Monthly Archive: May 2017

Players to watch in the Confederations Cup 2017

FIFA Confederations Cup was dominated by five times world cup winner Brazil for past 12 years. Brazil had won the competition since 2005, however, this time they will not be able to defend their title as they were eliminated by Paraguay in Copa America 2015 and Germany in World Cup 2014. Russia (Host team), Germany (World Cup winner), Portugal (Euro Cup Winner), Mexico (CONCACAF Cup …

"It's not a crime" – Bookmaker security chief on Joey Barton

Joey Barton has recently been banned from English football for eighteen months following his involvement in betting on his own matches. The English midfielder put multiple bets on negative results for his own team. However, the one-time England cap holder clarified that he only put bets on uninvolved matches. It wasn’t a serious issue of match-fixing, however, Barton offended a series of FA protocols leading …