Tag Archives: Jose Mourinho

Oddschecker: Punters enthused by Manchester United manager market

Online odds comparison site, Oddschecker has revealed that the market for Manchester United’s next manager was its third most popular of 2018. The only markets that Jose Mourinho’s successor trailed on was the Grand National and Eurovision, with Oddschecker analytics detailing 43% more traffic on the Manchester United manager page than the highest viewed market during the Cheltenham Festival in …

Read More »

SBC’s On The Ball – La Liga continues quest for US expansion

After a frantic start to the club season, we head into an international break for the inaugural round of fixtures from the much-maligned UEFA Nations League. This edition of On The Ball looks at potential rule changes to the Premier League, as well as some significant progression to La Liga’s US expansion. Catalan Derby in Miami? After protests from both …

Read More »

M88 on board with Leicester City as official betting partner

Copyright: moovstock / 123RF Stock Photo

Asian centric online betting and gambling site M88 has agreed a deal with English Premier League outfit Leicester City, that sees the firm become the club’s official betting partner. Under the terms of the deal the company is to leverage the 2015/16 Premiership champions global brand across its marketing activities, as M88, who offers sports betting, casino and slots based …

Read More »

FA reveals new carding system for managerial misconduct

The English Football Association has revealed that for the upcoming season, red and yellow cards will be handed to managers for touchline misconduct. The sanctions will be enforced in the FA Cup, Football League, EFL Cup, EFL Trophy and National League, however in the Premier League managers will receive a verbal caution if the officials deem they have behaved irresponsibly. …

Read More »

Sergio Aguero hits four goal flurry to ensure top scores

Copyright: katatonia / 123RF Stock Photo

Sergio Aguero sank Leicester City in the latest round of Premier League fixtures, with four goals delighting fantasy managers who had the Argentina international installed as captain, and therefore earned double points. One such example is Piyush Choudhary, Chief Business Officer for Ballers Media Group, who saw the Manchester City frontman boost his 21 point haul to a very impressive …

Read More »

League of Legends leader stretches gap at the top

CCopyright: lightwise / 123RF Stock Photo

Another Premier League weekend has come to end, which means more movers and shakers in SBC’s League of Legends.   Gameweek ten started and finished with 1-0 victories, Manchester United defeating Spurs and Burnley going over Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle by the scoreline, in a round which saw the new fantasy football leader build on his lead at the top of …

Read More »

Strikers find scoring touch to delight of fantasy managers

A plethora of points have been registered throughout SBC’s League of Legends this past weekend, with strikers hitting form at a number of clubs during gameweek six. Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata secured a maiden Premier League hat-trick, Tottenham hot shot Harry Kane and Arsenal new boy Alexandre Lacazette earned a brace each while Manchester rivals Romelu Lukaku of United and Sergio …

Read More »

Mourinho’s men dominate week two in the SBC League of Legends

SBC League of Legends

Esports Insider’s Sam Cooke stormed into contention in the SBC League of Legends after amassing 76 points in the second week of this year’s Fantasy Premier League. However, Cooke is still 23 points off league leader James Birch, who might come to regret using his ‘triple captain’ chip so early in the season, despite Romelu Lukaku’s goal at the Liberty …

Read More »

Pre-play figures on Spiffx highlight United’s poor league form

For this week’s Spiffx update, we look at three of the Premier League title favourites from the start of the season, and see how their pre-play odds have changed since the opening week of action. Starting with Arsenal, who opened their league campaign at home to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool. Spiffx punters were understandably cautious (41.77%) about backing the home team given …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »