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Top 8 Valentines Day Sports Stars

With Valentine’s Day dominating this time of year, has been thinking about the sports stars whose names are love-inspired; here is our Top 10.

Top 10 Sporting Nicknames

If you have a successful sporting career it is hard not to be handed a nickname at some stage and in some sports it is almost mandatory to come up with one. As a result there have been thousands over the years and we at have picked 10 of the best.

Top 10 Multi-Sport Sportsmen

Italian football legend Paulo Maldini made his professional tennis debut recently as he competed in the doubles at the Aspira Tennis Cup in Milan. That got us here at thinking about more athletes that have dabbled with other sports and we've come up with our top 10.

Top 10 Chinese Sports Stars

Given it's the world's most populous country, big name Chinese sports stars are actually relatively unheard of in this country. So we decided to find out who are the current cream of the crop, and here they are.

Top 10 Sporting Veterans

Phil Taylor claimed his 14th World Matchplay title at the age of 52 last weekend and got us here at thinking about the greatest veterans in sporting history. Here are 10 of the best that we can find in the annals of time.

Top 10 Sporting Whitewashes

Australia have already whitewashed England once this winter and may be about to do it again the one day series which got us thinking about other famous batterings in sporting history. There have been plenty of whitewashes and here is our top 10.

Top 10 Royal Sporting Names

As the world waits for the news on the name of the new royal baby take a look at a range of sportsmen that have been lucky enough to have royal names themselves.

Top 10 Thrashings in Sporting Finals

The much anticipated Confederations Cup final between Brazil and Spain turned out to be an entirely one-sided affair as the Brazilians romped to a 3-0 win leaving the hapless 10-man Spaniards looking pretty embarrassed. This is far from the first time that a showpiece has resulted in a battering though and there will be plenty who have competed in sporting finals that would rather forget them, have picked 10 of the best examples of this.

Top 10 Sporting Debuts

Following Ashton Agar’s outrageous knock of 98 on debut at number 11 for Australia against England at Trent Bridge, take a look at some of the most sparkling first appearances of all time from the world of sport.

Top 10 Sporting Upsets

They are the moments the whole world remembers. Sporting upsets capture the imagination of everyone, even if you're not remotely interested in the sport. We here at have compiled 10 of the best that we can remember.

Top 10 sportsmen who should retire

With Audley Harrison finally calling it quits in the boxing ring the question comes up as to which other sportsmen should be calling it a day and we have a look at 10 who might want to do just that.

Top 10 Moments that ended a sporting era

Sir Alex Ferguson retiring from his post at Manchester United is not your everyday managerial departure; it is a sea change in the Premier League and in English football as a whole....

Top Five Iconic UK Sporting Venues takes a look at some of the most prestigious arena's that sports fans in this country flock to in their droves.

Top 10 World Number Ones

The team take a look at the world number ones across a range of sports and analyse their credentials...

Top Five Formula One Drivers Of All Time takes a look through some of the greatest drivers ever to bethind the wheel of a Formula One car.


Top 10 Mourinho Master Classes

Jose Mourinho has often had something of a divisive personality but he has always seemed to thrive under pressure in the big games; here are 10 of Mourinho’s Master Classes in some of his biggest games.

Top 10 Football Rivalries

Famous old football rivalries make for some of the best occassions in the sport. These are the fixtures that really wet fans appetites and here at we look at 10 of the world’s best.

Top 7 Football Shirts of All-Time take a look at some of the smartest football kits to be worn by teams across the globe.

Top 10 footballers to play in North America

Jermain Defoe is set to head over to the MLS to play for Toronto FC following in the footsteps of many international superstars over the last 40 years. takes a look at the top 10 players ever to turn out in North America.

Top 10 Relegation Escapes

As well as the race for the title, the fight to avoid relegation is one of the most exciting aspects of the Premier League season. Here's 10 of the best.

10 of the Best Managerial Sackings

It's always a tough decision when football teams decide to get rid of their managers. However sometimes the tough calls just need to be made and on plenty of occasions it has worked out very well for the sackings clubs. We take a look at 10 times that sacking the boss has really paid off.

Top Five British Europa League Heartbreaks

There has been some significant British success in the Europa League/Uefa Cup over the years but plenty of teams have also fallen at the final hurdle, we at have a look at the five most heartbreaking ends to campaigns.

Top 10 Footballers Luis Suarez can feast on next

The fallout from Luis Suarez’s chomp on the arm of Branislav Ivanovic last week is still on going and as the FA schedule some anger management classes for him, are putting the final touches to our footballing menu for him.

Top 10 Worst Managerial Appointments

Hristo Stoichkov, David Platt, Paul Gascoigne and Terry Venables all feature in the list of top 10 worst ever managerial appointments...

Top Five European Championship Goals

We've seen some stunning goals already in Euro 2016 and over the years previous tournament's have been packed with a host of absolute screamers. Here at we run through our fantastic five of European Championship goals of years gone by.

Top Nine Football Stadiums in Europe

Nothing can quite compare to the thrill of experiencing a live football match. The noise, the colours and the smells the come from inside the ground are a huge part of what makes going to games so special. So here at, we give you our run down of some of the best stadia that Europe has to offer.

Top 10 Goal Celebrations

We all love the crazy scenes that follow a goal being scored and with that in mind, look at the top 10 goal celebrations...

Top 10 Football Player Comebacks

They say in football that you should never go back. But that isn't always the case as our list of top 10 players to return to former clubs shows...

Top Six Play-Off Heartaches

The British Isles haven't always had the best of luck qualifying for major tournaments in the last few decades and decided to take a look at the biggest playoff heartaches ahead of Ireland's do-or-die clash with Bosnia.

Premier League

Top Eight Premier League Title Races

There are few more exciting things in football than an enthralling battle for a title. look back at the eight best run-ins in the Premier League’s history.

11 Best Premier League Opening Day Matches

By the time the new Premier League season rolls around, football fans up and down the country are bursting with excitement ahead of the return of the season. We take a look at the run down of 11 games that have marked the new season with a bang.

Top 10 Premier League Bargains

Plenty of money will be spent this summer by Premier League manager's but sometimes the best signings do not always cost the earth. looks at 10 of the Premier League's best value bargain signings.

Top Eight Premier League Veterans

As David Beckham contemplates a return to the Premier League we look at the top eight Premier League veterans still plying their trade in English football's top flight...

The 14 Worst Transfers in Premier League History

A huge amount of money is spent over the summer months as Premier League clubs look to strengthen their ranks for the coming season. The big money moves don't always work out however and looks at 14 of the worst deals in Premier League history.

Top 7 Premier League One Season Wonders takes a look at some of the names that have shone in the Premier League for just the one season.

7 Best Premier League Debut Campaigns looks at seven of the best performances over the course of a Premier League season by debutants in the league.

The 10 best transfer deadline day signings in Premier League history

Here are the 10 best transfer deadline day signings in the history of the Premier League.

The 10 Biggest Premier League Opening Day Upsets Ever

The opening day of the Premier League season is always a prime candidate to see some whopping upsets. Here are the 10 biggest coupon busters on the first day of a EPL campaign.

Top 10 Craziest Premier League Players charts some of the hardest, toughest and down right mad players to of ever 'graced' the Premier League. From kung-fu kicks to biting, we look at some of the most colourful characters and their crazy exploits.

9 Best January transfer window signings in Premier League history

It is tough to find any value in the January transfer window so great signings are few and far between, but every now and again, Premier League clubs get it right. Here are the best transfers made in the mid-season window.

10 Worst January transfer window signings in Premier League history

The January transfer window is a time for panic buying and over-spending, so there is no surprise that there have been some woeful signings over the years - here are the very worst.

Top Five Premier League Summer Signings

Having looked through the all of the in's and out's this summer, we've come up with our top five Premier League signings for the 2017-18 season...

Top 10 Greatest Manchester Derbies takes a look at the 10 greatest meetings between Manchester City and Manchester United over the years.

9 Greatest Liverpool vs Manchester United games of the Premier League era

Liverpool and Manchester United are two of the giants of English football and we take a look at some of the classic meetings between the pair in the modern era.

Top 10 Gaps not filled in the Transfer Window

There were a number of notable transfers over January but there were plenty of fans left disappointed. We here at have looked at 10 ways Premier League clubs have failed to capitalise on the transfer window.

The 12 Greatest South Americans in Premier League history

Their has been plenty of talent from South America to ply their trade in the Premier League over the years but who comes out on top in's top 12?

Premier League 2010s Team of the Decade

Maybe not the most balances team in the world, but some serious talent

Top 10 Transfer Deadline Day Flops

Fans around the country will be hoping that their club will have a thrilling transfer deadline day and bring in a star player to change their season. However, before you demand action in the market have a look at these 10 flops that made moves just before the transfer window slammed shut.

International Football

2018 World Cup: Top 10 Young Players to Watch

The World Cup always throws up some top new talent that football fans are yet to discover. Here are the players most likely to make the break through in Russia this summer.

The 10 Biggest Shock Group Stage Exits in World Cup History

Every four years there are some very early exits for some very well fancied teams. Throughout the history of the World Cup there have been upsets from the very beginning of the tournaments, and favourites have fallen at the first hurdle. Here are the 10 biggest shock exits from the World Cup at the group stage…

11 World Cup 2018 Fantasy Football Bargains

The World Cup provides football fans with another chance to put their manager’s cap on and try and earn some glory of their own this summer. Notoriously difficult to do well, the World Cup fantasy football will be as tricky as ever this year. However, we have dug out 11 bargain picks that could well make the difference for you in beating your mates.

The 5 Best England performances at World Cups

England do not have the most illustrious history at the FIFA World Cup, but every so often they do turn up at the biggest tournament on the planet and show signs of what they can do. There have been plenty of low points, but England have had some cracking World Cup campaigns, and here are the five best.

The 5 worst England performances at World Cups ever

England are not known as a great World Cup team, in fact they are not even known as a good World Cup team. However, sometimes they out-do themselves in how badly they do on the global stage. Here are the five worst performances at a World Cup from an England squad.

10 worst England players ever to make a World Cup squad

With the competition for places in England's World Cup squad for Russia 2018 sure to be fierce, looks at 10 of the stranger selections from over the years.

Top 10 World Cup Humiliations

Brazil 1-7 Germany will go down in history as one of the most incredible but also humiliating defeats in the World Cup. In honour of that thrashing, here are the Top 10 biggest humiliations in the tournament’s history.

The 10 Greatest World Cup Goals Ever

The World Cup has seen plenty of sensational goals since it began all the way back in 1930. From stunning long-range strikes to wonderfully worked team goals, we have been treated to all sorts of quality. There are so many that had a shout to be on this list, but here are our 10 greatest goals in the history of the World Cup.

Top 10 Players who could win the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot

Every four years one of the world’s greatest players comes forward, takes a tournament by the scruff of the neck and does more than his fair share in trying to win it for his side. Some of the biggest names the sport has ever seen have won the Golden Boot at a World Cup and here are 10 players that could do it this summer in Russia.

The 11 Greatest World Cup Matches Ever

Every World Cup fans expect there to be something sensational on show, and often we sit through a whole lot of rubbish. However, once in a while, the stars align and we are treated to one of the greatest games in the history of the sport. Here are the best 11 games in the history of the World Cup, when the tournament has really delivered on its promise of star quality.

Top 10 England Goalkeepers

England have had some tremendous goalkeepers over the years and have always prided themselves on building from this solid base at the back. Joe Hart is out to prove himself as one of the best of them over the coming internationals and we rate him along with the rest of the 10 best ever ‘keepers for the Three Lions.

Top 10 Uncapped Players that could make the England World Cup squad

Roy Hodgson has not been scared to blood youngsters and hand players their first caps during his reign as England boss. The World Cup is less than a year away and, if England do indeed make it to Brazil, there could be room for more rookies in the white shirts. have had a look at 10 possibilities for surprise caps.

10 uncapped players that could make the England World Cup squad

The World Cup is now getting very close indeed and every player eligible for England is in a dogfight for a place on the plane to Russia. Some are yet to get on the field for the national team before, but still have hopes of making the final cut - here are the 10 best of them.

The 9 Greatest England v Scotland Matches takes a look at nine classic encounters between Scotland and England, a game which brought the first ever international fixture in 1872.

4 World Cup 2018 group stage shock exits to look out for

A World Cup does not go by without some shock results and these don’t usually take long to start coming. There are always some fancied teams that drop out at the group stage and this year will be no different. Here are four to look out for in Russia this summer.

Top Seven Euro 2016 Kits

As Euro 2016 draws ever closer, take a look at the most stylish kits on offer this summer.

Top 10 England one-cap wonders

The team look at the top 10 most memorable one-cap wonders to don the Three Lions on their chest once, but only once...

Top 10 England stars of the future

With plenty of young English talent on display of late asses the top 10 England stars of the future.

13 Greatest World Cup Players Of All Time

The World Cup is the greatest opportunity for players to show what they are capable of. Some of the best of all time have failed to shine on the biggest stage, whilst some with much less ability have used it to prove their worth. Here are the 13 men who have shined brightest at the World Cup over the year…

Top 10 Players Missing the World Cup

The World Cup will traditionally see the greatest players on the planet battling it out for the richest prize in the game. However, there have always been fabulous performers who do not get the chance to perform on the greatest stage of them all. Here are 10 wonderful footballers who will not be competing in Brazil over the next couple of months.

9 Potential Winners of the World Cup 2018 Golden Glove Award

Whilst it is the goal scorers that grab most of the glory in the World Cup, the goalkeepers play a huge part in the tournament as well. The best stopper of the event walks away with the Golden Glove Award and here are nine men in contention for winning it in Russia this year.

Champions League

14 Greatest Champions League Players Ever

Since the European Cup became the Champions League in 1992 there have been a few players that have become synonymous with the competition. Here are the 14 greatest names in the tournament's history.

10 English wins over Spanish teams in the Champions League

The top English and Spanish teams have met plenty of times in the Champions League, here are the 10 most memorable times the Premier League has triumphed over La Liga.

Top 10 Champions League Finals

The Champions League final is one of the standout occasions of the football season. The games bring together heavyweights of European football and often lead to classic encounters. We take a look at 10 of the best.

11 Greatest victories for English teams in the Champions League

The Champions League is the creme de la creme of European football and English sides have enjoyed some great success in the tournament over the years. looks at 11 of the most memorable victories.

Top Five Champions League Comebacks

Arsenal and Celtic fans may have given up hope after their disappointing results against Bayern Munich and Juventus in the first legs of their Champions League ties, but there is plenty of precedent for teams to come back from seemingly hopeless situations. Here are the best five examples...

The 13 Greatest Managers in Premier League History

FA Cup

Top Five FA Cup Final Upsets

Hull head to Wembley on Saturday hoping to cause a major upset in the FA Cup final as they take on Arsenal. The showpiece to the oldest cup tournament in the world does not often throw up a win for the underdog, but just occasionally it does. Here are five of the most memorable FA Cup final upsets for Hull fans to cling onto en route to London.

Top 10 Greatest FA Cup Finals of All-Time

The FA Cup final is one of the standout events in the footballing calendar. We take a look at some of the classic FA Cup finals over the years.


Top 11 Undefeated Streaks in Boxing History takes a look at some of the greatest undefeated streaks in the history of boxing. Our list features some of the sport's greatest ever names.

Top 10 Boxing Rematches Ending in the Same Result

British boxing is set for the year of the rematch: Carl Froch v George Groves, Tyson Fury v Dereck Chisora and Nathan Cleverly v Tony Bellew being the highest profile. The men vanquished in the first bouts are all desperate for a second shot, but here are 10 cases of boxers wishing they had not gone back for more punishment from the same foe.

Top 5 Current Pound for Pound Boxers

The debate as to who is the best boxer in the sport is one that crops up commonly and is a subject that is bound to bring up plenty of emotion. Here at we look at the top five men strutting their stuff in ring today.

Top Five Heavyweight Contenders

The Heavyweight championship of the world is the most glamorous of all title in boxing and after Tyson Fury's shock victory over Wladimir Klitschko, the whole division has been completely shaken up. So with a whole new era now emerging, assess some of the potential contenders to challenge Fury.

Top 10 Opponents Tyson Fury Can Face

If Tyson Fury becomes so frustrated with David Haye’s injured face that he fancies taking on another heavyweight contender there are plenty to choose from. Here are 10 that could well fancy a chance at the Manc giant in the coming weeks and months.

Top 10 Worst Current World Champions

Ahead of what is possibly the lowest-calibre world title fight in recent memory on Saturday between Stuart Hall and Martin Ward, takes a look at the 10 worst world champions currently in possession of a belt.

Top 10 Boxers Avenging Defeats

A loss can be critical to a boxer’s career these days but there is plenty of form which suggests fighters can avenge defeats and go on to great success as a result. George Groves is desperate for a rematch after his controversial loss to Carl Froch and he will take inspiration from the following men, including the man who defeated him in Manchester.

The 15 Greatest British Heavyweight Boxers in History

There have been plenty of stars of heavyweight boxing from these shores over the years and here at, we decided to pick out our Top 15.

Top 10 British boxers that could become world champions in 2018

There have been an incredible amount of British boxers winning world titles in recent years, but the bubble has not burst just yet and there is plenty more to come from this little island. Here are 10 British boxers that could claim a world title for the first time in 2018.

Top 10 Upsets in Boxing and UFC history

In Boxing and UFC, it's always an incredible occasion when you see the meeting of a big favourite and an underdog. We take a look at 10 times when the fighter has triumphed against the odds to spring a surprise.

Top 10 Fights in London

Anthont Joshua has a career defining fight at Wembley against Wladimir Klitschko and have had a look at the 10 biggest bouts for British fighters in the capital over the years.

Top 10 British Boxing Grudge Matches

There is often a whole lot of trash talking in the build up to big boxing bouts. But how often is the animosity truly genuine? takes a look at 10 proper British boxing rivalries.

13 Fights Boxing Fans Would Love to See in 2020

There are some superb fights that can be made in 2020, with the likes of Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Canelo Alvarez, Errol Spence and Terence Crawford all searching for big bouts. But will we get them?

The 10 Best Wins for British Boxers Abroad

Where does Tyson Fury's win over Deontay Wilder rank on the scale of great wins for British boxers abroad?

Top Five Most Controversial Boxers of All Time

Boxing is renowned for boasting some of the most larger than life characters in sport. FREEbets takes a look at five men who have overstepped the mark and made plenty of controversial headlines both inside and out of the ring.

Horse Racing

6 Typical Cheltenham Festival Goers

We take a look at 6 stereotypical groups that will always been in attendance at the Cheltenham Festival. From the large groups of Irish festival goers to the first timers, details the groups of people that are guaranteed to be there.

Top Eight Grand National Long Shots

In 2009, Mon Mome sprang a huge surprise by winning the Grand National at odds of 100/1. He is not the first horse to have the bookies beaming and we at have a look at those that have upset the odds over the years.


Top 10 Cricket All-Rounders

As world cricket reacts to the retirement of one of the greatest players of all time in Jacques Kallis, takes a look at where he places amongst the best all-rounders ever to grace the game.

Top 10 Players to watch at the ICC Champions Trophy

The ICC Champions Trophy is coming up in June in England and Wales and near enough all the best players in the world will be on show at Edgbaston, Cardiff and the Oval. There will be plenty of exciting cricket played over the three grounds and have picked out 10 players that are likely to light up the competition more than any others.

Top 10 Individual Ashes Performances

The Ashes is the oldest and quite frankly best rivalry in World cricket. It brings about some genuinely World class action and here at we look at 10 of the best individual performances from over the years.

Top 10 Retired Cricketers Who Would Have Been T20 Kings

With Andrew Flintoff returning to have another crack at T20 cricket, have had a look at 10 of the greats of the game that would have excelled in the shortest format but never had a chance to do so. These 10 men would have been in their element in T20 cricket and would have been even bigger superstars than they were in their own time.

Top 10 Greatest T20 players in history

The short form game has seen some stellar names strut their stuff in the format but which stars have had the biggest impact? takes a look at the 10 Greatest T20 players.

Top 10 Cracking Cricketers with Dodgy Debuts

Simon Kerrigan can put his mind at rest after his wayward test debut against Australia on Wednesday as take a look at 10 top players who made bad starts to their careers.

Top 10 Desperate Aussie Pre-Ashes Mind Games

Australians are known for it and they have not disappointed ahead of this winter’s Ashes series with the usual barrage of blowing their own trumpet and disparaging the opposition. Fortunately for England all this ends on 21st November and they can get on with retaining the Ashes. Again.

Top 10 Foreign England Cricketers

As Kevin Pietersen returns to the England set-up pick out the top 10 overseas-born cricketers to play for England...

Top England ODI XI of All-Time compose England's all time Greatest ODI XI, with names from past and present making the cut.

Top 10 England Opening Batsmen

There have been a number of greats at the top of the order for England over the years, here is who we here at believe are the top 10.

Top Eight All-Rounders in world cricket

With England struggling to find a world class all-rounder in all forms of the game we here at take a look at the best examples of all-round players from around the globe...


10 Greatest American Tennis Players of the Open Era

The USA nearly always has a top class tennis star at the top of the men's or women's game and here we run down the top 10 players ever to come from US shores.

Top Seven Australian Open Outsiders look at the betting outsiders that could make an impact at the 2013 Australian Open...

Top 10 Clay Court Tennis Players of the Open Era

For many tennis stars, transferring their skills on to clay courts is a tough ask. However there are some that excel on the surface and we take a look at the top 10 clay court players of the Open Era.


Top 10 Unlikely Masters Champions

7 Unique things we LOVE about the Ryder Cup

Everyone loves the Ryder Cup... but why? Here's our top seven reasons that you'll be glued to Sky Sports this weekend...


Top 10 Darts Players of all Time

Here at, we decided to take a look at the ten greatest men to have ever graced the oche and achieve superstardom in the world of darts.

Top 10 UK Open Shock Results

The UK Open is known as the FA Cup of darts and just like football’s oldest cup competition, the Bolton tournament throws up plenty of shocks every year. We here at have trawled the memory banks to recall 10 of the most surprising results in UK Open history.


Top 10 Team GB Winter Olympic Gold Medal Winners

Great Britain are enjoying one of their most successful Winter Olympics ever this year in Sochi and have picked up their 10th gold medal in the history of the Games. In celebration, have had a look at Team GB’s golden history in the tournament.



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