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
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End Of The Chelsea Pensioners…ash Dives To Splash Everton…pepe 6/1 To See Red

Much has been made of the fact that Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba, despite their impressive performances against Barcelona, could be on their way from Chelsea at the end of the season. William Hill are offering 11/4 (Lampard) and 11/10 (Drogba) that they have left by the time the 2012/13 Premier League season kicks off. Chelsea face Arsenal without Wednesday night’s talisman and Hills think that they could struggle with Robin van Persie 6/4 to outscore Fernando Torres.

“If Di Matteo gets the Chelsea job on a full time basis he may want to keep these seasoned pros for one more season but it is inevitable that all good things have to come to an end and the Blues may dispense of them to make way for younger players,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Ashley Young that he could earn himself a reputation if his theatrical antics continue but despite this William Hill are offering 10/1 that the Reds’ winger wins his side a penalty against Everton to make it three in three home matches.

One of the most important El Clasicos in recent years takes place on Saturday and William Hill are expecting a feisty affair, offering just 11/10 that there is a red card during the match. The main perpetrator of El Clasico shenanigans, Pepe, is 6/1 to see red during the game. Currently, Ronaldo and Messi are tied on 41 goals in La Liga but William Hill are offering 8/11 that the Real Madrid flyer bags more than his Barcelona counterpart between now and the end of the season (Even money that he does not).

Relegation trebles:
11/10 Wolves/Blackburn/QPR
13/8 Wolves/Bolton/Blackburn
3/1 Wolves/QPR/Bolton
7/1 Wolves/Wigan/Blackburn
11/1 Wolves/Wigan/QPR
12/1 Wolves/Wigan/Bolton
80/1 Wigan/QPR/Bolton
80/1 Wigan/QPR/Blackburn

3rd, 4th, 5th Tricasts:
Arsenal/Tottenham/Chelsea 3/1
Arsenal/Tottenham/Newcastle 5/1
Arsenal/Chelsea/Tottenham 9/2
Arsenal/Chelsea/Newcastle 14/1
Arsenal/Newcastle/Tottenham 8/1
Arsenal/Newcastle/Chelsea 22/1
Tottenham/Arsenal/Chelsea 5/1
Tottenham/Arsenal/Newcastle 10/1
Tottenham/Chelsea/Arsenal 12/1
Tottenham/Chelsea/Newcastle 50/1
Tottenham/Newcastle/Arsenal 20/1
Tottenham/Newcastle/Chelsea 33/1
Chelsea/Arsenal/Tottenham 33/1
Chelsea/Arsenal/Newcastle 66/1
Chelsea/Tottenham/Arsenal 50/1
Chelsea/Tottenham/Newcastle 100/1
Chelsea/Newcastle/Arsenal 100/1
Chelsea/Newcastle/Tottenham 100/1
Newcastle/Arsenal/Tottenham 33/1
Newcastle/Arsenal/Chelsea 40/1
Newcastle/Tottenham/Arsenal 50/1
Newcastle/Tottenham/Chelsea 100/1
Newcastle/Chelsea/Arsenal 66/1
Newcastle/Chelsea/Tottenham 100/1

To Be A Chelsea at the start of the 2012/13 Premier League season:

Frank Lampard: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
Didier Drogba: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

RVP vs Torres match bet: 6/4 Van Persie; 7/2 Torres; 1/1 Tie

Ashley Young to win a penalty vs Everton this weekend: 10/1

El Clasico Specials:

Anytime red card: 11/10

Pepe red card: 6/1

This weekend round of games:

None 7/2
One 2/1
Two 2/1
Three or more 7/2

Yes 4/1
No 1/7


Man Utd 9/1
Liverpool 9/1
Man City 9/1
Arsenal 11/1
Blackburn 11/1
Bolton 11/1
Fulham 11/1
Newcastle 11/1
Norwich 11/1
Tottenham 11/1
Aston Villa 14/1
QPR 16/1
Chelsea 16/1
Swansea 16/1
Wigan 16/1
Sunderland 20/1
Stoke 20/1
Wolves 25/1
West Brom 25/1
Everton 25/1
EW ¼ 1,2,3,4 Dead heat rules apply.


Man City 4/1
Man Utd 11/2
Liverpool 7/1
Newcastle 10/1
Arsenal 11/1
Blackburn 12/1
Fulham 12/1
Tottenham 12/1
Bolton 14/1
Norwich 16/1
Aston Villa 16/1
Swansea 20/1
QPR 25/1
Chelsea 25/1
Sunderland 25/1
Wigan 25/1
Everton 25/1
Wolves 33/1
Stoke 33/1
West Brom 33/1

EW ¼ 1,2,3,4 Dead heat rules apply.


Wolves v Man City 10/3
Blackburn v Norwich 11/2
Liverpool v West Brom 11/2
Man Utd v Everton 7/1
Arsenal v Chelsea 8/1
Bolton v Swansea 8/1
Fulham v Wigan 8/1
QPR v Tottenham 8/1
Newcastle v Stoke 9/1
Aston Villa v Sunderland 12/1

EW ¼ 1,2,3. Dead heat rules apply.

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

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Champions League 2/7 To Go Without Goal-line Technology…england/chelsea Manager Latest

With UEFA saying that they may not introduce goal-line technology in their competitions, even if it is given the green light by FIFA in June, William Hill are offering 2/7 that the 2014/15 Champions League kicks off without goal-line technology in place (5/2 they have it). Hills go 10/3 about it being implemented in the Premier League by the first day of the 2012/13 season (1/5 it is not).

Hills are offering 2/1 that goal-line technology is used during the World Cup in Brazil (4/11 that it is not).

First League to stage a League game with goal-line technology: 13/8 SPL; 11/4 EPL; 4/1 Bundesliga; 11/2 La Liga; 7/1 Ligue 1; 8/1 Serie A; 10/1 Eredivisie

Managerial Merry Go Round As England Look Set To Announce New Manager After Season

Liverpool, Everton, Chelsea and Tottenham are the four teams contesting the FA Cup semi finals but despite their relative successes in that competition, William Hill offer 6/4 that two of the four managers in charge (Redknapp, Di Matteo, Moyes, Dalglish) will have left their clubs by the start of next season. Harry Redknapp is one of those managers and he is 1/4 favourite to become the next England manager, with Roy Hodgson 4/1, Stuart Pearce 6/1 and Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola both 12/1. Hills are now offering odds on when the next permanent England boss has his first official press conference and go 8/15 that it is after the end of this season but before the start of the European Championships.

“England will be wary of disrupting any side’s season and so may well wait until after the season to make their announcement,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Hills have pushed out the odds of Roberto Di Matteo becoming the next permanent Chelsea manager from 11/4 to 10/3 despite his strong start in the hot seat. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Pep Guardiola 9/2. Chelsea are 1/6 to qualify for the Champions League semi finals and 8/1 to win the competition. They are 25/1 to win both the Champions League and the FA Cup (for which they are 9/4 to win).

How many FA Cup Semi Managers still in their jobs on the first day of next season: 6/1 none or one; 6/4 two; 11/10 three; 7/1 all four
*for purposes of bet Roberto Di Matteo is current Chelsea manager

When will Fabio Capello’s permanent replacement have their first official press conference as England manager:

2/1 before the end of Premier League season
8/15 between end of Premier League season and first England Euro match
20/1 during Euro 2012
11/2 after Euro 2012

FA Cup Winner: 9/4 Chelsea; 9/4 Liverpool; 9/4 Tottenham; 7/2 Everton

Next permanent Chelsea manager: 9/4 Jose Mourinho; 10/3 Roberto Di Matteo; 9/2 Pep Guardiola; 7/1 Laurent Blanc; 8/1 Joachim Low; 8/1 Rafael Benitez; 10/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Fabio Capello; 20/1 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 Wenger; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 Guus Hiddink; 33/1 Rafa Benitez; 40/1 Alan Pardew; 50/1 Gareth Southgate; 50/1 Sam Allardyce; 50/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 50/1 Mark Hughes; 50/1 Chris Hughton; 50/1 Alan Shearer; 50/1 Louis van Gaal; 50/1 Glenn Hoddle; 50/1 Nigel Adkins; 50/1 Steve Bruce; 50/1 Sven Goran Eriksson; 50/1 Tony Pulis; 50/1 Paul Lambert; 50/1 Terry Venables; 66/1 BAR

Chelsea stage of elimination (Champs League): 1/2 semi final; 7/2 quarter final; 6/1 runner up; 8/1 winner

FA Cup semi finals 90 minutes:
11/10 Liverpool; 21/10 Everton; 21/10 draw
6/4 Tottenham; 6/4 Chelsea; 21/10 draw

FA Cup semi finals to qualify:
4/7 Liverpool; 5/4 Everton
5/6 Tottenham; 5/6 Chelsea

To lift the FA Cup: 8/13 any London team; 6/5 any Merseyside team

25/1 Chelsea to win Champions League and FA Cup

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

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Crouch 6/4 For Goal Of Season As Pards 9/1 Boss Of Year


PETER CROUCH’S stunning strike against Manchester City is a 6/4 chance with William Hill to win Match of the Day’s Goal of the Season award. ‘We think it will take something special to stop Crouch lifting the Award, but there are plenty of games still to be played, and we’re also offering 1/ 2 that someone beats him’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.


ALAN PARDEW is 9/1 with William Hill to be voted LMA Manager of the Year this season. Hills make Brendan Rodgers 3/1 favourite and also offer 5/1 Fergie; 6/1 Lambert; 7/1 Moyes; 9/1 Mancini; Pardew; 12/1 Redknapp. Others on request. ‘Several managers have been outstanding so far this season and we could see one of the less feted bosses taking the honour’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Who will finish higher in the PL 2011/12? Liverpool 13/8Newcastle 4/9

T4 Finish – 1/12 Arsenal; 1/6 Spurs; 2/1 Chelsea; 16/1 Newcastle; 40/1 Liverpool.

Chelsea finished their draw against Spurs with both Torres and Drogba on the pitch. William Hill are offering 1/2 that Drogba scores more Premier League goals than Fernando Torres between now and the end of the season (6/4 vice versa). Drogba’s long term future at Chelsea is in doubt and he is 5/6 to be there on the first day of next season, the same price to have left by then. Despite his poor recent form, Hills offer 4/11 that Torres is still at Chelsea come the first day of next season -2/1 that he has left.

Robert Mancini is now 2/5 still to be in charge at Manchester City on the first day of next season, 7/4 not to. Another under pressure manager, following defeat by struggling Wigan is Kenny Dalglish – now down to 5/2 to suffer that fate.
Temporary boss, Di Matteo has only been defeated once since taking over at Chelsea and is 11/4 to become permanent. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Pep Guardiola at 7/2.

Chelsea are now 10/1 to overhaul 4/7 favourites, Arsenal, and 6/4 Spurs in the battle to be top London club, while they are 15/8 to make the top four.

Wigan’s shock win shook up the relegation odds. Wolves are 8/11 from Evens to finish bottom, and can be backed at 4/1 to survive. Wigan and QPR are both 1/ 4 to be relegated and 11/4 to survive with Bolton 11/8 and 8/15, Blackburn 9/4 and 1/ 3.

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

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City 6/4 For Title As Arsenal Odds On To Be Top London Club


William Hill have cut Manchester City from 13/8 to 6/4 to win the Premier League title for which Manchester United are 1/2 favourites.

4/9 Mancini to still be there 1st day next season:13/8 not to be

5/1 Title To be decided on goal difference

TOP LONDON CLUB….8/13 Arsenal; 6/4 Spurs; 8/1 Chelsea

Torres 3/1 ……Not to score in Prem this season ( must play some part in next Prem match or bets void )

Torres: To be at Chelsea at start of next season 8/15 Yes…….11/8 No

Tevez 5/6 to be at City 1st day next season… 5/6 not to be 1/10

Dalglish to be Liverpool boss day 1 next season:1/10 yes…..11/2 not to be

Di Matteo next permanent Chelsea boss? 5/2

Hills…Relegation 1/7 Wolves (4/1 STAY UP);’1/6 Wigan (7/2) ; 4/6 QPR (11/10) ;4/5 Bolton (10/11); 7/2 Blackburn

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

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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.

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

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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.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702
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Boss Bets


WITH FOUR high profile clubs still endeavouring to acquire new managers, William Hill think Aston Villa are probably closest to doing a deal – with Alex McLeish 1/6 favourite to get the job, with Mark Hughes 9/2 second favourite, ahead of 10/1 chance David Moyes and 20/1 shots, Messrs Coyle, Poyet and Rijkaard.
McLeish’s former club, Birmingham are 5/4 to appoint Chris Hughton with Hills who also offer 3/1 Di Matteo; 5/1 Davies; 7/1 Zola; 8/1 Cotterill; 9/1 Curbishley; 9/1 Shearer; 12/1 Jones.
Hills make Guus Hiddink 1/4 favourite to become the next Chelsea manager/coach and also offer 9/2 Mark Hughes; 7/1 Harry Redknapp; 8/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 20/1 Pep Guardiola.
Malky Mackay has become 3/10 favourite to get the Cardiff job with Hills who also offer 9/2 Hughton; 7/1 Robins; 8/1 Shearer (still attracting support despite his statement); 9/1 Di Matteo; 10 Hughes; 14 Davies; 16 McInnes.
‘These markets have seen hundreds of thousands of pounds being gambled with favourite after favourite dropping out of the running – long may the confusion continue as far as we are concerned’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

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Shearer Now Oz On For Cardiff + Managerial Moves


A GAMBLE on Alan Shearer to be the next Cardiff boss which began in Ireland has spread to Australia and could finish up in Wales AFTER William Hill slashed the former England skipper from 10/1 to 1/3 after he was heavily backed by Cork-based clients, then attracted bets of up to £600 in south west London, before an Australian-based client of Hills slapped 1000 Oz dollars on him.
‘This gamble has taken some odd geographical twists and turns but they all point to the same destination – Cardiff for Shearer!’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
William Hill – NEXT PERMANENT CARDIFF MANAGER…..1/3 Sheaer; 5/2 Mackay; 7/1 Robins; 10/1 Hughes; 11/1 Clark; 12/1 Davies; Holloway; 14 Hughton.

William Hill NEXT VILLA BOSS…4/6 McLeish; 5/2 Hughes; 4/1 Moyes; 20/1 Coyle; Poyet.

RUUD GULLIT, rumored to be on the verge of the sack at his current club is a 25/1 sot with Hills to become the next permanent Chelsea manager for which Hiddink is 4/11 fav with Hughes and Redknapp both 4/1; Villas-Boas 10/1.

William Hill– NEXT BIRMINGHAM MANAGER…2/1 Cotterill; Hughton; 7/2 Davies; 6/1 Zola; 15/2 Di Matteo; 10/1 Curbishley; Jones.

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Shear Relief As Big Al Cardiff Gamble Goes Astray


AFTER A hefty gamble encompassing a stream of bets from Ireland to Australia, bookmakers William Hill were relieved as Alan Shearer decided against taking the Cardiff job, having been backed down from 10/1 to 1/8 to be appointed.
‘It appears this was a very well informed gamble – with an ill informed outcome!’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe. ‘Shearer was backed off the boards as big money came in for him, starting in Cork, moving to south west London and finally becoming international as we saw a four figure Australian gamble – it looked like we’d been set up for a fall, but we are relieved to have dodged the financial bullet’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Shearer is now 10/1 with Hills to get the Birimingham job.

William Hill now make Malky Mackay 8/11 favourite to become the next Cardiff manager with Mark Robins 5/1; Chris Hughton 7/1 and Alan Shearer 8/1 -‘a precautionary price should one or other side change its mind!’ – 10/1 Billy Davies; 12/1 Ian Holloway.

Hills…NEXT VILLA BOSS…1/6 McLeish; 9/2 Hughes; 10/1 Moyes; 20 Coyle; Poyet; Rijkaard.

HILL… NEXT BIRMINGHAM BOSS….2/1 Hughton; Cotterill; 7/2 Davies; 4/1 Di Matteo; 6/1 Zola.10/1 Shearer.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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