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The solid Gordon Banks

During many times in history, the English national team has been seen as having their weakest link on their goal. The squad has had some incredible outfield players, however, most of their goalkeepers have been quite unconvincing. Whenever wanting to bet on the English team, the http://www.1xbet.ng/en/ platform is definitely the place to go. However, this was not always the case. In fact, the 1966 FIFA World Cup title obtained by England can be attributed in large part to the performance of their goalkeeper. The player in charge of this critical role was none other than Gordon Banks. For many, he is seen as the best English goalkeeper in history. The 1xBet website accepts wagers on everything related to the English national squad. A laureated career Banks played professionally between 1958 and 1977 in many teams across England and the USA. When visiting the 1xBet bookmaker - live betting casino can be explored while waiting for the next match of the English side. During his car

Which Team has Won the FIFA World Cup the Most Times?

The FIFA World Cup is one of the most well-known athletic events in the world, attracting billions of television viewers. It is held every four years and highlights 32 men's national teams from Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) members. The inaugural World Cup competition was contested in 1930 and was won by Uruguay. The next FIFA World Cup is set to begin on 21 November in Qatar. Since we won't know the winner until the final game on 18 December, let's look at the previous FIFA world cup winners list since the event began. Brazil has had the most success in the FIFA World Cup amongst FIFA world cup teams. It has won five times: in 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, and 2002. The country has the greatest overall record in the event, with 70 wins in 104 matches, a 119-goal differential, 227 points, and 17 defeats. It has been a FIFA member since 1923. It is the sole national team to have competed in every World Cup edition without missing a game or requiring a pl

Football’s Biggest Sponsors

Football is one of the most popular sports on the planet. It’s enjoyed by millions worldwide. So, it makes it the ideal opportunity for sponsors to get involved. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship, after all, as the receipt of sponsorship money allows clubs to spend on transfers and wages. The biggest teams have some seriously lucrative deals with companies and brands, with many worth well into the millions. Emirates At the time of writing, La Liga champions Real Madrid , have one of the most lucrative sponsorship agreements in world football. They’re backed by Arab airline Emirates, with the six-year deal worth over €400 million. Annually, Real are banking €70 million, and this allows them to be active in the transfer market, as seen with their recent play for PSG talisman Kylian Mbappe, who would have set the club back over €100 million in fees if he made the switch to Spain. TeamViewer Things may not have been going to plan on the pitch for a while at Old Trafford, but Manchest

Seven summer signings that could arrive at Arsenal after Mikel Arteta's transfer demand

Arsenal look bound for a busy summer transfer window once again after Mikel Arteta made it clear he needs reinforcements to make up for the Premier League's best. The Gunners spent over £150 Million last summer in the acquisition of Takahiro Tomiyasu, Ben White, Martin Odegaard, Sambi Lokonga, Aaron Ramsdale, and Nuno Tavares. Despite the heavy spending, the North London team fell short, finishing fifth in the just ended Premier League campaign. Pierre Emrick Aubameyang's exit in January is likely to be followed by Alexandre Lacazette's and Eddie Nketiah's exits. Both will be out of contract in July. The out of favour Nicolas Pepe, on-loan Lucas Torreira, Hector Bellerin, and Pablo Mari are also likely to depart. With that in mind, Arsenal could bring in as many as seven players, including two strikers, a midfielder, a left-sided centre-back, a winger, a left-back, and a right-back. Here are ten players Arsenal could sign this summer. Gabriel Jesus Arsenal have been ne

Top 10 Arsenal Most Expensive Signings Ever

As one of the most popular and successful football clubs in England, Arsenal FC has been an attractive option for the public for a long time. The tradition of this club speaks for itself; apart from winning 28 crucial domestic trophies, Arsenal FC holds the records for the longest undefeated streak and longest run in top flight of English football. Arsenal have been a prime example of a club that has garnered a reputation for spending big and bringing in star players. Whether it be under the glory days of Arsene Wenger or the transitional years of Mikel Arteta, the Gunners have never hesitated to put their money where their mouth is. So, with the recent inflation seen in the transfer markets – which players has Arsenal signed for huge money? In this article, you will discover who are Arsenal's most expensive signings ever. 10. Martin Odegaard - £31.5m (from Real Madrid, 2021) After spending a loan  at the club last season, Arsenal clearly felt he had seen enough to sign Martin Ode

Real Madrid Players Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) 2022

Footballers today are never shy of sharing the finer details of their personal lives with their fans, including who they are dating. Today we take a look at the wives and girlfriends of Real Madrid players. Dalphine Canizares -  Dani Carvajal Wife Dalphine Canizares is the girlfriend of Los Bloncos right-back, Dani Carvajal, with who they have a son.  They have been in a relationship since 2018. Dalphine is of Spanish and Dutch descent and she was born in Madrid, Spain. Professionally, She is a renowned wedding and events planner and a part-time model. Natasha Van Honacker - Eden Hazard  Wife Natasha Van Honacker is the wife of Belgium international, Eden Hazard. They got married in 2012 having dated since they were 14 year old's. Natasha tends to keep a low profile and is hardly seen in public apart from when supporting his husband during football matches. The two are parents to  four sons, namely, Yannis Hazard, Leo Hazard, Samy Hazard and Santi Hazard. Clarice Alves - Marcelo Vi

Five Highest-Paid England Players in 2022

The football world has a lot to thank England for when it comes to the beautiful game. Firstly they created the game we all love, which has helped many fans through difficult times, providing escapism and relief from life’s daily pressures. Despite inventing the game, England have only managed to win one World Cup in their history, back in 1966 when they last hosted the tournament. They’ve found it difficult due to their well-documented struggles from 12 yards as well as stubbornness in adapting their way of playing, until very recently. However, despite a lack of success on the international stage, England has managed to build one of the world’s most entertaining and competitive football competitions, the Premier League. Since being created in 1992, the Premier League has grown exponentially, which has seen it become the world’s highest paying league. Most of Gareth Southgate’s England players are employed by Premier League clubs, meaning they’re among the top earners in the sport.

Everton fans made their bed, it’s now time for a long-overdue lie in it

When word began spreading around the blue half of Liverpool that Everton was on the cusp of appointing Vitor Pereira as their new manager to replace Rafael Benitez, the Toffees faithful took matters into their own hands by drowning out social media with furious calls for the club to reverse their decision. One supporter even went as far as graffitiing the words 'Pereira out, Lampard in' on the walls of Goodison Park. Indeed, the race had been between the Portuguese manager and Lampard, but the Everton board seemed to have been more impressed by what Pereira had presented in terms of reviving the club’s fortunes during the interview process. However, they were never able to appoint their chosen candidate and subsequently caved in after being harangued by the club’s fan base over their handling of the matter. Instead, Lampard was handed the reins and tasked with keeping the club out of the Championship after being given a two-and-a-half-year deal. The power of the people had