Huddersfield Town are now the favourites to be relegated from the Premier League this season. Cardiff City have been written off from day one, with Neil Warnock's men being the firm favourites to go down even before a ball was kicked in the 2018/19 season. But following their stunning 4-2 win over Fulham last time out, the Bluebirds climbed out of the relegation zone, with the Cottagers joining Huddersfield and Newcastle United in the bottom three. And having been as short as 1/4 to go down come the end of the season, you can now get odds as good as 4/9 for the Bluebirds to stay up this term. Cardiff City 4-2 Fulham It was quite a day for Cardiff City after their first Premier League win of the season. Here are the things you should be reading... * REPORT: Read exactly how the Bluebirds overcame Fulham in thrilling style * RATINGS: Here's how we rated every Cardiff player out of 10 * REACTION: The full transcript of Neil Warnock's triumphant press conference is here. * PUNDITS' … [Read more...] about What bookmakers are now saying about the Premier League survival race
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Newcastle United WILL beat the drop this season - according the bookmakers. The Magpies have failed to win in the first nine games of the season and claimed just two points from a possible 27 in the Premier League. Rafa Benitez has been criticised for saying that the club are looking for "three worse sides" than his own in this year's top-flight challenge. And the bookmakers appear to have found them for him after releasing their latest relegation odds. United are 7/4 to be relegated with a host of bookies according to Odds Checker with Ladbrokes, Paddy Power, William Hill, Bet 365 and Coral offering the same price. But Odds Checker have calculated that Huddersfield Town, Cardiff City and Fulham will all still finish below the Magpies. Huddersfield are 4/11 to go down while with a clutch of bookies while Cardiff are 1/3 with Sky Bet and William Hill. Fulham are the third side tipped to join them with 6/4 the common price with Ladbrokes, Unibet and Boyle Sports. Meanwhile, Benitez is … [Read more...] about Newcastle United relegation fight: Bookies release latest odds on Magpies staying up
We still have almost four months to wait for the 2019 Super League campaign to kick off – but that’s not stopped the bookmakers releasing early odds tipping the teams to win the competition. Betfred have compiled their latest figures with a look ahead to next season, with St Helens backed for Grand Final glory this time around having missed out on appearing at Old Trafford this term, priced 7/2. Justin Holbrook’s men are also favourites to top the regular season pile, before going on for Grand Final glory, priced at 5/2. Defending champions Wigan, Warrington, Castleford and Leeds are next in the list before Hull FC land sixth in the ladder. The Black and Whites are 12/1 to win the Grand Final, or 14/1 for topping the table at the end of 29 rounds. Combined, you can get a special price of 25/1 for both regular season and Grand Final triumphs for Lee Radford’s men. Or if you fancy adding the Challenge Cup into that – i.e. the treble - hefty 100/1 is being … [Read more...] about Super League 2019 latest betting odds
Speculation is mounting that Scottish actor Richard Madden could be named as the next James Bond. The iconic role is up for grabs as current Bond, Daniel Craig, will hang up his tuxedo following the release of the next 007 movie. Madden recently won critical acclaim for his role as David Budd in the BBC's Bodyguard. It is now claimed by GlasgowLive that sources close to Eon Productions, who own the James Bond franchise, say executive producer Barbara Broccoli is likely to approach Madden in the next few days. Former Glasgow drama student and Paisley-born Madden was previously known for his role as Robb Stark in the smash hit Game Of Thrones before landing the prime-time Bodyguard role. His rugged charm and good looks have impressed Broccoli. The actor will be the second Scottish star to strap on a Walther PPK firearm after the iconic Sean Connery. Even the bookies have caught on, with Betfair and Paddy Power taking bets for Madden to take over once Daniel Craig hands in his licence … [Read more...] about Bodyguard actor set to be offered James Bond role
THE Nobel Peace Prize has been won by some of history's most famous and iconic figures like Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa and Barack Obama. The 2018 award winner will be announced today at 10am GMT with odds on Donald Trump winning it standing at 5-2 after his historic summit with Kim Jong un. What is the Nobel Peace Prize? According to Nobel's will, the Peace Prize should be awarded to the person who "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses". Nobel, who died in 1896, never said why he chose peace as a category, but it is believed he was trying to compensate for his arms manufacture past. The Nobel laureate receives a diploma, a medal, and about $1.5million. This year's winner will be presented with the award in Oslo, Norway, in December. It was given to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons last year. Who is in … [Read more...] about When is the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 announced, who are the past winners and what are the latest odds?