Manchester City and their top targets to finally replace Vincent Kompany

Manchester City and their top targets to finally replace Vincent Kompany

Despite the signing of Nathan Ake, it is no secret that Manchester City remain in the market for another top-class centre-back. It appears that Ake will act as back-up for the injury-prone Aymeric Laporte on the left side of the back two as well as filling in at left-back when necessary. The club is still determined to find a long-term partner for Laporte on the right side and are seemingly prepared to spend big money to make it happen. We look …
Should Gambling Still Have a Place in Football?

Should Gambling Still Have a Place in Football?

Gambling and football have never been far away from each other. From the Saturday afternoons in the bookies before kick off, to the games of cards on the coach during away trips. They’ve formed a strong bond that has become almost inseparable in recent years. There will always be arguments about gambling’s role in football, but those arguments do not often take into account the bigger picture. Where financially the game is in comparison to other sports around the world. …
The history of bookmakers in the UK and the start of betting on the EPL

The history of bookmakers in the UK and the start of betting on the EPL

Whenever one thinks of betting and its beginnings, one always thinks of the UK with its myriad of betting shops and betting enthusiasts. It has always been a way for people to escape the mundane everyday life, while also having the chance to win some money and watch a match or two on the telly. However, before the days of online betting, casinos offering free spin bonuses, and betting on virtual matches, betting was considered illegal in the UK and …
Wolves at a Turning Point after epic season

Wolves at a Turning Point after epic season

With only 11 days left to the start of the season, the news of Matt Doherty’s departure and Traore’s recent diagnosis, fans of Wolverhampton Wanderers can feel very nervous. It is no secret that last season was long for Wolves, yes there was a break but Wolves essentially played 59 games across 383 days with around 20 players, eight of which made over 50 appearances.  Wolves fans will know Nuno Santo likes a small squad  - it helps foster a …
Political and Sports Betting to growth over £4.5 Billion by 2025

Political and Sports Betting to growth over £4.5 Billion by 2025

During the last few months, under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the betting industry has been at a loss, as almost no sports events were played. Events such as the English Premier League, the Indian Premier League, the NBA, and even the Olympics, were cancelled or postponed. Not many people thought that we would go months without any sports events. As a result, some events, like the NBA, are currently held without an audience, and with strict medical and …
Betting preview ahead of England's Nations League opener versus Iceland

Betting preview ahead of England's Nations League opener versus Iceland

England kick-off their Nations League group stage campaign with a trip to Reykjavík to take on Iceland on Saturday evening. The Three Lions just missed out on the final last time out after finishing third in the 2019 tournament with Portugal lifting the trophy after beating Holland in the final so Gareth Southgate will be looking to go one better this time around. England and Iceland have been drawn in Group A2 along with Belgium and Denmark so Southgate will …
Premier League 2020-21 Season Preview

Premier League 2020-21 Season Preview

Rodrigo will offer Leeds United potency from wide areas

Rodrigo will offer Leeds United potency from wide areas

When a club shells out its record transfer fee for a player, expectations are inevitably going to be stratospheric. That will be no different for Rodrigo at Leeds United this season, as the 29-year-old forward embarks upon an exciting new adventure in the Premier League. Having completed his £27 million switch from Valencia to Leeds United, it’s fair to say that fans will be hoping Rodrigo will excel for their team, in what has been an agonizingly long-awaited return to the …
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