Championship Rarely Joy Division for Favourites

It always strikes me as a contradiction that while the Championship Play-Off final is considered a fixture that shimmers with excitement and one that has the richest prize in world football, the Championship season itself is talked down.

It is as though people consider it a slog almost not worth bothering with unless you have the right investment, manager and personnel from the off.
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The rider on the horse

Sheikhzayedroad might provide the biggest threat at Goodwood

The Sussex Downs provides one of the finest settings in British Horse Racing as Glorious Goodwood begins its five-day extravaganza.

Day one focuses on the Goodwood Cup, as Big Orange bids to win this race for a third successive time, and in his present mood, it’s going to take a very good horse to try and stop him.
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London Rivals Have Sense of Community

How seriously should we take the Community Shield?

Well, according to Jose Mourinho very seriously.

Dan Roebuck breaks down who his money’s on in this year’s Community Shield.
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Lomachenko should make light work of Marriaga

Downtown LA’s Microsoft Theatre has been home to the Grammy’s, the Emmy’s, the People’s Choice and MTV Video Music Awards ceremonies in recent times, but this weekend the glamour will be upstaged by guts.

Adrian Clarke breaks down who his boxing bets are on this week.
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