Pardew Loses His Rag And Loses Punters Their Red Card Dough

Alan Pardew became the first Premier League manager sent to the stands and not one William Hill punter backed the Newcastle boss to see red which was offered at 16/1. The most popular selection was 6/1 favourite, Mark Hughes, who, despite his sides poor performance and the warm summer weather managed to remain relatively cool.

Mark Hughes is now the 10/1 favourite to be the next manager to be sent to the stands with David Moyes and Paul Lambert 11/1. Pardew has been cut slightly after his indiscretion to 14/1.

“Alan Pardew’s momentary loss of control will have everyone talking although the odds would suggest that he may well have learnt his lesson,” said Hill’ spokesman Joe Crilly.

Jermain Defoe scored for Spurs, but it was not enough to save his Spurs side from defeat and William Hill offer 11/8 that Emmanuel Adebayor arrives at Spurs before the end of the transfer window.

Next manager to be sent to the stands: 10/1 Mark Hughes; 11/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Paul Lambert; 12/1 Adre Villas Boas; 12/1 Martin O’Neill; 12/1 Roberto Mancini; 12/1 Sam Allardyce; 12/1 Tony Pulis; 12/1Arsene Wenger; 14/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 16/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Nigel Adkins; 16/1 Steve Clarke; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Brian McDermott; 20/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 20/1 Alex Ferguson; 25/1 Roberto Martinez

Jermain Defoe Premier League goals: 9/4 1-6; 6/4 7-12; 13/8 13-18; 10/1 19 or more

Adebayor to sign for Spurs before the end of the transfer window: 11/8 yes; 8/15 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Ac Milan Fans 6/1 To Be Carroll Singing Next Season

Andy Carroll’s name has rather surprisingly been linked with a loan move to AC Milan although William Hill do not think that particular move is on the cards, offering 1/12 that he does not make the move to the San Siro (to AC Milan). It does look likely that Carroll could make a move away from Anfield, whether on loan or permanently, with Hills offering 4/1 that he is not at Liverpool when the transfer window slams shut.

“Aquilani spent last season at AC Milan and despite the relations that may or may not have been built between the clubs because of that particular deal, we do not think a move for Andy Carroll is very likely,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Rumours suggesting that Roberto Mancini could be on his way from Manchester City may not be too wide of the mark, with William Hill making the Italian 11/2 to have left Eastlands by the time the season starts and Hills can also report that Mancini has been backed in from 33/1 to 4/1 favourite to be the first Premier League manager to leave his position.

Andy Carroll to be at AC Milan at end of transfer window: 6/1 yes; 1/12 no

Andy Carroll to have left Liverpool by the end of the transfer window: 4/1 yes; 1/7 no
*loan deals count

Roberto Mancini to be at Manchester City on the first day on 2012/13 season: 11/2 no; 1/10 yes

First Premier League manager to leave his job: 4/1 Roberto Mancini; 8/1 Sam Allardyce; 9/1 Chris Hughton; 9/1 Michael Laudrup; 9/1 Steve Clarke; 11/1 Brendan Rodgers; 11/1 Mark Hughes; 11/1 Nigel Adkins; 11/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 11/1 Roberto Martinez; 12/1 Martin Jol; 14/1 Paul Lambert; 16/1 Brian McDermott; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Managerial Merry Go Round Slowing Down As Avb Becomes Spurs Fav

Michael Laudrup has been appointed as boss of Swansea and William Hill are betting on how his troops fare without the guiding influence of Brendan Rodgers. Hills offer 4/11 that they finish lower than the 11th that they finished last season, 3/1 they finish higher than that and 6/1 they finish exactly 11th.

“Swansea we described as the Barecelona of the Premier League last season and given Laudrup’s Barca history, the transition between managers should be seamless,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It could be argued, however, that under Rodgers, Swansea overachieved and whether they can do that again this season is questionable.”

Andre Villas Boas is the 11/8 new favourite for the Spurs job with William Hill although, two outsiders are really catching the eye. Martin Jol has been backed in from a 33/1 to 16/1 after being well backed in the last 24 hours and Jurgen Klinsmann is in to 8/1 from 12/1 after a punter in Newcastle walked into a William Hill shop and placed £200 on the former Spurs legend getting the gig.

“Despite being the early favourite, Moyes is on the drift a bit and more contenders are coming to light each day,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It would seem that this one has a long way to run yet.”

Where will Swansea finish in 2012/13: 4/11 lower than 11th; 6/1 exactly 11th; 3/1 higher than 11th

Next permanent Tottenham manager: 11/8 Andre Villas Boas; 2/1 David Moyes; 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 8/1 Fabio Capello; 8/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 12/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Jose Mourinho; 25/1 BAR

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Moyes Favourite For Spurs Job But Could ‘arry Move To Monaco?

David Moyes is 10/11 to be named as the next Spurs boss after Harry Redknapp left the club in the early hours of Thursday morning. William Hill make Moyes the favourite followed by Roberto Martinez at 7/4. With the uncertainty surrounding Rangers at the moment, Ally McCoist could be out of a job in the next few days and he has entered the betting at 25/1.

“David Moyes has performed fantastically over the last ten years at Everton, but will surely feel that he has the ability to make the step up,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

All eyes will turn to where the outgoing Spurs boss will turn up and he is 3/1 to take an international job and 6/1 to make a return to newly promoted West Ham. Having been linked with a move to the Middle East in the past, he is 7/1 to go to Al Ahly. Should he want to move a bit closer to Rosie ’47, he is 50/1 for his next job to be in charge of Monaco.

Redknapp enjoyed a fine rapport with many of his players and his departure could spell the end of Tottenham careers for a number of their big names. Luka Modric, already the subject of interest from Chelsea and Manchester United to no longer be a Spurs player come the start of next season, with Bale 10/3 to have gone and van der Vaart 6/4.

Spurs fans must surely be fearing the worst and Hills make them odds on to finish between 5th and 8th and out of the Champions League spots. Fourth place was not good enough for Spurs this year and they are 7/2 to finish in fourth.

Next Spurs Manager: 10/11 David Moyes; 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; 6/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 7/1 Fabio Capello; 10/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Sam Allardyce; 25/1 Ally McCoist; 25/1 Owen Coyle; 25/1 Dider Deschamps; 25/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 25/1 Laurent Blanc; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 33/1 BAR

Players to leave Spurs (to still be there): 1/6 Modric (7/2 still be there); 6/4 Defoe (1/2); 6/4 Van Der Vaart (1/2); 10/3 Bale (1/5); 7/2 Walker (1/6); 9/2 Lennon (1/8); 9/2 Dawson (1/8); 7/1 Parker (1/16)

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

7/4 Spurs Top Four finish

25/1 Spurs to win Premier League 2012/13

250/1 Spurs to be relegated 2012/13

Redknapp next Club: 3/1 International team; 6/1 West Ham; 7/1 Al Ahly; 10/1 Manchester United; 10/1 Newcastle; 12/1 Everton; 14/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 16/1 Manchester City; 20/1 Chelsea; 25/1 Portsmouth; 33/1 Bournemouth; 50/1 Monaco

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Rafa’s Return ?

RETURN OF RAFA? BET ON IT

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.

LIVERPOOL TO WIN NOTHING NEXT SEASON?….2/9…TO WIN ALL 4 TROPHIES – 2500/1.

NEXT PERMANENT LIVERPOOL MANAGER TO WIN LMA MANAGER OF YEAR NEXT SEASON – 10/1

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Dalglish Odds On For The Chop For The First Time Since Taking Over!

Liverpool were able to arrest their alarming run of defeats but only managed a draw at home to Aston Villa. For the first time since taking charge, Kenny Dalglish is odds on, at 8/11 to no longer be in charge of Liverpool on the first day of next season (Even money to still be there). Hills make Jose Mourinho and Martin O’Neil the 5/1 favourites to take over from Dalglish with Andre Villas-Boas 8/1.

“Dalglish may be a legend at Liverpool, but there is only so much time his status can afford him and we now think his days may be numbered,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Following their somewhat fortuitous victory over Wigan, Hills make Chelsea 9/4 to finish in the top four of the table and Di Matteo is 2/1 joint favourite to get the Chelsea job on a permanent basis. Jose Mourinho is 2/1 with Pep Guardiola 7/1.

Clint Dempsey scored two goals for Fulham to crown a week where his name has been linked with the tw North London sides although William Hill think that he will still be at Fulham come the start of next season offering 1/6 that he is still there (7/2 he is not).

Kenny Dalglish still at Liverpool on first day of next season: 1/1 yes; 8/11 no

Next permanent Liverpool manager: 5/1 Jose Mourinho; 5/1 Martin O’Neil; 8/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 10/1 Jamie Carragher; 10/1 Brendan Rodgers; 10/1 Rafael Benitez; 16/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Frank Rijkaard; 20/1 Guus Hiddink; 20/1 Marcello Lippi; 25/1 Owen Coyle; 25/1 Bert Van Marwijk; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 40/1David Moyes; 40/1 Steven Gerrard

Clint Dempsey still at Fulham on the first day of next season: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no

2/1 Roberto Di Matteo named as permanent Chelsea boss

Top four finish: 1/6 Arsenal; 1/5 Tottenham; 9/4 Chelsea; 7/1 Newcastle

Winner without Manchester United and Manchester City: 10/11 Arsenal; 5/4 Tottenham; 11/2 Chelsea

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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Sack Race Well And Truly On…hill’s Premier League Specials

Blackburn avoided defeat at Anfield, but despite this, they remain favourites for the drop while their manager remains favourite for the chop. Rovers are 1/2 for relegation at William Hill with Wigan 4/7 and Bolton 8/11 while their manager is 1/2 to be the second Premier League manager to leave his club. Owen Coyle’s Bolton were on the receiving end of yet another home defeat and Owen Coyle is the 11/4 second favourite to get the axe, while Andre Villas-Boas is 8/1 third favourite.

Owen Coyle is 4/6 to have left Bolton by the start of next season, while Steve Kean is 1/4 to have left Blackburn by the same timeframe. Andre Villas-Boas is odds-on, at 4/9 to still be at Chelsea come the first game of next season.

Hills offer 6/4 that the second Premier League manager is sacked in December and 8/11 that it is in January.

“The season of goodwill is well and truly over and the sounds of knives being sharpened is getting louder,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Manchester United closed the gap at the top of the Premier League and they are 5/4 to win the Premier League behind Man City at 5/6. Chelsea are out to 25/1 from 16/1 to win the league after yet another draw. Hills offer 6/4 that Manchester City beat Manchester United to the top spot, while for United/City 1-2 you can get 2/1.

Premier League Winner: 5/6 Man City; 5/4 Man Utd; 16/1 Tottenham; 25/1 Chelsea; 33/1 Arsenal; 100/1 Liverpool

Relegation: 1/2 Blackburn; 4/7 Wigan; 8/11 Bolton; 11/8 Wolves; 9/4 Swansea; 3/1 QPR; 6/1 Norwich; 12/1 BAR

2nd Premier League manager to leave: 1/2 Steve Kean; 10/3 Owen Coyle; 8/1 Andre Villas Boas; 9/1 Alex MCLeish; 10/1 Mick McCarthy; 12/1 Martin Jol; 14/1 Neil Warnock; 20/1 Roberto Martinez; 25/1 Harry Redknapp; 25/1 David Moyes; 40/1 BAR

To be manager of their current club on the first day of PL season 2012/13?

AVB

Yes 4/9
No 13/8

Coyle

Yes 11/10
No 4/6

Kean

Yes 11/4
No 1/4

When will second Premier League manager leave: 6/4 December; 8/11 January; 5/1 February; 33/1 March or later; 40/1 no more managers to leave this season

Most Premier League goals in 2011/12 season: 5/4 Dimitar Berbatov; 6/4 Fernando Torres; 5/2 Andy Carroll

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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There’s Only One Kean-go

Bolton Wanderers secured a vital victory which leaves Blackburn rooted to the bottom of the Premier League at Christmas. Traditionally that means they will get relegated and William Hill agree, offering 4/9 that they go down. Bolton are 5/6 with Hills also offering Wigan at 8/15 and Wolves 7/4. Steve Kean is now under immeasurable pressure and Hills make him 1/4 to be the next manager to lose his job while Owen Coyle eased some of the pressure on him and he is 10/3 to be the next to go.

Hills are now offering odds on when Kean will actually depart Blackburn and make him 5/4 to have gone before Boxing Day and 9/1 to leave in the immediate aftermath of the Liverpool game that day (before the 31st). He is 8/13 to still be in charge when Blackburn take on Stoke on the 2nd of January.

“Steve Kean appears to be on borrowed time and there is only so long that the Venkys family can turn a deaf ear of the protestations of the Rovers fans,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Hills Premier League Relegation: 4/9 Blackburn; 8/15 Wigan; 5/6 Bolton; 7/4 Wolves; 5/2 Swansea; 7/2 QPR; 5/1 Norwich; 6/1 Sunderland; 11/1 BAR

Hills To Stay Up: 13/8 Blackburn; 11/8 Wigan; 5/6 Bolton; 2/5 Wolves; 2/7 Swansea; 1/6 QPR; 1/9 BAR

To Finish Bottom: 9/4 Wigan; 9/4 Blackburn; 9/2 Bolton; 9/1 Wolves; 12/1 QPR; 12/1 Swansea; 16/1 BAR

Next Premier League Manager to go: 1/4 Steve Kean; 10/3 Owen Coyle; 8/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 8/1 Alex McLeish; 11/1 Mick McCarthy; 16/1 Roberto Martinez; 16/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 BAR

To go first: 1/4 Kean; 11/4 Coyle

When will Kean leave Blackburn: 5/4 before December 26th; 9/1 After Liverpool (26th) and before Utd (31st); 12/1 After Manchester United (31st) and before Stoke (2nd Jan); 8/13 Still in charge for Stoke game (2nd)

Gone by New Year (Kean/Coyle): 8/13 none; 6/5 one; 20/1 both

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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Martin Not So Jol – Y Well Off ?

Fulham boss survival odds cut:
NOT SO JOL-Y GOOD?

FULHAM’s exit from the Europa League, their lowly Premier League position, and reported rifts between the manager and certain players have seen the odds for him to be the next Premier League manager to leave his club this season cut from 20/1 to 12/1 fifth favourite by William Hill who now also offer 6/4 that he will no longer be in charge at Craven Cottage on the first day of next season. ‘Martin Jol seemed to have taken over a Fulham side in decent shape, but not much has gone right for them this season and if they fail to beat struggling Bolton at the weekend, he will come under serious pressure from the fans’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Share.
Hills currently offer Fulham at 9/1 to be relegated and 33/1 to finish bottom of the table.

William Hill…Next Premier League manager to leave his club: 8/11 Kean; 2/1 Coyle; 6/1 Martinez; 8/1 AVB; 12/1 Jol; McLeish; McCarthy; 33/1 no more to go this season.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
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You Bet Bolton Owen To Go Down As Manc Monopoly Odds On

Coyle odds-against to survive until next season:
YOU BET BOLTON OWEN TO GO DOWN!

DESPITE Bolton’s Chairman insisting it would cost too much in compensation to sack Owen Coyle, the under pressure Bolton boss is now favourite with William Hill to be the next Premier League manager to leave his club as Bolton dropped to the bottom of the table. ‘There surely comes a point at which a manager’s pride kicks in even if he hasn’t been sacked, and Coyle is clearly a proud man’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills make Coyle 13/8 joint favourite along with Steve Kean to be the next boss out, and offer 11/10 that he is still Wanderers’ gaffer on the first day of next season.Bolton are 11/10 to go down.

Wm Hill…..2nd Prem manager to go;
Owen Coyle 13/8
Steve Kean 13/8
Roberto Martinez 5/1
Andre Villas-Boas 6/1
Alex McLeish 11/1
Mick McCarthy 11/1
David Moyes 16/1
Harry Redknapp 20/1
Martin Jol 25/1
Neil Warnock 33/1
No manager to leave 33/1
Roy Hodgson 33/1
Martin O’Neill 40/1
Alan Pardew 50/1
Arsene Wenger 50/1
Brendan Rodgers 50/1
Kenny Dalglish 50/1
Paul Lambert 50/1
Roberto Mancini 50/1
Tony Pulis 50/1
Sir Alex Ferguson 66/1

Owen Coyle at Bolton 1st day next season?Yes – 11/10No – 4/6

Wm Hill relegation odds..4/9 Wigan (13/8 stay up); 11/10 Blackburn;(4/6); 11/10 Bolton (4/6); 15/8 Swansea; 5/2 Wolves; 11/4 Norwich; 4 QPR/Sunderland; 8 WBA; 9 Fulham.

MANC MONOPOLY AT TOP OF PREM

William Hill now offer 1/3 that the two Manchester clubs occupy the top two positions in the Premier League at the end of the season, and go 7/4 that it is City who finish first with United 2nd.
City are 8/13 favourites to win the title with Hills, who make them 66/1 to win all four major trophies they are still contesting, with United 2/1; Chelsea 12/1; Spurs 18/1; Arsenal 25/1; Liverpool 100/1; Newcastle 400/1.
TOP 4 FINISH…4/11 Chelsea; 4/9 Spurs; 11/10 Arsenal; 9/4 Liverpool; 25 Newcastle; 66 Everton; 125 Villa
PREM TOP SCORER…6/4 RVP; 5/2 Aguero; 4 Rooney; 8 Dzeko; 16 Ba; 20 Adebayor; Balotelli.

Prem Forecast: Man City/Man Utd – 7/4; Man Utd/Man City – 4/1 ; Reverse forecast – 1/3

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

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