Tag Archives: Premier League

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…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More
 

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…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More
 

Parachute payments – the financial impact of relegation

Relegation is a bitter pill to swallow for all football fans, but for fans of those teams relegated from the Premier League, it can be particularly hard, given the financial implications of no longer playing in England’s top flight. In order to reduce the financial difficulties that can arise from relegation, the Premier League gives the three relegated sides parachute payments, which equate to £90 million, spread over three years. The Premiership relegation odds from Betfair expect to see Cardiff…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More
 

Premier League update – the race for the top four

With 14 to games to go in the Premier League there's a big race to secure a top four spot and a place a next season's Champions League. Manchester City are long odds on to claim the title, while Manchester United show no signs of relinquishing their grip on second place. Chelsea, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal complete the top six, but only two of that quartet can join the Manchester duo in Europe's top club competition. Bookmakers rate Chelsea…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More
 

Will Stoke survive in the Premier League?

It’s been a disastrous season so far for Stoke City who are now facing the reality of a relegation fight. With 24 games played they have managed to win just 6 and they currently have the worst defensive record and goal difference in the league. Their terrible form saw The Potters dispense with manager Mark Hughes who had led them to a 13th placed finish last season, and now it seems things could possibly go from bad to worse in…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More
 

Man City fancied to march on at Liverpool

Manchester City visit Liverpool on Sunday aiming to take another big step towards winning this season's Premier League title. City currently lead neighbours Manchester United by 15 points, with Chelsea and Liverpool lagging further behind in third and fourth places. The visitors are priced at 5/4 to win the game, with Liverpool on offer at 21/10. The draw can be backed with Fun88 at 53/20. City's Gabriel Jesus is still out with a knee ligament injury, although he could return…
Comments 0 Comments
Read More Read More