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Football League Play-Off Finals Weekend - May 23rd to 25th
by tbuckley on 18 May at 02:15
Football League Play-Off Finals Weekend - May 23rd to 25th The Football League Season started way back on Saturday 9th August 2014 and the 72 teams which form the football league all set out knowing they faced 46 intense, competitive league games spread over 10 months to give everything, to fight for their lives and to fight for success. That intensely demanding 10 month period came to an end for all 72 league teams on May 2nd and for 60 of those teams that was that, the season was finished and it was time to reflect, to rest and get ready for the next new season. However for 12 of those teams, the 4 who finished 3rd to 6th in the Championship, the teams who finished 3rd to 6th in League 1 and and the 4 teams who finished 4th to 7th..
Simona Halep - Can she win her first Grand Slam ?
by The rabbit on 19 May at 19:42
Simona Halep will be attempting to win her first Grand Slam when she competes in the French Open. Simona is from Romania and has improved considerably in the last two years and won her first WTA title in June 2013. Since then she has won ten other WTA tournaments and is presently ranked at number three in the world. She reached her first Grand Slam final last year when she was the beaten finalist in this tournament. She has won three WTA titles this year and was the beaten semi finalist in her latest event which was in Italy after previously losing in the first round in Madrid. The French Open is the second of the four annual Grand Slams to take place and it is held at Stade Roland Garros in Paris and the surface is clay. It begins on..
BMW PGA Championship - Wentworth - Alternatives to Rory
by Ralfie1982 on 18 May at 23:31
BMW PGA Championship The Course PAR 72 Tree bloody everywhere so i suspect winner will come from someone who has good driving accuracy The weather is expected to play its part. We have expected rain coming on the Wednesday for most of the day so I imagine the greens will be a touch challenging and looking at the early forcast for later in the week, we can expect some rain each day so I think the surface will change each day. The wind that is also around is expected to drop away over the coming days making it good for the purists amongst us. The Stats 5m (euro) total purse Heavily dominated by the Scots. Since 1998 they have had 5 winners and 5 runners up Held here since 1984 Faldo is the..
Stanley Cup playoffs Conference finals thoughts and bets
by Epic on 16 May at 15:21
A month from now we will probably know who's the new Stanley Cup champion. Four teams continue the journey towards the coveted trophy. Half of the Conference finals, which start tonight, is made up of teams that were also there last year as the New York Rangers and Chicago Blackhawks try to fight off the challenges of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Anaheim Ducks respectively. I have so far correctly predicted all the previous series winners (read round 1 HERE, round 2 HERE) and hopefully I will manage to keep the run going. New York Rangers vs Tampa Bay Lightning The Rangers have made it to the Conference finals the second year in the row, whilst the Lightning has made it this far just the third time in its history. It's a fascinating matchup as the two have played quite similar..
Newcastle United v West Ham United
by redhammer on 18 May at 22:24
Newcastle United v West Ham United LAST GAME OF THE SEASON-LIVE ON SKY SPORTS 24-05-2015. 15.00. St James Park. A West Ham Preview Last Time Out The Game West Ham 1-2 Everton The first half was a bit bland for the journalists with little goal mouth action but the talking point came when Coleman blocked Cresswells cross with his arm but the penalty claim was waved away. An early yellow card for Reid put Everton 1 up on the journey for Fair Play but McCarthy and Coleman put the Hammers 2-1 up. HT 0-0 The game kicked into life a little in the second half as both sides started to attack more without hitting top gear. On the 62nd minute a nice 1-2 with Song and Downing saw the latter curl it past Howard and put the Irons 1 up. 5 minutes later though and Leon Osmas made..
BMW PGA Championship Preview
by jimmywomble on 19 May at 20:27
Jimenez to Jig his Way Around Wentworth The European Tour has its flagship event this week with the BMW PGA Championship from Wentworth. Going for the double double this week will be Rory McIlroy who won last week at Quail Hollow in the US and also defends the title he won here last year. Funnily enough the tee-off times are the same as the UK and are at 7am on the 21st May. Unusual for modern events as well everyone will tee off from the first hole rather than the modern trend of splitting the field with the 10th tee. The Course & Past Winners The West course at Wentworth has been used since 1984 for this event and was also the previous host of the World Matchplay Championship although that ceased in 2007. However there were some major changes..
The Derby Trends (Early Look)
by Micko70 on 17 May at 13:15
The Derby is the richest race run in Britain and is the highlight of any 3yo's career, the race is run at Epsom racecourse and is run over 1m 4f & 10yds, many horses will be tackling this distance for the very first time. The winner of the 2,000 Guineas would need to run in this race and won if they wanted to achieve the Triple Crown, which culminates in the St Leger later in the season. The Derby has been run since 1780 but wasn't run over 1 mile 4 furlongs until 1784. Workforce holds the record for the quickest derby win in 2010 when winning in a time of 2m 31.33 seconds whilst Shergar in 1981 holds the record winning distance of 10 lengths. I have looked at the last 10 runnings of the race and have looked at the following trends,..
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