Kelly To Replace Cahill…but He Will Not Replace Him In Starting Xi

Gary Cahill has been withdrawn from the England squad to add to Roy Hodgson’s woes and his replacement, Martin Kelly, is 1/3 with William Hill to see no action during the Three Lions three group games (9/4 to make any kind of appearance vs France, Ukraine or Sweden). Cahill’s injury means that a maximum of 10 of Saturday’s XI vs Belgium will be able to start against France and Hills offer 7/1 that all ten of those take their places next week. The most likely, however, is eight of the players to start at 8/11 with nine at Even money.

“Cahill will be a big loss considering the fact that it looked like he was going to be starting alongside Terry and now it looks like Lescott will have to step up to the plate,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

How any of England’s starting XI vs Belgium will start against France: 25/1 seven or fewer; 8/11 eight; 1/1 nine; 7/1 ten

Martin Kelly to make any kind of appearance during England’s group stages: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no

Joe Crilly
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Bookies In A Spin: As Punters Splash The Cash On Spain Winning Euro 2012

William Hill have seen considerable support for Spain today after offering a standout 3/1 that they will win Euro 2012. Germany are currently the joint favourites at 3/1, with Holland 13/2 and England 10/1 shots.

“The 3/1 for Spain has proved extremely popular with all our customers and we will try to hold the offer for as long as possible,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

William Hill Euro 2012 Latest Prices: 3/1 Spain, 3/1 Germany, 13/2 Holland, 10/1 England, 10/1 France, 14/1 Italy, 20/1 Portugal, 20/1 Russia, 50/1 Ukraine, 50/1 Poland, 50/1 Chez Republic, 50/1 Croatia, 66/1 Sweden, 66/1 Greece, 80/1 Rep Of Ireland, 100/1 Denmark

England Top Tournament Scorer: 6/1 Wayne Rooney, 6/1 Steven Gerrard, 6/1 Danny Wellbeck, 13/2 Ashley Young, 7/1 Andy Carroll, 9/1 Theo Walcott, 10/1 Jermain Defoe, 12/1 Frank Lampard, 20/1 No Goalscorer, 25/1 James Milner, 25/1 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 28/1 John Terry, 33/1 Gary Cahill, 33/1 Stewart Downing, 40/1 Scott Parker, 50/1 Phil Jones, 66/1 Glen Johnson, 66/1 Ashley Cole, 66/1 Leighton Baines, 66/1 Joleon Lescott, 100/1 Phil Jagielka

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Villa Fans Shouting Ole…

AVB To Swap Blue For Red? Golden Summer For Becks? 150/1 Owen To Chester…

Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has been the subject of a massive nationwide gamble to become the next Aston Villa manager and subsequently his price has crashed from 20/1 to 6/4 favourite in just over an hour. Despite his price collapsing, punters were still desperate to back the former United striker. Paul Lambert is the 2/1 second favourite, having been favourite for most of the time since Alex McLeish was sacked, while Roberto Martinez is 5/1.

“Solskjaer has Premier League pedigree as a player and has proved himself to be quite an efficient manager in his homeland and our punters think that he may now be ready to take the leap into the Premier League,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Rio Ferdinand was left out of Roy Hodgson’s Euro squad and William Hill make the Manchester United defender 8/13 to never play for England again (6/5 he does). John Terry is 1/4 to start England’s first Euros match against France, with Gary Cahill 1/2, Phil Jones 7/4 and Joleon Lescott 2/1.

“Rio Ferdinand has been one of England’s finest defenders over the last decade or so but it now seems that the sun has set on his international career,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Roy Hodgson named his England squad on Wednesday and since the former West Brom manager took over, Hills have seen plenty of support for the Three Lions at the European Championships. “Despite the very recent change in personnel, our punters appear to have faith in Roy who has the experience to stabilise the squad after a tumultuous few months,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

As things stand, Andre Villas-Boas is the 5/4 favourite to take the reins at Liverpool with Roberto Martinez 5/2 and Brendan Rodgers 5/1. “Whoever takes the job at Liverpool will have seriously big boots to fill, but AVB has pedigree despite his not so happy time at Chelsea and he looks like he may be the man to do the job,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

David Beckham is currently in Athens receiving the Olympic torch and Lord Coe has said it would be fantastic if he represented Team GB at the Games. William Hill think that Seb may well get his wish, offering 4/7 that he is present at the London Games as a competitor (5/4 he is not). He is only slightly longer, at 4/6 to start GB’s first match in London indicating that should he go, he will certainly be there to play and not just make up the numbers. GB are 5/1 to win gold in the Olympic Football.

“David Beckham has almost usurped Lord Coe as the face of the London Games and we think his efforts will be rewarded by representing Team GB in the summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Chelsea are currently preparing for the Champions League Final and William Hill are offering 7/2 that the Blues lift the trophy and Roberto Di Matteo is offered the manager’s position on a permanent basis. He is 9/4 to get the job if Chelsea lose in the Final although the most likely outcome is that Chelsea lose the Final and Di Matteo fails to get the job.

Michael Owen has been released by Manchester United and Hills reckon that the sharpshooter could be on his way to Stoke City, offering them at 9/2 to be Owen’s next club, although Everton could be waiting in the wings at 6/1 and Aston Villa 7/1. Should he decide to follow in his father’s footsteps, he is 150/1 to play for Chester FC, his boyhood club.

“Despite not quite fitting the bill at United, Owen showed in flashes that he is still a competent player and there will be no lack of suitors for him to have his pick of,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Rio Ferdinand to play for England again: 6/5 yes; 8/13 no

David Beckham Specials

Make The GB Olympic Squad 4/7 Yes, 5/4 No
Play GBs First Game 4/6 Yes, 11/10 No
GB to win the tournament 5/1

Chelsea & Di Matteo Specials

Chelsea win CL & RDM TO get the job 7/2
Chelsea win CL & RDM NOT get the job 13/2
Chelsea to lose CL & RDM TO get the job 9/4
Chelsea to lose CL & RDM NOT get the job 10/11

Next Liverpool manager: 5/4 Andre Villas Boas; 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 5/1 Brendan Rodgers; 7/1 Frank Rijkaard; 8/1 Rafael Benitez; 9/1 Fabio Capello; 12/1 Didier Deschamps; 16/1 BAR

Michael Owen’s next club: 9/2 Stoke; 6/1 Everton; 7/1 Aston Villa; 9/1 Swansea; 10/1 Wigan; 16/1 Sunderland; 16/1 Blackpool; 16/1 Brighton; 20/1 Newcastle; 20/1 Sheffield Wednesday; 25/1 Bolton; 25/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Leicester; 25/1 Blackburn; 33/1 Leeds; 33/1 Wolves; 33/1 Burnley; 66/1 Tranmere; 150/1 Chester FC

Next Aston Villa Manager: 6/4 Solskjaer; 2/1 Lambert; 5/1 Martinez; 10/1 Mick McCarty; 14/1 Simon Grayson; 16/1 Hughton; Ranieri; Poyet; K Macdonald; McDermott…others on request

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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Barton Backed For Big Ban…scholes Set For Sensational Return

William Hill have cut the price of Joey Barton’s ban being eight or more games following 90% of all bets placed on the market being for over. He is now 4/7 to face a ban of over 7.5 games (5/4 not to).

“Joey has always been known for his pugnacious style, but he may have overstepped the line one too many times and our punters think the FA are ready to throw the book at the QPR captain,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Gary Neville has been called up to the England backroom staff and William Hill make the former United man 14/1 to be the next boss of the England National team. With the 23 man squad set to be named on Wednesday, William Hill are betting on which players make the grade. Joe Hart, Wayne Rooney, Ashley Cole and Steven Gerrard are 1/100 to be on the plane while Scott Parker, Gary Cahill and Gareth Barry are 1/50.

Surprisingly, Paul Scholes has claimed that he would be open for a call up to the Euros squad and he is 6/4 to go.

William Hill odds:

Next Villa Manager: 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 5/2 Paul Lambert; 10/1 Neil Lennon; 10/1 Rafael Benitez; 12/1 Mick McCarthy; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 12/1 Alan Curbishley; 12/1 Bob Bradley; 12/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Kevin MacDonald; 14/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 16/1 Brian McDermott; 16/1 Claudio Ranieri; 16/1 Gianfranco Zola; 16/1 Louis Van Gaal; 16/1 Marco Bielsa; 16/1 Paolo Di Canio; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Lee Clark; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 20/1 BAR

When will a non Manchester side next win the Premier League: 7/4 2012/13; 11/4 2013/14; 9/2 2014/15; 2/1 2015/16 or later

To make the England Euros Squad:

Goalkeeper: Defenders Midfielders: Attackers:
Joe Hart: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Gary Cahill: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Adam Johnson: 1/1 yes; 8/11 no Wayne Rooney: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Scott Carson: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Ashley Cole: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Steven Gerrard: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Danny Welbeck: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no
Paul Robinson: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Phil Jones: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no Frank Lampard: 1/20 yes; 8/1 no Frazier Campbell: 16/1 yes; 1/100 no
Rob Green: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
John Terry: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no Scott Parker: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Grant Holt: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
David Stockdale: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Rio Ferdinand: 4/11 yes; 2/1 no Gareth Barry: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Andy Carroll: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no
Chris Kirkland: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Kyle Walker: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no Ashley Young: 1/16 yes; 7/1 no Peter Crouch: 11/10 yes; 4/6 no
John Ruddy: 5/1 yes; 1/9 no
Micah Richards: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no Theo Walcott: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no Jermain Defoe: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Glen Johnson: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no
Stewart Downing: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no Gabriel Agbonlahor: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Leighton Baines: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
James Milner: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no Daniel Sturridge: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Phil Jagielka: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no
Tom Cleverley: 6/1 yes; 1/12 no Darren Bent: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no
Joleon Lescott: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
Jordan Henderson: 20/1 yes; 1/150 no Bobby Zamora: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no
Stephen Warnock: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Aaron Lennon: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no Andy Johnson: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Ledley King: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
Michael Carrick: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no
Kieron Gibbs: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Matt Jarvis: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no
Paul Scholes: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Joe Cole: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no

Gary Neville to be next permanent England manager: 14/1

Length of Joey Barton’s ban: 5/4 under 7.5 games; 4/7 over 7/5 games

England captain for Euro 2012 game vs France: 1/2 Steven Gerrard; 5/2 Scott Parker; 13/2 Joe Hart; 20/1 Frank Lampard; 20/1 Rio Ferdinand; 25/1 Gareth Barry; 50/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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M: 07850 518 164
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Champions League Semi Specials Plus City Versus United Latest

***************************CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SEMI SPECIALS****************************

MESSI ODDS-ON TO OUTSCORE CHELSEA

MESSI to outscore Chelsea (90m) – 4/6; Tie – 9/4; Chelsea outscore Messi – 7/2

BARCELONA are 2/7 favourites to beat Chelsea, who are 9/1 to win the game in 90 minutes with a draw 9/2. Barca are 2/5 to reach the Final, with Chelsea 2/1.

TO WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE – 11/10 Barca; 5/2 Real M; 7/2 Bayern M; 6/1 Chelsea
TO CONTEST FINAL- 13/10 Barca-Real; 2/1 Barca-Bayern; 19/5Real M-Chelsea; 5/1 Bayern- Chelsea

CHELSEA ARE 11/10 TO PLAY IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE NEXT SEASON WITH William Hill WHO OFFER 4/6 THEY WILL NOT.

WHO’LL BE FIRST TO FOUL MESSI……..?

First Player to foul Messi: 6/1 Michael Essien; 6/1 Raul Meireles; 7/1 John Terry; 7/1 John Obi Mikel; 8/1 Ramires; 8/1 David Luiz; 8/1 Gary Cahill; 9/1 Branislav Ivanovic; 10/1 Frank Lampard; 10/1 Juan Mata; 10/1 Oriol Romeu; 11/1 Jose Bosingwa; 12/1 Salomon Kalou; 12/1 Ashley Cole; 12/1 Paulo Ferreira; 16/1 Didier Drogba; 16/1 Daniel Sturridge; 16/1 Florent Malouda; 20/1 Fernando Torres

First Player To Foul Didier Drogba

Javier Mascherano 7/2
Carles Puyol 7/2
Gerard Pique 4/1
Daniel Alves 5/1
Adriano 5/1
Sergio Busquets 6/1
Seydou Keita 8/1
Xavi 8/1
Andres Iniesta 9/1
Thiago 9/1
Cesc Fabregas 10/1
Victor Valdes 12/1
Cristian Tello 12/1
Isaac Cuenca 12/1
Pedro 16/1
Lionel Messi 20/1
Alexis Sanchez 20/1

MESSI is 6/4 to fail to score in 90minutes.

WILL DROGBA PLAY WHOLE GAME?

DROG – EVS FINISH…… 8 /11 SUBBED (Bets void if doesn’t start and cover any extra time/penalty shoot out)
TORRES – 5/6 FINISH…5/6 SUBBED (Bets void if doesn’t start and cover any extra time/penalty shoot-out)

DROGBA BOOKED FOR unsportsmanlike behaviour at any time during game – 5/1 (Bets void if doesn’t start)

TO WIN IN EXTRA TIME – 16/1 Barcelona; 40/1 Chelsea

TO WIN PENALTY SHOOTOUT – 33/1 Barca; 40/1 Chelsea

WEBB TO REF MANC SHOWDOWN

ANDRE MARRINER has been handed refereeing duties for the Manchester showdown and Hills offer 7/1 that he will flourish his red card two or more times – and make United 11/10 favourites to receive more cards than City.

William Hill make City 6/5 favourites to beat 23/10 United witgh the draw 2/1.

Hills have cut united from 1/ 2 to 4/9 to win the Premier League title and lengthened City from 6/4 to 7/4. ‘Our United liabilities are somewhat heftier than those for City’ explained Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

MOST CARDS

MAN CITY – 7/4
TIE – 5/2
MAN UTD – 11/10

TOTAL RED CARDS

NONE – 2/7
ONE – 7/2
TWO OR MORE – 7/1

Graham Sharpe,
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Late Goal Could Be Robben Pearce Of Shot A Euro Glory

England were unlucky to suffer defeat in Stuart Pearce’s first game in charge of England and William Hill make him 5/1 (out from 2/1) to be in charge of the team for the European Championships. Harry Redknapp is the 1/6 favourite(in from 1/2), while any other manager can be backed at 8/1. Harry Redknapp is the 1/7 favourite to become the next England manager with Stuart Pearce out from 6/1 to 8/1, Pep Guardiola 9/1 and Roy Hodgson 14/1.

“That late goal could ultimately cost Pearce a shot at the Euros, drifting from 2/1 to 5/1 to lead the squad out in Poland and the Ukraine,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Harry looks like the man now.”

Scott Parker performed well in his first game as England captain and William Hill make him 4/6 to wear the armband against France at the Euros, with Steven Gerrard 7/4, Joe Hart 4/1, Frank Lampard 12/1 and Gareth Barry 14/1.

Gary Cahill and Ashley Young both grabbed a goal each against World Cup finalists, Holland, and Hills make Cahill 10/1 to score at the Euros and Young 11/4 to do so.

England captain for France game: 4/6 Scott Parker; 7/4 Steven Gerrard; 4/1 Joe Hart; 12/1 Frank Lampard; 14/1 Gareth Barry; 25/1 Ashley Cole; 33/1 Rio Ferdinand

Manager at Euro 2012: 1/6 Redknapp; 5/1 Pearce; 8/1 Any other

Next Permanent England manager: 1/7 Redknapp; 8/1 Pearce; 9/1 Guardiola; 14/1 Hodgson; 16/1 Hiddink; 20/1 Mourinho; 25/1 BAR

Euro 2012 winner: 9/4 Spain; 3/1 Germany; 7/1 Holland; 8/1 England; 14/1 Italy; 14/1 France; 20/1 Portugal; 20/1 Russia; 40/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
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You Bet Ferdinand And Terry Will Fail To Shake Hands

***************************William Hill – FA CUP SPECIALS******************************************

250/1 Ferdinand/Terry both sent off:
YOU BET FERDINAND AND TERRY WILL NOT SHAKE HANDS

William Hill have cut their odds about Anton Ferdinand and John Terry FAILING to shake hands before the QPR- Chelsea match on Saturday from an opening 11/10 to 4/11, and now quote 2/1 that they WILL shake. ‘Wayne Bridge refused t shake hands with John Terry and the betting suggests the England and Chelsea skipper is in for a second public snub’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

9/2 QPR player booked for a foul on John Terry. John Terry must start or bets are void.

13/2 Chelsea player booked for a foul on Anton Ferdinand. Anton Ferdinand must start or bets are void.

Ferdinand/Terry each 20/1 to get sent off, 250/1 for both to be sent off in the match.
(Bets void if Ferdinand/Terry play no part in game)

Gary Cahill – What will happen first vs QPR: 4/7 Complete 90 minutes; 4/1 Subbed; 4/1 Yellow; 8/1 Goal; 33/1 Straight Red

BATTLE OF STUTTERING STRIKERS:

WITH both Torres and Carroll struggling for form, William Hill are betting on which of the two will score quicker for their club in Saturday’s FA Cup matches – and offering 4/6 that neither of them will manage to hit the target. Bets will be voided if one or the other, or both, fails to start the game.

Fernando Torres to score quickest- 9/4
Andy Carroll to score quickest- 7/2
Neither to score a goal- 4/6
Both must start, or bets void.

HIGHEST SCORING MATCH

Arsenal v Aston Villa 7/2
West Brom v Norwich 5/1
QPR v Chelsea 11/2
Bolton v Swansea 13/2
Brighton v Newcastle 13/2
Liverpool v Man Utd 13/2
Derby v Stoke 15/2
Sunderland v Middlesbrough 17/2

DEAD HEAT RULES APPLY, EACH WAY 1/5 1-2-3

HIGHEST SCORING TEAM:

Arsenal 7/2
Chelsea 13/2
West Brom 13/2
Newcastle 9/1
Sunderland 9/1
Bolton 10/1
Liverpool 12/1
Man Utd 12/1
Norwich 14/1
Stoke 16/1
Brighton 22/1
Derby 22/1
Swansea 22/1
Aston Villa 22/1
QPR 22/1
Middlesbrough 28/1

DEAD HEAT RULES APPLY, EACH WAY 1/4 1-2-3

FASTEST SCORING TEAM

Arsenal 8/1
Chelsea 8/1
West Brom 10/1
Newcastle 10/1
Sunderland 10/1
Bolton 10/1
Man Utd 10/1
Liverpool 12/1
Norwich 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Derby 14/1
Swansea 14/1
Brighton 16/1
QPR 18/1
Aston Villa 20/1
Middlesbrough 20/1

DEAD HEAT RULES APPLY, EACH WAY 1/5 1-2-3-4

FA Cup Outright: 4/1 Chelsea; 9/2 Tottenham; 11/2 Manchester United; 6/1 Arsenal; 9/1 Liverpool; 16/1 Everton; 16/1 Stoke; 16/1 Newcastle; 16/1 Sunderland; 28/1 Fulham; 33/1 Aston Villa; 33/1 West Brom; 40/1 Bolton; 50/1 QPR; 50/1 Norwich; 50/1 Swansea; 50/1 Southampton; 66/1 Leicester; 100/1 Birmingham; 100/1 Blackpool; 100/1 Hull; 100/1 Derby; 125/1 Middlesbrough; 125/1 Middlesbrough; 125/1 Millwall; 200/1 Brighton; 200/1 Watford; 300/1 Sheff Weds; 300/1 Sheff Utd; 500/1 Notts County; 500/1 Crawley; 750/1 Swindon; 750/1 Stevenage
PRICES SUBJECT TO FLUCTUATION FOLLOWING FRIDAY GAMES

To Qualify:

9/2 Watford; 1/8 Tottenham
8/13 Everton; 6/5 Fulham
9/4 QPR; 1/3 Chelsea
5/6 Liverpool; 5/6 Manchester United
11/10 Millwall; 4/6 Southampton
2/5 Hull; 7/4 Crawley
4/6 West Brom; 11/10 Norwich
1/2 Blackpool; 6/4 Sheffield Wednesday
8/13 Stevenage; 6/5 Notts County
5/4 Derby; 4/7 Stoke
1/1 Sheffield Utd; 8/11 Birmingham
4/6 Bolton; 19/10 Swansea
1/5 Leicester; 10/3 Swindon
13/8 Brighton; 4/9 Newcastle
4/9 Sunderland; 13/8 Middlesbrough
1/4 Arsenal; 11/4 Aston Villa

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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Could Strikers Be On Their Ways Out Of North London?

Jermaine Defoe is reportedly the subject of some interest on Merseyside and William Hill make him 6/1 to join Liverpool this January, although he is 1/4 to remain at Spurs. Across North London, Arsene Wenger is under increasing pressure to bring success to the Emirates, but despite this, he is 66/1 to be the next Premier League manager to lose his job. Hills are offering 5/2, however that Wenger is no longer Arsenal manager come the first day of next season. Robin van Persie contract expires in 2013 but despite this, Hills do not think that Arsenal will cash in on their prize asset just yet. He is 2/5 to still be an Arsenal player on the first day of the 2012/13 Premier League season.

“Arsenal have not looked their usual selves this year but we think that both van Persie and Wenger will stay put in order to help their push for Europe in the second half of the season,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Arsene Wenger’s conqueror from Sunday, Brendan Rodgers, is 5/1 second favourite to be voted LMA manager of the year behind 5/2 favourite Roberto Mancini. Sir Alex Ferguson and Paul Lambert are the 13/2 joint third favourites.

Gary Cahill’s long protracted move to Chelsea, was finally completed on Monday and William Hill make him 11/10 to start England’s first Euro 2012 match. He is 20/1 to start the first goal of Chelsea’s match against Norwich this weekend and 7/1 to score anytime.

Jermaine Defoe’s club after January Transfer window: 1/4 Tottenham; 6/1 QPR; 6/1 Liverpool; 12/1 Newcastle; 14/1 Aston Villa; 18/1 Sunderland; 25/1 Fulham

Who will leave Arsenal first: 1/2 Robin van Persie; 6/4 Arsene Wenger

When will Arsene Wenger leave Arsenal: 5/2 2012; 5/2 2013; 7/4 2014; 6/4 2015 or later

Arsene Wenger Arsenal manager on the first day of the Premier League season 2012/13: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no

Robin van Persie at Arsenal on the first day of the Premier League 2012/13 season: 2/5 yes; 7/4 no

Gary Cahill to start England’s first Euro 2012: 4/6 no; 11/10 yes

LMA Manager of the Year 2011/12: 5/2 Roberto Mancini; 5/1 Brendan Rodgers; 13/2 Sir Alex Ferguson; 13/2 Paul Lambert; 15/2 Harry Redknapp; 9/1 Alan Pardew; 11/1 Tony Pulis; 14/1 Martin O’Neill; 16/1 David Moyes; 20/1 Arsene Wenger; 25/1 Andre Villas Boas; 25/1 Roberto Martinez; 25/1 Roy Hodgson; 25/1 Martin Jol; 33/1 Kenny Dalglish; 33/1 Mick McCarthy; 40/1 Alex McLeish; 40/1 Steve Kean; 40/1 Owen Coyle

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
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England 100/1 To Win Euro 12 With Rooney Tourney Top Scorer

100/1 ENGLAND TO WIN EURO ‘12 WITH ROONEY TOURNAMENT TOP SCORER

William Hill, who had been offering odds of 5/6 that Wayne Rooney’s three match Euro ban would be reduced, have cut his odds from 33/1 to 25/1 to be tournament top scorer – but he is a 12/1 chance to be sent off during the competition. ‘Rooney’s reprieve should be a real boost for England – and for those punters backing them to lift the trophy’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
HILS HAVE CUT THEIR ODDS FOR ENGLAND TO WIN EURO 12 WITH ROONEY THE TOURNAMENT TOP SCORER FROM 125/1 TO 100/1.
ENGLAND ARE 7/1 joint third favourites to win Euro 12 with Hills who make Spain 9/4 favourites; Germany 7/2; Holland 7/1; France 12/1; Italy 14/1; Russia 16/1; Portugal 18/1.

Rooney – Top Euro 2012 scorer 25/1 from 33/1

In the England squad: 1/33 Yes 10/1

England to win and Rooney top scorer 100/1 from 125/1

ROONEY GOALS:
0 8/13
1 5/2
2 6/1
3 10/1
4 or more 16/1
**Penalty shoot-outs don’t count.

Hills– Top England Euro 12 Scorer:
Darren Bent 11/2
Wayne Rooney 6/1
Ashley Young 7/1
Danny Welbeck 10/1
Theo Walcott 12/1
Frank Lampard 12/1
Andy Carroll 12/1
Gabriel Agbonlahor 12/1
Steven Gerrard 12/1
Bobby Zamora 14/1
Daniel Sturridge 16/1
Jermaine Defoe 20/1
Adam Johnson 25/1
Peter Crouch 25/1
John Terry 33/1
Stewart Downing 33/1
Jack Rodwell 50/1
Scott Parker 50/1
Gareth Barry 50/1
Gary Cahill 50/1
Phil Jones 50/1
Ashley Cole 100/1

EW 1/5 1-2-3

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Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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Champs League Specials…becks To Paris…cahill Chelsea Bound

Chelsea and Arsenal’s leaky defences will be put to the test when they face Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund respectively. Chelsea are 7/5 slight favourites to concede more goals than Arsenal, whose porous defence is 13/8 to ship more than the Blues. Hills make Valencia, who take on Genk, 11/4 favourites to be the highest scoring team during Wednesday’s Champions League matches,

David Beckham is now almost out of contract at Los Angeles and William Hill make PSG his most likely destination at 10/11. Beckham has not ruled out staying at Los Angeles and Hills offer 4/1 that he stays at the Galaxy. Despite seemingly ruling out a move back to the Premier League, Tottenham are the 7/1 third favourites to bag Becks while Arsenal are 8/1.

“Becks looks like he could take in another of the world’s great cities and the Posh brood will certainly fit in amongst the chic boutiques of Paris,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andre Villas Boas has reportedly set his sights on Gary Cahill to bolster the increasingly wobbly looking Chelsea back line although despite this, William Hill are offering 5/6 that Cahill is still at Bolton come the closing of the January transfer window. He is 7/2 to be playing for Chelsea and 6/1 Arsenal.

“Chelsea definitely need strengthening in defence although whether Bolton will let go of their prize asset in the midst of a relegation battle is another matter,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Highest Scoring Match: 10/3 Valencia/Genk; 11/2 AC Milan/Barcelona; 11/2 Zenit/APOEL; 11/2 Arsenal/Borussia Dortmund; 7/1 Shakhtar/Porto; 7/1 Marseille/Olympiacos; 8/1 Bayer Leverkusen/Chelsea; 10/1 BATE Borisov/Plzen

Fastest Scoring Team: 11/2 Valencia; 15/2 Zenit; 8/1 Marseille; 9/1 Shakhtar; 9/1 BATE Borisov; 9/1 Barcelona; 9/1 Chelsea; 9/1 Borussia Dortmund; 14/1 AC Milan; 14/1 Porto; 16/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Bayer Leverkusen; 18/1 APOEL; 20/1 Olympiacos; 22/1 Plzen; 28/1 Genk

Highest Scoring Team: 11/4 Valencia; 11/2 Zenit; 13/2 Marseille; 15/2 Barcelona; 15/2 Borussia Dortmund; 10/1 Chelsea; 10/1 BATE Borisov; 11/1 Shakhtar; 20/1 Porto; 22/1 AC Milan; 22/1 Arsenal; 33/1 Bayer Leverkusen; 40/1 Plzen; 50/1 APOEL; 66/1 Olympiacos; 66/1 Genk

Red Card: 10/3 None; 11/8 One; 9/4 Two; 6/1 Three; 20/1 Four or more

Hat-Trick Scored: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no

Who will concede the most goals: 13/8 Arsenal; 7/5 Chelsea; 2/1 Tie

Where will David Beckham play his next LEAGUE match: 10/11 PSG; 4/1 LA Galaxy; 7/1 Tottenham; 8/1 Arsenal; 9/1 QPR; 20/1 AC Milan; 20/1 Fulham; 25/1 Leicester; 25/1 Malaga; 25/1 West Ham; 33/1 Chelsea; 40/1 Anzhi
*bets void if Beckham announces retirement

David Beckham to play in the Olympics for Team GB: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no

Gary Cahill club after January transfer window: 5/6 Bolton; 7/2 Chelsea; 6/1 Arsenal; 8/1 Liverpool; 8/1 Tottenham; 9/1 Manchester United; 12/1 Manchester City…others

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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