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Wayne Shaw’s Sutton pie munch could land Sun Bets in hot water

The English Football Association (FA) and the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) are investigating Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw for breaching football betting rules during yesterday’s FA Cup Fifth Round match against Arsenal FC. Before the match, which was broadcast on BBC1, new UK bookmaker Sun Bets had offered an 8/1 price on ‘Wayne Shaw to eat a pie live …

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Bookies suffer a Christmas football betting battering

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A set of punter-friendly football results over the Christmas and New Year period will have hurt the bookies at a crucial period in their financial years, according to analysis from Cenkos. All the leading Premier League teams won on Boxing Day including Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, the current league leaders. Liverpool subsequently won the following day and …

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Dugout launches aiming to turn football clubs into social media influencers

New digital sports platform Dugout (Dugout.com) launches its services aiming to revolutionise social media engagement and the content output of European football clubs. Announcing Dugout’s launch, Founder and President Elliot Richardson has amassed an impressive cast of 27 partner football club’s for its platform including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and AC Milan. The Dugout platform will also feature …

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Giroud strikes late for the Gunners to defy the odds on Spiffx

Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United the ‘unluckiest team in the Premier League’. This feeling is probably echoed by many players on Spiffx this week, and certainly those who backed the home team to beat Arsenal at odds of 3.60 shortly before Juan Mata’s opening goal last Saturday. The odds dropped to 1.09 as the Reds held on to the lead …

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In-form Sanchez ready to reward away supporters on Spiffx

On Saturday, Jose Mourinho will resume his fierce rivalry with Arsene Wenger, as his Manchester United side look to close a six-point gap between themselves in sixth and the fourth placed Gunners. Given the inconsistency shown by United in recent weeks, and the fact that Arsenal remain unbeaten since losing at home to Liverpool on the opening day of the …

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Harry Kane fails to convince Spiffx punters on Spurs return

Despite their unbeaten start to the Premier League season, and the return to fitness of star striker Harry Kane, Spurs failed to convince punters on Spiffx during the North London derby at the Emirates. Mauricio Pochettino’s side started the match with only 10% of the backing, a figure that dropped to 2.68% in-play, even though Kane brought them level with …

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Spiffx – In-Play backing for the top four on the road

On a weekend which saw the top four teams record comfortable away victories, it was no surprise to see that a huge majority of punters on Spiffx backed the favourites in-play. However, it was a surprise that 38.71% of players favoured a Sunderland win over Arsenal in the pre-play market. Arsene Wenger’s side are unbeaten since an opening day 4-3 …

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Spiffx – Sunderland to equal worst return after ten matches

At the back end of the 2015/16 campaign, Arsenal predictably clicked into top gear to deny North London rivals Spurs a second-place finish in the Premier League. As part of their 10-match unbeaten run to end the season, the Gunners drew 0-0 at Sunderland. The game also marked the second of a six-match unbeaten run for Sam Allardyce’s side, as …

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Spiffx – Punters unconvinced by Spurs in the Champions League

Spurs may be flying high in the Premier League after an eight-match unbeaten start to the season, but Spiffx punters weren’t convinced by their ability to translate that form into Champions League success on the road. The last time Spurs played in the Champions League in 2010/11, they managed just two points from trips to Bremen, Inter Milan and FC …

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SpiffX – Punters confused by Liverpool’s early season form

With Liverpool FC facing Premier League champions Leicester City this Saturday (17:30 UK Time). Spiffx the alternative betting exchange analyses The Kop’s perplexing early season form, beating title contenders Arsenal but losing to EPL newcomers Burnley FC… ________________ One team we have yet to focus on this season is Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. The team’s form has been a mixed bag …

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