Silva Medal For David ?


William Hill make Man City’s David Silva 2/1 favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year Award. ‘When City are playing well it is usually because Silva is creating chaos in opposition defences’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe, ‘He has been consistently one of the best players on view in the Premier League so far this season and must be a leading contender for the honour’


David Silva 2/1
Robin van Persie 5/2
Gareth Bale 7/1
Yaya Toure 12/1
Demba Ba 16/1
Joe Hart 16/1
Vincent Kompany 16/1
Wayne Rooney 16/1
Luka Modric 20/1
Scott Parker 20/1
Sergio Aguero 20/1
Daniel Sturridge 40/1
Ashley Young 40/1
Rafael van der Vaart 40/1
Juan Mata 40/1
Clint Dempsey 50/1
Aaron Ramsey 50/1
Luis Suarez 50/1
Nani 50/1
Ashley Cole 66/1
Leighton Baines 66/1
Ramires 66/1
Aiyegbeni Yakubu 66/1

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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What Animal Next To Invade Pitch After Anfield Cat ?

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After the unexpected arrival of a feline interloper on to the pitch at Anfield provided one of the most exciting moments of the 0-0 draw between Liverpool ad Spurs on Monday night, William Hill have opened a book on which will be the next animal to bring a Premier League game to a halt – and make a Dog the 6/4 favourite. ‘Many hard tackling players have in the past been compared with animals, but it is rare for a real animal – other than club mascots- to invade the pitch. The Anfield Cat was definitely the most interesting aspect of a very mundane goalless draw so we are inviting to punters to speculate on the creature involved next time it happens’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Dog 6/4
Fox 5/2
Cat 5/1
Squirrel 7/1
Rabbit/Hare 8/1
Rat 12/1
Horse 25/1
Duck 33/1
Sheep 50/1
Deer 66/1
Mole 100/1
Snake 200/1
Crocodile 1000/1
Big cat (Lion/Tiger/Puma etc) 1000/1
Others on request. (Birds do not count).


William Hill offer 13/8 that Fernando Torres will score four or more goals between now and the end of the Premier League season, and also offer 3/1 that he scores three; 4/1 two; 5/1 one and 11/2 none at all.


DESPTE currently challenging for a Champions League place, Newcastle are odds on with William Hill to finish between 7th and 10th in the Premier League.

WHERE WILL NEWCASTLE FINISH?…….1ST – 500/1; 2nd-4th – 12/1; 5th – 5/1; 6th- 9/4; 7-10th – 8/13; bottom half – 9/2.



William Hill make Newcastle striker Demba Ba a 16/1 chance to win the PFA Player of the Year Award – for which Man City’s David Silva has been installed 2/1 favourite ahead of Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie at 5/2.

William Hill– PFA PLAYER OF YEAR: 2/1 David Silva, 5/1 Robin van Persie, 7/1 Gareth Bale, 12/1 Yaya Toure, 16/1 Demba Ba, 16/1 Joe Hart, 16/1 Vincent Kompany, 16/1 Wayne Rooney, 20/1 Luka Modric, 20/1 Scott Parker, 20/1 Sergio Aguero, 33/1 Sessegnon, , 40/1 Daniel Sturridge, 40/1 Ashley Young, 40/1 Rafael van der Vaart, 40/1 Juan Mata, 50/1 Clint Dempsey, 50/1 Aaron Ramsey, 50/1 Luis Suarez, 50/1 Nani, 66/1 Ashley Cole, 66/1 Leighton Baines, 66/1 Ramires, 66/1 Aiyegbeni Yakubu
1/5 the odds 1,2,3.Others on request.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702

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Wednesday Specials…relegation Battle, Wenger And Senegalese Hotshots

Three of the sides involved in the Premier League relegation battle are involved on Wednesday’s Premier League fixtures and William Hill are betting on how many points Bolton, Blackburn and QPR get between them. Hills offer 66/1 that all three sides win and 7/1 that all three lose. Hills also offer 2/7 that QPR are the highest placed out of the three Premier League teams following Wednesday’s fixtures.

Arsenal take on Bolton followed swiftly by a match against fellow strugglers Blackburn, who beat them earlier in the campaign, and two victories could see them back in the race for a top four place, Blackburn and William Hill offer 11/10 that they take maximum points from the two games. Two defeats, however and Arsene Wenger could be under intense pressure. Hills go 33/1 that they are beaten twice. Arsene Wenger is 11/10 to have left Arsenal by the first game of next season and 11/4 to be the boss of Real Madrid come the first game of next season.

“These two Arsenal matches could defining in more ways than one and two victories for the Gunners could have a massive impact at both ends of the table,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Hills make Robin van Persie 5/4 to outscore the rest of the Arsenal team against Bolton.

Newcastle’s two Senegalese strikers could be back from International duty to play against Blackburn and William Hill go 11/4 that Demba Ba scores more than new boy, Papiss Cisse in the match (10/3 vice versa and 4/7 for the tie).

William Hill Wednesday Specials:

Highest Scoring Match:

9/4 Bolton/Arsenal
3/1 Blackburn/Newcastle
10/3 Sunderland/Norwich
4/1 Fulham/West Brom
9/2 Aston Villa/QPR

Highest Scoring Team: 10/3 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 5/1 Fulham; 11/2 Aston Villa; 7/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Blackburn; 14/1 Bolton; 14/1 Norwich; 16/1 West Brom; 18/1 QPR

Fastest Scoring Team: 9/2 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 11/2 Fulham; 6/1 Aston Villa; 13/2 Newcastle; 13/2 Blackburn; 9/1 Bolton; 9/1 Norwich; 10/1 West Brom; 11/1 QPR

Who will be highest in the Premier League after 1st Feb Matches: 2/7 QPR; 7/2 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn

Total points combined (QPR, Bolton, Blackburn) 1st February: 66/1 nine; 14/1 seven; 8/1 six; 12/1 five; 3/1 four; 7/2 three; 6/1 two; 3/1 one; 7/1 none

Total goals for Robbie Keane while at Villa (currently two): 2/1 three or under; 5/4 four or five; 7/4 six goals or more

Robin van Persie vs Arsenal team season match bet: 5/4 Van Persie (currently on 19); 4/7 Arsenal team (currently on 20)
*bets void in the event of a tie

Who will score more goals vs Bolton: 5/4 Robin van Persie; 11/10 Arsenal (excluding RvP); 10/3 tie

Arsenal points vs Bolton & Blackburn: 11/10 six; 9/5 four; 16/5 three; 14/1 two; 12/1 one; 33/1 none

Arsene Wenger still at Arsenal on first day of next season: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

Real Madrid manager on the 1st day of the Spanish La Liga season 2012/13

Jose Mourinho 7/4
Arsene Wenger 11/4
Rafa Benitez 7/1
Joachim Low 7/1
Guus Hiddink 20/1
Juan Martinez 20/1
Fabio Capello 20/1
Sven Goran Erikkson 25/1

Papiss Cisse/Demba Ba Match Bet vs Blackburn: 11/4 Ba; 10/3 Papiss Cisse; 4/7 Tie

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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New Wales Boss And Africa Cup Of Nations


William Hill offer 10/1 that Chris Coleman will still be Wales manager in 2017, but offer Even money that he leaves the role in 2013. Wales are 7/1 to qualify for the World Cup with Hills and odds-on to be higher than their current FIFA ranking – 49 – when Coleman departs. ‘Welsh football is thriving at the moment, with Swansea establishing themselves in the Premier League and Cardiff battling for promotion to it, and Coleman’s appointment will bring with expectations of a bold bid to qualify for the next World Cup’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Will Wales FIFA ranking (currently 49) have improved when Chris Coleman leaves the Wales manager job?:
Yes 1/2
No 6/4

In what year will Chris Coleman leave the Wales managers job?:

2012 11/2
2013 EVS
2014 5/1
2015 3/1
2016 9/1
2017 or later 10/1

World Cup 2014 Qualifying group A:

Croatia 7/4
Serbia 2/1
Belgium 9/4
Scotland 16/1
Wales 20/1
Macedonia 66/1

Wales to qualify for World cup 2014: 7/1……..1/16 not to.

Who will finish higher in the World Cup 2014 Qualifying group A:

Scotland 8/11
Wales EVS

Wednesday 29th February 19.45
Wales 1/2
Draw 12/5
Costa Rica 5/1


You Bet Africa Cup Of Nations Will Be Massive Draw For English Fans

The Africa Cup Of Nations starts on Saturday and with a number of English based players taking part, William Hill are offering 9/4 that eleven or more goals in the tournament are scored by Premier League players. Two Premier League players in Didier Drogba and Demba Ba are the first and second favourites at 4/1 and 6/1 respectively to win the tournament’s Golden Boot and they also head Hill’s top Premier League scorer market at 7/4 and 7/2.

“The Africa Cup of Nations is always an exciting affair and with so many English based players involved is always a huge draw for fans of the British game,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “With the lack of some of the traditional big hitters of African football such as Egypt, Nigeria and Cameroon, the competition could be the most open for some time.”

Will a Premier League player be sent off during the tournament?: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Total ‘Premier League Goals’: 7/1 four or less; 11/4 five or six; 5/2 seven or eight; 10/3 nine or ten; 9/4 eleven or more

Highest scoring first round match:
3/1 Ivory Coast/Sudan
7/2 Ghana/Botswana
11/2 Mali/Guinea
6/1 Senegal/Zambia
7/1 Burkina Faso/Angola
7/1 Gabon/Niger
7/1 Morocco/Tunisia
10/1 Equatorial Guinea/Libya

Top Premier League Scorer At African Cup Of Nations: 7/4 Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast); 7/2 Demba Ba (Senegal); 5/1 Papiss Cisse (Senegal); 7/1 Salomon Kalou (Ivory Coast); 10/1 Gervinho (Ivory Coast); 12/1 Marouane Chamakh (Morocco); 16/1 Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast); 20/1 Adel Taarabt (Morocco); 33/1 Chieck Tiote (Ivory Coast); 50/1 Bertrand Traore (Burkina Faso); 50/1 Mohamed Diame (Senegal); 66/1 Kolo Toure (Ivory Coast); 100/1 Armand Traore (Senegal)

Outright winner: 6/4 Ivory Coast; 9/2 Ghana; 11/2 Senegal; 9/1 Tunisia; 9/1 Morocco; 14/1 Mali; 20/1 Gabon; 25/1 Burkina Faso; 25/1 Guinea; 33/1 Angola; 40/1 Libya; 40/1 Zambia; 66/1 Botswana; 66/1 Equatorial Guinea; 66/1 Niger; 100/1 Sudan

Top Goalscorer: 4/1 Didier Drogba; 6/1 Demba Ba; 7/1 Asamoah Gyan; 10/1 Pappis Cisse; 10/1 Maadou Niang; 12/1 Moussa Sow; 14/1 Salomon Kalou; 16/1 Gervinho; 20/1 BAR

Winning Nation/Top Goalscorer Doubles: 7/1 Ivory Coast & Didier Drogba; 14/1 Ghana & Asamoah Gyan; 16/1 Senegal & Demba Ba; 25/1 Ivory Coast & Gervinho; 33/1 Senegal & Mamadou Niang; 33/1 Senegal and Pappis Cisse; 33/1 Ivory Coast & Salomon Kalou; 40/1 BAR

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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Beckham’s U-turn And Carroll Back To Geordie Shores?

Following the news that both David Beckham and PSG have pulled the plug on his supposed move to Paris, William Hill are now offering 4/11 that his next competitive game is for the LA Galaxy and 4/1 that he signs for any other MLS side. Should he move to England, QPR are the favourites to sign him at 12/1 with Arsenal 16/1. A return to Spain looks the most unlikely outcome with Malaga the favourites of the Spanish sides to sign him up at 25/1.

Hills offer 1/3 that David Beckham starts the first match for Team GB at the Olympics.

“In a full U turn, it looks like Becks will now be staying in America and more than likely, turning out for the Galaxy once again,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andy Carroll has hardly set the world alight since his arrival at Liverpool from Newcastle and rumours are suggesting that he could well be returning to the North East. Hills make him 10/3 to return to Newcastle, whether permanently or on loan and Hills think that Darren Bent could well be on his way to Anfield, offering 9/2 that he signs for Liverpool in January.

David Beckham’s Next Competitive Game: 4/11 LA Galaxy; 4/1 Any other MLS team; 12/1 QPR; 16/1 Arsenal; 20/1 Fulham; 25/1 Anzhi; 25/1 Chelsea; 25/1 Malaga; 25/1 Man Utd…others on request

10/3 Andy Carroll to return to Newcastle in January 2012 (1/5 not to)

9/2 Darren Bent to sign for Liverpool in January 2012 (1/8 not to)

Wednesday’s Football

Manchester United are firm favourites to defeat Newcastle, despite losing to Blackburn and William Hill make them 8/11 to win in the North East. Newcastle are 4/1 and the game should signal the return of Wayne Rooney to the starting line up. William Hill offer 6/4 that his first action during the game is to score a goal while he is 4/1 to be booked and 40/1 to see a straight red first. Rooney is 15/8 to outscore Demba Ba during the game and 5/2 to outscore Javier Hernandez. The last time these two sides played, Manchester United conceded a highly controversial penalty and they are 11/2 to concede another.

“All eyes will be on Rooney as he returns to the pitch following his suspension and we think he could well find the back of the net,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Landon Donovan could return for Everton against Bolton and Hills make him 9/2 to open the scoring and 6/5 to score anytime. It is Even money for him to be subbed before doing anything else in the match, although he is 2/1 to score a goal before that.

What will Rooney do first vs Newcastle: 6/4 Score; 2/1 finish match; 11/4 subbed; 4/1 yellow card; 40/1 red card; 66/1 own goal

Rooney vs Ba (most goals): 15/8 Rooney; 10/3 Ba; 5/6 Tie

Rooney vs Hernandez (most goals): 5/2 Rooney; 11/4 Hernandez; 8/11 Tie

Manchester United to concede a penalty: 11/2

What will Landon Donovan do first vs Bolton: 1/1 Subbed; 2/1 Goal; 10/3 Finish match; 4/1 Yellow Card; 40/1 Red Card; 50/1 Own Goal

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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When Will City Lose At Home?


A win for Manchester City after a tough couple of games has seen William Hill cut their odds of winning the league to 8/13. Spurs sneaked a victory at home to West Brom and they are 10/1 third favourites to win the League. Sunderland continued their fine form under Martin O’Neill and Hills make them 6/4 to finish higher than Newcastle in the league.

Taking both Manchester sides out of the equation, Spurs are odds-on at 8/11 to win the league.

“Spurs played well against West Brom, but struggled to find the breakthrough,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “They are grinding out results like this though and they are showing that they have the resilience to push the Manchester sides all the way.”

City once again avoided defeat at home and have not lost at the Etihad since losing to Everton on 20th December 2010 and Hills make them odds on, at 10/11 to avoid defeat in their next five games, although they are 10/3 to lose to Spurs on the 22nd January.

Sergio Aguero Bagged himself a goal and edged closer to Robin van Persie in the race to win the golden boot. He is the 5/2 second favourite behind the Dutchman who is miles ahead at 5/4.

Wigan were thumped at home by Sunderland and they are 2/1 favourites to finish bottom of the Premier League and 4/9 favourites to get relegated at the end of the season.

Premier League Outright: 8/13 Manchester City; 7/4 Manchester United; 10/1 Tottanham; 50/1 Chelsea; 66/1 Arsenal; 100/1 Liverpool

Premier League without Manchester sides: 8/11 Tottenham; 11/4 Chelsea; 4/1Arsenal; 9/1 Liverpool; 150/1 Everton; 150/1 Newcastle

Premier League Relegation: 4/9 Wigan; 8/15 Bolton; 4/6 Balckburn; 7/4 Wolves; 9/4 QPR; 10/3 Swansea; 11/2 Norwich; 12/1 BAR

Premier League Finish Bottom: 2/1 Wigan; 9/4 Bolton; 3/1 Blackburn; 9/1 Wolves; 10/1 QPR; 14/1 Swansea; 20/1 BAR

Premier League Top Goalscorer: 5/4 Robin van Persie; 5/2 Sergio Aguero; 9/2 Wayne Rooney; 10/1 Demba Ba; 20/1 Yakubu; 20/1 Emmanuel Adebayor; 25/1 Mario Balotelli; 25/1 Dimitar Berbatov; 33/1 Edin Dzeko; 33/1 Daniel Sturridge; 50/1 BAR

When will Manchester City next lose at home in the Premier League: 10/3 Spurs (22nd Jan); 9/1 Fulham (4th Feb); 20/1 Blackburn (25th Feb); 16/1 Bolton (3rd March); 4/1 Chelsea (17th March); 10/11 Not to lose in any of their next five games

Newcastle Sunderland season match bet: 1/2 Newcastle; 6/4 Sunderland

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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You Bet Six Alex To Ring The Changes: Man City To Hit A Hundred? Liverpool Favourite To Bring Run To An End!

After the humiliating defeat to City last weekend, Hills have opened a book on how many of that United starting lineup will survive offering 5/2 that five or fewer will start against Everton. Hills are betting on which team will be the first to beat City, Liverpool are the 2/1 favourites but the light blues are just 7/4 to win their next six fixtures. City are 2/1 to score between 100 and 110 goals in the season with United 2/1 to produce between 90 & 99 goals.

“The odds suggest there has been a genuine changing of the guard, City are favourite to score more goals and to win the Premiership,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

Number Of Manchester United Starters vs City To Start Against Everton: 6/5 Eight or more, 6/5 Six or seven, 5/2 Five or less

Manchester City Premiership Season Goals: 5/2 89 or less, 11/8 90 & 99, 2/1 100-110, 5/1 111 or more

Manchester United Premiership Season Goals: 9/4 79 or less, 5/4 80-89, 2/1 90-99, 9/1 100 or more

Which Team Will Be First Team To Beat Manchester City In Premiership: 12/1 Wolves, 15/2 QPR, 8/1 Newcastle, 2/1 Liverpool, 25/1 Norwich, 7/2 Chelsea, 7/4 None Of The Above

Premiership Golden Boot: 2/1 Wayne Rooney, 9/4 Sergio Aguero, 11/2 Robin Van Persie, 11/2 Edin Dzeko, 16/1 Javier Hernandez, 16/1 Luis Suarez, 16/1 Mario Balotelli, 20/1 Fernando Torres, 25/1 Emmanuel Adebayor, 33/1 Darren Bent, 40/1 Rafael van der Vaart, 40/1 Daniel Sturridge, 40/1 Demba Ba, 50/1 Danny Wellbeck, 50/1 Gervinho, 66/1 Bar

Premiership Outright: 11/10 Man City, 15/8 Man Utd, 4/1 Chelsea, 40/1 Liverpool, 50/1 Arsenal, 50/1 Tottenham

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