As you can probably guess by the name of this website, Goal.com is based on football and no other sport. The website is displayed in predominantly blue, white and green colours and the menus at the top of the homepage are clear and easy to follow.
The bulk of the Goal homepage is made up of latest news and stories, some of which are serious and others which have a comedic value. The links at the top of the website take you to the main news section and there is a Premier League specific menu, which leads to individual pages with news and articles about each club.
The European section does something similar for the big European teams and there is also a page exclusively for transfer news and rumours. Goal claim to have 530 reporters out and about, reporting back to the website and therefore they are always on top of the latest happenings in the world of football.
The Live section of the website will keep you up to date with all the latest scores and results around the world, from England to Australia. However, it is the betting section which is of most interest to us and this can be reached in one click from the homepage.
The Goal betting section is mainly made up of betting previews for upcoming matches. Leagues covered include the Premier League and La Liga, without much scope outside of these two divisions. Most betting previews on Goal are made up with a look back at previous results of both teams this season and recent previous meetings between them. Goal present the odds for home win, away win and draw, before offering a little more detail in the way of other markets, such as both teams to score and total goals scored.
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In truth, there is nothing special about these betting previews and they are no different to what you can find on many other football and betting related websites. For big matches, such as El Clasico or the North London derby, Goal will provide betting specials and these are basically extended versions of their normal betting previews, with a bit more detail and a few more tips. Again, this is nothing out of the ordinary and is something you can find on many other websites.
That’s not to say Goal is not worth your attention because there is much to like about the website and if you are a casual punter, who likes to read betting previews for the Premier League and La Liga, it is ideal. The other news and articles are good and although they are not linked to betting, make for a nice read anyway. However, if you want a little more depth to your football betting, including statistics, then Goal is probably not for you.