Opening Day Thumpings Could See Early Managerial Changes

Mark Hughes, Chris Hughton and Brendan Rodgers all suffered heavy opening day defeats and William Hill offer 9/1 that two or three of them have gone before Christmas, 7/4 one of them has and 8/15 that none of them have . Another side struggling to adjust to the new season was Arsenal as they started life without Robin van Persie and William Hill make the Gunners 8/11 to score before their former striker does (Evens they do not).

“There were certainly a few sides who looked as though they were still on their holidays and their managers will have to turn things around quickly otherwise they could find themselves out of a job before the year is out,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

How many of Hughes, Hughton and Rodgers gone by Christmas: 8/15 none; 7/4 one; 9/1 two or three

Who will score first: 8/11 Arsenal; Evens Robin van Persie

Joe Crilly
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Van Persie 2/1 To Still Be At Arsenal At End Of Transfer Window

Arsenal remain hopeful that Robin van Persie will remain at Arsenal, but tellingly, William Hill make the Gunners captain a shorter price to be at Manchester City at the close of the transfer window tan he is to be at Arsenal. He is 6/4 to join the Premier League champions and is 2/1 to stay put.

During the week, Sir Alex Ferguson suggested that he would be interested in signing the want away striker and Manchester United are 3/1 to win the race to sign him.

“Arsenal are hoping that van Persie does a ‘Rooney’ and stays at Arsenal, but with so many suitors and just a year left on his contract, it looks likely, he will be on the move,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Robin van Persie club after the transfer window: 6/4 Manchester City; 2/1 Arsenal; 3/1 Manchester United; 4/1 Juventus; 10/1 Barcelona…others on request

Joe Crilly
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Twitter: @footy_joe

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How Will Premier League Title Be Decided ?

HOW WILL PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE BE DECIDED?

ALTHOUGH MAN CITY ARE 1/9 favourites to win the Premier League title just how they will achieve that – or even whether they will – remains to be seen. William Hill have opened a book on how they or United will land the title – and make City 8/15 to win on goal difference, and 7/2 to win by two points. ‘City won’t really care how they win the title, but there are plenty of potential outcomes for punters to speculate on’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

**Man City win League by :
3 points……6/1
2 points……7/2
1 point……..50/1
Goal difference….8/15
Not win title5/1

** Man City By Goal Difference:
7 or under..5/2
8-9……….9/4
10-11…….7/1
12-13…….14/1
14 or more…..20/1

**Title not decided by GD- 6/4

**Man Utd win title by:
3 points…………16/1
2 points………….9/1
1 point……………40/1
Goal difference…80/1
Not win title1/9

**Man C are 1/9 favourites to lift the title, with Manchester United 5/1.

WHO’LL FINISH THIRD?….2/5 Arsenal; 7/4 Spurs; 33/1 Chelsea; Newcastle

TO FINISH IN TOP 4………1/16 Arsenal; 1/6 Spurs; 4/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Chelsea

WILL ANDY START EUROS?

Andy Carroll to start vs France – 4/1

WILL RVP STAY WITH GUNNERS?

RvP still at Arsenal on 1st day of next seasonYes – 2/5…No – 7/4

Further information……graham sharpe…..07803233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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You Bet Premier League Going Down To The Wire At Both Ends Of The Table

QPR secured a fantastic last minute win against Stoke, which moved them two points clear of Bolton with just one game to go. William Hill make the Rs 9/4 to go down with Bolton now favourites, along with 1/150 Blackburn, at 1/4 to be relegated. Hills are offering 10/1 that any side are relegated on Goal Difference.

Arsenal were let off the hook after drawing with Norwich on Saturday as both Newcastle and Tottenham failed to win and the Gunners are in pole position to finish in the top four at 1/16 with Spurs 1/6, Newcastle 4/1 and Chelsea 7/1.

“Another intriguing day in the Premier League has seen the battles at both ends of the table go down to the wire,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Odds:

Relegation outright: 1/150 Blackburn; 1/4 Bolton; 9/4 QPR; 33/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/200 Wigan; 1/3 QPR; 11/4 Bolton; 20/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/16 Arsenal; 1/6Tottenham; 4/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Chelsea

Any side to be relegated on goal difference 10/1

Joe Crilly
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Twitter: @footy_joe

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Easter Sunday, Title Race Decider? United Evens To Win League By Seven Or More

Easter Sunday could be decisive in the race for the Premier League and William Hill go 5/6 that the destination of the title is decided before the Manchester derby at the end of April (5/6 it is not). Hills are offering Even money that Manchester United win the title by seven or more points although they are 5/1 to fail to win the title. Manchester United are 1/9 to win the League, City are 5/1. City’s recent slump could prove costly, not just for the club, but for their manager as well and he is Even money to have left the club by the first game of next season.

Arsenal will be hopeful that they can keep hold of goal-machine Robin van Persie with his contract due to expire in just over 12 months, although the omens are not good, with Hill making 5/4 to have left the Gunners by the start of next season.

Mark Hughes came to QPR with the backing of mega rich owners with the proviso that he keeps them in the Premier League. Things have not worked out as planned so far, but despite this, Hills make him 1/4 to still be at Loftus Road on the first day of next season (11/4 to have left).

William Hill Football Odds:

Premier League outright: 1/9 Manchester United; 5/1 Manchester City; 750/1 Arsenal, Tottenham

How many points will Premier League title winners get: 7/4 93+; 7/4 89-92; 6/4 88 or less

How many points will United win the League by: 1/1 7 or more; 4/1 4-6; 6/1 1-3; 10/1 goal difference; 5/1 not to win it

Mancini to be at City on the first day of next season: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no

Premier League title to be won before kickoff of the Manchester derby: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no

RVP still at Arsenal on the first day of next season: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no

Mark Hughes still at QPR at the start of next season: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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Squeaky Arsenal Time For Spurs As Gunners Close The Gap…bruce Backed For Wolves Job

Thomas Vermaelen won tonight’s game in the last minute and William Hill are offering 11/10 that they are the top London club at the end of the season with Spurs Even money and Chelsea 6/1. They are also 2/7 to finish in the top four, while Newcastle are 28/1 to taste Champions League football next season.

“Arsenal have come from behind to win in the last four games that they have played and are showing the grit, determination and quality that is needed at this stage of the season to achieve a top four position,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Robin van Persie scored yet another goal and William Hill are offering 2/1 that he beats Alan Shearer and Andy Cole’s Premier League goal record of 34 goals in a season.

******Wolves At The Door Of Steve Bruce********

Steve Bruce has been the subject of a large gamble to become the next permanent Wolves boss with William Hill seeing countless bets (predominantly from the North of England) that saw his odds tumble from 7/1 to 4/1 in a matter of minutes, before the book was closed at 19:55 on Monday evening.

Premier League without Manchester Sides: 1/1 Tottenham; 11/10 Arsenal; 6/1 Chelsea; 100/1 Liverpool

Top four finish: 1/4 Tottenham; 2/7 Arsenal; 11/8 Chelsea; 9/1 Liverpool; 28/1 Newcastle; 125/1 BAR

Premier League Outright: 8/13Manchester United; 6/5 Manchester City; 250/1 Arsenal; 250/1 Tottenham; 500/1 Chelsea

Top London Club: 1/1 Tottenham; 11/10 Arsenal; 6/1 Chelsea

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Weekend Premier League Specials

********************William Hill WEEKEND PREM SPECIALS****************************************

PREM TITLE….8/15 Man C; 13/8 Man U; 40 Spurs. Others on request.
Man City – Man Utd 1-2……. 4/7
Man Utd – Man City 1-2……. 17/10

HOW MANY POINTS WILL MAN C LEAD PREM BY AFTER CURRENT ROUND OF GAMES?

Not Top – 40/1
Top on goal difference- 12/1
1 point- 50/1
2 points- 11/10
3 points- 18/1
4 points- 5/2
5 points- 9/4

TOP 4 FINISH- 1/8 Spurs; 8/11 Chelsea; 11/8 Arsenal; 10/3 Liverpool; 12 Newcastle

TOP SCORER (WITHOUT RVP)- 5/4 Rooney; 13/8 Aguero; 11/2 Ba; 12 Dzeko. Others on request.

WHEN WILL TEVEZ NEXT PLAY 1st TEAM GAME FOR MAN C?

Bolton 16/1
Swansea 4/1
Chelsea 3/1
Stoke 3/1
Sunderland 9/2
None of these fixtures 7/4

WHEN WILL TORRES NEXT SCORE?

TORRES is 15/8 with Hills to fail to score in Chelsea’s next five games (assuming he starts v WBA this weekend) but also 15/8 to break his current goal drought v WBA this weekend.
Hills – WHEN WILL TORRES NEXT SCORE?
15/8 – A v WBA
5/2- A v Birmingham
9/2 H v Stoke
10/1 – H v Napoli
15/8 NONE OF ABOVE.
**Bets void if not starting Vwba.

RELEGATION- 3/10 Wigan (12/5 stay up); 4/6 Wolves (11/10); 8/11 Blackburn (Evs); 8/11 Bolton (Evs); 10/11 QPR (4/5); 12 Swansea. Others on request.

FINISH BOTTOM at end of season- 13/8 Wigan; 3/1 Wolves; 4/1 Bolton; 4/1 Blackburn; 9/2 QPR. Others on request.

NEXT PREM BOSS TO GO THIS SEASON…..

5/6 AVB; 9/2 Redknapp; 5 Coyle; 6/1 Noone else to go before the end of the season; 13/2 Kean; 7 McLeish; Others on request.

WHERE WILL JOSE MOURINHO’S NEXT PERMANENT MANAGERIAL APPOINTMENT BE?….5/2 Chelsea; Man U; 4 Man C; 5 Spurs; 8 Portugal National team; 14 Arsenal; 14 England national team; 16 Liverpool. Others on request.

GUNNERS AT DOUBLE?

William Hill offer 7/1 that Arsenal will land a double by beating both Liverpool this weekend and AC Milan in midweek – but they are 20/1 to pull off a miracle recovery to make the next stage of the Champions League.

PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKEND SPECIALS –

HighestScoringMatch_
Man City v Bolton 3/1
Fulham v Wolves 5/1
Tottenham v Man Utd 5/1
Liverpool v Arsenal 6/1
Blackburn v Aston Villa 7/1
Stoke v Norwich 8/1
West Brom v Chelsea 8/1
Newcastle v Sunderland 8/1
QPR v Everton 11/1
Wigan v Swansea 11/1
E/W – 1/5TH ODDS 1-2-3

HighestScoringTeam_
Man City 10/3
Fulham 15/2
Liverpool 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Newcastle 12/1
Chelsea 12/1
Man Utd 12/1
Blackburn 14/1
Tottenham 14/1
Wigan 16/1
Everton 16/1
Arsenal 16/1
QPR 20/1
Aston Villa 20/1
West Brom 22/1
Norwich 22/1
Swansea 25/1
Sunderland 25/1
Wolves 28/1
Bolton 40/1
E/W – ¼ ODDS 1-2-3

FastestScoringTeam_
Man City 8/1
Fulham 10/1
Liverpool 12/1
Blackburn 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Wigan 12/1
Newcastle 12/1
Tottenham 12/1
Everton 12/1
Chelsea 12/1
Man Utd 12/1
QPR 16/1
West Brom 16/1
Arsenal 16/1
Aston Villa 16/1
Norwich 16/1
Swansea 16/1
Sunderland 16/1
Wolves 16/1
Bolton 25/1
E/W – ¼ ODDS 1-2-3

TotalRedCards_
None 9/2
One 2/1
Two 2/1
Three 4/1
Four or more 5/1

HatTrickScored_
Yes 7/2
No 1/6

|Bets_void_if_postponed_cancelled_games|. |Dead_heat_rules_apply|”

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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Weekend Premier League Specials

********************William Hill WEEKEND PREM SPECIALS****************************************

PREM TITLE….8/15 Man C; 13/8 Man U; 40 Spurs. Others on request.
Man City – Man Utd 1-2……. 4/7
Man Utd – Man City 1-2……. 17/10

HOW MANY POINTS WILL MAN C LEAD PREM BY AFTER CURRENT ROUND OF GAMES?

Not Top – 40/1
Top on goal difference- 12/1
1 point- 50/1
2 points- 11/10
3 points- 18/1
4 points- 5/2
5 points- 9/4

TOP 4 FINISH- 1/8 Spurs; 8/11 Chelsea; 11/8 Arsenal; 10/3 Liverpool; 12 Newcastle

TOP SCORER (WITHOUT RVP)- 5/4 Rooney; 13/8 Aguero; 11/2 Ba; 12 Dzeko. Others on request.

WHEN WILL TEVEZ NEXT PLAY 1st TEAM GAME FOR MAN C?

Bolton 16/1
Swansea 4/1
Chelsea 3/1
Stoke 3/1
Sunderland 9/2
None of these fixtures 7/4

WHEN WILL TORRES NEXT SCORE?

TORRES is 15/8 with Hills to fail to score in Chelsea’s next five games (assuming he starts v WBA this weekend) but also 15/8 to break his current goal drought v WBA this weekend.
Hills – WHEN WILL TORRES NEXT SCORE?
15/8 – A v WBA
5/2- A v Birmingham
9/2 H v Stoke
10/1 – H v Napoli
15/8 NONE OF ABOVE.
**Bets void if not starting Vwba.

RELEGATION- 3/10 Wigan (12/5 stay up); 4/6 Wolves (11/10); 8/11 Blackburn (Evs); 8/11 Bolton (Evs); 10/11 QPR (4/5); 12 Swansea. Others on request.

FINISH BOTTOM at end of season- 13/8 Wigan; 3/1 Wolves; 4/1 Bolton; 4/1 Blackburn; 9/2 QPR. Others on request.

NEXT PREM BOSS TO GO THIS SEASON…..

5/6 AVB; 9/2 Redknapp; 5 Coyle; 6/1 Noone else to go before the end of the season; 13/2 Kean; 7 McLeish; Others on request.

WHERE WILL JOSE MOURINHO’S NEXT PERMANENT MANAGERIAL APPOINTMENT BE?….5/2 Chelsea; Man U; 4 Man C; 5 Spurs; 8 Portugal National team; 14 Arsenal; 14 England national team; 16 Liverpool. Others on request.

GUNNERS AT DOUBLE?

William Hill offer 7/1 that Arsenal will land a double by beating both Liverpool this weekend and AC Milan in midweek – but they are 20/1 to pull off a miracle recovery to make the next stage of the Champions League.

PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKEND SPECIALS –

HighestScoringMatch_
Man City v Bolton 3/1
Fulham v Wolves 5/1
Tottenham v Man Utd 5/1
Liverpool v Arsenal 6/1
Blackburn v Aston Villa 7/1
Stoke v Norwich 8/1
West Brom v Chelsea 8/1
Newcastle v Sunderland 8/1
QPR v Everton 11/1
Wigan v Swansea 11/1
E/W – 1/5TH ODDS 1-2-3

HighestScoringTeam_
Man City 10/3
Fulham 15/2
Liverpool 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Newcastle 12/1
Chelsea 12/1
Man Utd 12/1
Blackburn 14/1
Tottenham 14/1
Wigan 16/1
Everton 16/1
Arsenal 16/1
QPR 20/1
Aston Villa 20/1
West Brom 22/1
Norwich 22/1
Swansea 25/1
Sunderland 25/1
Wolves 28/1
Bolton 40/1
E/W – ¼ ODDS 1-2-3

FastestScoringTeam_
Man City 8/1
Fulham 10/1
Liverpool 12/1
Blackburn 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Wigan 12/1
Newcastle 12/1
Tottenham 12/1
Everton 12/1
Chelsea 12/1
Man Utd 12/1
QPR 16/1
West Brom 16/1
Arsenal 16/1
Aston Villa 16/1
Norwich 16/1
Swansea 16/1
Sunderland 16/1
Wolves 16/1
Bolton 25/1
E/W – ¼ ODDS 1-2-3

TotalRedCards_
None 9/2
One 2/1
Two 2/1
Three 4/1
Four or more 5/1

HatTrickScored_
Yes 7/2
No 1/6

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Graham Sharpe,
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Twitter- @sharpeangle

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M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk

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Wednesday Specials…relegation Battle, Wenger And Senegalese Hotshots

Three of the sides involved in the Premier League relegation battle are involved on Wednesday’s Premier League fixtures and William Hill are betting on how many points Bolton, Blackburn and QPR get between them. Hills offer 66/1 that all three sides win and 7/1 that all three lose. Hills also offer 2/7 that QPR are the highest placed out of the three Premier League teams following Wednesday’s fixtures.

Arsenal take on Bolton followed swiftly by a match against fellow strugglers Blackburn, who beat them earlier in the campaign, and two victories could see them back in the race for a top four place, Blackburn and William Hill offer 11/10 that they take maximum points from the two games. Two defeats, however and Arsene Wenger could be under intense pressure. Hills go 33/1 that they are beaten twice. Arsene Wenger is 11/10 to have left Arsenal by the first game of next season and 11/4 to be the boss of Real Madrid come the first game of next season.

“These two Arsenal matches could defining in more ways than one and two victories for the Gunners could have a massive impact at both ends of the table,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Hills make Robin van Persie 5/4 to outscore the rest of the Arsenal team against Bolton.

Newcastle’s two Senegalese strikers could be back from International duty to play against Blackburn and William Hill go 11/4 that Demba Ba scores more than new boy, Papiss Cisse in the match (10/3 vice versa and 4/7 for the tie).

William Hill Wednesday Specials:

Highest Scoring Match:

9/4 Bolton/Arsenal
3/1 Blackburn/Newcastle
10/3 Sunderland/Norwich
4/1 Fulham/West Brom
9/2 Aston Villa/QPR

Highest Scoring Team: 10/3 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 5/1 Fulham; 11/2 Aston Villa; 7/1 Newcastle; 7/1 Blackburn; 14/1 Bolton; 14/1 Norwich; 16/1 West Brom; 18/1 QPR

Fastest Scoring Team: 9/2 Arsenal; 5/1 Sunderland; 11/2 Fulham; 6/1 Aston Villa; 13/2 Newcastle; 13/2 Blackburn; 9/1 Bolton; 9/1 Norwich; 10/1 West Brom; 11/1 QPR

Who will be highest in the Premier League after 1st Feb Matches: 2/7 QPR; 7/2 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn

Total points combined (QPR, Bolton, Blackburn) 1st February: 66/1 nine; 14/1 seven; 8/1 six; 12/1 five; 3/1 four; 7/2 three; 6/1 two; 3/1 one; 7/1 none

Total goals for Robbie Keane while at Villa (currently two): 2/1 three or under; 5/4 four or five; 7/4 six goals or more

Robin van Persie vs Arsenal team season match bet: 5/4 Van Persie (currently on 19); 4/7 Arsenal team (currently on 20)
*bets void in the event of a tie

Who will score more goals vs Bolton: 5/4 Robin van Persie; 11/10 Arsenal (excluding RvP); 10/3 tie

Arsenal points vs Bolton & Blackburn: 11/10 six; 9/5 four; 16/5 three; 14/1 two; 12/1 one; 33/1 none

Arsene Wenger still at Arsenal on first day of next season: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

Real Madrid manager on the 1st day of the Spanish La Liga season 2012/13

Jose Mourinho 7/4
Arsene Wenger 11/4
Rafa Benitez 7/1
Joachim Low 7/1
Guus Hiddink 20/1
Juan Martinez 20/1
Fabio Capello 20/1
Sven Goran Erikkson 25/1

Papiss Cisse/Demba Ba Match Bet vs Blackburn: 11/4 Ba; 10/3 Papiss Cisse; 4/7 Tie

Joe Crilly
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4/1 Scholes, Becks, Giggs In Olympic Team And 150/1 Van Persie Minor In Arsenal Team

PAUL SCHOLES 2/1 TO MAKE GB OLYMPIC TEAM

Following confirmation that both David Beckham and Ryan Giggs have expressed an interest in being part of the GB Olympic squad, William Hill are offering odds of 8/15 that the pair will appear together in the side at any stage of the tournament.

Hills are also offering odds of 2/1 that another Manchester United oldie, Paul Scholes, will join them in the squad and play alongside them at the Olympics.

“Having Beckham , Giggs and Scholes in the team will certainly raise interest in the tournament and given the sudden glut of oldies playing in the Premier League it would appear to be a very likely scenario”, said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
BECKHAM, GIGGS & SCHOLES ALL TO APPEAR IN THE SAME GB TEAM AT THE SAME TIME: 4/1 YES, 1/7 NO.

TO PLAY ANY PART IN TEAM GB FOOTBALL SQUAD
David Beckham: 1/8 Yes, 9/2 No.
Ryan Giggs: 2/5 Yes, 7/4 No.
Paul Scholes: 2/1 Yes, 4/11 No.

William Hill OFFER 250/1 ABOUT ROBIN VAN PERSIE’S SON SHAQUEEL PLAYING FOR THE GUNNERS’ FIRST TEAM IN THE FUTURE.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk
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