O’neill To Be Bruce’s Replacement? Carling Cup Specials…

Steve Bruce’s days appear numbered at Sunderland and the William Hill sack race betting remains suspended for the foreseeable future. Hills are betting on who will be next through the doors at the Stadium of Light. Martin O’Neill is the 5/4 favourite while former Liverpool boss, Rafa Benitez, is 6/1. Former Sunderland player and current Huddersfield boss, Lee Clark is third favourite at 9/1.

“Martin O’Neill is linked to almost every high profile job in English football but appears to have been biding his time until the right offer comes along,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “The odds would suggest that were Sunderland to come calling, he might make his much anticipated return to Premier League management.”

William Hill make the game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace the 11/8 favourite to be the highest scoring Carling Cup Quarter Final game with the tie between Arsenal and Manchester City the 9/4 second favourite. United are 13/8 favourites to be the top scorers during the week and 11/4 to score the fastest goal.

Next Sunderland Manager: 5/4 Martin O’Neill; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; 9/1 Lee Clark; 10/1 Mark Hughes; 14/1 Bob Bradley; 16/1 Dave Jones; 16/1 Steve McLaren; 16/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 16/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 16/1 Stuart Pearce; 20/1 Alan Curbishley; 20/1 Sean O’Driscoll; 20/1 Gareth Southgate; 25/1 David Moyes; 25/1 Glenn Hoddle; 25/1 Sven Goran-Eriksson; 33/1 Gianfranco Zola; 33/1 Peter Reid; 33/1 Roy Keane…others on request

Highest Scoring Carling Cup Match:
11/8 Manchester United/Crystal Palace
9/4 Arsenal/Manchester City
10/3 Cardiff/Blackburn
7/2 Chelsea/Liverpool

Highest Scoring Team:13/8 Manchester United; 9/2 Manchester City; 11/2 Chelsea; 6/1 Cardiff; 13/2 Arsenal; 7/1 Blackburn; 8/1 Liverpool; 33/1 Crystal Palace

Fastest Scoring Team: 11/4 Manchester United; 9/2 Manchester City; 6/1 Cardiff; 13/2 Arsenla; 13/2 Blackburn; 7/1 Chelsea; 9/1 Liverpool; 20/1 Crystal Palace

Red Cards: 8/11 None; 11/8 One; 9/2 Two or more


Hills….How many more Prem reds will Balotelli receive this season?
2….. or more7/2

Joe Crilly
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