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Perhaps the most compelling fixture in the roster of those taking place this evening is that being hosted by Notts County as they continue their fight against relegation against automatic promotion hopefuls Preston North End.Tonight`s hosts have just three games to escape the relegation quagmire, they needing two points to leap over all of Leyton Orient, Cre...
Football
Millwall travel to Blackburn Rovers` Ewood Park this evening knowing that a victory over the Lancashire club would see them just one point from safety. Failing to record an away win would see the Lions need a full six points from their final two games of the season, this being down to Rotherham`s far superior goal difference. The Lions currently sit in 22nd ...
Tennis
Frenchman Gael Monfils is the current favourite in the betting to pick up this year`s Nastase Tiriac Trophy in Romania. This favouritism comes after the defending champion Grigor Dimitrov decided against turning out for the tournament. The 28-year-old market leader was a semi-finalist in this competition in 2007 and managed to equal this best ever finish again last...
Tennis
Simona Halep is the current favourite to take home the 2015 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after what has been a successful start to her playing year. The Romanian has already picked up the Dubai Duty Free Championships and the Indian Wells Masters after her debut success in China`s Shenzhen Open. She also reached the quarter-final of the Australian Open, t...
Tennis
Spaniard Rafael Nadal is the favourite to take home the Barcelona Open title. It is a tournament at which the 28-year-old has previously thrived, having secured the top prize on eight occasions between the years of 2005 and 2013. Indeed Kei Nishikori`s success last year was the first time that a non-Spanish player had picked up the trophy in 11 years.Despite...
Football
Wembley Stadium will host the second FA Cup semi-final in as many days today as Aston Villa take on fellow Premier League side Liverpool. The winners of this contest will go on to face Arsenal who needed extra time to put Championship club Reading to the sword, the Royals going down by two goals to one.Aston Villa currently find themselves in 15th position i...
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Tottenham will be looking to make up ground on the top five with a victory against Newcastle United tomorrow. Should they beat the Magpies at St James Park and Southampton fail to get all three points from Stoke, Spurs would move into sixth with just goal difference separating themselves from fifth placed Liverpool. Mauricio Pochettino`s side could see out the week...
Football
Whilst the title seems to be slipping out of Manchester City`s hands, they will be looking to claim a win at home to West Ham tomorrow to seal a top four finish and improve on their current position. The reigning Premier League champions sit in fourth position and are four points off archrivals Manchester United in third, prior to the Red Devils` game against Chels...
Football
Wembley Stadium will host the first FA Cup semi-final of the season as Championship side Reading take on Arsenal. The Royals` FA Cup success has come in spite of a poor league season that sees the former Premier League side in 18th position in the second tier of English football and just eight points from the relegation zone. Reading have not won any of their last ...
Football
All eyes will be on Stamford Bridge this weekend as Chelsea look to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table with a victory over third placed Manchester United. The Blues are currently seven points to the good of Arsenal in second place with a game in hand. Picking up all three points at home tomorrow will see Chelsea go ten clear with just four gam...
Football
Southampton are still knocking on the door of the European places though will have to see off Stoke away from home should they successfully maintain their challenge for either Europa League or Champions League admittance. The Hampshire club sit in sixth position in the league and will usurp FA Cup semi-finalists Liverpool with a victory in the Midlands tomorrow. Fa...
Football
Leicester could move off the foot of the Premier League table tomorrow should they record a victory over Swansea at home. To escape the relegation zone the Foxes will have to beat the Welsh club by a margin of three goals and hope that Burnley lose away at Everton and both Hull and Queens Park Rangers fail to win their games in hand. A loss would see City remain in...