The 2011/12 seasons are kicking off all round Europe. The Premier League in England starts today and the leagues in Germany and Scotland are already underway. I called together the talents of some of the best writers around to give you a glimpse into their predictions for the season ahead.

Terry Duffelen is one half of the excellent “Bundesliga Show” podcast and the fantastic new website “Bundesliga Lounge” be sure to check it out. Here are Terry’s predictions for new Bundesliga season.

Who do you think is the favourite for the title in your respective league and why?

I’m placing my fiver on FC Bayern Munich for the title. Mainly because they rarely go two seasons without winning it but also because I think they have finally addressed their defensive problems with the recruitment of Manuel Neuer, Jerome Boateng and Rafinha to their ranks. I think Bayern could win the league by ten points or more.

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A quiet pint with fellow blogger Hayden Shaw turned into a mini-Socrates type meeting. Scott Johnston from made the 4 hour trip from Glasgow to join Hayden & I in The Library pub in Leeds as we watched the early match between Arsenal and Leeds United.

Between our frantic beer-fueled dicussions that put the football world to rights I was armed with my trusty dictaphone so thought it would be nice to record our pre, during and post match thoughts.

The audio is only five minutes long and I’m sure it will make you laugh if nothing else.