Tag Archives: Nick Haynes

Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Rounding off the week, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – take a look at how the top-tier teams fare against lower league opposition in the FA Cup, and where the magic might be in this year’s round four. FA Cup fourth round – Where’s the value? Dating back to the 1998/99 season, there …

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Inside Edge: Has the Liverpool and Man United rivalry reignited?

Inside Edge: Has Liverpool and Man United's rivalry been reignited?

This week’s Inside Edge analysis from Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – begins by looking at this weekend’s Premier League blockbuster at Anfield, and whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men can retain their spot at the top of the table. The Red Devils currently sit three points clear of their rivals at the top of the …

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Inside Edge: Finding the value in the wildcard round

Inside Edge: Finding the value in the wildcard round

As the congested festive football period draws to a close in Europe, Nick Haynes from Form Labs looks to North America where the NFL post-season is just getting underway for his weekly Inside Edge analysis. With the expansion of the playoffs from 12 teams to 14, only two sides will avoid the wildcard round this season with the Kansas City Chiefs seeded …

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Inside Edge: Why Allardyce has a ‘serious’ job on his hands

File photo dated 11-09-2019 of manager Sam Allardyce.

Rounding off the week with his Inside Edge analysis, Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – looks at how the festive period can ‘make or break’ a season, and why Sam Allardyce has his work cut out at West Brom. Who does the festive period suit best? A late Roberto Firmino winner at Anfield not only maintained …

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Inside Edge: Is Danny Ings ‘far too long’ for the Golden Boot?

Inside Edge: Is Danny Ings 'far too long' for the Golden Boot?

We’re nearly a third of the way through the Premier League campaign and the race is on for the Golden Boot, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – as he explains why Southampton’s Danny Ings is worth keeping an eye on. The table is starting to take shape and normal order (for the most part) …

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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: Man City ‘too short’ for the title and the impact of fans on home advantage

fans - Chelsea’s Mason Mount is consoled by Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane after his missed penalty in the shoot out leads to them losing the Carabao Cup fourth round match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.

With confirmation that a limited number of fans will be able to return to live sporting events across parts of England, it looks like we could soon be enjoying that matchday experience once more. Nick Haynes from Form Labs explains why the lack of fans has also been a detriment to the home team advantage. We’re already a quarter of …

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Inside Edge: Do international breaks disrupt momentum?

Inside Edge: Do international breaks disrupt momentum?

Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – rounds off the week with a breakdown of the week’s sporting activity. He assesses whether there’s any truth to the idea that international breaks have a negative impact on domestic football and how Tottenham may fare against Manchester City. The international break can be perceived in different ways by …

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Inside Edge: Can Solskjaer avoid tripping in the Premier League sack race?

Premier League - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer walks off the pitch at half time of the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool.

The international break gives us time to reflect on how the Premier League season has panned out so far, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs, but it also shines a light on those managers which may not be living up to expectations. While the rate of goals has dropped sharply after the early season surge, penalties have remained high and …

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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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