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Nick Pulford

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Manchester United threw away three points on their last visit to north London, but they should be backed to make amends at Tottenham tomorrow night.

Saturday, 3 February, 2007, 12:00am

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Arsenal, having recorded two stunning victories at Liverpool in the past week, return to the north-west this weekend with the aim of proving that their reputation as southern softies is a thing of the past.

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Chelsea have raised bar for rival clubs

The 2006-07 English Premier League season kicks off today and, while nobody seriously expects Chelsea's stranglehold to be broken, it is shaping up as an intriguing contest.

19 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Look to Irish for value

There is unlikely to be much value on the midweek internationals, with teams that need a positive result sure to be offered at prohibitive odds.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Group positions hold key

Punters are advised to familiarise themselves with the group standings before placing bets on this week's international fixtures.

Results at this stage are often determined by the outcome that would suit one or both countries, and it is vital to know whether teams require a draw, a win, or are already out of the running for World Cup qualification.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Chance to steal march

Seven Premiership matches top the bill in midweek, along with the conclusion of the Champions League qualifying stages and the Intertoto Cup.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Man with the plan

Nick Pulford is the tipster to follow for football tips. In the 12 months up to the end of the 2004-05 European season, he recorded an 8 per cent profit on his $1,000 wager and other highlighted recommendations. As well as his prowess on league football, he was also well ahead on international matches. His advice will be unmissable in the build-up to World Cup 2006.

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Promoted trio aim to stay

Don't jump to easy conclusions about Sunderland, Wigan and West Ham - the three newcomers to the English Premiership.

The common view is that there is a massive gulf between England's top two divisions, but it doesn't tally with recent history.

13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Big guns face potential upsets in last eight

Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle - favourites for the FA Cup - are all rated odds-on shots in this weekend's quarter-finals, but they may not find things as easy as the betting suggests.

12 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Our hot tipster nets 10 out of 10

Our tipster Nick Pulford was in top form last weekend. He scored five out of five on his $1,000 wager, which returned almost $1,800, and correctly predicted the results of all 10 English Premiership matches, including the Chelsea v Manchester City draw at odds of 5.25.

12 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Draws appear the safest option

Punters are in for a tough weekend as the European leagues try to separate the men from the boys, so caution is urged

18 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Oughton hopes for change of fortune

Hong Kong sprinter Cape Of Good Hope bids to make it third time lucky today as he goes into battle again in one of Britain's top races. The David Oughton-trained gelding - narrowly beaten twice at Royal Ascot last month - lines up in the Group One Darley July Cup at Newmarket.

8 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Group decisions

Home advantage means Portugal are also the best of the favourites in the group stages, as five of the last seven European Championship hosts have finished top of their section. France should finish top of Group B, but an odds-on bet makes no appeal, while Groups C and D are the most evenly balanced.

11 Jun 2004 - 12:00am

man of the season

No14 Thierry Henry

Position Forward

Date of Birth August 17, 1977

Birthplace Paris

Height 6ft 1in

2003-04 Premiership Goals (to date) 29

26 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

THOUSAND-DOLLAR WAGER

Each week our expert tipster Nick Pulford suggests his pick of the fixtures to offer the best return-to-risk ratio for a $1,000 bet.

This week:

$200 High goals Roma v Inter Milan (HiLo).

$150 High goals Sevilla v Villarreal (HiLo).

$150 win Werder Bremen.

$150 Barcelona (-1).

6 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

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