Premier League Is Back And Punters Cannot Wait!!!!!

Manchester City are the best backed side to win the Premier League with William Hill and the current Champions are 6/5 with Manchester United attracting only slight interest despite their large investment over the summer. The biggest bet that Hills have taken on the Premier League is for Liverpool, where a shop punter placed £22,000 e/w on the Reds lifting the trophy at 25/1.

“Despite the fact that we’ve had a busy sporting summer, turnover on our antepost football markets has increased quite markedly,” said Hill’ spokesman Joe Crilly. “We were offering top price on every single side to win the Premier League which proved incredibly popular and also shows that despite the glitz and glamour of the Euros and the Olympics, the Premier League remains the number one sporting event in the UK.”

After last season’s nail biting finale to the season, William Hill are offering 100/1 that the destination of the Premier League trophy is decided in added time of the final match of the season. Hills also have a number of other specials including 16/1 for any goalkeeper to score a goal this season, while 3/1 is available for all three promoted sides to stay up.

Nigel Adkins is the 7/2 favourite to lose the managerial sack race at 7/2, backed in pre-season from 20/1.

Premier League outright: 5/4 Manchester City; 9/4 Manchester United; 5/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Tottenham; 150/1BAR

Top promoted club: 11/8 Saints; 6/4 West Ham; 9/4 Reading

Relegation: 1/1 Reading; 5/4 Norwich; 11/8 Southampton; 13/8 Wigan; 15/8 Swansea; 9/4 West Ham; 7/2 QPR; 7/2 West Brom; 6/1 BAR

Top four finish: 1/66 Manchester City; 1/33 Manchester United; 3/10 Chelsea; 8/15 Arsenal; 7/4 Spurs; 15/8 Liverpool; 14/1 Newcastle; 20/1 Everton; 50/1 BAR

Top scorer: 7/1 Robin van Persie; 7/1 Sergio Aguero; 8/1 Fernando Torres; 8/1 Wayne Rooney; 16/1 Carlos Tevez; 16/1 Luis Suarez; 20/1 Danny Welbeck; 20/1 Darren Bent; 20/1 Javier Hernandez; 20/1 Lukas Podolski; 20/1 Mario Balotelli; 20/1 Nikica Jelavic; 20/1 Papiss Cisse; 25/1 Andy Carroll; 25/1 Emmanuel Adebayor; 25/1 Olivier Giroud; 33/1 BAR

Manager sack race: 7/2 Nigel Adkins; 6/1 Michael Laudrup; 7/1 Sam Allardyce; 8/1 Steve Clarke; 10/1 Brendan Rodgers; 10/1 Chris Hughton; 10/1 Tony Pulis; 12/1 Mark Hughes; 12/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 12/1 Roberto Martinez; 14/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Brian McDermott; 16/1 Paul Lambert; 16/1 Roberto Mancini; 20/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 25/1 Alan Pardew; 25/1 Arsene Wenger; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 David Moyes; 100/1 no manager to leave; 100/1 Sir Alex Ferguson

Premier League season specials:
1/4 Any opposition side to win a penalty at Old Trafford
2/1 An Englishman to be top EPL goalscorer
3/1 Three promoted teams to stay up
10/3 Any player to score 30 or more Premier League goals in the 2012/13 season
16/1 Any goalkeeper to score during the season
20/1 Any player to score 6 or more goals in a single EPL match
20/1 Any team to score 10 or more goals in a single EPL match

Premier League Match Odds:
18 Aug 4/9 Arsenal; 7/1 Sunderland; 3/1 Draw
18 Aug 17/20 Fulham; 7/2 Norwich; 23/10 Draw
18 Aug 1/1 QPR; 14/5 Swansea; 23/10 Draw
18 Aug 7/5 Reading; 19/10 Stoke; 23/10 Draw,
18 Aug 14/5 West Brom; 1/1 Liverpool; 23/10 Draw
18 Aug 13/10 West Ham; 11/5 Aston Villa; 11/5 Draw
18 Aug 17/10 Newcastle; 9/5 Tottenham; 2/1 Draw
19 Aug 9/2 Wigan; 4/6 Chelsea; 13/5 Draw
19 Aug 1/5 Manchester City; 14/1 Southampton; 5/1 Draw
20 Aug 10/3 Everton; 10/11 Manchester United; 23/10 Draw

Premier League weekend specials:

Highest scoring match:
11/4 Man City vs Southampton
5/1 Arsenal vs Sunderland
7/1 Newcastle vs Tottenham
7/1 Wigan vs Chelsea
15/2 Fulham vs Norwich
8/1 Everton vs Manchester United
9/1 West Brom vs Liverpool
9/1 West Ham vs Aston Villa
10/1 QPR vs Swansea
12/1 Reading vs Stoke

Highest scoring team: 2/1 Manchester City; 9/2 Arsenal; 5/1 Chelsea; 8/1 Fulham; 10/1 Manchester United; 12/1 Liverpool; 14/1 QPR; 16/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Newcastle; 20/1 Reading; 20/1 West Ham; 33/1 Aston Villa; 33/1 Everton; 33/1 Stoke; 50/1 West Brom; 66/1 Norwich; 66/1 Sunderland; 66/1 Swansea; 66/1 Wigan; 100/1 Southampton

Fastest scoring team: 8/1 Manchester City; 10/1 Arsenal; 10/1 Chelsea; 11/1 Fulham; 11/1 Manchester United; 12/1 Liverpool; 12/1 QPR; 12/1 Tottenham; 14/1 Aston Villa; 14/1 Newcastle; 14/1 Reading; 14/1 Stoke; 14/1 West Ham; 16/1 Everton; 16/1 Norwich; 16/1 Swansea; 20/1 Sunderland; 20/1 West Brom; 25/1 Wigan; 33/1 Southampton

Total Red Cards: 2/1 one; 2/1 two; 7/2 none; 4/1 three; 5/1 four or more

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Gb Girls Show Samba Stars How It’s Done

Hope Powell’s GB women pulled off a magnificent 1-0 victory against Brazil ensuring a quarter final with Canada on Friday. USA are 5/4 favourites for gold but GB are only just behind them at 7/2 with William Hill having been as long as 20/1 at the start of the tournament. Brazil and Japan are 11/2.

GB have now won all three games and go into the last eight with a real chance of glory. Canada sneaked into the one of the best third place qualification spots and are 13/5 to cause an upset against the hosts. GB are 4/5 for the win. Brazil are 5/4 to beat world champions Japan who are 7/4 in what, on paper looks the tie of the round.

“The record attendance for a GB women’s football match was broken at Wembley last night and the longer these girls go on the more support they will receive. Hope Powell has them well drilled and they are now well in with a chance for a medal spot at least,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young.

Women’s Olympic Football Gold Medal Winner: 5/4 USA, 7/2 Team GB, 11/2 Brazil, 11/2 Japan, 8/1 France, 12/1 Sweden, 33/1 Canada, 66/1 New Zealand

Quarter Final Match Results

9/2 Sweden, 11/5 Draw, 6/5 France
1/6 USA, 5/1 Draw, 9/1 New Zealand
5/4 Brazil, 11/5 Draw, 7/4 Japan
4/5 Team GB, 12/5 Draw, 13/5 Canada

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
Email: myoung@williamhill.co.uk
Phone: 02089183981

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5/1 Cesc To Stat Over 30 Prem Games For Gunners Next Season

WILL CESC HAVE FAB SEASON FOR GUNNERS?

WITH Arsene Wenger suggesting that Cesc Fabregas will play the majority of Premier League matches for Arsenal next season, William Hill have opened a book on how many games he will start, and make ten or fewer their 13/8 favourite. ‘Cesc’s future will not necessarily have been decided when the season gets underway so we are factoring into our odds the possibility of a move after the campaign has begun’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe. ‘You can have 5/1 that he starts over 30 as Arsene Wenger appears to believe he should.’

Fabregas Premier League starts for Arsenal 2011/12

0-10 13/8
11-20 8/1
21-25 11/4
25-30 9/4
Over 30 5/1

*Must be an Arsenal player on the 1st day of the Premier League season or bets void

*Fabregas still at Arsenal on the 1st day of the Premier League Season 2011/12
11/10 Yes……….4/6 No

FERGIE ODDS-ON FOR BOSS OF THE SEASON

William Hill make Sir Alex Ferguson 4/11 favourite to lift the LMA Manager of the Year title, wit Ian Holloway 5/2 second favourites. ‘The two favourites clash in the final match of the season and if Blackpool can survive there is every chance that Ian Holloway could be rewarded with the Manager of the Year accolade’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

LMA Manager of the year 2011

Alex Ferguson 4/11
Ian Holloway 5/2
Tony Pulis 12/1
Kenny Dalglish 12/1
Roberto Mancini 16/1
Alex McCleish 25/1

Others on request.
Win Only

IS EUROPA LEAGUE WINNING BOSS SET TO REPLACE ANCELOTTI?

FOLLOWING Porto’s victory in the Europa League final, their manager Andre Villas-Boas is 11/4 second favourite to succeed Carlo Ancelotti as Chelsea manager with William Hill who make Guus Hiddink 5/2 favourite.
Hills make Ancelotti an 11/10 chance still to be Chelsea boss on the first day of the Premier League season, 4/6 not to – and offer 1/ 2 that Villas-Boas will still be with Porto when the Premier League begins, 6/4 that he has left the club by then.

TO BE NEXT PERMANENT CHELSEA BOSS…5/2 Hiddink; 11/4 Villas-Boas; 3/1 Mourinho; 4/1 Redknapp;7/1 Guardiola; 10/1 Deschamps; Zola; 12/1 O’Neill; 14/1 Rijkaard. Others on request.

WARNOCK BACKED FOR HAMMERS…Neil Warnock has been cut from 8/1 to 9/2 jt second favourite along with Sam Allardyce by William Hill who make Chris Hughton 6/5 favourite to be appointed as the next permanent West Ham boss. Hills also offer 5/1 O’Neill; 7/1 Lambert; Jones; 8/1 Keen; MacKay; 10 Di Matteo; McLeish.

AT THE DOUBLE! BLACKPOOL AND BIRMINGHAM, YOU’RE DOWN!
William Hill have opened a book on which TWO Premier League sides will be relegated – and make Blackpool and Birmingham their 11/10 favourites for the double drop with
a Blackburn-Wolves pairing the 100/1 outsiders. ‘There is enormous interest in the outcome of the relegation scrap so we’ve created a market allowing punters to bet on BOTH of the unfortunate sides who will play in the Championship next season’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills OFFER 8/15 THAT AT LEAST ONE OF THE RELEGATION SPOTS WILL BE DECIDED ON GOAL DIFFERENCE.
Hills have also opened markets on how many of the five relegation-threatened sides will win at the weekend (8/11 ONLY ONE OF THEM DOES SO), which of them will score the most goals (2/1 WOLVES) and which of the games involving them will be the highest scoring match (7/4 MAN U-BLACKPOOL):

William Hill…Relegation Doubles:
Blackpool/Birmingham11/10
Wigan/Blackpool5/4
Wigan/Birmingham7/4
Blackpool/Wolves11/1
Wigan/Wolves14/1
Blackpool/Blackburn16/1
Birmingham/Blackburn20/1
Wigan/Blackburn20/1
Birmingham/Wolves22/1
Blackburn/Wolves100/1

Hills – RELEGATION/STAY UP ODDS…..1/3 Blackpool (9/4); 8/13 Birmingham (6/5); 8/11 Wigan (Evens); 8/1 Wolves (1/20); 12/1 Blackburn. (1/50)

Hills…Highest Scoring ‘Relegation’ Match
Man Utd v Blackpool7/4
Tottenham v Birmingham9/4
Stoke v Wigan5/2
Wolves v Blackburn10/3
Win only. Dead heat rules apply.

Hills…Highest Scoring Relegation Threatened Team
Wolves2/1
Wigan5/2
Blackburn7/2
Blackpool5/1
Birmingham6/1
Win only. Dead heat rules apply.

HOW MANY POINTS WILL 17TH PLACE TEAM HAVE
39…………11/2
40…………..4/7
41……………11/4
42………………..8/1

Team to be relegated on goal difference – 8/15…..11/8 not.

How Many Relegation Candidates Will Win?
0……….9/2
1………..8/11
2……………11/10
3………….6/1
4…………50/1
Teams are Wigan, Blackpool, Birmingham, Wolves & Blackburn.

LEAGUE TWO PLAY OFF ODDS….

TORQUAY are 1/5 favourites with William Hill to eliminate Shrewsbury, 10/3 to go through; and Stevenage are 1/6 to overcome 7/2 chances Accrington, to set up a Torquay-Stevenage League 2 final.

Blue Square PREMIER PLAY OFFS….

LUTON TOWN are 4/6 favourites to win the Blue Square Premier play-off final with William Hill who make AFC Wimbledon 11/10 shots. Hill’s 90min odds- 6/5 Luton; 11/5 draw; 9/5 AFC.

Further information….graham sharpe…0208 918 3731

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Red Devils Will Leave Bookies Feeling Blue

The FA Cup semi-finals kick off on Saturday as Man City play Man Utd and William Hill make the red side of the city 11/10 favourites to get through to the final. It would appear that the loss of Wayne Rooney for United is not as damaging as the loss of Carlos Tevez for City and Hills punters have been rushing in to back United, already resulting in a five figure loss. Hills favourites to reach the final are Manchester United and Bolton, offered at 17/10, while a Stoke/Manchester City final is the outsider at 7/2.

“Manchester United are firm favourites both with us and the punters and we are keeping our fingers firmly crossed for a City victory,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

90 Minutes: 3/1 Manchester City; 11/10 Manchester United; 2/1 Draw

To Qualify: 4/7 Manchester United; 5/4 Manchester City

7/1 Hernandez to score a header

4/1 Balotelli to score anytime and Man City to win

Manchester City First Scorer: 5/1 Carlos Tevez; 7/1 Mario Balotelli; 15/2 Edin Dzeko; 9/1 Jo; 10/1 Adam Johnson; 10/1 David Silva; 12/1 Yaya Toure; 16/1 BAR

Manchester United First Scorer: 5/1 Javier Hernandez; 11/2 Dimitar Berbatov; 7/1 Michael Owen; 15/2 Nani; 9/1 Ryan Giggs; 10/1 Antonio Valencia; 10/1 Park Ji-Sung; 11/1 Gabriel Obertan; 14/1 Darron Gibson; 14/1 Paul Scholes; 20/1 BAR

What Will Mario Balotelli Do First?

13/8 Finish Match
7/4 Subbed
4/1 Score
9/2 Receive Yellow Card
25/1 Receive Straight Red Card

FA Cup Semi Final Match With Most Booking Points:

10/11 Man City / Man Utd
7/4 Bolton Wanderers / Stoke City
3/1 Tie

Yellow Card = 10 pts; Red Card = 25 pts

Highest Scoring Match: 5/6 Bolton/Stoke; 5/6 Man City/Man Utd

Fastest Scoring Team: 9/4 Manchester United; 5/2 Bolton; 11/4 Stoke; 3/1 Manchester City

Name The Finalists: 17/10 Manchester United / Bolton; 21/10 Manchester United/ Stoke; 14/5 Manchester City/Bolton; 7/2 Manchester City/Stoke

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

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Are Home Bosses In Peril ? Rooney 13/2 To Miss Out On Next Qualifier

YOU BET HOME BOSSES IN PERIL? 9/2 ALL FOUR OUT BY EURO FINALS

William Hill offer 9/2 that all four current home nation managers will be out of their jobs by the time the Euro 2012 Finals kick off – ‘There isn’t one of them who can be absolutely confident of still being in place by the time the Finals get underway’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe – ‘And we’re 80/1 that all four survive until then.’

NUMBER OF CURRENT HOME NATION BOSSES OUT OF JOB WHEN EURO 2012 FINALS KICK OFF……(Messrs Capello; Flynn;Levein; Worthington)
ALL FOUR….80/1
THREE……..8/1
TWO……….11/8
ONE………..4/6
NONE………9/2

ROONEY 13/2 NOT TO START NEXT ENGLAND QUALIFIER

William Hill make Wayne Rooney 13/2 to miss out on starting England’s next Euro 2012 qualifier, after yet another mediocre display in an England shirt. ‘England will hope Rooney’s club performances have shown him to be back to his best by the time the next qualifier comes around, or the striking positions could be well and truly up for grabs’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
William Hill make England 5/2 to win the rest of their Euro qualifiers but Even money to lose one or more games in qualifying – while Kevin Davies is 11/10 to play any further part in the qualifying campaign.

England are now 7/1 to fail to qualify with Hills.

Capello is 11/2 with Hills to cease to be England manager BEFORE kick off of their qualifying final match v Montenegro, 1/10 still to be in place.

HOW MANY ENGLAND PLAYERS THAT STARTED V MONTENEGRO WILL START AWAY @ WALES?ODDS
0 TO 6…6/4
7 OR 8…1/1
9 OR MORE….10/3

Group
England 1/5…..Montenegro7/1……Bulgaria12/1…….Switzerland12/1……Wales100/1

5/2 England win all remaining qualifiers…………EVS England lose a match in qualifying

Will Kevin Davies play any part in England’s remaining Euro 2012 qualifiers: 4/6 No 11/10 Yes

Hills…..TO START NEXT ENGLAND QUALIFIER –

ROONEY – 1/14 YES – 13/2 NO
LAMPARD – 1/12 YES – 6/1 NO
TERRY – 1/12 YES – 6/1 NO
DEFOE – 5/6 YES – 5/6 NO
BENT – 2/1 YES – 4/11 NO
CROUCH -9/4 YES – 1/3 NO
AJOHNSON – 6/4 YES – 1/2 NO

TOTAL GOALS IN QUALIFYING –

ENGLAND GOALS…
UNDER 16…….13/8
16 TO 18……….7/4
19 OR MORE….13/8

ENGLAND POINTS
UNDER 16…..25/1
16 TO 18……..9/4
19 TO 21……..1/1
22……………..5/2

Hills…Euro 2012 Outright

Spain 7/2 ….. Germany 4/1…..Netherlands 6/1….England 8/1…..France 12/1……Italy 12/1…..Portugal 14/1……Croatia 20/1….Russia 20/1…..Ukraine 25/1……Poland 33/1……Serbia 33/1…….Czech Rep …..Greece 50/1….Sweden 66/1…..Turkey 66/1…..Bulgaria 66/1…..Rep of Ireland 80/1….Scotland 250/1…..Northern Ireland 500/1……Wales 2000/1

TO QUALIFY…….
Rep of Ireland 4/6 no 11/10 yes
Northern Ireland 1/16 no 7/1 yes
Wales 1/500 no 40/1 yes
Scotland 1/6 no 7/2 Yes

WALES GOALS
UNDER 4…..13/8
4 TO 5………6/4
6 OR MORE….15/8

WALES POINTS
UNDER 3……….13/8
3 TO 6……………4/6
7 TO 13………….6/1
15……………….100/1

Hills…NEXT PERMANENT WALES MANAGER…5/6 Rush; 11/8 Flynn; 9/2 Coleman; 8 Venables; 20 Jackett; Hartson.

SCOTLAND GOALS
UNDER 8……7/4
8 TO 10……..13/8
11 OR MORE….13/8

SCOTLAND POINTS
UNDER 9…..15/8
9 TO 11……..1/1
12 TO 15……11/4
16……………100/1
Further information….graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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