Football Weekly: an unhappy new year beckons for QPR and Blackburn by Guardian Football Weekly published on 2013-02-14T13:00:05Z And so, 2012 comes to an end, and on the final <strong>Football Weekly</strong> of the year, <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/acjimbo">James Richardson</a></strong> has <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/jacobsteinberg">Jacob Steinberg</a></strong> and watch-botherer <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/john_ashdown">John Ashdown</a></strong> in the pod to reflect the <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2012/dec/31/premier-league-10-talking-points">highs and lows of the Premier League weekend </a>- including <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/30/qpr-liverpool-premier-league-report">Liverpool's trouncing of QPR</a> and<a href="http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&ved=0CD4QFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.guardian.co.uk%2Ffootball%2F2012%2Fdec%2F29%2Farsenal-newcastle-united-premier-league&ei=CG_hUI7WC6Sd0QW5qoG4CQ&usg=AFQjCNEC6dvP1iDSwKsvKC3E5Zdk5ydMSA&bvm=bv.1355534169,d.d2k"> Theo Walcott's humdinger of a hat-trick as Arsenal beat Newcastle 7-3</a>. <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/amylawrence71">Amy Lawrence </a></strong>was at the Emirates to see it and shares her thoughts. Other items up for discussion include <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/30/norwich-manchester-city-premier-league-report">Samir Nasri's headbutt as Manchester City came away from Norwich with a 4-3 win</a>, <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/blog/2012/dec/30/frank-lampard-chelsea">Chelsea seemingly not that bothered about Frank Lampard</a>, and <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/30/aston-villa-wigan-athletic-report">Aston Villa's continuing slump</a>. Finally, we throw some love towards the lower leagues, giving some props to the return of <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/27/nottingham-forest-manager-alex-mcleish">tiki-taka's Alex McLeish</a> and<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2012/dec/27/henning-berg-blackburn-rovers-sacked"> the sacking of Henning Berg at Blackburn</a>. <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/maxrushden">Max Rushden</a></strong> and <strong><a href="http://www.twitter.com/seaningle">Sean Ingle</a></strong> will be just two of the stellar names with us on Thursday for the first<strong> Football Weekly Extra</strong> of the future/2013. Until then, wishing y'all a happy and healthy new year.