One Trophy Down, You Bet Many More To Follow For City

After a thrilling Community Shield match, William Hill make winners, Manchester City, the 6/5 favourites to win the Premier League while Chelsea are 5/1 third favourites behind Manchester United at 5/2. Manchester City are also 2/5 to finish higher than Chelsea in the league this season (7/4 not to). Manchester City are100/1 to win te quadruple this season (Premier League, Capital One Cup, FA Cup & Champions League).

“City were favourites for the Community Shield and they duly delivered and at the same time, sent out a warning to their rivals that they are the team to beat,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “They are our favourites to win the League as well and our punters certainly seem to agree with us with most of the pre-season money on City to do the business.”

Manchester City now have bragging rights over their title rivals and Hills think the pressure is already on Di Matteo, offering 11/10 that he is no longer Chelsea manager on the final day of the season and 14/1 that Pep Guardiola is leading the Blues at the end of the season.

Premier League winner: 6/5 Manchester City; 5/2 Manchester City; 5/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Tottenham; 150/1 BAR

Manchester City Trophies: 6/5 no trophies; 7/1 EPL/CL; 8/1 EPL/Capital One Cup; 8/1 EPL/FA Cup; 14/1 FA Cup/CL; 16/1 Capital One Cup/CL; 16/1 FA Cup/Capital One Cup; 33/1 EPL/Capital One Cup/CL; 40/1 EPL/FA Cup/Capital One Cup; 80/1 FA Cup/Capital One Cup/CL; 100/1 EPL/FA Cup/Capital One Cup/CL

Who will finish higher in the Premier League: City/Chelsea – 2/5 City 7/4 Chelsea

Roberto Di Matteo to last the season? Yes – 4/6 No – 11/10

Pep Guardiola to be Chelsea manager to be in charge of Chelsea for the final game of the season – ***MUST BE ON BENCH FOR FINAL GAME*** – 14/1

Roberto Mancini to be in charge of City for the last game of the season? – Yes 1/9 no – 5/1

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Community Shield: Pressure On Di Matteo Already

Manchester City are the 4/6 favourites to lift the Community Shield on Sunday with William Hill also making the League Champions 2/5 to finish higher than Chelsea in the League this season. Roberto Di Matteo worked wonders towards the end of last season, however with a Pep Guardiola shaped shadow hanging over him, Hill’s offer 11/10 that he has left Stamford Bridge by the end of the season and the former Barca boss is 14/1 to be sat on the bench for Chelsea’s final game of the season.

“The Community Shield enables sides to get one over on their prospective title rivals but we think that if Chelsea lose this one, the pressure could be on Di Matteo already,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Formerly known as the Charity Shield, Hills offer 7/2 that there is no charity and that a red card is shown during the match.

Community Shield:

90 minutes: 5/4 Man City; 11/5 Chelsea; 23/10 Draw

To lift the trophy: 4/6 Man City; 11/10 Chelsea

First scorer: 5/1 Aguero; 11/2 Tevez; 11/2 Balotelli; 6/1 Torres; 6/1 Dzeko; 7/1 Hazard; 8/1 Sturridge; 8/1 Silva; 9/1 Nasri; 9/1 Lampard; 10/1 BAR

7/2 Red card to be shown during the match

Who will finish higher in the Premier League: City/Chelsea – 2/5 City 7/4 Chelsea

Roberto Di Matteo to last the season? Yes – 4/6 No – 11/10

Pep Guardiola to be Chelsea manager to be in charge of Chelsea for the final game of the season – ***MUST BE ON BENCH FOR FINAL GAME*** – 14/1

Roberto Mancini to be in charge of City for the last game of the season? – Yes 1/9 no – 5/1

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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William Hill Suspend Next Liverpool Manager After Brendan Backed To 1/20!

As of 4.25 pm today William Hill have suspended their next Liverpool manager betting after the market was deemed to no longer be viable. “Even at 1/20 punters were looking to back Brendan Rodgers, which suggests that an announcement is imminent!” said Hill’s spokesman Ru8pert Adams.

Liverpool Premiership Finishing Positions 2012-2013: 5/2 1st to 4th, 7/4 5th or 6th, 2/1 7th to 10th, 6/1 11th to 14th, 40/1 15th to 17th, 80/1 18th to 20th

Liverpool Trophies 2012- 13: 1/7 None, 4/1 One, 14/1 Two, 33/1 Three, 250/1 Four

William Hill Premiership 2012-13: 11/8 Man City, 5/2 Man Utd, 9/2 Chelsea, 6/1 Arsenal, 25/1 Tottenham, 33/1 Liverpool, 125/1 Newcastle, 250/1 Everton, 750/1 Fulham, 1000/1 Bar

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.

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Torres Odds-on To Fill Drogba’s Boots, Hulk 4/1 To Do So

Didier Drogba has announced his intention to leave Chelsea and William Hill are betting on who will start Chelsea’s first game of next season and make Fernando Torres 1/2 to fill the Drogba shaped hole on Chelsea’s front line. Other names thrown into the mix are Lukaku 11/4, Hulk 4/1, Falcao and Cavani both 6/1, Llornete at 12/1 and Lavezzi 14/1.

“Drogba has been the big-Drog at Chelsea for the last eight years and whoever fills the gap has very big boots to fill and although Torres has struggled since moving to Chelsea, the odds suggest that he will be taking up the reins,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

To start for Chelsea first game of 2012/2013 PL Season

No Yes
Fernando Llorente 1/50 12/1
Ezequiel Lavezzi 1/66 14/1
Edinson Cavani 1/12 6/1
Radamel Falcao 1/12 6/1
Hulk 1/7 4/1
Fernando Torres 6/4 1/2
Romelu Lukaku 1/4 11/4

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Pardew 20/1 To Retain Manager Of Year Title

WHO’LL FOLLOW IN PARDEW’S FOOTSTEPS AND BE LMA BOSS OF YEAR NEXT SEASON?

ROBERTO MANCINI is 7/2 favourite with William Hill to be voted LMA Manager of the Year next season, the honour won this season by Alan Pardew, who
is 20/1 to retain it. ‘Winning the title doesn’t necessarilly mean Manager of the Year follows – being popular with your fellow bosses seems to be an important factor alongside trophies’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

TO WIN LMA MANAGER OF SEASON 2012/13

Roberto Mancini7/2
Alex Ferguson5/1
Next Permanent Chelsea Manager9/1
Next Permanent Liverpool Manager10/1
Arsene Wenger12/1
Roberto Martinez14/1
Next Permanent Aston Villa Manager14/1
Harry Redknapp16/1
David Moyes16/1
Paul Lambert16/1
Mark Hughes16/1
Alan Pardew20/1
Martin O’Neill 20/1
Nigel Adkins20/1
Martin Jol25/1
Brendan Rodgers25/1
Brian McDermott25/1
Sam Allardyce25/1
Tony Pulis33/1
Ian Holloway33/1
Next Permanent WBA Manager40/1
Others on request……

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

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Drogba Backed To Stay At Chelsea But Who Else Is Sniffing Around?

Didier Drogba may be out of contract at Chelsea, but William Hill do not think that necessarily mean that the talismanic striker will be leaving Stamford Bridge, offering Even money that he starts next season at the Blues. Barcelona have reportedly targeted Drogba and have said they would be willing to offer a two year contract to the player and they are the 2/1 second favourites to take the Ivorian for the start of next season. Hills also offer 5/1 that he signs for Real Madrid and the same price that he goes to PSG. Another option could be for him to join his former teammate, Nicolas Anelka in China and he is 6/1 to sign for a side over there, while Manchester City are 12/1.

“Despite his advancing years, Drogba is still coveted by the top teams around the world and should Chelsea fail to offer him what he wants, there will be no lack of suitors for him this summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Odds:

Didier Drogba club at the start of next season: 1/1 Chelsea; 2/1 Barcelona; 5/1 Real Madrid; 5/1 PSG; 12/1 Manchester City

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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How Will Premier League Title Be Decided ?

HOW WILL PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE BE DECIDED?

ALTHOUGH MAN CITY ARE 1/9 favourites to win the Premier League title just how they will achieve that – or even whether they will – remains to be seen. William Hill have opened a book on how they or United will land the title – and make City 8/15 to win on goal difference, and 7/2 to win by two points. ‘City won’t really care how they win the title, but there are plenty of potential outcomes for punters to speculate on’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

**Man City win League by :
3 points……6/1
2 points……7/2
1 point……..50/1
Goal difference….8/15
Not win title5/1

** Man City By Goal Difference:
7 or under..5/2
8-9……….9/4
10-11…….7/1
12-13…….14/1
14 or more…..20/1

**Title not decided by GD- 6/4

**Man Utd win title by:
3 points…………16/1
2 points………….9/1
1 point……………40/1
Goal difference…80/1
Not win title1/9

**Man C are 1/9 favourites to lift the title, with Manchester United 5/1.

WHO’LL FINISH THIRD?….2/5 Arsenal; 7/4 Spurs; 33/1 Chelsea; Newcastle

TO FINISH IN TOP 4………1/16 Arsenal; 1/6 Spurs; 4/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Chelsea

WILL ANDY START EUROS?

Andy Carroll to start vs France – 4/1

WILL RVP STAY WITH GUNNERS?

RvP still at Arsenal on 1st day of next seasonYes – 2/5…No – 7/4

Further information……graham sharpe…..07803233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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Liverpool Versus Chelsea Rematch Odds

LIVERPOOL – CHELSEA REMATCH……

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.

Further information……graham sharpe…07803233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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You Bet Premier League Going Down To The Wire At Both Ends Of The Table

QPR secured a fantastic last minute win against Stoke, which moved them two points clear of Bolton with just one game to go. William Hill make the Rs 9/4 to go down with Bolton now favourites, along with 1/150 Blackburn, at 1/4 to be relegated. Hills are offering 10/1 that any side are relegated on Goal Difference.

Arsenal were let off the hook after drawing with Norwich on Saturday as both Newcastle and Tottenham failed to win and the Gunners are in pole position to finish in the top four at 1/16 with Spurs 1/6, Newcastle 4/1 and Chelsea 7/1.

“Another intriguing day in the Premier League has seen the battles at both ends of the table go down to the wire,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Odds:

Relegation outright: 1/150 Blackburn; 1/4 Bolton; 9/4 QPR; 33/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/200 Wigan; 1/3 QPR; 11/4 Bolton; 20/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/16 Arsenal; 1/6Tottenham; 4/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Chelsea

Any side to be relegated on goal difference 10/1

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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Tight At The Bottom: 5/2 For Goal Difference To Decide Relegation

Spurs and Chelsea both claimed vital wins in their bids to claim the final Champions League spot in the Premier League, while at the same time preventing Blackburn and QPR from getting wins that would see them inch closer to safety. William Hill now make Blackburn … to be relegated this season, while QPR are … QPR’s defeat by five goals means that they are only five ahead of Bolton on goal difference and Hills offer 5/2 that any side are relegated on goal difference alone.

“As tight as it is at the top, it is also just as tight for that final relegation spot,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It may well just go down to goal difference.”

Chelsea’s appearance in the Champions League Final means that fourth place may not necessarily earn a Champions League spot although Hills offer 6/4 that Tottenham grab fourth and play in the Champions League next season, while Arsenal are 11/2 to do so, Newcastle 7/1 and Chelsea 5/4.

To finish 4th place and play in next season’s champions league:

Arsenal 11/2
Chelsea 5/4
Tottenham 6/4
Newcastle 7/1

Premier League relegation: 1/66 Blackburn; 8/13 QPR; 5/4 Bolton; 16/1 Aston Villa; 20/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/100 Wigan; 1/150 Aston Villa; 4/7 Bolton; 6/5 QPR; 14/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/12 Arsenal; 8/11 Tottenham; 6/5 Chelsea; 9/2 Newcastle

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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