Analysts expect like-for-like sales to fall by between 2 and 2.5% when JD Wetherspoon announces interim results on Friday. Investors will also be interested in comments from founder and chairman Tim Martin about his future after he took an unpaid sabbatical last year. The Independent on Sunday 28/08/05 (Business) page 11 The Sunday Times 28/08/05 (Business) page 3.11