Which Premier League team has the best record in televised games this season?

first_imgThe old adage from pessimistic supporters is that their team never wins when they are on the television – but just how would the Barclays Premier League table look if only games screened live counted? In a table consisting of results of TV games only, Watford would prop up the division and would be joined in the bottom three by Aston Villa and West Brom, both of whom have just one point from five contests. City would be languishing in seventh, 10 points behind table-topping Arsenal, who have accumulated 21 points from their 11 fixtures shown live so far, while Newcastle’s recent resurgence has also come under the camera’s glare. Fourteen of the Magpies’ 16 points have come in clashes shown on either BT Sport or Sky Sports with each of their victories against Norwich, Bournemouth, Liverpool and Tottenham, and the draws with Manchester United and Chelsea coming in front of a wider audience. Newcastle sit in sixth, trailing five teams – Arsenal, Tottenham, Manchester United, Everton and Liverpool, who have each had 10 or more games screened live, but none of that quintet have been on TV as often as Chelsea this term. Only four of the Blues’ 16 contests have not been televised and Jose Mourinho’s men have managed to return nine points from 12 games, the same total Stoke have garnered in only four matches. Both of them sit above actual leaders Leicester, though, as their ascent to the division’s summit is a top-flight revolution that has barely been televised so far. The Foxes, like Watford and Swansea, have only appeared in three live games, although they are the only club with an unbeaten record having defeated Aston Villa and Chelsea and drawn with Manchester United. There is sure to be plenty of coverage due Leicester’s way when the next batch of TV contests are announced, when Watford fans might want to hide their remotes. For Watford fans, being on the box has certainly been a curse this year. The Hornets sit seventh after an impressive first 16 games back in the top flight, yet none of their 25 points have been accrued in a live televised game, with home defeats to Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Manchester United all coming in front of the live cameras. Manchester City fans would also probably prefer more of their games to be left off TV. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have only lost four of their league fixtures and each one – to West Ham, Tottenham, Liverpool and Stoke – has been shown on television. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Wonowon fire demolishes six structures at work camp

first_imgThe Fort St. John Fire department did not attend the fire, as it was located outside the fire suppression area. After three hours of burning, the fire managed to extinguish itself. If you have any information regarding this fire, please contact the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8140 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. A fire in Wonowon claimed five cabins and a detached residence on Tuesday morning.The Fort St. John RCMP detachment was called to the Nomadic Work Camp located at Mile 102 of the Alaska Highway. When the police arrived at the scene, four cabins were destroyed by the fire, and a fifth cabin along with a detached residence was engulfed in flames. – Advertisement -Constable Jessica Veysey says the fire is still under investigation. [asset|aid=1425|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=fb899964245c83b4b355d1cf1345cae4-Veysey 1_1_Pub.mp3]No one was staying at the camp at the time of the fire. Advertisementlast_img read more

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