Tag Archives: Gareth Southgate

Neil Banbury: 32Red – Gambling operators can do more than just support a club’s performance on the football pitch

The English football renaissance in 2018 has been underpinned by a healthy mix of club sponsors, in which gambling companies have more than played their part, writes 32Red General Manager Neil Banbury. Just this week, 32Red renewed its term as the Principal Sponsor of Derby County Football Club. Here, Banbury tells us more about the new deal, and why gambling …

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“Wager Wednesday” – Three Lions send UK into betting frenzy

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Payment processing firm Worldpay is predicting a “Wager Wednesday” ahead of England’s semi-final clash with Croatia, with the Three Lions’ winning streak sending the UK into a betting frenzy. Gareth Southgate’s boys are on the cusp of glory moving into the match, and Worldpay’s analysis of consumer spending suggests that wagering will far surpass that seen in previous rounds. A …

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The World Cup’s Finest with GiG’s Director of Sports Endre Nesset

In The World Cup’s Finest we ask various individuals to delve into their own personal history of football’s quadrennial showpiece extravaganza, selecting a number of favourites as well as revealing what is their very first World Cup memory. Today’s entry from Endre Nesset, Director of Sports at Gaming Innovation Group, delves into the history of numerous World Cup’s of yesteryear, …

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Russia insight… How VAR will impact the World Cup

With the use of video assistant referees (VAR) already having a huge impact on European football this season, the game is now braced for the further integration of VAR at this summer’s Russian World Cup. Not only will VAR be utilised in each matchday, but it will also be used to give retrospective red cards for off the ball incidents, …

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Betway: Nations League not the stage to end Three Lions hurt

Aimed at bringing an end to mundane international friendlies, the draw for the inaugural UEFA Nations League was made this week, with England being pitted in a group alongside Croatia and Spain. However for England fans hoping that the tournament will bring long-awaited international success to the country, the odds suggest they may want to look away now. Commenting on whether …

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Russia 2018: Digesting the draw

As Friday’s draw concluded and the World Cup began to take shape, fans were left pondering a mouthwatering clash between Spain and Portugal, renewed optimism in the Three Lions and a slightly surreal tournament opener.   Gareth Southgate’s England were handed a favourable start to the tournament, taking on Tunisia and World Cup debutants Panama in the opening two games. …

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Will Rooney retire as England’s most capped player?

Wayne Rooney is set to make just eight more international appearances for England before finishing his international career on 126 caps, according to Sporting Index.  The spread betting firm believes that the 30-year-old Manchester United star will surpass Peter Shilton to become the Three Lions most capped player, but will miss out on the 2018 World Cup in Russia – …

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Next England manager – Who will take over from Big Sam?

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After Sam Allardyce somehow contrived to lose his dream job with England after being ‘stung’ by undercover reporters from the Daily Telegraph, SBC News takes a look at the candidates to replace the national side’s shortest-serving full time manager. The stated odds have been taken from Oddschecker at the time of writing. Gareth Southgate – 13/8 with BetVictor Shortly after …

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Next England Manager Odds Assessment

After Roy Hodgson did the honourable thing and stepped down after England’s humiliating exit at the hands of Iceland, a country with a smaller population than that of Bristol, the hunt now begins for his replacement. The assumption amongst the bookmakers seems to be that Hodgson’s successor will be English. At the time of writing the Oddschecker roundup of odds from …

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