Category Archives: Football players

The youth of today: five Premier League youngsters sat on the bench or in the stands

The Premier League has forever been a theatre of dreams for youngsters hoping that one day they will christen the top flight. Liverpool, who are currently 1/100 to win the Premier League with the best online sports betting sites, are well known for bringing through players from their academy and have used a number of youngsters in cup competitions this season. Here are five youth players currently finding it difficult to break through to the first-team. Phil Foden Despite Manchester…
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Five European sports stars who could enjoy big money transfers in the January window

The January transfer window will slide open in a matter of weeks, and already the biggest clubs in Europe will be casting their eye over any potential signings. It could be a particularly interesting window, with the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Napoli and Lyon all needing to bring in reinforcements after below-par starts to the season. 'Samuel Umtiti' - Ronnie Macdonald via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Perhaps the quintet below will be on their post-Christmas shopping…
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Underrated? Five signings who have slipped under the radar this season

Being underrated is sometimes a good thing; it enables a player to get on with their job without the limelight, but it also means less pressure to continue to perform in that manner. With the Premier League 2019/20 season well and truly underway, here are just five of the signings that have gone about their business with little fuss, but with great results. Ayoze Perez - Leicester City Following five years at Newcastle - where he netted 42 goals in…
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The greatest Premier League team of the decade

As we approach the end of 2019, we look at some of the greatest talents to grace the English Premier League from 2010 to the 2019/2020 season. In a league conspicuously deprived of the magical duo of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, we have witnessed some of the game’s biggest talents doing what they do best week after another. As you enjoy betting on the EPL with Betway, check out our selected team of the decade. David De Gea De…
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Gary Charles and his new life helping addicts

He went down in history as a solid England defender and player for the likes of Nottingham Forest, Aston Villa and West Ham. But it’s unknown to many that Gary Charles, who has now been sober for 12 years, uses his experience to help those who are battling with addiction. Although his own struggles played out publicly at the height of his career, part of his recovery journey and his mission to help others comes with the work he does…
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West Ham star falls hook, line and sinker for Noble ruse

Camaraderie is hugely important in football, giving teams a vital edge against opposition that aren’t all on the same page. With that in mind, West Ham United fans will be delighted to discover that key members of their squad are fostering a fantastic team spirit. Hammers’ captain Mark Noble is well known for leading from the front and doing what he can to generate positivity around the squad. The midfielder has recently showcased that ability perfectly after teaming up with…
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Ranking the 5 Best England U-21 players

After a considerable gap, the England national team structure is finally booming again. Gareth Southgate’s revolutionized the Three Lions domination on the world stage and the array of talent has helped his case.  England are rightly considered one of the betting favourites to win the 2021 U-21 Euros – click here to find a list of the best new betting sites of 2019 - that's in no small part to the improved quality of talent and coaching in the England…
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Eight tricks footballers use to stay calm

Remaining calm under pressure is one of the most important attributes a top-class footballer can possess. Players who suffer from nerves or get over-excited before or during games can suffer a significant drop in their performance, potentially costing their team the opportunity to win a match. There are many factors that can affect performance, but it is possible to use numerous techniques that will allow players to relax and perform to the best of their abilities. Read on as we…
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The rise of super human footballers

Modern-day football has changed rapidly since the start of this century, with developments in sports science making the game a very different place than was previously the case. There are four main strands to sports science - physiology, psychology, motor control/learning and biomechanics – with each playing an important part in enhancing player performance. First utilised by the former Eastern Bloc nations back in the 1950s, there was a big boom in the study of sports towards the end of…
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EPL Transfers which could take place In January 2019

There has been a lot of gossip since the transfer market closed in the summer and with it closing early this time around, many missed out of their prime targets which are why we could see a busy January window. Normally when clubs try to sign players during this period the prices are sky high due to the impact it will have on the team the player is leaving. If you fancy a punt on any transfers you think will…
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