With 2017 well underway, what is in store in terms of football for the rest of the year? It can be difficult trying to keep up with all the various teams, leagues, premierships, and tournaments out there, but luckily we have compiled a shortlist for you of all the must-see events! I am guessing you are partial to a flutter on your favourite teams- I mean, who wouldn’t be keen to win money whilst enjoying the match? So, you can view odds for all English football matches coming up here at William Hill! But for more info on football in general for the next few months, please read on!
24th of May sees the Europa League final between Ajax and Man U held in Stockholm, Sweden and it remains to see which two teams will make it to this tense playoff. By May 27th we have the long-awaited FA Cup Final as well as the incredible Scottish Cup final- we highly recommend placing a sneaky bet on these two as depending on who makes it to the last two- you could be in for quite a prize! The next day on the 28th we are treated to the League Two Play-Off Final at Wembley, and the Championship Play-Off Final on the 29th!
June is set to be a rip-roaring month for football and the action kicks off on the 3rd with the Champions League final held in the lovely city of Cardiff- definitely worth a flutter if you ask me! Then we have a short wait until the 10th with the first of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers with Scotland V England in Group F and Azerbajan v Northern Ireland in Group C. A week later on the 13th we have more World Cup Qualifiers with Serbia v Wales, Republic of Ireland v Austria thrashing it out in Group D for a place in next years Cup. Then if you are die-hard fan you can check out the European Under 21 Championships in Poland between 16th-30th. This is a great opportunity to check out up and coming talent and to pick your ones to watch for your betting memory bank!
Moving into July, it is a quiet month for football with the American Gold Cup between7th-26th, and the Women’s Euro in Holland starting on the 16th.
Things start to pick up as we move into August with the Premier League 2017/18 due to start on the 12th with fixtures still TBC- time to start planning your betting strategy for the next season!
Another round of World Cup qualifiers in September with Malta v England, Lithuania v Scotland in Group F, and San Marino v Norther Ireland from Group C on the 1st, and Wales v Austria, Georgia v Republic of Ireland in Group D on the 2nd. A few days later on the 4th England and Slovakia, Scotland and Malta (Group F) and Northern Ireland and Czech Republic (Group C) will battle it out for top position. Then on 8th and 9th we have Norway v Northern Ireland (Group C), Lithuania V England, Slovenia v Scotland (Group F) and Wales V Republic of Ireland (Group D). This is a great opportunity to place some accumulator bets on the outcomes of multiple games- you could be in for a big win if you bet wisely!
As we head into the end of the year, things seem to dry up a bit but remember that the Premiership is still to announce its dates. 2017 presents you with multiple opportunities to fine tune your betting skills in time for next year’s World Cup! So, make sure you check out all of these games, keep track of teams and players performance and use it to help you make bets that you are sure are going to come in!