The Europa Expectation

With the old terrace chant of " Channel 5 - Thursday night" no longer applicable it could be argued that the Europa League has improved it's standing in the eyes of fans and punters over the years and certainly Manchester United will be hoping so as they begin their Europa League campaign tonight. United venture into slightly unknown territory tonight in Denmark as they visit FC Midtjylland … [Read more...]

Chelsea v Man Utd – Both Teams To Score at 5/2 !

As  fans prepare for a return to Premiership and Championship football after last week's FA Cup exploits another betting offer from Coral has emerged for the Sunday Premiership fixture between Chelsea and Manchester United . Will Fernando Torres return to his ex Liverpool ways where he scored regularly against Manchester United ? Will Ronnie Wellbeck continue to find the net in the absence … [Read more...]

Premier League 2013/14 – Top Goalscorer Betting

With the Premier League 2013/14 Win and Relegation betting markets offering little solace to punters with some very short odds it may be worth looking at other markets to find a value bet. The Top Goalscorer market usually provides some value and this year's odds seem to be reasonable . So who do the bookies think will be the Premier League's top scorer in the 2013/14 season ? Step forward … [Read more...]

Premier League Betting Review – 2013/14 Season

With the start of the 2013/14 Premier League season only a day and a half away the mainstream media are at pains to inform us the this coming season will be the most competitive for years . Fans of Championship clubs will no doubt smirk at this statement because if you want to see competitive then look no further than the Championship , League One looks pretty competitive as well which can only be … [Read more...]

Entire dynasties line up against Wigan

Alex Ferguson has every right to feel satisfied , although United's goals only came in the second half, it was a victory achieved without Wayne Rooney, with Robin van Persie involved only for the last 20 minutes and Shinji Kagawa on the bench the entire game. Hernandez missed a penalty early on but by the time the game had finished no one remembered, and it didn't matter. In the first half … [Read more...]

England Fixtures pose worries

England fixtures coming up include Oct 12, San Marino (h); Oct 16, Poland (a); and Mar 22, 2013, San Mariono (a).  The question is: does Wembley inhibit England players? Although Hodgson thinks that the players got hold of the ball and played well, it took Frank lampard's late penalty in the last fixture (England 1, Ukraine 1) at Wembley, to transform the match that so nearly dashed England's … [Read more...]

How many strikers do you need to win a competition?

This summer's transfer market has hardly been filled to the brim with forwards being moved around. Man United now have the equivalent talent in their strikers as the foursome who achieved the Treble in 1999, according to Fergie. Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie, Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez are among the world's best, however, how many strikers exactly do you need to win a competition these … [Read more...]

What are England’s chances against Italy?

Italy and England are actually very similar, the Azzurri came out and looked like attacking against the Republic of Ireland, and absorbed all the pressure against both Croatia and Spain in Group B. Both sides are naturally cautious, however, England is less likely to be caught out on the break by the Italians as they would have been if it were Spain. Wayne Rooney has been off form, what … [Read more...]

England’s Chow Down in Kiev

Azzurri tackle Roy Hodgson’s England in Kiev with the winner getting the privilege of taking on the mighty Germany on Thursday. Wayne Rooney is well polished up having been a bit rusty mid-week. He marked his comeback recently in fine form with a superb goal on Tuesday against Ukraine, sending England through triumphantly as group winners. After eight years without a goal up until he tapped one … [Read more...]

England v Belgium Betting Review

England take on Belgium this afternoon at Wembley Stadium in an International Friendly game which will be their last game before the Euro 2012 competition commences . Commentators believe that new England coach Roy Hodgson will use this game to field his strongest team in preparation for England's first game at the Euro 2012 tournament against France. England are without experienced midfielders … [Read more...]