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DCMS reveals expert panel to begin fan-led review of football

DCMS has formed its ‘expert panel’ that will support appointed minister Tracey Crouch undertaking the government’s review of football for the benefit of fans and local communities. The review had been previously pledged as a Conservative Party ‘manifesto commitment’ made by PM Boris Johnson during the 2019 General Election campaign. Following the widespread fallout of English Football’s ‘Big Six’ clubs …

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Inside Edge: Can Solskjaer avoid tripping in the Premier League sack race?

Premier League - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer walks off the pitch at half time of the Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool.

The international break gives us time to reflect on how the Premier League season has panned out so far, writes Nick Haynes from Form Labs, but it also shines a light on those managers which may not be living up to expectations. While the rate of goals has dropped sharply after the early season surge, penalties have remained high and …

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Inside Edge: The case for the defence in the Premier League

defenders - Aston Villa's Tyrone Mings (right) celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game during the Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London.

There’s been little reaction from sportsbooks to a near 50% rise in goals by defenders in the Premier League, notes Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – in his Friday round-up of the weekend’s sporting activity. We’re already into the fifth week of the season and so much has happened already. Shock results by big scorelines …

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6 of the Best – FSB’s Richard Thorp

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from FSB’s Business Development Director Richard Thorp. Continue reading to discover which Premier League team recovered from a nightmare start to a more than pleasing finish in 2017/18, why the delights on India are highly recommended and why you should never be left thinking “what good has John Cusack done for me.” Best …

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MansionBet recruits impressionist Darren Farley

MansionBet has announced a new sponsorship deal with football funny-man Darren Farley, which will see over one hundred new pieces of viral content produced. Set to be uploaded to each of Farley’s social media channels, MansionBet is to also host a specific web page dedicated to showcasing the new work produced each month. Farley stated: “Mansion Bet is the perfect …

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Euro 2016 Breakdown: Assessing bookmaker promotions & offers

The Euro 2016 final is nearly upon us, as France prepare to take on Portugal in Paris. SBC News has been keeping an eye on the best offers throughout the tournament, as bookmakers across Europe have implemented marketing strategies to acquire and retain the most customers. SBC has conducted interviews with Oddschecker, Square in the Air and BetVictor as part of our …

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Next England Manager Odds Assessment

After Roy Hodgson did the honourable thing and stepped down after England’s humiliating exit at the hands of Iceland, a country with a smaller population than that of Bristol, the hunt now begins for his replacement. The assumption amongst the bookmakers seems to be that Hodgson’s successor will be English. At the time of writing the Oddschecker roundup of odds from …

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Sky Bet extends Euro 2016 #betterpenalties campaign

As England prepare for the Euro 2016 knock out stages and a potential showdown with penalty nemesis Germany, penalty legend Matt Le Tissier has taken on the infamous German Robokeeper in a short film to show England how to do it. Sky Bet’s Making Penalties Better campaign, created with Sports PR and marketing agency Heavyweight Sports, has run a series of videos throughout …

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Will Hill expects a Hodgson exit pre-2018

A stalemate with Slovakia meant that England failed to top their group, with Wales emerging the unlikely victors.  The aftermath leaves Roy Hodgson’s chances of staying on as England manager rather low, and William Hill has priced it at 4/7 that Hodgson will not be leading the side come the World Cup in 2018. William Hill Spokesman Rupert Adams said: …

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bettingexpert reveals that Chris Smalling is the ultimate England Player

With the announcement of England’s Euro 2016 squad due later this week, bettingexpert.com has made the bold assessment that United defender Chris Smalling is the ultimate England player. Bettingexpert utilised data which compared every England international from the past decade, and has found that the ‘ultimate footballer’ is around 24 years old, born in the south of England, played his first international at …

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