Monthly Archives: May 2019

Champions League Final: Tottenham and Liverpool eager to snap trophy drought

Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool face a date with destiny on June 1 as they meet in Madrid in the final of the Champions League. Both sides have qualified for next season’s competition via their league position, but each will be eager to end the current campaign by claiming the prestigious trophy. The match is also hugely important for the respective managers, with neither Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp winning any silverware during their time in the English game. Read on…
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Europa League Final: Arsenal and Chelsea set for epic battle

Two Premier League giants will be in the spotlight on Wednesday as Arsenal and Chelsea battle to claim the Europa League trophy. The London rivals are set to go head-to-head at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan, and both will be eager to end the season on a high note. The winners of the competition automatically qualify for the 2019/20 Champions League, although Chelsea have already secured a spot via their league position. Read on as we assess the two…
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Goals on the cards as Aston Villa face Derby County in the Championship Play-Off Final

Aston Villa and Derby County meet in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley on Monday with a place in the Premier League on the line. With promotion to the top flight estimated to be worth around £170 million to the winning side, the game is sure to be a hard-fought encounter. Villa finished fifth in the Championship during the regular season, with a run of one defeat in their final 13 matches securing their place in the play-offs. Derby also…
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Football betting figures in the UK

Betting is a growth industry in the UK as an ever-increasing number of punters race to place bets on the outcome of their favourite sports matches. Premier League football, Grand Slam tennis, the next Anthony Joshua fight, if the masses have an opinion on the outcome you can be sure bookmakers will be putting together a market and accepting bets. We’ve seen a shift over the last decade of punters placing the majority of their bets online compared to gambling…
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FA Cup final: Mental preparation the key to success

A leading sports psychologist says the team that has the best mental preparation with be the one who wins the FA Cup Final at Wembley on Saturday. Manchester City and Watford meet at the national stadium in a game many pundits are predicting will result in a comfortable victory for the North West side. City are chasing the treble after claiming the Premier League title and Carabao Cup this season, while Watford are aiming to win the first major trophy…
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What will 2019-20 hold for Sheffield United and Norwich City?

It’s official. Sheffield United and Norwich City will be making their way back to the Premier League for the 2019-2020 season. The Canaries beat Blackburn 2-1 at Carrow Road on the 27thof April to confirm a top two place in the Championship. They went on to prove their worth after beating Aston Villa by the same scoreline the following weekend. Just one day after the Canaries victory over Blackburn, Sheffield United also secured a place in the top flight after…
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Manchester City – Premier League Champions 2019

Man City wrapped up the Premier League title by sweeping Brighton aside in a 4-1 victory at The Amex on Sunday afternoon. It made them the first team to secure back-to-back Premier League titles since Sir Alex Ferguson’s Man Utd side a decade ago. Pep Guardiola’s men will now go down as one of the greatest teams in the history of English football after prevailing in an absolutely gripping title battle with Liverpool. They rattled off 14 consecutive victories at…
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Can Watford upset Manchester City in the FA Cup Final?

Although Watford are vying to be the best of the rest in this season’s Premier League, it would nonetheless be regarded as a major shock if they can prevail against quadruple contenders Manchester City in the 138th FA Cup Final. It would be even more surprising as it’s not too long ago that City were on the wrong end of a massive Cup Final shock. Watford are currently 4/1 to lift the trophy for those looking for an outside bet…
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