Arteta: Players have Learnt

Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta said that he is happy with the way this season is going and he believes that Pep Guardiola has been doing a great job ever since he took charge of the club. He said that the players have adapted well to the Spaniard training methods and believes that they are now reaping the fruits.

Mikel Arteta said that last season was a difficult with many players struggling with Guardiola’s tactics as well as training methods, but he feels that they have adapted well this season. Read more »

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You’ll find a plethora of options available online with big brands, such as Paddy Power, giving you free bets for just signing up. In fact, check out the finer detail here – Paddies New Customer Offers & Sign Up Deals, you’ll discover a wealth of options. The great thing about Paddy Power, as with a lot of the leading online bookies. There’s some great betting options. You can bet in-play and be rewarded with free bets for doing so. Read more »

Malta Expected to Lose against England in Qualifiers

Malta take on England in a game at the Ta’ Qali National Stadium looking to cause a major upset.

England come into the game keen to extend the lead in the World Cup qualification group. Minnows Malta are not capable of causing a major upset, but if they even get a draw it would be a mammoth result for the team. Regarded as the whipping boys in the International qualifiers, Malta have once again found the bottom of the group and have not been able to pick up any points. Even after six matches in the qualification group, Malta are bottom of the table.

England come into the game after having achieved a relatively good opening to the World Cup qualification group, but results have turned sour in recent games after the appointment of Gareth Southgate. The former Middlesbrough manager has also had a numerous disappointments to deal with ahead of the game with the likes of Wayne Rooney announcing international retirement just after being on the verge of a recall. Read more »

Who Are The Real Title Contenders?

With the EPL 2017/2018 now just underway, we’re already getting a good look at the early form of the teams. Although it may be optimistic to consider Huddersfield up there with the big boys just yet – remember what happened with Leicester just a couple of years ago!

For the sake of this review though we’ll take a look at the big names in turn and nominate who their key player is likely going to be this season. Of course, by May it’ll likely be completely wrong Read more »

Footballers Jump into Racing

Most footballers go into management after the end of their career, like Zidane has done spectacularly, or end up in the pundit’s chair like Gary Linekar and Alan Shearer, but some others switch sports altogether. There is an increasing trend to see players making a move to horse racing by buying horses.

Indeed with the amount of money they have made during their playing career, it is easy to understand how they can afford to buy quality horses. Here are a few players that have made the switch from football to horse racing. Read more »

Portland Timbers vs LA Galaxy Betting Tips

Portland Timbers had to settle for a 2-2 draw against Houston Dynamo in their previous encounter.

The Timbers made a fantastic start to the game with Diego Valeri opening the scoring in the 13 minute with a brilliant shot off the crossbar. Mauro Manolas equalised for Dynamo in the 37th minute following a goalkeeping error from Jake Gleeson which allowed him a shot on goal. The Timbers made it 2-1 before the break with Valeri setting up Sebastian Blanco who bagged his fourth goal of the campaign. Dynamo looked to be headed for their first home defeat of 2017 but Juan Cabezas popped a brilliant header from a free kick to level scores nine minutes from time. Meanwhile, LA Galaxy settled for a 0-0 draw against high-flying Seattle Sounders, a result which sees them positioned ninth in the Western Conference.

The Timbers are comfortably positioned fourth in the Western Conference, but their recent form has not been promising with just a solitary win in five attempts. Read more »