How The Premier League’s Big New Signings Fared On Their Debuts


Aaaah… It feels good, doesn’t it? Finally, weekends are whole again. The Premier League is back and even by its own lofty standards, that was a crazy first round of fixtures. Friday night’s opener and the Midday game on Saturday produced an impressive 13 goals between them and set us up for an amazing weekend […]

The Complete Blagger’s Guide To The 2017/18 Premier League Season


Take off your sunglasses. Finish your piña colada. Face it – summer’s over. Those days are gone. Autumn’s approaching and it’s almost time to dig out your ‘big coat’ again. But it’s not all bad news. The end of summer means one truly tremendous thing… THE RETURN OF THE FOOTBALL. That’s right. The new Premier League season […]

The 2017/18 EFL Championship: Our Predictions


While most of the newspapers, radio stations and TV types fixate on the Premier League obsessively for the next nine-odd months, a good chunk of the rest of the country will be looking further down the football pyramid to check out how their team is getting on. There may be 20 teams in the top […]

6 Reasons Why You & Your Friends Should Head Straight For The Dartboard On a Night Out


Most pubs and bars have a limited number of activities available for the average punter to take part in (not us, of course, but most…). Far be it for us to denigrate the idea of drinking with your pals as a top drawer activity, of course. But sometimes you just fancy a little extra entertainment, don’t you? […]

The 2017 World Matchplay – All you need to know


When it comes to prestige in the PDC, barring the World Championships, it doesn’t get more prestigious than the World Matchplay. The ten day long tournament gets underway in Blackpool this Friday night and for most darts fans it represents one of the highlights of the year. Here is all you need to know ahead of the […]


Snooker: A Potted History


Snooker might not be the most frenetic or energetic of sports, but it’s one of the most precise and technical. A true game of skill, there’s no fluke, no flat track bullying and no hiding place. It’s a frustrating game for anyone who’s never truly found out how to play snooker. But for those who’ve […]


How To Play: Killer Pool


Rather than being a B-movie about a murderous lido, ‘Killer Pool’ is, thankfully, just another way of playing cue sports in a pub or bar. And a pretty safe one at that. Regular pool – be it eight ball or nine ball – is fun. Sure. But sometimes you just want to mix it up, […]

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