More exceptional European tips from TJ.

Serie A. Last Thursday marked the 68th anniversary of the tragic plane crash in which the entire Grande Torino side died. This team was perhaps better than the Busby Babes only losing 17 games between the 1942/43 season and the 1948/49 season and the deaths of these players had ramifications on the Italian national team for … Continue reading

Need a mid-week pick up? Here are some special Spanish top tips.

Now that we have all calmed down and the extent of last night’s classic el classico has sunk in why not make your Monday a little easier to handle with some top tips for the mid-week round of Spanish fixtures. Granada v Malaga Tuesday sees Granada at home to Malaga which will not be one for … Continue reading

TJ’s brewed some new tips so get them while they’re hot.

Serie A. In tribute to Leicester City I’ll start today’s blog with some Shakespeare, Two football teams both alike in dignity in fair Verona where we lay our scene. On Sunday afternoon Torino will be the visitors against the Flying Donkeys, Chievo of Verona. After four straight losses Torino will be feeling confident of a … Continue reading

Forget PG Tips, We’ve Got Some Tasty TJ Tips

Serie A. Starting this week with a no-brainer. Lazio were soundly defeated by Napoli last week but that will make this week all the more important in terms of proving to the chasing teams they are capable of finishing above them. On Saturday they travel north to Genoa whose fans haven’t seen a home win since … Continue reading

Welcome to “Englische Woche”

As we have a round of midweek fixtures to help us reach the joy and elation of the weekend, the same is happening in both the Bundesliga and La Liga. The Germans call a midweek round of fixtures ‘Englische Woche’ as it is more common for the English to have a congested fixture list, especially … Continue reading

Goals galore in Spain and Italy as well as a worldie from Depay!

Serie A. When positions at opposite ends of the table stagnate and neither relegation nor first place look likely to change, teams tend to take their foot of the acceleration. For example, in Italy the bottom three have been the bottom three almost all season. Empoli, a team loitering just above the relegation places, managed a … Continue reading

Redemption for Napoli, a Basque derby and the Foals are making a comeback!

Serie A. On Tuesday evening the San Paolo was full to the brim with Neapolitans roaring their team on and whistling until their lips ran dry whenever a member of Real had possession. It was building up to be one heck of a tie after Mertens’ early goal but some poor marking and two more … Continue reading

Messi and Barcelona out of form and Chicharito and Leverkusen back in form.

Serie A. Once again I begin my tips for this weeks round of European fixtures in Italy. There are some juicy fixtures coming up this weekend in Serie A but my tip is a game between two teams desperate for a win. Crotone are on a run of four straight losses and entertain the team … Continue reading