that all the time you know.
Golden Boot: After the visa problems and subsequent removal of S.van Dijk and Solorzano from the country, Juko Makela ends Sydney FC’s season on a high, scoring no less than 20 goals in only 8 appearances.
Johnny Warren Medalist: I.Fyfe. Why? Just because.
W-League Champion: Adelaide
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: Will bottom our group after T.Cahill and J.Culina get sent off in the first match. A.Vidmar to have a heart attack on the sidelines and call the country pissants.
Headline we will see: Assistant Coach: Vidmar’s pissants do it again! .
Headline we won’t see: Sydney FC to sign a player over 30 years old and on a one year deal.

James
A-League Premiers Plate: Brisbane
A-League Champion: Adelaide
Golden Boot: Sergio Van Djik
Johnny Warren Medalist: Matt McKay
W-League Champion: Dont care
How will the Socceroos go in the Asian Cup: Winners – Scotty Mac to be top scorer…. seriously.
Headline we will see: Ljubo Milicevic returns to the A-League after a disappointing year in Europe
Headline we won’t see: A-League crowds reach new heights

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