Derby draws: the weekend's betting tips

Derby draws: the weekend’s betting tips

This weekend promises to be a thrilling one for the neutral and what better way to add a little excitement to it than having a cheeky flutter. With two derby matches on the cards it is only right to focus on these for the weekend’s tips. But I will also be sharing my picks for […]

Tip Off - This week's EPL betting tips

Tip Off – This week’s EPL betting tips

It’s the weekend. It’s the Premier League, and it’s time for Back Page Football’s new Tip Off! competition. If you haven’t already made your selections, simply go to the comments section under the most recent episode of the Hold The BackPage podcast, or follow the link on the right hand side of the homepage. In […]

World Cup Accumulators: 18th-20th

World Cup Accumulators: 18th-20th

Having had my last accumulator rudely scuppered by a rather dull 0-0 draw between the Ivory Coast and Portugal, the World Cup duly decided to rub it in by allowing the Swiss to beat the favourites Spain and simultaneously splash a further helping of egg on my face. Despite this, I have come back for […]

World Cup Accumulators: 15th-17th

World Cup Accumulators: 15th-17th

Part of the fun of the World Cup is that games endlessly churn out of our televisions at times of the day when we might not have even realised. Even the most avid football fan can be forgiven for drifting away from the action as the days begin to blend into one, particularly when the […]

Lionel Messi - a surprise outsider?

Lionel Messi – a surprise outsider?

Having not necessarily shown his best form for Argentina in the past and having had a long and testing season with Barcelona, I was originally skeptical about Lionel Messi’s chances of challenging for the Golden Boot at this summer’s World Cup. However, upon seeing the 22 year old’s display against Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, I […]

World Cup Betting - Overall Markets

World Cup Betting – Overall Markets

It has been a long four years, and a seemingly infinite wait between the end of the domestic football season and the start of the World Cup but the world’s greatest sporting event finally kicks off in South Africa this Friday and there is not a football fan in the world who is not eagerly […]