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Steve Chambers
Steve has been avid follower of Bristol City and trips to Ashton Gate since the mid 1990s have seen him fall in love with the club, but success has hardly been a regular emotion felt by him and twin that with England's failures he has not tasted to many exciting days as a football fan. However, he enjoys all parts of the "Beautiful Game" and whether it's a Champions League match or Conference clash, Steve enjoys watching the heat of the battle. Sport is certainly his passion, but football is the one that gets him excited the most and he will be looking to provide some informative, yet sometimes controversial pieces for you to enjoy as the reader.

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League One
A Trio of League One Fixutres Make Up This Weekend's Acca
11:25 Thursday 19th February 2015

Steve Chambers takes on the treble coupon this weekend and we head into this weekend's football electing to veer away from the top two English divisions and opt to side with a trio of highflying teams in League One who all look to have a terrific…

Match Preview
Ghana Tipped To Beat Ivory Coast In African Cup of Nations Final
13:13 Saturday 7th February 2015

The African Cup of Nations descended into chaos on Thursday during Ghana's interrupted victory over hosts Equatorial Guinea, but it is hoped that it's the football that takes centre stage on Sunday night when the Black Stars take on Ivory Coast…

Premier League
Arsenal, Preston and Doncaster the Picks for a Winning Weekend
12:51 Friday 28th November 2014

Our regular tipster Michael is away this week so stepping into the breach is Steve Chambers who is looking at away fixtures this weekend to help bolster the IRAIW Christmas kitty. A full fixture list will be available for punters this weekend…

European Football
Will Costa Rica Or The Netherlands Book Their Place To The World Cup Semi Finals?
13:00 Saturday 5th July 2014

Louis Van Gaal's decision to introduce Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in the final quarter of the Netherlands last-16 clash with Mexico was an inspired one as the Schalke hotshot not only scored a last-minute penalty for the Dutch, but also assisted Wesley…

World Cup
Belgium v USA Concludes The Round of 16 with the Europeans Favourites to Progress
16:32 Monday 30th June 2014

Belgium were labelled by many as the dark horses of the 2014 World Cup, but whilst they qualified with maximum points from a mediocre Group H Marc Wilmots' side flattered to deceive with their group stage performances and the Belgian coach…

A win for Jurgen Klinsmann's US team could end the German chances of progression to the next round
10:00 Thursday 26th June 2014

Germany kicked off their World Cup campaign with a sensational 4-0 demolition of Portugal which had many raving about the dizzy heights they could reach in Brazil, but Joachim Low's men were unable to replicate that dominant display in their…

England National Team
England's World Cup Horror Show Comes To A Halt With Final Group D Match Against Costa Rica
09:47 Tuesday 24th June 2014

England's World Cup horror show will come to a rapid conclusion on Tuesday evening as Roy Hodgson's men will play their last game on Brazilian soil before heading back home after two defeats in their opening two Group D games has left the Three…

England National Team
England look to the positives from loss to Italy as they prepare for Uruguay
09:00 Thursday 19th June 2014

A number of positives may have emerged from England's 2-1 defeat to Italy at the weekend, but the narrow loss to the Azzurri has left Roy Hodgson's men teetering on the edge of elimination from Group G, however, they will hope that Thursday…

England National Team
England Prepare To Take On Italy In Brazil 2014 Opener
14:27 Friday 13th June 2014

Will we see a repeat performance of the Euro 2012 match between the two sides as England and Italy begin their 2014 World Cup campaigns? Jack Kitson takes a look at the prospects for the match. A nation will unite on Saturday evening as England…

Preston North End Fans Show Football Traditions Are Alive and Well with Gentry Celebrations
09:45 Wednesday 9th April 2014

Once every season, Preston North End fans choose to remember their fellow supporters who are no longer with us in a unique way that involves wearing bowler hats and suits to an away match. No, the Lancashire club doesn't have any connection…

How to solve a problem like Moyes? The Debate about what Man Utd Should do with their new manager rumbles on…
11:44 Thursday 6th March 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson was seen parading down the red carpet of the Oscars in Los Angeles at the weekend and whilst the former Manchester United manager was busy sharing his night with an array of A-List celebrities, David Moyes was probably wishing…

Premier League
Swansea City Can Cause Premier League Opening Weekend Shock Against Manchester United
09:46 Friday 16th August 2013

Swansea City breezed through their Europa League qualification tie against Malmo last week with ease and Michael Laudrup's side looked well equipped to be every bit a potential surprise package in the European competition this term but in the…

Premier League
Premier League Managers Tipped To Dominate The Headlines For The Right Reasons In 2013/2014
09:00 Thursday 15th August 2013

Wayne Rooney, Luis Suarez and Gareth Bale may have dominated the pre-season column inches as their tenures at their respective clubs have been under constant scrutiny from the media in recent weeks, but with the Premier League kicking off on…

League One
Wolves The Overwhelming Favourites To Make A Quick Return To The Championship
16:53 Friday 26th July 2013

Bristol City fan, Steve Chambers, previews League One ahead of the 2013/2014, considering who are the leading contenders to win promotion come next May and he can't look beyond Wolves. Kenny Jackett will embark on one of his toughest managerial…

Premier League
Fans Can Enjoy International Flavour Of Premier League Next Season But For How Much Longer?
13:05 Thursday 27th June 2013

Has the influx of foreign players into the Premier League had a detrimental effect on the quality of the national team? Steve Chambers takes a look. Over the last few decades, fans of the England national team have suffered enough heartbreak…