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Fifa threatens Brazil with World Cup expulsion (almost…), Football

Fifa threatens Brazil with World Cup expulsion (almost…)

June 12, 2014. England against Brazil in the opening game of the World Cup. Surprisingly the stands at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo are almost entirely empty…

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 18 October 2013 at 2:44 pm

UFC: Irresistible force Cain Velasquez meets the immovable object Junior Dos Santos in Houston, Sport

UFC: Irresistible force Cain Velasquez meets the immovable object Junior Dos Santos in Houston

They don’t get any bigger than the heavyweight championship of the world and that’s exactly what’s on the line this Saturday night.

By | Sport | Thursday, 17 October 2013 at 2:50 pm

The Football Lawyer: Qatar 2022 compensation claims and the problem with quotas, Football

The Football Lawyer: Qatar 2022 compensation claims and the problem with quotas

The reality is that Fifa and Qatar cannot predict what a court might rule…

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 15 October 2013 at 3:50 pm

iBet: Ukraine In Ominous Form Heading Into Poland Clash, Sport

iBet: Ukraine In Ominous Form Heading Into Poland Clash

England should get the job done against Montenegro but it’s hard to advise a bet at 2/5 given that they have played them three times and all three have ended all square, including the Group H qualifier in March.

By | Sport | Friday, 11 October 2013 at 2:01 am

Commonwealth Games: This week I start a relay that will cover 118,000 miles, 70 nations and territories in just 288 days, Sport

Commonwealth Games: This week I start a relay that will cover 118,000 miles, 70 nations and territories in just 288 days

The Queen’s Baton Relay is the official journey that invites each Commonwealth Country to the Games.

By | Sport | Monday, 7 October 2013 at 8:00 am

iBet: Tromso May Concentrate On Trying To Stay Up, Sport

iBet: Tromso May Concentrate On Trying To Stay Up

Swansea like to play the possession game and European football seems to suit them. The also have a manager who is sure to give the competition a go.

By | Sport | Thursday, 3 October 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Watch City V Bayern, Bet In Moscow!, Sport

iBet: Watch City V Bayern, Bet In Moscow!

The game to watch tonight is surely Manchester City V Bayern Munich. But I can’t call it from either a match odds, goals, bookings or corners perspective and better value might lie in the relatively low-key game in Moscow, where two teams who are particularly tight at the back go head to head.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 2 October 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Lightning Unlikely To Strike Twice At Celtic Park, Sport

iBet: Lightning Unlikely To Strike Twice At Celtic Park

Purists might want to tune into the Arsenal V Napoli clash tonight but for a bet it might be better to head to Celtic Park where I expect Barcelona to beat Celtic.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 1 October 2013 at 6:42 pm

iBet: Expect Goals As Basle Take On Schalke, Sport

iBet: Expect Goals As Basle Take On Schalke

Swiss Superleague leaders Basle continue to be under-rated by the bookmakers and their games tend to feature goals. Those with a long memory may recall that they beat Manchester United at home in Group C in 2011 and drew 3-3 at Old Trafford in a game they probably deserved to win.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 1 October 2013 at 2:01 am

iBet: Villa Unlikely To Get Anything From City Encounter, Sport

iBet: Villa Unlikely To Get Anything From City Encounter

It’s been quite a slow burn start to the season with some of the big teams faltering, but Manchester City went up several gears in their demolition of rivals Manchester United on Sunday and it’s very hard to see Aston Villa living with them for long.

By | Sport | Saturday, 28 September 2013 at 12:10 pm

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