Matthew

Matt Harris has worked as a freelance sports writer since 1990 and the ‘good old days’ of print journalism. In those pre-digital times, he worked for a number of football fanzines and also covered sport in local county publications.

From there, Matt worked for Sky Sports’ teletext service in 1992 at the birth of the new Premier League. Since the online revolution, he has also covered cricket and football for operators including Unibet, Betfair, Cloudbet, BetVictor and 888Sport.

Matt’s expertise lies in cricket, football and golf and he is our chief writer at ukbookmakers.info.

As a Tottenham Hotspurs fan, Matt also writes for www.thelilywhites.co.uk. This fansite has been launched in 2019 and every important Spurs news are covered there.

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William Hill Ready to do Battle with Bellator Deal

In the latest piece of news, it’s been confirmed that William Hill will be putting their considerable support behind the Bellator Division of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The reports emerged just ahead of a big night for the division when Bellator Dublin showcased the big fight between Leah McCourt and Judith Ruis on February 22nd.

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Checkmate To Unibet as Magnus Carlsen Signs

Unibet have previously given their backing to chess tournaments and have also been involved with Magnus Carlsen in the past. The sportsbook and casino were title sponsors of his 2018 World Championship match against the American Fabiano Caruana and the sheer length and drama of the game led to Unibet claiming that this was their most successful sports sponsorship ever.

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Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City: Pressure on Spurs to Maintain Push Towards Champions’ League Places

There is an element of an argument to suggest that City can meander to the end of the league campaign and concentrate on the three potential cup competitions of which the Sky Blues are still involved in. It is unlikely that Guardiola will stand for such mediocrity, so he will bring his team to the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on Sunday afternoon – kick: off 16:30 GMT – firing on full cylinders.

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MansionBet Enter the Lions’ Den with Millwall Sponsorship

They are one of the most active operators when it comes to sports sponsorship and, in what has been a quiet period overall, the Mansion Group have done it again. It’s been confirmed in the last few days that MansionBet have signed a new deal which will see them tied in with English Championship side Millwall in an arrangement which will also look to benefit the club’s fans.

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NFL: Super Bowl LIV – Kansas City Chiefs v San Francisco 49ers: Close Contest Expected in Classic Matchup of Offense Against Defense

The city of Miami has long been accustomed to hosting Super Bowls over the years, but the area widely recognized as the Magic City will once again take centre stage for the first time since 2010 as the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers – kick: off 23:30 GMT on Sunday night, as part of Super Bowl 54 at the Hard Rock Stadium.

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PDC Premier League Darts 2020: Betting and Odds Preview

The latest edition of the PDC Premier League Darts kicks off on February 6 with some of the world’s best darters preparing once again for a testing marathon. New World Champion Peter Wright will be targeting another trophy while defending Premier League champion Michael Van Gerwen will undoubtedly start as favourite once again.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool: Champions Elect Look to Maintain Long Unbeaten Run at Molineux

Of the 16 remaining games that Liverpool has left in the Premier League this season, a trip to Molineux to take on Wolverhampton Wanderers – kick: off 20:00 GMT on Thursday evening – is one of the trickier contests remaining for the Anfield club. At the time of writing, Nuno Espirito Santos’ side are in sixth place in the league table, and have taken many high-profile scalps, since returning to the top tier of English football.

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Bournemouth v Watford: Odds and Betting Preview

Fast forward to this weekend and Sunday’s game is very much a relegation six pointer. The Cherries have been sucked into the drop zone following a poor run of results while Watford are on the up after a response under Nigel Pearson. The Hornets remain second from bottom but either side could climb out of that relegation zone with a win so who will come away with those vital points?

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MansionBet Extends Horse Racing Sponsorship Portfolio

As one of the busiest operators for sponsorships and other commercial partnerships, MansionBet have kicked off the New Year with an extension to their horse racing coverage. The online sportsbook and casino has announced a new deal with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) which will grow their portfolio to 60 annual events in the UK and the Irish Republic.

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BDO Darts Preview 2020

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Since the formation of the PDC, the BDO World Darts Championship has always had to live in the shadows of its illustrious counterpart. This is a particularly difficult year for the British Darts Organisation with more defections to the PDC and a reduction in prize money has meant a subdued look ahead towards their biggest event on the calendar.

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Manchester City v Manchester United: Pressure on Pep to Chase Down Merseyside Rivals in Derby Clash

As it stands, we are just four games away from the midpoint of the Premier League season and last year’s winners, Manchester City, are trailing behind runaway leaders Liverpool, by eleven points. This Saturday evening – kick: off 17:30 GMT – sees City host local rivals Manchester United, with both clubs desperate for the points for contrasting reasons.

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