World Cup 2018 Group A – Betting Tips, Predictions & Preview

godin cavani

Group A in the FIFA World Cup 2018 consists of South American giants Uruguay, hosts Russia, African hopefuls Egypt and Asian minnows Saudi Arabia. Uruguay are the obvious favourites to top the group, but we expect an interesting battle between Russia and Egypt for the second qualifying spot. Here’s our little preview of four teams from Group A. Egypt Egypt are making their third appearance at the FIFA event and their first since the 1990 World Cup.  The Pharaohs, who are ranked 46th in FIFA rankings, have never managed to…

Read More

Has Patrice Evra ended his feud with Luis Suarez?

The feud between Luis Suarez and Patrick Evra was one of the most talked about feuds in Premier League in recent history. The pair clashed with each other in 2011 when the former Manchester United defender accused the former Liverpool striker of using racist language against him during the 1-1 draw between both the clubs. The Uruguayan striker was subsequently banned for eight games and fined £40,000 after he was found guilty of using racist language. The dispute between the players didn’t end there as Suarez refused to shake Evra’s…

Read More

Filipe Luis and Luis Suarez quarrel following La Liga clash

Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis and Barcelona striker Luis Suarez exchanged remarks about each other following the 1-1 draw between both sides in La Liga on Wednesday night. The squabble between the two players was the result of a dangerous foul from Suarez on Luis. In the 83rd minute of the game at Nou Camp, Suarez caught Luis with his studs as the Brazilian was attempting to clear the ball. The Uruguayan escaped with a yellow card for his foul. El árbitro amonesta a Luis Suárez con tarjeta amarilla por…

Read More

Cech’s amazing record gives Arsenal hope

On Tuesday, Arsenal take on the mighty FC Barcelona in the round of 16 in the Champions League. The Gunners are the clear-cut underdogs against the Blaugrana. While there may be every reason to be a little daunted by the task ahead of them, the Gunners will be delighted to even be at this stage, having needed a terrific performance and a 3-0 victory away to Greek champions Olympiakos in order to make it through their group. No amount of preparation is enough against this Barcelona team, invariably. There is…

Read More

Arsenal vs Barcelona – Match preview and team news

Arsenal have the most difficult assignment of all as they attempt to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in six years, as holders Barcelona visit the Emirates Stadium for the first leg of their last 16 tie. While there may be every reason to be a little daunted by the task ahead of them, the Gunners will be delighted to even be at this stage, having needed a terrific performance and a 3-0 victory away to Greek champions Olympiakos in order to make it through…

Read More

Barcelona star leaves door open for move back to Premier League

Luis Suarez has revealed that his former club Liverpool are the only Premier League team he would consider playing for, according to The Daily Mail. The Barcelona gunner is currently very happy in Spain, and told Jamie Carragher that he is hoping to stay with the Primera Division giants for the foreseeable future. However, the 29-year-old didn’t shut the door completely on a move back to the English top-flight, but only with the team he played for between 2011 and 2014. “If I had to return to the Premier League, I would only…

Read More

FIFA 16 player ratings 20-1: Former Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool stars keep Eden Hazard out of top five

The FIFA 16 ratings for the very best players in the world have been released this week, and having gone from 50-21, here is the list that everyone has been waiting for, the top 20 players in the world: 20. Philipp Lahm  The Bayern Munich man continues to guide the Bundesliga side to success, and was the captain as Germany went on to win last year’s World Cup. 19. Luka Modric  For all their attacking flair, it is the control and consistency that the former Tottenham man has brought that…

Read More

REVEALED: The 10 highest rated players on FIFA 16 – Chelsea star climbs high into fifth

With the release of the latest FIFA instalment just around the corner we’re bringing you the ten highest rated players on the game in anticipation for its release. 10. James Rodriguez – Real Madrid Rating: 87 Having bagged 17 goals and chalked up 18 assists in his debut season with the club, the Colombian playmaker has been deemed worthy of a substantial rise that launches him into the top 10. 9. Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Paris Saint Germain Rating: 88 Despite his advancing years, the veteran Swedish forward is as good…

Read More

(Video) Former Liverpool stars Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez share banter before pre-season friendly

Former Liverpool teammates Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez came up against each other for the first time this week since their departure from Anfield in a pre-season friendly between their respective sides Barcelona and LA Galaxy. The pair embraced each other on several occasions, showing that there is no bad blood between the pair following Suarez’s slightly acrimonious move to the Spanish giants 12 months ago. Barca ended the game as 2-1 winners, but the major talking point was the interaction between the two legends of the game as they…

Read More

Top ten most expensive transfer fees of all time: Raheem Sterling MISSES OUT, but TWO Manchester United flops make list

Raheem Sterling £49m move to Manchester City may make him the most expensive player under 21 ever (via Independent), and the most expensive Englishman of all-time (via Manchester City’s official website), but he does not make it into the top ten most expensive transfers ever, according to the Telegraph. READ MORE: Liverpool News and Gossip Seven Premier League stars to BOUNCE BACK in 2015/16 Arsenal and Man Utd stars to step up (Video) Arsenal new boy Petr Cech makes EPIC double save in Singapore training session Here is the top…

Read More

Lucas Leiva believe Roberto Firmino will be Liverpool’s ‘new Luis Suarez’

firmino

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is already getting excited about the prospect of lining up alongside new signing Roberto Firmino by claiming that the Brazilian can have the same impact on the club that Luis Suarez did, the Metro reports. The Reds pounced earlier this month to bring Firmino in from German side Hoffenheim in a £29m deal (via the Metro) and his arrival is already making waves at Anfield. And though players and staff usually want to avoid putting too much pressure on new signings, Lucas wasted now time in…

Read More

Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez wants FIFA apology for bite ban

Former Liverpool star Luis Suarez wants FIFA to apologise to him for handing out such a lengthy ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at last summer’s World Cup, the Metro reports. The Uruguayan international was caught taking a chunk out of Chiellini’s shoulder during their final group game in Brazil and was subsequently banned for nine games and told that he would not even be allowed into the stadium to cheer on his teammates. He was then slapped with an with an eight-month ban, further extending his exile from…

Read More

Top ten highest paid players in world football: former Sunderland striker prepares to sign £227,000 a week deal

According to the Daily Mirror, former Sunderland striker Asamoah Gyan is close to agreeing a deal to join Chinese Super League side Shanghai SIPG. Should he sign, the Mirror suggest he will earn a staggering £227,000 a week, which would make him the eighth highest earning footballer in the world. READ MORE: (Images) David de Gea smiles during Man United training session but hides in his car Revealed: Memphis Depay to wear cursed number at Man United Man United stopper Victor Valdes rejects offer to join Valencia Here is the…

Read More

Ranking Liverpool’s five most expensive signings: Roberto Firmino joins exclusive list

Following the acquisition of Roberto Firmino, he joins a rather rag-tag looking list that ranks amongst their five most expensive players EVER! READ MORE: Chelsea News and Goals Petr Cech’s Arsenal move edges closer Chelsea set to miss out on Belgian star Though the Brazilian is yet to link up with his new teammates, there is still good grounding to tank him alongside the club’s other big money arrivals. Below we list the top five most expensive players the club have signed in order of how well they performed. 5.…

Read More

The Premier League’s best forward trios EVER: Surprising name at the top

shearer sutton

The Daily Mirror have taken the 20 teams that have spent the most seasons in the Premier League, and put together a list of who they deem to be their top three strikers from down the years. READ MORE: Alexis Sanchez on international duty Diego Simeone says Man United can have striker Six key battles for Premier League’s opening weekend Let us know whether you agree with their selections:     20) West Brom – Peter Odemwingie, Geoff Horsfield, Robbie Earnshaw This poll has arguably come a little too early…

Read More

(Video) Juventus 1 – 3 Barcelona: Full Champions League final highlights and goals

It’s been four long years since Barcelona were last able to bring the Champions League back to the Nou Camp, but they’ve nabbed the title from current holders and arch-rivals Real Madrid with a hard fought victory over Italian giants Juventus in Berlin. SEE ALSO: The top ten Premier League players of 2014/15 Favourites from the start, Barca took control early on, but were made to fight for the right to come out on top in an exciting second half. But don’t take our word for it, see for yourself…

Read More

Patrice Evra: Luis Suarez never apologised for “negrito” comment

Giorgio Chiellini may not be coming up against Luis Suarez in the Champions League final, but Patrice Evra has no problems in stirring the pot after confirming to ITV.com that he is still waiting for an apology from the Uruguayan for his now infamous ‘negrito’ comment. SEE ALSO: Juventus vs Barcelona Champions League final preview Juventus vs Barcelona combined XI When Evra was with Manchester United and Suarez was with Liverpool, the latter was charged with with racially abusing the veteran left-back and subsequently given an eight-match ban. The Frenchman…

Read More

Champions League final 2015 combined XI: Messi and Vidal lead Juventus and Barcelona stars

With the 2015 Champions League final just a few short hours away, we came up with a stunning combined XI comprised of players from both Juventus and Barcelona to get us all in the mood. SEE MORE Manchester United transfer news Barcelona vs Juventus: Five things to expect from the Champions League final, including Messi magic & Suarez madness Champions League Final BET VICTOR Preview: Michael Owen looks ahead to Juventus v Barcelona GK: Gianluigi Buffon Not only will he be the best goalkeeper on the pitch on Saturday night,…

Read More