May2018 Blog Posts

39/1 Correct Score Double Lands!

31 May 2018
The World Cup is 2 weeks away, and our analysts have eased the transition from season – tournament with a...

The Poison Chalice: Zinedine Zidane is gone, but who will replace him at Real Madrid?

31 May 2018
(Feature image credit: Tasnim News Agency [CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) Less than a week after winning the Champions...

5 Biggest Shocks in World Cup History

31 May 2018
(Feature image credit: By Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil ([1]) [CC BY 3.0 br (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons) There is an indeterminable...

World Cup Group A Analysis: Early Exit for the Hosts?

31 May 2018
The World Cup is edging ever closer, although the opening clash isn’t exactly the most intriguing. Russia’s meeting with Saudi...

How Important is Cristiano Ronaldo to Portugal’s World Cup Hopes?

31 May 2018
On the face of it, Cristiano Ronaldo’s importance to Portugal should be clear. Three straight Champions League winners medals. Six...

World Cup 2018: Germany’s Potential Starting XI

31 May 2018
We’re just weeks away from the 2018 World Cup, where Germany will look to lift the trophy for a record-equaling...

Premier League players at World Cup 2018 in Russia

30 May 2018
The English Premier League is one of the most internationally diverse domestic championships in world football.  But how well is...

Maradona’s legacy: The brightest of lights in the darkest of times

30 May 2018
In 1978, in front of a packed Estadio Monumental crowd in Buenos Aires, Argentina claimed their first ever world crown;...

Back-to-back MLB Accumulators land on Tuesday!

30 May 2018
Just 24 hours after landing a huge 48/1 Mega Odds Accumulator on the MLB, our analysts have smashed it yet...

World Cup 2018: Les Bleus’ boss puts his trust in youth

30 May 2018
Unlike at the last World Cup, where France had an abundance of experience and not a great deal of youth,...

World Cup 2018: Examining Mexico’s bid to break their last 16 curse

30 May 2018
Back for a seventh consecutive World Cup, Mexico jet off to Russia desperate to end their famous round of 16...

Academy Analysis Group D: Which clubs produced the most players at World Cup 2018?

29 May 2018
(Feature Image Credit: By Iklanmaju1988 (i made on my own) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) In...

Analysing Portugal’s 2018 World Cup Starting Line up

29 May 2018
As Portugal edge towards the World Cup this summer, debate will rage about their starting 11. The side which won...

Will Belgium’s Roberto Martinez Gamble Pay Off?

29 May 2018
By Football.ua [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en)] via Wikimedia Commons Even for the very best in the international game, finding a...

World Cup 2018: Analysing England’s Potential Starting Lineup

29 May 2018
It’s just over two weeks until the World Cup kicks off in Russia, and slowly but surely the hype around...

World Cup 2018: Analysing Brazil’s potential starting lineup

29 May 2018
The 2018 World Cup is an opportunity for Brazil to write the wrongs of four years ago and and they...

Lopetegui’s biggest dilemma – Who will start up front for Spain?

29 May 2018
There is the feeling that this summer’s World Cup may mark the start of a new era for Spain. It...

Academy Analysis Group C: Which clubs produced the most players at World Cup 2018?

29 May 2018
(Feature Image Credit: By Iklanmaju1988 (i made on my own) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) The...

48/1 Mega Odds Accumulator lands on Monday night!

29 May 2018
What a night for us here at FST! The 2018 MLB Season is only two months old and our baseball...

World Cup 2018: Key Fixtures for the Smaller Euro Nations

28 May 2018
Our build up to this summers World Cup in Russia continues and we take a look at some of the...

Academy Analysis Group B: Which clubs produced the most players at World Cup 2018?

28 May 2018
(Feature Image Credit: By Iklanmaju1988 (i made on my own) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) Every...

Academy Analysis Group A: Which clubs produced the most players at World Cup 2018?

28 May 2018
(Feature Image Credit: By Iklanmaju1988 (i made on my own) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) Competing...

The miracle of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

28 May 2018
Making it to the NBA Finals, or finals of any sport for that matter, is never an easy feat. Doing...

World Cup 2018: Can Russia Continue the Home Nations Success?

28 May 2018
It’s common knowledge that nations playing in front of their own fans typically brings the best out of the side...

World Cup 2018: Analysing Argentina’s potential starting lineup

28 May 2018
With Jorge Sampaoli having now cut his 35 man provisional squad down to just 23 ahead of the action beginning...

World Cup 2018: Taking a closer look at Colombia’s World Cup squad

28 May 2018
After impressively reaching the quarter finals in 2014, before bowing out rather unfortunately to hosts Brazil, Jose Pekerman’s Colombia are...

Can Germany Fill the Boots Left by Miroslav Klose?

25 May 2018
Reigning world champions Germany come into this tournament as the bookies second favourites behind Brazil, but there has been one...

Brazil’s World Cup Timeline in Russia

25 May 2018
Brazil have more reason than most to be desperate for this tournament to start as they bid to avenge what...

Spain’s World Cup Timeline in Russia

25 May 2018
La Roja head into the 2018 World Cup as one of the favourites again and under new management, hopes are...

World Cup 2018: Leaving the past in the past; Argentina’s final curse

25 May 2018
In a country where pressure is applied on the national team like no other (as readers of our mood in...

France’s Best Ever World Cup XI

25 May 2018
The second of our Best Ever World Cup XI’s is all about the 1998 hosts France. Known as Les Bleus,...

World Cup 2018: a look into Germany’s Rising Stars

24 May 2018
For the first time since the turn of the millennium, Germany will be headed to the World Cup without the...

BetBright’s £10 Million Weekly World Cup Challenge

24 May 2018
BetBright may be a relative newcomer to the world of online bookmakers, but they more than make up for their...

Man Utd, Willian And Short-Termism

24 May 2018
By Aleksandr Osipov from Ukraine (Willian / Виллиан) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons The summer transfer rumour machine...

World Cup 2018: The Biggest Names Not Going to Russia

24 May 2018
The ink is just about dry on the official 23-man squad lists submitted by each nation competing at this summer’s...

Not going to Russia: The Spain “B” Team that could beat most sides at the 2018 World Cup

24 May 2018
Spain announced their World Cup squad this week and its strength is perhaps best summed up the quality of the...

World Cup 2018: Just How Important is Harry Kane to England?

24 May 2018
Harry Kane – The first name on the teamsheet for both club and country. He is the most clinical striker...

World Cup 2018: Analysing England’s Centre Back Options

24 May 2018
England’s back line is… Everything from the controversy surrounding John Terry and Rio Ferdinand which saw the Manchester United centre...

The World Cup Trophy: A History

24 May 2018
The World Cup is the most easily recognisable trophy in sport. The highly coveted hunk of precious metal has history...

Five-times Winners – A look back on Brazil’s World Cup Journey

24 May 2018
No nation can claim a World Cup history quite like that of Brazil. With a record-breaking five titles, the tournament’s...

Revisiting the Golden Age of the French National Team

23 May 2018
When we think of the major footballing nations, there’s usually a specific tournament, or rather a specific era that springs...

Why Isn’t Radja Nainggolan in Belgium’s 2018 World Cup Squad?

23 May 2018
As Belgium prepared for their 2018 World Cup squad announcement, we were anticipating an incredible collection of talented stars. However,...

Can Portugal Repeat Defensive Success at 2018 World Cup?

23 May 2018
The bookies haven’t given Portugal a great chance of winning the World Cup in Russia this summer. However, they did...

Top 10 World Cup Goals of All Time

23 May 2018
The World Cup creates more iconic sporting moments than any other tournament on the planet. From giant-killing upsets and controversy...

World Cup 2018: The tea that shattered Paolo Guerrero’s lifelong dream

23 May 2018
On the 1st of January, 1984, a boy named José Paolo Guerrero Gonzales was born. Few would know then, but...

World Cup 2018: Assessing the mood in Argentina ahead of the World Cup

23 May 2018
With the World Cup fast approaching and the dust all but settled on domestic action, fans around Argentina now have...

Free Super Tips Job Opportunity: News Writer

22 May 2018
Free Super Tips, one of the leading sports betting tips websites, are looking for a news writer to join our...

World Cup 2018: Can Croatia’s midfield finally inspire success?

22 May 2018
The 1998 World Cup in France has gone down in history as Croatia’s best ever World Cup finish as they...

Premier League stars overlooked as Spain name World Cup Squad

22 May 2018
Spain come into the 2018 World Cup as third favourites with most bookies behind Brazil and Germany as they bid...

England’s World Cup 2014 Squad – Where Are They Now?

22 May 2018
Four years ago England boarded the long flight to their pre-tournament training camp in Miami before heading to the World...
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