For as long as the sport of football has been around, placing wagers on the players has been a popular pastime.
The earliest football pools were thought to have been offered at Old Trafford all the way back in the 1800s, while the world’s first piece of football betting legislation, the English Ready Money Football Betting Act, was brought into law in 1920 – over a century ago.
On July 26th, 2018, Derby County confirmed the signing of former Peterborough United striker, Jack Marriott. The attacker joined the Rams for an initial £3 million, with add-ons potentially taking the transfer to £5 million.
The Beverley-born striker took League One by storm during his one season at the Weston Homes Stadium, scoring 33 goals across all competitions in 44 appearances.
During what has been a decidedly atypical year in world sports, the international golf schedule has experienced numerous changes.
Nevertheless, as competitions resume and the leading players get back into the swing of things, all eyes are now focused on the upcoming US Open championship, due to take place between Thursday 17th and Sunday 20th September.
The Premier League board announced in its emergency meeting on Thursday 19th March that professional football in England will be further postponed until at least April 30 as governing bodies committed to extending the current season indefinitely.
The league had initially been suspended until April 3, but the extension comes as the UK government steps up its response to the outbreak.
The 25th Paul Roggeman European Open Beach Championships will take place this weekend, from Friday, 9 to Sunday, 11 February, with hundreds of anglers from the UK and from abroad taking part.
With an estimated prize fund of £35,000, demand for tickets has been high. Many have already bought in advance, but people can still buys tickets on the day from the event HQ at Sand le Mere Holiday Village.