Roy’s Dilemma: Carroll And Welbeck Both 5/6 To Start…england 10/1 For Euros Glory

Danny Welbeck and Andy Carroll both got onto the scoresheet in Kiev and William Hill cannot decide who will partner Wayne Rooney of the pair in England’s next match. Carroll is 5/6 to start against the Ukraine with Danny Welbeck the same price. Wayne Rooney is 1/20 to start England’s next match.

“Both Welbeck and Carroll did their chances of starting against Ukraine no harm, grabbing a goal apiece but with the top dog returning it seems likely that it will be either/or rather than both who start,”said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

England’s starting XI went in at half time one goal up but 15 minutes later found themselves 2-1 down. With Wayne Rooney to return vs Ukraine, Hills offer 12/1 that Hodgson sticks with the same starting XI. After his superb cameo, Theo Walcott is 6/4 to start against Ukraine although a potential injury picked up against Sweden may prevent him from taking part

England are now 2/7 to qualify from Group D, 2/1 to win it and 10/1 to win Euro 2012.

To start vs Ukraine: 1/20 Rooney; 5/6 Carroll; 5/6 Welbeck

6/4 Walcott to start vs Ukraine (opposite not offered due to potential injury)
*bets void if announced he won’t play any part vs Ukraine due to injury

12/1 Starting XI to start vs Ukraine

Group D outright: 8/15 France; 2/1 England; 6/1 Ukraine

Group D to qualify (not to): 1/200 France (25/1); 2/7 England (5/2); 5/2 Ukraine (2/7)

Euro 2012 outright: 9/4 Spain; 5/2 Germany; 7/1 France; 10/1 England; 12/1 Italy; 12/1 Rusia; 14/1 Portugal; 33/1 Holland; 33/1 Croatia; 50/1 Poland; 66/1 Czech Republic; 66/1 Denmark; 100/1 Ukraine; 200/1 Greece

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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When Will Ireland Grace The Main Stage Again?

Ireland exited Euro 2012 after heavy defeat by the World Champions, Spain and William Hill offer 11/8 that the Irish do not qualify for another major tournament until after the World Cup in 2020.

“The Irish side came to Euro 2012 but ultimately, they were always looking to struggle to get out of their group and now, all thoughts must surely turn to qualification for the World Cup in Brazil,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

After conceding three against Croatia and four against Spain, Hills are offering 2/1 that the Italians score three or more goals against them next week, although they are 7/2 to keep a clean sheet.

Ireland conceded in the first five minutes against Croatia and Spain and Hills go 9/1 that they do exactly the same against Italy.

Two goals from Fernando Torres tonight saw him move to 7/2 second favourite to win the tournament top goalscorer, while his teammate Cesc Fabregas also moved to two goals and he is 14/1.

William Hill odds:

Total Italy goals vs Ireland: 7/2 none; 9/4 one; 9/4 two; 2/1 three or more

Next Ireland tournament: 7/2 World Cup 2014; 11/8 Euro 2016; 7/1 World Cup 2020; 11/8 Qualify for none of these three

9/1 Ireland concede in the first five minutes vs Italy

Tournament winner: 9/4 Spain; 5/2 Germany; 8/1 France; 10/1 Italy; 10/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 14/1 Portugal; 25/1 Croatia; 33/1 Holland; 40/1 Ukraine; 50/1 BAR

Tournament top goalscorer: 13/8 Mario Gomez; 7/2 Fernando Torres; 6/1 Alan Dzagoev; 14/1 Cesc Fabregas; 14/1 Mario Mandzukic; 16/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Holland Still Clinging On But Bookies Bet They’re Bust

Despite being the pre-tournament 6/1 third favourites, Holland have flattered to deceive and while not out of the tournament just yet, William Hill feel relatively confident that the £500,000 liability on them is safe for the time being. “Holland have been absolutely woeful, epitomised by poor play from their star men Robben and Van Persie and while we still have a £500,000 liability on them, they need a near miracle to get out of their group,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Holland are 11/2 to progress from their group, while at the other end, Germany have not quite qualified but are 1/12 to win the group and 1/100 to qualify.

There has not been a single 0-0 draw in this tournament so far and not a Euros 0-0 since Italy met Spain in the quarter finals of 2008 and with the run as it is, William Hill are offering 5/1 that there is not a single stalemate in the tournament.

With a number of headed goals in the tournament and quite a few coming from defenders, Hills offer 6/4 that any of the eight centre backs in the Ireland/Spain and Italy/Croatia games score and 4/1 that any one of them opens the scoring.

33 goals have been score so far in the tournament and Hills offer 2/1 that more goals are scored in 90 minutes than at Euro 2004 when 83 were scored. Hills also go 16/1 about there being fewer than the 63 scored at Euro 96.

Will there be a 0-0 draw in Euro 2012: 5/1 no; 1/9 yes

Will any of Pique, Ramos, Bonucci, Chiellini, St Ledger, Dunne, Corluka, Schildenfeld score on Thursday: 1/2 no; 6/4 yes

Will any of Pique, Ramos, Bonucci, Chiellini, St Ledger, Dunne, Corluka, Schildenfeld score first on Thursday: 1/7 no; 4/1 yes

Record highest total goals (90 minutes) to be broken (83 in 2000): 2/1
Record lowest total goals (90 minutes) to fail to be reached (63 in 1996): 16/1

Tournament winner: 9/4 Germany; 11/4 Spain; 9/1 France; 10/1 Italy; 10/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 16/1 Portugal; 25/1 Croatia; 33/1 Holland; 40/1 Ukraine; 50/1 Poland; 66/1 Czech Republic; 66/1 Denmark; 100/1 Sweden; 250/1 Greece; 300/1 Republic of Ireland

Group B winner: 1/12 Germany; 6/1 Denmark; 20/1 Portugal

Group B to qualify (not to): 1/100 Germany (16/1); 2/5 Portugal (7/4); 11/4 Denmark (1/4); 11/2 Holland (1/10)

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Euros Latest: Shevchenko 10/1 For Golden Boot

Euro co-hosts, Ukraine went top of Group D after an Andriy SheVChenko brace and William Hill make them 4/6 to qualify from the group and 4/1 to win it. SheVChenko is 10/1 to bag the golden boot.

“SheVChenko is a national hero in the Ukraine and even more so now,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Just imagine what it would be like if he ended the tournament with the golden boot.”

England drew with France and given the way in which the Three Lions have set up in Roy Hodgson’s first three games, they could all be tight affairs and they are 14/1 to remain unbeaten but to go out at the group stages.

14/1 – England to go unbeaten but fail to qualify

Group D winner: 6/4 France; 7/4 England; 4/1 Ukraine; 11/2 Sweden

Golden boot: 5/1 Mario Gomez; 8/1 Alan Dzagoev; 10/1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic; 10/1 Andriy Shevhenko; 12/1 Karim Benzema; 14/1 Antonio Di Natale; 14/1 Mario Mandzukic; 16/1 BAR

Tournament winner: 5/2 Germany; 3/1 Spain; 9/1 France; 10/1 Italy; 12/1 Holland; 12/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 20/1 Portugal; 25/1 Croatia; 401Ukraine; 40/1 Denmark; 50/1 Poland; 100/1 Czech Republic; 100/1 Sweden; 100/1 Greece; 250/1 Republic of Ireland

To qualify from the group (not to): 4/9 France (13/8) ; 8/15 England (11/8); 4/6 Ukraine (11/10); 9/2 Sweden (1/8)

Joe Crilly
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Spain Second Favs For Tournament As Irish Hopes Dealt Blow

Croatia sit atop Group C after defeating Republic of Ireland but despite their draw today, Spain and Italy remain favourites to make it through to the knockout stages. William Hill make Spain 1/5 to go through and 3/1 second favourites to win the tournament. Ireland, however, are 9/1 to qualify from their group and a huge 100/1 to win the tournament.

“Given how difficult Ireland’s group is, this was a game where the boys in green needed to get something,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Unfortunately that was not the case and they now face even more of an uphill challenge.”

Euro 2012 winner: 5/2 Germany; 3/1 Spain; 8/1 France; 10/1 Italy; 12/1 Holland; 12/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 20/1 Croatia; 20/1 Portugal; 33/1 Denmark; 40/1 Poland; 501 Ukraine; 66/1 Sweden; 100/1 Rep of Ireland; 100/1 Czech Republic; 100/1 Greece

Group C:

Qualify (not to): 1/5 Spain (10/3); 8/13 Italy (6/5); 8/11 Croatia (1/1); 9/1 Rep of Ireland (1/20)

Winner: 5/6 Spain; 11/4 Croatia; 11/4 Italy; 40/1 Rep of Ireland

Joe Crilly
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Euro 2012: Germany New Favourites To Lift Trophy!

Following their victory over Portugal, Germany are now the 5/2 favourites to win Euro 2012, with Spain offered at 11/4.

“Holland were a big disappointment today and with a win under their belt Germany are now the team to beat,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

To Win Group B: 6/5 Germany, 7/4 Holland, 7/2 Portugal, 14/1 Denmark

Euro 2012 winner: 5/2 Germany; 11/4 Spain; 8/1 France; 12/1 Holland; 12/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 14/1 Italy; 20/1 Portugal; 33/1 Denmark, 40/1 Poland; 50/1 Ukraine; 50/1 Croatia; 66/1 Sweden; 80/1 Republic of Ireland; 100/1 Czech Republic; 100/1 Greece

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Bent 11/4 For Euros Squad, Gerrard 4/1 To Quit After Tournament

Darren Bent thinks that he will be fit enough to make the Euros but William Hill do not agree, offering 1/4 he fails to make the squad (11/4 to make it) and 1/9 that he fails to start England’s first match against France (5/1 he does).

Stuart Pearce is keeping his cards close to his chest, refusing to name his captain until tomorrow and William Hill are offering Even money that whoever wears the armband against Holland, does so for England’s first match of the Euros against France (8/11 not to). Steven Gerrard is one of those potentially in line to captain England tomorrow night although his should he get the gig, it could only be a short term arrangement with Hills offering 4/1 that he does not play another game for England after the Euros (1/7 that he does).

“Gerrard has hinted that the Euros could be his final hurrah, but should he guide the side to victory, he could lead the side to Rio in 2014,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Joe Crilly
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Now Fans Back England For Euro Glory As Fabio Goes

FANS RUSH TO BACK ENGLAND FOR EUROS AS FABIO GOES

LATEST William Hill EURO 12 ODDS…….William Hill now make England 8/1 4th favourites to win Euro 12, with Spain 9/4 favourites, Germany 3/1 and Holland 7/1. ‘We have already seen Fabio’s resignation sparking a sudden outpouring of patriotic support for England to win the Euro tournament – fans appeared to have become rather disillusioned by the Italian’s lacklustre efforts in the job – we’d taken very little for them to win Euro 12 despite recently beating Spain, but all of a sudden cash is pouring in again’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills also offer 12/1 France; 14/1 Italy; 16/1 Russia.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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Euro 2012 Specials As England 7/1 And 20 To Play Germany In Final

***************************************William Hill EURO 2012 SPECIALS*******************************************

ENGLAND 7/1 FOR EURO 2012

ENGLAND are 7/1 joint third favourites with William Hill to win Euro 2012 following the draw. Hills make Spain 9/4 favourites and also offer 7/2 Germany; 7/1 England/Holland; 12/1 France; 14 Italy; 16 Russia; 18 Portugal; 40 Ukraine; Greece; Croatia; Poland ;Czech Rep;50 Republic of Ireland; 66 Sweden; 100 Denmark.
‘England have been handed a decent draw and we have cut their odds from 11/1 pre-draw’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

ENGLAND GROUP ODDS…6/4 England; 2/1 France; 4/1 Ukraine; 5/1 Sweden,
England to qualify? 2/7 yes; 5/2 no.

ENGLAND ARE 20/1 WITH Hills TO PLAY GERMANY IN THE FINAL OF Euro ’12. Hills make a Spain-Germany the most likely Final at 5/1 and also offer 7 Holland-Germany; 8 Spain-Holland; 12 England-Spain; 16 Germany-Italy; 1000/1 Republic-Ukraine.

To Start vs FranceYESNO
John Terry1/3…9/4
Rio Ferdinand13/8…4/9
Frank Lampard8/13…6/5
Steven Gerrard11/8…8/15
Jack Wilshere1/3….9/4
Andy Carroll7/2……1/6
Bobby Zamora4/1….1/7
Darren Bent8/15….11/8
Scott Parker1/2….6/4

William Hill– How many goals scored in tournament?
Over 70.5 5/6
Under 70.5 5/6

Further information……graham sharpe…0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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53/1 To Predict England’s Euro Group

53/1 TO PREDICT ENGLAND’S EURO GROUP

William Hill have offered punters a 53/1 shot to predict the three teams England will be facing in their Euro 2012 Group – and offer 14/5 that they will be draw with Rep of Ireland and 14/5 with Spain. ‘Although in theory there is an exactly equal chance of England meeting any particular one of their potential opponents we all know that the universe likes to play tricks and deliberately devise Groups with story lines – for example, you’d think it must be preordained that England and Republic of Ireland will end up in the same Group – so we are offering 14/5 to name any individual one of England’s opponents, 13/1 to successfully tip two of them, and 53/1 to come up with all three’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill…WHO WILL ENGLAND DRAW FROM EACH POT…
14/5; Spain; 14/1 Holland; 14/5 Ukraine; 14/5 Poland
14/5 Croatia; 14/5 Greece; 14/5 Sweden; 14/5 Portugal
14/5 Denmark; 14/5 Czech Rep;14/5 France; 14/5 Republic of Ireland,

13/1 Doubles; 53/1 Trebles.

William Hill TO WIN EURO 2012…5/2 Spain; 10/3 Germany; 6/1 Holland; 10/1 Italy; 11/1 England/France; 16/1 Portugal; 20/1 Russia; 33/1 Ukraine; 40/1 Croatia; 50/1 Denmark; Greece; Poland; Sweden; 66/1 Rep Ire; Czech Rep.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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