Archive | August, 2016

World Cup Qualifier: Slovakia v England Preview & Betting Tips

Sam AllardyceSam Allardyce’s reign as England manager begins with a trip to Slovakia this weekend, as both teams begin their 2018 World Cup qualification campaign (5pm Sunday on ITV1).

The Three Lions crashed out of this summer’s European Championship in the round of 16, when they more …

Premier League: Watford v Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Granit XhakaArsenal will be looking to pick up their first win of the 2016/17 Premier League campaign when they travel to Watford, who are also awaiting their maiden victory (3pm Saturday).

Arsene Wenger’s charges ground out a 0-0 draw at Leicester City last time out, a result which more …

Premier League: Spurs v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Mauricio PochettinoTottenham and Liverpool go head-to-head at White Hart Lane in the most eagerly-anticipated match of the Premier League weekend (12.30pm Saturday, televised live on Sky Sports 1).

Spurs got their season up and running last Saturday, defeating Crystal Palace 1-0 in north London thanks to more …

Olympic Football Final: Brazil v Germany Betting Tips & Preview

Rogerio MicaleHosts Brazil will be aiming to banish the memories of Belo Horizonte and the 2014 World Cup when they take on Germany in the final of the Olympics men’s football tournament this weekend (9.30pm Saturday, BBC Red Button).

The Selecao were thrashed 7-1 by Joachim Low’s Germany side in the semi-final of the World Cup two years ago. It was more …

Premier League: Tottenham v Crystal Palace Preview & Betting Tips

Alan PardewTottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace will both be looking to pick up their first victories of the new campaign when they do battle at White Hart Lane (3pm Saturday).

Spurs secured a 1-1 draw against Everton in the first game of the 2016/17 season last Saturday, with more …

Champions League: Steaua Bucharest v Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Raheem SterlingManchester City‘s Champions League campaign begins with the first leg of their play-off tie against Steaua Bucharest in the Romanian capital (7.45pm Tuesday, BT Sport 1).

Man City have to contest this two-legged encounter for a spot in the group stage of Europe’s primary continental club competition after more …

Premier League: Chelsea v West Ham Preview & Betting Tips

Antonio ConteChelsea welcome West Ham United to Stamford Bridge as the two clubs complete the opening round of fixtures of the 2016/17 Premier League season (8pm Monday, Sky Sports 1).

Chelsea have replaced interim boss Guus Hiddink with former Juventus manager Antonio Conte (pictured), who led more …

Premier League: Arsenal v Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Jurgen KloppArsenal and Liverpool get their respective Premier League campaigns underway with a highly-anticipated clash at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon (4pm on Sky Sports 1).

Arsenal finished as runners-up behind Leicester City last time out, with Arsene Wenger’s team ending more …

Premier League: Man City v Sunderland Preview & Betting Tips

Pep GuardiolaThe Pep Guardiola era at Manchester City begins with the visit of Sunderland to the Etihad Stadium this weekend (5.30pm Saturday, BT Sport 1).

Man City underachieved last season by finishing fourth, with Manuel Pellegrini’s side only securing Champions League football with a victory over Swansea City on the final day of more …

Community Shield: Leicester v Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Claudio RanieriThe first prize of the 2016/17 season is on the line this weekend when Premier League champions Leicester City take on FA Cup winners Manchester United in the Community Shield at Wembley (4pm Sunday, BT Sport 2).

Three months have now passed since Leicester clinched the top flight title, an extraordinary achievement that more …