Monthly Archives: October 2010

Shock Wolves loss severely hurts Manchester City’s title bid

Molineux defeat sees the Citizens fall eight points behind leaders Chelsea

Premier League football achievable for both Cardiff and Swansea

Welsh clubs head into next week’s derby on a high after sustaining form

Brighton strengthen grip on top spot with win over Peterborough

Gary Johnson questions his influence after Posh are humbled by leaders

Derby win thrusts Port Vale back into League Two title picture

Port Vale end four-match winless streak by defeating neighbours Crewe

Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao to climb up La Liga table

Potential top-six contenders capable of capitalising on Sevilla’s 5-0 defeat

Clijsters v Wozniacki – Belgian fancied to complete hat-trick

Kim Clijsters the favourite to beat world number one Caroline Wozniacki

Bolton vs Liverpool – Hodgson to gain some extra confidence

Liverpool are 6/5 to win their eighth game in a row against Bolton in the Premier League

Newcastle vs Sunderland – Visitors come in with the edge

Sunderland are seven games unbeaten and 23/10 to beat Newcastle

Villa vs Birmingham – Home side have the winning streak

Villa have won their last six with Birmingham, but have no Gabby Agbonlahor this time

Palermo and Catania capable of taking the three points

Palermo have beaten leaders Lazio in their last two home meetings

Hoffenheim vs Hannover – Stopping home side scoring proving hard

Hoffenheim have scored in every Bundesliga game this season, including ten in four home games

Arsenal Carling Cup favourites after quarter final draw

Arsenal host Wigan as Aston Villa face Birmingham and Man Utd travel to West Ham

Bet on Arsenal vs West Ham – Gunners will maintain good form

West Ham may be improving, but they are most likely to leave the Emirates empty handed

Man Utd vs Spurs – United expected to maintain record

Spurs are 9/2 to beat Man Utd, having not won the last 25 meetings between the pair

Bet on Everton vs Stoke City – Toffees have turned corner

Everton need to beat Stoke in order to remain on course for Europe

Bet on Blackburn vs Chelsea – Routine win for the Blues

Samba's back for Blackburn, but sadly for Sam Allardyce's men, so is Didier Drogba

Wozniacki vs Zvonareva – World’s top two difficult to split

Both have beaten the other twice this year and three times overall

Clijsters vs Stosur – Stosur out to break winless streak

Kim Clijsters has won three of their four previous meetings in straight sets

Bet on Milan vs Juventus – Rossoneri can go top if they beat Juve

Milan are second in Serie A at present and are 10/11 to beat Juventus

Bet on Hercules vs Real Madrid – Three more points for Real

Hercules will be parking the bus as Real Madrid come to town, but that won't do them any good

Bet on Barcelona vs Sevilla – Barca will end Sevilla’s recovery

Gregorio Manzano will hope to inspire Sevilla to victory at the Nou Camp

Bet on Genoa vs Inter – Recent form suggests bore draw

Genoa hardly ever score against Inter, while the visitors have been toothless of late

Bayern Munich vs Freiburg – Schweinsteiger to dominate

Bayern Munich need to push on or risk getting left behind by rampant Mainz and Dortmund

Strauss labels Ponting as biggest danger to England’s Ashes hopes

Ricky Ponting was the top series runscorer in the last Ashes series in Australia in 2007

Sneijder to remain at Inter Milan until 2015 after signing extension

Wesley Sneijder starred as Inter Milan landed the treble last season

Bet on Wolves vs Man City – Arsenal defeat will spur City on

Karl Henry returns for Wolves from suspension to go head-to-head with Nigel De Jong

Fulham vs Wigan – Scoring goals proving a problem for both teams

Ten of the last 11 meetings between the pair have had two goals or less

Bet on Barnsley vs Hull – Home record should see Tykes win

Barnsley will want to beat Hull to return to winning ways and end a two-game losing streak