Champions League 2016/17 – Barcelona v Juventus, Monaco v Borussia Dortmund

We have two of our Champions League semi-finalists and whilst they were the favourites following first leg wins, the progress was certainly not without incident and drama, so neither of tonight’s two leaders from the first leg should.   Juventus don’t even need to look very far back for a harsh reminder of what can… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Barcelona v Juventus, Monaco v Borussia Dortmund

Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Real Madrid took a big step towards the semi-finals of the Champions League with victory at Bayern last week and they can complete the job in style infront of their own fans this evening. The much-anticipated clash between two European giants didn’t fail to disappoint but Los Blancos were deeply impressive and deserving of a… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

    Over in Munich, two giants of European football meet in what can only be described as a huge game as Bayern Munich face against Real Madrid. The first leg takes placeAllianz Arena, a huge task for any side in Europe.   They have won their last 16 home matches in Europe and have… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Champions League 2016/17 – Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

First things first, let’s give best wishes to Marc Batra after the explosions that rocked the Dortmund bus and Dortmund itself yesterday. Thankfully he has only fractured his wrist and should have made a full recovery, whilst nobody else was harmed, and to see the responses of #tableforawayfans and #bedforawayfans was heartening.     A… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

Masters 2017

A different preview, and a shorter one than last year, for there are pressures on multiple fronts that are calling for my time as my degree comes to an end. You all know about the course, thanks to the superb guide at the Racing Post, and of course, The Punter’s Preview at Betfair. Ben Coley… Read More Masters 2017

F1 2017

Ah spring. T-Shirt weather, exams and of course, Formula One. The season has returned to the track and the cars are quicker than ever, with the best time on day 1 in Melbourne being a full five-and-a-half seconds faster than the best first-practice time for last year’s Australian Grand Prix.   Until testing, much of… Read More F1 2017

Dubai World Cup 2017

Godolphin Mile Sponsored By Meydan Sobha (Group 2) (11:45): The market is finding it impossible to split North America, so impressive when he won the Firebreak Stakes by seven lengths, and Sharp Azteca, a deeply impressive winner of the Gulfstream Park handicap. The two should take the beating but it would be no surprise if… Read More Dubai World Cup 2017