Pete O'Rourke for Bookies.com

Pete O'Rourke

Pete O'Rourke is an experienced football journalist who has worked for the Press Association, Sky Sports, ESPN and others across three decades in the industry.

Arsenal Transfer News: Granit Xhaka To Hertha Berlin Odds Cut

Arsenal Transfer News: Granit Xhaka To Hertha Berlin Odds Cut

Granit Xhaka’s odds to join Hertha Berlin have been cut from +500 to +200 on Transfer Deadline Day with some UK bookmakers even going odds-on.

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Mesut Ozil Likely To Leave Arsenal This Month, Say Bookies

Mesut Ozil Likely To Leave Arsenal This Month, Say Bookies

Mesut Ozil’s future at Arsenal is set to be the subject of transfer speculation again now the January transfer window has reopened, with the midfielder being heavily backed to join Fenerbahce.

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UEFA Euro 2020 Betting Odds & Tips: Qualifying Stage

UEFA Euro 2020 Betting Odds & Tips: Qualifying Stage

The Euro 2020 tournament is underway with qualifiers! Check out the best bets to make!

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Van Dijk Remains Ballon d’Or Frontrunner Ahead of Messi

Van Dijk Remains Ballon d’Or Frontrunner Ahead of Messi

Liverpool and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk remains the odds on favourite to win the prestigious Ballon d’Or after the 30-man shortlist was revealed.

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Betting Suspended On Mauricio Pochettino Leaving Tottenham

Betting Suspended On Mauricio Pochettino Leaving Tottenham

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino saw his odds to be the next Premier League managerial departure slashed from 20/1 to 7/2 before traders decided to suspend betting on Friday morning.

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Odds Open On Who Will Take Manchester United’s Next Penalty

Odds Open On Who Will Take Manchester United’s Next Penalty

Should Manchester United get a penalty this weekend against Southampton the big question is who will take the spot-kick after their recent woes from 12 yards?

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Steve Bruce Second Favorite in Premier League Sack Race Odds

Steve Bruce Second Favorite in Premier League Sack Race Odds

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has been replaced by Watford chief Javi Gracia in the betting to be the first Premier League manager to lose his job this season.

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6 Premier League Futures Bets You Should Place Right Now

6 Premier League Futures Bets You Should Place Right Now

The new Premier League season is nearly here and it is sure to be as thrilling and competitive as ever. As normal there are plenty of betting opportunities along the way in the season and here are my best ante-post picks for the start of hopefully a dramatic and memorable 2019/20 campaign

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Oddsmakers Split on Sean Longstaff to Manchester United Deal

Oddsmakers Split on Sean Longstaff to Manchester United Deal

There are always plenty of surprises on transfer deadline day but the bookies appear split on whether Manchester United will land Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff.

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Five Football League Betting Tips To Follow This Season

Five Football League Betting Tips To Follow This Season

Fulham, Hull and Macclesfield feature in five of Pete O'Rourke's outright betting tips on the new Football League season.

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Liverpool’s Premier League Title Odds Are Starting To Drift

Liverpool’s Premier League Title Odds Are Starting To Drift

Liverpool will be aiming to go one better in the Premier League title race after going agonisingly close last term, but their odds on a 19th championship title have drifted.

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Paulo Dybala To Man Utd and PSG Transfer Odds Trimmed

Paulo Dybala To Man Utd and PSG Transfer Odds Trimmed

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is at something of a crossroads in his career and he could be on the move before the transfer window slams shut next month.

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