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numbers-based route Prior to Arsene Wenger’s arrival in North London back in 1996, the outlook of English football was significantly different from what supporters have become accustomed to in contemporary society. During a period of transition, the Frenchman proved to be a pivotal figure in raising the standards of top-flight football in England.

Published in Sport
Thursday, 09 April 2020 11:12

The Sardinian Fairy Tale - (Il Favola Sarda)

50 years ago, on the 12th April 1970, a seismic event happened in the world of Italian football. A party broke out on the beach bars along the Poetto, cars sped around deliriously honcking their horns, people jumped into fountains. At the end of every football season there are similar celebrations, but this was different – this was Cagliari.

Published in Sport
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:14

Does Betting Make Sports More Interesting?

Both men and women around the world love sports, whether playing them or watching them. With such a range of options, from football to tennis and from golf to basketball, there’s something for everyone out there. However, there’s a debate about whether or not betting can make sports even more interesting.

Published in Culture
Sunday, 23 February 2020 14:24

Music and Football: Something for Everyone

Music & Football

For hundreds of years, football fans have sung, chanted, and otherwise found a way to make noise wherever they watched a match.

Published in Culture

Hector Castro was born in 1904, Montevideo. As a young boy (aged 13), he accidentally amputated his right forearm while using an electric saw to cut wood.

Published in Sport
Monday, 21 October 2019 18:15

England’s Unique Nostalgia with Italia ‘90

As a fan of the game, I have always found it intriguing how different Nations view the same Tournament or event through a different lens. A prime example is the romanticism the English hold with the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

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Betway’s new documentary features West Ham's Mark Noble and Declan Rice who investigate whether you can be a true fan if you live on the other side of the world to your beloved club.

Published in Sport
Thursday, 04 July 2019 14:47

Five Underdog Stories To Get Inspired

Football or soccer is the most popular sport in the world with billions of fans dotted around the globe; some aren’t committed to a team and just simply enjoy the game, others dedicate their lives to following their teams all over to cheer them on – win or lose – but all of them have a passion and love for the game.

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Plenty of column inches have been written about football teams doing "the Treble" this past season.

Published in Sport
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 18:27

How Sport Has Affected Online Casinos

Sports and online gambling have gone hand-in-hand for decades now and the relationship is hardly surprising. In the past it was easy to see why the number of men far outweighed the amount of women participating in online casino games;

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