Pardew Loses His Rag And Loses Punters Their Red Card Dough

Alan Pardew became the first Premier League manager sent to the stands and not one William Hill punter backed the Newcastle boss to see red which was offered at 16/1. The most popular selection was 6/1 favourite, Mark Hughes, who, despite his sides poor performance and the warm summer weather managed to remain relatively cool.

Mark Hughes is now the 10/1 favourite to be the next manager to be sent to the stands with David Moyes and Paul Lambert 11/1. Pardew has been cut slightly after his indiscretion to 14/1.

“Alan Pardew’s momentary loss of control will have everyone talking although the odds would suggest that he may well have learnt his lesson,” said Hill’ spokesman Joe Crilly.

Jermain Defoe scored for Spurs, but it was not enough to save his Spurs side from defeat and William Hill offer 11/8 that Emmanuel Adebayor arrives at Spurs before the end of the transfer window.

Next manager to be sent to the stands: 10/1 Mark Hughes; 11/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Paul Lambert; 12/1 Adre Villas Boas; 12/1 Martin O’Neill; 12/1 Roberto Mancini; 12/1 Sam Allardyce; 12/1 Tony Pulis; 12/1Arsene Wenger; 14/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 16/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Nigel Adkins; 16/1 Steve Clarke; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Brian McDermott; 20/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 20/1 Alex Ferguson; 25/1 Roberto Martinez

Jermain Defoe Premier League goals: 9/4 1-6; 6/4 7-12; 13/8 13-18; 10/1 19 or more

Adebayor to sign for Spurs before the end of the transfer window: 11/8 yes; 8/15 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

Man Utd Transfers: Danny Not Nani To Stay At Old Trafford!

After a poor performance on Monday at Everton there have been reports that Nani could well be on his way out the door at Old Trafford and Hills make Zenit St Petersburg their favourite at 6/5 to sign on the dotted line. Inter Milan are 9/2 to take the winger on with Juventus, AC Milan and Real Madrid all in the running for the tricksters signature.

One player who will be staying is Danny Welbeck and he is 9/1 to be United’s top scorer this season. Hernandez is 8/1, Rooney 6/4 and new signing Robin Van Persie is the 11/8 favourite. After a terrific breakthrough season for club and country a good goal return would be expected by Sir Alex Ferguson but William Hill believe that he will get five or less goals at 2/1. It is 9/4 he will get between six and ten and 14/1 for over 20 goals.

Nani Next Club: 6/5 Zenit St Petersburg, 9/2 Inter Milan, 6/1 Anzhi, 7/1 PSG, 8/1 Juventus, 9/1 AC Milan, 12/1 Real Madrid, 14/1 Valencia, 20/1 Barcelona (Others on Request)

Nani to be at Manchester United on the 1st September 2012: 1/3 Yes, 9/4 No

Danny Welbeck Premier League goals 2012/13:

Goals: 2/1: 0-5, 9/4: 6-10, 11/4: 11-15, 4/1: 16-20, 14/1 21+

Danny Welbeck to be in the 2014 England World Cup squad: 4/6

Manchester United Top Goal Scorer (Premier League Goals Only): 11/8 Robin Van Persie, 6/4 Wayne Rooney, 8/1 Javier Hernandez, 9/1 Danny Welbeck, 10/1 Dimitar Berbatov Total Danny Welbeck

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
Email: myoung@williamhill.co.uk
Phone: 02089183981

Rvp Backed To Start Season At United

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that Manchester United are still in the hunt for Robin van Persie and William Hill offer 6/4 that the Dutchman starts Manchester United’s first game of the season. William Hill think that van Persie and Wayne Rooney will be the focal point of Manchester United’s forward line and they are both 5/6 to outscore their potential future striking partner.

“Van Persie’s exit from Arsenal looks to be inching ever closer and we think he could be lining up for United on the first day of the season,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Should van Persie come in, United will probably have to offload one of their strikers and that would probably be Berbatov. Hills make Zenit St Petersburg the most likely destination for the Bulgarian at 6/4, with AC Milan 5/1 and Galatasaray 6/1.

Tony Hibbert scored his first ever goal for Everton in his testimonial against AEK Athens and William Hill are offering odds of 3/1 that he manages to break his Premier League duck this season (2/9 that he does not).

“Tony Hibbert may have got the goalscoring bug after his strike against AEK Athens and may venture further forward this season in order to get his name on the scoresheet again,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Brendan Rodgers has stated that every player has his price, hinting that Daniel Agger may well be on his way to Manchester City and the big Dane is 5/1 to sign for the Premier League Champions by the start of the 2012/13 season.

Tony Hibbert to score a Premier League goal in the Premier League during the 2012/13 season: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no

Robin van Persie to start Manchester United’s first game of the season: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no

Goals match bet: 5/6 van Persie; 5/6 Rooney
*van Persie must be a registered EPL player on 1st September or bets void

Daniel Agger to move to Manchester City by the start of the season: 5/1 yes; 1/9 no

Dimitar Berbatov next club: 6/4 Zenit St. Petersburg; 5/1 AC Milan; 6/1 Galatasaray; 8/1 QPR; 14/1 Leverkusen; 20/1 West Ham; 25/1 PSG; 25/1 Spurs

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

You Bet Two Big Money Strikers Are On The Move

With Roberto Mancini all but ruling out a move for Robin van Persie this summer, William Hill have eased Manchester City’s odds of signing the Arsenal striker. Manchester United are in pole position at Even money to be Van Persie’s next club, with Italian champions Juventus 13/8. It seems to be a race between those three clubs with Barcelona fourth favourites at 20/1.

Despite Arsenal starting to make signings that could potentially keep RVP at the Emirates, it appears to be a case of too little, too late and he is 4/11 to have left the club by the start of the season.

“Rather surprisingly, Alex Ferguson has been very public in his desire to sign van Persie and this shows how desperate he is to get his man after Nasri snubbed the Reds for the Blues last year and it looks like he may well succeed,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

The other big name likely to be on the move this summer is Andy Carroll and William Hill offer 1/2 for his next club to be West Ham with Sam Allardyce reportedly keen on the big striker. He is 9/4 to return to Newcastle and 7/1 to join Aston Villa.

Robin van Persie next club: 1/1 Manchester United; 13/8 Juventus; 15/8 Manchester City; 20/1 Barcelona; 25/1 AC Milan; 25/1 PSG; 25/1 Real Madrid; 33/1 BAR

Robin van Persie to be at Arsenal on the first day of next season: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Andy Carroll next club: 1/2 West Ham; 9/4 Newcastle; 7/1 Aston Villa; 12/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Fulham; 20/1 AC Milan
*loan deals count

Top Premier League goalscorer: 7/1 Sergio Aguero; 7/1 Wayne Rooney; 8/1 Fernando Torres; 8/1 Robin van Persie; 16/1 Carlos Tevez; 16/1 Luis Suarez; 20/1 Danny Welbeck; 20/1 Darren Bent; 20/1 Javier Hernandez; 20/1 Lukas Podolski; 20/1 Mario Balotelli; 20/1 Nickica Jelavic; 20/1 Papiss Cisse; 25/1 Andy Carroll; 25/1 Emmanuel Adebayor; 33/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

Van Persie 2/1 To Still Be At Arsenal At End Of Transfer Window

Arsenal remain hopeful that Robin van Persie will remain at Arsenal, but tellingly, William Hill make the Gunners captain a shorter price to be at Manchester City at the close of the transfer window tan he is to be at Arsenal. He is 6/4 to join the Premier League champions and is 2/1 to stay put.

During the week, Sir Alex Ferguson suggested that he would be interested in signing the want away striker and Manchester United are 3/1 to win the race to sign him.

“Arsenal are hoping that van Persie does a ‘Rooney’ and stays at Arsenal, but with so many suitors and just a year left on his contract, it looks likely, he will be on the move,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Robin van Persie club after the transfer window: 6/4 Manchester City; 2/1 Arsenal; 3/1 Manchester United; 4/1 Juventus; 10/1 Barcelona…others on request

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

Au-revoir Allardyce: Avb 20/1 First Man Out!

The Premiership off season has probably never seen so much managerial movement and the latest odds from William Hill suggest that many will not be given much time to deliver. Hills are offering 11/8 that six or more managers leave their current roles during the season and 10/1 that either none or one go!

Sam Allardyce is the 8/1 favourite to be first out of the door, with Chris Hughton, Michael Laudrup and Steve Clarke all 9/1. The new Spurs manager, Andre Villas-Boas, is 20/1 to be first out with Sir Alex Ferguson the 100/1 outsider.

“With so much early movement you would think there would be very few moves in the season but as we all know, football is a results driven business and there aren’t too many second chances in the Premiership! said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

First Premier League Manager to Leave: 8/1 S Allardyce, 9/1 C Hughton, 9/1 M Laudrup, 9/1 S Clarke, 10/1 P Lambert, 11/1 B Rodgers, 11/1 M Hughes, 11/1 N Adkins, 11/1 R Di Matteo, 11/1 R Martinez, 12/1 M Jol, 16/1 B McDermott, 20/1 A Villas-Boas, 20/1 M O’Neill, 20/1 T Pulis, 25/1 A Pardew, 33/1 D Moyes, 33/1 R Mancini, 50/1 A Wenger, 66/1 No Manager to Leave, 100/1 A Ferguson.

How Many Premier League Managers will leave between the start and end of the 2012/13 Premier League season? 10/1 None or One, 9/4 Two or Three, 11/8 Four or Five, 11/8 Six or More.

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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M: 0784 1011 584
E: radams@williamhill.co.uk
William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

End Of The Chelsea Pensioners…ash Dives To Splash Everton…pepe 6/1 To See Red

Much has been made of the fact that Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba, despite their impressive performances against Barcelona, could be on their way from Chelsea at the end of the season. William Hill are offering 11/4 (Lampard) and 11/10 (Drogba) that they have left by the time the 2012/13 Premier League season kicks off. Chelsea face Arsenal without Wednesday night’s talisman and Hills think that they could struggle with Robin van Persie 6/4 to outscore Fernando Torres.

“If Di Matteo gets the Chelsea job on a full time basis he may want to keep these seasoned pros for one more season but it is inevitable that all good things have to come to an end and the Blues may dispense of them to make way for younger players,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Ashley Young that he could earn himself a reputation if his theatrical antics continue but despite this William Hill are offering 10/1 that the Reds’ winger wins his side a penalty against Everton to make it three in three home matches.

One of the most important El Clasicos in recent years takes place on Saturday and William Hill are expecting a feisty affair, offering just 11/10 that there is a red card during the match. The main perpetrator of El Clasico shenanigans, Pepe, is 6/1 to see red during the game. Currently, Ronaldo and Messi are tied on 41 goals in La Liga but William Hill are offering 8/11 that the Real Madrid flyer bags more than his Barcelona counterpart between now and the end of the season (Even money that he does not).

Relegation trebles:
11/10 Wolves/Blackburn/QPR
13/8 Wolves/Bolton/Blackburn
3/1 Wolves/QPR/Bolton
7/1 Wolves/Wigan/Blackburn
11/1 Wolves/Wigan/QPR
12/1 Wolves/Wigan/Bolton
66/1QPR/Bolton/Blackburn
80/1 Wigan/QPR/Bolton
80/1 Wigan/QPR/Blackburn

3rd, 4th, 5th Tricasts:
Arsenal/Tottenham/Chelsea 3/1
Arsenal/Tottenham/Newcastle 5/1
Arsenal/Chelsea/Tottenham 9/2
Arsenal/Chelsea/Newcastle 14/1
Arsenal/Newcastle/Tottenham 8/1
Arsenal/Newcastle/Chelsea 22/1
Tottenham/Arsenal/Chelsea 5/1
Tottenham/Arsenal/Newcastle 10/1
Tottenham/Chelsea/Arsenal 12/1
Tottenham/Chelsea/Newcastle 50/1
Tottenham/Newcastle/Arsenal 20/1
Tottenham/Newcastle/Chelsea 33/1
Chelsea/Arsenal/Tottenham 33/1
Chelsea/Arsenal/Newcastle 66/1
Chelsea/Tottenham/Arsenal 50/1
Chelsea/Tottenham/Newcastle 100/1
Chelsea/Newcastle/Arsenal 100/1
Chelsea/Newcastle/Tottenham 100/1
Newcastle/Arsenal/Tottenham 33/1
Newcastle/Arsenal/Chelsea 40/1
Newcastle/Tottenham/Arsenal 50/1
Newcastle/Tottenham/Chelsea 100/1
Newcastle/Chelsea/Arsenal 66/1
Newcastle/Chelsea/Tottenham 100/1

To Be A Chelsea at the start of the 2012/13 Premier League season:

Frank Lampard: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
Didier Drogba: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

RVP vs Torres match bet: 6/4 Van Persie; 7/2 Torres; 1/1 Tie

Ashley Young to win a penalty vs Everton this weekend: 10/1

El Clasico Specials:

Anytime red card: 11/10

Pepe red card: 6/1

PREMIER LEAGUE RED CARDS;
This weekend round of games:

DETAILS ODDS
None 7/2
One 2/1
Two 2/1
Three or more 7/2

HAT TRICK SCORED IN THIS ROUND OF PREM GAMES….
DETAILS ODDS
Yes 4/1
No 1/7

FASTEST SCORING TEAM:

DETAILS ODDS
Man Utd 9/1
Liverpool 9/1
Man City 9/1
Arsenal 11/1
Blackburn 11/1
Bolton 11/1
Fulham 11/1
Newcastle 11/1
Norwich 11/1
Tottenham 11/1
Aston Villa 14/1
QPR 16/1
Chelsea 16/1
Swansea 16/1
Wigan 16/1
Sunderland 20/1
Stoke 20/1
Wolves 25/1
West Brom 25/1
Everton 25/1
EW ¼ 1,2,3,4 Dead heat rules apply.

HIGHEST SCORING TEAM:

DETAILS ODDS
Man City 4/1
Man Utd 11/2
Liverpool 7/1
Newcastle 10/1
Arsenal 11/1
Blackburn 12/1
Fulham 12/1
Tottenham 12/1
Bolton 14/1
Norwich 16/1
Aston Villa 16/1
Swansea 20/1
QPR 25/1
Chelsea 25/1
Sunderland 25/1
Wigan 25/1
Everton 25/1
Wolves 33/1
Stoke 33/1
West Brom 33/1

EW ¼ 1,2,3,4 Dead heat rules apply.

HIGHEST SCORING MATCH:

DETAILS ODDS
Wolves v Man City 10/3
Blackburn v Norwich 11/2
Liverpool v West Brom 11/2
Man Utd v Everton 7/1
Arsenal v Chelsea 8/1
Bolton v Swansea 8/1
Fulham v Wigan 8/1
QPR v Tottenham 8/1
Newcastle v Stoke 9/1
Aston Villa v Sunderland 12/1

EW ¼ 1,2,3. Dead heat rules apply.

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

United 4/9 To Maintain Five Point Gap At Top Of Table

The title race could take yet another twist on Sunday with both Manchester sides in action. William Hill are offering 14/1 that Manchester United win and Manchester City lose, leaving the Reds eight points ahead before their game next weekend. Hills also offer 10/1 that the opposite happens and Manchester City close the gap to just two points. The favourite is that United retain their five point gap (at 4/9) with United having the chance to win the Premier League at the home of their bitter rivals. Hills are go 5/2 that they do just that (2/7 they do not).

“Manchester United would surely love the opportunity to win the title at the Etihad, but in the same vein, City will be determined not to let that happen and the derby next week could hinge on the two games on Sunday,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Alex Ferguson talked about how he expects that Wayne Rooney will beat Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United goalscoring record and William Hill go 2/1 that he just that during his career (4/11 that doesn’t).

How many points will Manchester United be clear after this week’s round of Premier League fixtures: 10/1 two; 5/1 three; 50/1 four; 4/9 five; 50/1 six; 7/1 seven; 14/1 eight

Manchester United to win the League at Manchester City: 5/2 yes; 2/7 no

Wayne Rooney to beat Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United goalscoring record: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

Fergie Olympic Gripe And Who Will Finish Third, Fourth And Fifth ?

FERGIE’S OLYMPIC GRIPE

With Sir Alex Ferguson said to be angry at the prospect of seeing several of his players taking part in the Olympics, William Hill have opened a book on how many United first-teamers will take part in the Games and make it a 9/4 chance that he will have to endure seeing 6 or more of his side in action – ‘It must come with the territory that when you are one of the top sides in the world your players will be in demand to represent their countries so I’m sure Sir Alex has had plenty of time to prepare himself for the prospect of seeing many of his lads in action in Euro 2012 and others in the Olympic tournament’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

How many Man Utd players will go to the Olympics? (Players must have played for the Man Utd 1st team)
0-1…..8/1
2-3…..7/4
4-5…..7/4
6 or more….9/4

WHO’LL FINISH 3RD, 4TH, 5TH (in correct order)….

ARSENAL-SPURS- NEWCASTLE – 10/3
ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE-SPURS – 7/2
ARSENAL- SPURS – CHELSEA – 8/1
ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE- CHELSEA – 9/1
ARSENAL-CHELSEA- SPURS- 10/1
ARSENAL-CHELSEA-NEWCASTLE- 12/1
SPURS-ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE- 12/1
NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL- SPURS 14/1
SPURS-ARSENAL-CHELSEA – 14/1
NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL-CHELSEA – 40/1
NEWCASTLE-SPURS-ARSENAL – 50/1
SPURS-NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL – 50/1
NEWCASTLE-CHELSEA-ARSENAL – 66/1
SPURS-CHELSEA-ARSENAL- 66/1

TOP 4 FINISH – 1/12 Arsenal (6/1 not); Evens Spurs (8/11 not); 6/4 Newcastle (1/ 2); 2/1 Chelsea (4/11)

WITHOUT MANCS – 2/7 Arsenal; 6 Newcastle; 9 Spurs; 12 Chelsea

CISSE 4/7 TO PUT ONE OVER THE BA!

Papiss Cisse bagged yet another goal for Newcastle to take his total to 11 since he joined in January. Being just five goals behind his strike partner, William Hill are offering 10/1 that he outscores Demba Ba in Premier League goals by the end of the season (1/33 he does not).
Hills also go 4/7 that Cisse bags more goals between now and the end of the season than his fellow countryman (5/4 Ba).

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

Rodgers Versus Pardew For Boss Of Year ?

WHO’LL BE BOSS OF YEAR?

William Hill are betting on who will win the coveted LMA Manager of the Year Award and make Swansea’s Brendan Rodgers 6/4 favourite despite his side’s defeat by Spurs today. ‘Rodgers has impressed most observers by steering Swansea into Premier League mid-table’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe, ‘But he is likely to be pressed all the way by Newcastle’s Alan Pardew who guided his side to yet another notable victory against Liverpool’ – and Pardew has been cut from 5/1 to 7/2 second favourite as a result, with Hills also offering 6/1 Sir Alex Ferguson; 7/1 David Moyes; 8/1 Paul Lambert; 12/1 Harry Redknapp; 16/1 Coyle, Hodgson, Wenger.

SPURS and ARSENAL are both quoted at Even money by William Hill to finish top of the Premier League ‘Without the Manchester sides’ market, with Chelsea 7/1.

TOP 4 FINISH- 1/10 Arsenal, Spurs; 11/4 Chelsea; 14/1 Newcastle.

TITLE ODDS- 1/6 United; 4/1 City.

Further information…..graham sharpe…0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle