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Hands clasped around a ball emulating the FIFA World Cup Trophy

Top 10 Memorable Moments at FIFA World Cup Finals

For countless numbers of fans around the world, the FIFA World Cup is more than an international football tournament – it is an event that holds the world spellbound for a whole month every four years. The World Cup, like the quadrennial...
Attractive brunette with sunglasses fanning herself with a wad of bank notes / Attraktive Brünette mit Sonnenbrille fächelt mit einem Banknotenbündel

Weird and Funny Novelty Bets offered by William Hill and Notable Payouts

Image: Poznyakov (Shutterstock) In 1998, William Hill were the first bookmaker to accept wagers via the Internet, and their online betting platform is one of the most sophisticated in the market. (For sports betting alternatives check out this...
Two guys glued to their mobile phone / Zwei Männer begeistert von ihrem Handy

Betting Apps – The Future of Online Gambling

The growth of the market for smartphones seems to have no end in sight. Mobile devices are becoming more and more advanced and, gradually, ‘normal’ mobile phones are being replaced by smartphones or tablets. Little wonder, therefore, that...
Attractive man with laptop seated in a tree on a tropical beach / Mann mit Laptop auf einem Baum in den Tropen

Online Gamers Find Entertainment in Betting and Gambling

Most people use ‘betting’ and ‘gambling’ as synonyms, but they are not interchangeable. Online gambling sites capitalize from both types of risk-taking. Similarly, hard-core gamers are being entertained whether they choose...
Sexy female sitting on a large football with red and yellow cards / Sexy Frau sitzt auf einem großen Fußball mit roten und gelben Karten

Why Football is Better than Sex !

In 2008, a survey carried out by Canon in six European countries(1) came up with the remarkable result that 72 per cent of those asked said they would prefer 90 minutes watching their favourite team rather than an intimate evening with their...
Young woman opening empty coin purse / Junge Frau, die eine leere Geldbörse öffnet

Get Permission to Use Images Displayed on Soccerwidow

Copyright Law & Licencing The images we use for illustration purposes throughout this website are often stock photos, purchased from outstanding libraries such as Shutterstock. Image: alexkatkov (Shutterstock) We sometimes modify these...
Solitary woman in front of a giant soccer screen / Einsame Frau vor einem riesigen Bildschirm mit Fußballspieler

Top Live Video Streaming Betting Sites for Watching Football Matches

I have been watching football matches at all levels for almost 40 years. Despite not having played the game at any significant level above school or works teams I can usually tell within a few minutes of watching a televised game how balanced...
Soccer fan sitting on sofa with beer at home / Fußballfan sitzt auf Sofa mit Bier zu Hause

Funny & Bizarre You Tube Football Videos

We have come up with an amusing bunch of funny & bizarre You Tube football videos worth sharing. The following journey will take you through the realms of amazing tricks and feats, bizarre real game situations, hilarious goal celebrations,...
African child playing football at the cattle post / Afrikanisches Kind spielt Fußball im Rindergehege

Observations of EPL Football Mania in Uganda

The Start of it All: In early January 2011, this article was one of the first ever written in the Soccerwidow blog. I remember it clearly; another hot, sunny day on the verandah of our residence in Lugala, towards the end of our 2-year stay...
Justice blindfolded with money on a scale / Gerechtigkeit mit verbundenen Augen mit Geld auf einer Waage

Soccerwidow Match Preview Pause in Betfair German Blog

Unfortunately, this announcement is not good news for those of you who like to follow Soccerwidow’s regular match previews published in the German Betfair blog: With immediate effect, there will be a pause until further notice. Image: kanvag...