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FFC State Of Midlands Football Pt3

FFC State Of Midlands Football Pt3

The Football Fans Census who Vital Football promote regularly recently ran a poll (which we ran across our Vital Midlands sites) on the state of Midlands football on behalf of the Express & Star. Part one and two have already been out this week and showed some interesting stats for Villa, interesting because Villa fans are happy at last!

For all the teams ratings + article Part One Click Here
Part Two Click Here and now: Part Three Click Here

A very brief overview of Part One results are: Click Here. Part two summary: Click Here

Part Three summary:

Q: How optimistic are you about your club next season?

Last time around - pre-Lerner/O'Neill, 16% said much worse, 32% worse and 34% more of the same. But this time around the vote ws 99% saying 'better' or 'much better'. 0% answered in the negative.

Q: What percentage of games that you’ve seen involving your club this season would you describe as “boring?”

72% was the last vote under David O'Leary, this time around it was just 10%.

46% found 1-20% of games boring and 33% about 21-40%

Q: How many times this season can you recall an incident when you believe a player from your club has deliberately taken a dive to win a free-kick or penalty?

33% none at all.

Q: Are there too many non-British footballers playing in England?

Amongst Midlands fans, 70% or more said yes, too many.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:J P Fear
Date:Friday June 15 2007
Time: 11:02AM

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Statistics often lie, but they are interesting to read and evaluate all the same.
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28/06/2007 16:58:00
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