Gb Men Should Get Off To A Winning Start

GB’s men kick off their Olympic campaign against Senegal at Old Trafford on Tuesday and William Hill make Stuart Pearce’s men 4/7 to win the match, 13/5 to draw and 15/4 to lose it. GB did not get off to the best of starts against Brazil but despite this, William Hill refused to push them out any further than the 10/1 already offered about them winning the tournament.

Brazil are the 6/4 favourites to win the tournament with Euro champions, Spain, 2/1 second favourites.

Men’s football outright: 6/4 Brazil; 2/1 Spain; 6/1 Uruguay; 10/1 GB; 10/1 Switzerland; 14/1 Mexico; 25/1 Senegal; 40/1 Japan; 50/1 Belarus; 50/1 Egypt; 50/1 Morocco; 50/1 South Korea; 66/1 Gabon; 200/1 Honduras; 200/1 New Zealand; 250/1 United Arab Emirates

GB vs Senegal:

Match Betting: 4/7 GB; 15/4 Senegal; 13/5 Draw

GB first scorer: 4/1 Daniel Sturridge; 11/2 Craig Bellamy; 11/2 Marvin Sordell; 7/1 Scott Sinclair; 8/1 Tom Cleverley; 9/1 Ryan Giggs; 10/1 BAR

GB stage of elimination: 10/3 group stage; 2/1 quarter final; 4/1 fourth; 9/2 bronze; 6/1 silver; 10/1 gold

Top goalscorer: 5/1 Neymar; 7/1 Adrian Lopez; 8/1 Hulk; 8/1 Leandro Damiao; 8/1 Luis Suarez; 9/1 Alexandre Pato; 9/1 Edinson Cavani; 12/1 Abel Hernandez; 12/1 Rodrigo; 16/1 Cristian Tello; 16/1 Daniel Sturridge; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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Team Gb On The Drift As Squads Around The World Are Announced For London

As more and more nations are announcing their football sides for the Olympic Games, the betting picture becomes clearer as William Hill have cut the price of Uruguay winning the men’s tournament from 8/1 to 6/1, while GB have gone the other way from 6/1 to 8/1. Brazil are the 7/4 favourites to win the competition, while Spain are 2/1.

GB’s men are expected to progress through a relatively easy group, however, they are 2/1 to exit the competition at the Quarter Final stage. Daniel Sturridge and Craig Bellamy are favourites to be GB’s top tournament scorers at 7/2 with Scott Sinclair and Marvin Sordell 6/1. Captain Ryan Giggs is 10/1.

“GB are not one of the favourites for the competition, but a fair number of the players called up have had experience with Pearce as their manager and so that could help them progress further than most would expect,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

GB’s ladies are also outsiders to win the tournament, despite the fact that they were the only side to defeat Japan at the last World Cup. At 20/1, Hope Powell’s side are behind 13/8 USA; 7/2 Japan; 4/1 Brazil; 7/1 France and 9/1 Sweden.

Men’s Olympic football: 7/4 Brazil; 2/1 Spain; 6/1 Uruguay; 8/1 Great Britain; 9/1 Switzerland; 14/1 Mexico; 40/1 Japan; 50/1 Belarus; 50/1 Egypt; 50/1 Morocco; 50/1 Senegal; 50/1 South Korea; 66/1 Gabon; 200/1 Honduras; 200/1 New Zealand; 250/1 United Arab Emirates

Men’s Stage of elimination: 11/5 Group Stage; 2/1 Quarter Final; 9/2 Fourth place; 5/1 Bronze medal; 6/1 Silver medal; 8/1 Gold medal

Top GB goalscorer: 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

Women’s Olympic football: 13/8 USA; 7/2 Japan; 4/1 Brazil; 7/1 France; 9/1 Sweden; 20/1 GB; 25/1 Canada; 25/1 North Korea; 40/1 New Zealand; 100/1 Cameroon; 100/1 Colombia; 100/1 South Africa

Women’s stage of elimination: 9/2 Group Stage; 4/6 Quarter Final; 9/2 Fourth place; 6/1 Bronze medal; 8/1 Silver medal; 20/1 Gold medal

Joe Crilly
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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

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England V France: Biggest Betting Match Of 2012…£15m Set To Be Staked

William Hill are expecting the England vs France match on Monday to be the highest turnover football match this year, outstripping the Champions League final, the FA Cup final and the Manchester City/United match at the Etihad. Over £15 million is set to be bet on the game with punters preferring to put their money on England winning the match despite the fact that France are the 6/4 favourites to win. England are 11/5 with the draw 19/10.

“We have already had some huge games this year, but we think that this one trumps them all,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “In our shops alone, we estimate that between 250,000 and 300,000 bets will be placed on Monday, making it one of the top three days of the year.”

When the sides met in the opening match of Group B at Euro 2004, a late Zinedine Zidane brace secured a 2-1 victory for France and William Hill offer 150/1 that England go 1-0 ahead and lose the match courtesy of two post 90th minute goals. 2-1 France is 9/1.

There are a number of French players based in the Premier League and William Hill offer 5/1 that these players (Nasri, Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Malouda, Evra, Clichy, Koscielny) outscore all the England players who feature on Monday.

Goals match bet – England vs England based French players: 4/9 England; 5/1 France; 11/4 tie
*Nasri, Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Malouda, Evra, Clichy, Koscielny only

Group D winner:

England top goalscorer: 6/1 Wayne Rooney; 6/1 Steven Gerrard; 6/1 Danny Welbeck; 13/2 Ashley Young; 7/1 Andy Carroll; 9/1 Theo Walcott; 10/1 Jermaine Defoe; 20/1 No goalscorer; 25/1 BAR

England stage of elimination: 6/4 group stage; 15/8 quarter final; 5/1 semi final; 8/1 runner up; 10/1 winner

150/1 England to be winning 1-0 and France to score two goals from the 90th minute onwards in a 2-1 victory

Joe Crilly
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William Hill Expect To Take £100m For Euros…bookies Batten Down The Hatches

William Hill are gearing up for a potential £100m tournament with the European Championships just around the corner. Hills offered 16/1 on England (now 10/1) on Saturday and added to their liabilities of over £1m on the Three Lions, while punters have also been backing Spain (11/4), Germany (3/1) , Holland (13/2) and France (10/1).

“We are incredibly excited about this tournament and so are our punters,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “In fact, we alone are expecting to take £100m across all channels throughout the course of the Euros.”

Germany’s Mario Gomez is the 8/1 favourite to win the Golden boot and given the expansive way in which the energetic and youthful German side play, they could well reach the Final (6/4) and score plenty of goals along the way. Gomez is followed in the betting by 10/1 Robin van Persie and 12/1 Cristiano Ronaldo, who had two of the most remarkable goalscoring records in world football last season. Being banned for the first two matches of the tournament, Wayne Rooney is 33/1 to end the tournament as top goalscorer while Thomas Muller, who won the Golden Boot at the 2010 World Cup, is 25/1 to do the same in Poland and Ukraine.

England are 13/8 to be eliminated at the group stage and 15/8 to go out in the quarter finals but should there be an early exit for Roy’s boys, all English eyes will turn to one man. Howard Webb is 10/1 to referee the Final, while Scotland’s Craig Thompson is the same price.

William Hill Euros Odds:

Euro 2012 Winner: 11/4 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 Czech Republic; 50/1 Croatia; 66/1 Sweden; 66/1 Greece; 80/1 ROI; 100/1 Denmark

To reach the final: 5/4 Spain; 6/4 Germany; 5/2 Holland; 9/2 France; 9/2 England; 11/2 Italy; 13/2 Portugal; 7/1 Russia; 16/1 Croatia; 16/1 Poland; 16/1 Ukraine; 20/1 Czech Republic; 25/1 Greece; 25/1 Sweden; 25/1 Denmark; 33/1 Republic of Ireland

Top Goalscorer: 8/1 Mario Gomez; 10/1 Robin van Persie; 12/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 14/1 Fernando Llorente; 14/1 Karim Benzema; 14/1 Klaas Jan-Huntelaar; 14/1 Miroslav Klose; 18/1 Fernando Torres; 20/1 Robert Lewandowski; 25/1 Mario Balotelli; 25/1 Lukas Podolski; 25/1 Thomas Muller; 33/1 Cesc Fabregas; 33/1 Wayne Rooney; 33/1 Antonio Di Natale; 33/1 David Silva; 33/1 Wesley Sneijder; 33/1 Alvaro Negredo; 33/1 Rafael van der Vaart; 33/1 Antonio Cassano; 40/1 BAR

…other notable goalscorers… 50/1 Danny Welbeck; 50/1 Steven Gerrard; 50/1 Andy Carroll; 66/1 Ashley Young; 80/1 Theo Walcott; 80/1 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain; 80/1 Frank Lampard; 100/1 Robbie Keane

Player of the tournament: 10/1 Mario Gomez; 12/1 Mesut Ozil; 12/1 David Silva; 14/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 14/1 Robin van Persie; 14/1 Andres Iniesta; 16/1 Bastian Schweinsteiger; 16/1 Xavi; 16/1 Fernando Llorente; 20/1 Arjen Robben; 20/1 Fernando Torres; 20/1 Klaas-Jan Huntelaar; 20/1 Thomas Muller; 20/1 Lukas Podolski; 25/1 Karim Benzema; 25/1 Wesley Sneijder; 33/1 Franck Ribery; 33/1 Mario Balotelli; 33/1 Samir Nasri; 33/1 Steven Gerard; 33/1 Cesc Fabregas; 40/1 Mario Gotze; 40/1 Antonio Di Natale; 40/1 Nani; 40/1 Rafael van der Vaart; 40/1 Toni Kroos; 40/1 Antonio Cassano; 50/1 BAR

…other notable player of tournament… 50/1 Frank Lampard; 66/1 Wayne Roney; 66/1 Ashley Young; 80/1 Joe Hart; 80/1 Theo Walcott; 100/1 Scott Parker; 100/1 Andy Carroll; 100/1 John Terry; 150/1 Ashley Cole; 150/1 Shay Given; 150/1 Robbie Keane

England top scorer: 6/1 Wayne Rooney; 6/1 Steven Gerrard; 6/1 Danny Welbeck; 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 BAR

England stage of elimination: 13/8 group stage; 15/8 quarter finals; 9/2 semi finals; 15/2 runner up; 10/1 winner

Who will referee the final: 3/1 Viktor Kassai; 6/1 Pedro Proenca; 7/1 Damir Skomina; 8/1 Cunyet Cakir; 8/1 Nicola Rizzola; 10/1 Craig Thompson; 10/1 Jonas Eriksson; 10/1 Howard Webb; 10/1 Stephane Lannoy; 12/1 Wolfgang Stark; 12/1 Carlos Velasco Carballo; 14/1 Bjorn Kuipers

Joe Crilly
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England 200/1 To Win Euros Without Conceding

ENGLAND 200/1 TO WIN EUROS – WITHOUT CONCEDING A GOAL!

AFTER offering England at 16/1 to win the Euro 2012 tournament , William Hill have slashed their odds to 10/1 following their win over Belgium. ‘The first stirrings of the punting public getting behind Roy Hodgson have appeared and we acquired a potential payout of some £250,000 on England at 16/1, so shortened their odds to 10/1’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Following the 1-0 victory, Roy Hodgson has yet to see his England side concede and Hills are offering 10/1 that they do not concede at all in the Group stage, and 200/1 that they win the tournament without conceding a single goal. (Penalty shoot-outs excluded).
Danny Welbeck scored with a stunning finish and Hills make him 4/6 to start the opening goal v France, and 6/1 joint favourite to end the tournament as England top scorer.

William Hill…TO WIN EURO 2012……11/4 Spain; 3/1 Germany; 13/2 Holland; 10/1 England; France; 14 Italy; 20 Portugal;Russia; 50 Ukraine;Poland;Czech R; Croatia; 66 Greece/Sweden; 80 Rep I; 100 Denmark.

ENGLAND TOURNAMENT TOP SCORER…..6/1 Gerrard; Rooney; Welbeck; 13/2 Young; 7 Carroll; 9 Walcott; 10 Defoe. Others on request.

England: To win tournament without conceding a goal (not inc pen shootouts) – 200/1
Not to concede a goal in group stage games – 10/1
To start vs France …..Danny Welbeck – 4/6 Yes 11/10 No….Andy Carroll – 6/5 Yes 8/13 No…..Jermain Defoe – 3/1 Yes 2/9 No

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Dutch Courage For Youngsters Ahead Of Replacing Rooney And Bent At Euros

England face Holland on Wednesday and with the Dutch two places higher in the FIFA rankings than England, William Hill offer 4/6 that they progress further in Euro 2012 than England (11/10 vice versa). England are 8/1 to win the tournament, but are 2/1 to go out in the group stages and the same price to go out in the quarter finals.

Darren Bent has been confirmed as being out for three months and William Hill are offering 1/2 that Theo Walcott starts against France, 5/6 Daniel Sturridge does, 11/10 Danny Welbeck and 5/1 Adam Johnson.

“With Wayne Rooney out of the first two games and now the natural replacement, Darren Bent, potentially being out of the whole tournament, the goalscoring burden may now rest on the very young collective shoulders of Walcott, Sturridge and Welbeck,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Harry Redknapp remains in the driving seat to become the next England manager (4/9) and is odds on, at 1/2 to be in charge of them during the European Championships. Stuart Pearce is 2/1 with any other manager offered at 7/1. England are 12/1 to win the Euros under Redknapp, 25/1 to do so under Pearce and 50/1 to lift the trophy under any other manager.

Robin van Persie will undoubtedly be looking to continue his rich vein of form at Wembley and Hills make him 4/1 to outscore England when they meet on Wednesday and he is 5/1 to outscore England for the whole of the tournament in the summer.

England stage of elimination at Euro 2012: 2/1 Quarter final; 2/1 group stage; 4/1 Semi final; 6/1 runner up; 8/1 winner

England manager at Euro 2012: 1/2 Harry Redknapp; 2/1 Stuart Pearce; 7/1 Any other manager

England to win Euro 2012 under Harry Redknapp: 12/1

England to win Euro 2012 under Stuart Pearce: 25/1

England to win Euro 2012 under any manager that is not Stuart Pearce or Harry Redknapp: 50/1

Who will start England’s first game of Euro 2012: 1/2 Theo Walcott (6/4 not to); 5/6 Daniel Sturridge (5/6); 11/10 Danny Welbeck (4/6); 5/1 Adam Johnson (1/9); 6/1 Frazier Campbell (1/12); 6/1 Peter Crouch (1/12); 6/1 Jermaine Defoe (1/12); 10/1 Andy Carroll (1/33); 12/1 Bobby Zamora (1/50); 33/1 Michael Owen (1/300)

England/Holland final at Euro 2012: 25/1

Tournament Match Bet (who will progress the furthest?): 11/10 England; 4/6 Holland (money back for same stage)

RVP to score more goals than England during Euro 2012: 5/1

RVP to score more goals than England on Wednesday night: 4/1

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 Ukraine; 50/1 Croatia; 50/1 Poland; 50/1 Czech Republic; 66/1 Sweden; 66/1 Greece; 80/1 Republic of Ireland; 100/1 Denmark

England captain for Euro 2012 game vs France: 10/11 Steven Gerrard; 7/4 Scott Parker; 11/2 Joe Hart; 10/1 Frank Lampard; 14/1 Gareth Barry; 14/1 James Milner; 20/1 Ashley Cole; 33/1 Rio Ferdinand; 33/1 Stewart Downing

Next permanent England manager: 4/9 Harry Redknapp; 6/1 Stuart Pearce; 7/1 Pep Guardiola; 11/1 Guus Hiddink; 12/1 Roy Hodgson; 14/1 Jose Mourinho; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 25/1 Arsene Wenger; 25/1 Rafa Benitez; 33/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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