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Quiz: Can you name the opening goalscorer of every Premier League season?

| 09.09.2020

How many goalscorers from the previous 28 campaigns can you remember? The new Premier League season is fast approaching, with recently promoted Fulham hosting Arsenal at Craven Cottage in this year’s opener. We’ve been treated to some high-scoring thrillers across the last 28 seasons, with only one opening fixture goalless draw in Premier League history. That came in the 2002/03 season with Blackb... more...

Denmark v England Betting Tips: Can experimental England side pick up three points?

| 08.09.2020

Odds and preview for Nations League tie After scraping a win against Iceland in their Nations League opener, England will be looking for a more convincing display when they face Denmark tonight. But in these unusual circumstances, many of Gareth Southgate’s squad aren’t properly match fit yet – Harry Kane played his first minutes of pre-season against Iceland. Having also had a shorter break than ... more...

Roy Hodgson favourite to be first Premier League boss to leave

| 07.09.2020

Will the former England manager be the first to get the sack this season? Our traders have priced Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson at 5/1 to be the first Premier League manager to leave their position this season. West Ham manager David Moyes is the second favourite at 6/1 to leave his post. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard can be backed at 25/1, the fourth-highest odds of any manager alongside Sheffi... more...

Nations League Betting Tips: Can Northern Ireland stop Norway’s attack?

| 07.09.2020

Odds and preview for tonight’s fixtures There’s more Nations League action on the way tonight, as Northern Ireland host Norway at Windsor Park. Scotland are also set to play, though a coronavirus outbreak means they’re up against a makeshift Czech Republic squad. With that in mind, we’ll also be focusing on a crucial Group A1 clash between Netherlands and Italy in our preview of tonight’s best fix... more...

Iceland v England Preview: Can Gareth Southgate’s side win their Nations League opener?

| 04.09.2020

Odds and preview ahead of Nations League Group A2 tie Iceland shocked the world of football last time they lined up on the pitch against England, securing a 2-1 win at Euro 2016. Four years on and there’s much more optimism around the England squad, with Roy Hodgson no longer at the helm, and Gareth Southgate working wonders with the introduction of a much more youthful look to the Three Lions. So... more...

Nations League Preview: Scotland & Northern Ireland to start with three points?

| 04.09.2020

Odds and preview ahead of tonight’s fixtures After Wales and the Republic of Ireland started their Nations League campaigns by putting points on the board, Northern Ireland and Scotland are hoping to follow suit tonight. Northern Ireland start life in Group B1 with an away tie against Romania, with Norway and Austria joining them in the Group. Steve Clarke and his Scotland side begin their Group B... more...

Nations League Betting Tips: Can Wales and Ireland kick-off with away wins?

| 03.09.2020

Odds and preview for tonight’s fixtures The second edition of the Nations League begins tonight, with 10 fixtures to look forward to. There’s been a few changes to the format this time around, with the top three tiers increasing to 16 countries each – with most groups now having four teams, rather than three. Wales and Ireland both start their campaigns today – they’ve been drawn together in Leagu... more...

How could Manchester City line up with Lionel Messi?

| 02.09.2020

We look at how Pep Guardiola could adjust his team There’s still plenty of time left to go, but Lionel Messi’s potential departure from Barcelona is set to be the biggest story of the transfer window. We’ve got Manchester City at the front of the pack at 4/7 to sign the brilliant Argentinian. Arguably no manager has a better idea of how to use Messi than Pep Guardiola, with the duo working togethe... more...

Quiz: Can you name the England squad last time they played Iceland?

| 02.09.2020

How many of the 23-man squad can you remember? England’s Nations League campaign gets underway on Saturday, with Iceland their first opponent in Group A2. Gareth Southgate’s latest 23-man squad will also face Belgium, who top the world rankings, as well as Denmark. The Three Lions will be looking improve on their third-place finish in the inaugural Nations League, with Southgate pinning his hopes ... more...

5 things to look out for as the Nations League returns

| 02.09.2020

International football finally returns, what are the key things to keep our eyes on? The last iteration of UEFA’s Nations League proved international football outside of the major tournaments can still be worthwhile – especially when we’re usually fed a diet of underwhelming friendlies and qualification ties that pit minnows against Europe’s best. This time out there are World Cup places up ... more...