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The Football Lawyer: What would the true cost of moving the 2022 World Cup to winter be?, Football

The Football Lawyer: What would the true cost of moving the 2022 World Cup to winter be?

Sponsors and rival tournaments could be in line for compensation, while holding the Qatar tournament in the summer poses other costly problems.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 29 August 2013 at 12:29 pm

iBet: Kiyoshi’s form looks rock solid, Sport

iBet: Kiyoshi’s form looks rock solid

Form book lovers will be salivating about the credentials of Kiyoshi fir this, as the 5/1 the favourite for next year’s 1,000 Guineas puts her reputation on the line in Ireland on Sunday.

By | Sport | Thursday, 29 August 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Team news vital to goal prospects at Villa Park, Sport

iBet: Team news vital to goal prospects at Villa Park

This is a match that smacks of goals to me, although the bookies obviously agree because it’s long odds on that there will be at least three.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 28 August 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Lambert And Rodgers likely to give it a go in the Capital One Cup, Sport

iBet: Lambert And Rodgers likely to give it a go in the Capital One Cup

Paul Lambert has a fast improving side of young and hungry players

By | Sport | Tuesday, 27 August 2013 at 1:01 am

Premier League shirt sponsors pour record £166m into top-flight bank accounts – with Arsenal seeing the biggest rise, Football

Premier League shirt sponsors pour record £166m into top-flight bank accounts – with Arsenal seeing the biggest rise

The combined shirt sponsorship income of the Premier League’s 20 clubs has again defied the recession by rising £18.65m year-on-year to a record £165.75m this season – with big winners but some fallers among the new deals.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 26 August 2013 at 1:51 pm

iBet: United have more obvious corner winners

There are already signs that Mourinho’s formation won’t offer too much genuine width in the classic fashion

By | Sport | Monday, 26 August 2013 at 10:21 am

Cup more than half full for Brazilian football minnows, Football

Cup more than half full for Brazilian football minnows

To begin, a health warning. Regular readers of this column, if such things exist, should make a mug of strong, sweet tea and find a sturdy armchair in which to settle.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 23 August 2013 at 4:39 pm

iBet: Laudrup’s Merry Men Should Have Too Much Quality For Romanians, Sport

iBet: Laudrup’s Merry Men Should Have Too Much Quality For Romanians

Swansea were put to the sword by Manchester United on Saturday, but manager Michael Laudrup will know that will be one of his team’s hardest matches of the season and tonight’s task should be altogether more straightforward.

By | Sport | Thursday, 22 August 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Super Mario Could Be The Game Changer For Milan, Sport

iBet: Super Mario Could Be The Game Changer For Milan

Last season I tipped up Napoli at an each way price for Serie A, and they had a great season, finishing a clear second to Juventus.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 21 August 2013 at 2:00 am

iBet: Two managers who could feel the pressure…, Sport

iBet: Two managers who could feel the pressure…

This is a bit of a fun market (although obviously not for those involved), but it is interesting to note that over the last 10 years only two favourites have won it, and that in all the other years the ‘winner’ of the Sack Race was at least 12/1 and at up to 33/1 at the start of the season.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 at 2:00 am

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