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

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 Mosco

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 fan

The Hidden Beauty of Serie B

One of the most engaging divisions in recent years has not, in fact, been one of the top European leagues that get so much media attention and hyperbole. It has actually been – and of course, this is all a matter of opinion – Italy’s Serie B, the second tier of Italian foo

Champions League Preview: Bayern Munich vs Celtic

The Champions League is back this week and there is no shortage of exciting games to come. The leaders in England and Italy come head-to-head as Manchester City host Napoli on Tuesday, while Tottenham and Real Madrid lock horns with Gareth Bale and Luka Modric in with a chance of facing their former employers

Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs Napoli

Following a long and laborious international break, club football has finally returned and with it is the comeback of the Champions League. Europe’s heavyweights will go toe-to-toe on Tuesday and Wednesday evening as every fans favourite competition returns for its third game-week.

5 Football Tips For This Weekends Football

We have another packed weekend for you at FootyStats and we have hand picked 5 matches from tomorrow to provide our analysis and tips. Manchester United V Crystal Palace- Over 2.5 match goals With the well documented starts to the season for both clubs, backing Man Utd this weekend won’t return muc

Argentina Superliga Matchday 4 Preview

Previously know as the Primera División, the new Argentinian Superliga could not have a better kick-off with Boca Juniors and River Plate as the only teams to hold a 100% record after three rounds

Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Preview

Of all of the games new Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson could have asked for this weekend, playing against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium would probably have been dead last. The Premier League’s bottom side take on the top team with 13 points already separating the two with just five games gone.

Betting In The Portuguese Primeira Liga: David or Goliath?

After a short break due to the international fixtures, the Portuguese Primeira Liga (Liga NOS) is returning this weekend. It promises to be a very interesting match day, as it is the first after the transfer window has closed, and it is also the last test before the Uefa Champions League group stages begin.

Preview: Five ‘bankers’ in European Football this week

We always look for teams that are ‘certainties’ in our eyes to win and on paper should win comfortably. Whilst sometimes the odd shock of the favourite not being able to break down their opponents, the favourites normally win. Here are five teams that the stats are suggesting are ‘bankers’ this

Preview: Liverpool V Hoffenheim – Are Klopps Side Back on Form?

Champions League nights are back at Anfield following Liverpool’s absence from the European competition. In the reverse fixture Liverpool ran out 2-1 winners courtesy or an Alexander-Arnold free kick and an own goal. Whilst taking a lead back to England was important for the Merseyside team, the two away goals could be pivotal

Preview: Sunderland v Leeds United

It’s been 15 years since this was a Premier League fixture and that’s where both clubs hope to be playing next season. Sunderland fans haven’t seen their side win a league game at the Stadium of Light since December 17 last year when they beat Watford 2-