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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.

Egypt v Uruguay – Can Suarez turn Uruguay into contenders?

Much of the focus ahead of Egypt‘s World Cup Group A opener against Uruguay has been on whether or not Mohamed Salah will be fit, but it could be Luis Suarez everyone is talking about at the final whistle on Friday. Liverpool star Salah picked up a shoulder injury in the Champions League final defeat […]

Senegal offer value in World Cup group betting

With the World Cup almost upon us, here we assess all the groups and look at who could spring a surprise early on in Russia. As is normally the case, plenty of the groups are expected to be dominated by the traditional international powerhouses, but there is value to be had and Senegal to win […]

Brazil to warm up with Croatia victory

Brazil get the chance to show how they are shaping up for the World Cup when they take on Croatia in a friendly at Anfield on Sunday. Brazil v Croatia (3.00) The Selecao are, as ever, among the favourites to win the World Cup, which kicks off in less than two weeks’ time, and this […]

Can relegated trio bounce straight back up?

Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion have already been consigned to the Championship next season and they are set to be joined by Swansea City on Sunday. But who out of the relegated trio look best placed to bounce straight back up? When the odds come out before the new season begins, the three relegated […]

Liverpool look set for top four

For a while, it was Tottenham who were slipping but their 1-0 win over Newcastle on Wednesday means fourth is the worst they can finish and they are now guaranteed to be playing in Europe’s top club competition during their maiden campaign at their brand spanking new stadium. That leaves Liverpool and Chelsea as the […]

Championship to deliver memorable final day

The final day in the Championship beckons on Sunday with five teams still in danger of going down while, at the top, Fulham are tipped to seal the second automatic promotion place ahead of Cardiff. It’s been another topsy-turvy Championship campaign with unpredictable results ruining betting coupons most weekends. Wolves have ended up running away […]

Palace could be big winners as relegation scrap hots up

There are six Premier League games at 3pm on Saturday, with the focus very much on the relegation scrap as Stoke, Crystal Palace, Swansea and Huddersfield are all in action and desperate for points. Palace go to Bournemouth and Roy Hodgson’s are side in need of a victory after a run of just one win […]

Spurs’ search for Stamford Bridge win to go on

There are two games in the Premier League on Sunday, with the main event being a London derby between top-four rivals Chelsea and Tottenham at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has admitted his side cannot afford to slip up against Spurs if they are to force their way back into the top four this […]

Strong Germany will take some stopping in Russia

The international break has brought the upcoming World Cup sharply into focus. Will favourites Germany defend their crown in Russia or will there be a surprise winner this summer? International breaks can often be frustrating for fans used to the thrills and spills of club football but when a major tournament is on the horizon […]

London duo tipped to make final

The final four teams left in this season’s FA Cup are now known so who out of Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester United and Southampton are best placed to go on and make the final at Wembley in May? A quick glance at the outright FA Cup odds shows Chelsea as narrow 29/20 favourites to triumph overall, […]