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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Au-revoir Allardyce: Avb 20/1 First Man Out!

The Premiership off season has probably never seen so much managerial movement and the latest odds from William Hill suggest that many will not be given much time to deliver. Hills are offering 11/8 that six or more managers leave their current roles during the season and 10/1 that either none or one go!

Sam Allardyce is the 8/1 favourite to be first out of the door, with Chris Hughton, Michael Laudrup and Steve Clarke all 9/1. The new Spurs manager, Andre Villas-Boas, is 20/1 to be first out with Sir Alex Ferguson the 100/1 outsider.

“With so much early movement you would think there would be very few moves in the season but as we all know, football is a results driven business and there aren’t too many second chances in the Premiership! said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

First Premier League Manager to Leave: 8/1 S Allardyce, 9/1 C Hughton, 9/1 M Laudrup, 9/1 S Clarke, 10/1 P Lambert, 11/1 B Rodgers, 11/1 M Hughes, 11/1 N Adkins, 11/1 R Di Matteo, 11/1 R Martinez, 12/1 M Jol, 16/1 B McDermott, 20/1 A Villas-Boas, 20/1 M O’Neill, 20/1 T Pulis, 25/1 A Pardew, 33/1 D Moyes, 33/1 R Mancini, 50/1 A Wenger, 66/1 No Manager to Leave, 100/1 A Ferguson.

How Many Premier League Managers will leave between the start and end of the 2012/13 Premier League season? 10/1 None or One, 9/4 Two or Three, 11/8 Four or Five, 11/8 Six or More.

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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M: 0784 1011 584
E: radams@williamhill.co.uk
William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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***premier League Opening Fixtures 2012/13***

Euro 2012 is not even past the group stages yet but the fixtures for the new season of the Premier League have been announced with champions Manchester City starting their defence with a home game against newly promoted Southampton, who are 11/1 to pull off a shock.

City are 1/7 for an opening day victory at the Etihad Stadium whilst cross city and title rivals United travel to Goodison Park to face Everton. United are 8/11 to pick up the victory with Everton at 3/1. The Manchester double is 19/20.

With Southampton facing a taxing trip to Manchester, Reading and West Ham stay at home. Reading are 7/5 for a victory against Tony Pulis and Stoke City whilst Sam Allardyce’s West Ham United host Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa. The Hammers are 7/5, with Lambert’s Villa 8/5 to win their first game with their new boss. William Hill are offering 66/1 for all three newly promoted clubs to win on the opening day.

Brendan Rodgers takes charge of his first Liverpool game at the Hawthorns. West Brom have never won an opening day fixture in the Premier League but are 11/5 to buck that trend against Liverpool. Rodgers and Liverpool are 1/1 to pick up all three points. It is 7/1 that both Liverpool and Everton win.

Elsewhere, Chelsea (1/2) travel to Wigan (5/1), QPR (1/1) host Michael Laudrup’s Swansea (11/5), Newcastle (7/5) play Tottenham (8/5) at St James’ Park, Sunderland (15/2) open at the Emirates against Arsenal (1/4) and Fulham (4/6) host Norwich (16/5).

Man City are favourites to be champions again at 11/8. United are 5/2 with Chelsea at 9/2. Reading are 10/11 for relegation, Southampton are 5/4 with West Ham, Wigan and Norwich at 13/8.

Matches
1/4 Arsenal, 19/5 Draw, 15/2 Sunderland
3/1 Everton, 12/5 Draw, 8/11 Manchester United
4/6 Fulham, 5/2 Draw, 16/5 Norwich City
1/7 Manchester City, 5/1 Draw, 11/1 Southampton
7/5 Newcastle, 21/10 Draw, 8/5 Tottenham Hotspur
1/1 Queens Park Rangers, 11/5 Draw, 11/5 Swansea City
7/5 Reading, 21/10 Draw, 8/5 Stoke City
11/5 West Bromwich Albion, 11/5 Draw, 1/1 Liverpool
7/5 West Ham United, 21/10 Draw, 8/5 Aston Villa
5/1 Wigan Athletic, 12/5 Draw, 1/2 Chelsea
Specials
Mersey Side Double (Everton and Liverpool to win): 7/1
Manchester Double (Manchester City and Manchester United to win): 19/20
Promotion Treble (Southampton, Reading and West Ham to win): 66/1
Premier League 2012/13 Outright: 11/8 Manchester City, 5/2 Manchester United, 9/2 Chelsea, 6/1 Arsenal, 25/1 Tottenham Hotspur, 33/1 Liverpool, 125/1 Newcastle, 250/1 Everton, 750/1 Fulham, 1000/1 Sunderland, 1000/1 Aston Villa, 1000/1 Stoke City, 1000/1 Queens Park Rangers, 1500/1 Southampton, 2000/1 West Ham United, 2500/1 Norwich City, 2500/1 Swansea City, 2500/1 West Bromwich Albion, 3000/1 Wigan Athletic, 3000/1 Reading.
Premier League 2012/13 Relegation: 10/11 Reading, 5/4 Southampton, 13/8 West Ham United, 13/8 Wigan Athletic, 13/8 Norwich City, 7/4 Swansea City, 9/2 West Bromwich Albion, 5/1 Queens Park Rangers, 7/1 Stoke City, 7/1 Aston Villa, 12/1 Fulham, 12/1 Sunderland, 20/1 Everton, 50/1 Newcastle United, 80/1 Liverpool, 250/1 Tottenham Hotspur, 1000/1 Chelsea, 1000/1 Arsenal, 2500/1 Manchester City, 2500/1 Manchester United.

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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Swansea Gunning For Bergkamp…20/1 In To Evens For Job

Dennis Bergkamp has emerged today as the frontrunner for the Swansea manager’s job with William Hill seeing him backed in from 20/1 to Evens. Former favourite, Graeme Jones has drifted from 1/6 (on Friday) to 4/1 joint second favourite with Michael Laudrup.

“Bergkamp has come from nowhere to become our favourite but it has to be said that his Arsenal ethos would suit Swansea well ,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “We actually suspended betting on Saturday and Sunday because we thought that Jones had got the job, but it looks like we are back to square one.”

Next Permanent Swansea manager: 1/1 Dennis Bergkamp; 4/1 Graeme Jones; 4/1 Michael Laudrup; 6/1 Ian Holloway; 7/1 Gus Poyet; 8/1 Marcel Desailly; 16/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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Swans See Poyet As Ready Made Replacement For Rodgers

Swans See Poyet As Ready Made Replacement For Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has left Swansea after a fantastic year in the Premier League to join Liverpool and William Hill make Brighton Boss, Gus Poyet, the 6/1 favourite to replace him. Colin Pascoe is 8/1 with both Roberto Martinez and Ian Holloway 10/1.

“Brendan Rodgers will surely leave Swansea with the blessing of everyone at the club and whoever comes in will have very big boots to fill,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Next Swansea Manager: 6/1 Gus Poyet, 8/1 Colin Pascoe, 10/1 Roberto Martinez, 10/1 Ian Holloway, 14/1 Alan Curbishley, 16/1 Alan Curtis, 16/1 Michael Laudrup, 16/1 Chris Houghton, 20/1 Ole Solskjar, 20/1 Ray Wilkins, 20/1 Gianfranco Zola, 20/1 Dougie Freedman, 20/1 Lee Clark, 20/1 Steve Bruce, 25/1 Karl Robinson, 25/1 Paolo Di Canio, 25/1 Rafa Benitez, 25/1 Roberto Di Matteo, 25/1 Tony Mowbray, 25/1 Eddie Howe, 25/1 Alex McLeish, 33/1 Bar

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Next Liverpool Manager: Will Benetiz Exit Cause Exodus?

Next Liverpool Manager: Will Benetiz Exit Cause Exodus?
Hills HAVE CUT DALGLISH FROM 8/1 TO 3/1 THIRD FAVOURITE TO BE PERMANENT LIVERPOOL BOSS WITH MARTIN O’NEILL 9/4 FAV AND ROY HODGSON 5/2 SECOND FAVOURITE. That said Kenny Dalglish is 7/4 to be caretaker coach. Hills are also betting on the departure of a number of key players with Stephen Gerrard & Fernando Torres 5/6 each to follow Benitez out of the door.
‘The odds suggest that there could be a mass exodus of the top players and our odds suggest that Steven Gerrard could be on the way,” said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Will Liverpool Hang On To Their Assets: (Players to be Liverpool players on September 1st 2010)
Steven Gerrard: 5/6 Stay, 5/6 Go
Fernando Torres: 5/6 Stay, 5/6 Go
Javier Mascherano: 1/1 Stay, 8/11 Go
Yossi Benayoun: 6/4 Stay, 1/2 Go
Alberto Aquilano: 4/9 Stay, 13/8 Go

William Hill….Kenny Dalglish to be caretaker/interim/temporary manager of Liverpool FC, either on his own or in conjunction with someone else – 7/4
William Hill NEXT PERMENT MANAGER OF LIVERPOOL FC: 9-4 Martin O’Neill, 5-2 Roy Hodgson, 3-1 Kenny Dalglish, 6-1 Jurgen Klinsmann, 8-1 Guus Hiddink, 14-1 Frank Rijkaard, 14/1 Sammy Lee, 16-1 Slaven Bilic, Mark Hughes, 20-1 Marco Van Basten, Alex McLeish, 25-1 Marcello Lippi, Harry Redknapp, Bernd Schuster, Michael Laudrup, 33-1 Kevin Keegan, Alan Curbishley, Felipe Scolari, Dider Deschamps, 40-1 Sven Goran Eriksson, 50-1 Steve McClaren, John Toshack, Graeme Souness, 150/1 Phil Thompson
**LIVERPOOL ARE 2/7 TO WIN NOTHING – 5/2 ANY OF THE MAJOR FOUR TROPHIES – NEXT SEASON WITH Hills WHO MAKE THEM 7/4 TO FINISH IN THE TOP 4, 2/7 THE TOP SIX, AND 12/1 TO WIN THE PREM TITLE.
Further Information…..Graham Sharpe….0780 323 3702

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