Chelsea Backed for a Big Win against Sunderland

Chelsea take on Sunderland in the final game of the Premier league campaign looking to enjoy the day by grabbing a victory and by lifting the Premier League title at the end of the game.

The blues have already wrapped up the title with a few games to spare. Yet, manager Antonio Conte has been displaying the same kind of passion and commitment that he has shown throughout the campaign. As a result, the Chelsea manager was celebrating each and every goal of this team in the 4-3 win over Watford on Monday night. The Italian is expected to do a similar thing on Sunday, as Chelsea look to reach 93 points – a tally that will better their performance from the 2005-06 season.

Sunderland will not pose much of a trouble coming into the game, but Chelsea can be expected to provide some major entertainment to the fans. Since the blues have been scoring more than three goals in four out of the last five games, it would be great to back the home team to score at least three goals in this match. Continue reading “Chelsea Backed for a Big Win against Sunderland”

FA Cup Final 2017 Preview

The year 2002 was the last and only time Chelsea and Arsenal met in the FA Cup final, but on May 27, 2017, some 15 years later, the London rivals will go head-to-head at Wembley in the end of season showpiece.

Both clubs put in impressive performances in the semi-finals, with Chelsea edging past Tottenham Hotspur in a thrilling encounter and Arsenal defying all odds by beating Manchester City 2-1 after extra time. Antonio Conte’s side are likely to be going for a domestic double, as the Blues are seemingly heading for the Premier League title, whilst the Gunners are going in search of their third FA Cup victory in the last four years after triumphing in 2014 and 2015. Continue reading “FA Cup Final 2017 Preview”

Betting odds have been placed on the next Barcelona manager

Luis Enrique’s time in Camp Nou as the head coach of Barcelona is ticking down as the Spanish manager has already confirmed his decision to step away from the coaching position of the club and now rumors are spreading around as to who is going to become his successor.

Barcelona was recently knocked out of the 2016-17 edition of the UEFA Champions League after losing to Juventus in the quarter-finals with an aggregate scoreboard of 3-0 in favor of the Italian club.

This was a surprising result as Barcelona were one of the favorites of clinching the European title for the fact that world class players such as: Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta, it just wasn’t enough for them to score a single goal against the defensive wall that was established by Juventus.

Even with this defeat, any manager would be more than pleased to be selected as the next manager of Barcelona as they have a plethora of talent from all over the pitch and a list of candidates emerged.

According the website, this is the list of potential managers of Barcelona along with how likely it is to actually happen. Continue reading “Betting odds have been placed on the next Barcelona manager”

Kluivert called for questioning

Former Dutch striker Patrick Kluivert has been questioned by the Dutch police following the arrest of a gang involved in illegal betting.

It appears that Kluivert owes the gang some money and that they were applying pressure in order to recover their funds.

However, there is no proof at the moment that Patrick Kluivert has been involved in any illegal activities and his lawyer said that the police only wanted additional information on the case.

It all started when the police arrested a gang that was pressurisingKluivert to repay money that he owed them. They issued threats, and this prompted the former Ajax striker to seek the assistance of the police who arrested the gang.

However, during their investigations, it was found that Patrick Kluivert was involved in betting during the time when he was the coach of FC Twente’s reserve team. He placed bets on the first team’s result during the season 2011 and 2012, but at this time it was not an illegal thing to do. Continue reading “Kluivert called for questioning”

Southgate to talk with Klopp

Gareth Southgate has had a phone call with Jurgen Klopp after Adam Lallana has been injured on international duty with England. Lallana is an important player for Liverpool, and the German manager would have been counting on him ahead of the derby match that will saw Liverpool play against Everton, and for the remaining games of the season in what will be a crucial period for the club, who are fighting to make the Champions League spaces.

Gareth Southgate said that he does not want the injury to Lallana to cause any hard feelings between the Liverpool manager and himself. He said that Klopp has always been supportive of the England team and that it will be silly to let a small issue like this to destroy a relationship. Continue reading “Southgate to talk with Klopp”

Sutton United’s Wayne Shaw resigned after pie-eating betting issues

On February 20 of the ongoing year, Sutton United hosted Arsenal for their FA Cup match and it resulted in a 2-0 triumph for the team of Arsene Wenger as they came out on top with a victory but the highlight of this encounter was not the actual game or the result, there was something that occurred off of the pitch that has caused an aftermath and has reached the headlines of football websites and magazines from around the world.

At around the 80th minute of this FA Cup match between Sutton United and Arsenal, on the sidelines of the home team, the substitute goalkeeper Wayne Shaw could be seen starting to eat a pie. In that same period of time, an English newspaper’s betting company that was also sponsoring Sutton United for this specific match had posted a 8-1 odds that Wayne Shaw was going to eat something in the actual game. Continue reading “Sutton United’s Wayne Shaw resigned after pie-eating betting issues”