Tag Archives: Manchester United

Premier League ESL clubs agree on £20 million settlement

The six Premier League clubs which participated in the breakaway European Super League (ESL) project earlier this year have agreed to a £20 million settlement. According to Sky Sports, the settlement between the clubs and the Premier League will ‘draw the line under’ the controversial proposed tournament, and amounts to roughly £3.5 million per team. Although the proposed tournament quickly …

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ESL attacks UEFA’s ‘alarming attitude’ as disciplinary proceedings begin

UEFA has initiated disciplinary proceedings against European Super League (ESL) founders Real Madrid, Juventus and Barcelona, prompting the trio to criticise the governing body’s ‘alarming attitude’ and ‘insistent coercion’. Making the announcement yesterday, UEFA confirmed that disciplinary proceedings had commenced against the three teams following a two-week investigation. The trio are the only remaining clubs out of the original 12 …

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UEFA to begin investigation into Ibrahimovic and BetHard partnership

UEFA is due to launch an investigation into the ongoing partnership between footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and online betting operator BetHard. The European football governing party has announced that an Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has been appointed to lead the investigation into the Swedish player, to assess whether his collaboration with BetHard violates codes of ethics. The AC Milan striker’s ‘alleged …

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BetHard connection could lead to three-year ban for Ibrahimovic

Swedish international footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face a three-year ban from the sport due to his ongoing partnership with Malta-based operator BetHard. The AC Milan striker’s company is the fourth largest investor in the online sportsbook – which reported a profits before tax of £25.76 million profit after tax in 2019 – amounting to a total share of 10%, according …

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Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Inside Edge: Is there magic to be found in the FA Cup fourth round?

Rounding off the week, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – take a look at how the top-tier teams fare against lower league opposition in the FA Cup, and where the magic might be in this year’s round four. FA Cup fourth round – Where’s the value? Dating back to the 1998/99 season, there …

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Broadcasting of all Premier League fixtures to continue

As the third nationwide UK lockdown continues, the Premier League has made the decision to continue providing televised coverage of all matches. The announcement follows the earlier decision by Richard Masters, the league’s Chief Executive, to keep playing games behind closed doors for the remainder of the season. Spectators were able to return to stadiums in a limited capacity of …

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Inside Edge: Has the Liverpool and Man United rivalry reignited?

Inside Edge: Has Liverpool and Man United's rivalry been reignited?

This week’s Inside Edge analysis from Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – begins by looking at this weekend’s Premier League blockbuster at Anfield, and whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men can retain their spot at the top of the table. The Red Devils currently sit three points clear of their rivals at the top of the …

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Trippier betting ban to end in February after unsuccessful FA appeal

The Football Association’s (FA) appeal to extend Kieran Tripper’s match suspension for betting violations has been unsuccessful. As a result the Atlético Madrid and England national team defender can resume playing in La Liga fixtures from 28 February, it has been confirmed. Trippier was handed a 10 week match ban by the FA after it came to light he had encouraged …

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GambleAware reveals BetRegret campaign steps in new report

GambleAware has unveiled the key steps in its BetRegret campaign in a recent report on behalf of the Safer Gambling Campaign Board. In the report, the gambling harm prevention charity discussed the launch of the first stage of the campaign in February 2019 as well as the second stage in September 2020, which focused primarily on the behavioural factors behind …

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Inside Edge: How important is it to be top of the table at the turn of the year?  

Inside Edge: How important is it to be top of the table at the turn of the year?  

Kicking off 2021 with his Inside Edge analysis, Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – takes a look at the significance of being league leaders on New Year’s Day and whether this season is where value lies away from the top of the table. We are now exiting the most intense and challenging part of the …

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