Monthly Archives: December 2010

England need four wickets to retain the Ashes

It is 5/4 that England dismiss Brad Haddin next ahead of Mitchell Johnson

Wade vs Suljovic – Second seed 6/4 to win in straight sets

James Wade should be too strong in every department for Mensur Suljovic

West Ham vs Everton – Chance for visiting strikers to end barren spells

Everton have scored at least twice in six of their last seven games with West Ham

Tottenham vs Newcastle – Newcastle worth punt at a big price

Newcastle have been 10/3 or bigger on last three visits to the Lane, but have won twice

Man City vs Aston Villa – Visitors have dreadful Eastlands record

Aston Villa have only won two of their last 17 games with Manchester City

West Brom vs Blackburn – Baggies may have to settle for draw

In eight Premier League games between the two sides, five of them have been drawn

Bet on Stoke vs Fulham – Stoke unbeaten in three against Fulham

A repeat of the 2-0 Stoke victory in the League Cup earlier in the season is priced at 7/1

Chelsea need to buy in January to keep title hopes alive

Chelsea are 7/2 to win the Premier League after their loss to Arsenal

Simon Whitlock vs Denis Ovens – The heat to feel the Aussie burn

Simon Whitlock is 1/10 to progress to the third round in a tournament he is 8/1 to win

Coventry vs QPR – Sky Blues can dent Rangers’ title ambitions

Preston face a battle with Middlesbrough and Cardiff need a win at Watford

Brighton vs Charlton – Unbeaten home record could go

Charlton have left Brighton with three points in each of their last two visits

Van Barneveld has waited a year to get Osborne redemption

Colin Osborne won in his most recent meeting with Raymond Van Barneveld last year

Manchester United will have to fend off Manchester City to the end

It was a brilliant Boxing Day for both Manchester sides and they now occupy the top two

Wolves favourites for relegation after disastrous Boxing Day

Mick McCarthy’s men are 4/7 favourites for the drop after home defeat against Wigan Athletic

Taylor relaxed and confident after Sports Personality award

World No.1 Phil Taylor admits he has been putting himself under too much pressure

Manchester United target Liverpool’s Reina in January swoop

Sir Alex Ferguson has not given up his pursuit of the Liverpool stopper

Bet on Arsenal vs Chelsea – Deadly Drogba to down Gunners again

Didier Drogba has won all of his six Chelsea games against Arsenal, scoring eight goals

Mark Webster vs Ronnie Baxter – Welshman to continue title surge

Mark Webster is 2/5 to beat Ronnie Baxter and move into the third round at Alexandra Palace

Adrian Lewis vs Mark Dudbridge – Lewis won’t have it his own way

The Bristolian is 11/4 to beat Lewis, but has won six of the thirteen matches between the two

Phil Taylor will cruise through at the world championships

‘The Power’ is 1/33 to record a victory against world No.80 and massive outsider, Per Laursen

Aston Villa vs Spurs – Score draw more than a plausible result

Four of Spurs' last nine visits to Villa Park have seen them return to London with a 1-1 result

Man Utd v Sunderland – Fergie’s men won’t slip up

Manchester United are 1/4 to come out on top against Steve Bruce's side

Blackpool v Liverpool – Revenge will be sweet for Hodgson

The Seasiders are 10/3 to get their second League win of the season against Liverpool

Newcastle v Man City – More festive misery for Mancini’s men

They lost against Everton on Monday and City are 12/5 to suffer their second defeat of the week

Blackburn v Stoke – Rovers’ injuries give Stoke massive boost

Stoke are 2/1 to beat a Blackburn side suffering injuries to several key players

Wolves v Wigan – McCarthy’s men will climb out of drop zone

Wolverhampton Wanderers are 11/10 to plunge Wigan deep into relegation trouble

Fulham v West Ham – Premier League strugglers will finish level

West Ham United are 12/5 to get a point away to Mark Hughes’ draw specialists

The Tradesmen triumph at the Ladbrokes Lads Cup

After a week of fierce battle, The Tradesmen have emerged as the Lads Cup champions