James Eastham was editor of the UK's first and only English-language fanzine, Aux Armes!, in the 1990s.
As a journalist, he has interviewed many of French football's leading personalities, including Aime Jacquet, Nicolas Anelka, Didier Deschamps and Laurent Blanc.
Since joining the Betfair team in 2008, he has made a profit on Ligue 1 outright markets and matches. He dreams of making enough money from football betting to buy a small fourth division French club.
He now lives and works in Lille in northern France.
- Ligue 1 Betting: Toulouse's scoring duo to strike again 17 May 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Lyon and PSG to serve up a thriller 10 May 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Bastia set to end Marseille's remarkable defensive record 03 May 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Underperforming Marseille finally set to come unstuck 26 April 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Goals on the agenda as midweek cup exertions take effect 19 April 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Oppose hosts on a weekend where away teams look set to shine 12 April 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Lyon's Champions League hopes set to take yet another battering 05 April 2013
- PSG v Barcelona: Goals are the smart bet on a night of excitement in French capital 31 March 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Bordeaux and Valenciennes a pair of odds-on lays on a weekend for the underdog 29 March 2013
- Ligue 1 Betting: Magical Payet to inspire another night of excitement at Lille 15 March 2013