Author Archives: Stani

Soccer – Lambert to stay patient with Benteke

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has suggested it might take striker Christian Benteke “six or seven games” to get his match fitness back and promised a response against Tottenham on Sunday. The West Midlands giants lost their fifth straight game … Continue reading

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Rugby League – O’Loughlin in with a chance

Steve McNamara has said Sean O’Loughlin is “definitely improving” and suggested he could make late changes to his England side to face Australia in the Four Nations. The former Bradford Bulls coach has named the same 17 for the crunch … Continue reading

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Soccer – Berahino backed to handle the pressure

West Brom boss Alan Irvine thinks Saido Berahino can go on to become one of the greats of English football if he can keep his feet on the ground. The 21-year-old is the top-scoring Englishman in the Premier League so … Continue reading

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Capital One Cup – Bookies Can’t Split Big Two

Capital One Cup – Bookies Can’t Split Big Two Chelsea and Manchester City are at the top of the Capital One Cup outright market and the Premier League heavyweights are bet365’s 3/1 (4,00) joint favourites to be the highest scorers in … Continue reading

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UEFA Champions League – Competitions records (II.)

UEFA Champions League knockout stage: Did you know?   – Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a match in FC Barcelona’s 7-1 win against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on 7 March 2012. Eight players, including Messi, have … Continue reading

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