Sunderland The 2016-17 Premier League season may only be nine games young, but Sunderland already looked destined to be heading for The Championship. Online bookmakers agree, pricing Sunderland as -300 favourites for the dreaded drop. Sunderland manager David Moyes has an epic battle on his hands to keep the Black Cats up — he has
As we draw ever closer to the start of the new 2016-17 Premier League season, now is the perfect time to take a look at the title and relegation odds. With the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all boasting new managers this season, the upcoming Premier League campaign promises to be one
Football seasons throughout Europe all follow roughly the same schedule, beginning in August and finishing in May. The cold winter months are where the season really heats up. Whilst the English Premier League fills the festive season with a flurry of fixtures, winter breaks are the norm across Europe’s other major leagues. The transfer window
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
Sports betting and casino games are often mistaken as similar set-ups, this isn’t however the case. Many casino sites now house both a sports betting section as well as an array of casino games. Despite this, there are many similarities between the two; the main similarity being the gambling of course! In order to place
There are not many feelings in life that match the rush you get when your team wins big. You have stuck with them through good times and bad, and suddenly the loyalty pays off with the sort of victory that will stay with you for a long time. It is almost as if you are
In order to effectively communicate with fans and build a larger fan base, Premier League teams can utilise the internet and social media. Social media allows fans to interact with teams and individual players and learn more about them. Engaging fans using social media offers teams the opportunity to offer greater reach and direct engagement.
Whether you’re playing a game of football, taking part in a track and field meet, or are simply out exercising, it’s extremely important to stay hydrated. Water has been the standard refreshment of choice for centuries, but modern supermarket shelves are filled with many other options for the thirsty athlete. Various brands of flavored water
When you dread seeing the leaves fall from the trees because it signals the start of football season, or cringe when the first crocus pops its head out of the soils because it means baseball is just around the corner, you may be a sports widow. Sports widows are women who feel that their life
Most kids would love to be the star athlete, but being a star athlete is not as simple as being a good player. You must have the proper conditioning to be a star athlete but proper conditioning for sports doesn’t begin at practice. Total conditioning that includes physical conditioning, nutrition and mental health maintenance is
When you took gym class in high school, you likely were forced to stretch before and maybe even after playing various sports. In athletics, you might also have been forced into stretching routines as a team, which seemed ridiculous at the time and maybe still do. Now that you are working out on your own
A dislocated shoulder is an extremely painful injury that involves the upper arm coming out of the cup-shaped socket on the shoulder blade. You normally cannot move your affected arm until it pops back into the socket, which is when the intense pain from the injury commences. Sometimes the arm or shoulder muscles will begin
Did you know that you can suffer as much damage to your knee by falling down the stairs in your home as a football player can when he’s twisted his knee the wrong way in a football game? Unfortunately, knee injuries are common among athletes, but they can also happen to anyone young or old.
Just like that, it happened. You were at the family picnic, having a fine time playing softball with the nieces and nephews and while running to first base – POW! You felt a quick jolt of pain in the back of your leg which steadily increased, causing you to stumble about. You had difficulty extending
The Sound of One Knee Popping The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) connects the femur to the tibia at the center of the knee. It is responsible for limiting rotation and forward motion of the tibia. An estimated 80,000-100,000 ACL tears occur annually in the general population. They are most common in: Skiing Football Soccer Gymnastics