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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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Everton – from top four hopefuls to relegation candidates

"Welcome to Everton FC" (CC BY 2.0) by Ben Sutherland What a difference four months can make. Back in August, as the 2017/18 Premier League campaign was about to get underway, Everton were being touted by respected pundits as potential top four candidates. Meanwhile, fans of the Liverpool-based team were dreaming of challenging their more successful city rivals and looking forward to moving into to a new riverside stadium. At the time, the club had just forked out nearly £150m on new players…
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5 Premier League teams that could face the drop

After surpassing 10 matches in the current Premier League season and looking at the odds after comparing the best football betting sites, the relegation contenders are becoming a little more obvious. We have decided to take a look into the five most likely teams to be in the drop zone come May. Crystal Palace Palace had already plummeted to heavy odds-on favourites following a remarkably bad start to the season, failing to score a single goal in SEVEN matches. Frank…
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Who looks set to drop out of the Premier League?

There may still be around three months - and 13 games - still to be played of this season but the race to escape the bottom three in the Premier League is well and truly on. Although Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth seem to be flirting with the possibility of a relegation scrap they will probably avoid that tension and leave it to the sides that occupy the bottom six positions as we enter the second half of February. (more…)
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