If you place a correct score bet in the 85th minute of a football match, you’ll typically receive odds of 1 to 2. Let’s say that Chelsea are playing Manchester United. With 85 minutes gone, the score’s still 0-0. If you bet £10 on the score remaining 0-0 and you’re right, you’ll receive your £10 

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Name: Robbie Kruse Position: Winger Age: 26 Country: Australia Club: Bayer Leverkusen   Troubled start After a troubled start to his professional career, Robbie Kruse has worked diligently and transformed into one of his national team’s most important players. A knee injury ruled the winger out of the 2014 World Cup and his absence was 

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Name: Mat Ryan  Position: Goalkeeper  Age: 23  Country: Australia  Club: Valencia    Earlier this month Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan signed a six-year deal with Spanish club Valencia, a move that capped two outstanding years in the goalkeeper’s blossoming career. After winning an A-League title with the Central Coast Mariners in 2013 – the first in 

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Name: Terry Antonis  Position: Central Midfielder  Age: 21  Country: Australia  Club: Sydney FC    “The guy who kicked Hazard three times in 10 minutes really impressed me. I like it because there are no friendlies. I don’t like the word friendly match. So that young boy in midfield that was really aggressive and playing for a result, 

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Name: Kerem Bulut  Position: Striker  Age: 23  Country: Australia  Club: Iraklis    A prodigious striker with a fiery temperament and a reputation for embroiling himself in controversy, Kerem Bulut is one of Australia’s most exciting and fascinating young footballers. Bulut first made a name for himself at the 2010 AFC U-19 Championship in China, where 

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Name: Tommy Oar Position: Winger Age: 23 Country: Australia Club: Out of contract Although he has an Asian Cup winners’ medal, A-League Young Player of the Year medal and FIFA U-20 World Cup Goal of the Tournament to his name already, Tommy Oar has yet to reach anywhere near his full potential as a footballer. 

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Name: Ivan Franjic Position: Right-back Age: 27 Country: Australia Club: Melbourne City   A technically gifted, tenacious footballer, Ivan Franjic has potentially his best years ahead of him despite being 27. Beginning his career in the semi-professional circuit of Australian football, in 2009 he signed for A-League club Brisbane Roar. In the five years that 

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Communication is key in any sport, especially team ones such as rugby and football, where the success of the club depends on effective management of large pools of talent. Keeping track of the well-being, health and fitness of each individual player is essential to manage your resources and ensure that the group on the pitch 

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There comes a time where we must all grow up. Young boys stop playing with little action figures and move on to games consoles, young girls stop wearing their mothers make-up and start wearing their own. We all go to secondary school, reach an age where an interest in the opposite sex grows and we 

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Love them or hate them Footballers are some of the highest paid professional sports players in Europe and the rest of the world. The also court a lot of controversy with their off-the field shenanigans of wild parties and wild women. The one thing that most of them all do when they hit pay day 

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Sports are great fun to participate in, and they’re great for your physical and mental health. Not only do you get exercise, but you get the opportunity to participate in a confidence building activity with friends that share your interests. However, sports can also be very dangerous. If you are looking to maintain an active, 

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Interested in football trials?  Fancy yourself as the next Luis Suarez, Robin Van Persie or even Mesut Ozil? Then you need to get yourself on the football trials as soon as you can.   How do they work? The first thing you need to do is to register.  This is free and once you are 

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There are some areas of interest that manage to capture the attention and have an effect on the lives of people all over the world. Football is one of the best examples there is and although it is true that not everyone loves it, the number of those who live and breathe it is well 

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Within the space of two years, Brazil will host the world’s two biggest sporting events: the Soccer World Cup in 2014 and the Summer Olympic Games in 2016. This is an opportunity for the nation to give the world a taste of its famously vibrant and open culture, and its historic passion for football. But, 

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Football has been played, in one form or another, since at least the 3rd Century BC. It has evolved over the centuries – with many and frequent modifications to style, rules and regulations – to become the game we know today. You may know it as soccer, depending on where you’re from, but no matter 

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As the international football season wraps up, it is a very tough time for a lot of fans. If a season was terrible, the end can seem a welcome relief. And if your team was outstanding, it can be great to see a wonderful run end well. In either case, you’re left counting the days 

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Considered as the king of thrill and excitement, football has always been one of the most popular among all games. Almost all the countries of the world welcome football with a lot of enthusiasm and passion. Apart from skill and techniques one of the most important things which is indeed the lifeblood of football is 

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Every sport has unique benefits, and soccer is no exception. It’s more than just a great cardio workout with balance and foot-eye coordination exercises. It also has many additional benefits that you might be unaware of. Football naturally has a semi-circuit setup with bouts of walking, running and jogging which helps keep the body guessing 

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On Monday, Europol, the law enforcement agency of the European Union, announced the results of an 18 month inquiry of match-fixing in football to a reaction of immense shock throughout the game. They revealed that a total of 680 matches across the world were fixed, including a Champions League tie that had been played in 

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Over the years, many gaming companies have tried to cash in on the most popular sport in the world, football, and make a game that makes the player feel like he’s right there in the thick of the action. This has been attempted in many ways, from manager simulations to games where you control the 

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