Sack Race Well And Truly On…hill’s Premier League Specials

Blackburn avoided defeat at Anfield, but despite this, they remain favourites for the drop while their manager remains favourite for the chop. Rovers are 1/2 for relegation at William Hill with Wigan 4/7 and Bolton 8/11 while their manager is 1/2 to be the second Premier League manager to leave his club. Owen Coyle’s Bolton were on the receiving end of yet another home defeat and Owen Coyle is the 11/4 second favourite to get the axe, while Andre Villas-Boas is 8/1 third favourite.

Owen Coyle is 4/6 to have left Bolton by the start of next season, while Steve Kean is 1/4 to have left Blackburn by the same timeframe. Andre Villas-Boas is odds-on, at 4/9 to still be at Chelsea come the first game of next season.

Hills offer 6/4 that the second Premier League manager is sacked in December and 8/11 that it is in January.

“The season of goodwill is well and truly over and the sounds of knives being sharpened is getting louder,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Manchester United closed the gap at the top of the Premier League and they are 5/4 to win the Premier League behind Man City at 5/6. Chelsea are out to 25/1 from 16/1 to win the league after yet another draw. Hills offer 6/4 that Manchester City beat Manchester United to the top spot, while for United/City 1-2 you can get 2/1.

Premier League Winner: 5/6 Man City; 5/4 Man Utd; 16/1 Tottenham; 25/1 Chelsea; 33/1 Arsenal; 100/1 Liverpool

Relegation: 1/2 Blackburn; 4/7 Wigan; 8/11 Bolton; 11/8 Wolves; 9/4 Swansea; 3/1 QPR; 6/1 Norwich; 12/1 BAR

2nd Premier League manager to leave: 1/2 Steve Kean; 10/3 Owen Coyle; 8/1 Andre Villas Boas; 9/1 Alex MCLeish; 10/1 Mick McCarthy; 12/1 Martin Jol; 14/1 Neil Warnock; 20/1 Roberto Martinez; 25/1 Harry Redknapp; 25/1 David Moyes; 40/1 BAR

To be manager of their current club on the first day of PL season 2012/13?


Yes 4/9
No 13/8


Yes 11/10
No 4/6


Yes 11/4
No 1/4

When will second Premier League manager leave: 6/4 December; 8/11 January; 5/1 February; 33/1 March or later; 40/1 no more managers to leave this season

Most Premier League goals in 2011/12 season: 5/4 Dimitar Berbatov; 6/4 Fernando Torres; 5/2 Andy Carroll

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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