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Review of Amazing 2017 & Look Ahead to Exciting 2018!

In terms of trading, profit and progress 2017 was an amazing year! However, 2018 is set to be even better as we continue to improve Goal Profits for members.

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Second Half In-Play Football Trading (£102.98 Profit)

I show you exactly how to pick out a strong second half trade and make a profit from it, using a French Ligue 2 fixture between Lorient and Sochaux.

Betting System Oscars "Overall Winner"

Betting System Oscars “Overall Winner” (4th Year in a Row!)

Goal Profits has been voted the BEST for a 4th year in a row, beating out every other betting and trading system or service. Thank you to everyone who voted!

Betting System Oscar award for Best Football System 2017

Betting System Oscars: Best Football System 2017

Goal Profits has been voted "Best Football System" once again in the 2017 Betting System Oscar Awards at the Lay Back & Get Rich blog. Fantastic news!

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What Size Bank do You Need to Become a Full-Time Trader?

One of the most common questions that new traders want answering is “how much do I need in my bank to trade full-time?”. Let’s look at some figures.

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New Goal Profits Members: From Launchpad Into Orbit

We have been very busy over the summer improving Team Stats, giving Launchpad a complete overhaul and adding a brand new module called "Orbit".

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Why do Most Football Traders Lose Money?

Many traders can pick winners but can’t actually make money. You must learn how to control your bank, how to keep it safe and how to make your money work for you.

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Learn Before You Earn (Start Football Trading the Right Way)

The most frequent question I get asked by newbies is, "What do I do to get started?". The very best answer I can give is, "Do nothing".

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Dealing with Losing Runs: 5 Rules for Football Traders

Every football trader has to deal with losing runs. When nothing seems to be going right, here are five rules to help get you back to winning ways.

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Trading Psychology: Think Like a Professional Football Trader

It's no secret that a positive trading psychology leads to better results, but how exactly do you start to think like a professional football trader?

David Beckham smiles at the camera.

7 Football Stars Who Took Over the Business World

Footballers earn a lot of money, but some aren't happy to settle down to a quiet life after hanging up their boots.

Joey Barton looks sad while playing for Newcastle United.

6 Top Footballers who Gambled on the Game (and Lost)

Football players in England's top eight tiers are banned from betting on any football events. However, these 6 football stars refused to follow the rules.

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What are the Best Leagues for Football Trading in Summer?

There are plenty of summer leagues worth trading once the English Premier League season ends. If you're not taking advantage, you're really missing out!

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for France.

The Remarkable Rise of Antoine Griezmann

At 5ft 9, Antoine Griezmann was once deemed too short for football. Yet, his rise to the top of football has been absolutely incredible.

Derby County players look dejected after suffering relegation from the Premier League.

Terrible tallies: The worst point totals in Europe’s top 6 leagues

Suffering relegation is bad enough, but the shockingly low point totals that these 6 teams recorded are embarrassing.

The idyllic Ottmar Hitzfeld Stadium, located in the Swiss Alps.

Beautiful Stadiums: 7 Natural Wonders of the Football World

Glass and metal are popular right now, but these 7 naturally beautiful football stadiums will never go out of fashion.

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The (Insane) Facts & Figures Fuelling the Betting Industry

We all know that the bookmakers profit from our losing bets, but the actual amount that they make is simply extortionate!

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What are football club ‘B teams’ and how successful are they?

'B teams' are a cross between a reserve team and a feeder team, but what exactly is their purpose and do they produce successful results?