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Maurice Gleeson

Maurice Gleeson
Irish exile currently residing in Barcelona but stay up to the date with the latest in League of Ireland and the Premier League.

Julen Lopetegui – The Man Who Gambled Everything & Lost It All

Julen Lopetegui

Julen Lopetegui’s brief and inglorious reign as Real Madrid coach lasted just 139 days after the club confirmed he had been sacked on Monday.  Julen Lopetegui was dismissed following a meeting of the board of directors, who concluded there had been a “great disproportion between the quality of the staff of Real Madrid…and the results obtained to date”. Santiago Solari, …

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Nunez The Hero As Boston Red Sox Win World Series Opener

Boston pinch-hitter Eduardo Nunez smashed a three-run homer over the towering “Green Monster” left-field wall and the Red Sox held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 in Tuesday’s World Series opener. With Boston clinging to a one-run lead, the 31-year-old Dominican reserve infielder blasted the seventh-inning offering from Dodgers reliever Alex Wood over the Fenway Park landmark and the Red …

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McGregor’s Betting Odds Tighten Ahead of Khabib Showdown

Setting betting odds, regardless of the sport, is never an objective exercise. Sure, betting companies employ an army of actuaries to make sure their numbers are right, but one also has to take into account the amount of money flowing in to back a particular competitor or team. So, for example, irrespective of form, you may see the odds for …

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10 Key Players Set For Big 2018/19 Premier League Seasons

The Premier League is for many fans the most interesting and competitive football competition in the world. They say it is a fascinating system that is able to mix tradition and modernity wisely and that is capable of moving huge amounts of money. This translates to attracting large investors and, consequently, having some of the best players in the world. …

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Explained: American Sports Betting In The Modern Era

Sports betting is as classic in sports as Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ is in cinema. Waging on fights, sports matches and races has occurred for hundreds of years throughout the world. Some bets are casual agreements between friends, while others are professional agreements made through bookies. These types of wagers transitioned to the internet in the 1990’s. It all started on …

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Kids Before Clubs – Family Comes First For Bubba Watson

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson hasn’t let golf stand in the way of life’s simple joys, his roles as husband and father outweighing that of being a major winner. The fact that he failed to make the cut at last week’s British Open is unlikely to trouble the 39-year-old American left-hander, a three-time US PGA winner this year. His focus …

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Top Four Most Talented Women At The Card Tables

Generally speaking, when you look around a casino or a gambling room, the chances are that nearly everyone participating is male. However, females have increasingly been making a name for themselves in the world of gambling and poker, including Vanessa Selbst, who was the first-ever female to reach the number one ranking on the Global Poker Index. We have taken …

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