Category Archives: Football

19Aug/23

If England wins the world cup, the implications analysed

Aug. 19, 2023 /Sports/ — Whether or not the football will come home to England is anyone’s guess. England is certainly a target of haters, but they also have a strong team and a passionate fan base. It will be interesting to see how they perform in the World Cup.

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19Aug/23

Can FIFA Women’s World Cup Final match be fixed?

Sat, Aug 19 2023 –The excitement over England V Spain Women’s world cup Final especially in England has reached fever pitch. Matches are categorised as “suspicious” when they are found to have suspect betting patterns associated with them that may be indicative of match-fixing. How is FIFA monitoring and making efforts and stronger collaboration amongst anti-corruption stakeholders to tackle this persistent problem in the beautiful game? Continue reading

19Aug/23

Starlizard Integrity Services identifies 79 suspicious football matches played globally in first half of 2023

New data from sports betting integrity specialists Starlizard Integrity Services (SIS) has identified 79 football matches played around the world between 1 January and 30 June 2023 as “suspicious”. Of these, 28 (35%) took place in just three countries, with one of those countries accounting for 12 integrity alerts (15%). Continue reading

19Aug/23

How English women’s football could become a billion pound industry – and where the money comes from to make it happen

Christina Philippou, University of Portsmouth

A long-awaited official review of women’s football in England sets out ten recommendations designed to transform and develop the sport at every level. The review, which was chaired by former international player Karen Carney, covers everything from playing standards to diversity goals and equal access to sports for girls.

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18Aug/23

Globant and LaLiga Tech to Pilot Generative AI Applications to Reinvent Sports Tactics and Broadcasting

Globant (NYSE: GLOB) and LaLiga Tech have come together to collaborate with Microsoft on a series of initiatives with the goal of fostering the transformation of sports in various domains through the utilization of Artificial Intelligence. Continue reading

08Aug/23

England are one of the favorites to win the the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Tuesday, Aug 8 2023 – – The 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup has certainly produced some surprises so far, with teams like Morocco and New Zealand knocking out more fancied opponents. England have also progressed on slim margins, but they have shown that they have the quality to go all the way and win the tournament. Continue reading

07Aug/23

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Aug., 2023 /Sports/ — England’s women’s football team had a slow start to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup, drawing their first two games. However, they have since picked up their form and are now one of the favorites to win the tournament. They have a strong team with a good mix of experience and youth, and they are led by the in-form Ellen White.

If England can continue their recent form, they will be a tough team to beat. They have a good chance of bringing the trophy home, but they will need to be at their best to do so. Continue reading

27Jul/23

From clandestine to mainstream: The rise of women’s soccer in Brazil

The upcoming coverage of the Women’s World Cup in Brazil is set to make history, with all matches of the Brazilian national team being broadcast on free-to-air TV. Additionally, viewers can follow all 64 competition matches through pay TV and online streaming. Although the Women’s World Cup, created by FIFA in 1991, is now in its ninth edition, this will only be the third time that matches will be televised live in Brazil. Continue reading

19Jul/23

Grandfather and supporter of the Copper Queens!

July 17, 2023 /Sports/ — We are supporting the Copper Queens. They are a great team, and they are making Zambia proud. I hope you will continue to support them, and I wish them all the best in their upcoming matches.

I think it is also great that they are using our platform as a grandfather to encourage other people to support women’s football. It is important for girls and women to have role models in sports, and I am sure that your nieces are proud to have you as their biggest fan.

Thank you for being such a great grandfather and supporter of the Copper Queens!