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  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 51

    It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid, At Christmas time, we let in light and we banish shade, and in our world of plenty, we can spread a smile of joy! Throw your arms around the... read more

    Posted: Monday, December 20th, 2010 @ 02:12 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 50

    When we collide we come together, If we don't we'll always be apart, I'll take a bruise I know you’re worth it, When you hit me hit me hard… (Special prize to whoever guesses... read more

    Posted: Monday, December 13th, 2010 @ 04:12 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 49

    You're as cold as ice, you're willing to sacrifice our love, you never take advice, someday you'll pay the price, I know… boy oh boy its cold out there, Bobby Bigtips brings you... read more

    Posted: Monday, December 6th, 2010 @ 04:12 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 48

    Ice ice baby, Ice ice baby, All right stop collaborate and listen, Ice is back with my brand new invention, Something grabs a hold of me tightly, Flow like a harpoon daily and nightly, Will it ever... read more

    Posted: Monday, November 29th, 2010 @ 03:11 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 47

    The silicon chip inside her head, Gets switched to overload, And nobody’s gonna go to school today, She’s gonna make them stay at home, And daddy doesn’t understand it, He always... read more

    Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 @ 03:11 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 46

    Working all the time, Work is such a bind, Got some money to spend, Living for the weekend, When it gets too much, I live for the rush, Got some money to spend, Living for the weekend…. Hola... read more

    Posted: Monday, November 15th, 2010 @ 03:11 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 45

    Yeah (yeah) we bring the stars out, We bring the women and the cars and the cards out, Lets have a toast a celebration get a glass out, And we can do this until we pass out…..Good afternoon... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 @ 03:11 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 44

    Guess who just got back today? Them wild-eyed boys that had been away, Haven't changed, haven't much to say But man, I still think them cats are crazy… the boys are back, the boys are... read more

    Posted: Monday, November 1st, 2010 @ 03:11 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • NFL Season Preview

    NFL Preview 2010 – by Dan RobinsonWell, yet another sporting summer of dull predictability for the punter is coming to an overdue end. Favourites such as Chelsea in the Premiership, Barcelona in La Liga, Inter in Serie A, Spain... read more

    Posted: Friday, September 3rd, 2010 @ 09:09 AM by Sonny D

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup Service Results

    During the summer, Gold, Silver and World Cup subscribers received antepost and daily match betting advice by email and SMS. Altogether we gave out 19 bets, advising 48 points in total.... read more

    Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 @ 10:07 AM by Big Tips Admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup Outright Advice

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. Part Six of this analysis is reproduced below.We came close to landing the outright winner but in the end... read more

    Posted: Monday, July 12th, 2010 @ 09:07 AM by Big Tips Admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup betting advice Part Five

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. Part Five of this analysis is reproduced below. On this occasion these bets were ill advised, due... read more

    Posted: Thursday, July 8th, 2010 @ 08:07 PM by Big Tips admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup betting advice Part Four

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. This analysis is reproduced below. Hernandez scored twice during the tournament and looked sharp... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 @ 09:07 PM by Big Tips Admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup betting advice Part Three

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. This analysis is reproduced below and we were once again spot on with this bet:To Qualify from Group... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, July 6th, 2010 @ 09:07 PM by Big Tips Admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup betting advice Part Two

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. This analysis is reproduced below and on this occasion we were bang on the money,  though it... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 @ 11:06 AM by Big Tips Admin

  • BigTips.co.uk World Cup betting advice Part One

    All of our Silver, Gold and World Cup subscribers received analysis of our antepost bets this summer. The theory behind our first bet was correct with some of our comments spookily accurate, however ultimately the... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 @ 10:06 AM by Big Tips Admin

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - USA

    UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:With a population of 308 million, the USA will be representing the largest population at the upcoming World Cup Finals. By contrast Slovenia will have, at 2.05 million, the smallest... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 @ 10:06 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Uruguay

    URUGUAY: For a nation of its size, a mere 3 million people, Uruguay has a World Cup record that is the envy of many, much larger nations. They have won the trophy twice (1930 and 1950) and also have... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 @ 10:06 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Switzerland

    SWITZERLAND:In the film ‘The Third Man’ Orson Welles famously remarked that all Switzerland had to show for 500 years of brotherly love was “the cuckoo clock” – in contrast... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 @ 10:06 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Spain

    SPAIN:Until relatively recently Spain were ranked 1st in the World by FIFA, but have now been knocked off the top spot by Brazil. Between November 2006 and June 2009 they were undefeated in 35 matches, a... read more

    Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 @ 10:06 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 23

    We’re on our way, We are Ron’s twenty-two, Hear the roar, Of the red, white and blue, This time, more than any other time, this time, We’re going to find a way, Find a way to get... read more

    Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 @ 03:06 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - South Korea

    SOUTH KOREA:South Korea, sometimes known as Korea Republic, are the envy of all their Asian football neighbours. The Taeguk Warriors, as they are nicknamed, are the continent’s most frequent visitors... read more

    Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 @ 09:06 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - South Africa

    SOUTH AFRICA:Of the 18 World Cup Finals held since its inauguration in Uruguay in 1930, the host nation has won FIFA’s most prestigious trophy on only 6 occasions. This figure gives some idea... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 @ 09:06 AM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Slovenia

    SLOVENIA:With a population of only 2.05 million, Slovenia is by some distance the smallest nation to appear at the 2010 World Cup. They came into being after the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia... read more

    Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 @ 06:05 PM by Mark

  • Professional footballer Ben Herd's end of season write up

    It is with great disappointment that this is my last blog of the season.  Losing to Rotherham last week in the play-offs is the most disappointed I have been after a football match and... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 @ 07:05 PM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Slovakia

    SLOVAKIA:       South Africa will be the first appearance in a major international competition for the Slovakians, currently ranked 38th in the World by FIFA. Previous World... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, May 26th, 2010 @ 00:05 AM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 21

    I've got sunshine on a cloudy day, When it's cold outside I've got the month of May, I guess you'd say, What can make me feel this way?  That’s right sports fans after a... read more

    Posted: Monday, May 24th, 2010 @ 02:05 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 20

    If we took a holiday, took some time to celebrate, just one day out of life, it would be, it would be so nice, holiday – celebrate, holiday – celebrate!  That’s right it was... read more

    Posted: Monday, May 17th, 2010 @ 09:05 AM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on the big game, Sky TV and Joe Hart!

    Aldershot Town's Ben Herd writes each week for BigTips.co.uk, here is his latest blog: Well, you could say that 'The Rec' has been a hive of activity this week, as we gear up for our first... read more

    Posted: Saturday, May 15th, 2010 @ 00:05 AM by Ben Herd

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 19

    It's over, You don't need to tell me, I hope you're with someone who makes you feel safe in your sleeping tonight, I won't kill myself, trying to stay in your life, I got no distance... read more

    Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 @ 04:05 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Serbia

    SERBIA:In terms of nationhood they don’t come much younger than Serbia! They played their maiden international football match as recently as 16th August 2006 where they recorded a 3-1 victory away... read more

    Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 @ 11:05 AM by Mark

  • Award winning Ben Herd on the play offs, life at Aldershot and the mighty Spurs

    Well, it's been an eventful last couple of weeks since I last wrote this blog, firstly we have secured our play-off place with one game still remaining, which is an... read more

    Posted: Friday, May 7th, 2010 @ 10:05 AM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Portugal

    PORTUGAL: Prior to qualifying for South Africa, Portugal had made only 4 appearances at the World Cup Finals. They were eliminated at the Round 1 stage in both 1986 and 2002. Their first ever involvement... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 @ 10:05 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Paraguay

    PARAGUAY:                  Paraguay took part in the inaugural World Cup in Uruguay in 1930. Their appearance in South... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 @ 10:04 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 - week 17

    The minute you walked in the joint, I could see you were a man of distinction, a real big spender, Good looking, so refined. Say, wouldn't you like to know, what's going on in my mind? ... read more

    Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010 @ 03:04 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on 'The Guru', watching from the sidelines and irritating commentators!

    Aldershot Town's Ben Herd writes for Bigtips.co.uk every week, don't forget if you have a question for him you can email askherdy@bigtips.co.ukIt has been another... read more

    Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 @ 00:04 AM by Ben Herd

  • Rugby League weekend betting previews

    We return to Super league action this week with two clubs looking to bounce back after they both crashed out at the first hurdle in the Challenge Cup last week.  Hull v WakefieldHull were well beaten by current... read more

    Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 @ 00:04 AM by View From The Shelf

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 16

    We're on the march wi' Ally's Army, We're going tae the Argentine, And we'll really shake them up, When we win the World Cup… ahem apologies in advance to any Scottish people... read more

    Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 @ 02:04 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on getting injured, North London derby glee his Premier League XI

    It's been a couple of weeks since I last wrote to you.  Well, where do I start?  We have been on a decent run since a win against my old team, Shrewsbury, we even... read more

    Posted: Saturday, April 17th, 2010 @ 11:04 AM by Ben Herd

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 15

    This is it, Oh This time I know it's the real thing, I can't explain what I'm feeling, I'm lost for words, I'm in a daze, Stunned and amazed, By your open ways…..It was all... read more

    Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 @ 04:04 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - North Korea

    NORTH KOREA:                         2010 will be North Korea’s second appearance... read more

    Posted: Monday, April 12th, 2010 @ 03:04 PM by Mark

  • Rugby League Weekend Review Fri 4th April

    Super League ReviewAnother weekend gone and five valuable lessons that we have learnt:1.    Wigan really do look like the real deal. 2.    This is the most open season we have... read more

    Posted: Friday, April 9th, 2010 @ 00:04 AM by View from the Shelf

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Nigeria

    NIGERIA:Nigeria’s ‘Super Eagles’ will be making their 4th appearance in the World Cup Finals this June. They first qualified in 1994 when they reached the last 16 and were very unlucky... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 @ 08:04 AM by Mark

  • Ben Herd on Aldershot Town, Barcelona and playing abroad

    Well, it was another positive week for us here down at Aldershot; we had an excellent win away at Bury.  In all honesty we weren't at our best against them, they had a super chance to... read more

    Posted: Saturday, April 3rd, 2010 @ 07:04 AM by Ben Herd

  • Rugby League Weekend Review

    Things we learned at the weekend: It could take the Rhinos a good few games to get back on track, you can never really trust Hull to play to their potential, never write off St.Helens & the Crusaders are no pushovers.Wigan... read more

    Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010 @ 12:04 AM by View from the Shelf

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - New Zealand

    NEW ZEALAND:Known as the All Whites, New Zealand compete in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). They now occupy top spot here following Australia’s move to the Asian Football Confederation... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 @ 08:03 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 13

    I'm bored, I'm the chairman of the bored, I'm a lengthy monologue, I'm livin' like a dog, I'm bored….  Are you bored after that weekend of sport?  Only boring... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 29th, 2010 @ 03:03 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on Paul Simpson, Darlington and the Premier League!

    They say a week is a very long time in football and this past week has definitely proved that sentiment true for us at Aldershot.  If we rewind the clock to this time last week, we had... read more

    Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2010 @ 08:03 PM by Ben Herd

  • Rugby League Weekend Preview

    Wigan V LeedsThis promises to be a mouth watering clash and is certainly a battle of the Roses.  In the red corner, or should that be the cherry corner we have the Warriors and in the white corner, having to pick themselves... read more

    Posted: Thursday, March 25th, 2010 @ 09:03 PM by View from The Shelf

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Mexico

    MEXICOMexico, one of the participants in the inaugural World Cup in 1930, have themselves hosted the Finals twice, in 1970 and 1986. It may be something of a coincidence, but playing on home turf saw them... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 @ 11:03 AM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 12

    Laughing like children, Living like lovers, Rolling like thunder under the covers, And I guess that's why they call it the blues…. Have you got the blues after the weekend of sport? ... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 @ 04:03 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Japan

    JAPANWhen Japan beat Uzbekistan 1-0 in Tashkent they became the first team to join hosts South Africa in the 2010 World Cup Finals. Overall they won four, drew three and lost just one of their Group 1 qualifying... read more

    Posted: Saturday, March 20th, 2010 @ 08:03 PM by Mark

  • Ben Herd on a frustrating defeat, David Beckham and Shrewsbury Town

    Well, it has been another frustrating week for us at Aldershot, after taking a well deserved lead against Bradford we were then pegged back by two sucker punch goals against the run... read more

    Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 @ 11:03 AM by Ben Herd

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 11

    What’s that coming over the hill - Is it a monster? Is it a monster? …. As the Cheltenham Festival approaches, BigTips celebrated a great weeks betting with a fantastic Friday.  Plenty... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 @ 00:03 AM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on skullduggery, consistent inconsistency and being invisible!

    Well, it's been a bit of a frustrating past 7 days as an Aldershot Town player, we lost 0-2 at home to a Burton side who have now done the League double over us.  Sometimes... read more

    Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 @ 10:03 PM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Ivory Coast

    IVORY COAST:With the African Continent hosting the World Cup Finals for the first time ever, how fitting it would be if the eventual winners of FIFA’s premier trophy were to be ‘home-grown’!... read more

    Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 @ 08:03 AM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 10

    You know I can't smile without you, I can't smile without you, I can't laugh and I can't sing, I'm finding it hard to do anything…  Another weekend of sport flashes... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 8th, 2010 @ 03:03 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • Ben Herd on England, Footballers pay and RIP Keith Alexander

    Well, it has been a pretty decent week for us down at Aldershot Town, we took on high flying Chesterfield last Saturday and came away with all three points and then on Tuesday night, we entertained... read more

    Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 @ 09:03 PM by Big Tips admin

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 9

    Slide away, and give it all you've got, my today, fell in from the top, I dream of you, and all the things you say, I wonder where you are now?.... Well another weekend of sport has slipped away... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 @ 04:03 PM by Bobby Bigtips

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Italy

    ITALY:With a FIFA ranking of 4 and a World Cup winning record second only to Brazil, Italy have to be one of the favourites to emerge triumphant in South Africa. They won the trophy in successive tournaments... read more

    Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 @ 11:03 AM by Mark

  • Ben Herd's weekly column

    Hello everybody and welcome to this weeks column.  Once again it has been a very frustrating week for us here down at Aldershot; it really has been a case of missed opportunities.  Firstly we entertained Nott's... read more

    Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 @ 08:02 AM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Honduras

    HONDURASUntil their qualification for the World Cup Finals in South Africa Honduras had made only one previous appearance in the latter stages of FIFA’s premier competition. About 28 years ago they... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 @ 08:02 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 8

    Walking 'round the room, Singing "Stormy Weather", everywhere you go, you always take the weather with you….  That’s right – the bad weather is back, causing race... read more

    Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 @ 02:02 PM by Gerry

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Holland

    HOLLANDFrom 1973 to 1978 the future was bright and very definitely orange. ‘Total Football’ was the phrase on everybody’s lips as Ajax playmaker, Johan Cruyff, and coach Michel Rinus led... read more

    Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 @ 11:02 AM by Mark

  • Ben Herd on his week at Aldershot, canine capers and a near-death experience!

    Hello and once again, welcome to this week’s column.  It's been a pretty up and down week as far as results go, we managed to beat an inform Northampton team,... read more

    Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 @ 09:02 AM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Greece

    GREECEGreece is a country associated with sun, olive oil and now an eye-watering national debt. If the locals are looking to their National Football Team for some relief from the doom and despair currently... read more

    Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 @ 08:02 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Ghana

    GHANAThere are some who feel that the World Cup Finals in South Africa this June will be a tournament too soon for Ghana. Theirs is a team brimful of youthful but still maturing talent. In the FIFA U20 World... read more

    Posted: Monday, February 15th, 2010 @ 07:02 PM by Mark

  • Ben Herd on training banter, directors and John Terry!

    Well, it's not been a great week as far as results have gone for us down here at Aldershot.  We played a very average Barnet team on Saturday and came off the pitch losing 3-0 in what I... read more

    Posted: Friday, February 12th, 2010 @ 08:02 PM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Germany

    GERMANY:In the jungle that is international football, there is little doubt that one of the ‘Big Beasts’ is Germany. They have a record which puts them in the top 3 most successful teams in... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 @ 08:02 PM by Mark

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - France

    FRANCE:There is some degree of uncertainty regarding the number of Irish ex-pats living and working in South Africa. However no such uncertainty surrounds the likelihood of even a single one of them cheering... read more

    Posted: Sunday, February 7th, 2010 @ 10:02 AM by Mark

  • Question and answer with Ben Herd

    Ask HerdyThis week, Aldershot Town’s Ben Herd answers your questions - if you have any questions that you would like Ben to answer in future articles please email them to info@bigtips.co.uk Q1 - How difficult... read more

    Posted: Friday, February 5th, 2010 @ 11:02 AM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - England

    ENGLAND:There was a time when, for every school boy and girl, the digits ’66 meant The Battle of Hastings and the start of the Norman Conquest (that’s 1066 in case you’ve forgotten!).... read more

    Posted: Thursday, February 4th, 2010 @ 12:02 AM by Mark

  • Six Nations Preview

    Six Nations Preview  As the 2010 Six Nations Championship fast approaches, we look forward to what could prove one of the most open tournaments in recent years. With reigning champions Ireland proving their pedigree once again... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 @ 09:02 AM by Pricetos

  • Super Bowl XLIV Preview

    Super Bowl XLIVIndianapolis v New OrleansAlthough this years Super Bowl will be hyped as one of the most exciting to ever take place between two offensive juggernauts.. It doesn't really float my boat! For me, games are... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010 @ 00:02 AM by Big Deal

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 5

    When you’re in love with a beautiful woman, it’s hard, when you’re love with a beautiful woman, you watch your friends…..Sport almost took a backseat this weekend and scandal... read more

    Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2010 @ 00:02 AM by Gerry

  • Ben Herd on handbags against Bournemouth, the transfer window and 3D glasses!

    Well, I have played three games in a week since I last wrote this column.  It's always the way isn't it, you don't play for ages, then all of a sudden the... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 @ 09:01 AM by Ben Herd

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Denmark

    DENMARK:  2010 will be Denmark’s fourth time in the World Cup Finals. They are relative newcomers to this football jamboree, making their first appearance in 1986. This was the era of Michael... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2010 @ 00:01 AM by Mark

  • NFL Pro Bowl Preview

    Pro BowlAFC v NFCA few years back I would have thought that the Pro Bowl would not have been a viable betting propostion. Until watching one of the games, my thoughts were that this game would be played with very little tackling,... read more

    Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2010 @ 11:01 AM by Big Deal

  • NFL Championship games review

    Championship Games Review:AFC:The game finished as expected, with the Colts defeating the 6th seeded Jets and advancing to the Superbowl. But their path to success had a few more twists, turns and bumps in the road than... read more

    Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 @ 04:01 PM by Sonny D

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Chile

    CHILE:South Africa will be Chile’s first appearance at the World Cup Finals since 1998 and their eighth in all. It is a competition in they have rarely excelled. You have to go back as far as 1962,... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 @ 05:01 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 4

    Oh oh oh it’s magic, you know, never believe its not so… Don’t worry this week’s article is not about Paul Daniels; instead it’s all about the magic of the FA Cup. ... read more

    Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 @ 01:01 PM by Gerry

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Cameroon

    CAMEROON:Pride in a Nation’s performance on the world stage has always been a key feature of African football. Cameroon’s very own pride of ‘Indomitable Lions’ have certainly done... read more

    Posted: Sunday, January 24th, 2010 @ 06:01 PM by Mark

  • Ben Herd on playing football again, pre-match meals and too many mayo sandwiches!

    Welcome to this week’s column, it's actually quite nice writing this after actually playing a game!  That's not to say that we haven't had our frustrations... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 @ 05:01 PM by Ben Herd

  • NFL Conference Championships Preview

    Conference ChampionshipsThank the lord for Sunday!! After suffering an horrendous Wild Card weekend, where I had gone 1-3 straight up and 1-3 against the spread, the 1 naturally being the smallest bet of the weekend,... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 22nd, 2010 @ 10:01 AM by Big Deal

  • NFL Playoffs Review

    Divisional Playoff Weekend:Personal DisappointmentIt is with a heavy heart that I write this article this week. You may be thinking that is due to the sad death of Chicago Bears defender Gaines Adams, who passed away unexpectedly... read more

    Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 @ 12:01 AM by Sonny D

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Australia

    AUSTRALIA:2010 will be The Socceroos third appearance in the World Cup Finals. On both previous occasions they were in Germany – 1974 when East and West Germany co-hosted the competition and 2006... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 @ 08:01 PM by Mark

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 3

    Whatever I said, whatever I did, I didn’t mean it, I just want you back for good…. That’s right; sport is back with a bang.  The big thaw has started and the snow is finally... read more

    Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 @ 02:01 PM by Gerry

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Algeria

    ALGERIAThis will be the ‘Desert Foxes’ third appearance in the World Cup Finals. They first made it onto the world stage in 1982 in Spain, when they were instrumental in causing FIFA to alter... read more

    Posted: Monday, January 18th, 2010 @ 09:01 AM by Mark

  • Teammates with Ben Herd

    With still no action for Aldershot Town since we last spoke to Ben, this week BigTips gives Ben a SoccerAM style ‘Teammates’ interview – on his dressing room colleagues past and present!Teammates with Ben Herd: Best... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 15th, 2010 @ 10:01 AM by Ben Herd

  • Divisional Play Offs Preview

    Divisional PlayoffsThis is my favourite weekend of the year. When the supposed eight best teams in the NFL fight it out to reach next weekends Conference finals. Unfortunately Green Bay aren't one of the teams that... read more

    Posted: Friday, January 15th, 2010 @ 09:01 AM by Big Deal

  • NFL Wildcard Review

    Wildcard Weekend:  Packers at Cardinals:  Well Wildcard weekend got wild (with the Cards ironically) in the end, as the Cardinals outscored the Packers in an all-time playoff classic to finish off the weekend. The game... read more

    Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 @ 07:01 PM by Sonny D

  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 2

    The higher you build your barriers, the taller I become, the farther you take my rights away, the faster I will run…….I’m getting sick of saying this but it was another weekend that... read more

    Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 @ 11:01 AM by Gerry

  • A to Z of WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 - Brazil

    BRAZIL:Mention the World Cup and the country most likely to spring to mind is Brazil. This is hardly surprising as they are the only country to have appeared in every World Cup Finals tournament to date.... read more

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  • Ben Herd on getting snowed off, Managerial merry go round and Mr Potato head!

    Hello all and welcome to this week’s column.  Not a great deal has been happening down at the Rec since I wrote last week.  We weren't actually due to play... read more

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  • NFL Wildcard Weekend

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  • NFL Week 17 Review

    The regular season has finished :-( The Playoffs are here :-)The finale of the regular season came and went without too much of the drama and suspense the NFL (and its followers) was hoping for.With the majority of the playoff spots... read more

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  • Bigtips.co.uk weekend sports round up – 2010 – week 1

    So I cry sometimes when I’m lying in bed, just to get it all out, what’s in my head then I start feeling, a little peculiar…..  Yes another weekend of sports dominated by the... read more

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  • WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA 2010 (an A to Z country-by-country guide)

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  • NFL Week 17 preview

    Week 17Betting in the final week of the regular season in the NFL is reminiscent to betting in the Pre Season matches.... Not advisable!!Only two match ups this weekend feature a game where both teams need to win, Pittsburgh @ Miami... read more

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Top 5 Big Tips - Recent winners

  • PeterboroughSun Sep 27th

    19/20 - Our main Saturday bet wins as the Posh comfortably beat Bradford

  • CoventrySat Sep 19th

    8/5 - Coventry edge past Chesterfield to give us a winning weekend

  • ExeterSat Sep 5th

    5/2 - The Grecians rout Orient 4-0 to make it a profitable Saturday

  • Akeed ChampionSat Aug 15th

    7/2 - Advised at 7/2, wins by a short head at 5/2

  • ExeterSat Aug 8th

    6/4 - An opening day winner on the first day of the new football season!