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33 Amazing Facts About The Cheltenham Festival

By Sportsnews, published on Mar 11, 2015

The Cheltenham Festival is the world's most exciting race meeting with 230,000 racegoers flocking to the event.



England v Italy World Cup 2014 Preview

By Sportsnews, published on Jun 13, 2014 editors believe this really isn’t a game which the Three Lions can afford to lose, not with the difficult challenge of Uruguay still come. It is a three horse race in Group D for the two qualifying spots and this is such a high pressured opener. Italy have been holding the upper hand in the outright match odds, but England have closed the gap, the closer that kick off has approached.

Italy are currently on a seven match international streak without having posted a win (D6 L1) and that should give England’s enterprising young attack plenty of heart. But England... (more)


Why Norwich City must change their approach next season

By Sportsnews, published on May 20, 2013

It was a positive attacking display with determination and purpose throughout. Unfortunately for the Canaries though, this hasn’t been the norm this season – far from it.Too often, Norwich fans have bemoaned a frustrating display where their team didn’t have enough belief. This led to not enough goals and not enough victories.In reality, they shouldn’t have been sweating about a relegation battle. At the turn of the year, they were comfortably in mid-table and had a chance to push on. Where did it go wrong?Well, every Norwich fan will tell you that manager Chris Hughton was too happy to settle... (more)


Nicky Henderson at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival

By Sportsnews, published on Feb 19, 2013

Trainer Nicky Henderson invited the press to an open day at his Seven Barrows stable earlier this week and it was impossible not to be impressed by the wealth of talent on display heading into the sport's centrepiece meeting, the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.Henderson is aiming around “35-40” at the festival in March and, with several of these already priced up as market leader for their respective targets, he is understandably a short-priced favourite to be the leading trainer over the four days, but what are the chances of repeating last season's feat of seven winners?That's as many winners as... (more)


Mourinho's Real days look numbered

By Sportsnews, published on Feb 11, 2013

Mourinho has hardly endeared himself to Madrid fans this term, and the fact that the former Inter Milan boss was forced to concede the title race before the winter break, with Barcelona holding what looks to be an insurmountable lead at the summit of the Spanish top flight, has not helped his cause.

The 49-year-old was jeered by the Madrid faithful after dropping club captain - and fan favourite - Iker Casillas last month, and caused yet more controversy by challenging supporters to come out 40 minutes before kick-off to boo him before their next game instead of during it.

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