Tag Archives: Jurgen Klopp

Inside Edge: Is the Champions League taking its toll on domestic football?

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is interviewed by BT Sports Des Kelly before the UEFA Champions League Group D match at Anfield, Liverpool.

With the UEFA Champions League now well underway, Nick Haynes from Form Labs takes a look at whether the condensed fixture list is having an effect on the performance of top flight English football teams. The norm throughout a league season is that there tends to be increasing disparity between the top and bottom of the table as the campaign wears on, …

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Inside Edge ‘Masters 2020’ special: The race for the green jacket

Masters - May 31, 2019 - USA - Tiger Woods celebrates after winning the Masters last month, his fifth title at Augusta National and his 15th major championship. (Credit Image: © TNS via ZUMA Wire)

It seems like a lifetime since we saw Tiger Woods in Sunday red punching the air at Augusta upon winning his 15th major at The Masters, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs. In all fairness, it has been the longest break between two Masters tournaments since World War II. Yet speaking of breaks, we have the international football break coming …

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Liverpool set for back-to-back December fixtures after EFL confirmation

Premier League football club Liverpool FC is set to play back-to-back games across two different continents in December following confirmation that the Carabao Cup quarter-finals will go ahead as originally scheduled.  The Reds, who take on Aston Villa at Villa Park on 17 December as part of the cup competition, will also be competing at the FIFA Club World Cup in …

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SBC Bookies Corner – What’s the story… English football glory!

Tackling Brexit UK politics maybe in the doldrums, however, English football appears stronger than ever.  Entering the final stages of the 2018/19 European football season, SBC gets the bookies lowdown in what some are calling an English football renaissance…   ___________________ SBC: This season, we are witnessing a thrilling Premier League race, with English teams dominating European tournaments and a …

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FA reveals new carding system for managerial misconduct

The English Football Association has revealed that for the upcoming season, red and yellow cards will be handed to managers for touchline misconduct. The sanctions will be enforced in the FA Cup, Football League, EFL Cup, EFL Trophy and National League, however in the Premier League managers will receive a verbal caution if the officials deem they have behaved irresponsibly. …

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Oddschecker: The betting impact of transfer market turbulence

With the return of the Premier League nearing, punters are assessing which ante post markets represent the best value in the coming season. We spoke to Oddschecker’s Callum Wilson, who detailed some of the most popular markets ante post markets in the run up to the season, as well as which summer signings have swayed the markets since the World …

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Betway: Nagelsmann backed to land Bayern role

We’re not even two months into the season and one of the biggest managerial jobs in club football has become available, after Bayern Munich dismissed manager Carlo Ancelotti this week. The Italian’s sacking inevitably opened the door to speculation from punters about who will replace him, with the early favourite being 30 year old Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann.   After …

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Pre-play figures on Spiffx highlight United’s poor league form

For this week’s Spiffx update, we look at three of the Premier League title favourites from the start of the season, and see how their pre-play odds have changed since the opening week of action. Starting with Arsenal, who opened their league campaign at home to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Spiffx punters were understandably cautious (41.77%) about backing the home team given …

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Harry Kane fails to convince Spiffx punters on Spurs return

Despite their unbeaten start to the Premier League season, and the return to fitness of star striker Harry Kane, Spurs failed to convince punters on Spiffx during the North London derby at the Emirates. Mauricio Pochettino’s side started the match with only 10% of the backing, a figure that dropped to 2.68% in-play, even though Kane brought them level with …

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Spiffx – In-Play backing for the top four on the road

On a weekend which saw the top four teams record comfortable away victories, it was no surprise to see that a huge majority of punters on Spiffx backed the favourites in-play. However, it was a surprise that 38.71% of players favoured a Sunderland win over Arsenal in the pre-play market. Arsene Wenger’s side are unbeaten since an opening day 4-3 …

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