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12 Days of Football 2018: Six Games Amazing
08:00 Thursday 27th December 2018

On the 6th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Six Games Amazing, FIVE GOLDEN GOALS, Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual…

MLS wildcards once again prove playoffs wholly different than regular season
12:00 Sunday 29th October 2017

Four midweek MLS matches produced opponents for the top two sides in each conference's semifinals while re-emphasising the gap between season and playoffs. While the North American sports media likes to promote any competition's regular season…

Lukaku chant proves zero tolerance doesn't work
09:00 Friday 22nd September 2017

Football is said to imitate life. It does. For example, the Lukaku chant raining down on the Old Trafford pitch proves zero tolerance is the wrong approach. Before I explain what I mean, allow me to be explicit regarding three fundamental concepts.1.…

Barcelona strong as ever
09:00 Sunday 17th September 2017

Despite all the clamour about the board's incompetency spinning the club into a doomsday spiral, Ernesto Valverde is having a swell time managing Barcelona. Four games, three clean sheets, 12 points, 11 goals, only one conceded. The…

How is Cardiff City topping the table?
19:47 Monday 28th August 2017

Few saw it coming. Cardiff City has taken maximum points from its first five matches. Are the Bluebirds ready for the Premier League? How have they done it? The bookies had Cardiff City finishing 15th this season. In a bid to save face, many…

Premier League
Arsenal, Leicester make excellent case for Friday night football
09:30 Saturday 12th August 2017

When the Premier League season opens with a seven-goal thriller, even purists must find it difficult to argue against Friday night football. Some people don't like change. Everything in its place. And time. They believe you can get too much…

Premier League
Six-man shortlist for the Premier League PFA Player of the Year has been named
12:00 Thursday 13th April 2017

As we approach the climax of yet another thrilling Premier League season, it's about that time where individual players are awarded for outstanding seasons. The PFA Player of the Year has announced a six-man shortlist for their coveted award,…

Sing When Youre Winning
Will there be a giant killer in the 5th round of the FA Cup?
17:00 Friday 17th February 2017

The FA Cup is notorious for upsets, which is why the bookies offer such good odds for nearly all FA Cup ties. With sensible selections, it is possible to make an extra few quid in FA Cup games.  Huddersfield Town v Manchester City (City to…

The weekend punt: Which selections should be on your Saturday coupon?
10:30 Saturday 21st January 2017

  Whether you're at the stadium or watching Jeff Stelling and the boys, placing a bet on the football is a crucial part of the perfect Saturday. However, there's no doubt that it's a lot more fun when you're winning! Knowing which games to…

Rating Shkodran Mustafi's Arsenal career so far
16:00 Tuesday 6th December 2016

On August the 30th, Arsène Wenger made a clear statement of intent to go for the title by finally signing a much-needed CB to accompany Laurent Koscielny. Shkodran Mustafi's £35m signing took Arsenal's summer business to over £90m and placed…

England National Team
Is the England national team behind the times?
18:34 Friday 10th July 2015

Despite England once again making it into the top ten in the FIFA rankings, football blog The Tough Tackler asks is it time for a change in the way we recruit players to the national team? With 11 goals for promoted Bournemouth, Matt Ritchie…

Premier League
Weekend Treble: Back the Saints, Arsenal and Bristol City
12:50 Friday 27th February 2015

The latest addition of the Treble Bet is a corker, with Southampton, Arsenal and Bristol City tasked with collecting the winnings. On Saturday the Saints will be gunning to bounce back by beating West Brom, and in turn leap into the top-4,…

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…

Sing When Youre Winning
The Champions League hots up as the last 16 plays out
11:59 Tuesday 17th February 2015

With the return of the Champions League we handover to our European expert Jack Kitson for the mid-week treble. The Champions League explodes back into the frame this week as eight of the remaining 16 teams take to the field in the eagerly…

League One
We look to the Football League and the FA Cup for the acca this weekend
12:45 Friday 13th February 2015

For this weekend's football accumulator we mix it up between the Football League and the risky FA Cup which can produce shock results, as Chelsea , Man City and Spurs can testify to! FA Cup fever will grip the nation once again this weekend…