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Betting on football has become increasingly popular over the past couple of decades. Whereas in the distant past punters would be restricted to betting on only the outcome of the game, now bettors can bet on every aspect of a match. Number of goals scored, number of bookings, team to win most corners, time of first goal and handicap betting are just some examples of the football betting opportunities.

Football free bets and New Customer Offers are also now an integral part of online football betting with almost every bookmaker on the Internet offering sign-up promotions to new customers. Whether you are betting on the English Premier League, German Bundesliga or Argentine Apertura there is bound to be something available for you. With so much football on our screens these days, there is always a fixture, competition or news that you can bet on. Be sure to keep up to date with all of the latest football talking points here.

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Offer values vary from as little as £10 to as much as £200, some come with simple, non-complicated terms and conditions, others have a number of rollover requirements attached. Users should check our specific bookmaker pages for a list of the stipulations attached to each particular offer.

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Football and betting now go hand in hand with bookmakers sponsoring the shirts of many top teams, all clubs now having official betting partners and advertising hoardings around the pitch decorated by bookmaker slogans and promotions, including football free bets.

Football Betting Offers

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CHELSEA V LIVERPOOL – COMPLETELY FREE £5 BET

Max one free bet per customer. Previous deposit by debit/credit card Apple Pay or Cash Card req to be eligible. Not valid on in-play markets. T&Cs apply.

Max one free bet per customer. Must have previously deposited by debit/credit card, Apple Pay or Cash Card to be eligible for the free bet. Not valid on in-play markets. T&Cs apply.

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Liverpool to score against Chelsea (in 90 mins) at 20/1

New customers using EPL20.can receive enhanced odds on Liverpool to score against Chelsea on 20 Sept. Mobile only, max £1 bet at 20/1, returns paid as 4 x £5 free bets (30 day expiry). T&Cs apply.

New customers using EPL20. Mobile only. Applies to bets placed from 09:00 on 17 September 2020 until 16:30 on 20 September 2020. Max £1 bet at 20/1. Returns paid as 4 x £5 free bets (30 day expiry). Player & currency restrictions & terms apply.

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Wolves 50/1 v Manchester City 6/1

New 888sport customers can receive enhanced odds on the Premier League game on Momday 21 Septemberr between Wolves and Manchester City. Max £5 bet, enhanced winnings paid as free bets. T&Cs apply.

New customers only • Max Bet £5 • £10 deposit using promo code • Free bets are granted within 72 hours and expires after 7 days • Free bet stakes not included in returns • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. withdrawal restrictions & full T&C’s apply 

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Chelsea 18/1 v Liverpool 11/1

New 888sport customers can receive enhanced odds when placing a win bet (max £5) on the Premier League fixture between Chelsea and Liverpool on Sunday 20 September...

New customers only • Max Bet £5 • £10 deposit using promo code • Free bets are granted within 72 hours and expires after 7 days • Free bet stakes not included in returns • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. withdrawal restrictions & full T&C’s apply 

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PADDY POWER FANTASY – 1K FREE CONTEST ON THE PREMIER LEAGUE

Free entry available on EPL Sat Free Play Fantasy Contest on 19 Sept One entry per customer. Total prize amount £1,000, £150 to 1st position. Limited number of free entries available. T&Cs apply.

Free entry available on EPL Sat Free Play Fantasy Contest on 19/09/2020. One entry per customer. Total prize amount £1,000, £150 to 1st position. Limited number of free entries available. T&Cs apply. 

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Bet £10 Get £10. Mobile Premier League Offer

UK customers only, 18+. Mobile exclusive. Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. First bet only. 30 days to qualify. Free bets expire in 7 days.T&Cs apply

18+. Mobile exclusive. Min stake £10. Min odds Evs. First bet only. 30 days to qualify. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. UK customers only. One Free Bet offer per customer, household and IP Address only. T&Cs apply

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£5 Premier League Free Bet Offer

Get a £5 Premier League free bet when wagering £20 on the following casino slots: Shaolin Soccer | Football Star | Football: Champions Cup | It's time | Starburst. T&Cs apply.

 Get a £5 Premier League free bet when wagering £20 on the following casino slots: Shaolin Soccer | Football Star | Football: Champions Cup | It's time | Starburst. T&Cs apply.

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BET £20 ON THE PREMIER LEAGUE & GET A £20 FREE BET

Min £20 Sportsbook bet on Premier League matches, Sat 12th Sep. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Free bet valid for 7 days, awarded at bet settlement. Excludes cashed out bets. T&Cs apply.

Applies to bets from 09:00 07/09/2020. Min £20 Sportsbook bet on Premier League matches, Sat 12th Sep. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Free bet valid for 7 days, awarded at bet settlement. Excludes cashed out bets. T&Cs apply.

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BET £20 ON SPORTSBOOK MULTIPLES & GET £5 FREE BET + NEW CUSTOMERS GET UP TO £100 IN FREE BETS

Max £5 free bet per day, valid for 72 hours. Each bet must have at least one selection at min odds of 1.5 (1/2) or more. Free bet valid on multiples. T&Cs apply.

 Max £5 free bet per day, valid for 72 hours. Each bet must have at least one selection at min odds of 1.5 (1/2) or more. Free bet valid on multiples. T&Cs apply. Bundle: New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat x5 to receive max £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&Cs apply.

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Matched Free Bet up to €100 Welcome Offer - Rep of Ireland

New Customers deposit and bet up to €100 at odds of 2.0 or greater within 7 days of registration,. Matched bonus paid in free bets; 7 day expiry. Card Payments or Paypal deposits only. Geo Restrictions. T&Cs Apply. 18+

New Customers deposit and bet up to €100 at odds of 2.0 or greater within 7 days of registration, Cashed out bets excluded. Matched bonus paid in free bets; 7 day expiry. Offer valid from 09:00GMT on 23/12/2020. Card Payments or Paypal deposits only. Geo Restrictions. T&Cs Apply. 18+

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Bet £5 Get £20

New Betfair customers can bet min £5 on a sportsbook selection with min odds of 1.5 to receive £20 in free bets split evenly betwen the sportsbook and exchange. T&Cs apply.

Min £5 bet on the SBK. Rewards valid for 7 days. Free bets must be placed at min odds of 1.5. Exchange free bet limited to certain markets. Payment restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.

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Bet £5 Get £30 Premier League

New Customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening account and receive 2x £10 free sports bets and £10 Casino Bonus. Full T&Cs apply.

New Customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Free Sports Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 Casino Bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the Casino Bonus 35x to withdraw winnings, game weighting applies. Card Payments only. Geographical Restrictions and T&Cs Apply, See Below. Please Gamble Responsibl

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Risk Free 20 Racing

New Paddy Power customers can place an initial qualifying bet on the sportsbook and will receive a refund in cash (up to a maximum of £20) if it is a loser.

New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £/€20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.

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Up to £100 in Bet Credits for New Customers

Bet365 have one of the most generous new customer account offers on the market at the moment together with the most comprehensive market selection.

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Bet365 - Full Time Result - Enhanced Prices

This Bet365 offer gives you the option of taking an enhanced price on the full time result of a game for selected matches only applies to games being played in the English competitions, Champions League and Europa League.

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BET £10 ON MULTIPLES & GET A £5 FREE BET VALID ON MULTIPLES

Daily opt in required. Max £5 Bet per day with at least one selection having min odds of 1.5 (1/2). Excludes single bets, cashed out bets & Exchange bets. Free bet valid 7 days T&Cs apply.

Daily opt in required. Applies to bets from 00:00-23:59 Fri 5th June. Max £5 free bet per day. Each bet must have at least one selection at min odds of 1.5 (1/2) or more. Excludes single bets, cashed out bets & Exchange bets. Free bet valid for 7 days. T&Cs apply.

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FREE BET UP TO £25 WHEN YOU WIN A FOOTBALL SAME GAME MULTI AT 4/1 OR MORE

Place a Same Game Multi bet at combined odds of minimum 4/1 on any football game. If bet wins, you receive a free bet of up to ££25. T&Cs apply.

Place a Same Game Multi bet at combined odds of 4/1 or better on any Football match available. If your bet wins, you'll get a free bet matching your stake, up to £25.

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Up for 8

Fully verified 888sport customers in the UK can win a max £8k if correctly pedicting eight football results

This promotion is available to 888sport members residing in the UK who are fully verified only • Predictions can be submitted until the start of the 1st match • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. General withdrawal restrictions & Full T&Cs apply.

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2 UP – YOU WIN! – GET PAID OUT EARLY IF YOUR TEAM GOES 2 UP

New and existing Paddy Power customers. Applies to pre-match singles on WDW markets.Premier League, La Liga and Bundesliga games. Paid out if your selection goes 2 goals up..

New and existing Paddy Power customers. Applies to all Premier League, La Liga and Bundesliga games. Applies to pre-match singles in the Win-Draw-Win market only. Applies to all Online, Mobile, Phone and Text bets p to 1 August. 18+ T&Cs apply.

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Risk Free £20 - Bet Money Back IN CASH If It Loses

This offer sees new Paddy Power customers receive up to £20 back in cash if their first bet is a loser.

New customers only, Limited to one per person. Bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify. T&Cs apply.

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Bag Yourself The Best Acca

Ladbrokes will give you a free bet of up to £10 if your qualifying acca has only one selection lose.

18+. Acca Insurance: Min selection odds 1/10. Acca odds 3/1. Pre-match straight line accas only. 1 free bet up to £/€10 per customer/day, credited within 24 hrs, valid for 7 days, stake not returned. Odds Boost: select on account. Up to £50 at boosted odds. Min 1 boost per day. Comparison accurate as of 4/4/2018

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Football Betting

Opportunities to bet on football are now vast, varied and frequent. If you’re betting on a live Sky Sports televised match, for example, you can be faced with the opportunity to bet on up to 170 different markets. Everything from the match odds and number of goals scored, to the time of the first corner, time of the first booking and even whether a named player will score with his head or his left foot, for example.

Free Bets Aplenty in the World of Betting on Football

If you have a free bet and you think of yourself as a bit of a football expert then there's just one betting opportunity after another out there. At one time gamblers were restricted to matches in the main British leagues with very few bets available aside from the standard win-draw-lose. Boy has that changed in recent years?!

Now you can bet on football matches that take place all over the world and the days of making selections on 3pm and 7.30pm kick-offs are becoming a distant memory. Whether it's a youth match being played in England on a Tuesday afternoon, a late-night Brazilian fixture or an early morning match in Australia, you can place a bet on it even while it's being played.

But football betting isn’t restricted to the on-field action. If a managerial position becomes available at any football club bookmakers will almost immediately create "Next Manager Betting" markets. If a player is rumoured to be leaving his current club, or his contract is drawing to a close, then there’ll be transfer betting markets made accessible speculating on which club he will join in the upcoming transfer window.

You Name it, You can Bet on It!

Betting on soccer isn't just about the matches that are played. Go to any betting site and you'll find a whole host of football markets available for you to bet on and compile an accumulator.  As we've mentioned already, there are bountiful opportunities for bets to be placed when a game takes place but the football industry is about a lot more than the next big match. You can bet on who the next manager of your club or country is going to be, even if there isn't a vacancy at the moment. A popular bet is which Premier League manager will be the next to leave their club. Many call this 'the sack race' but it's more complicated than that because it can include resignations and managers leaving to join another club.

The transfer window also provides gamblers with the great opportunity to use new sign-up funds. You can place bets on which team a certain player will be playing for when the transfer window shuts. There's so much transfer speculation this has become a popular bet and can go into overdrive when the transfer window is about to close.

The other relatively new concept nowadays is that of Live Streaming which has faciliated the use of mobile phones, tablets and home cpmuters to bascially "stream"" sporting events to their devices. This has made a massive difference to the accessibility of mainstream (excuse the pun!) events as well as broadening the appeal of different sports that 20 years ago would not have been able to have been viewed at all unless you were actually physically there. This phenomenon has now grown and stretched across most bookies to become common place but there some of the bigger names like Bet365 (18+ T&Cs Apply) that are known for doing it in the most robust way.

In-Play Football Betting

In-Play betting has taken placing sports bets to a whole new level. For those who aren’t aware In-Play betting is the option to bet on an event after the match has, in the case of football, kicked off. Odds fluctuate throughout a game dependent on various factors, mainly scoreline and discipline. If a player has been red carded in a match then his team’s odds will lengthen, whereas if a goal has been scored then the odds on that team winning, quite obviously, become shorter.

It used to be the case that as soon as a game began then the opportunity to bet on it came to a close. That's definitely something that has been consigned to the past to the extent that this concept has become one of the most popular bets that bookmakers make available to their customers.

Almost every bookmaker on the Internet now offers In-Play football betting, and most offer betting on leagues from around the world throughout the day. Rarely will you go to a bookmaker site and not see a football match being offered for format of punting.

Free bets on football can all be used for In-play betting, so if you’re team take an early lead and you fancy them to hang on for the win you can use your free bet to back them, or if you want to bet on the team with 10 men to battle to a draw that’s an option too. Almost every bookmaker on the Internet now offers this idea, and most offer betting on leagues from around the world throughout the day. Rarely will you go to a bookmaker site and not see a football match being offered for In-Play betting.

Odds change throughout the game and it gives you the opportunity to use your free bet to make higher profits:

Example : If you think Liverpool are going to beat Southampton at home, they might start the game at 4-5 but with in-play betting after say, fifteen minutes, if it's still 0-0 Liverpool's then the odds on winning will have changed and they may be even money. If you still think Liverpool are going to win then get in there and take those better odds.

In-play betting also gives you the chance to rescue a situation. If you've bet on Liverpool to win and they go 1-0 down and don't look like getting back into the game, you can still stake some money on Southampton.

The cash-out facility has also been introduced recently. This allows you to end your bet before the game finishes. So if Liverpool go 1-0 up you can cash out at a figure less than the amount if you waited for the whole ninety minutes to be played.

How to take Advantage of a Competitive Business

It's not just the number of games that you can bet on that has seen a massive increase. There has been an absolute explosion in the bets that are available to be placed on games. You can bet on everything from the first to last goalscorer, how many goals are scored, the number of corners and a lot more. 

All this increase in football betting and the overall growth of online bookmaking has led to a situation that  makes betting so much more interesting. A hugely expanding market is also a competitive one and companies are trying their hardest to grab new customers. To do this they offer the football free bets to get new customers and even more offers and bonuses to ensure they keep them. When there's a major match on the battle begins to make sure customers bet with their company not their rivals.

Ante Post Betting

Rather than betting on a match taking place at the end of the week or a game taking place at that very moment, there's another way to use your bet. Bookmakers are always offering odds on future events such as the next World Cup in Russia, Champions League or Premier League title. These are great bets if your selection can stay in contention and you can get some excellent odds too. The odds you take may end up being far better than those available in the future but could be worse, it's a fascinating bet.

How Freebets.org.uk Can Help You

The bookmaking business is constantly going through changes and it's inevitable there will be more and more in the future. Bookmakers are continually finding new types of bets for their customers and at Freebets.org.uk we'll be keeping a close eye on what happens.

As soon as any new offers or bonuses are introduced, our eagle-eyed staff will be seeking them out and testing just how good they actually are. That's our commitment to you now and well into the future, so become a regular visitor to our site and let us do all the hard work for you.

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