Sizing Up the UEFA Champions League Final Four

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By Joe Plunkett

After the thrilling action of the Champions League quarter-finals, we are left with two mouth-watering semi-final ties, with Liverpool taking on Roma to earn the right to meet Bayern Munich or Real Madrid in the final in Kiev in May. Should you trust your gut when predicting the competition winner, or focus on betting on value?

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Top Three Goals of All Time

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By Patrick Pierce

There are few players in the history of football who are as incredible with the ball as Cristiano Ronaldo. While the 33-year old’s career is full of spectacular moments, his dramatic goal for Real Madrid in their Champions League quarterfinal match against Juventus is one that will go down in history books.

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Gear Up & Game On!

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By James Connolly

There are so many factors that go into professional sport, the main aspect being the immense training each person puts themselves through. But you can also contribute some small part of their performance to the gear they wear and use every day.

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Early 2018 World Cup in Russia Tournament Preview

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By John Fearn

Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the 2018 World Cup in June, and every pundit, bettor and football fan alike will be struggling with the task of picking the winner, so it’s useful to know there is help out there in the shape of some of the best verified football tipsters around, who are willing and able to share their knowledge and expertise.

This year’s tournament is perhaps as wide open as it has ever been, but the final stages will almost inevitably be made up of the usual suspects, with one from a few European countries and a couple from South America likely to lift the trophy.

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Who will win this year’s UEFA Champions League?

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By Joe Plunkett

And then there were eight! Europe’s premier club tournament has reached the quarter-final stage, and some of football’s biggest names are closing in on Champions League glory. Only one of the remaining teams will be crowned as the continent’s best, but all eight have solid pedigrees and a chance of lifting that famous trophy towards the end of next month in Kiev.

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Can Stefano Pioli get Fiorentina to reach their potential?

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By Barry Pearl

The city of Florence is known for many things: the arts, architecture, beautiful scenery and, of course, the city’s football team ACF Fiorentina. The team is iconic worldwide because of their history and the color of the team shirt.

Known as Viola, Fiorentina wear purple and some of the players to have worn this famous shirt are icons themselves. Names like Rui Costa, Gabriel Batistuta and Giancarlo Antognoni are just a few players that have played a key part of the club’s history.

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How far can England go in the 2018 Russia World Cup?

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By Barry Pearl

In past years, England have often started World Cup finals with high expectations. Year after year, they have gone into tournaments at least expecting to get to the latter stages, with many suggesting that they had players good enough to go all the way.

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2018 World Cup Russia: Three Dark Horses to Keep an Eye On

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By James Connolly

There’s nothing we love more than a shocking result at the World Cup, and for that this tournament never lets us down. 2014 saw a number of them. There was of course Costa Rica’s valiant efforts to reach the quarterfinal, as well as Germany’s 7-1 battering of the hosts, Brazil.

This summer we expect more of the same and potentially even a shock winner. There are a number of teams who could potentially upset the likes of Germany, France and Brazil and go all the way. As we’re currently on the final international break before the World Cup, here are three dark horses to keep an eye on:

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The six best super-subs in Premier League history

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By Joseph Plunkett

From bench warmers to bench stormers… some players who don’t make the starting eleven are anything but sub-standard.

And with money gushing into the league from extravagant television deals, the best sides have players-a-plenty, making the competition as scintillating as ever.

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Student Loan Debt Rankings of the Sweet 16 Schools

By Liz Richards

Hold on to your brackets, because we are now down to our Sweet 16 in The 2018 NCAA College Basketball Championship! Folks around the nation are glued to their screens watching some of the biggest wins, loses and upsets in college basketball history!

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Australian Grand Prix is Almost Here So Get Ready for the Action!

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By Osama Khan

The Australia Grand Prix F1 race is just around the corner. Slated to take place on March 22-25 in Melbourne, Australia, which is also referred to as Australia’s sporting capital. There are mixed sentiments from fans about what they expect and anticipate from this F1 race. Some people say it is worth looking forward to, while others believe that it’s better to manage expectations intelligently.

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Philadelphia Eagles vs England Rugby: Comparing two Powerhouses

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By Joseph Plunkett

Each country has its own preferred contact sports, and the UK’s Rugby Union has is often compared against America’s NFL due to similar origins and concepts. But when you put the two together, how do they stack up against one another?

The best difference to begin with is how points are scored, considering that’s what the whole game is based around. In rugby, a goal – known as a ‘try’ – is scored when a player places the ball down in the in-goal area (which NFL fans would know as the end zone), whereas a goal – or ‘touchdown’ – in NFL is scored any time the ball is advanced to the end zone, without the need for it to be placed down.

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