Monthly Archives: Aug 2018

Summer transfer deals spark excitement across the Premier League

The summer transfer window created plenty of excitement for fans across the Premier League, with clubs splashing out eye-watering amounts of money once again. Top flight clubs spent £1.26 billion this summer, slightly less than £1.4bn that was paid out during the corresponding window in 2017. However, although the total spend wasn't as high as last year there have been some major signings, with the record transfer fee for a goalkeeper being broken twice in the past two months. Read…
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Can Pep’s City be stopped?

Manchester City have begun their Premier League defence in devastating fashion, dispatching Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates and hammering Huddersfield 6-1 at the Etihad. The 1-1 draw at Molineux is the only blemish on their record so far, but they can count themselves incredibly unfortunate not to have beaten Wolves. Many of their star players are still recovering from a summer of tournament football in Russia and yet the champions look even better than they did last season. So who…
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Five teams to watch out for this season

Predictably – and perhaps understandably – the hype for the new football season has centred on the top six in the Premier League. Can Pep Guardiola’s City side continue to dominate? Will Klopp’s Liverpool additions make them genuine title contenders? Can Mourinho snap out of his sulk and conquer his great rival? What will Arsenal be like post-Wenger? Can Sarri breathe new life into Chelsea? Were Spurs smart to avoid spending big in the transfer window? These are all key…
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Remembering an unpredictable World Cup

The World Cup in Russia was one of the most unpredictable major international tournaments in recent times. The latter rounds of most major tournaments read like a who’s who of footballing nations. However, this time round, the latter stages featured countries such as Sweden, Russia, Croatia and even England! The form book was thrown out of the window with the 2014 champions being knocked out in the group stages by South Korea, and in this article we take a look…
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New season, new strategy

It’s the start of another season, and though some things never change — Mourinho moaning about only having a net spend of a little over £300 million — it is a good excuse to turn over a new leaf. How about trying something new and different when it comes to your wagering strategy for the coming season? This article will look at a type of strategy that may at first appear straight out of left field but has a lot…
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FA Cup 2018/19: 4 top talking points about football’s greatest knockout competition

The long road to the FA Cup Final at Wembley gets underway on August 11 when 368 non-league clubs kick-off this season’s competition. A total of 736 clubs have entered the 2018/19 FA Cup, although only a handful hold a realistic chance of lifting the famous trophy next May. Eighteen clubs will make their FA Cup debuts this term, with all of them entering the competition in its preliminary stage. Read on as we look at some of the main…
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Performing above expectations at the 2018 World Cup

Along with every World Cup competition, there are always a few surprises that occur. Seemingly every time there are some teams that fail to live up to expectations while others exceed them. The 2018 World Cup was no exception with the top two favourites, Brazil and Germany, being eliminated early from the competition. Germany within the opening rounds and Brazil in the quarter final. On the other hand, there were many teams that did well in the competition, improving significantly…
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