Sunday Stroll For Chelsea And City

The European champions and Premier League champions kick off their Premier League campaign on Sunday. Both are odds on favourites to win with Chelsea 4/6 and Manchester City 1/5 and both are expected to cruise to victory with William Hill offering 13/1 that Chelsea and Manchester City win by 3 or more goals. The City game against Southampton is 4/6 to produce the most goals on Super Sunday, with Wigan vs Chelsea 9/4.

Victor Moses has been linked with a move to Chelsea this summer and will be 11/1 to score first against his potential suitors. Franco Di Santo is an ex Chelsea striker, it is 12/1 that he scores first for Wigan and Wigan win. The champions look certain to steam roll new boys Southampton but they have a goal machine in Rickie Lambert. It is 25/1 that he scores at anytime and the Saints score an unlikely victory.

“Both Chelsea and City will want to send out a message to their rivals with big victories and the odds suggest that they will do so with relative ease,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

9/2 Wigan, 13/5 Draw, 4/6 Chelsea

First Goal Scorer: 7/2 F Torres, 5/1 D Sturridge, 6/1 J Mata, 6/1 E Hazard, 7/1 Oscar, 7/1 L Piazon, 8/1 F Lampard, 8/1 Y Benayoun, 9/1 F Malouda, 10/1 F Di Santo, 11/1 V Moses, 11/1 M Boselli

6/4 Torres to score any time and Chelsea to win

12/1 Di Santo to score any time and Wigan to win

1/5 Man City, 5/1 Draw, 14/1 Southampton

First Goal Scorer: 11/4 C Tevez, 11/4 S Aguero, 4/1 M Balotelli, 9/2 E Dzeko, 11/2 D Silva, 7/1 Y Toure, 7/1 S Nasri, 8/1 A Johnson, 12/1 R Lambert, 14/1 J Rodriguez, 14/1 B Sharp, 20/1 A Llalana, 20/1 J Puncheon

1/1 Aguero to score anytime and Man City to win

25/1 Lambert to score anytime and Southampton to win

Which match will produce the most goals on Sunday: 4/6 Manchester City vs Southampton; 9/4 Wigan vs Chelsea; 3/1 Tie

13/1 Both City and Chelsea to win by three or more

For more football odds, please follow this link: http://sports.williamhill.com/bet/en-gb/betting/y/5/Football.html

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Community Shield: Pressure On Di Matteo Already

Manchester City are the 4/6 favourites to lift the Community Shield on Sunday with William Hill also making the League Champions 2/5 to finish higher than Chelsea in the League this season. Roberto Di Matteo worked wonders towards the end of last season, however with a Pep Guardiola shaped shadow hanging over him, Hill’s offer 11/10 that he has left Stamford Bridge by the end of the season and the former Barca boss is 14/1 to be sat on the bench for Chelsea’s final game of the season.

“The Community Shield enables sides to get one over on their prospective title rivals but we think that if Chelsea lose this one, the pressure could be on Di Matteo already,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Formerly known as the Charity Shield, Hills offer 7/2 that there is no charity and that a red card is shown during the match.

Community Shield:

90 minutes: 5/4 Man City; 11/5 Chelsea; 23/10 Draw

To lift the trophy: 4/6 Man City; 11/10 Chelsea

First scorer: 5/1 Aguero; 11/2 Tevez; 11/2 Balotelli; 6/1 Torres; 6/1 Dzeko; 7/1 Hazard; 8/1 Sturridge; 8/1 Silva; 9/1 Nasri; 9/1 Lampard; 10/1 BAR

7/2 Red card to be shown during the match

Who will finish higher in the Premier League: City/Chelsea – 2/5 City 7/4 Chelsea

Roberto Di Matteo to last the season? Yes – 4/6 No – 11/10

Pep Guardiola to be Chelsea manager to be in charge of Chelsea for the final game of the season – ***MUST BE ON BENCH FOR FINAL GAME*** – 14/1

Roberto Mancini to be in charge of City for the last game of the season? – Yes 1/9 no – 5/1

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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Rvp Backed To Start Season At United

Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that Manchester United are still in the hunt for Robin van Persie and William Hill offer 6/4 that the Dutchman starts Manchester United’s first game of the season. William Hill think that van Persie and Wayne Rooney will be the focal point of Manchester United’s forward line and they are both 5/6 to outscore their potential future striking partner.

“Van Persie’s exit from Arsenal looks to be inching ever closer and we think he could be lining up for United on the first day of the season,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Should van Persie come in, United will probably have to offload one of their strikers and that would probably be Berbatov. Hills make Zenit St Petersburg the most likely destination for the Bulgarian at 6/4, with AC Milan 5/1 and Galatasaray 6/1.

Tony Hibbert scored his first ever goal for Everton in his testimonial against AEK Athens and William Hill are offering odds of 3/1 that he manages to break his Premier League duck this season (2/9 that he does not).

“Tony Hibbert may have got the goalscoring bug after his strike against AEK Athens and may venture further forward this season in order to get his name on the scoresheet again,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Brendan Rodgers has stated that every player has his price, hinting that Daniel Agger may well be on his way to Manchester City and the big Dane is 5/1 to sign for the Premier League Champions by the start of the 2012/13 season.

Tony Hibbert to score a Premier League goal in the Premier League during the 2012/13 season: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no

Robin van Persie to start Manchester United’s first game of the season: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no

Goals match bet: 5/6 van Persie; 5/6 Rooney
*van Persie must be a registered EPL player on 1st September or bets void

Daniel Agger to move to Manchester City by the start of the season: 5/1 yes; 1/9 no

Dimitar Berbatov next club: 6/4 Zenit St. Petersburg; 5/1 AC Milan; 6/1 Galatasaray; 8/1 QPR; 14/1 Leverkusen; 20/1 West Ham; 25/1 PSG; 25/1 Spurs

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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City To Start Season Where They Left Off…..lifting Silverware

Manchester City take on Chelsea in the traditional season curtain raiser – the Community Shield and William Hill make the League Champions 4/6 to lift the trophy and 13/10 to win in 90 minutes. Of the previous five Community Shield winners, four of them have gone on to win the Premier League and William Hill are 2/1 that this year’s winner will also lift the big prize at the end of the season. Chelsea are 11/10 to lift the trophy.

“The season’s curtain raiser is often a good indicator as to who will go on to dominate throughout the course of the season and if you think Manchester City will win the double, this is a good time to get 2/1 about them winning the league,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Robin van Persie is 6/4 to start Manchester United’s first game of the season amidst talk that Wayne Rooney has told him to join him at Old Trafford, while Manchester City also appear to be closing in on their latest big money signing. Daniel Agger is 10/3 to have moved to Manchester City by the start of the 2012/13 season.

Community Shield: 13/10 Man City, 21/10 Draw, 9/5 Chelsea.

To Lift The Trophy: 4/6 Man City, 11/10 Chelsea.

First Goal Scorer: 5/1 S Aguero, 11/2 C Tevez, 11/2 M Balotelli, 6/1 E Dzeko, 6/1 F Torres, 7/1 E Hazard, 8/1 D Sturridge, 8/1 D Silva, 9/1 F Lampard, 9/1 S Nasri, 9/1 R Lukaku, 10/1 J Mata.

2/1 The Winner of the Community Shield goes onto win the Premier League

Robin van Persie to start Manchester United’s first game of the season: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no.

Daniel Agger to move to Manchester City by the start of 2012/13 season: 1/5 no; 10/3 yes.

Samba Stars Set for Gold

Brazil and Mexico will bring a bit of Latin flair to London on Saturday as they duke it out for the Olympic gold medal. Brazil are the 2/9 favourites for the gold medal, while they are 4/7 to win in 90 minutes.

“Brazil have been impressive over the course of the last two weeks and have shown why they have been favourites throughout the tournament. It would be a surprise if they did not finish the job off now,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young

Brazil/Mexico: 4/7 Brazil; 5/1 Mexico; 14/5 draw.

To win gold medal: 2/9 Brazil; 3/1 Mexico.

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
Email: myoung@williamhill.co.uk
Phone: 02089183981

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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
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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20/1 Chelsea, United, City All Out Of Champions League



20/1 ONLY ARSENAL THROUGH TO NEXT STAGE OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

WITH MANCHESTER UNITED, CITY AND CHELSEA all having some work to do to make it through to the next stage of the Champions League, William Hill are offering 9/2 that all four Premier League clubs will be in the next round; 8/13 that three of them are there, 2/1 just two and 20/1 only Arsenal. ‘What used to be a straightforward stroll through the Group phase is beginning to become more of a challenge for the Premier League clubs and there could well be one or two high profile failures’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills MAKE UNITED 1/6 to get through (7/2 not); Chelsea 4/9 (13/8 not) and Man C 2/1 (4/11 not).
ALL PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL – 20/1

Hills OFFER 7/2 THAT MATA WILL SCORE IN A CHELSEA WIN.

Hills…PREM CLUB TO PROGRESS FURTHEST….6/4 Man U; 9/4 Chelsea; 9/4 Arsenal; 7/1 Man C

TO WIN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE….13/8 Barcelona; 3/1 Real Madrid; 13/2 Bayern M; 12 Man U; 16 Chelsea; 20 Arsenal; 25/1 Man C; AC Milan; Inter; 50 Napoli; Porto; 66 Benfica; 80 Valencia. Others on request.

STEVE KEAN is 11/10 favourite with Hills to be the next Prem boss to leave his club. Hills also offer 5/2 Coyle; 7/2 Martinez; 9/2 AVB; 9/1 McLeish; 11/1 McCarthy; 16 Moyes; Redknapp;33/1 no more to go this season. Others on request.

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

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6/1 All Prem Champions League Final ?

6/1 ALL PREM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL?

William Hill offer 6/1 that there will be an all Premier League Champions League final. Hills make Man U 7/4 to go furthest of the Prem teams, with Chelsea and Man C both 9/4, Arsenal 6/1.
CHELSEA are now 1/50 to go through, 12/1 not to while Arsenal are 2/7 to progress, 5/2 not to.
BARCA are 7/4 favs to win the Champions League with Hills who also offer 5 Real M; 7 Man U; 10 Chelsea/Man C; 20 Bayern; 22 AC; 25 Arsenal;Inter; 28 Porto. Others on request.
CHAMPS LG TOP SCORER- 11/4 Messi; 4 Ronaldo; 9 Villa; 11 Rooney; 14 Hernandez; 16 Benzema; Aguero; 20 Van Persie.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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You Bet Wenger Could Be Out On His Arsene

Ahead of the expected mass exodus from Arsenal, William Hill make Arsene Wenger 4/1 to have also have left the Gooners by the final game of next season. He is 1/7 still to be in his position by the same time. Arsenal are 4/7 to qualify for the Champions League next season and 5/4 to fail to do so. Arsenal have now gone six barren years without a trophy and Hills offer 2/9 that that run extends next season. They are 750/1 to win the quadruple and 7/1 to win the Premier League. He is 33/1 to be the first Premier League manager to leave their club.

“Arsene Wenger has, up until recently, been considered as an ‘unsackable’ manager, but with a number of players poised to leave the club, a poor run of form could see his 15 year relationship crumble,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Arsenal Odds:

Wenger to be at Arsenal on the last day of the 2011/12 season: 1/7 yes; 4/1 no

Arsenal to qualify for 2012/13 Champions League: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no

What Will Arsenal Win Next Season:

2/9 No Trophies
33/1 Premier League/FA Cup
33/1 Premier League/Carling Cup
50/1 Premier League/Champions League
66/1 FA Cup/Carling Cup
80/1 Carling Cup/Champions League
80/1 FA Cup/Champions League
250/1 Premier League/FA Cup/Carling Cup
300/1 Premier League/FA Cup/Champions League
300/1 Premier League/Carling Cup/Champions League
500/1 FA Cup/Carling Cup/Champions League
750/1 Premier League/FA Cup/ Carling Cup/Champions League

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

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lncredible! Hulk 4/1 To Join Chelsea

lncredible! Hulk 4/1 to join Chelsea as:

VILLAS BOAS 9/4 STILL TO BE CHELSEA BOSS IN 2015
William Hill offer 9/4 that Villas Boas will be so successful at Chelsea that he will still be boss in 2015, but 25/1 that he’ll be gone before the end of this year – and they are 10/3 that he will be the man finally to bring the Champions League trophy to Stamford Bridge. Hills are also betting on who the new man may bring to the club and offer 4/1 that Hulk will arrive, with Falcao a 7/4 chance.
‘The fascinating thing about this appointment is that it has the potential to be an absolute disaster or a complete triumph!’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills…..When Will AVB leave Chelsea?
2011…..25/1
2012…..4/1
2013…..5/2
2014…..2/1
2015…..+9/4

Hills…. Number of Chelsea Trophies?
0…..8/11
1……5/4
2…..13/2
3……33/1
4…….400/1

(FA Cup/Carling Cup/Premier League/Champions League/Europa League)
Where Will Chelsea Finish?
Winner….9/4
2nd-4th….8/13
5th – 10th….7/1
Bottom half….12/1

AVB to win CL with Chelsea: Yes – 10/3 No – 1/5

Hills…. At Chelsea after summer transfer window?YesNo
Didier Drogba…..8/11yes….EVS no
Nicolas Anelka 6/5 yes 8/13no
David Luiz 1/20yes 8/1 no
Fernando Torres 1/33.yes…..10/1no
Michael Essien…….2/7yes…….5/2no

To sign for Chelsea before the end of the summer transfer window:
Modric 11/10 Yes 4/6 No
Neymar 5/2 yes 2/7 No
Hulk 4/1 yes 1/7 No
Falcao 7/4 Yes 2/5 No
Eto’o 2/1 yes 4/11 No
Lukaku 4/6 yes 11/10 no
Moutinho 2/1 Yes 4/11 No

GB OLYMPIC TEAM SPECIALS…..

PUNTERS BACK PEARCE TO GET GB BOSS ROLE
DESPITE the disappointment of England U21s, Stuart Pearce has been the subject of backing to become the GB Olympic team boss for 2012 with William Hill slashing his odds from 6/1 to 5/2 clear favourite. ‘It is early days as yet but 80% of the bets we’ve taken so far on this market have been for Pearce to get the gig – with the majority of those being placed in Kent and from Kent clients’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

TO BE GB OLYMPIC FOOTBALL TEAM BOSS….5/2 Pearce; 5/1 Southgate; 7/1 O’Neill; 8/1 Noel Blake; 9/1 Brian Flynn; 10/1 Billy Stark;Steve Beaglehole; 11/1 Mark Hughes; 20/1 Sir Alex Ferguson; David Beckham. Others on request.

Hills How many English starters in first GB Olympic match?
under 6….2/1
6-7………2/1
8 or more….6/5
Welsh player to start 1st match?
Yes1/4
No11/4
Scottish player to start 1st match?
Yes8/13
No6/5
N Irish player to start 1st match?
Yes5/6
No5/6
David Beckham to start 1st match?
Yes4/9
No13/8

Further information……..graham sharpe……0780 3233702

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Betting On When Liverpool Sold Again

HOW LONG WILL NESV OWN LIVERPOOL?

William Hill have opened a book on when Liverpool’s new owners, NESV, will become ex-owners. ‘Fans will believe that John W Henry and his NESV colleagues are in for the long hal at Liverpool, but they may be disappointed’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe:

Hills: WHEN WILL LIVERPOOL’S NEW OWNERS SELL THE CLUB ON?

Before 31/12/2012
11/4

1/1/2013 – 31/12/2016
11/4

After 1/1/2017
4/6

LIVERPOOL ODDS -ON TO WIN NOTHING AGAIN

DESPITE acquiring new owners, Liverpool are still big odds-on shots to end the season with no major trophy to their credit. William Hill make them 1/12 to win no trophies, but offer 9/1 that they can win the FA Cup and 10/1 to land the Europa League.

Hills…..Where Will Liverpool Finish In Prem League?

Champions….100/1

2nd – 4th….9/2

5th-10th….1/3

11th-17th….4/1

Bottom 3…18/1

Liverpool FC to formally change their name to the Liverpool Redsox by the end of 2010 100/1

Liverpool FC to be playing in a new purpose built stadium by the first day of 2012-13 Premiership season 4/1 yes, 1/7 no

Roy Hodgson still boss on first day of next season? 8/11 yes…Evens no

Fernando Torres to be sold in the January 2011 transfer window (loans do not count) 3/1 yes, 2/9 no

Steven Gerrard to be sold in the January 2011 transfer window (loans do not count) 10/1 yes, 1/33 no

Further information……graham sharpe……..0208 918 3731/07803233702

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