12/1 All Manchester Europa Final…22/1 To Nominate Winner

Manchester City take on Porto on Wednesday while Manchester United take on Ajax on Thursday and William Hill are offering 11/4 that they score seven or more goals between them over the two matches. Hills offer 12/1 that they meet each other in the Final and 22/1 to nominate a winner should the pair meet in the final.

“City and United will still undoubtedly be smarting about not being in the Champions League, but the incentive of facing each other in the final of the Europa League and will be desperate to outdo each other,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Highest Scoring Match on Wednesday:

1/1 Basel/Bayern Munich
6/5 Man City/Porto
10/3 Marseille/Inter

Mythical match bet: 13/8 Manchester City; 10/11 Manchester United; 10/3 Tie

Total goals between Utd & City: 40/1 None; 11/2 one or two; 7/4 three or four; 7/4 five or six; 11/4 seven or more
*Applies to the Weds & Thurs home Europa League games. **Goals scored by Manchester United and Manchester City are the only goals that count

Manchester City Stage of Elimination: 7/1 round of 32; 10/3 round of 16; 10/3 quarter final; 7/2 semi final; 9/2 runner up; 3/1 winner

Stoke City Stage of Elimination: 1/20 round of 32; 8/1 round of 16; 18/1 quarter finals; 40/1 semi finals; 50/1 runner up; 100/ winner

Manchester United stage of elimination: 16/1 round of 32; 5/2 round of 18; 11/4 quarter final; 10/3 semi final; 9/2 runner up; 4/1 winner

12/1 All Manchester Final

Any named Manchester side to defeat the other in the Europa League final:

22/1 Manchester City to beat Manchester United in the final
22/1 Manchester United to beat Manchester City in the final

Europa League Outright: 3/1 Manchester City; 4/1 Manchester United; 8/1 Valencia; 10/1 Atletico Madrid; 12/1 Schalke 04; 16/1 PSV Eindhoven; 20/1 Athletic Bilbao; 25/1 Olympiacos; 25/1 Metalist Kharkiv; 25/1 Udinese; 28/1 Sporting Lisbon; 28/1 Twente; 33/1 BAR

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

Clark Quickly Becomes Leeds Favourite…europa League Specials

Lee Clark was sacked by Huddersfield on Wednesday and William Hill have seen plenty of cash for him to become the new manager of Leeds. Just an hour after Huddersfield announced their decision, Clark became Hills 11/8 favourite for the Leeds job with Mick McCarthy 3/1 and Neil Warnock 9/2.

“There is no doubting that Lee Clark is a talented young manager and he swiftly became favourite for the Leeds job as soon as he was relieved of his duties at Huddersfield,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Whether he would jump back into management so soon though is another matter.”

Latest Leeds Boss: 11/8 Lee Clark; 3/1 Mick McCarthy; 9/2 Neil Warnock; 7/1 Steve Bruce; 11/1 Neil Redfearn; 12/1 Billy Davies; 14/1 Dan Petrescu; 14/1 Dave Jones; 20/1 BAR

Europa League

Far far away from the glitz and glamour of the Champions League, Manchester City and United will be kicking off their Europa League campaigns and William Hill think that they could do well in the competition making them 4/1 (City) and 13/2 (United) to win the tournament. Of the three English sides in the competition, Hills think that two of them will progress from this round, offering 5/6 about that happening. Hills go Even money that Manchester United outscore their noisy neighbours (City 7/4 and a tie 13/5).

Stoke could well struggle in their tie against Valencia and Hills offer 4/7 that they are eliminated in at the end of this round of fixtures.

Highest scoring Brit match:

13/10 Ajax/Manchester United
13/8 Porto/Manchester City
11/5 Stoke/Valencia
*Dead Heat rules apply **void if any of the three matches are postponed

Highest scoring team of the three: 4/5 Manchester United; 11/5 Manchester City; 11/4 Stoke City
*Dead Heat rules apply **void if any of the three matches are postponed

How many of the three sides will qualify: 14/1 none; 7/4 exactly one; 5/6 exactly two; 7/2 three

Manchester City stage of elimination: 7/4 round of 32; 4/1 round of 16; 9/2 quarter final; 11/2 semi final; 6/1 runner up; 4/1 winner

Manchester United stage of elimination: 5/2 round of 32; 3/1 round of 16; 3/1 quarter final; 7/2 semi final; 8/1 runner up; 13/2 winner

Stoke City stage of elimination: 4/7 round of 32; 4/1 round of 16; 5/1 quarter final; 11/1 semi final; 20/1 runner up; 33/1 winner

Manchester mythical goals match bet: 1/1 Manchester United; 7/4 Manchester City; 13/5 tie

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

Europa League: You Bet Brits Could Be Major Players This Year

The Europa League group stages kick off on Thursday evening and William Hill make Tottenham the 5/4 favourites to be the British side to progress the furthest with Fulham 11/4. Spurs are the current 10/1 second favourites behind Paris St Germain to lift the trophy, although Hills are offering 2/1 that the winner comes from the Champions League. It would appear that Birmingham and Celtic have the toughest tasks of the British sides with them both being made odds on to fail to get through the group stages, both offered at 4/7 to exit at the first.

“Despite being a lesser competition than the Champions League, the odds suggest that if some of the British teams play their strongest sides then they could well be major players this year,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Birmingham stage of Elimination: 4/7 Group Stage; 11/4 round of 32; 8/1 round of 16; 12/1 Quarter Final; 16/1 Semi Final; 40/1 Runner Up; 100/1 Winner

Fulham stage of Elimination: 5/2 Group Stage; 13/8 round of 32; 10/3 round of 16; 8/1 Quarter Final; 10/1 Semi Final; 14/1 Runner Up; 33/1 Winner

Stoke City stage of Elimination: 6/5 Group stage; 15/8 round of 32; 7/2 round of 16; 8/1 Quarter Final; 16/1 Semi Final; 25/1 Runner Up; 40/1 Winner

Tottenham stage of Elimination: 11/2 Group stage; 5/2 round of 32; 5/2 round of 16; 10/3 Quarter Final; 6/1 Semi Final; 8/1 Runner Up; 10/1 Winner

Celtic stage of Elimination: 4/7 Group Stage; 12/5 round of 32; 13/2 round of 16; 40/1 Semi Final; 33/1 Runner Up; 66/1 Winner

British side to furthest in Europa League: 5/4 Tottenham; 11/4 Fulham; 10/3 Stoke; 7/1 Celtic; 8/1 Birmingham

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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

Stoke 5/4 For Euro Exit At The First…tevez 8/13 To Leave Before Next Season

Manchester City are 2/5 with William Hill to win this year’s FA Cup and are 5/6 to win during 90 minutes. Whatever the result, however, Stoke have qualified for the Europa League, however, victory in the tournament does not appear likely, with the Potters offered at 80/1. A more likely outcome is an exit in the qualifying stages, offered at 5/4. Stoke’s manager Tony Pulis is 4/1 to be named LMA manager of the year. Manchester City, on the other hand, have qualified for the Champions League and Hills are betting on who Mancini will reinforce his squad with first in the summer, making Gary Cahill the 6/1 favourite, followed by Leighton Baines at 8/1. Carlos Tevez had a set-to with Mancini during the Tottenham game and Hills now make him odds on, at 8/13 to have left City by the first game of next season.

“With both sides competing for their first major trophy since the seventies, City appear to have the upper hand,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “But it could be argued that with European football secured for next season, the hard work begins in earnest after the FA Cup Final.”

William Hill FA Cup Final:

90 Minutes: 5/6 Man City; 10/3 Stoke; 21/10 Draw

FA Cup Outright: 2/5 Manchester City; 2/1 Stoke

Manchester City First Match Goalscorer: 5/1 Carlos Tevez; 11/2 Mario Balotelli; 6/1 Edin Dzeko; 15/2 Jo; 9/1 David Silva; 10/1 Yaya Toure; 12/1 Adam Johnson; 14/1 BAR

Stoke City First Match Goalscorer: 9/1 Kenwyne Jones; 10/1 Jon Walters; 10/1 John Carew; 14/1 Matthew Etherington; 16/1 BAR

Carlos Tevez to finish game*: 5/4 Yes; 4/7 No
*must start for bets to stand

Mancini to be at Manchester City first day of next season: 1/2 Yes; 6/4 No

Tony Pulis to be named as 2010/11 LMA manager of the year: 4/1

Tevez to still be at Manchester City on first day of next season: 6/5 Yes; 8/13 No

Man City to finish 3rd in Premier League: 3/1

Stoke City Stage of elimination 11/12 Europa League: 5/4 Qualifying/Playoff Stage; 7/4 Group Stage; 5/1 Round of 32; 8/1 Round of 16; 16/1 Quarter Final; 20/1 Semi Final; 50/1 Runners Up; 80/1 Winners

Stoke to score within 20 seconds of a Rory Delap throw in: 7/2

Manchester City’s first signing of the Summer transfer window: 6/1 Gary Cahill; 8/1 Leighton Baines; 9/1 Wesley Sneijder; 9/1 Jose Enrique; 9/1 Clarence Seedorf; 10/1 Kaka; 10/1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic; 10/1 Alexis Sanchez; 10/1 Edison Cavani; 12/1 Phil Jagielka; 14/1 Javier Pastore; 16/1 Sergio Aguero; 16/1 Fernando Gago; 20/1 Neymar; 33/1 Andres Iniesta; 50/1 Wayne Rooney

Further Information…Joe Crilly…0208 918 3746 / 07850 518 164

City 14/1 For Next Season’s Champions League…but 2/1 To Go Out In Group Stage

Manchester City sneaked past Tottenham to secure Champions League football at Eastlands. William Hill are offering 14/1 that City go on to win next season’s Champions League although the odds suggest that they are more likely to be knocked out at the Group Stage stage, offered at 2/1. Roberto Mancini is 4/9 to still be in charge of City come the first game of next season.

“After the investment that has been put into City, they have reached Europe’s top table, but after tonight’s showing, they will need even more over the summer if they have any aspirations of reaching the latter stages of the Champions League,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Liverpool are now 1/6 to finish fifth in the Premier League, with Spurs 7/2.

William Hill Football Odds:

Finish Fifth In Prem: 1/6 Liverpool; 7/2 Spurs

Manchester City Stage of Elimination in Champions League 2011/12: 3/1 Qualifying; 2/1 Group Stage; 7/2 Last 16; 9/2 Quarters; 6/1 Semis; 11/1 Runner Up; 14/1 Winner

Mancini to stillbe at City come first day of next season: 4/9 Yes; 13/8 No

Further Information…Joe Crilly…07850 518 164