Cheeky Punt

  • Peace plan stripped and ready

    Hayfever in the cold, bets on Icelandic football and finding the recipe for peace thanks to Sonny and Cher - it has to be Cheeky Punt.

    Tuesday March 10 2015, 12:05 GMT
    Sonny and Cher: The road to peace?
  • From Vegas to The Clippy Club...

    Cheeky Punt is back to tell us about a night on the town with Ricky Hatton and some luck with a football wager.

    Monday March 2 2015, 16:10 GMT
    Ricky Hatton: Fresh from a night in Hartlepool
  • Sock it to 'em!

    Cheeky Punt finally found the weapon to beat the bookies with this week - a pair of lucky socks.

    Tuesday February 24 2015, 12:53 GMT
    Cheeky Punt tries on his lucky red socks
  • Cheeky and the Kinder spirit

    Kinder eggs for Valentine's Day, badminton against a pensioner and, of course, betting woe - it's all in Cheeky Punt's latest blog.

    Tuesday February 17 2015, 10:40 GMT
    Roy Hodgson: Monday Night Faces
  • Arise Sir Philippe

    Cheeky Punt delighted in Philippe Coutinho's screamer while working the Friday nightshift paid unexpected dividends.

    Tuesday February 10 2015, 10:28 GMT
    Philippe Coutinho pulled one out of the bag at Bolton
  • Three parties, little to celebrate

    Cheeky Punt's gambling weekend lurched from bad to worse but at least he wasn't dressed up as Wolf from Gladiators!

    Tuesday February 3 2015, 10:55 GMT
    The New England Patriots snatched victory from the Seahawks
  • Sledge-hammer blow

    On a weekend of seismic FA Cup shocks, our Cheeky Punt was more concerned with soul singer Percy Sledge.

    Tuesday January 27 2015, 12:15 GMT
    Percy Sledge: 13 and out for Cheeky
  • Listen to Dr Cheeky

    Cheeky Punt banished the Blue Monday blues with a spot of aroma stone therapies and some heavy betting Down Under.

    Tuesday January 20 2015, 13:04 GMT
    Mark Allen came through for Cheeky
  • Goodbye cash, goodbye dignity

    Mistaken identity, foul language, wellington boots and punting woe - just another week in the life of the inimitable Cheeky Punt.

    Wednesday January 14 2015, 15:41 GMT
    Wayne Mardle, a dead ringer for Cheeky's lass?
  • Cheeky and the Chipmunks

    It was a case of New Year, same old story for our Cheeky Punt, who wasn't exactly enamoured of Christmas - or the films in his house.

    Tuesday January 6 2015, 11:57 GMT
    Twice as nice: It was double Christmas dinner for Cheeky
  • Wishing you a Cheeky Christmas

    Cheeky Punt reminisces about his grandad in WW1 but it wasn't long before punting fever gripped Chez Punt once again.

    Tuesday December 23 2014, 09:18 GMT
    Martin Skrtel ruined Cheeky's Sunday
  • Cheeky's road to hell

    Chris Rea was on Cheeky Punt's latest road to hell this week, one which ended with him helping out at a Saturday night drunk tank.

    Tuesday December 16 2014, 11:22 GMT
    Chris Rea: On Cheeky's road to hell this week
  • Hart-breaking week for Cheeky

    Our Cheeky Punt endured more torment courtesy of his football team last week before a winning double almost rescued him.

    Wednesday December 10 2014, 09:57 GMT
    Blyth's One Direction lookalikes knocked out Cheeky's Hartlepool
  • Making the impossible possible

    Man City's 'Mission Impossible' had Cheeky Punt cursing this week - and brought back memories of his 'mini Kievs' Christmas.

    Tuesday December 2 2014, 12:03 GMT
    Little Kun: Aguero left Cheeky seething
  • Cheeky's glimpse into the future

    Our Cheeky Punt did a good turn for the homeless but wasn't rewarded with any luck when he returned to life as a gambler.

    Tuesday November 25 2014, 10:04 GMT
    Chris Eubank Jr: The bet of the week says our man
  • The highs and the lows

    Siding with Andy Murray and Gibraltar proved bad decisions to say the least for Cheeky Punt last week, but it all came good in the end.

    Tuesday November 18 2014, 11:52 GMT
    A 7/4 shot to win, Murray claimed just a single game against Federer
  • Still up for the Cup

    The intrepid Cheeky Punt endured another up-and-down week of punting but his FA Cup dream remains alive.

    Tuesday November 11 2014, 10:28 GMT
    Could Cheeky be going all the way to Wembley?
  • Sing when you're winning

    Cheeky Punt was in clover after a cheeky birthday double but the celebrations were conducted through gritted teeth......

    Tuesday November 4 2014, 09:33 GMT
    Cameron Jerome helped Cheeky feel invincible
  • Rad turnaround a real problem

    Cheeky Punt began the week with the 'bet of the year' - and ended it with a 'terrifying' hangover. Same old...

    Tuesday October 28 2014, 09:10 GMT
    Agnieszka Radwanska's comeback was bad news for Cheeky
  • More hopes down the pan

    Another disastrous betting week for the kettle-less Cheeky Punt means he's still making his tea in a pan.

    Tuesday October 21 2014, 11:35 BST
    Dolgopolov: Not Cheeky's favourite player right now