Premier League predictions: Lawro v DJ, producer & Tottenham fan Majestic

Chelsea and Liverpool are among the teams fighting for a top-four finish but who will come out on top when they meet at Stamford Bridge on Thursday?

“I would not be surprised if both of these sides ended up finishing in the top four,” said BBC football expert and former Reds defender Mark Lawrenson. “But this is a game where avoiding defeat might be the main aim for both sides.”

Lawro is making predictions for all 380 Premier League matches this season, against a variety of guests.

For this week’s midweek Premier League fixtures, from Tuesday to Thursday, he is up against DJ, MC and producer Majestic, who supports Tottenham.

Majestic’s latest track, a collaboration with Boney M for an official remake of 1970s classic Rasputin, is out now

As well as being a presenter on Kiss FM, Majestic has his own Tottenham podcast, Same Old Spurs.external-link

“I’ve been doing a legends series on the show, and our first episode was with Darren Anderton,” he told BBC Sport. “When I was a kid, number nine and ‘Anderton’ was on my shirt every time. He was my idol growing up, along with people like Teddy Sheringham, Jurgen Klinsmann and David Ginola.

“I actually got to play football with Anderton on my stag do. Ever since then we’ve been quite pally, which is how he came on the pod, but he talks about things that were happening with Spurs and England when I was a kid and it’s all a bit surreal to be chatting to your hero. I have to pinch myself sometimes.

“I’m from north London so Tottenham were always going to be my team too. You are born into your shirt, pretty much, if supporting a club is part of your family tradition.

“For me it was through my dad. He was always following Spurs, going home and away when he was younger, and I grew up watching them too.

“My first real memory is of the 1991 FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal, and the Gazza goal. When that went in, I remember being thrown up in the air by my dad.

“When I was about four, I remember thinking I would wind him up and tell him I…


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