4 Big Teams That Surprisingly Didn’t Make the World Cup

This year’s World Cup in Russia has produced some fantastic games already. Few will forget Portugal’s epic 3-3 draw with Spain and a masterclass in goal scoring from the perennial talent Cristiano Ronaldo. At the time of writing, Brazil are the 4/1 favourites to win the tournament over at William Hill. But there are a…

Asian Handicap Betting 101

In sports where a drawn game or match is one possible outcome, Asian handicap betting differs greatly from regular (or European) handicap betting, tilting the chances of a payout in favour of the player. It is a system that can be used by players of all abilities but there are some situations in which it can pose…

Must Haves for Football Fans in 2018

Just Around the Corner The 2018 World Cup is now upon us, and sports fans from all across the globe are getting on board the hype train ready to ride in and celebrate triumphs and fails alongside their favorite players, coaches, and teams. But it isn’t just the players that have changed over the years,…

Everything You Need for this Year’s World Cup

A Bit of History Can you feel it? Can you feel the electricity in the air, the thick, palpable anticipation for this year’s FIFA World Cup. Usually just called the World Cup, this event was started in the 1930s by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). This international competition has been a celebrated event…

A Look At The Stadiums in Russia For The World Cup

The World Cup is now just a week away and the excitement is certainly building, with nations playing their final warm-up games before getting on the plane to Russia where they’ll settle into their training camps before the competition gets underway on the 14th June in Moscow. A huge part of any World Cup is…

Sports Sponsorships – A story from the Netherlands

Let’s talk a little bit about the betting industry in general today. The Netherlands have recently been at the forefront of a storm with all the activity relating to gambling institutions making their foray into the world of sports sponsorship. A few big deals just before some the biggest international sporting events in the country…

World Cup Success not Beyond England if Their Key Men Perform

England National Team head into the 2018 World Cup in Russia with expectations at an all-time low after their recent poor showings at major tournaments. The Three Lions were woeful in Brazil four years ago and their embarrassing exit from the 2016 European Championships against Iceland was another big disappointment for England’s long-suffering fans. However,…

World Cup 2018: Preview, Talking Points and Opinions

This summer’s World Cup in Russia promises to be a fiesta of football, with a host of nations in with a genuine chance of winning the game’s ultimate prize. Brazil are chasing their sixth World Cup success, but the likes of Germany, Spain, France, Argentina and Belgium are all strongly fancied to make their mark…

Steps to Make Correct Football Predictions – A Noob Guide

Football, unarguably the most popular sport in the world, isn’t as difficult to predict as people make it out to be. Carrying out some analysis into the game isn’t rocket science, and can be done easily by following few right steps. Although football involves plenty of statistics, which play a very important role in making…

Best Football Apps of 2018: 9 That Every Fan Needs

With this years premier league season well and truly started, it’s tough to find all the information you need in one place. Not all football apps have all the latest match news, scores, stats, odds and live football information that you desperately need in your life as a fanatic football fan. What makes choosing the…

Football’s Relationship with Mental Health

The stigma attached to mental health is slowly disappearing. As the outer world is listening to the loudness of the debate on mental health, football is following suit. Wellbeing charities and celebrities are speaking more frequently and even the Royal Family are spreading the word. The aim is to change our perception of the illness,…

The Curious Case of Toby Alderweireld’s Contract Situation

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly taking a hard stance over the contract situation of their star defender Toby Alderweireld. According to reports from The Times, Spurs are willing to let the Belgian defender leave the club in the summer after the contract negotiation reached an impasse. The Belgian has a contract at the club till 2019….