Will Spurs Exodus Begin As Chelsea Hope To Keep Hold Of Stars

Following Chelsea’s fantastic victory against Bayern Munich in the Champions League Final, William Hill have cut the odds of Roberto Di Matteo bagging the Chelsea job on a permanent basis from 4/7 to 1/2. Fabio Capello who was as short as 2/1 on Friday is now 5/2 second favourite. Tottenham, who missed out on Champions League football on the back of Chelsea’s victory, are 10/1 to lose their manager to Chelsea.

With Spurs missing out on Champions League football next season, Hills are now looking at some of the big names at White Hart Lane and whether they will stay or go. Gareth Bale is coveted in both Spain and Italy is 5/6 to have left Spurs by the start of next season (5/6 to still be there). Luka Modric has no lack of suitors although he is 8/13 to still be at Spurs with Rafael van der Vaart 1/3 to stay.

“Despite Spurs missing out on Champions League football in the cruellest of fashions it looks as though they will hold on to the majority of their stars,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

John Terry lifted the Champions League trophy, despite being suspended and amidst much criticism, but Hills think that he will be backed to the hilt by his club, offering 1/8 he is still at Chelsea. His Chelsea teammate, Didier Drogba, had a fantastic night and he is 8/11 to stay at Chelsea and be there at the start of next season.

Andre Villas Boas is the new favourite at 6/4 to be named as the next permanent Liverpool manager, with Roberto Martinez 2/1, Rafael Benitez 6/1 and Harry Redknapp at 7/1.

Next permanent Chelsea manager: 1/2 Roberto Di Matteo; 5/2 Fabio Capello; 8/1 Pep Guardiola; 8/1 Jose Mourinho; 10/1 Harry Redknapp; 14/1 Laurent Blanc; 14/1 Rafael Benitez; 16/1 Joachim Low; 20/1 BAR

To be a Spurs player next season:

Modric: 8/13 yes; 6/5 no
Bale: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no
Van Der Vaart: 1/3 yes; 9/4 no

John Terry to be at Chelsea next season: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no

Didier Drogba to be at Chelsea at the start of next season: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no

Chelsea and Spurs to qualify for the Champions League next season: 9/4

Premier League 2012/13 match bet: 2/5 Chelsea; 7/4 Spurs

Next permanent Liverpool manager: 6/4 Andre Villas Boas; 2/1 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafael Benitez; 7/1 Harry Redknapp; 7/1 Brendan Rodgers; 10/1 Didier Deschamps; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Fabio Capello; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Terry And Ferdinand On Shakey Ground ?

WILL FERDINAND AND TERRY SHAKE HANDS?

William Hill offer odds of 1/ 2 that Anton Ferdinand and John Terry will NOT shake hands during the pre-match ceremony prior to the Chelsea- QPR Premier League game on Sunday. It is 6/4 that they WILL shake hands.

TERRY TO LIFT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE?

WILIAM HILL offer 20/1 that John Terry will be the first player to lift the Champions League trophy aloft if they win the Final. (Bets void if Chelsea don’t win).

CHELSEA 2/1 TO LOSE BOTH FINALS

WITH TWO major trophies to aim at, William Hill offer 2/1 that Chelsea fail to win either the Champions League and FA Cup; 8/11 that they win just ONE of the two, and 7/2 that they win both.
Hills also offer 8/15 that Chelsea WILL play in the Champions League next season, 11/8 that they will not.

MAC THE KNIFED? ONE ECK OF A GAMBLE

William Hill have cut their odds about Alex McLeish ceasing to be Villa boss by day one of next season from 9/2 to 9/4. He is 1/3 still to be in charge. Villa are 6/1 to go down.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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Frank Favourite Ahead Of Terry To Lift Cl Trophy

After the news that John Terry WILL be allowed to lift the Champions League trophy should Chelsea win, William Hill have reformed their market that initially had the club captain at 20/1 to be the first player to lift the cup. John Terry is now 11/8 second favourite to lift the trophy should Chelsea win, with Frank Lampard 4/5.

“John Terry is Mr Chelsea and there will be clamour amongst those who support the club for their club captain to lift the trophy,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Who will lift the Champions League trophy first: 4/5 Frank Lampard; 11/8 John Terry; 9/1 Didier Drogba; 9/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 14/1 Ashley Cole; 20/1 Petr Cech; 40/1 Fernando Torres…others on request
* Bets void if Chelsea do not win trophy ** Dead heat rules apply if two or more players lift trophy at same time

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

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lncredible! Hulk 4/1 To Join Chelsea

lncredible! Hulk 4/1 to join Chelsea as:

VILLAS BOAS 9/4 STILL TO BE CHELSEA BOSS IN 2015
William Hill offer 9/4 that Villas Boas will be so successful at Chelsea that he will still be boss in 2015, but 25/1 that he’ll be gone before the end of this year – and they are 10/3 that he will be the man finally to bring the Champions League trophy to Stamford Bridge. Hills are also betting on who the new man may bring to the club and offer 4/1 that Hulk will arrive, with Falcao a 7/4 chance.
‘The fascinating thing about this appointment is that it has the potential to be an absolute disaster or a complete triumph!’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills…..When Will AVB leave Chelsea?
2011…..25/1
2012…..4/1
2013…..5/2
2014…..2/1
2015…..+9/4

Hills…. Number of Chelsea Trophies?
0…..8/11
1……5/4
2…..13/2
3……33/1
4…….400/1

(FA Cup/Carling Cup/Premier League/Champions League/Europa League)
Where Will Chelsea Finish?
Winner….9/4
2nd-4th….8/13
5th – 10th….7/1
Bottom half….12/1

AVB to win CL with Chelsea: Yes – 10/3 No – 1/5

Hills…. At Chelsea after summer transfer window?YesNo
Didier Drogba…..8/11yes….EVS no
Nicolas Anelka 6/5 yes 8/13no
David Luiz 1/20yes 8/1 no
Fernando Torres 1/33.yes…..10/1no
Michael Essien…….2/7yes…….5/2no

To sign for Chelsea before the end of the summer transfer window:
Modric 11/10 Yes 4/6 No
Neymar 5/2 yes 2/7 No
Hulk 4/1 yes 1/7 No
Falcao 7/4 Yes 2/5 No
Eto’o 2/1 yes 4/11 No
Lukaku 4/6 yes 11/10 no
Moutinho 2/1 Yes 4/11 No

GB OLYMPIC TEAM SPECIALS…..

PUNTERS BACK PEARCE TO GET GB BOSS ROLE
DESPITE the disappointment of England U21s, Stuart Pearce has been the subject of backing to become the GB Olympic team boss for 2012 with William Hill slashing his odds from 6/1 to 5/2 clear favourite. ‘It is early days as yet but 80% of the bets we’ve taken so far on this market have been for Pearce to get the gig – with the majority of those being placed in Kent and from Kent clients’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

TO BE GB OLYMPIC FOOTBALL TEAM BOSS….5/2 Pearce; 5/1 Southgate; 7/1 O’Neill; 8/1 Noel Blake; 9/1 Brian Flynn; 10/1 Billy Stark;Steve Beaglehole; 11/1 Mark Hughes; 20/1 Sir Alex Ferguson; David Beckham. Others on request.

Hills How many English starters in first GB Olympic match?
under 6….2/1
6-7………2/1
8 or more….6/5
Welsh player to start 1st match?
Yes1/4
No11/4
Scottish player to start 1st match?
Yes8/13
No6/5
N Irish player to start 1st match?
Yes5/6
No5/6
David Beckham to start 1st match?
Yes4/9
No13/8

Further information……..graham sharpe……0780 3233702

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United 9/4 To Win Prem League And Champions League Double

United now 9/4 for the Prem-Champions League double:
FERGIE 8/1 TO QUIT STRAIGHT AFTER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL!

WITH MANCHESTER UNITED now within touching distance of a Premier-Champions League double, William Hill are not only quoting 9/4 that they complete that double, but also offer 8/1 that Sir Alex Ferguson quits as manager within 24 hours of the final whistle. ‘If Fergie could land such a memorable double at Wembley Stadium he may just decide that that would be a great note to bow out on’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills…Who will lift Champions League trophy?…….Barcelona 4/9, Man Utd 13/8
90m Match Prices – Barcelona 10/11, Draw 11/5, Man Utd 5/2
**Messi v Rooney who will score more – Messi 11/8, Tie Evs, Rooney 4/1 (void unless both start, extra time counts but not penalty shoot outs)
**Van der Saar to be official UEFA man of the match (his final game) 10/1
**Final to go to Extra Time 11/5
**Final to go to Penalties 5/1
**Man Utd to win on penalties 10/1
**Barcelona to win on penalties 10/1
**Alex Ferguson to announce retirement as Man Utd manager within 24 hours of the final 8/1
**11/2 Manuel Neuer to start United’s first Prem game of next season in goal.

Further information…….graham sharpe…….0780 3233702

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Jose Odds On For Real Next

BARCA FAVOURITES FOR NEXT SEASON’S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AS MOURINHO ODDS ON FOR REAL

William Hill are offering 1/3 that Jose Mourinho will join Real Madrid as his next club after he made life difficult for bookies as Inter lifted the Champions League trophy. ‘That was a popular result for punters who have hit us for six – a six figure loss on the game’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills have installed Barcelona as 3/1 favourites to win the Champions League next season.
JOSE MOURINHO has been backed from 4/5 to 1/3 to become Real Madrid manager when he leaves Inter Milan with William Hill who also offer 7/2 that his next club will be Manchester City; 8/1 Liverpool; 8/1 Manchester United; 20/1 Arsenal; 20/1 Barcelona; 20/1 Chelsea. ‘Mourinho will have his pick of clubs when he leaves Inter and the likelihood is that his preference will be for Real Madrid’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
William Hill 2010/11 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Barcelona3/1
Chelsea11/2
Real Madrid11/2
Man Utd7/1
Inter Milan9/1
Arsenal12/1
Bayern Munich14/1
Tottenham25/1
AC Milan25/1
Roma25/1
Sevilla33/1
Marseille33/1
Benfica33/1
Valencia40/1
Lyon40/1
Sampdoria50/1
Schalke66/1
Werder Bremen66/1
Ajax66/1
Lille80/1
Shakhtar Donetsk80/1
Rubin Kazan100/1
Zenit St Petersburg100/1
Spartak Moscow100/1
Fenerbahce100/1
FC Twente150/1
Panathinaikos150/1
Rangers150/1
Celtic150/1
Anderlecht250/1
Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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