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SBC’s On The Ball: Europe in focus

After a breathtaking week of Champions League football, this edition of On The Ball analyses the repercussions of the latest round of European fixtures, as well as looking at some of Europe’s top clubs. Esports expansion for Manchester City After crashing out of the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool, Manchester City announced a new partnership with renowned Korean …

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Paddy Power prices up all the possibilities in Golden Boot race

Harry Kane and Tottenham have gone to extreme lengths to prove the England forward did get a touch for the second goal against Stoke last weekend, and Paddy Power are upping the ante in the Golden Boot betting markets. After Kane remained adamant that the goal was his, the bookmaker are offering odds on the goal making all the difference …

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Injuries take their toll on fantasy managers

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It proved to be a frustrating week for fantasy managers, with a smattering of injuries ensuring a vast majority of scores failed to live up to the lofty expectations of recent weeks. With Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero already out injured many turned to Harry Kane to captain and earn double points, but disappointment followed as the England striker limped out …

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League of Legends taking shape with nine games remaining

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The Premier League is entering the business end of the season and the table is beginning to take shape, something that is reflected in SBC’s League of Legends where fantasy managers are set for one final push as they search for the summit. In the latest round of fixtures Swansea City continued the great escape under Carlos Carvalhal, climbing up …

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‘On fire’ Northern Irishman Grigg saves bookies millions

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UK bookmakers are breathing a huge sigh of relief, after Manchester City crashed out of the FA Cup at League One Wigan Athletic courtesy of Will Grigg, saving up to £25m in the process. The Northern Irishman struck as the tie approached the final ten minutes, putting to bed any hopes Pep Guardiola’s side had of securing an unprecedented and historic …

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How Spurs success can elevate England optimism

To the elation of football fans all over the globe, the Champions League returned this week and with it came strong away performances from Premier League clubs. A four goal drubbing at St Jakob-Park meant that tournament favourites, Manchester City set the record for the biggest away win in the knockout stages by an English side in the history of …

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Simon Barker – The PFA – Sport relies on integrity

Assistant Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA), Simon Barker spoke to SBC about a wide variety of subjects from the importance of the Sporting Chance clinic, to the role the PFA plays in player education. Barker joined the PFA after an extensive career as a professional player, appearing over 213 times and scoring on 41 occasions for Blackburn …

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Sergio Aguero hits four goal flurry to ensure top scores

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Sergio Aguero sank Leicester City in the latest round of Premier League fixtures, with four goals delighting fantasy managers who had the Argentina international installed as captain, and therefore earned double points. One such example is Piyush Choudhary, Chief Business Officer for Ballers Media Group, who saw the Manchester City frontman boost his 21 point haul to a very impressive …

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Aguero in triple delight for fantasy managers

The latest gameweek of the Premier League has come to end, with Swansea City’s game plan executed perfectly to crash Liverpool back down to earth, following the euphoria of ending the long unbeaten run of Manchester City. Fantasy managers within SBC’s League of Legends were left ruing decisions to stock up on players of the Anfield based outfit, however, Pep …

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Kane keeps firing to delight of fantasy managers

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Liverpool and Manchester City served up a thriller in the latest wave of Premier League fixtures, a round which has seen Constantinos Pinillos strengthen his place at the summit of the SBC League of Legends. The trader at Greek firm OPAP, who rose to top spot during the hectic Christmas period, thundered along to 92 points in gameweek 23, with …

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