Brendan Rodgers 1/12 For Liverpool Managers Job: Liverpool Favourite To Finish 5th Or 6th!

William Hill rate Brendan Rodgers as their 1/12 odds on favourite to be named as the next Liverpool manager, with Roberto Martinez his nearest challenger at 6/1. Whoever gets the job, Hills are not convinced that they will have enough firepower to take a Champions league spot and they are 5/2 to finish in the top four.

“The odds suggest that Brendan Rodgers is almost a certainty for the Liverpool job, but it would not be the first time that 1/12 shots have been turned over,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams

Liverpool Premiership Finishing Positions 2012-2013: 5/2 1st to 4th, 7/4 5th or 6th, 2/1 7th to 10th, 6/1 11th to 14th, 40/1 15th to 17th, 80/1 18th to 20th

Liverpool Trophies 2012- 13: 1/7 None, 4/1 One, 14/1 Two, 33/1 Three, 250/1 Four

Next Liverpool Manager: 1/12 Brendan Rodgers, 6/1 Roberto Martinez, 14/1 Louis van Gaal, 16/1 Andre Villas Boas, 20/1 Jurgen Klopp, 20/1 Harry Redknapp, 20/1 Rafa Benitez, 33/1 Frank Rijkaard, 33/1 Fabio Capello, 40/1 Bar

William Hill Premiership 2012-13: 11/8 Man City, 5/2 Man Utd, 9/2 Chelsea, 6/1 Arsenal, 25/1 Tottenham, 33/1 Liverpool, 125/1 Newcastle, 250/1 Everton, 750/1 Fulham, 1000/1 Bar

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Big Bets On Brendan For Liverpool Vacancy- Rangnick In Running For West Brom!

Bookies William Hill have slashed the price of Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Liverpool manager from 11/10 to 1/6 after a succession of bets of up to £1750. “It has been one way traffic for Brendan Rodgers, his price has changed on three occasions and in the past gambles such as these have proved to be spot on,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

Hills have also installed Raif Rangnick as a 4/1 shot for the West Brom job, following a flurry of interest today.

William Hill Next Liverpool Manager: 1/6 Brendan Rodgers, 7/2 Roberto Martinez, 14/1 Louis Van Gaal, 20/1 Jurgen Klopp, 25/1 Andre Villas-Boas, 33/1 Frank Rijkaard, 33/1 Rafael Benitez, 33/1 Claudio Ranieri, 33/1 Fabio Capello

William Hill Next West Brom Manager: 4/5 Chris Hughton, 4/1 Raif Rangnick, 4/1 Claudio Ranieri, 13/2 Ray Wilkins, 9/1 Michael Appleton, 16/1 Alan Curbishley, 16/1 Roy Keane, 16/1 Ian Holloway, 16/1 Lee Clarke, 20/1 Bar

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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Rafa’s Return ?


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.



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Barton Backed For Big Ban…scholes Set For Sensational Return

William Hill have cut the price of Joey Barton’s ban being eight or more games following 90% of all bets placed on the market being for over. He is now 4/7 to face a ban of over 7.5 games (5/4 not to).

“Joey has always been known for his pugnacious style, but he may have overstepped the line one too many times and our punters think the FA are ready to throw the book at the QPR captain,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Gary Neville has been called up to the England backroom staff and William Hill make the former United man 14/1 to be the next boss of the England National team. With the 23 man squad set to be named on Wednesday, William Hill are betting on which players make the grade. Joe Hart, Wayne Rooney, Ashley Cole and Steven Gerrard are 1/100 to be on the plane while Scott Parker, Gary Cahill and Gareth Barry are 1/50.

Surprisingly, Paul Scholes has claimed that he would be open for a call up to the Euros squad and he is 6/4 to go.

William Hill odds:

Next Villa Manager: 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 5/2 Paul Lambert; 10/1 Neil Lennon; 10/1 Rafael Benitez; 12/1 Mick McCarthy; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 12/1 Alan Curbishley; 12/1 Bob Bradley; 12/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Kevin MacDonald; 14/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 16/1 Brian McDermott; 16/1 Claudio Ranieri; 16/1 Gianfranco Zola; 16/1 Louis Van Gaal; 16/1 Marco Bielsa; 16/1 Paolo Di Canio; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Lee Clark; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 20/1 BAR

When will a non Manchester side next win the Premier League: 7/4 2012/13; 11/4 2013/14; 9/2 2014/15; 2/1 2015/16 or later

To make the England Euros Squad:

Goalkeeper: Defenders Midfielders: Attackers:
Joe Hart: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Gary Cahill: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Adam Johnson: 1/1 yes; 8/11 no Wayne Rooney: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Scott Carson: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Ashley Cole: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Steven Gerrard: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Danny Welbeck: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no
Paul Robinson: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Phil Jones: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no Frank Lampard: 1/20 yes; 8/1 no Frazier Campbell: 16/1 yes; 1/100 no
Rob Green: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
John Terry: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no Scott Parker: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Grant Holt: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
David Stockdale: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Rio Ferdinand: 4/11 yes; 2/1 no Gareth Barry: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Andy Carroll: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no
Chris Kirkland: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Kyle Walker: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no Ashley Young: 1/16 yes; 7/1 no Peter Crouch: 11/10 yes; 4/6 no
John Ruddy: 5/1 yes; 1/9 no
Micah Richards: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no Theo Walcott: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no Jermain Defoe: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Glen Johnson: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no
Stewart Downing: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no Gabriel Agbonlahor: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Leighton Baines: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
James Milner: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no Daniel Sturridge: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Phil Jagielka: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no
Tom Cleverley: 6/1 yes; 1/12 no Darren Bent: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no
Joleon Lescott: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
Jordan Henderson: 20/1 yes; 1/150 no Bobby Zamora: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no
Stephen Warnock: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Aaron Lennon: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no Andy Johnson: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Ledley King: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
Michael Carrick: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no
Kieron Gibbs: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Matt Jarvis: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no
Paul Scholes: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Joe Cole: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no

Gary Neville to be next permanent England manager: 14/1

Length of Joey Barton’s ban: 5/4 under 7.5 games; 4/7 over 7/5 games

England captain for Euro 2012 game vs France: 1/2 Steven Gerrard; 5/2 Scott Parker; 13/2 Joe Hart; 20/1 Frank Lampard; 20/1 Rio Ferdinand; 25/1 Gareth Barry; 50/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Dalglish To Replace Commoli ? Weekend Specials

********************William Hill FA CUP/PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKEND SPECIALS********************


William Hill have made Kenny Dalglish 5/1 third favourite to succeed the departed Damien Commoli as Liverpool’s Director of Football Strategy. ‘With Dalglish himself under pressure over Liverpool’s poor Premier League performances this season, we could see him being moved ‘upstairs’ before the start of next season’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Liverpool ‘Director of Football Strategy’ on the 1st day of the premier league season 2012/13:

Johan Cruyff 6/4
Louis van Gaal 5/2
Kenny Dalglish 5/1
Jurgen Klinsmann 10/1
Franco Baldini 14/1
Predrag Mijatovic 20/1
Umberto Gandini 25/1

Others on request.
Appointment must be as a specific replacement to the role previously held by Damien Commoli.
If no specific replacement is appointed, bets void.

**Comolli has departed Anfield and William Hill are offering odds on which of ‘his’ signings will be leaving Anfield as well. The £35million man, Andy Carroll is 5/4 to no longer be at the club on the first day of next season, while his partner in crime, Luis Suarez, is the same price to no longer be a Liverpool player next season.

Damien Comolli signings:

Will they be at Liverpool next season? (y/n): Carroll (4/7, 5/4); Downing (1/10, 11/2); Henderson (1/10, 11/2); Doni (4/7, 5/4); Bellamy (8/11, Evs); Coates (1/5, 10/3); Enrique (1/12, 6/1); Adam (4/7, 5/4); Suarez (4/7, 5/4)


FA Cup winner: 9/4 Chelsea; 9/4 Tottenham; 5/2 Liverpool; 7/2 Everton

Nominate the finalists: 2/1 Tottenham/Liverpool; 11/5 Chelsea/Liverpool; 3/1 Tottenham/Everton; 16/5 Chelsea/Everton

**William Hill are offering 4/1 that there are two or more red cards over the two semi finals – (4/9 for none and 10/3 for one).

SEMIS……6/4 Liverpool; 2/1 draw; Everton 2/1. To go through – 8/11 Liverpool; Evens Everton…….Liverpool to go through via extra time or penalty shoot out – 5/1; Everton to go through via extra time or penalty shoot out – 6/1
**25/1 either keeper sent off.

13/8 Spurs; 2/1 draw; Chelsea 19/10………To go through – 4/5 Spurs; 10/11 Chelsea…….Match decided by penalty shoot-out 6/1

CHELSEA are 11/1 to beat both Spurs/Barcelona; 20/1 to win FA Cup/Champions League.


TITLE ODDS…1/6 Man U; 7/2 City

Man Utd title winning margin:

Not win title 7/2
Goal difference 33/1
1-4 pts 13/8
5-8 pts 2/1
9 or more pts 4/1

** Man Utd to win the league via a play-off – 350/1

Man C title winning margin:

Not win title 1/6
Goal difference 25/1
1-2 pts1 1/2
3 or more pts 20/1

**Man City to win the league via a play-off – 350/1

RELEGATION ODDS……1/150 Wolves (20/1 stay up); 8/15 Blackburn (11/8 stay up); 10/11 Wigan (4/5); 6/5 Bolton (8/13); 11/8 QPR (8/15); 12 Villa.

WOLVES have been backed from 18/1 to 12/1 with Hills to lose all of their remaining Prem games.

RELEGATION TREBLES……19/10 Wolves/Wigan/Blackburn…..12/5 Wolves/Bolton/Blackburn….7/2 Wolves/Wigan/QPR;…..11/2 Wolves/Wigan/Bolton…..11/2 Wigan/QPR/Blackburn……6/1 QPR/Bolton/Blackburn……9/1 Wigan/QPR/Bolton……others on request.

PREM SPECIALS…Highest scoring match – 3/1 Arsenal-Wigan; 10/3 Man U- Villa; 4 Sunderland-Wolves; 9/2 Norwich-Man C; 11/2 Swansea-Blackburn; WBA-QPR.

Highest scoring team – 5/2 Man U; 11/4 Arsenal; 6 Man C;Sunderland; 9 WBA; 10 Swansea; 14 Norwich; 16 Blackburn; 20 QPR; Wolves

Fastest scoring team- 11/2 Man U; 6 Arsenal; 7 Man C/Sunderland; 8 WBA/Swansea; 9 Norwich; 11 Blackburn/Wolves/QPR; 12 Wigan; 16 Villa.

Hat trick scored – 6/1 yes, 1/12 no

To Win Ballon d’Or:

Lionel Messi 1/3
Cristiano Ronaldo 7/2
Robin van Persie 9/1
Xavi 12/1
Wayne Rooney 25/1
David Silva 33/1
Others on request

LMA MANAGER OF YEAR…6/4Pardew; 13/8 Rodgers; 7/2 Lambert; 11 Moyes; 12 Ferguson; 33 Redknapp; 66 Mancini.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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Hughes Fancied For Villa Switch


William Hill have made Mark Hughes 11/10 favourite to succeed Gerrard Houllier as permanent manager of Villa after stories circulated suggesting that the current boss may not return to his role following illness. ‘There are those who believe Hughes was a Villa target when the job became vacant after Martin O’Neill’s departure, so he could well be interested this time round should the position become vacant imminently’’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.


Mark Hughes 11/10
Rafa Benitez 4/1
David Moyes 4/1
Steve McClaren 10/1
Roberto Martinez 14/1
Martin Jol 20/1
Chris Hughton 20/1
Sam Allardyce 20/1
Gus Poyet 25/1
Gary McAllister 25/1
Owen Coyle 25/1
Jurgen Klinsmann 25/1
Louis Van Gaal 25/1
Stuart Pearce 25/1
Kevin MacDonald 25/1
Carlo Ancelotti 33/1
Bob Bradley 33/1
Paul Lambert 33/1
Steve Bruce 33/1
Gareth Southgate 33/1
Frank Rijkaard 40/1
Martin O’Neill 40/1
Simon Grayson 40/1
Avram Grant 50/1
Fabio Capello 66/1

Further information…….graham sharpe…0208 918 3731

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702

William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
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Mourinho Favourite To Succeed Arsene


WITH Arsenal’s failure to wi n a trophy for five seasons begininng to spark talk of when Arsene Wenger will cease to be Gunners’ boss, William Hill have opened a book on who will succeed him when he eventually stands down. And Hill have installed Joe Mourinho as their 6/1 favourite. ‘Given the nature of the job and the way Arsenal have played under Wenger you’d expect this to be one of the most sought after jobs in world football’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
William Hill now make Arsene Wenger 4/1 to quit Arsenal before the end of next season and 1/7 still to be there. Hills make the Gunners 4/9 to win nothing again next season. ‘Rumblings of discontent from trophy-less Arsenal fans will begin to make themselves heard now’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
William Hill now make Chelsea 1/8 to win the Premiership title with United at 6/1 and Arsenal 20/1.
Hills offer 1/2 that it will be a Chelsea- United 1-2; 5/2 Chelsea- Arsenal; 13/2 United- Chelsea.
Spurs are now 13/8 second favourites behind 8/15 shots Man City to finish 4th with Liverpool 16/1 and Villa 20/1.
Spurs are 4/7 to finish 5th; 16/1 6th or lower.

Next Arsenal Manager !
Jose Mourinho 6/1
Guus Hiddink 9/1
Frank Rijkaard 9/1
Jurgen Klinsmann 11/1
Liam Brady 11/1
Roy Hodgson 16/1
Louis Van Gaal 16/1
Martin O’Neill 20/1
Sven Goran Eriksson 20/1
Marcelo Lippi 20/1
Fabio Capello 20/1
David Moyes 20/1
Steve McLaren 25/1
David Platt 40/1
Tony Adams 50/1
Further information……graham sharpe……0208 918 3731

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