Mike Norman

Our man up north is Middlesbrough fan Mike, a sport fanatic with a particular love of football, golf, snooker and horse-racing. He is one of betting.betfair's longest-serving contributors with European Tour golf and Championship/Premier League football amongst his weekly columns.

All posts

FA Cup 5th Round Replay: Manchester City v Huddersfield

Championship highflyers Huddersfield were unlucky not to spring a shock in the home tie of their FA Cup fifth round match against Man City, but Mike Norman believes their chance of an upset has passed and the Citizens will win the replay with ease...

FA Cup Fifth Round Betting

"I fully expect a number of City's stars to be in Saturday's line-up also, and I won't be surprised at all if back-to-form Man City win this in a canter"

FA Cup Third Round: Sunday 8th January 2am Fixtures

FA Cup third round Saturday is traditionally one of the most exciting days in the football calendar, and our man Mike Norman is certainly looking forward to these five wagers from the 2am kick-offs...

EFL Cup: Manchester United v Manchester City

Manchester United host their fierce rivals City in the EFL Cup's tie of the round, and with both clubs in poor form and defending like amateurs Mike Norman believes backing goals is the only way to play this one...

Premier League Betting: Sunday November 22 2am Fixtures

The Premier League returns following an international break with six fixtures on Sunday morning, our regular previewer Mike Norman believes Chelsea could be the best bet if bouncing back to form.

Premier League Betting: Sunday November 8 2am Fixtures

Mike Norman previews Sunday morning's Premier League fixtures, tipping Everton to upset West Ham away from home.

Premier League Betting: Sunday November 1, 2am Tips

Mike Norman preview the six Premier League games kicking off our time Sunday morning and expects Manchester City to continue their goal-spree at home.

Premier League Betting: Sunday 25 October 1am Fixtures

Mike Norman looks at the six Premier League matches on Sunday morning with a recommended bet in each game, tipping goals at Villa Park.

Premier League Betting: Sunday 18 October 1am Kickoff Tips

The Premier League returns this weekend with big dogs, Chelsea, Man City and Man United in action early Sunday morning. Mike Norman tips all the 1am kickoff action.

Soccer Betting: Euro 2016 Qualifying – England v Estonia

With qualification already secured motivation could be a problem for England but with a proud 100% win record to chase, something that will always be in the history books, Mike Norman believes the Three Lions will be fully focused...