West Ham United and the Continuous Sapping of Optimism in East London

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There have been so many reasons why football in its current Covid-laced state – without fans – is a bit bland. There’s no real atmosphere – however much they pump in fake crowd noise – to aid a sterile game and augment a great one. There’s no roar, yell, or rally cry after a fourth […] READ MORE


Betting Sites Thriving in a Busy Summer of Sports

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The sporting schedule may have been depleted through the spring, but many top sports have returned and things are about to get a lot busier through the summer and the rest of 2020. As announced on June 26, the NBA is set to become the first of the four major professional sports leagues in the […] READ MORE


What Are the Most Popular Sports by Betting Volume?

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With the rising popularity of sports betting, many sports fans are now seeking to enter the betting market. During the sports season, established sports bettors spend billions of dollars collectively every year while betting at licensed online betting sites, casinos, and local betting shops. From the total volume of bets estimated from online betting, local […] READ MORE


The Odds of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Leaving Arsenal This Summer

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Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been in the transfer headlines quite a lot recently. Normally he is making headlines for scoring goals, but this time he is being linked with a move away from his current club. What are the Odds of Aubameyang Leaving Arsenal? The Player’s Situation Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is coming off […] READ MORE


Is Champions League Finally Manchester City’s to Lose?

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The top of the UEFA Champions League regularly sees teams like Barcelona and Real Madrid fighting it out to determine who the best team in Europe is. But this year, the side that could emerge and take the trophy is Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. With so much going for them heading into the 2018/2019 Champions League […] READ MORE


EPL 2018/19 Season: Who will be the winners, losers and also-rans?

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The World Cup has come and gone, but there is little time for football fans the world over to sit on their laurels as the new domestic seasons are only a matter of a few short weeks away. All eyes will be turned to the EPL 2018/19 season to see if Manchester City can repeat […] READ MORE


The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 2000-2003

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In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-if?’ moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […] READ MORE



Football in 1977: How it Compares with the Present Day

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ITV’s ‘The Big Match‘ was a football highlights show in the 1970s. This article compares aspects of the two eras based on re-runs of football in 1977 recently screened by BT in the UK. It is safe to say that quite a lot has changed in the 40 years since. Sand and Mud Perhaps the most obvious […] READ MORE


Swansea City in Prime Position to Progress Under Paul Clement

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Swansea City had a productive end to the transfer window, bringing in Renato Sanches and Wilfried Bony from Bayern Munich and Manchester City respectively. The club lost their best player, Gylfi Sigurðsson, for a lucrative £40 million fee, plus add-ons and Paul Clement has reinvested those funds efficiently to build a side capable of improving on their […] READ MORE