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iBet: Lambert’s Approach On The Road Usually Leads To Goals, Sport

iBet: Lambert’s Approach On The Road Usually Leads To Goals

I’m not convinced the bookies know how to price Villa games up. Since winning at The Emirates (at 10/1) Paul Lambert’s men have lost unluckily at Chelsea, and lost comprehensively at home to Liverpool and Newcastle.

By | Sport | Saturday, 21 September 2013 at 2:01 am

Beautiful Horizon – How Belo Horizonte became the football capital of Brazil in 2013, Football

Beautiful Horizon – How Belo Horizonte became the football capital of Brazil in 2013

There might still be sixteen games left of this Brasileirão season, but last night’s celebrations of almost 50,000 Cruzeiro fans after a 3-0 win over closest rivals Botafogo had a definite ‘put the champagne on ice’ feel.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 19 September 2013 at 2:32 pm

iBet: Spurs Have The Depth To Go Far In Europa League, Sport

iBet: Spurs Have The Depth To Go Far In Europa League

The danger of betting on the Europa League is not knowing how seriously managers are going to take the competition, but Spurs have such a deep squad of quality players now that they could put out a second team and still be extremely competitive.

By | Sport | Thursday, 19 September 2013 at 2:01 am

Via the World: Just 100 miles from shore – but this is the hardest part, Notebook

Via the World: Just 100 miles from shore – but this is the hardest part

Changing destination was the best option for me to reach land under my own power and (relatively) swiftly and safely, but it was still a big decision to head into the more serious waters of the North. Exciting though.

By | Notebook, Sport | Wednesday, 18 September 2013 at 5:55 pm

iBet: Classy Dortmund Could Be Worth Opposing In Napoli, Sport

iBet: Classy Dortmund Could Be Worth Opposing In Napoli

In a meeting between two teams who have lost some of their star quality over the summer, it may pay to side with the home team here.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 18 September 2013 at 2:01 am

On The Road: Tour of Britain – Up Hill and Down Dale, Sport

On The Road: Tour of Britain – Up Hill and Down Dale

I think it’s been a shock, again, to see just how much you British love cycling! As a sport long dominated by continental Europe, the march of ‘Les Anglais’ has been an unstoppable force for a few years now.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 17 September 2013 at 2:16 pm

When was the last time England started with no Manchester United players?, Football

When was the last time England started with no Manchester United players?

An England line-up with no Manchester United players. When did that last happen?

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 12 September 2013 at 1:25 pm

The tale of the masseur and the goal-line clearance in Brazil – ‘I did it because of my love for the club’

While the back four of the Seleção has looked settled in recent months, competition for the incumbents may have emerged in the shape of a surprising late challenger.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 at 4:28 pm

iBet: World Cup Qualification, Group H, Sport

iBet: World Cup Qualification, Group H

England are looking strong in Group H and their games normally feature goals. They had a good night on Friday in brushing aside Moldova, and with Poland holding Montenegro to a draw, a result that puts them top of the group with a seemingly insurmountable goal difference advantage and a game in hand over second placed Montenegro.

By | Sport | Tuesday, 10 September 2013 at 2:00 am

Squash a 2020 Olympic Sport? : IOC Decision this Sunday 8th Sept., Olympics

Squash a 2020 Olympic Sport? : IOC Decision this Sunday 8th Sept.

As a retired professional squash player myself, I have had countless conversations with friends and acquaintances who argue with me that Squash is already an Olympic sport, surely, I mean, why wouldn’t it be? They almost don’t believe me when I say that it is not yet an Olympic sport. It’s frustrating on many levels for all of us, passionate and convinced of its validity.

By | Olympics, Sport | Saturday, 7 September 2013 at 5:22 pm

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