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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...
Filling in a football betting coupon / Hand beim Ausfüllen eines Fußballwettscheins

The Birth of a Problem Gambler

I recently caught up with an old friend of ours who used to passionately follow EPL football and bet on matches hoping to make a fortune. He staked ‘real’ money. Sometimes a lot of it! We had a great chat, which he allowed me to record....
Chimpanzee in thoughtful pose with finger in mouth / Schimpanse in nachdenklicher Pose mit Finger im Mund

The Mind of a Problem Gambler

This is Part 2 of my interview with DM, a self-confessed problem gambler… I have to admit that although it was hugely interesting to dive so deep into the mindset of a hardcore gambler, it was also a little harrowing. He undoubtedly considered...
Respectable man in suit and tie punching the air in delight / Seriöser Mann in Anzug und Krawatte schlägt in die Luft vor Freude

The Pride of a Problem Gambler

This is Part 3 of our interview with DM, a self-confessed problem gambler… Here, we feel the excitement of watching matches with a bet riding on them, and the growing power and success as the stakes increase; the wins get bigger, but so...
Businessman in a suit buries his head in the sand / Geschäftsmann im Anzug vergräbt seinen Kopf im Sand

The Rise of a Problem Gambler

This is Part 4 of our interview with DM, a self-confessed problem gambler… Despite winning 75-80% of his bets my friend hardly survived the first half of any betting season. Terms such as staking plan, portfolio strategy, specialising,...
Wicked nun wielding a ruler ready to hand out some discipline! / Übelgelaunte Nonne schwingt ein Lineal in drohender Pose

The Reform of a Problem Gambler

This is the last part of my interview with DM, who is no longer a problem gambler… Beware of false beliefs; only knowledge is power SW: “Did you make any strategy breakthroughs with your football betting?” DM: “Yes,...
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...