Allen Key For Liverpool This Season But Prem Is A Long Way Off

Joe Allen has finally completed his move to Liverpool and William Hill think that he will slot straight into the Red’s starting XI offering 1/6 that he starts next week’s opening Premier League fixture against West Brom. He is 1/5 to start more games than last season’s flop signings Charlie Adam and Jordan Henderson. Allen will also be expected to chip in with a few goals and he is 2/1 to score four or five this season and 5/2 to grab six or more.

Allen’s arrival comes in the same week as a Liverpool fan walked into a shop in central Liverpool and placed £22,000 e/w on his side winning the league at 25/1. Should Liverpool win the League he will scoop £777,333.33 and should they finish second, he will pick up £205,333.33.

Liverpool are now 16/1 to win the league, but are a long way behind Manchester sides City and United, who are offered at 11/8 and 11/4 respectively. After Liverpool, Manchester City have been by far the best backed side and for the first time since the Premier League came into existence, punters are pretty much staying away from Manchester United.

“Joe Allen and Fabio Borini are two good players and certainly ones to watch for the future, but whether they will provide the quality that Liverpool quite obviously need to win the league or even come close looks a far stretch,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Starts for Liverpool match bet: 1/5 Joe Allen; 4/1 Jordan Henderson; 10/1 Charlie Adam

Joe Allen Premier League goals: 10/3 0-1; 9/4 2-3; 2/1 4-5; 5/2 6 or more

To start vs West Brom: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no

Premier League winner: 11/8 Manchester City; 11/4 Manchester United; 5/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Tottenham; 150/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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5/1 Title Is Decided On Goal Difference…9/4 Van Persie Breaks 18 Year Old Record

WEDNESDAY PREMIER LEAGUE SPECIALS

Alex Ferguson has claimed that the Premier League title could go down to the wire with goal difference possibly being a deciding factor. William Hill offer 5/1 that the destination of the Premier League trophy is decided this way. Should that be the case, Hills think that United have the edge, offering 4/7 that they end the season with a more superior goal difference than their Manchester rivals (5/4 vice versa). Hills go 3/1 that the title is decided after the result of the Manchester Derby on the 30th April.

“This could be one of the closest title run ins yet, made all the more exciting by the fact that it is City against United,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It is looking more and more likely that the Derby on 30th April could be the most important in recent memory.”

Robin van Persie could add to his impressive tally by bagging a goal or two on Wednesday evening against Everton and William Hill are offering 9/4 that he breaks the all time individual Premier League record goal tally of 34. He is 5/2 to outscore the entire Everton team during their match on Wednesday.

William Hill Odds:

Robin van Persie vs Everton (most goals): 5/2 Robin van Persie; 5/4 Everton; 6/4 Draw

Van Persie to score 35 or more League goals 2011/12: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no

5/1 Premier League title to be decided by goal difference

Which team will have the highest goal difference: 4/7 Manchester United; 5/4 Manchester City

Wednesday Premier League Specials:

Highest Scoring Match:
15/8 Tottenham / Stoke
5/2 Manchester City / Chelsea
3/1 QPR / Liverpool
3/1 Everton / Arsenal

Highest Scoring Team: 2/1 Tottenham; 7/2 Liverpool; 9/2 Manchester City; 11/2 Arsenal; 8/1 Everton; 9/1 Chelsea; 16/1 QPR; 20/1 Stoke

Fastest scoring team: 10/3 Tottenham; 4/1 Liverpool; 5/1 Manchester City; 5/1 Arsenal; 6/1 Everton; 13/2 Chelsea; 10/1 QPR; 12/1 Stoke

Total red cards: 4/5 none; 2/1 one; 3/1 two or more

Hat-trick scored: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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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Liverpool Red Hot For Carling Cup Glory

Liverpool squeaked through into the final of the Carling Cup and unsurprisingly, the Reds are hot favourites to bring the trophy back to Anfield. William Hill make Kenny Dalglish’s men 1/7 to lift the trophy and 2/5 to win the final in 90 minutes. Cardiff are the outsiders and they are 4/1 to lift the trophy and 13/2 to win in 90 minutes. Hills think that Liverpool are such favourites that they have already started taking bets on how many goals Liverpool score on the day and make one the 15/8 favourite although they are 5/2 to score three or more on the day while Cardiff are 4/6 to score no goals.

“Whoever won between Liverpool and Manchester City were always going to be favourites to lift the Cup and we think the cup engraver may as well start practicing writing Liverpool now,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andy Carroll found himself on the bench against City tonight and William Hill make him 5/6 to fail to start against Manchester United at the weekend.

Carling Cup Outright: 1/7 Liverpool; 4/1 Cardiff

2/5 Liverpool; 13/2 Cardiff; 13/5 draw

Total Liverpool Final Goals
None – 3/1
One – 15/8
Two – 2/1
Three or more – 5/2

Cardiff City to score – 11/10 yes; 4/6 no

Carroll to start vs Man Utd on Saturday 28th January FA Cup
Yes – 5/6
No – 5/6

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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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Kean Fav To Be Next Boss Gone As City 10/1 To Stay Unbeaten

IS STEVE KEAN FOR THE CHOP?

Steve Kean is 8/11 favourite with William Hill to be the next Premier League boss to leave his job after Blackburn lost yet again and became 10/11 third favourites for relegation. ‘His club owners have been tremendously loyal thus far but patience must be running out as the results fail to improve’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills; NEXT PREM BOSS TO GO..8/11 Kean; 11/4 Bruce; 5/1 McCarthy; 7/1 Coyle; 16/1 Jol; Martinez; Moyes; Warnock.

PREM TITLE ODDS…11/10 Man C; 15/8 Man U; 4/1 Chelsea; 40/1 Liverpool; 50/1 Arsenal; Spurs. CITY ARE NOW 10/1 WITH Hills TO REMAIN UNBEATEN ALL PREM SEASON.

TOP 4 FINISH….11/10 Spurs; 5/4 Liverpool; 2/1 Arsenal; 20/1 Newcastle; 33/1 Everton.

RELEGATION……4/6 Wigan (11/10 STAY UP); 5/6 Swansea (5/6 stay up); 10/11 Blackburn (4/5); 15/8 Wolves; 2 Norwich; 5/2 QPR; Bolton; 9 Fulham; Sunderland; 10 WBA

TOP SCORER….2 Rooney; 9/4 Aguero; 11/2 RVP; Dzeko; 16 Hernandez; Suarez; Balotelli; 20 Torres.

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

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City 14/1 For Next Season’s Champions League…but 2/1 To Go Out In Group Stage

Manchester City sneaked past Tottenham to secure Champions League football at Eastlands. William Hill are offering 14/1 that City go on to win next season’s Champions League although the odds suggest that they are more likely to be knocked out at the Group Stage stage, offered at 2/1. Roberto Mancini is 4/9 to still be in charge of City come the first game of next season.

“After the investment that has been put into City, they have reached Europe’s top table, but after tonight’s showing, they will need even more over the summer if they have any aspirations of reaching the latter stages of the Champions League,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Liverpool are now 1/6 to finish fifth in the Premier League, with Spurs 7/2.

William Hill Football Odds:

Finish Fifth In Prem: 1/6 Liverpool; 7/2 Spurs

Manchester City Stage of Elimination in Champions League 2011/12: 3/1 Qualifying; 2/1 Group Stage; 7/2 Last 16; 9/2 Quarters; 6/1 Semis; 11/1 Runner Up; 14/1 Winner

Mancini to stillbe at City come first day of next season: 4/9 Yes; 13/8 No

Further Information…Joe Crilly…07850 518 164

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You Bet City Will Be Gloved Up In Kiev

Liverpool go to Portugal to face Braga and William Hill are offering 5/4 that record signing, Andy Carroll, gets off the mark during the game. Braga conceded six during the Champions League against Arsenal; and Hills are offering 50/1 that Liverpool beat this and score seven or more. Liverpool are 6/5 to be the British team to progress furthest in the Europa League, while Manchester City are the 5/6 favourites to do so. Rangers are priced at 7/1. With three British sides in action on Thursday, Hills are offering Even money that there are more than three goals scored collectively between Rangers, Manchester City and Liverpool.

City are heading to the icy tundra of Kiev and Hills are offering 4/1 that 10 or all of Manchester City’s starting XI are wearing gloves when the match kicks off. City will be hoping their mercurial striker, Mario Ballotelli, will be on top form, yet Hills are offering 2/1 that his first action in the game will be a booking, while he is 6/4 to be subbed.

“Manchester City’s players can afford the best that handwear can offer and with temperatures plummeting in the Ukrainian capital, we expect that there will be a vast array of gloves on show,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Arsenal’s European adventure once more ended at the Camp Nou and William Hill now offer 8/13 that Arsenal end the season trophy-less. With Arsenal heading toward another barren season, Hills offer 4/1 that Arsene Wenger has left his position by the first game of next season. Another Arsenal mainstay who could be on the way, is Cesc Fabregas, who is 11/10 not to be at Arsenal come the first game of next season.

“Arsenal now have to turn their attentions towards the league and FA Cup, but the odds suggest that they will end the season trinket-less once more,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.
William Hill Europa League Specials
Liverpool goals –
None 8/5
One – 11/8
Two – 16/5
Three – 12/1
Four – 20/1
Five – 33/1
Six – 40/1
Seven+ 50/1
What will Ballotelli do first:
Booked – 2/1
Sent off – 25/1
Score – 3/1
Subbed – 6/4
Complete match – 3/1
British team furthest –

Manchester City – 5/6
Liverpool – 6/5
Rangers – 7/1

British goals –

Under 3 – 2/1
Ex. 3 – 5/2
Over 3 – 1/1

How Many Manchester City’s Starting XI Will Wear Gloves v Dynamo Kiev (including goalkeeper):

13/2 – 0-3
5/2 – 4-5
2/1 – 6-7
5/2 – 8-9
4/1 – 10-11

8/13 Arsenal win no trophies this season

Wenger still in charge first game of next season: 1/7 yes; 4/1 no

Cesc to still be at Arsenal on the first game of next season: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no

Further Information…Joe Crilly…07850 518 164

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8/1 All Prem Europa Final

8/1 LIVERPOOL – MAN CITY EUROPA FINAL

William Hill make Liverpool and Manchester City 8/1 to meet in the Europa League Final and quote City as 8/11 favourites to go furthest of the three remaining British clubs, with Liverpool at 11/8 and Rangers 6/1.’The all Premier showdown is beginning to look like a very feasible Final’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

QUALIFY- 4/9 Man C- 13/8 D Kiev; 2/7 Liverpool – 5/2 Braga; 4/7 PSV – 5/4 Rangers

TO WIN EUROPA..7/2 Man C; 11/2 Liverpool; Porto; 7 Zenit; 11 Benfica; 14 Bayer L; CSKA; 50 Rangers. Others on request.
Further information…..graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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Manchester City Favourites For Europa League Glory But Rangers Face Difficult Portuguese Test

The Europe League has thrown up three very interesting ties involving British sides. Arguably, the most exciting tie sees Rangers take on Portuguese Giants, Sporting Lisbon. The Scottish side are 5/4 to progress, while Lisbon are the 4/7 favourites to make it through to the next round. Liverpool and Manchester City are both 1/12 to qualify against their opponents, Sparta Prague and Aris Salonika.

Hills make Manchester City the 8/11 favourites to be the British side to progress the furthest in the competition, followed by Liverpool at 6/5 and Rangers 10/1. City are the 4/1 favourites to lift the trophy, while Liverpool are the 6/1 second favourites. Rangers are offered at 66/1.

“Manchester City have spent big in recent seasons and now is the time to repay Sheikh Mansour’s faith with some silverware. The Europa League gives City the perfect platform to announce themselves on the European stage,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

With only three representatives left in the competition, Hills are offering 10/1 that two of the sides meet in the final and a double of 66/1 that the Champions League final and the Europa League final are both contested British sides.

William Hill Europa League Odds:

Outright: 4/1 Manchester City; 6/1 Liverpool; 8/1 Zenit St Petersburg; 9/1 Porto; 12/1 CSKA Moscow; 14/1 Villarreal; 16/1 Bayer Leverkusen; 20/1 Sevilla; 25/1 PSG; 25/1 Napoli; 28/1 PSV Eindhoven; 33/1 Stuttgart; 33/1 Sporting Lisbon; 33/1 Dynamo Kiev; 33/1 Ajax; 33/1 Benfica; 40/1 Twente; 40/1 Spartak Moscow; 40/1 Rubin Kazan; 50/1 BAR

All British Europa League Final: 10/1

All British Europa and Champions League Finals: 66/1

To Qualify:
5/4 Rangers; 4/7 Sporting Lisbon
6/1 Sparta Prague; 1/12 Liverpool
6/1 Aris; 1/12 Manchester City

Furthest Progressing Side: 8/11 Man City; 6/5 Liverpool; 10/1 Rangers

Further Information…Joe Crilly…0208 918 3746 / 07850 518 164

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City Favourites For Europa After Easy Victory…tractor Boys Ease Pressure On Keane

Manchester City had an easy victory tonight and in the process secured their route into the knock-out stages of the Europa Cup. William Hill make them 9/2 favourites to win the competition. They are also 8/11 to get further in the competition than the only other English side left, Liverpool. The Reds are 2/1 to outdo City.

We now have our four semi finalists for the Carling Cup and who would have thought that Ipswich would reach that round? The Tractor Boys have eased some of the immediate pressure on their manager, Roy Keane by getting that far and his odds to still be there at the start of next season have shortened from 7/2 to 3/1. Ipswich are 12/1 outsiders to win the competition made all the tougher by the fact that they have Arsenal in the next round. The Gunners are 4/7 to win the final at Wembley.

William Hill Odds:

Carling Cup Outright: 4/7 Arsenal; 7/2 Birmingham; 4/1 West Ham; 12/1 Ipswich

Europa Outright: 9/2 Man City; 9/1 Liverpool; 11/1 Porto; 12/1 CSKA Moscow; 12/1 Zenit St Petersburg; 16/1 Bayer Leverkusen; 16/1 Sevilla; 20/1 Atletico Madrid; 20/1 Villarreal; 25/1 Stuttgart; 25/1 Dortmund; 33/1 BAR

Liverpool/Manchester City Match Bet (Who Will Go Further?): 8/11 Man City; 2/1 Liverpool; 7/2 Tie

3/1 Roy Keane is still in charge at the start of next season

Further Information…Joe Crilly…07850 518 164

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16/1 City-liverpool Europa Final

16/1 CITY-LIVERPOOL EUROPA FINAL

William Hill offer 16/1 that Manchester City and Liverpool will contest the final of the Europa League, but make City 8/11 to go further than Liverpool, who are 2/1 to do vice versa, with a tie 7/2.

Hills, who offer 11/4 that one of the Champions League ‘drop-outs’ will win the Europa League, make Manchester City 5/1 favourites of those currently in with Liverpool 10/1 and also offer 14 At Madrid; Juventus; Porto; 16 Zenit; 18 Sevilla.

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

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