Managerial Merry Go Round Slowing Down As Avb Becomes Spurs Fav

Michael Laudrup has been appointed as boss of Swansea and William Hill are betting on how his troops fare without the guiding influence of Brendan Rodgers. Hills offer 4/11 that they finish lower than the 11th that they finished last season, 3/1 they finish higher than that and 6/1 they finish exactly 11th.

“Swansea we described as the Barecelona of the Premier League last season and given Laudrup’s Barca history, the transition between managers should be seamless,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It could be argued, however, that under Rodgers, Swansea overachieved and whether they can do that again this season is questionable.”

Andre Villas Boas is the 11/8 new favourite for the Spurs job with William Hill although, two outsiders are really catching the eye. Martin Jol has been backed in from a 33/1 to 16/1 after being well backed in the last 24 hours and Jurgen Klinsmann is in to 8/1 from 12/1 after a punter in Newcastle walked into a William Hill shop and placed £200 on the former Spurs legend getting the gig.

“Despite being the early favourite, Moyes is on the drift a bit and more contenders are coming to light each day,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It would seem that this one has a long way to run yet.”

Where will Swansea finish in 2012/13: 4/11 lower than 11th; 6/1 exactly 11th; 3/1 higher than 11th

Next permanent Tottenham manager: 11/8 Andre Villas Boas; 2/1 David Moyes; 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 8/1 Fabio Capello; 8/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 12/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Jose Mourinho; 25/1 BAR

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

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You Bet Moyes Headed For Spurs

YOU BET MOYES HEADED FOR SPURS

William Hill have installed David Moyes as 7/4 favourite to succeed Harry Redknapp as the next permanent manager of Spurs. Hills also offer 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; Jurgen Klinsmann; 16/1 Fabio Capello; Andre Villas Boas; Alan Pardew; 20/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 Stuart Pearce. Others on request.
‘This will be a volatile market but as Spurs would have expected Harry to get the England job they are sure to have put out feelers to potential replacements and we would expect a speedy appointment’ said Hill’sspokesman Graham Sharpe.

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Moyes Favourite For Spurs Job But Could ‘arry Move To Monaco?

David Moyes is 10/11 to be named as the next Spurs boss after Harry Redknapp left the club in the early hours of Thursday morning. William Hill make Moyes the favourite followed by Roberto Martinez at 7/4. With the uncertainty surrounding Rangers at the moment, Ally McCoist could be out of a job in the next few days and he has entered the betting at 25/1.

“David Moyes has performed fantastically over the last ten years at Everton, but will surely feel that he has the ability to make the step up,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

All eyes will turn to where the outgoing Spurs boss will turn up and he is 3/1 to take an international job and 6/1 to make a return to newly promoted West Ham. Having been linked with a move to the Middle East in the past, he is 7/1 to go to Al Ahly. Should he want to move a bit closer to Rosie ’47, he is 50/1 for his next job to be in charge of Monaco.

Redknapp enjoyed a fine rapport with many of his players and his departure could spell the end of Tottenham careers for a number of their big names. Luka Modric, already the subject of interest from Chelsea and Manchester United to no longer be a Spurs player come the start of next season, with Bale 10/3 to have gone and van der Vaart 6/4.

Spurs fans must surely be fearing the worst and Hills make them odds on to finish between 5th and 8th and out of the Champions League spots. Fourth place was not good enough for Spurs this year and they are 7/2 to finish in fourth.

Next Spurs Manager: 10/11 David Moyes; 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; 6/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 7/1 Fabio Capello; 10/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Sam Allardyce; 25/1 Ally McCoist; 25/1 Owen Coyle; 25/1 Dider Deschamps; 25/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 25/1 Laurent Blanc; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 33/1 BAR

Players to leave Spurs (to still be there): 1/6 Modric (7/2 still be there); 6/4 Defoe (1/2); 6/4 Van Der Vaart (1/2); 10/3 Bale (1/5); 7/2 Walker (1/6); 9/2 Lennon (1/8); 9/2 Dawson (1/8); 7/1 Parker (1/16)

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

7/4 Spurs Top Four finish

25/1 Spurs to win Premier League 2012/13

250/1 Spurs to be relegated 2012/13

Redknapp next Club: 3/1 International team; 6/1 West Ham; 7/1 Al Ahly; 10/1 Manchester United; 10/1 Newcastle; 12/1 Everton; 14/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 16/1 Manchester City; 20/1 Chelsea; 25/1 Portsmouth; 33/1 Bournemouth; 50/1 Monaco

Joe Crilly
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Redknapp Stays At Spurs For Now But Moyes Waiting In The Wings

The twittersphere was awash with rumours of Harry Redknapp quitting Spurs – rumours that were quickly silenced by the man himself, but what if they were true? William Hill have made David Moyes the 5/4 favourite to become the next permanent Spurs boss with Roberto Martinez 4/1 second favourite. Harry is 4/1 for his next job to be an international one, although on the back of reported rumours last summer of interest from the Middle East, Al Ahly are 6/1 to be his next destination.

“Redknapp moved quickly to quash the rumours that he was on his way but there are still talks ongoing about his new contract and should he leave the club any time soon, it looks like Moyes is the frontrunner to replace him,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Harry Redknapp’s Next Club?
International team 4/1
Al-Ahly 6/1
Chelsea 6/1
Everton 7/1
Swansea 8/1
Man Utd 10/1
Newcastle 10/1
Arsenal 14/1
Liverpool 16/1
Man City 16/1

Next Spurs Boss
David Moyes 5/4
Roberto Martinez 4/1
Jurgen Klinsman 10/1
Andre Villas-Boas 12/1
Rafa Benitez 14/1
Fabio Capello 16/1
Gus Poyet 16/1
Alan Pardew 20/1
Marco Van Basten 20/1
Alan Curbishley 33/1

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Swansea Gunning For Bergkamp…20/1 In To Evens For Job

Dennis Bergkamp has emerged today as the frontrunner for the Swansea manager’s job with William Hill seeing him backed in from 20/1 to Evens. Former favourite, Graeme Jones has drifted from 1/6 (on Friday) to 4/1 joint second favourite with Michael Laudrup.

“Bergkamp has come from nowhere to become our favourite but it has to be said that his Arsenal ethos would suit Swansea well ,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “We actually suspended betting on Saturday and Sunday because we thought that Jones had got the job, but it looks like we are back to square one.”

Next Permanent Swansea manager: 1/1 Dennis Bergkamp; 4/1 Graeme Jones; 4/1 Michael Laudrup; 6/1 Ian Holloway; 7/1 Gus Poyet; 8/1 Marcel Desailly; 16/1 BAR

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Holt To Join Lambert At Villa Park?

Grant Holt looks even more certain to be leaving Norwich after West Ham made an offer for him and William Hill make him 4/7 to join Sam Allardyce’s side, 11/8 to join former manager, Paul Lambert at Aston Villa and 9/1 to stay at Carrow Road. With Aston Villa now having confirmed Lambert as their manager and given the Villain’s recent propensity to only keep their managers for the one season, Hills are offering 5/2 that the former Norwich man is not in charge on the first day of the 2013/14 season. Lambert is 1/9 to take Villa to a higher position than their 16th position that they finished under Alex McLeish.

“Lambert is a fantastic manager and we fully expect him to lead Villa up the table next year,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “He did have some good players at his disposal at Carrow Road and he could be joined by one of his old cohorts at Villa Park should West Ham not bag Grant Holt.”

Hills make Chris Hughton the 5/4 favourite to replace Lambert, with Malky Macky 7/4 and Steve Bruce 3/1.

Who will Grant Holt be playing for at the start of the 2012/13 Premier League season: 4/7 West Ham; 11/8 Aston Villa; 9/1 Norwich; 12/1 Sunderland; 16/1 Everton; 20/1 Tottenham; 25/1 Stoke; 33/1 Newcastle; 33/1 Fulham; 40/1 Liverpool

Paul Lambert to still be at Villa on the start of the 2013/14 season: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no

Aston Villa to finish higher than 2011/12 season: 1/9 Higher than 16th; 5/1 lower than 16th; 9/1 Finish 16th

Next permanent Norwich manager: 5/4 Chris Hughton; 7/4 Malky Mackay; 3/1 Steve Bruce; 6/1 Lee Clark; 6/1 Tim Sherwood; 10/1 Ian Culverhouse; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 14/1 Gus Poyet; 14/1 Ala Curbishley; 14/1Gianfranco Zola; 14/1 Ian Holloway; 16/1 Roberto Martinez; 16/1 Mick McCarthy; 25/1 BAR

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Lambert And Holt Set To Bolt…eden Hazardous Against New Teammates

Paul Lambert looks set to leave Norwich and William Hill offer 5/4 that Chris Hughton gets the job, while Malky Mackay is 7/4 with Steve Bruce 3/1. Grant Holt looks like he could be another person heading for the exit door at Carrow Road and Hills make Sunderland the 13/8 favourites to attract the powerful forward with Aston Villa 15/8. Hills have cut the price of Norwich being relegated, given the current turmoil, from 7/4 to 13/8.

“Holt and Lambert were instrumental in the meteoric rise for Norwich in recent times and their departures could catalyse a downturn in fortunes for the Canaries,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

England take on Belgium at Wembley on Saturday where Eden Hazard will be showcasing his talents on UK soil and Hills offer 6/1 that he outscores his new Chelsea teammates (Cole Cahill and Terry) during the game.

Andy Carroll had a brilliant opportunity to add to his single goal for England against Norway and Hills are now betting on how the Liverpool targetman will find the net. 4/5 favourite is that he bags a goal with his left foot and 6/4 he does so with a header. Carroll is 7/2 to open the scoring against Belgium and 10/11 to score anytime during the match.

Next Norwich manager: 5/4 Chris Hughton; 7/4 Malky Mackay; 3/1 Steve Bruce; 6/1 Tim Sherwood; 10/1 Lee Clark; 10/1 Ian Culverhouse; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 14/1 Gus Poyet; 14/1 Alan Curbishley; 14/1 Gianfranco Zola; 14/1 Ian Holloway; 16/1 BAR

Grant Holt next club: 13/8 Sunderland; 15/8 Aston Villa; 7/1 West Ham; 12/1 Everton; 16/1 Newcastle; 16/1 Stoke; 16/1 Swansea; 20/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Fulham; 33/1 Liverpool

Eden Hazard vs Terry, Cahill and Cole (goals): 6/1 Hazard; 9/2 Terry, Cahill, Cole; 1/4 Tie
*All four players must start the match or bets void

Tale of two cities: City and United players vs Everton and Liverpool players (goals vs Belgium): 5/6 City & United; 5/6 Liverpool & Everton

How will Andy Carroll score his next England goal: 4/5 left foot shot (not inc Penalty or Free kick); 6/4 Header; 2/1 Right foot shot (not including Penalty or free kick); 12/1 Penalty; 25/1 Free Kick

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Will Swan Have Liverpool Singing Songs? 1/2 To Finish Higher Than Last Season.

Liverpool’s long and protracted search for a manager finally came to an end as Brendan Rodgers was named as Kenny Dalglish’s successor and William Hill think that he will fare better than Roy Hodgson by at least finishing a season, offered at 1/4 (11/4 he is given the chop before then). At least he does not have too much to better as Liverpool slumped to eighth position and Hills offer 1/2 that they finish seventh or better. He is 12/1 to win the LMA Manager of the Year.

“Rodgers found a winning formula while in South Wales and it could be argued that he has better players at his disposal,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Liverpool fans could be forgiven for getting excited about this appointment.”

Rodgers and his Swansea side last season defied pre-season predictions that they would be relegated and did so with a formula of patient, passing build up and Hills have opened a market on some of his former players joining him at Anfield. Gylfi Sigurdsson is 9/4 to join the Reds, while Scott Sinclair is 7/2. Leon Brtton and Ashley Williams are both 6/1 and Danny Graham is 7/1.

Rodgers will leave a very big hole in South Wales and William Hill make Ian Holloway the Even money favourite to replace him with Gus Poyet 2/1.

Paul Lambert looks like he could be on his way out of Carrow Road although the fact that his resignation has been rejected has muddied the waters somewhat. As things stand, Chris Hughton is the 5/4 favourite with Malky Mackay 2/1 and Steve Bruce 7/2.

Brendan Rodgers to last the season: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no

Will Liverpool finish higher or lower than they did in 2011/12: 1/2 finish higher; 13/8 finish lower; 8/1 finish eighth

Who will sign for Liverpool:
G. Sigurdsson: 1/3 no; 9/4 yes
S. Sinclair: 1/6 no; 7/2 yes
L. Britton: 1/12 no; 6/1 yes
A. Williams: 1/12 no; 6/1 yes
D. Graham: 1/16 no; 7/1 yes

Next permanent Swansea manager: 1/1 Ian Holloway; 2/1 Gus Poyet; 5/1 Dave Jones; 12/1 Alan Curbishley; 14/1 Chris Hughton; 14/1 Colin Pascoe; 14/1 Lee Clark; 16/1 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Roberto Martinez; 16/1 Steve Bruce; 16/1 Alan Curtis; 20/1 BAR

Next permanent Norwich manager: 5/4 Chris Hughton; 2/1 Malky Mackay; 7/2 Steve Bruce; 10/1 Alan Curbishley; 10/1 Ian Culverhouse; 11/1 Gus Poyet; 11/1 Roberto Martinez; 11/1 Lee Clark; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 14/1 Gianfranco Zola; 14/1 Ian Holloway; 16/1 Mick McCarthy; 20/1 BAR

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Swans See Poyet As Ready Made Replacement For Rodgers

Swans See Poyet As Ready Made Replacement For Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has left Swansea after a fantastic year in the Premier League to join Liverpool and William Hill make Brighton Boss, Gus Poyet, the 6/1 favourite to replace him. Colin Pascoe is 8/1 with both Roberto Martinez and Ian Holloway 10/1.

“Brendan Rodgers will surely leave Swansea with the blessing of everyone at the club and whoever comes in will have very big boots to fill,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Next Swansea Manager: 6/1 Gus Poyet, 8/1 Colin Pascoe, 10/1 Roberto Martinez, 10/1 Ian Holloway, 14/1 Alan Curbishley, 16/1 Alan Curtis, 16/1 Michael Laudrup, 16/1 Chris Houghton, 20/1 Ole Solskjar, 20/1 Ray Wilkins, 20/1 Gianfranco Zola, 20/1 Dougie Freedman, 20/1 Lee Clark, 20/1 Steve Bruce, 25/1 Karl Robinson, 25/1 Paolo Di Canio, 25/1 Rafa Benitez, 25/1 Roberto Di Matteo, 25/1 Tony Mowbray, 25/1 Eddie Howe, 25/1 Alex McLeish, 33/1 Bar

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Rafa’s Return ?

RETURN OF RAFA? BET ON IT

FORMER Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has been installed as 2/1 favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish by William Hill, who make Wigan’s Roberto Martinez their 5/2 second favourite. Everton boss David Moyes is a 40/1 chance to switch Mersey-sides, with current player Jamie Carragher a 50/1 shot to replace departing Dalglish. ‘Rafa has the credentials but how keen would the Anfield faithful be to welcome him back?’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill Next PermanentLiverpool Manager: 2/1 Rafael Benitez; 5/2 Roberto Martinez; 9/2 Frank Rijkaard; 8/1 Steve Clarke; 10/1 Paul Lambert; 11/1 Brendan Rogers; 12/1 Fabio Capello; 14/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Martin O’Neill; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 20/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Marcelo Lippi; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann, 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Pep Guardiola, 25/1 Claudio Ranieri; 25/1 Lauren Blanc; 25/1 Louis van Gaal; 33/1 joachim Low; 40/1 Owen Coyle, 40/1 Sven Goran Eriksson; 40/1 David Moyes 50/1 Jamie Carragher; 150/1 Steven Gerrard

WHAT WILL LIVERPOOL WIN NEXT SEASON?….125/1 Prem; 8/1 FA Cup; 6/1 Carling Cup; 11/1 Europa League.

LIVERPOOL TO WIN NOTHING NEXT SEASON?….2/9…TO WIN ALL 4 TROPHIES – 2500/1.

NEXT PERMANENT LIVERPOOL MANAGER TO WIN LMA MANAGER OF YEAR NEXT SEASON – 10/1

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