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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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Lambert to the slaughter – Paddy pays out on Potters relegation

Stoke’s surprise choice of Paul Lambert as manager has prompted supporter bafflement, widespread online ridicule, and one bookmaker to pay out on their relegation. Within an hour of the announcement that Lambert was the Potters chosen saviour, Paddy Power paid out on all bets tipping the club currently sitting third from bottom to be relegated. A Spokesman Paddy Power said: …

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SBC’s on the ball: La Liga, Vincent Kompany and a resignation in Russia

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at La Liga’s expansion plans, a resignation in Russia and new technology in England. ____________________ Marriner the man to debut innovative technology in English football  Andre Marriner will take charge of the first match in …

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Fantasy managers navigate tricky Xmas period

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The hectic Premier League Christmas schedule has swept over the nation once again, causing many a debate for fans and a plethora of selection headaches for managers. That latter problem has also been affecting fantasy managers up and down the country, with the latest round of fixtures featuring a Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United double bill. Despite a number …

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