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50/1 for Leicester City and Shakespeare to do the impossible

There was much ado about something after Leicester City earned their place in the Champions League Quarter Finals under new manager Craig Shakespeare. Following the draw earlier today the Premier League champions must now prepare for a showdown with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid. The Spaniards have reached the final twice in the past four years, but have fallen at the …

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Weekend La Liga tips from bettingexpert

Barcelona may be storming to a 3rd title in 4 seasons, but there is still plenty to play for at both ends of La Liga. Popular tipster site, bettingexpert, has provided tips for 3 of the weekend’s biggest matches. Bragging rights will be on offer at the Santiago Bernabéu, Sporting Gijón will be looking to pull clear of the bottom …

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Plus500 upgrades sponsorship of Atlético Madrid

Plus500 the financial trading platform, at the centre of a takeover bid by igaming technology provider Playtech has announced that it has upgraded its sponsorship of Spanish La Liga football club Atlético Madrid, Spain’s third biggest football club. From season 2015/2016 Plus500 is set to be the official shirt sponsor of “Los Colchoneros” (Atlético Madrid’s nickname). The Israeli trading platform …

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Phil Neville: you want transparency in football

Former Everton, Manchester United and England footballer, and now BBC pundit, Phil Neville has become an ambassador for football prediction platform Predikta. Here he discusses why he signed up and his take on the FA’s betting ban. SBC: Being a professional footballer, there must have been lots of travelling. How did you and your team mates kill time? PN: You’re …

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Indian football needs a ‘Soccer Sachin’

SBC News’ Sam Cooke revisits the Indian Super League after its glitzy opening weekend and notices the absence of local footballing stars. So it begins… The much anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) kicked off its debut season on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium in West Bengal. Atletico De Kolkata, a team subtly affiliated with Atletico Madrid, were the victors …

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Does pay equal performance?

Thirteen European football clubs are amongst the world’s top 50 sports teams when it comes to multi-million euro salaries, the Global Sports Salaries Survey 2014 reveals. While massive pay-packets entice the globe’s best players and performers, punters love a dreamer and rule breaker. But could the answer to finally cracking stubborn footy accumulators and bets lie in the amount a …

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