Archive | January, 2014

Premier League: Newcastle United v Sunderland

Gus PoyetNewcastle United aim to end a four-match winless streak in Tyne-Wear derbies when they entertain local rivals Sunderland at St James’ Park on Saturday (12:45 GMT).

The Magpies come into the match on the back of just one win in their last five league matches, but are well placed in the Premier League table in eighth, with 37 points from 11 wins, four more …

Premier League: Spurs v Man City Preview

Plenty of goals should be expected when Tottenham Hotspur host Manchester City at White Hart Lane on Wednesday (19:45 GMT, live on BT Sport).

Spurs come into the fixture on the back of six undefeated league matches under the stewardship of Tim Sherwood. They are fifth in the Premier League table, level on points with more …

Merseyside Derby: Liverpool v Everton in Premier League

roberto martinezTwo contenders for a top four finish meet on Tuesday when Liverpool host Everton in the 222nd Merseyside Derby (20:00 GMT, live on BT Sport).

Liverpool have enjoyed a strong season and are fourth in the Premier League table, one point ahead of their local rivals, with 43 points more …

FA Cup Preview: Chelsea v Stoke

In-form Chelsea are clear bookies’ favourites to emerge victorious from the FA Cup Fourth Round at home to Stoke City on Sunday (15:30 GMT on ITV1).  more …

Sky Bet Chase Preview: Frank the form at 20/1

venetia williamsThe Sky Bet Chase is a competitive high-class handicap and we have unearthed an interesting 20/1 each-way betting tip hailing from an in-form yard  (3.15pm, Saturday, Doncaster).

Former champion trainer Paul Nicholls has a good record in this race, winning in 2009 with Big Fella Thanks and in 2005 with Colourful Life. He looks to have a very decent chance again this more …

FA Cup: Bournemouth v Liverpool Preview

Championship side Bournemouth will be hoping to pull off a shock result when they host Liverpool in the Fourth Round of the FA Cup on Saturday (12:45 GMT, live on ITV 1).

Bournemouth have enjoyed a solid campaign after gaining promotion to the second tier at the end of last season and are 16th in the table, seven points clear of the relegation places, with 31 points more …

Premier League: Chelsea v Man Utd Preview

jose mourinhoIn form Chelsea will be eyeing all three points when they host under-performing Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (16:00 GMT, live on Sky Sports).

The Blues have moved into title contention following a string of strong results over the festive period and are third in the Premier League table, two points off leaders Arsenal with 46 more …

Premier League: Liverpool v Aston Villa Preview

luis suarezLiverpool will be confident of securing all three points when they welcome out of form Aston Villa to Anfield on Saturday (17:30 GMT, live on Sky Sports).

Brendan Rodgers’ side have enjoyed a very good season and are fourth in the Premier League table with 42 points from 13 wins, three draws and five defeats. They were involved in a highly entertaining match last weekend, winning 5-3 away to Stoke City.  more …

Premier League: Newcastle v Man City Preview

alan pardewManchester City will hope to build on an excellent run of Christmas period results when they travel to St James’ Park to face Newcastle United on Sunday (14:05 GMT, live on Sky Sports).

Newcastle have not been in great form of late, having lost each of their last three matches in all competitions, but still find themselves in a solid eighth position in the Premier League table with 33 points more …

Premier League: Man Utd v Swansea Preview & Tips

wilfried bonyManchester United will be keen to put a stop to their recent run of bad results when they host Swansea City at Old Trafford on Saturday (17:30 GMT, live on Sky Sports).

The reigning Premier League champions are seventh in the table with 34 points from 10 wins, four draws and six defeats. They are 11 points short of leaders Arsenal and five points from the top four with just more …