Category Archives: Football players

Overweight footy players who showed that fitness is overrated

It is all well and good notching goals and assists when you have a six-pack, bulging pecs and a 50-inch vertical leap, but try doing all that when you are so out of shape that a light jog leaves you out of breath, or you have not been able to tie your own laces for weeks. These were the obstacles that the players on this list were faced with and yet overcame them to become the greatest overweight footballers ever.…
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Has Robert Lewandowski been robbed of the 2020 Ballon d’Or?

Before the season restarted again after the impact from the global pandemic ensuring that all football was cancelled to ensure that social distancing measures were able to be put in place, the Ballon d’Or executives said that the trophy will “take a break” in 2020 which is the first time this has happened since 1956. Although this is obviously upsetting news for the organisers of the trophy, many feel as if this was the year that Ronaldo and Messi’s reign…
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Soccer players with best stats today

For the last 15 years or so, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been ranked as the world’s best players. Ronaldo is famous for his remarkable longevity in the game, surpassing the expectations of many fans, while Messi's dribbling skills have earned him a place in the history books. Additionally, the Argentina native has remained loyal to Barcelona since the start of his career, making him an almost unique player. While the celebrated duo have earned their place amongst the…
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Come and do the Bosman: the five best free transfers in Premier League history

The sporting-world has come to a halt and given how free betting picks aren't something we see often, we’ve decided to list what we consider to be five of the best free transfers. The initiation of the Bosman ruling in 1995 allowed players to sign for other clubs at the end of their contract for free. Since this, the Premier League has seen some wonderful bargain buys over the years and here are what we believe to be five of…
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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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