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Our latest football blogs.

Can Tottenham Have a Say in the Title Race?

Posted on December 30th, 2018

For many, this Premier League season is shaping up to be a two-horse race. Defending champions Manchester City look like they are going to have their work cut out if they are to be the first team to win back-to-back titles since 2009. A look at https://www.paddypower.com/football/english-premier-league for Paddy Power’s latest Premier League outright odds suggests that even […]


Some Premier League Predictions for 2019

Posted on December 7th, 2018

It feels like the Premier League season has just got underway, but already we are reaching the busy Christmas period which usually acts as a catalyst for, or puts a dampener on, most teams’ seasons. For many teams, the narrative has changed dramatically from the start of the season to this point of the beginning […]


How you can use tactics to improve your betting skills

Posted on November 12th, 2018

Football has never changed, it’s always been eleven against eleven on a similar-sized pitch with exactly the same objective: to score goals. Yet somehow, every generation seems to want to reinvent the wheel, find new and impressive ways of lining up on the pitch and defeating the opposition. Teams played with a sweeper in the […]


Football Tips – Friday 19 October 2018

Posted on October 18th, 2018

WITH international football out of the way for another four weeks, competitive club action returns in earnest tonight with sides all across Europe looking to maintain their good start, or get their season up and running. The same could be said of punters who’ve been looking to profit from the betting market all season, and […]


Will Newcastle stay up? Supercomputer says ‘No’

Posted on October 11th, 2018

The international break has prompted talkSPORT to fire up their so-called ‘supercomputer’ in a bid to see what the table will look like at the end of the season. To many, it will come across as more of a gimmick and really just a way of whiling away the time until the international break is […]


Liverpool 2005/2018 Combined XI

Posted on September 20th, 2018

4-4-2 or 4-3-3? Or maybe experiment with a back three, a pair of wing-backs and a No 10 in a 3-5-2 formation – or is that 5-3-2? There are almost infinite ways to line-up 10 outfield players, and that’s before getting to the players themselves. Take Liverpool, for example. They’re one of the most exciting […]


Is Eden Hazard in Line for another Player of the Year Award this Season?

Posted on September 11th, 2018

Eden Hazard was fairly subdued by his standards in Chelsea’s dismal 2017-18 Premier League campaign under Antonio Conte and only scored 12 goals. This was his second-worst return since his debut season in the English top flight, but now it looks as though the Belgian could be back to his brilliant best. It could well […]


Assessing England’s Chances At World Cup 2018

Posted on June 6th, 2018

“Gareth Southgate” (CC BY 2.0) by Ben Sutherland The bookmakers might not be giving England much hope and most fans aren’t in a hurry to talk-up the national team’s chances at World Cup 2018 but there’s reason to be optimistic this time around. That doesn’t mean Gareth Southgate’s team are going to win the tournament but like centre-back […]


Possible Starting Eleven for England Versus Tunisia

Posted on May 15th, 2018

Harry Kane // enviro warrior // CC BY-SA 2.0 England play Tunisia in the opening game of their World Cup Russia 2018 campaign. Kick-off is on Monday 18th June at the Volgograd Arena. With the competition looming, Southgate will be keeping a close eye on the players as they play their final games of the domestic season. Who will he […]


Looking forward to the 2018 World Cup

Posted on May 10th, 2018

As the biggest sporting event of the year draws ever closer, 32 nations across the world are gearing up to watch their teams compete on the most impressive stage in the world, the World Cup. In 2010, Russia was announced as the host, with the official logo for the tournament unveiled in 2014, by cosmonauts […]