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Football League Fancies (17/08/13)

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 16th August, 2013

Matt Vale provides his thoughts on the weekend footballing action with three fancies in the Football League where he likes the look of Blackburn (DNB), Under 2.5 goals at Preston, and Cheltenham to triumph in League Two. Plus, he's keeping a watchful eye on Premier League proceedings as the football season 'kicks off' in style

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Over/Under 2.5 Goals and Both Teams to Score selections (10/08/13)

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 9th August, 2013

Here are our weekly selections to help you with those {hopefully} winning Both Teams To Score and Over/Under 2.5 Goals accumulators this weekend. Don't forget to check out our useful and handy BTTS and Over/Under league tables by selecting the relevant option from the menu bar above.

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NEW Over/Under 2.5 AND Both Teams To Score Pages RELAUNCHED TODAY

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 9th August, 2013

We've improved our Over/Under 2.5 and BTTS pages on Talking Sports to show how many games involving all Premier League, Championship, League One, League Two & Conference teams have seen Over/Under 2.5 goals and how many have featured both teams scoring. They're now shown in a really, clear league table format and show total goals in all games, average goals per game, percentage of Overs/Unders and percentage of games in which both teams scored.

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Football League Fancies (10/08/2013)

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 9th August, 2013

We've had a steady and profitable start to the new season and Matt Vale is hoping to continue that trend this weekend. There are plenty of tasty looking home wins around the Football League this weekend although it's sensible to be relatively cautious so early in the season as teams are still finding their feet and it's difficult to discover the form teams. Still, here goes...

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Capital One Cup & Champions League Fancies (06/08/2013)

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 6th August, 2013

The football season has well and truly started with games literally all over the place! Tonight's fancies spread across the whole of Europe; from Morecambe to Istanbul and from Bournemouth to well, erm, London as we look at the best selections in both the Capital One Cup and the Champions League.

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Football League Fancies (03/08/13) – Home Comforts in all three divisions

Posted by Talking Sports Tipster on 3rd August, 2013

It's back! After a seemingly increasingly short summer break, football returns and Talking Sports will be the place for all your betting selections, fancies and statistics. Not only will we have weekly selections in the Premier League and Football League but we'll have all the goal statistics for Over/Under 2.5 goals and hopefully much, much more to follow. As for today, we can just concentrate on our fancies in the Football League and we've spotted a potential home win in all three divisions...

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League One Preview Part Two: Betting Perspective

Posted by Matt Vale on 30th July, 2013

Unfortunately we haven't got a Supporters View of League One so we're straight into our thoughts and fancies from a betting perspective. There appears to be five or six relatively strong teams in the division but after that it's wide open and anyone could sneak into the play-offs but anyone could also end up in relegation turmoil. Matt Vale tries to tempt us with his fancies...

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League One Preview Part One: Club by Club Guide

Posted by Matt Vale on 30th July, 2013

There's just FOUR days to go before the humungous kick-off. League One doesn't appear to be overflowing with quality and Wolves are expected to bounce back following two successive relegations. Brentford, Bristol City, Sheffield United and Peterborough should be there or thereabouts but the odd play-off place or two is certainly up for grabs. We've the views of co-editor Matt Vale as we try and unpick the contenders.

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League Two Preview Part Three: Betting Perspective

Posted by Matt Vale on 30th July, 2013

Don't want to read through all the club-by-club preview? Don't care what the supporters think? Just want to know who we're backing this season? Who will win the league? Who will fear the dreaded drop? Who will win the handicap? Matt Vale is here to tell us...

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League Two Preview Part Two: The Supporters View (via Twitter)

Posted by Matt Vale on 30th July, 2013

So, Part One of our preview was our own view of the teams in League Two. Now, let's hear from those people who really matter (and who know a lot more than I do). We asked fans of each of the 24 League Two clubs to give us next seasons hopes, expectations and fears in a single tweet. Here's what they came up with...they're an optimistic little bunch...!

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League Two Preview Part One: Club by Club Guide

Posted by Matt Vale on 30th July, 2013

The Football League kicks off this Saturday 3 August and here's our preview of League Two where Portsmouth and Chesterfield are the bookmakers favourites for the title and Morecambe and Dagenham & Redbridge are both expected to struggle. We've the views of co-editor Matt Vale as we try to predict who will be Champions and who will be Conference-bound come next May.

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The Best Sporting Blogs from the last fourteen days

Posted by Matt Vale on 26th July, 2013

We take a quick look at the best sporting blogs we've seen over the past fourteen days. There's a piece on Financial Fair Play and the demise of Coventry City Football Club, an outstanding Premier League Injury analysis and a look at who will be top scorer in League Two. If you like what you see, why not follow them on Twitter?

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St Nicholas Abbey forced to retire with career-ending injury

Posted by admin on 24th July, 2013

St Nicholas Abbey was the clear favourite for the upcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, but has suffered a surprise injury in a routine gallop that has ended the horse's racing career. As such, the horse will undergo surgery to see if it can be salvaged for a stud career.

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‘My Top Three Sporting Heroes’ by Anna-Louise Adams

Posted by Anna-Louise Adams on 18th July, 2013

In the third installment of the series, Anna-Louise Adams makes her Talking Sports debut, chooses her top three sporting heroes of all time and explains why they have made the list. This on-going series is becoming a regular on the site and if you fancy compiling your particular three then get in touch at editor@talkingsports.co.uk and we can give you more details.

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The Open Championship – Betting Preview by Callum Clarke

Posted by Callum Clarke on 17th July, 2013

It is major championship time again this week as The Open Championship heads to Muirfield to tackle a Par 71 course which is nearly 7,200 yards long. Ernie Els won here last time in 2002 and he is also defending his title, having won at Royal Lytham and St Annes twelve months ago. Callum Clarke looks at Ernie's chances of repeating that success and also fancies some big-priced outsiders...

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Parallel universe – what if…? by Rob Jeffries

Posted by Robert Jeffries on 13th July, 2013

The furore over Stuart Broad's decision not to walk during yesterday's last session has been questioned by many in the media of what future lies for sportsmanship. We can all surmise as to what may have happened had Dar raised a finger in the air, but we will never know in truth. Agreed, cricket, in regards of respect for the rules, is seen on a completely different level than many other sports, but let's take these other dubious decisions, and look at what may have happened...

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‘Carlos Tevez, the law and the Old Lady’ by Rob Jeffries

Posted by Robert Jeffries on 11th July, 2013

Rob Jeffries looks at this weeks verdict to replace Carlos Tevez's community service with a miniscule fine and his subsequent move to Juventus, where he's backing the Argentinian to collect two trophies in his first season. Plus, he compares how the normal guy on the street might have been treated by the law....

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Welsh sides Baltic bound for Europa League by Rob Jeffries

Posted by Robert Jeffries on 11th July, 2013

After a highly positive first leg of the Europa League First Qualifying Round, all three Welsh Premier League sides still remain in with a chance of making it through to the next stage of the competition. Robert Jeffries looks at the chances of Airbus UK Broughton FC, Bala Town and Prestatyn Town in tonight's Europa League...

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Women’s Euro 2013 Preview by Philippa B.

Posted by Philippa B on 9th July, 2013

The eleventh iteration of the Women’s European Championships kicks off this Wednesday in Sweden, and the key question will be to see if anyone can stop Germany, who have won six of the previous competitions, including the last five in a row. Guest-blogger Philippa previews this year's tournament....

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The Best Sporting Blogs from the last seven days

Posted by Matt Vale on 21st June, 2013

We take a quick look at the best sporting blogs we've seen over the past seven days. There's a preview of the Under 20 World Cup which kicks off today, a fascinating and detailed look at cricket analytics and, finally, a tactical look at space in football. Please take a look at all three and if you're interested, why not follow them on Twitter

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