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Starting Eleven To Close

Posted on March 3rd, 2022

It’s with sadness that I have to announce that Starting Eleven will be closing. When I started this, there wasn’t really an alternative out there, however now there are quite a few that not only provide similar functionality, but provide a much better user experience. Unfortunately I can no longer dedicate the time needed to […]

Ranking the 5 Greatest Comebacks Made By Footballers

Posted on December 13th, 2020

The hallmark of great and inspirational footballers is their ability to overcome the most challenging times in their careers. This post covers the five greatest comebacks made by footballers who encountered career threatening moments but rose again.  5. Aaron Ramsey Aaron Ramsey arrived at Arsenal in 2008 with a lot of promise. However, two years […]

Who Topped The List Of Most Popular Football Players 2020?

Posted on December 13th, 2020

The issue of the most popular football players is usually contentious due to subjective views. There are specific factors that can be used to create a list. On the other hand, some fans love skillful players while others relish certain lifestyles and demeanors. However, regardless of the list of variables you use, some players always […]

Online Soccer Betting Today: Exciting Tips For Beginners

Posted on December 11th, 2020

Soccer is arguably the most popular sport globally, with millions of viewers watching games in different amateur and professional games every week. Thanks to the number of fans, broadcasting companies battle it out for exclusive airing rights, with the winners making millions through paid subscriptions. Online betting companies are also making a killing thanks to […]

Greg Clarke- UK Football Could Lose both Clubs and Leagues

Posted on April 16th, 2020

The FA have stated that they could easily face losses of up to £150m. English football is now facing the danger of losing clubs and even leagues. The main cause of this comes down to economic challenges that nobody could have ever predicted. The season has been halted for the time-being and this is all […]

Who will win Euro 2020?

Posted on December 19th, 2019

The upcoming European Championships, known as Euro 2020, will be different in many ways. Firstly, to celebrate 60 years of the tournament, it is being held all over Europe, rather than in a single host nation. No less than twelve different cities in twelve countries will host games during the event. Perhaps more importantly, it […]

Football Formations And Tactics Explained

Posted on December 3rd, 2019

Besides huge bonuses like the promotion for Ladbrokes for soccer punters, one of the greatest things about football is that there are thousands of ways to play. As such, it’s the team manager’s job to mold how a team plays, and you can note a massive difference between how elite teams play compared to amateurs. Each side […]

What Is Going Wrong At Manchester United?

Posted on October 9th, 2019

The season started so well for Manchester United with their 4-0 win over Chelsea, but since then the Red Devils have won just twice in nine outings in all competitions. It’s also fair to say that those two 1-0 wins over Leicester City and Astana were less than thrilling entertainment for the Old Trafford faithful.  […]

What to look for in a good online casino

Posted on August 29th, 2019

Playing at online casinos has been growing in popularity in recent years. No longer is the only way to play roulette, blackjack or poker a trip to your local casino. Now it’s a case of just going online where all those games and more await you. But what should you be looking for If you […]

6 Most common Tactical Formations in Football

Posted on August 6th, 2019

The most exciting thing about football is that there are numerous ways to play it. A manager has to mould different ways a team plays. You only need to have one look at the elite end of the game to notice the difference in the team formation and how they play. Watching a football game […]