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  1. Stoking the fire...

    Chris Rann

    This is a peculiar feeling. The weight of expectation now weighs heavy upon Southampton's shoulders. I'm not sure what the bookies think, but I'm sure many punters' coupons will have an away win down for their trip to Stoke on Saturday. With their...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
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  3. Niall Quinn backs Martin O'Neill for Republic of Ireland manager

    Kevin Palmer

    Republic of Ireland news

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  4. Spurs need strong start to avoid Palace upset aspirations

    John Crace

    Within minutes of Crystal Palace earning promotion to the Premier League via the playoffs, they were installed as the bookies' favourite for relegation. Their fans took it with good grace. Promotion had not been expected, the squad and the club we...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  5. Remy interest is a red herring -- he's staying

    Sean Smith

    I am finding it increasingly difficult to believe the rumours surrounding Loic Remy's departure from QPR before the start of the season -- mainly because they just don't add up. The bookies seem to think that Newcastle United are the front-runner...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  6. Believe in the QPR regime (if not their prediction of survival)

    Sean Smith

    After the 3-2 defeat to Aston Villa the mood around Loftus Road seems pretty miserable. The bookies have QPR at 1/6 to be relegated, which is pretty damning. - Townsend won't give up on QPR survival The fans seem pretty much resigned to the fac...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  7. Chelsea fail to remove Torres billboard outside the Bridge

    Chris Wright

    If there's a bit of flagrant self-promotion stinking up your football then you can be fairly sure that bookies Paddy Power (of "Nicklas Bendtner's pants" fame) are close at hand, with semi-humorous publicity stunts being the company's go-to marketing...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  8. Royals effort all for nothing after Man City sickener

    Jon Keen

    Before this match everyone thought Reading would be lambs to the slaughter, with the main topic of speculation being how many goals Manchester City would put past their defence. In fact, the gulf of expectations was so wide that bookies were offering...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  9. Bundesblogging, Week 2: A study in contrasts

    Brian Blickenstaff

    Another thrilling week in the Bundesliga featured two 4-0 demolitions and a 6-1 victory for Bayern, but a quick glance at the league table reveals things are not all as they should be (at least not if you ask the bookies). Bayern sits atop the table ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  10. Bundesblogging, Week 2: A study in contrasts

    Brian Blickenstaff

    Another thrilling week in the Bundesliga featured two 4-0 demolitions and a 6-1 victory for Bayern, but a quick glance at the league table reveals things are not all as they should be (at least not if you ask the bookies). Bayern sits atop the table ...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  11. U.S. Soccer - Options for transfers for Clint Dempsey

    Doug McIntyre

    Doug McIntrye looks at several destinations where Clint Dempsey could land during the transfer window, including Fulham and Liverpool.

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  12. Staring Down the Barrel

    Phil Mison

    The bald facts tell you Fulham never win away to Arsenal. Twenty-five attempts down the years, three draws and twenty-two losses. The bookies have Arsenal 9/4 on to maintain the winless streak this weekend. And even those odds, in a two-horse race, l...

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  13. Malaysia jails bookie for illegal bets

    A Malaysian court jailed a soccer bookmaker for two years and and fined him one million ringgit ($294,000) for illegally accepting bets on European soccer matches, a newspaper said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2007