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Fantasy football tips: The best picks of the festive season

Fantasy football tips: The best picks of the festive season

Sports
'Tis the season for rotation, tra-la-la-la-laaaa-la-la-la-la! Don't worry - this piece isn't going to continue in that frivolous festive vein. The point is that the premium players in your teams are never more vulnerable to sitting out a fixture than they are in the next couple of weeks.All Premier League teams will play three fixtures in the space of 10 days between 26 December and 4 January in what's already been an energy-sapping season. So big hitters such as Harry Kane, Bruno Fernandes and Kevin de Bruyne are bound to sit out some of the action.Now you could get lucky like the 1,291,420 managers who captained Mohamed Salah against Crystal Palace in gameweek 14. They would have been cursing last Saturday when they saw Liverpool's teamsheet with Salah named among the substitutes, but th...
Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

Sports
After the international break the Premier League returns with a bang today and there are some tasty games in store. Here are talkSPORT’s top betting tips and predictions for three stand-out clashes, kicking off with a massive showdown in north London… GETTY It’s Mourinho vs Guardiola on Saturday – who will come out on top? Tottenham vs Man City – Saturday, 5.30pm (LIVE on talkSPORT) Two of the most decorated managers of all-time face off in a mouthwatering clash on Saturday evening. Pep Guardiola has the edge over Jose Mourinho so far in their trophy-laden careers – he’s tasted more victories over his great rival than any other boss he’s faced. But Guardiola’s City side have lost three times already this season and Mourinho’s Spurs have been flying –...
BBC presenters share their lockdown entertainment tips

BBC presenters share their lockdown entertainment tips

Entertainment
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Football betting tips: Liverpool to move eight points clear of Man City, Kane to outscore West Brom, Werner will keep firing for Chelsea

Football betting tips: Liverpool to move eight points clear of Man City, Kane to outscore West Brom, Werner will keep firing for Chelsea

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The Premier League takes a break after this weekend – and we’re hoping for goals galore before international football takes over. Here are our top betting tips and predictions for three of the top-flight games taking place over the next 48 hours, including a monster clash on Sunday. Chelsea vs Sheffield United – Saturday, 5.30pm (LIVE on talkSPORT) A new goalkeeper seems to have made all the difference for Chelsea. There was strong criticism in the early part of the season over the Blues’ defensive abilities under Frank Lampard after they shipped three goals to both West Brom and Southampton. But Edouard Mendy’s arrival from Rennes has helped sparked a turnaround and they now look formidable at the back, keeping five clean sheets on the spin for the first time since October 2010. Chelsea a...

Here are tips from financial advisors for getting your Medicare coverage right

Finance
Choreograph | iStock | Getty ImagesFor the nation's older residents, the stakes can't be higher when it comes to choosing health-care coverage.That's partly because under Medicare — you're eligible at age 65 — changing plans can be challenging in some circumstances and costly if you get your choices wrong. So whether you're giving your coverage an annual checkup during open enrollment (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7) or signing up for the first time, financial advisors say there are some key considerations to factor into your decision-making. "I encourage people to get the best plan they can, because you don't know what will happen with your health," said certified financial planner Carolyn McClanahan, a physician and founder of Life Planning Partners in Jacksonville, Florida."The most import...