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Will the Data on Dementia and Heading Alter the Game?

We have recently seen the introduction of new heading guidelines for football players in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 season. The changes come on the back of a great deal of research surrounding the link between heading the football and dementia in later life. Some of the players affected by dementia after their careers ended are famous names, ...

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The Most Memorable World Cup Matches

The World Cup is the most prestigious prize in international football and one of the biggest sporting events in the world. With some of the biggest names in football appearing at each tournament, it attracts billions of viewers every four years. In 2018, a record 3.572 billion people watched the Russia World Cup with a further 3,031,768 attending the matches ...

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The five best coaches at the World Cup in 2022

According to the latest betting, Brazil are the favourites to win the World Cup for what would be a record sixth time, followed by their South American neighbours and rivals, Argentina, and then the defending champions France and England. Costa Rica and Saudi Arabia are the rank outsiders. That does not necessarily mean that these teams necessarily have the best ...

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How to bet on the upcoming FIFA World Cup

In the coming weeks, literally billions of dollars will be bet on the World Cup in Qatar, in virtually every country where it is legal (and in many where, strictly speaking, it is against the law). According to FIFA, US $155 billion was bet on the last World Cup in Russia, a figure that is likely to be exceeded this ...

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Early odds for winners of the Premier League

The Premier League is one of the world’s most watched football leagues and one that continues to excite fans with each fixture that continues to be played. Given the standard of football within the league, it does not matter if fans are watching a title clash, a relegation battle, or even a mid-table clash between two teams that are rather ...

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Potential controversies we could expect from the World Cup 2022

The mecca of world football, the World Cup, is a magical celebration of the game. It takes place every four years, and it has been hosted in countries all over the globe. The team with the most wins is the formidable Brazilian team; they have lifted the Jules Rimet trophy five times. This year, they’re the favorites with most bookmakers, ...

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How Will Manchester City Start the Premier League Season?

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The fixture list is out, and there’s no huge surprise – everyone plays everyone twice, once at home and once away. But we all know the Premier League is a little bit more complicated than that. Getting off to a fast start is crucial, especially for the clubs competing for honours or European places.  And that’s definitely true for the ...

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Things to know before going to a football match for the first time

Going to your first football game is an unforgettable experience. You’d be surprised at how different it is. If you don’t have anything planned ahead of time, you’ll realize that you should have done something around ten minutes into the game. Before you go to your first football game, here are a few things you should know about the sport: When Choosing Your ...

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