Betting on Soccer Matches in Australia

July 16th, 2013

soccer ballResearch shows that sports’ betting in Australia has increased in popularity over the past 12 months. In a recent study done by the South Cross University in New South Wales, they found that there is 15 percent growth in sports betting due to the fact that online betting has become the number one choice of Australian punters. Convenience and accessibility are two of the main reasons why punters prefer online betting; this information was based on the responses of 52% of the people who were surveyed. (more…)

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Legends of Arsenal FC

March 26th, 2013

Arsenal FCDespite the recent trophy drought, Arsenal remain one of the greatest English teams with their slick, eye-catching possession football. Highbury, the Gunner’s home for over a century, was the home of legends. Here is a compilation of the elite of the elite to have graced the turf of Highbury or more recently, Emirates Stadium.

Goalkeeper: David Seaman. Graced with a ponytail and later an adorable gut. Blessed with cat-like reflexes, he was a renown penalty saving specialist. He formed a foundation for the legendary defenses and it is no surprise that his time coincided with one of the most successful period in the club’s history. He clocked 564 appearances spanning over 13 years. (more…)

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Euro 2012 tickets

April 17th, 2012

Euro 2012 hostsThe 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, best known as the Euro2012, will be held from June 8th to July 1st. (For more on the hosts Ukraine see www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/3211.htm) As the date nears and the excitement grows in Europe, fans are scrambling to find tickets to attend this tournament. Tickets sold directly by the UEFA are sold out and now fans have to purchase them through resale. Euro 2012 is one of the biggest sporting events in Europe and attending this tournament will be filled with fun, surprises, and excitement.

The Euro 2012 will be jointly held in Ukraine and Poland this year. The cities that will be hosting the event are Warsaw, Gdan„sk, Wrocl‚aw, Poznan„, Kiev, Lviv, Donetsk and Kharkiv, all very popular tourist destination. This championship takes place once every four years since 1960′s and has gained tremendous popularity in the recent years. Football fans around the world eagerly await this tournament. It is an excellent opportunity to witness some of the world’s finest football players and teams in action. Last tournament’s winner, Spain, went on to win the World Cup after this championship. (more…)

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Champions League Final Tickets

February 8th, 2012

footballIf you have never been to a Champions League Final match you have no idea what is in store. It’s the kind of energy that you have to feel to believe. While people talk about going to the Super Bowl and how “amazing” it is to see it in person, the main difference is that at the Super Bowl most of the audience is made up of sponsors and celebrities. This means that if you are a fan you have a tendency to get shut out of the stadium at the Super Bowl. While there are a good amount of celebrities at the Champions League Final, you will also find a vast majority of fans as well. Whether it’s for Barcelona FC or Manchester United, you can be sure that the crowd will be filled with passionate soccer fans who cheer or boo everything that is going on on the pitch, not people who are looking to be seen at the event. (more…)

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The Ultimate Birthday Gift- Chelsea Tickets

February 8th, 2012

footballI have never been much of a football fan, but that all changed when I met my new boyfriend. You could call him the ultimate super fan. He loves everything to do with football and his favorite football team the Chelsea Blues. After a few months of blissfully dating his birthday arrived and I gave him two Chelsea tickets. 

I mistakenly thought he would bring one of his friends to the game but my handsome boyfriend wanted to take me. I grudgingly agreed, it was his birthday after all. When the day of the big game arrived, I prepared myself for a day of torturous boredom. As soon as we pulled into the stadium I knew I had been wrong.  (more…)

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Difficulty Of Finding Champions League Final Tickets

February 8th, 2012

trophyThis year Champions league final 2011 will be at Wembley Stadium on May 28th In London. New Wembley was chosen to host the Champions league final 2011. However, there were two stadiums, which had been selected, the Alianz Arena in Munich and Olympiastadion stadium, which is situated in Berlin. Next year finals will be played in Munich. The reason why New Wembley was selected is that in Europe it is the second largest stadium, and it is capable of holding 90,000 fans and this is what makes Wembley a different stadium from the one which hosted Champions league final last year.

Barcelona and Manchester United will be meeting again for the second time this year. One thing that you need to note is that both teams have won Champions league cup three times, and if Barcelona or Manchester United wins on May 28, it will be their fourth trophy. (more…)

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Acquiring Champions League Final Tickets

February 8th, 2012

footballLet’s face it: there are some soccer matches that are just destined to go down in history. These are the matches use as reference points in soccer history; the kind that people will always remember where they were when they watched it. The upcoming UEFA Champions League Final has that kind of feeling, if only based on the matchup alone. Here you have two teams that are at the top of their game. In addition, you also have Wayne Rooney, one of the most recognizable players around the world, as well as Lionel Messi, who is considered as the best player in the world by many experts. In addition, you also have, arguably, the two biggest sports franchises in the world going head to head for supremacy. This is not a game that fans wan to miss, whether you have a rooting interest with one of the clubs, or you simply love great soccer. (more…)

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Obtaining Champions League Final Tickets

February 7th, 2012

football stadiumYou knew it was going to be a classic Champions League tournament when you took a look at some of the matchup’s in the round of 16. Here to had Barcelona FC going head to head with Arsenal, two teams that were hoping to go much further locked in a First Round match. And let’s not discount a early meeting between Internazionale and Bayern, which was a rematch of last years final. Things got even more heated in the Quarterfinals with arch rivals Manchester United and Chelsea facing off for a home and home series. (more…)

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Buying Champions League Final Tickets

February 7th, 2012

If soccer fans had a wish list of which clubs they would see play in the UEFA Champions League Final, Barcelona FC and Manchester United would no doubt be at the top of that list. These are, arguably, the two premier soccer teams in the entire world; the two teams that bring the most eyeballs to the sport, and the teams that give you the best chance of a truly classic final. When they got together two years ago for the 2009 Champions League Final Barcelona’s 2-0 triumph drew a record television audience. (more…)

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Playing Poker for Liverpool Tickets

February 7th, 2012

Liverpool is by far my favorite team and I always love to go see the games. This time I wanted to bring my girlfriend. We’d only been dating a few weeks, but she had never seen Liverpool play and I thought it would be a great opportunity to expose her to something new.

One problem, though. All the Liverpool tickets were sold out. I wasn’t going to be deterred, however. I wanted to go to the game and I definitely didn’t want to let my girlfriend down. (more…)

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