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

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Kenny Backed To Stay After Liverpool Bounce Back

Liverpool strolled to victory against Chelsea just days after defeat in the FA Cup Final and will somewhat appease the Liverpool fans after what has been a disappointing season. Kenny Dalglish may have bought himself some time and William Hill now make him 4/7 (from 5/6) that he is in charge of Liverpool come the first game of next season.

“Liverpool’s fans will rightly be disappointed with their side’s season, but a comprehensive victory against the Champions League finalists has bookended a torrid season and set fans thinking that Kenny may well be the man to lead them to glory in 2012/13,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Andy Carroll continued his recent fine form, with just a goal missing from his performance against Chelsea and Hills offer 5/6 that he is on the England plane for the Euros (5/6 he is not).

Chelsea’s capitulation means that they are out of the running for the top four and Hills are now betting on who will finish third and fouth in the league, with Arsenal 4/9 to finish in third and Tottenham 1/2 to finish in fourth.

Who will finish third: 4/9 Arsenal; 7/4 Tottenham; 33/1 Newcastle

Who will finish fourth: 1/2 Tottenham; 2/1 Arsenal; 7/1 Newcastle

Kenny Dalglish to still be in his current position on first day of 2012/13 Premiership season: 4/7 yes, 5/4 no

Andy Carroll to be in the final Euro 2012 England squad: 5/6 yes, 5/6 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 Fans Carroll Singing…reds 6/5 To Lift Trophy

Andy Carroll scored the winner for Liverpool against Everton in the FA Cup semi final and William Hill make him 8/1 to score the last goal of the match in the final and also offer 12/1 that he is named official Man Of The Match in the final. Liverpool are the 6/5 favourites to win the FA Cup with Spurs 2/1 and Chelsea 9/4.

Luis Suarez was named Man Of The Match and he is 8/1 to receive the award again in the final.

“Andy Carroll was knocking on the door all day and his goal was much deserved,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “His current purple patch may have come too late for an England call up;, but despite this, we think he could have a say in the final.”

Spurs are 4/5 favourites to qualify from tomorrow’s game, while Chelsea are 10/11. After the late drama at Wembley on Saturday, Hills offer 4/1 that Sunday’s winners come from behind to win the match. With the match almost too close to call, Hills go 6/1 about it going to penalties.

Suarez to be named official Man Of Match in final – 8/1

Andy Carroll to be named official Man Of Match in final – 12/1

Caroll in England squad for summer – 3/1 YES 2/9 NO

Winner of tomorrow’s game to come from behind to win in 90 minutes – 4/1

Carroll to score first/last in final – 8/1

FA Cup outright: 6/5 Liverpool; 2/1 Spurs; 9/4 Chelsea

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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You Bet King Kenny Will Bring Success During His Reign

Kenny Dalglish has signed a three year deal at Liverpool and William Hill are offering odds on what will happen during his reign. Hills offer 1/2 that he sees out his three year deal while he is 5/1 to guide Liverpool to the Premier League. On the flip side, he is 50/1 to see Liverpool relegated under his tutelage. They are 11/1 to win the Champions League. Hills are also offering a match bet on who will retire first between Kenny and his nemesis, Sir Alex Ferguson. Ferguson is 4/6 favourite, while Dalglish is 11/10.

“Liverpool fans will be dancing in the streets following the news that Kenny has signed and that celebration is seemingly well founded with the odds suggesting success may well just be around the corner,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Kenny Dalglish Specials:

Will Kenny Dalglish See Out His Three Year Contract: 1/2 Yes; 6/4 No

Will Liverpool Win The League Under Dalglish: 5/1 Yes; 1/9 No

Will Liverpool Get Relegated Under Dalglish: 50/1

Will Liverpool Win The Champions League Under Dalglish: 11/1

What Will Be The Most Money That Dalglish Spends On A Player During His Three Years: 4/1 Over £35.5 Million; 1/7 Under £35.5 Million

Who Will Retire First: 11/10 Dalglish; 4/6 Ferguson

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

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Liverpool 2/1 Still To Be At Anfield In 2016

2/1 Liverpool still at same ground in 2016……..

William Hill have opened a book on the year in which Liverpool will play their opening game in a purpose built new stadium, and make 2013 their 7/4 favourite. ‘Yet again Liverpool fans are being promised a new ground, but we can’t see that happening for several years yet and go just 2/1 that they will still be at Anfield in 2016.’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
In what year will Liverpool FC play their first competitive match in their new stadium ?
2010 1000/1
2011 100/1
2012 16/1
2013 7/4
2014 2/1
2015 7/2
Not before 2016… 2/1
**Stadium must be a purpose built replacement for Anfield. If Liverpool play a competitive home match in another stadium then this does not count.
Further information…..graham sharpe…0208 918 3731

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Liverpool: Rafa Slashed For The Chop…dalglish To Step Into The Breach!

Liverpool: Rafa Slashed For The Chop…Dalglish To Step Into The Breach!

William Hill have cut Rafa Benitez from 12/1 to 5/1 to be the 5th Premiership manager to get the sack this season and have opened the betting on who will be appointed as his successor. Rafa is 5/6 not to be Liverpool manager on the first day of next season. The good news for Liverpool fans is that the odds suggest that Liverpool will keep their prize assets with Gerrard 1/10 to remain at Liverpool, Torres 2/9 and Mascherano 8/13. Liverpool are 2/5 to finish outside the Champions League spots.

“Liverpool fans are a very loyal breed but their poor form has tested their patience and Benitez could be out on his ear sooner than you think,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

William Hill Next Liverpool Manager: 2/1 Kenny Dalglish, 4/1 Jose Mourinho, 6/1 Jurgen Klinsmann, 8/1Frank Rijkaard, 10/1 Marco Van Basten, 14/1 Martin O’Neill, 16/1Roberto Mancini, 20/1 Marcello Lippi, 25/1 Kevin Keegan, 33/1 Alan Curbishley, 33/1 Hary Redknapp, 33/1 Philipe Scolari, 33/1 Sammy Lee, 50/1 Steve McLaren, 50/1 John Toshack, 100/1 Paul Ince, 200/1 John Barnes.

William Hill 5th Premiership Manager: 5/2 Phil Brown, 4/1 Gianfranco Zola, 4/1 no manager to go, 5/1 Rafa Benitez, 6/1 Sam Allardyce, 8/1 Avram Grant, 14/1 Harry Redknapp, 16/1 Mick McCarthy, 16/1 Roberto Martinez, 20/1 Brian Laws, 25/1 Tony Pulis, 25/1 David Moyes, 33/1 Owen Coyle, 33/1 Roberto Mancini, 40/1 Carlo Ancelotti, 40/1 Alex McLeish, 40/1 Steve Bruce, 50/1 Arsene Wenger, 66/1 Martin O’Neill, 66/1 Roy Hodgson, 80/1 Sir Alex Ferguson.

Rafa to be Liverpool manager on 1st day of next season: 5/6 Yes, 5/6 No.

William Hill Liverpool Finishing Position: 50/1 First, 25/1 Second, 10/1 Third, 11/5 Fourth, 2/5 Fifth or lower.

William Hill odds – playing for Liverpool at the start of season 2010/11:
Gerrard – 1/10 yes, 11/2 no.
Torres – 2/9 yes, 3/1 no.
Mascherano – 8/13 yes, 6/5 no.

Further information….Rupert Adams….0784 1011 584.

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What Will Aquilani Do In His Champions League Debut

*****************************************CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SPECIALS*************************************
WITH ALBERTO AQUILANI set to start for Liverpool for the first time when they play Fiorentina in the Champions League on Wednesday, William Hill have opened a book on what may happen to him during the match ‘Liverpool fans have been waiting for some while to see the £20m start a game and it will be interesting to see whether he can make a mark on the match’:
**Aquilani specials (void if he doesn’t start the match)
Will Aquilani finish the match (if he starts)?…….Yes 7/2………No 1/6
What will happen first to Aquilani?
Is substituted 4/7
Receives a card 11/4
Scores a goal 6/1
Finishes match 7/1
AQUILANI is 11/2 with Hills to score at any time; 14/1 to score first goal of game; 14/1 to score last goal of game; 33/1 score two or more; 150/1 score hat trick.
Will Aquilani receive a card?……Yes 5/2…….No 2/7
Hills MAKE LIVERPOOL 6/1 TO WIN THE EUROPA LEAGUE……they are 1/9 to win nothing this season….25/1 to win both FA Cup and Europa League.
************************Highest scoring match involving British clubs on Wednesday********************************
Sevilla v Rangers 6/5
Liverpool v Fiorentina 2/1
Olympiacos v Arsenal 2/1
Further information……graham sharpe……0208 918 3731

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