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Manchester United's former Everton forward Wayne Rooney warms up ahead of the Duncan Ferguson Testimonal pre-season friendly football match between Everton and Villarreal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on August 2, 2015
Can Wayne Rooney mark Everton return with Goodison Park goal in Europa League?
Everton forward Wayne Rooney will make his Goodison Park return against MFK Ruzomberok in the Europa League on Thursday night, but can he mark the appearance with a goal?
Jul 27, 09:58
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
How did shirt sponsors impact transfers in 2016-17?
Football clubs around the world are spending record amounts of money on transfers, but to what extent do shirt sponsors help managers when it comes to making new signings?
Jul 14, 10:14
Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney warms up ahead of the Europa League match against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Why Everton need full-backs, not Wayne Rooney
Everton are reportedly chasing a fairytale return for Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney, but the Toffees need new full-backs rather a star name.
Jul 7, 08:59
Ronald Koeman is all smiles during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Why Everton are best placed to finish in fourth place in Premier League table
Everton weakened towards the end of the last Premier League campaign, but they should be best placed to finish in fourth position during the next campaign.
Jun 28, 18:29
Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Burnley on April 15, 2017
How do Everton transfer targets compare to Romelu Lukaku?
Everton are being linked with potential replacements for Romelu Lukaku, but how do they compare to the free-scoring Belgian international who could join Chelsea?
Jun 28, 18:27
Wayne Rooney applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace on May 21, 2017
We've said goodbye to John Terry, but what about Wayne Rooney?
Following John Terry's 26th-minute guard of honour Chelsea farewell, Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney is set to leave his club with less fanfare.
Jun 28, 10:51
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Can Spurs lift the title next season?
Can Spurs lift the title next season?
Jun 19, 10:20
Huddersfield Town celebrate promotion to the Premier League on May 29, 2017
How do new clubs fare in the Premier League?
Brighton & Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town have just earned promotion to the Premier League for the first time, but how do new clubs to the top flight usually perform?
Jun 5, 17:10
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Will Arsenal stars now sign fresh terms after new deal for Arsene Wenger?
Manager Arsene Wenger will now stay at Arsenal for another two years, but what does that mean for the many players who will be out of contract next summer?
Jun 1, 09:56
Ross Barkley in action for Everton on September 30, 2016
Why Ross Barkley should stay at Everton
Ross Barkley is currently being linked with a move away from Everton, but the midfielder may be best suited to signing a new contract at Goodison Park.
May 27, 14:27
Kelechi Iheanacho in action during the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Everton fans - would you prefer Kelechi Iheanacho or Andre Gray?
Kelechi Iheanacho and Andre Gray are both being linked with a switch to Everton, but which of the strikers should Ronald Koeman look to sign this summer?
May 26, 16:29
Michy Batshuayi in action for Chelsea on August 20, 2016
Why Michy Batshuayi should replace Diego Costa for FA Cup final
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has spent the majority of the season on the substitutes' bench, but he should get the nod over Diego Costa for the FA Cup final.
May 25, 08:54
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
What Manchester United will gain by winning the Europa League
Manchester United will win the Europa League for the first time if they can beat Ajax, but there are far greater rewards on offer for the Premier League club.
May 24, 08:43
Paulo Dybala celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Juventus and Bayern Munich on February 22, 2016
Why Barcelona can't repeat Camp Nou miracle against Juventus
Barcelona may have overcome a four-goal deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain last month, but lightning will not strike twice in their Champions League clash with Juventus.
Apr 18, 16:56
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku celebrates with manager Ronald Koeman after scoring the opening goal in his side's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 30, 2016
Why Everton can end 18 years of hurt against Liverpool at Anfield
Everton have not recorded a win over Liverpool at Anfield since 1999, but they are unlikely to have a better chance than this weekend's Merseyside derby.
Apr 1, 11:39
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the touchline during the match against Liverpool on March 4, 2017
Why Manchester City will inflict further misery on Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger will reportedly pen a two-year contract extension at Arsenal, but Manchester City can inflict further misery on the Frenchman this weekend.
Mar 28, 16:37
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate speaks with Jamie Vardy during the World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
England must hit goal trail against Lithuania at Wembley
England may have impressed during their friendly defeat in Germany, but now it is time for Gareth Southgate's team to return to the goal trail against Lithuania.
Mar 23, 17:21
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Are England due some luck?
With the international break here and the 'real' football put on hold for the moment, it's time to once again turn our not so enthusiastic attentions to the national team.
Mar 22, 11:15
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao competes with Nicolas Otamendi in the Champions League last 16 first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Why AS Monaco, Manchester City game in Champions League doesn't guarantee goals
There were eight goals in the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie between AS Monaco and Manchester City, but don't expect the same in the second leg.
Mar 15, 10:19
David Silva goes up against Jordan Henderson during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on December 31, 2016
Why Manchester City will end Liverpool's unbeaten run against top sides
Liverpool have only lost to teams in the bottom half of the Premier League table this season, but that record could end against Manchester City.
Mar 14, 14:04
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on December 31, 2016
Three clubs who should make moves for Sergio Aguero in the summer
We identify three clubs who should consider making a move for Manchester City's Sergio Aguero this summer.
Feb 24, 19:48
Bayern Munich's Brazilian midfielder Douglas Costa and Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (R) celebrate scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group F second-leg football match between FC Bayern Munich and Arsenal FC in Munich, southern Germany,
Why Bayern Munich will be too strong for Arsenal
We consider why Bayern Munich may prove too strong for Arsenal in the Champions League.
Feb 15, 10:59
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte strikes a pose on August 20, 2016
Does the way Premier League teams play lack structure and consistency?
Does the way Premier League teams play lack structure and consistency?
Feb 7, 14:05
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Wayne Rooney: Alex Ferguson's £25.6 million gamble pays off
Last weekend, Manchester United's captain Wayne Rooney secured his position as the club's top scorer of all time with a tally of 250 goals.
Feb 1, 12:20
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Top four betting tips for January transfer window
Sports Mole looks at some of the hottest betting tips in January as we head into the final week of the transfer window.
Jan 26, 09:22
Ivory Coast's players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the 2015 African Cup of Nations final football match between Ivory Coast and Ghana in Bata on February 8, 2015
Africa Cup of Nations 2017
A major football tournament involving national teams always creates interest with both hardcore and casual supporters and it will be no different when the Africa Cup of Nations gets underway.
Jan 12, 13:45
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Can Jose Mourinho's Manchester United make an upset in the later part of the season?
Can Jose Mourinho's Manchester United make an upset in the later part of the season?
Jan 6, 10:23
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What does being number one at Christmas mean for winning the EPL title?
What does being number one for Christmas mean for winning the EPL title?
Jan 4, 13:12
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
How does Pep Guardiola need to improve Man City in the January transfer window?
How does Pep Guardiola need to improve Man City in the January transfer window?
Dec 19, 14:08
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The Ultimate Guide to Tell the Difference between a Salesman and a Successful Tipster
The Ultimate Guide to Tell the Difference between a Salesman and a Successful Tipster.
Dec 16, 13:37
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Tips for sport betting beginners
Tips for sport betting beginners.
Nov 17, 17:29
Long-limbed Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring lors de la finale de la Coupe de la Ligue entre Lille et PSG le 23 Avril, 2016
A look at social media in football
How does social media actually play a part in football?
Nov 3, 19:59
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Sports betting for real money
Online gambling sites and bookmakers have become the virtual world where you can place a bet with real money on real sporting events.
Oct 24, 07:59
Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring for Arsenal against Manchester City on May 8, 2016
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez wanted by Manchester City?
Alexis Sanchez is reportedly being targeted by Manchester City who plan to make a move for the Chile international should contract talks with the Gunners break down.
Oct 7, 08:20
A crowd of Barney Corkhills wave their scarves during the League Cup final between Liverpool and Manchester City on February 28, 2016
Ways to Enjoy a Football Match When You Can't Go to the Stadium
Every football fan will agree, no matter what team he or she favours, that there's nothing like catching a match in the stadium.
Sep 28, 22:57
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The Road to Cardiff - Champions League 2016-17 rundown
Every year the Champions League throws up interesting stories and mouth-watering clashes, but the 2016-17 competition looks like it could be the best for many a year.
Jun 22, 22:10
Eric Dier celebrates his winner during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
UEFA European Championship 2016
UEFA European Championship 2016
May 31, 13:49
Pape Souare and Alexis Sanchez vie for the ball during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Crystal Palace on April 17, 2016
Is success on the cards for Crystal Palace Football Club?
Is success on the cards for Crystal Palace Football Club?
May 8, 06:17
Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions drops a first quarter pass while being defended by Byron Maxwell #31 and outside linebacker Connor Barwin #98 of the Philadelphia Eagles on November 26, 2015 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
Is Fantasy Sports Like Gambling?
Is Fantasy Sports Like Gambling?
Apr 28, 15:41
Jamie Vardy sends in the equaliser during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Can England really go all the way in France?
Can the England hype-train finally reach its destination in France?
Apr 1, 11:24



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