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The Famous Footballers Who Love a Flutter

Football can be exciting, as players are bound to feel a surge of adrenaline when they score a goal or help lead their team to victory...

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Is Alexis Sanchez Man Utd’s Worst Signing?

Premier League clubs spend millions on players and pay them outrageous weekly wages. Not every signing works out though and that has been..

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Who Is Going To Win The 2019/20 Champions League?

The new football season is well underway, and the best leagues in Europe are already preparing us for yet another exciting year. Of course,..

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Are the Reds finally ripped for the title?

After the 3rd round of English Premier League, the picture is getting sharper. Liverpool and Manchester City are easily outscoring..

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Can Anyone Break The Big Six In The Premier League?

Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham have claimed the top-six places in the Premier League for the..

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Europe

Who will Real Madrid sign to turn around their dismal fortunes?

It’s been a terrible year at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium as Real Madrid have suffered the pain of ending their La Liga campaign stuck in third place behind their rivals..

May 28, 2019 with 0 Comments

Two Very Important Football Betting Myths

Football betting odds are normally set based on two important criteria – what bookmakers consider the most likely outcome to be and what kind of money is being bet on a certain..

November 1, 2017 with 0 Comments

Do Manchester United Really Need To Spend In Order To Replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic?

Zlatan Ibrahimovic may have divided opinions on himself through his career, but there can be no question that the 35-year-old’s record puts him alongside the best strikers..

April 26, 2017 with 0 Comments

Inter Will Do Anything To Get Diego Simeone, And Who Can Blame Them?

A big statement from the Nerazzurri...

April 26, 2017 with 0 Comments
World

The five strangest Premier League signings of all time

There’s no doubting that the Premier League is big business. Whether it be from the clubs who spend millions upon millions of pounds on star players or punters who are busy..

January 5, 2019 with 0 Comments

Spain looking more and more like shrewd World Cup pick

It’s 23rd June 2014 at the Arena de Baixada, Curitiba, Brazil. Juan Mata has just put the finishing touch on a 3-0 win for Spain over Australia in World Cup Group B. The result..

June 14, 2018 with 0 Comments

The Three Lions to lift the trophy this year?

England go into every big tournament as favourites to win as their media and the pundits always get over excited and it usually gets to the players heads. For the best world cup..

May 9, 2018 with 0 Comments

What Next!? Some Of The Strangest Post-Football Careers

Chris Lincoln looks at some of the more unusual careers players take after hanging up their boots...

April 20, 2017 with 0 Comments

Video

I Suppose This Was Interesting, I Guess…?

Marouane Fellaini provided the most exciting moment of the Manchester derby...

April 27, 2017 with 0 Comments

Mainz Fans Gives Bundesliga Side Team-Talk On The Pitch

Would this ever happen in England?

April 6, 2017 with 0 Comments

SPL Contender For Worst Miss In The History Of Football

We’ve seen some very bad misses in our time, but we think a winner for the worst miss of all time has finally been found… Step forward Aberdeen striker Miles Storey,..

April 5, 2017 with 0 Comments

Cheeky Bolivian Yoot Massively Takes The Piss With Backheel Goal

Sebastian Melgar. Remember the name.

March 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
Features

EFL: Three savvy summer signings by football league clubs

There is always a flurry of transfer activity during the summer months, and it’s often difficult to keep track of all of the incomings and outgoing across the EFL. Clubs..

July 5, 2019 with 0 Comments

Diego’s crazy days delved into by new film ‘Maradona’

IN RECENT years Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have slugged it out for the title of the world’s best player. But back in the 80s, there was little doubt about who the..

June 28, 2019 with 0 Comments

New issue of Late Tackle: out NOW!

The June / July edition of Late Tackle is on sale – here’s a snippet of what features… England’s dreaming – Liverpool, Spurs, Chelsea and Arsenal have taken..

May 23, 2019 with 0 Comments

Why the League Cup still matters in English football

Tom Griffin examines how the Carabao Cup is benefitting clubs at all levels of the professional game

May 22, 2019 with 0 Comments

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