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‘Tis the season for a sacking: Who’s gone and who’ll be going next

Mark Hughes is one of the latest managerial casualties of the 2018/19 season. The Welshman, recently sacked from Southampton now joins asmall, yet ignominious group of managers who have been removed from two posts in the space of a calendar year. No mean feat to say the least. It’s no secret that managers come and go with increasing speed in football nowadays, with some football clubs almost operating a revolving door policy when it comes to their managerial appointments. The…
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Comparing odds for the results in upcoming Premier League matches

Premier League matches The Premier League is always an important league for bettors and this season is no different. All the bookmakers are offering odds on Premier League matches with some more generous than others.For fans of sports betting, the football season means each week it is important to scour the odds at different bookmakers to ensure you are getting the best deal. Read on for the latest odds and advice on where to place your bets for the best…
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Difficult to back against Manchester City in the Premier League title race

The Premier League title race is shaping up into an exciting battle, with five teams in with a realistic chance of finishing top of the pile. Reigning champions Manchester City lead the way after 14 games, two points ahead of Liverpool with Chelsea a further five points adrift in third. Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur round-off the top five, one point behind the Blues. (more…)
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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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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…
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