Everyone loves the unpredictability that sport throws up, with football regularly producing unusual results on a weekly basis. Of course, consistently defying the odds and winning the league is less frequent, which is why Leicester City’s Premier League title success in 2016 is a truly memorable one.
Given the unique circumstances
English football is in a strange state of limbo as it stands. While the entire country is locked down, the show must go on in the Premier League, and while that’s great for fans looking for a release, it could be changing the way we view and consume the game
Are you looking for information about football betting? You might find this read useful. Football's widespread gambling was very popular and known even before the 1960s when football gambling was not yet legal. And until the present time, football gambling is still prevalent not only for the fun of watching
In the highlights of international football, we've seen several youngsters step up their game for their respective countries and in particular, Chelsea star Mason Mount has piqued the interest of Jamie Redknapp following his last performance.
The retired English midfielder took to the media to urge the Blues youngster to show
When players in a team have dropped down the pecking order for a manager, we see them be, at least, involved in matches like a League Cup or a match against a small team.
But that isn't the case with Mesut Ozil in Mikel Arteta's team. The German midfielder has not
Football as it already has a wide range of matches being played daily. Now former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announced his suggestion for the UEFA Nations League to be discarded and the FIFA World Cup and Euro tournaments to be taking place every other year in a bid to adapt
With the 2020 summer transfer window has come to a close last week, we've witnessed the completion of many deals. As some signings could have been written off as insignificant, there are also some that could be said to be one of the best and to watch out for.
On October 1st, 2020, the draw for the UEFA Champions League group stage was made in Geneva. The occasion always brings about much intrigue among football fans as they wait to find out which European powerhouses will be meeting each other in the competition’s table-oriented phase. For Liverpool, the draw
Looking at things from the outside in, it might seem like professional football players have fully dedicated their lives to the sport we all love so much. While this is true for some, football players are just as multifaceted as the rest of us. Not everything can be about football
The outcome of the match was no longer in question. Still, that didn’t mean Alphonso Davies couldn’t add a little bit more magic to the proceedings.
Bayern Munich were well in command of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona, en route to a stunning 8-2 triumph. Already four goals to
In part two of the Manchester United season review, Devesh and Suwaid join Anubhav to discuss the Europa League semi-final defeat and the expectations from the transfer market. They also reflect on the young crop of talented youngsters in the academy and finish with what they expect from the Reddevils
Ronald Koeman made the bold choice to leave his post as manager of Netherlands to join Barcelona, taking his place in the famous Camp Nou dugout. He was offered the position earlier in the year when the Catalan club sacked Ernesto Valverde. However, the Dutchman rebuffed their approach, forcing Barca
On May 28th, 2018, Liverpool agreed on a deal with Monaco for Fabinho. The transfer saw the highly-rated Brazilian swap the Stade Louis 11 for Anfield, one of the world’s most famous stadiums. For around £40 million, Fabinho parted ways with the French side as the core of their 2016-17
FPL's new player price values have been released for the upcoming Premier League season and our in-house FPL experts Anirudh Shenoy and Samson Baretto shared their first reactions to the newly released figures. Listen in as they crunch the numbers and give their predictions for the forthcoming season!
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Alphonso Davies has already broken several records during his relatively short career. The 19-year old was the first player born in the 2000s to play in Major League Soccer, as well as being the youngest-ever player to represent Canada on the international stage. Furthermore, he was the youngest player to
Soccer is a game that requires a lot of stamina from the players. As the players have to be active for the game of 90 minutes, they cannot carry a hobby of smoking or any other thing that can be hazardous for them. But still, some popular players have been
The time has come! 30 Years in the making as Liverpool take home the Premier League Title during this unprecedented time. But with 7 games left to go, the rest of the table is still all to play for. In this article, we will be looking into how this victory
Tranmere have been left devastated by the EFL’s decision.
After a spectacular rise from the National League, which saw consecutive promotions to League Two then League One, Tranmere Rovers are relegated again by the thinnest of margins as the season is brought to a premature close.
Many at the club, and in
Barcelona are currently two points ahead of Real Madrid in the Liga table, with 11 games to spare. On the face of it, it looks like a 3rd Spanish title in 3 years is on it's way hinting at a trend of growing dominance and success. However, scrape away at
The Bundesliga is back and despite all of the changes, not least, games being played behind closed doors, it’s back with a bang! As the season hots up, with Bayern Munich in the driver’s seat for the title – for an eighth successive season – and understandably the favourites in
Contrary to belief, at the peak of his career, Owen was a once-in-a-lifetime player. Moreover, throughout the modern era of English football, few players have been able to generate as much excitement as the Chester-born striker. So, why is he underappreciated by English football fans?
The Prolific Poacher Reached the Very
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As the Bundesliga returned to action this past weekend, it seems only suitable to remember one of the best players in the history of the German flight. Probably not the best because of some bad luck, Michael Ballack was not only one of the best players in
The most popular sport to bet on in the world is football. Millions of people from all over the globe place football bets every week of the season.
Some will bet on leagues local to them, so UK fans will bet on the Premier League and so forth. However, others will
For many players, competing in the Premier League is the ultimate ambition - but the path to the top isn’t always peaceful. While many players are on the books of top-level clubs for years or make the switch from one of Europe’s other elite competitions, for others it is truly
Edson Arantes do Nascimento who is better known as ‘Pele’ is considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time. But his journey to becoming the greatest was not as easy as one would think. World-renowned players like Christiano Ronaldo and Leonel Messi are in awe of
When we discuss card games in India, Indian rummy often tops the list among card players. If you didn’t know already, rummy card games are said to be originated in Mexico and Spain as early as the 1800s that subsequently sprawled across the globe and reached India early enough and
The worldwide COVID-19 lockdown has proved to be a boon for online cash games like poker. We do not know when this global crisis is going to peter out or even hit the pause button, the only sure thing we know is we must continue exploring our best selves as
Liverpool are so close to basking in Premier League glory, and as it stands going into the final week of April, the Champions League winners are two wins away from the title.
Sadly for the reds of Merseyside, they may yet be denied a first title since 1990 due to extraordinary circumstances. They
It can be observed in every sports structure in force, that in the sports management model presented, there are several flaws that prevent the huge potential of the sports consumer market that we face being exploited. The causes that explain the question presented are numerous, such as the lack of
These days, there must be thousands of online slot games and each house tries to stand out in a different way. Of course, casinos offer games from most renowned provides, slots that are inspired by famous video games or movies etc. However, the best way to attract new players is
Arguably, Football is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is not hard to understand what is going on the ground when the players are going after the ball. We see that there are two goal posts on both the sides. There are 22 players together, 11
We know the COVID-19 lockdown has left us all cooped up in the four walls of our homes. Many among us are complaining about the prison-like confinement, however, the internet comes as a massive relief in such times and if you are fond of skill games likes poker, we say
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We begin our long journey in Europe with Albania. What is Albania known for? Not for its football, that is for sure, although football is Albania’s most beloved sport. It was very hard to find an obscure story about Albanian
Ah, Germany! Forever, a hotbed for talented youngsters from across Europe to make a mark. Today, we speak to a 17-year-old Marco John. A forward-thinking midfielder who loves to operate in tight spaces and play those killers through balls, the German is fast making waves on Hoffenheim's youth scene.
Barcelona’s decision to sack Ernesto Valverde may have come as a surprise to some. After all, the club sit top of La Liga and safely secured their passage to the Champions League last 16 from a group that included Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan.
Some may roll their eyes and lament
It took only 22 minutes for the Norwegian wonderkid to make a decisive impact on proceedings for Borussia Dortmund.
19-year-old Erling Haaland signed with the German club after conquering Europe by scoring goals in the current Champions League edition, wearing the Salzburg shirt.
It was September 17, 2019, when he made his
Blood, sweat, tears and a rush of adrenaline. The thrill of the moment. Glory, that elusive pleasure, just a few moments away from being elusive no longer. These are the words that come to mind when one thinks of Ranbhoomi, the largest sports fest in Central India. Organized by students
We are bang in the middle of the winter transfer window, and there have already been some interesting transfer rumors making the rounds and giving fans hope or despair depending on which side of the transfer story they are in. The likes of Zlatan and have already made their blockbuster
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The Mediterranean country of Italy is the cultural powerhouse of Europe. From the inception of the Roman civilization to modern-day art and culture, the land unified in 1861 has been shaped by a multitude of regional customs that transcend into the footballing philosophy and heritage of the
EA Sports’ FIFA is one of the most successful video games in history. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, FIFA is the best-selling sports video game franchise ever, with more than 260 million copies sold since its launch in 1993.
And the latest installment in the franchise, FIFA 20
Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola has made it clear that he wants three important signings in the next transfer window before extending his contract with the club. He wanted some fresh faces during the last summer as well, however, there were only two players brought into the squad. The widely known
The Champions League is Europe’s best competition. It involves the best clubs from each league, playing for possibly the most wanted trophy. Throughout the years, there were many legendary matches that will stay embedded in the fans’ memory without a doubt.
These matches proved that the impossible is possible and that
Soccer players will often tell you that they only score goals when they’ve got their goal-scoring boots on, and while Jimmy Grimble managed to become the ‘Messi of the Manchester Schools Cup’ wearing a pair of 50-year-old cleats, unfortunately even he might struggle to hit the back of the net
Association football is, without a doubt, the most popular sport in the world. And as such, it is also one of the most lucrative. The most valuable football club in the world - Real Madrid, according to Forbes Magazine's list for 2019 - is worth more than $4.2 billion, with
Which national football teams are the "strongest" today? The nations with the most trophies won at major international competitions show a pretty clear picture: Spain, England, and Italy have the strongest clubs in Europe (by trophies won in the Champions League), and Brazil, Germany, and Italy are the strongest in
Can Zidane bring glory back to the Bernabeu
With all the recent talk of Real Madrid building an era with their rising stars, it’s time to take a closer look at their current form and whether or not they have turned a corner. Since the start of the season, Los Blancos
For most football fans, the Premier League is considered the best league in the world to watch due to its competitive nature. As a result of this, it is also the best league in the world to make use of top bookmaker sites to place bets on the action. For
The 2019-20 English Premier League season has already begun and the time for predictions are here. As it has played out till now, Liverpool, Leicester City and Chelsea have come out as the top 3 teams in the championship. Man UTD is close behind, winning 8 matches and drawing 2
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The North West cities of England punch above their weight when it comes to football. The teams of Liverpool and Manchester have a success rate better than that of rivals in London, despite the capital city being significantly bigger.
These northern teams have gone through different phases over
In some cities, football stadiums can be iconic venues. In both the US and the UK, there are plenty of well-known, iconic football stadiums that anybody from the area, or any die-hard football fan, is going to be familiar with. These grounds are often just as important to the make-up
We’re back with an article looking at the potential big-hitting captains ahead of Gameweek 9. This week there are quite a few good options available but we'll keep it simple and give our top choices. We've picked 4 players that we believe have the best probability of returning a double-digit
The Premier League season in England has undoubtedly got off to a scintillating start, with Liverpool justifying much of buzz and hype surrounding them by setting the pace in style and leaving Manchester City with a major challenge on their hands.
Elsewhere, we have seen Leicester City once again emerge as
Many sporting fans are looking for trustworthy online sportsbooks where they can bet on their favorite teams and players and put their money on the best odds. At super betting sites, you can find reviews on the best virtual bookmakers that will make your online betting easy and fun. In
The party that followed Sheffield United’s promotion to the Premier League was a big one. An open-top bus weaving through the streets of the Steel City, confetti fluttering in the wind, flares blasting thick red smoke into the air, with thousands of gleeful Blades fans paying homage to the team
Man City have topped the goalscoring charts for the last two Premier League seasons and they have secured consecutive titles as a result of their offensive prowess. Pep Guardiola’s men have made a blistering start to the new campaign, banging in 16 goals in their opening five games. Yet a
Written by Daksha Iyer
With the first international break now coming to a close, Fantasy managers are no doubt welcoming the return of the Premier League on tomorrow eager to roll in big points. The fixtures this week, however, are in no mood to make things too easy, in what would
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With the Champions League getting underway once again this month, many of Europe’s clubs will be hoping to make their mark on the continent’s premier club competition. English champions Manchester City are the favourites to lift the trophy along with a host of
Robert Lewandowski’s name is synonymous with the Bavarian giants. The moment you think of Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski’s name is bound to pop up. He has been the heart, soul, and blood of the German club's forward line for quite some time now. Since being roped in by Bayern Munich,
There can be no denying that the 2018 World Cup saw a tremendous change in attitude from England after a disastrous Euro 2016. The atmosphere in and around the team was overwhelmingly positive, acting as a catalyst to England's best World Cup finish since 1990. The semi-final defeat to Croatia was hard
Football is a law unto itself on many levels. Every weekend grown men and women travel the length and breadth of the country, many with more than a nagging doubt their day will end in heartbreak and crushing dejection.
It is a sport where players are paid tens of thousands of
The Copa America 2020 will be the 47th time that this tournament has been held. It is one of the biggest football tournaments in South America and always offers plenty of excitement for football fans (and for those of you who love betting on the outcome of the many matches).
Die Fußballwelt hat eine große Meldung: Manuel Neuer könnte schon bald durch Alexander Nübel ersetzt werden. Doch ist dieser Wechsel wirklich sinnvoll? Es zeigte sich bei einem Spiel zwischen Bayern und Schalke, dass Alexander Nübel eine ernst zunehmende Konkurrenz für Manuel Neuer darstellt. Denn beide standen sich beim Spiel auf
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Post a long summer of talks and speculations regarding his transfer by the Vesuvius, the baby faced Mexican Hirving Lozano, also nicknamed ‘El Chucky’, finally appeared on Italian soil.
The long desired signature of the Mexican starlet on a 5-year deal worth 42 million euros is awaiting final confirmation,
Although the VAR system has already been used in European leagues, the Champions League, the FA Cup, and the Women’s World Cup, this is the first season that VAR will be fully implemented in the Premier League. After two weeks, there have already been several controversial decisions and high-profile calls
For the addicted football fan, the summer transfer window just about fills the void in terms of their football fix until the real business starts in early August. But with yet another transfer window been and gone, which Premier League clubs can be proud of their summer business and who
DC United was going all guns blazing in July 2018. They were on a great run of form and were very close to the playoff spot. On 12th August, they had to face Orlando City at Audi Field in a crunch match. They could not afford to lose this game,
"A choice that came from the heart."
These were the words spoken by Radja Nainggolan when asked about his come back to his former team, Cagliari. The answer given by the 31 years old Belgian midfielder was not random, his heart, in fact, does have roots in the Sardinian city. Cagliari
Juventus have pulled off the transfer coup of the summer by signing Dutch wunderkind Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax in a €75million deal. The 19-year-old was the hottest property in world football and they saw off ferocious competition from Barcelona, PSG and Manchester United to capture his signature. It came
Marco Asensio left the stadium after Real Madrid's match against Arsenal in an ambulance after suffering what looked to be a very serious injury. Asensio had a good performance before having to come off on a stretcher. Madrid fans feared the worst and now it looks like their nightmares have
Written by Sneha Das
When Ruud Gullit was appointed player-manager at the West London club, after a season-long of highs and lows with Glenn Hoddle, the hubbub had not been one about the Dutchman’s credibility. It was the first managerial venture for the Ballon d’Or winner. A year back he’d joined
Moving into July, we are at the point where transfer windows really start to become heated and the big clubs are not backing down from making tempting offers that star players really can't deny. Clubs all across Europe are currently in a race to bag the most popular players.
With Manchester City and Liverpool being so dominant in the EPL last season, the time has come for another team to step up to the mark and compete for the top honours in the 2019/2020 season. The only team that looks capable of making the leap is Tottenham Hotspur. But
Manchester United is always in the news. Off late there has been a lot of chatter regarding their transfer incomings and outgoings. Let's take a quick look at the top trending news. To read each news piece in-depth, click on the link beside the headline.
Tahith Chong named as an emerging
Neymar has come a long way since his Santos days. The thin, almost-gangly teenager who burst onto the scene in the Brazilian league around the turn of the last decade offered explosions of skill and flair. The young Neymar played football in a way that only Brazilians can, his pure
Manchester City fans have enjoyed a wild ride over the past couple of years. A historic 2017/18 saw the Sky Blues notch an unprecedented 100 points in the Premier League before winning their third Premier League title. Not only did they successfully defend that title in 2018/19, but they also
Every time the Africa Cup of Nations comes around, it is met with an imperceptible nod by some while others can hardly contain their excitement.
When watching the tournament, there is always the chance that the next George Weah will jump out of the screen at scouts the world over and
After weeks of wildfire rumour, Frank Lampard finally landed his dream career move, making the leap from Derby to Chelsea after just one full season as a manager of an English club.
In doing so, the Chelsea legend swaps wet weekday outings to Millwall for the bright lights of the Bernabeu
The Premier League gave us a lot of entertainment in 2018/19, with arguably two of the best teams in the division’s history being separated by just one point after 38 games.
Expect an equally exciting 19/20 season with a number of other teams likely to spend big to close the gap
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For Arsenal fans, the Europa League final at Baku was an all too familiar sight. Seeing their attractive football and determination push them for so long, only to fall short of the finish line. Serial Europa League winner Unai Emery was left