Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth in pain after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.

Injuries & Suspensions: How Do They Affect The Beautiful Game?

Injuries and suspensions are just part of the Beautiful Game, but what are the damaging effects that they have team performance, finances and the player?

Paul Pogba poses with his thumbs up in front of the 2015 Ballon dOr logo.

Paul Pogba’s Incredible Journey: From £175,000 to £89 Million

Paul Pogba's £89 million switch to Manchester United made him the most expensive footballer in the world, but he had to work incredibly hard to get there.

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Follow Goal Profits on Instagram for Trading Tips & Advice

Goal Profits has launched an Instagram account, a fun way for us to share trading tips and advice. Plenty of positivity and motivation to come - get following!

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3 Profitable Sports (Other Than Football) Worth Trading

Football is the most popular sport in the world and it is favoured among bettors too. However, there are plenty of other options for sports traders.

Borussia Dortmund celebrate after scoring in their 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League.

7 football matches that broke records for most goals scored

Scoring 100 goals in a football match seems impossible, but according to these incredible results, it isn't!

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Football Trading: Doing Nothing is Often the Best Plan

When football trades go wrong, it's tempting to panic and fiddle about with your positions. However, matches last 90 minutes and it's often best to do nothing.

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Football Trading Case Study: See The Bigger Picture

This is why football trading is all about seeing the bigger picture (and how I made £110.35 profit in no time at all by treating everything as one big trade).

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Smarkets: An innovative betting exchange to rival Betfair

Betfair takes the crown when it comes to betting exchanges, but Smarkets has offered a brilliant alternative since launching in February 2010.

Brazilian icon Ronaldo holds the 2002 World Cup trophy after defeating Germany in the final.

9 (Terrible) Players Who Won Football’s Biggest Competitions

Luke Chadwick has more Premier League titles than Steven Gerrard - you don't have to be brilliant to be successful.

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10 (Free) Twitter Football Tipsters to Follow Now

The sports betting scene is thriving and social media can be a great source of information for budding bettors. Get started with these 10 Twitter tipsters.

Jose Mourinho appears to be confused by a decision in the dugout.

5 Unusual Football League Formats That Go Against the Norm

20 teams, 38 games and one champion - not all football leagues, such as the Dutch Eerste Divisie, choose to keep it that simple.

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Case Study: Football Trading with Value (Super Simple)

Football trading with value is vital if you want to make a profit on Betfair and it's a lot easier than you think! Here's exactly what to look for.

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7 Shocking Football Bets That the Bookies Refused to Pay out On

It's a tough task getting one over on the bookies, but sometimes even when you win, you lose, as these 7 unfortunate punters proved.

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Free Football Stats: 65 Worldwide Leagues Updated Daily

Here are free football stats for all upcoming fixtures in 65 leagues worldwide. This is just a taster of what our powerful Team Stats software can do for you.

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How to Find Great Value in the Betfair Match Odds Market

Friday evenings offer plenty of football trading opportunities. Here's how to pick out winning trades in the Betfair Match Odds market.

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Using Betfair’s ‘Next Goal’ Market for Great Risk/Reward

There were not many trading angles for Nantes v Caen, but Betfair's Next Goal market provided good risk/reward and profit even if the final score had been 0-0!

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Lay the Draw Trading and How to Exploit it (Video Version)

This is the video version of our popular "Lay the Draw Trading and How to Exploit it" article. Everything you need to know to get started with LTD trading.

Club America celebrate their 12th Liga MX trophy back in 2014.

Apertura and Clausura: Exciting Alternative to European Football

The 10 month European football season is considered the norm, but the Apertura and Clausura system used in South America provides an exciting alternative.