Managerial Merry Go Round Slowing Down As Avb Becomes Spurs Fav

Michael Laudrup has been appointed as boss of Swansea and William Hill are betting on how his troops fare without the guiding influence of Brendan Rodgers. Hills offer 4/11 that they finish lower than the 11th that they finished last season, 3/1 they finish higher than that and 6/1 they finish exactly 11th.

“Swansea we described as the Barecelona of the Premier League last season and given Laudrup’s Barca history, the transition between managers should be seamless,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It could be argued, however, that under Rodgers, Swansea overachieved and whether they can do that again this season is questionable.”

Andre Villas Boas is the 11/8 new favourite for the Spurs job with William Hill although, two outsiders are really catching the eye. Martin Jol has been backed in from a 33/1 to 16/1 after being well backed in the last 24 hours and Jurgen Klinsmann is in to 8/1 from 12/1 after a punter in Newcastle walked into a William Hill shop and placed £200 on the former Spurs legend getting the gig.

“Despite being the early favourite, Moyes is on the drift a bit and more contenders are coming to light each day,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It would seem that this one has a long way to run yet.”

Where will Swansea finish in 2012/13: 4/11 lower than 11th; 6/1 exactly 11th; 3/1 higher than 11th

Next permanent Tottenham manager: 11/8 Andre Villas Boas; 2/1 David Moyes; 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 8/1 Fabio Capello; 8/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 12/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Jose Mourinho; 25/1 BAR

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Moyes Headed For Spurs


William Hill have installed David Moyes as 7/4 favourite to succeed Harry Redknapp as the next permanent manager of Spurs. Hills also offer 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; Jurgen Klinsmann; 16/1 Fabio Capello; Andre Villas Boas; Alan Pardew; 20/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 Stuart Pearce. Others on request.
‘This will be a volatile market but as Spurs would have expected Harry to get the England job they are sure to have put out feelers to potential replacements and we would expect a speedy appointment’ said Hill’sspokesman Graham Sharpe.

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Redknapp Stays At Spurs For Now But Moyes Waiting In The Wings

The twittersphere was awash with rumours of Harry Redknapp quitting Spurs – rumours that were quickly silenced by the man himself, but what if they were true? William Hill have made David Moyes the 5/4 favourite to become the next permanent Spurs boss with Roberto Martinez 4/1 second favourite. Harry is 4/1 for his next job to be an international one, although on the back of reported rumours last summer of interest from the Middle East, Al Ahly are 6/1 to be his next destination.

“Redknapp moved quickly to quash the rumours that he was on his way but there are still talks ongoing about his new contract and should he leave the club any time soon, it looks like Moyes is the frontrunner to replace him,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Harry Redknapp’s Next Club?
International team 4/1
Al-Ahly 6/1
Chelsea 6/1
Everton 7/1
Swansea 8/1
Man Utd 10/1
Newcastle 10/1
Arsenal 14/1
Liverpool 16/1
Man City 16/1

Next Spurs Boss
David Moyes 5/4
Roberto Martinez 4/1
Jurgen Klinsman 10/1
Andre Villas-Boas 12/1
Rafa Benitez 14/1
Fabio Capello 16/1
Gus Poyet 16/1
Alan Pardew 20/1
Marco Van Basten 20/1
Alan Curbishley 33/1

Joe Crilly
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Big Bets On Brendan For Liverpool Vacancy- Rangnick In Running For West Brom!

Bookies William Hill have slashed the price of Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Liverpool manager from 11/10 to 1/6 after a succession of bets of up to £1750. “It has been one way traffic for Brendan Rodgers, his price has changed on three occasions and in the past gambles such as these have proved to be spot on,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

Hills have also installed Raif Rangnick as a 4/1 shot for the West Brom job, following a flurry of interest today.

William Hill Next Liverpool Manager: 1/6 Brendan Rodgers, 7/2 Roberto Martinez, 14/1 Louis Van Gaal, 20/1 Jurgen Klopp, 25/1 Andre Villas-Boas, 33/1 Frank Rijkaard, 33/1 Rafael Benitez, 33/1 Claudio Ranieri, 33/1 Fabio Capello

William Hill Next West Brom Manager: 4/5 Chris Hughton, 4/1 Raif Rangnick, 4/1 Claudio Ranieri, 13/2 Ray Wilkins, 9/1 Michael Appleton, 16/1 Alan Curbishley, 16/1 Roy Keane, 16/1 Ian Holloway, 16/1 Lee Clarke, 20/1 Bar

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Media Relations

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Liverpool Versus Chelsea Rematch Odds


William Hill offer 125/1 that Andy Carroll will score the last goal in a 2-1 win for Chelsea at Anfield in Tuesday’s Premier League re-match of Saturday’s FA Cup Final.
Hills offer 5/6 that Kenny Dalglish will still be Liverpool boss on day one of next season, 5/6 that he will not while Roberto di Matteo is 4/7 still to be Chelsea boss on day one, 5/4 not to.

90m odds…7/5 Liverpool; 23/10 draw; Chelsea 19/10

Andy Carroll to……

Score with header – 6/1
Score outside box – 13/2
ReceiveYellow card – 2/1
Receive Red card – 20/1
To finish if he starts – 6/5,…. 8/13 subbed (Bets void if doesn’t start)
Carroll to score at any time and Chelsea to win – 19/5
Repeat of Final Carroll to score last goal in Chelsea 2-1 win – 120/1

NEXT PERMANENT LIVERPOOL MANAGER – 5/1 Benitez; Mourinho; O’Neill; 8/1 AVB; 10/1 Carragher; Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Guardiola.Others on request.

NEXT PERMANENT CHELSEA MANAGER – 4/7 RDM; 11/2 Guardiola; Mourinho; 10 Benitez; Blanc;Capello;Redknapp. Others on request.

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Goal-line Technology Now 11/4 For Next Season…champions League Latest

Spurs were on the receiving end of a controversial decision at Wembley on Sunday and Sepp Blatter has revealed that FIFA are willing to experiment with goal-line technology in June and William Hill are offering 11/4 that it is in place for the start of the Premier League next season (1/4 it is not).

Another controversial decision came at Old Trafford where Ashley Young won his second dubious penalty in as many weeks and William Hill are offering 3/1 that he is booked for simulation during the run in to the season.

Despite Tottenham’s recent slump in form, culminating in their 5-1 defeat to Chelsea in the FA Cup, Harry Redknapp is 1/4 to become the next England manager, with Roy Hodgson 4/1 and Stuart Pearce 6/1.

“Since Capello left England, seemingly thrusting Redknapp into the seat overnight, Spurs have won just once,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “As the old adage goes though, form is temporary, class is permanent.”

Chelsea now have a two legged affair against Barcelona to contest and Hills offer 12/1 that they win the Champions League AND the FA Cup.

Di Matteo has only seen one defeat since he took over as Chelsea boss, but despite this, he is the 11/4 second favourite to become the next permanent Chelsea boss with Hills who go 2/1 Benitez and 11/4 Mourinho.

The Champions League semi finals kick off on Tuesday and William Hill make Barcelona the 6/5 favourites to be the highest scoring team of the four this week, with Real Madrid 5/2, Bayern Munich 11/4 and Chelsea 9/2.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lional Messi both reached the landmark of 41 goals in La Liga and William Hill make Ronaldo the 4/5 favourite to end the season as the leading scorer in Spain, Messi is just behind at 10/11.

La Liga Top Goalscorer: 4/5 Cristiano Ronaldo; 10/11 Lionel Messi

Goal Line Technology to be introduced by the start of next season: 11/4 yes; 1/4 no

Ashley Young to be booked for simulation in the Premier League season 2011/12: 3/1

Ashley Young to be booked for simulation at Euro 2012: 10/3
*bets void if he does not make Euro 2012 squad

Midweek specials:

Highest scoring match: 11/10 Bayern Munich/Real Madrid; 5/4 Chelsea/Barcelona; 3/1 Tie

Highest scoring team: 6/5 Barcelona; 5/2 Real Madrid; 11/4 Bayern Munich; 9/2 Chelsea

Fastest scoring team: 2/1 Barcelona; 9/4 Bayern Munich; 9/4 Real Madrid; 3/1 Chelsea

Champions League outright 5/6 Barcelona; 5/2 Real Madrid; 5/1 Bayern Munich; 8/1 Chelsea

Name the finalists: 3/4 Barcelona/Real Madrid; 9/4 Barcelona/Bayern Munich; 6/1 Real Madrid/Chelsea; 11/1 Bayern Munich/Chelsea

Next permanent Chelsea manager: 2/1 Rafael Benitez; 11/4 Jose Mourinho; 11/4 Roberto Di Matteo; 7/1 Pep Guardiola; 8/1 Laurent Blanc; 14/1 Joachim Low; 14/1 David Moyes; 25/1 BAR

Next permanent England manager: 1/4 Harry Redknapp; 4/1 Roy Hodgson; 6/1 Stuart Pearce; 12/1 Jose Mourinho; 12/1 Pep Guardiola; 20/1 Arsene Weger; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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M: 07850 518 164

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Chelsea Latest…champions League Outright To Follow

Roberto Di Matteo has been cut from 8/1 to 5/1 third favourite to become the next Chelsea boss after his side’s valiant comeback against Napoli. Fernando Torres failed to find the net again (in the 90 minutes of the game) but William Hill make him 8/13 to finally break his 2012 duck, although he is 6/5 to fail to score during the next four games.

“Torres missed an open goal during extra time and his confidence will have plummeted even further,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Saying that, Leicester this weekend offer the perfect opportunity for him to get back on track.”

Chelsea are now three in three under Di Matteo and Hills offer 2/1 that they are undefeated in their next four games, although they are 5/6 for their first defeat to come at the hands of Manchester City.

When will Torres next score: 8/13 Leicester; 7/1 Manchester City; 9/1 Spurs; 10/1 Villa; 6/5 none of these four

When will Chelsea lose first under Di Matteo: 7/1 Leicester; 5/6 Manchester City; 13/2 Spurs; 8/1 Villa; 2/1 none of these four

Will Roberto Di Matteo be manager on the last day of the season: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no

Next Permanent Chelsea manager: 7/4 Mourinho; 4/1 Benitez; 5/1 Di Matteo; 6/1 Pep Guardiola; 9/1 Low; 9/1 Capello; 10/1 Moyes; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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M: 07850 518 164

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Di Matteo Backed To Be Full Time Boss After Chelsea Turn It Round

Torres odds on for 3 or fewer goals during rest of season….

ROBERTO DI MATTEO was 8/1 with William Hill to to be appointed Chelsea’s permanent manager prior to kick-off of their Champions League game against Napoli on Wednesday evening. After the game he was cut to 5/1 as punters clamoured to back him, and now he is down to 5/2 second favourite with Hills, a fraction behind 9/4 favourite Jose Mourinho. ‘One swallow doesn;t make a summer, and one Champions League victory doesn’t make a trophy, but Chelsea fans appear to believe Di Matteo may well be the man charged with bringing the good times back to the Bridge’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.Hills now make Chelsea 11/8 to manage a top 4 finish in the Premier League – and 25/1 to turn potential disaster into triumph by winning both the FA Cup and Champions League. However, they are also 2/7 to end the season empty-handed.
Hills HAVE OPENED A BOOK on how many goals Torres will score from now until the end of the season – and make 0-3 their 4/5 favourite. ‘Even fans of rival clubs seem to want to see Torres come out of his goal drought now, but everyone is speculating on whether he will score again this season’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill…..NEXT PERMANENT (ONE YEAR CONTRACT OR LONGER) CHELSEA MANAGER – 9/4 Mourinho; 5/2 RDM; 9/2 Benitez; 9/1 Capello;Low; 10/1 Guardiola. Others on request.

How many goals will Fernando Torres score for Chelsea between now and the end of the season? (includes Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League, possible 19 games):- 0-3 = 4/5…. 4-7 = 5/2….. 8+ = 5/2

When will Chelsea lose first under Di Matteo?: 7/1 Leicester; 5/6 Manchester City; 13/2 Spurs; 8/1 Villa; 2/1 none of these four

TO WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE…Evens Barca; 5/2 Real M; 6 Bayern; 8 Chelsea; 12 AC; 40 Benfica; 66 Marseille; 100 Appoel.

TO WIN FA CUP….5/2 Liverpool; Spurs; 11/4 Chelsea; 6 Everton; 9 Sunderland; 16 Stoke; 28 Bolton; 50 Leicester. Further information…..graham sharpe….07803233702twitter- @sharpeangle

When will Torres next score?: 8/13 Leicester; 7/1 Manchester City; 9/1 Spurs; 10/1 Villa; 6/5 none of these four

When will Chelsea lose first under Di Matteo?: 7/1 Leicester; 5/6 Manchester City; 13/2 Spurs; 8/1 Villa; 2/1 none of these four

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You Bet We Have Two Horse Title Race


MANCHESTER CITY are 4/6 to win the Premier League title, with Man U 11/10. Hills have opened a ‘Best of the Rest’ market and make Spurs 1/ 4 with Arsenal 5/1; Chelsea 7/1; Liverpool 50/1.’It seems highly unlikely that anyone else will now be able to gatecrash the Manchester title party’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

SPURS are 1/16 for a Top 4 finish with Hills who go 8/15 Arsenal; 13/8 Chelsea; 5 Liverpool; 12 Newcastle.

LATEST ‘NEXT PERMANENT CHELSEA BOSS’ ODDS….2/1 Benitez; 3/1 Mourinho; 4/1 Guardiola; 6/1 Di Matteo; 8/1 Capello. Others on request.

Top 4…13/8
7th or lower….11/2

William Hill…Relegation – 2/9 Wigan (3/1 stay up); 4/7 Wolves (5/4); 8/11 Bolton (Evens); 5/6 QPR (5/6); 5/6 Blackburn (5/6);

TO FINISH BOTTOM – 5/4 Wigan; 11/4 Wolves; 5 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn; 6 QPR.

TOP PREM SCORER WITHOUT RVP….4/6 Rooney; 9/4 Aguero; 6 Ba; 16 Dzeko.Others on request.

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Rafa Backed To Succeed A V B


RAFA BENITEZ has been backed from 3/1 to 5/4 favourite with William Hill to become the next permanent (one year contract or longer) Chelsea manager. Hills make Jose Mourinho 3/1 second favourite and also offer 6/1 Di Matteo; 7/1 Guardiola;8/1 Capello; 12 Moyes; 16 Poyet; Deschamps;Hiddink.’All the early cash has been for Benitez, with bets of up to £300 coming in for him – perhaps it was the many customers who backed AVB not to see out the season reinvesting their winnings’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Steve Kean7/2
No manager to leave4/1
Owen Coyle5/1
Roberto Martinez5/1
Alex McLeish6/1
Harry Redknapp16/1
Arsene Wenger20/1
Mark Hughes20/1
David Moyes20/1
Paul Lambert22/1
Kenny Dalglish25/1
Roy Hodgson28/1
Tony Pulis28/1
Martin Jol28/1
Brendan Rodgers33/1
Alan Pardew33/1
Roberto Mancini33/1
Martin O’Neill40/1
Sir Alex Ferguson100/1

ARSENE Wenger is now a 2/5 chance still to be in charge at the Emirates at the start of next season (7/4 to be gone) -but whether he will still have purple-patch striker Robin Van Persie to call on is in doubt and the Dutchman is 4/6 to be gone (11/10 still there) when the new campaign kicks off.

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