Russia 2018 draws closer- Four Value World Cup Picks


With the regular league season drawing to a close and the big even just months away, we’re getting into World Cup fever! New kits are being released and there will be a bunch of friendlies played later this month that will be critically analyzed by pundits and fans alike- the players who are not on the list might not be on the plane to Russia.

The World Cup can’t come soon enough for many UK punters, with plenty seeing the Finals as offering the perfect blend between brilliant sporting action and giving value for money when placing a bet. There are lots of markets at the Finals, some of which offer a bit more scope for making money than simply betting on Brazil or Germany to win the World Cup. Continue reading

Dutch announce squad for friendlies v England- Ake, Kluivert called up


New Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman has named his first provisional squad for their upcoming friendlies against England and Portugal and there are plenty of new faces for the Oranje, who are looking to get over their twin disappointments of not qualifying for Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup.

Both Nathan Ake and Justin Kluivert have been called up to the squad, but there is no place for Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt. Another noticeable inclusion is former Liverpool star Ryan Babel Continue reading

Croatia Football Squad for Friendlies v Peru and Mexico 2018- Friendlies Roster Announced


The Croatian Football Federation have announced their roster for the upcoming friendlies vs Peru and Mexico. The Croatians will take on Peru in Miami, Florida on 23 March followed by a clash four days later in Arington, Texas against Mexico (March 27)

The only players plying their trade domestically in the squad are goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic (Dinamo), defenders Marin Leovac (Rijeka) and Zoran Nizic (Hajduk) and midfielder Filipe Bradic (also Rijeka). The only England based player called up is Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren Continue reading

Can Neymar-less PSG upset Real Madrid?

Paris Saint-Germain have a mountain to climb when they take on Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash on Tuesday night at Parc des Princes.

Unai Emery’s side trail 3-1 from the first leg at the Bernabeu and will be without superstar forward Neymar Jr, who fractured his foot in their recent win over Marseille and is set for an extended period on the sidelines.

The Spanish gaffer rested several first team players for PSG’s weekend Ligue 1 clash against Troyes, with the likes of Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Marco Verratti given a break in order to keep them at 100% for the all important clash against Real. Paris eventually won 2-0 against ESTAC, with Angel di Maria and Christopher Nkunku netting for the visitors. The legendary George Weah’s son, Timothy, also made his debut for the Parisians as a second half substitute for Giovani lo Celso. Continue reading