Champions League: Celtic Odds On To Qualify: 13/8 British Winner!

Celtic face Helsingborg in the first leg of their Champions league qualifier and they are 9/5 to get the campaign off to a winning start. Gary Cooper is the key man and Hills are 7/2 that he scores and Celtic win on Tuesday night. Hills are offering 13/8 that the Champions league is won by a British club and 11/2 that there will be an all British final.

Barcelona & Real Madrid are the joint 10/3 favourites to win the Champions league, with Man City the first British club in the betting at 9/2. Chelsea & Man Utd are 10/1, Arsenal 20/1 and Celtic 200/1.

“Hopefully Celtic will qualify for the next round but it looks like it is going to be hard going for the British teams this year,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

First Leg: 17/10 Helsingborg, 9/5 Celtic, 2/1 Draw

To Qualify For Next Round Of Champions League: 4/7 Celtic, 5/4 Helsingborg

Hooper To Score & Celtic: 7/2

British Winner Of Champions League: 13/8
All British Final Of Champions League: 11/2

Champions League Winner: 10/3 Barcelona, 10/3 Real Madrid, 9/2 Man City, 10/1 Bayern Munich, 10/1 Chelsea, 10/1 Man Utd, 12/1 Juventus, 14/1 Paris Saint-Germain, 20/1 Arsenal, 20/1 Borussia Dortmund, 25/1 AC Milan, 50/1 Malaga…200/1 Celtic

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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Lampard 5/6 To Reach 100 Caps…qpr Becks Appeal Shrinking

Frank Lampard led by example as England defeated Spain and he has now targeted 100 caps for England. The midfielder, who took his tally to 90 on Saturday is 5/6 with William Hill to join the 100 club (5/6 not to).

QPR have seemingly given up in the race to sign David Beckham and William Hill have eased their odds to 8/1 (from 6/1). Paris Saint Germain are the 4/9 favourites to secure Beckham’s signature, while Tottenham are the 5/1 second favourites. Beckham is 4/7 to join up with the GB squad for the 2012 Olympics and Hills make Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey 1/8 and 1/5 respectively to feature in the Olympic squad.

“Bale and Ramsay have already appeared in the promotional photos for the launching of the GB kit and with Wales not playing in the Euros, it now seems almost impossible to imagine that they will not join up with the squad in London,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

David Beckham next club: 4/9 PSG; 5/1 Spurs; 8/1 QPR; 9/1 Anzhi; 10/1 Blackburn; 12/1 Aston Villa; 16/1 AC Milan; 33/1 Real Madrid…others on request

Frank Lampard to win 100 England Caps: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no

GB Sqaud for Olympics:

Bale: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no
Ramsey: 1/5 yes; 10/3 no
Beckham: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Spurs Fancied To Win Battle Of Britain And To Progress Furthest In Europa League

Following the draw for the Europa League playoffs, William Hill have made Tottenham the 9/4 favourites to be the British side to progress furthest in the competition, followed closely by Fulham at 3/1 and Stoke at 7/2. Of the ties, it would appear that Birmingham have the most difficult task, against CD Nacional of Portugal, and Hills go 5/6 take your pick about the pair qualifying. The Battle of Britain see Tottenham taking on Hearts and the English side are 1/10 to progress while the Scottish side are 11/2. Elsewhere, Fulham are 2/5 to qualify, Stoke 2/5, Rangers 4/7 and Celtic 4/7.

“Spurs played very well in the Champions League last season and that should hold them in good stead for the Europa League, although Fulham and Rangers have recent history in this competition,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Whatever happens, the British sides are sure to feature prominently this year.”

British side to progress furthest in Europa League: 9/4 Tottenham; 3/1 Fulham; 7/2 Stoke; 5/1 Rangers; 5/1 Celtic; 10/1 Birmingham; 40/1 Hearts

Sides to qualify:

11/2 Hearts
1/10 Tottenham

5/4 Maribor
4/7 Rangers

7/4 Dnipro
2/5 Fulham

5/6 Nacional
5/6 Birmingham

5/4 Sion
4/7 Celtic

7/4 Thun
2/5 Stoke

Europa League Outright: 10/1 Sevilla; 11/1 Atletico Madrid; 11/1 Paris Saint-Germain; 14/1 Tottenham; 14/1 Roma; 20/1 Lazio; 20/1 Schalke; 25/1 PSV; 25/1 Bilbao; 25/1 Braga; 28/1 Sporting Lisbon; 33/1 BAR

Other British Sides: 33/1 Fulham; 50/1 Celtic; 50/1 Stoke; 66/1 Rangers; 100/1 Birmingham

All British Final: 25/1

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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M: 07850 518 164

William Hill Press Office; Greenside House; 50 Station Road; Wood Green; London; N22 7TP

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