How can Manchester United win the Manchester Derby?

Football | November 5th, 2021

This weekend one of the biggest fixtures in the Premier League takes place. The Manchester Derby at Old Trafford.    Games between these two have always been important to locals and fans of both clubs, but over the last 15 years … Read More »

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Last week: 5-0 loss… This week: 3-0 win… What changed?…

Football | November 2nd, 2021

The game against Liverpool at Old Trafford was one of the worst experiences I’ll ever have at a football game. Whilst it’s probably better for me long-term knowing it doesn’t get much worse than that, it was a really tough … Read More »


ENGLAND  –  Especially Kane –  need early goals

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | June 13th, 2018

I came late to the French Open with a hip replacement clouding the issue. I was starting to get games right in the second week  –  Sharapova no chance against Muguruza, del Potro probably having to work hard to get … Read More »


Newcastle and Norwich worth modest investments

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | January 27th, 2017

It took Cardiff a long time to break down Burton last weekend but finally Rickie Lambert came on, hit the wall with his free-kick and the ball dropped invitingly for the only goal. It kept our splendid run going and … Read More »

Cardiff’s Steady Improvement

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | January 20th, 2017

All bar one of the selections went in last week, with Bristol City paying us out twice, managing to score at home to Cardiff and then winning their FA Cup 3rd Round replay at Fleetwood. Preston stopped Brighton’s gallop, as … Read More »

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Fulham on the up at last

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | January 14th, 2017

There are some fascinating matches in the Premier League this weekend but they are very hard to call with betting in mind. For sure, Liverpool will have to play much better than they did at Southampton on Wednesday if they … Read More »

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Bristol City for a confidence boost

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | January 6th, 2017

Tottenham and Liverpool both won last week to keep our good run going and I believe they will fight things out as the Premier League enters its later stages. I realise Chelsea are still nicely clear but I thought Spurs … Read More »

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Liverpool can strike a major blow

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | December 31st, 2016

It was another profitable week last week with Aston Villa and Sheffield United completing a short-priced double. Neither was particularly impressive but, against that, we were decidedly unfortunate when a late shot the goalkeeper should have stopped denied us a … Read More »

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Burnley v Boro looks tight

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | December 26th, 2016

It is a measure of how crazy football has become that Alan Pardew, deemed a failure at Crystal Palace, walks away heavy of heart but in receipt of a pay-off which would be life changing to the vast majority of … Read More »

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Bournemouth should start favourites in local Derby

Ian Carnaby's Sports News | December 17th, 2016

The good run continued last week with Newcastle winning comfortably and Sheffield Wednesday scoring in time added on at Reading to land the Both Teams To Score wager. As I mentioned seven days ago, Newcastle are over their blip and … Read More »

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