How does football transfer work?

/ September 6, 2019/ Football, News, Sport, Uncategorized

Every summer, enormous amounts of money change hands as top football clubs vie for the best players. Here’s a rundown of how it all works. Each summer, hundreds of millions of dollars change hands as the world’s top football clubs vie for the best players for the coming seasons. But what actually is a transfer, and how does it work?

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History of sports betting

/ September 4, 2019/ Uncategorized

Sports betting has been around for as long as sports have existed. It takes one of man’s favorite pastimes (i.e. sports) and makes it even more interesting by adding a personal stake in the outcome (i.e. gambling). Origins of Sports Betting The first record of sports betting dates back more than 2,000 years ago. The Greeks’ love of sports led

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Football History

/ August 31, 2019/ Uncategorized

Professionalism The development of modern football was closely tied to processes of industrialization and urbanization in Victorian Britain. Most of the new working-class inhabitants of Britain’s industrial towns and cities gradually lost their old bucolic pastimes, such as badger-baiting, and sought fresh forms of collective leisure. From the 1850s onward, industrial workers were increasingly likely to have Saturday afternoons off work, and so many

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History of Hockey

/ August 30, 2019/ Uncategorized

The history of hockey has spanned across nearly every continent in some form. While ice hockey is typically the first sport to come to mind in North America, field hockey sports historically outnumber the former by far. The earliest evidence of such games, discussed below dates to approximately 2,000 BC, making the history of hockey span over the course of more than 4,000

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Horse racing History

/ August 29, 2019/ Uncategorized

Horse racing, the sport of running horses at speed, mainly Thoroughbreds with a rider astride or Standardbreds with the horse pulling a conveyance with a driver. These two kinds of racing are called racing on the flat and harness racing, respectively. Some races on the flat—such as steeplechase, point-to-point, and hurdle races—involve jumping. This article is confined to Thoroughbred horse racing on the flat without jumps. Racing on the flat with horses other than Thoroughbreds

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The Each Way Bet & Other Popular Horse Racing Bet Types Explained

/ August 28, 2019/ Uncategorized

In principle, horse racing is a straight-forward start to finish the race. You wouldn’t, however, be right in assuming that horse racing bet types are equally as straightforward. Whereas the most basic bet types only require you to guess which horses will finish in the top three positions, there are a number of more complex wager types, which allow you

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WHAT IS AN ASIAN HANDICAP?

/ August 27, 2019/ Uncategorized

With an Asian Handicap bet type you bet on the team you think will win or spread your bet between both teams, taking into account the nominated handicaps. Note: The nominated handicap may be adjusted from time to time. However, the handicap current when you confirm your bet is the handicap you have bet on, irrespective of the final handicap offered. If

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Betting on football: Pre-game markets

/ August 26, 2019/ Uncategorized

As a sport truly appreciated by millions of people globally, and therefore a betting market offering high liquidity, especially on events such as the Indian Premier League, cricket is an extremely lucrative sport for bettors. However, an appreciation of its vagaries and intricacies are useful before embarking on any wagers. The most important aspect of betting on cricket is an

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