Gb Second Favourites For Football For First Time…

Team GB secured victory against Uruguay and William Hill now make Stuart Pearce’s men 13/2 second favourites to win Olympic gold. GB now face South Korea in the quarter finals of the Olympic tournament and they are 1/2 to progress and Even money to do so in 90 minutes. The most likely outcome for GB will be a semi final exit at 11/8 with Hills, while a silver medal is 11/2.

“Team GB have far exceeded anyone’s expectations with their performances so far and it is hard to see them failing against South Korea,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Olympics men’s football gold medal: 4/7 Brazil; 13/2 GB; 8/1 Mexico; 10/1 Japan; 12/1 Senegal; 16/1 South Korea; 20/1 Egypt; 66/1 Honduras

GB stage of Elimination: 6/4 quarter final; 11/8 semi final; 11/2 runners up; 13/2 final

GB vs Uruguay 90 minutes: 1/1 GB; 11/5 South Korea; 11/5 Draw

To qualify: 1/2 GB; 6/4 South Korea

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
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7/2 Sturridge To Lead Gb Gold Charge!

Stuart Pearce has confirmed his Team GB squad for the Olympics on Monday without David Beckham. They are 6/1 to win with Brazil 15/8 favourites with World & double European champions Spain, a 9/4 chance.
Daniel Sturridge is the 7/2 co favourite with Welsh striker Craig Bellamy to top score for team Great Britain, with Scott Sinclair and Marvin Sordell 6/1 shots. Surprise call up Sordell is 13/8 to start the opening game on the 26th July against Senegal, Sturridge is 2/7, Bellamy 1/4.
Expectations for Team GB are relatively low, with an exit at the group stage or a semi final, both 2/1. A Quarter final exit is 21/10 and it is 7/1 that Team GB pick up a silver medal.

To Start Vs Senegal (26/7/12):
Marvin Sordell: 4/9 No, 13/8 Yes
Daniel Sturridge: 5/2 No, 2/7 Yes
Craig Bellamy: 11/4 No, 1/4 Yes

Top Team GB Men’s Goal Scorer: 7/2 D Sturridge, 7/2 C Bellamy, 6/1 S Sinclair, 6/1 M Sordell, 10/1 R Giggs, 12/1 A Ramsey, 14/1 T Cleverley, 16/1 D Rose, 20/1 J Allen, 25/1 M Richards, 25/1 C Dawson, 25/1 No Goal Scorer, 33/1 J Tomkins, 33/1 J Cork, 50/1 R Bertrand, 50/1 S Caulker, 66/1 N Taylor

Team GB stage of elimination: 2/1 Group Stage, 2/1 Semi Final, 21/10 Quarter Final, 6/1 Winner, 7/1 Runner Up

Olympics Mens Football: 15/8 Brazil, 9/4 Spain, 6/1 Great Britain, 6/1 Switzerland, 8/1 Uruguay, 12/1 BAR

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
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English Side In Champs League Last Eight…you Bet On Quarter Final Exit

Chelsea made it through to the last eight of the Champions League and William Hill make them 8/1 to win the competition. Barcelona are the 1/1 favourites with Real Madrid 5/2.

Hills think that the quarter final stage is the most likely exit point for Chelsea offering Even money that they go out at the next stage, 7/4 Semis and 11/2 runner up.

Chelsea stage of elimination: 1/1 Quarter Final; 7/4 Semi Final; 11/2 Runner Up; 8/1 Winner

Champions League outright: 1/1 Barcelona; 5/2 Real Madrid; 6/1 Bayern Munich; 8/1 Chelsea; 12/1 AC Milan; 40/1 Benfica; 66/1 Marseille; 100/1 APOEL

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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Punters Pick England To Beat Bulgaria

Despite the woeful World Cup and the current injury crisis bookmakers William Hill have been astounded by the overwhelming support for England with nine in ten William Hill shop punters backing the Three Lions for victory tomorrow.

The trend continues online where the favourite’s odds of 3/10 have not put punters off, with 95% of bets being fielded for England.

England are just 7/1 to win every Group game and 2/5 to win Group G. With qualification looking like an almost certainty, Hills have opened a book on what stage of Euro 2012 England will be eliminated. The team are 7/2 to get knocked out in the Group stages, 9-4 for a Quarter Final exit and the same price to get knocked out in the Semis

In the overall betting England are the 9/1 fourth favourite behind 7-2 favourites Spain.

“English fans are notoriously patriotic, but even we have been astounded by the level of support for Capello’s men who have not repaid the faith of late,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill England Euro 2012 Odds:

Outright: 3/10 England; 10/1 Bulgaria; 4/1 Draw

England First Goalscorer: 11/4 Wayne Rooney; 4/1 Jermaine Defoe; 4/1 Darren Bent; 4/1 Carlton Cole; 9/2 Steven Gerrard; 6/1 Theo Walcott; 15/2 Adam Johnson; 8/1 Ashley Young; 11/1 James Milner; 14/1 BAR

England To Keep A Clean Sheet: 8/13 Yes; 1/1 No

Group G Outright: 2/5 England; 5/1 Switzerland; 13/2 Bulgaria; 10/1 Montenegro; 20/1 Wales

England To Qualify: 1/12

How Many Goals Will England Score vs. Bulgaria: 11/2 None; 5/2 One; 9/4 Two; 10/3 Three; 4/1 Four Or More

Hat-Trick To Be Scored vs. Bulgaria: 6/1

William Hill….England points v Bulgaria (H) & Switzerland (A):

6…7/4
4…2/1
3…5/2
2….14/1
1…10/1
0…40/1

**Fabio Capello’s final game as England manager to be against Switzerland (H): 10/1

Little To Choose From In Scottish Match

There is little to choose from between Scotland and Lithuania with William Hill struggling to separate the two sides as they prepare to meet in Kaunas. Scotland are the narrow 8/5 favourites ahead of 7/4 Lithuania. The draw is just 11/5.

Kenny Miller and Kris Boyd are the 6/1 joint favourites to score first for Scotland, with Wolves’ Stephen Fletcher the 7/1 third favourite.

Scotland are the 12/1 third favourites to win Group I behind Spain at 1/8 and the Czech Republic 6/1. Hills make Scotland 7/2 to qualify and 1/6 not to.

Punters Not Keen On Wales

William Hill believe that Wales are facing an uphill battle in Montenegro. The hosts are the 10/11 red-hot favourites while Wales are 16/5 to gain victory. The draw is priced at 23/10.

Wales are 20/1 to win their group and are 9/1 to qualify for Euro 2012.

Euro 2012 Outright: 7/2 Spain; 5/1 Germany; 7/1 Holland; 9/1 England; 10/1 Italy; 12/1 France; 12/1 Portugal; 20/1 Russia; 20/1 Croatia; 25/1 Ukraine; 25/1 Serbia; 33/1 Turkey; 33/1 Poland; 40/1 Czech Republic; 40/1 Sweden; 50/1 Romania; 50/1 Greece; 50/1 Denmark; 66/1 Switzerland; 66/1 Republic of Ireland; 100/1 BAR

Further Information…Joe Crilly…0208 918 3746

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Ryan Kicks Butt…………….on

RYAN KICKS BUTT – ON…….. AND PUNTER WHO BET £24,000 ON JENSON
ONE William Hill punter lost over £24,500 and another £5000 in bets on odds on favourite Jenson Button who became the fourth consecutive beaten favourite, as Ryan Giggs, originally a 100/1 shot, won the BBC TV Sports Personality of the Year Award.
‘There was a massive gamble on Ryan Giggs winning which saw his odds slashed from 100/1 to 5/2 second favourite – and cost bookies a small fortune’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.’Fortunately for us, we took some hefty bets for Button – one of our clients from Gloucester staked £24,560 on him, and another had £5000, which helped to soften the blow of Ryan’s win’
ANDY MURRAY has already been backed from 6/1 to 4/1 clear favourite with Hills to win the Award in 2010. ‘If England even go close to winning the World Cup it will almost certainly be a footballer who wins the Award next year’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.’However, if they produce their usual quarter-final exit the Award will be wide open.’
William Hill…..2010 BBC TV SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD….4/1 Andy Murray; 6/1 Lewis Hamilton; 6/1 Wayne Rooney; 10/1 David Beckham; 10/1 Jenson Button; 12/1 David Haye; 12/1 John Terry; 14/1 Steven Gerrard; 20/1 Amir Khan; Jermain Defoe; Frank Lampard; 25/1 Theo Walcott; 25/1 Mark Cavendish; Rory McIlroy; Lee Westwood; 33/1 Michael Owen; 33/1 Bradley Wiggins; 50/1 Colin Montgomerie.
Further information…….graham sharpe….0208 918 3731

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