Monthly Archives: July 2011

England are 4/9 favourites to win their World Cup qualifying group

Three Lions avoid France and Republic of Ireland in undaunting Group H

Man Utd claim a morale-boosting pre-season win over Barcelona

2/1 Champions League favourites are beaten by last season’s runners-up

Barclays Asia Trophy victory bodes well for title hopefuls Chelsea

The winners of the pre-season tournament usually enjoy a strong season

Liverpool target admits that he would consider West Ham move

Reading's Shane Long expects to spend another year in the Championship

More Broad magic keeps England in the second test against India

England 6/4 to win at Trent Bridge after Stuart Broad’s incredible hat-trick

Hamilton to close gap on polesitter Vettel at Hungarian Grand Prix

McLaren’s revival looks set to continue ahead of four-week summer break

Cheltenham International Meeting

The International meeting offers the chance to view potential Cheltenham Festival winners

Gerrard injury delivers blow to Liverpool’s Premier League bid

The 31-year-old will miss the opening weeks of the season with a groin problem

Tottenham Hotspur bid to hijack Mata’s Arsenal move

The Valencia forward looked set to join the Gunners this week before Spurs' intervention

Snow Fairy will push Midday all the way in Nassau Stakes

The Sir Henry Cecil trained Midday will have to battle for hat-trick of Nassau Stake wins

Goodwood finale offers brilliant racing and even better odds

The Nassau Stakes is just one of the highlights of a great last day at Glorious Goodwood

Broad’s heroics won’t save England from India defeat

India are 8/11 favourites to win the second test after England went for just 221

The Safety Net – Spain to win a football match never a bad bet

Slow and steady wins the betting race and we fancy Spain to beat Ireland tonight

Coyle enrages former club as Bolton land two new signings

Chris Eagles and Tyrone Mears will play a part in Bolton's push for a top ten spot

Dalglish is proven at rebuilding Liverpool into winners

Kenny Dalglish brought in new faces to Liverpool in 1988 to help them regain the title

QPR successful in bid for one of the Premier League’s top scorers

DJ Campbell reached double figures in the Premier League last season for relegated Blackpool

Swansea need to up Camp offer or risk poor Premier League start

Swansea have already had a £1.5m offer rejected by Nottingham Forest for Lee Camp

15:45 Goodwood: Bookies to set sail once Harbour Watch wins

Short-priced favourites have a good record in this race and Harbour Watch can hurt the bookies

15:10 Goodwood: It’s Boom And Bust for punters on Sussex Downs

Sagramoor and The Rectifier make the shortlist but preference goes to Boom And Bust

14:35 Goodwood: Western Aristocrat to govern rivals

The main danger for Western Aristocrat is Neebras, who has been contesting Group One's

England vs India – Draw looks the pick of the betting at 7/4

You have to go back to 1982 to find the last time England beat India in a second Test

Pick of the Pundits: Green Destiny dominates the naps table

Nine of the 50 tipsters have plumped for Green Destiny in the totesport Mile today

The life and times of Tiziano Crudeli

It was not until Tiziano Crudeli reached his 30s that he got involved with sports journalism

Glorious Goodwood: Friday’s fancies can hurt the bookies again

Two fancied favourites in the first two races can make it two bad days for the bookies

Premier League defender set to divide north London

Blackburn's Chris Samba is being chased by both Arsenal and Spurs

Mata and Fabregas look likely team-mates at Arsenal next season

Arsenal and Juan Manuel Mata are in talks ahead of a proposed £18m switch to the Emirates

The Weekly Accumulator – Stoke head 60/1 Europa League 11-fold

Stoke host Hajduk Split in their Europa League third qualifying round first leg

The Safety Net – Top-seed Almagro to reach round three in Gstaad

Slow and steady wins the betting race and we fancy Nicolas Almagro to win today