Football

World Cup Semi-Final: England v Croatia Preview & Betting Tips

Harry Maguire: England v Croatia PreviewOnly Croatia now stand between England and a place in their first World Cup final in over half a century when the two sides meet in their semi-final in Moscow on Wednesday (7pm live on ITV1).

Expectations were not particularly high coming into the tournament, but here England are, in the last four, with the more …

World Cup: France v Belgium Preview & Betting Tips

Romelu Lukaku: France v Belgium PreviewAfter both seeing off South American opposition in the last eight, France and Belgium meet for a place in the 2018 World Cup final in Saint-Petersburg on Tuesday (19:00 BST, live on BBC1 TV).

Belgium were considered a solid outside bet before things got underway in Russia, but France are the only one more …

World Cup: England vs Sweden Preview & Betting Tips

Gareth Southgate: England vs Sweden PreviewEngland have already enjoyed their best World Cup campaign since 2006 and have a very solid chance of making it through to the final four when they face Sweden in their quarter-final in Samara on Saturday (3pm live on BBC1).

Gareth Southgate’s side have already cast aside England’s traditional hoodoo. They had lost each of more …

World Cup: England vs Colombia Preview & Betting Tips

Harry Kane: England vs Colombia PreviewEngland have worked themselves onto the arguably easier side of the draw for the World Cup knockout stages, but they will find tough first opponents when they take on Colombia in their last-16 tie in Moscow on Tuesday (19:00 BST, live on BBC1).

Wins over Tunisia and Panama had already seen England secure their progression from Group G prior to more …

World Cup: England vs Belgium Preview & Betting Tips

John Stones: England vs Belgium PreviewEngland confirmed their place in the last 16 of the World Cup with a thrashing of Panama on Sunday, and first place in the group is now on the line when they face Belgium in Kaliningrad on Thursday (19:00 BST, live on ITV).

England were 5-0 up at half-time against Panama and seemed to go a bit lighter on them thereafter, adding just more …

World Cup: England v Panama Preview & Betting Tips

Ruben Loftus-CheekAfter requiring an injury-time goal to secure victory in their World Cup opener, England will hope to get the job done a bit earlier when they take on Panama in Nizhniy Novgorod on Sunday (1pm BST, live on BBC1).

England started well against Tunisia, creating danger with some slick moves and went ahead through an more …

World Cup: England vs Tunisia Preview & Betting Tips

Gareth Southgate: England vs Tunisia PreviewEngland will hope to get off to a good start at Russia 2018 by defeating Tunisia in their Group G opener in Volgograd on Monday (7pm live on BBC1).

The feeling around the England team seems to have changed as the World Cup has got closer. The apathy engendered by poor performances in their last two major tournament appearances has more …

Football Friendly: England vs Costa Rica Preview & Betting Tips

Jamie Vardy: England vs Costa Rica PreviewEngland bid farewell to their home supporters when they host Costa Rica in their final pre-World Cup friendly at Elland Road in Leeds on Thursday (20:00 BST, live on ITV).

The Three Lions extended their unbeaten streak coming into Russia 2018 with a 2-1 win against Nigeria at Wembley on Saturday. They are now undefeated in nine matches stretching back to more …

International Friendly: England vs Nigeria Preview & Betting Tips

Gary Cahill: England vs Nigeria PreviewEngland face potentially testing opposition when they begin their build up to the World Cup with a friendly match at home to Nigeria at Wembley on Saturday (5.15pm live on ITV).

Gareth Southgate was perhaps not the most exciting choice as England head coach, and he doesn’t have a more …

FA Cup Final Preview 2018: Chelsea vs Man Utd Betting Tips & Guide

Romelu Lukaku: FA Cup Final Preview 2018Manchester United are the marginal bookies’ favourites to defeat Chelsea and lift the FA Cup when the two sides meet at Wembley on Saturday (5.15pm, live on BBC1).

Man Utd are one of the most successful teams in the history of the FA Cup and would move level with Arsenal at the top of the standings with a 13th triumph in the competition if they were more …

Europa League Final Preview 2018: Marseille vs Atletico Madrid Betting Tips

Diego Costa: Marseille vs Atletico Madrid PreviewAtletico Madrid’s defensive solidity and experience in European competition should give them an edge over Marseille when the two sides meet in the 2017-18 Europa League final at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais (7.45pm Wednesday).

It is a first European final for Marseille since 2004 and only the fourth in the club’s history. Atletico won the more …

Swansea vs Stoke City Preview: Swans Need A Miracle

Carlos Carvalhal: Swansea vs Stoke City PreviewSwansea need a miracle to stay in the Premier League for another season even if they are able to defeat already-relegated Stoke at the Liberty Stadium (3pm Sunday).

Coming into the final weekend of the season, Swansea are 18th in the table, with only Southampton one place ahead now within their reach. The problem is that they are three points adrift and more …

Premier League: Southampton vs Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Fernandinho: Saints vs Man City PreviewTwo teams who have competed at opposite ends of the table throughout the campaign meet on the final day of the Premier League season when Southampton host champions Manchester City at St Mary’s (3pm Sunday).

The degree to which Man City have dominated this Premier League season is made evident by the more …

Premier League: Chelsea vs Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Eden Hazard: Chelsea vs Liverpool PreviewChelsea step into the last chance saloon in terms of finishing in the Premier League top four when they host Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday (16:30 BST).

Chelsea’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League looked to have been ended by their 1-3 home defeat against Tottenham Hotspur on April 1. That left them eight points behind more …

Premier League: Everton vs Southampton Preview & Betting Tips

Sam Allardyce: Everton vs Southampton PreviewEverton should secure victory in their final home match of the Premier League season when they host relegation-threatened Southampton at Goodison Park on Saturday (17:30 BST, live on BT Sport).

Everton came into the campaign with ambitions of pushing forward from their seventh place finish last season and more …

Champions League Semi-Final 2nd Leg: Roma vs Liverpool Preview & Betting Tips

Sadio Mane: Roma vs Liverpool PreviewA balanced performance should be sufficient to see Liverpool through to the Champions League final in the second leg of their semi-final tie away to Roma on Wednesday (19:45 BST).

Liverpool travel to Italy with a healthy advantage following their 5-2 victory at Anfield last week. A goal from Sadio Mane and more …

Premier League: Man Utd vs Arsenal Preview & Betting Tips

Arsene Wenger: Man Utd vs Arsenal PredictionsThe next leg of Arsene Wenger’s farewell tour sees him meet two of his biggest rivals from his time in England when his Arsenal side travel to Old Trafford to take on Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in the Premier League (4.30pm Sunday live on Sky Sports).

The rivalry between Wenger’s Arsenal and more …

FA Cup Semi-Final: Chelsea vs Southampton Preview & Betting Tips

Willian: Chelsea vs Southampton PreviewChelsea should be fancied to progress to their second consecutive FA Cup final when they take on Southampton in their semi-final at Wembley on Sunday (3pm live on BT Sport).

Chelsea lost out to Arsenal in last season’s final after defeating Tottenham Hotspur in the final four and more …

FA Cup Semi-Final: Tottenham vs Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Harry Kane: Spurs vs Man Utd PreviewA place in the FA Cup final is at stake when Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur meet in the first of this year’s semi-finals at Wembley on Saturday (5.15pm live on BBC1).

It is an encounter between two of the most successful teams in the history of the competition. United stand just more …

Premier League Betting Tips: Tottenham vs Man City Preview

Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs vs Man City PreviewThe two teams atop the Premier League form table meet when Tottenham Hotspur host champions elect Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday (19:45 BST).

Spurs have a perfect record of six wins from their last six league matches, and have won 11 and drawn three of their last 14. Indeed, their last league defeat came at the hands of City, in a 1-4 loss away at more …

Premier League: Man City vs Man Utd Preview & Betting Tips

Jose Mourinho: Man City vs Man Utd PreviewManchester City would seal the 2017-18 Premier League title with victory at home to local rivals and nearest challengers Manchester United on Saturday (5.30pm).

The two teams were tipped to contest this season’s league title, and while they do currently stand first and second in the table, Man City’s 2-1 victory away at Old Trafford in mid-December effectively more …

Champions League: Liverpool vs Man City Preview & Betting Tips

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool vs Man City Preview The two remaining English participants in this season’s Champions League meet when Liverpool host Manchester City in the first leg of their quarter-final clash on Wednesday (19:45 BST, live on BT Sport 2).

All five Premier League entrants made it through the group stage of this year’s competition, only for more …

Football Friendly: Netherlands vs England Preview & Betting Tips

John Stones: Holland vs England PreviewWith just four matches to go until their World Cup campaign gets underway in Russia this summer, England still look to have plenty of fine-tuning to do when they take on the Netherlands at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam on Friday (19:45 GMT, live on ITV).

England progressed unbeaten through the more …

FA Cup Tips: Man Utd vs Brighton Betting Preview

Chris Hughton: Man Utd vs Brighton PreviewManchester United will seek to bounce back from their European elimination in midweek by securing passage to the final four of the FA Cup at home to Brighton on Saturday (19:45 GMT).

Man Utd could have few complaints after falling at the last 16 stage of the Champions League with a more …

FA Cup: Swansea vs Spurs Preview & Betting Tips

Heung-Min Son: Swansea vs Spurs PreviewTottenham Hotspur are favourite to progress when they travel to Wales to take on Swansea City in their FA Cup quarter final at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday (12:15 GMT, live on BT Sport).

Spurs are one of the most successful teams in the history of the FA Cup, having won the competition on more …

Champions League: Barcelona vs Chelsea Preview & Betting Tips

Eden Hazard: Barcelona vs Chelsea PreviewBarcelona hold the key advantage of an away goal ahead of the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Chelsea at the Camp Nou on Wednesday (19:45 GMT).

Chelsea succeeded in keeping the game tight in the opening encounter at Stamford Bridge and had more …

Champions League Betting Tips: Man Utd vs Sevilla Preview

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd vs Sevilla PreviewAfter a goalless tie in the first leg in Spain, everything is to play for when Manchester United host Sevilla in the second leg of their Champions League, last-16 tie at Old Trafford on Tuesday (19:45 GMT, live on BT Sport).

Sevilla had the better of the first encounter in terms of both territory and chances, but a combination of the more …

Champions League: Spurs vs Juventus Preview & Betting Tips

Mousa Dembele: Spurs vs Juventus PreviewAfter producing a strong comeback in the first leg in Italy, Tottenham Hotspur will be confident of getting the result they need to progress to the last eight of the Champions League when they host Juventus at Wembley on Wednesday (7.45pm, live on BT Sport).

Tottenham were two goals down inside the more …