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Aidan Perkins

Aidan Perkins
Aidan is another person with a wealth of journalistic experience behind him, both written and broadcasting. He has played football to a good level and that gives him an extra insight into the reason for selections at both domestic and European matches.

Fowler the man to fear in Scottish field

The final preparations for next week’s Open Championship are underway for many of the world’s top players – and that includes trying their luck in this week’s Scottish Open. Unlike in last week’s Irish Open, we have representatives from the world’s top 10 in attendance as both Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas will use the […]

Kaymer can claim Irish Open spoils

The Irish Open at Lahinch this week provides plenty of players heading to The Open in Portrush in a fortnight with the opportunity to fine-tune their links game, with Jon Rahm, Martin Kaymer and Tommy Fleetwood among the stars hoping to impress on the west coast. Despite the absence of all of the current world’s […]

Brazil can edge huge Copa America showdown

The Copa America has reached the semi-final stage and there is a mouth-watering Brazil versus Argentina clash to kick-off the last four games as the two South American heavyweights square off in Belo Horizonte. Brazil to win in regular time @ 20/23 Hosts Brazil are the favourites but this will surely be a closely-fought contest […]

Defending Wimbledon champions set be frustrated

One of the highlights of the summer, Wimbledon, gets underway on Monday with Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber heading into the tournament as defending men’s and women’s champions this year. Looking at the men’s singles market in the outright betting first, it would be a big surprise if one of the ‘big three’ of Djokovic, […]

Norway no match for in-form Lionesses

England Women are expected to stay on course for World Cup glory when they take on Norway in Le Havre on Thursday. England to qualify @ 10/21 The Lionesses have been building momentum nicely in the tournament in France so far and should have too much for a Norway side looking for revenge after losing […]

‘Beef’ can meet Valderrama challenge

There’s a modest field for this week’s Andalucia Masters at Valderrama but a few names stand out – particularly Sergio Garcia, who will hope a return to a course he loves gets his year moving in the right direction. Garcia has been woefully out of form in 2019 and his tie for 52nd at the […]

Wales and NI can earn important away wins

With 13 Euro 2020 qualifiers taking place on Tuesday, we delve into the various betting markets in the hope of finding some value amid plenty of games that appear destined to be one-sided affairs. However, Wales and Northern Ireland can both pick up vital away wins. With Belgium, at home, expected to take care of […]

England should tame dangerous Tigers

England must be wary of a dangerous Bangladesh in their next Cricket World Cup game on Saturday as Eoin Morgan’s men aim to get back on track in Cardiff. The hosts made a decent start to the tournament when beating South Africa, but a 14-run defeat to Pakistan in their second game means a win […]

Portugal and England can make Nations League final

The Nations League semi-finals take place on Wednesday and Thursday with Portugal, Switzerland, England and the Netherlands all hoping to make it into the final of UEFA’s newest international tournament. After the four countries all successfully negotiated the group stage last year, they now have the chance to win an international trophy in Portugal. Portugal […]

Proteas can make England work for opening win

England begin their World Cup campaign at The Oval against South Africa on Thursday and the competition hosts look in great shape as they aim to justify their pre-tournament favourites tag with an opening win. Eoin Morgan‘s side wrapped up their warm-up games with an easy victory over Afghanistan on Monday as they bounced back […]