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

Twitter: @footy_joe

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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

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
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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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E: radams@williamhill.co.uk
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Managerial Movement Odds

SLAV FOR PREM

WITH SLAVEN Bilic announcing he will step down as Croatia manager after Euro 2012, William Hill offer 20/1 that he will be a Premier League manager on the first day of next season and 6/1 that he will become one at any stage of the new season.

RDM STILL HOT FAV FOR CHELSEA JOB

DESPITE reports that Roberto di Matteo will not automatically be handed the Chlesea job on a permanent basis even if they win the Champions League final, Wiliam Hill still make him 4/7 favourite to get the job permanently and also offer 11/2 Guardiola; Mourinho; 10/1 Benitez; Blanc; Capello; Redknapp; 14/1 Low; Moyes. ‘RDM appears to have ever improving credentials to get the job but recent history suggests he may well not do so’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

STALE STORY AT WOLVES?

Norwegian Stale Solbakken is the surprise 5/6 favourite to be handed the Wolves’ managerial job on a permanent basis with William Hill who also offer 6/1 Bruce; Ferguson; Poyet; Reid; Strachan; 7 Clark; 8 Connor; Freedman; Megson. Others on request.

TWO HORSE RACE FOR ROY’S ROLE

William Hill believe either Even money favourite Claudio Ranieri or 5/4 second favourite Chris Hughton will land the job of permanent replacement for new England boss Roy Hodgson at WBA. Hills also offer 6/1 Appleton; 8 Mowbray; Poyet; 16 Curbishley. ‘The money is all for the front two in the market and it is difficult to see past them at the moment’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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Premier League Weekend Specials

***********************William Hill PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKEND SPECIALS********************************

10/1 ANY PREM BOSS TO GO BY MIDNIGHT SUNDAY…

William Hill offer 10/1 that any Premier League manager (or caretaker boss) will quit their club before midnight on Sunday. ‘Although we are currently 13/8 that no more managers will depart this season, it is not impossible to envisage a manager suddenly walking away after (yet another) catastrophic defeat’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills go 13/8 that no more Premier League managers will leave their clubs before the end of the season, but Steve Kean is 9/2 to be the next to do so this campaign while Hills also offer 5/1 Coyle; Martinez; 6 McLeish; 16 Redknapp. Others on request.

WEEKEND FOOTBALL SPECIALS –

Any Premier League manager/caretaker manager to leave before midnight Sunday 11th March 10/1
**“Terry Connor & Roberto Di Matteo count as caretaker managers for the purposes of settlement.”

IN HOW MANY CONSECUTIVE MATCHES WILL FULHAM’S PAVEL POGREBNYAK SCORE? With Fulham’s new signing Pogrebnyak starting his Craven Cottage career with a flood of goals, William Hll are betting on how many consecutive games he will score in for his new side. ‘He looks as though he should be training to fight a Klitschko but has been landing knockout blows on Fulham’s opponents instead, and is 40/1 to hammer Villa with a second straight hat trick.’ Said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
3 1/3
4 3/1
5 6/1
6 20/1
7 28/1
8 or more 40/1

**“Only matches in which Pogrebnyak STARTS for Fulham will count for the purposes of settlement. Currently on 3.”

PODDS-ON FOR THE GUNNERS

William Hill have slashed their odds from 4/7 to 1/3 that Cologne and Germany striker Lukas Podolski will have joined Arsenal by day one of the next Premier League season – and now go 9/4 that he does not. But if he does arrive there he may find that Robin Van Persie has departed – after the in-form striker was backed from Even money to 5/6 with Hills to have left the club by the start of the next campaign, and lengthened from 8/11 to Evens still to be there. Boss Arsene Wenger is 2/5 still to be in charge on day one, 7/4 not to.
Hills are also betting on how many goals RVP will chalk up in the Prem this season – and make him 11/4 to set a new record of 35 or more. He is 14/1 to end up with 25; 6/1 26/27; 3/1 28/29; 3/1 30/31; 11/4 32/33; 5/2 34.

MAN CITY POINTS CLEAR AFTER WEEKEND GAMES –
Not Top 15/2
Goal Difference 7/2
1 Point 33/1
2 Points 5/6
3 Points 33/1
4 Points 7/1
5 Points 14/1

NEXT PERMANENT CHELSEA BOSS….7/4 Jose Mourinho; 4/1 Rafa Benitez; 6/1 Pep Guardiola 8/1 RDM; 9/1 Joachim Low; Fabio Capello.
Where will Chelsea finish? – 5/6 FIFTH; 13/8 TOP 4; 5/1 SIXTH; 11/2 7TH OR LOWER

When will Torres next score: 1/1 Stoke; 3/1 Napoli; 4/1 Leicester; 14/1 Manchester City; 11/1 Tottenham; 11/1 Aston Villa; 9/4 none of these games
*must start vs Stoke on 10th March or bets void **matches must be played on named dates or bets void

Torres to score again this season in the Premier League: 4/11 yes; 2/1 no

When will Chelsea next lose: 7/1 Stoke; 7/2 Napoli; 14/1 Leicester; 5/4 Manchester City; 7/1 Tottenham; 10/1 Aston Villa; 2/1 not lose any more of these matches.

ANDY CARROLL @ LIVERPOOL 1ST DAY NEXT SEASON –
Yes 1/3
No 9/4

William Hill odds – Premier League Weekend Specials:
Highest Scoring Match: 4/1 Arsenal v Newcastle, 4/1 Man Utd v West Brom, 6/1 Wolves v Blackburn, 13/2 Chelsea v Stoke, 7/1 Norwich v Wigan, 8/1 Bolton v QPR, 8/1 Swansea v Man City,
11/1 Everton v Tottenham, 11/1 Aston Villa v Fulham, 11/1 Sunderland v Liverpool. One quarter odds 1,2,3.

Highest Scoring Team: 7/2 Man Utd, 9/2 Arsenal, 11/2 Chelsea, 7/1 Man City, 10/1 Wolves, 10/1 Norwich, 16/1 Bolton, 16/1 Liverpool, 16/1 Tottenham, 16/1 Blackburn, 20/1 Aston Villa, 25/1 QPR,
25/1 Everton, 25/1 Fulham, 33/1 Wigan, 33/1 Newcastle, 33/1 Sunderland, 33/1 West Brom, 50/1 Swansea, 66/1 Stoke. One quarter odds 1,2,3,4.

Fastest Scoring Team: 8/1 Man Utd, 8/1 Chelsea, 10/1 Arsenal, 10/1 Man City, 11/1 Bolton, 11/1 Aston Villa, 12/1 Wolves, 12/1 Norwich, 12/1 Liverpool, 12/1 Blackburn, 12/1 Tottenham, 14/1 Everton,
14/1 QPR, 14/1 Fulham, 14/1 Wigan, 16/1 Newcastle, 20/1 Sunderland, 25/1 West Brom, 25/1 Swansea, 33/1 Stoke. One quarter odds 1,2,3,4.

Total Red Cards: 2/1 – One, 2/1 -Two, 5/2 – Three or more, 4/1 -None.

Hat Trick scored – 1/5 no; 10/3 yes.

Premier League title odds…..4/6 Man C; 11/10 Man U; 100/1 Spurs
WITHOUT MANCS…….4/9 Spurs; 9/4 Arsenal; 9 Chelsea; 50 Liverpool. Others on request.
RELEGATION…..2/9 Wigan (3/1 stay up); 4/7 Wolves (5/4); 8/11 Bolton (Evens); 5/6 QPR (5/6); 5/6 Blackburn 5/6); 16 Villa.
FINISH BOTTOM- 5/4 Wigan; 11/4 Wolves; 5 Bolton; 11/2 Blackburn; 6 QPR

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk

William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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11/10 For Current Bottom Three To Drop…1/1 For No More Managers To Go This Season

Bolton and Blackburn were the two sides at the bottom who benefitted from today’s basement battles and Hills make those two North West sides 8/15 (Bolton) and 4/9 (Blackburn) to stay up. The current bottom three (Wigan, Wolves and QPR) are in increasing amounts of peril and Hills go just 11/10 that Wigan, QPR and Wolves all get relegated at the start of the season. Wigan and Wolves are 2/9 and 3/10 respectively to be relegated.

“Wolves and Wigan have not been playing particularly well over the last few weeks and QPR will certainly be looking at their upcoming fixtures with increasing trepidation,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “As things stand, it is easy to see why they are our big favourites for the drop.”

Chelsea squeaked past 10 man Stoke by the narrowest of margins, but at the same time maintained Roberto Di Matteo’s 100% record. Hills offer 4/1 that they reamain undefeated in the next four fixtures, including a tricky trip to Manchester City and a home tie against Napoli – their next game for which they are 7/2 to be defeated.

Hills are now offering Even money that no other Premier League manager leaves his job before the end of the season. Owen Coyle, Roberto Martinez and Alex McLeish are all 5/1 to be the next to go, while Steve Kean, who was as short as 2/9 at one point in the season is 8/1 to be the next to go.

Premier League Relegation: 2/9 Wigan; 3/10 Wolves; 1/3 QPR; 11/8 Bolton; 13/8 Blackburn; 25/1 Aston Villa; 33/1 Swansea

Premier League Stay Up: 1/300 Swansea; 1/200 Aston Villa; 4/9 Blackburn; 8/15 Bolton; 9/4 QPR; 12/5 Wolves; 3/1 Wigan

To finish bottom: 6/5 Wigan; 2/1 Wolves; 9/4 QPR; 8/1 Bolton; 10/1 Blackburn

When Will Chelsea First Lose Under RDM?
Napoli (H) (UCL) 7/2
Leicester (H) (FAC) 10/1
Man City (A) (PL) 5/4
Tottenham (H) (PL) 4/1
Remain unbeaten in above 4 fixtures 4/1

Must be played in above order or bets void.

5th Premier League manager to go: 1/1 No manager to go; 5/1 Owen Coyle; 5/1 Roberto Martinez; 5/1 Alex McLeish; 8/1 Steve Kean; 14/1 Harry Redknapp; 16/1 Mark Hughes; 20/1 David Moyes; 20/1 Kenny Dalglish; 25/1 BAR

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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Tevez 7/4 To Return Against Blackburn…avb On His Way?

Carlos Tevez has reportedly apologised paving the way for his Manchester City return. William Hill think that his return could well come against Blackburn this weekend, offering 7/4 that he plays some part during the game, while the home match against Bolton the following week is 11/8 to be the match in which he makes his return. He is 7/2 to return against Swansea, 7/1 Chelsea, 11/1 Stoke and 15/2 for him to play no part in any of these games.

Hills have opened a market on where Tevez will next ply his trade should he leave Manchester City in the summer and make PSG and Inter Milan the 4/1 favourites to secure his services with AC Milan 5/1. Tevez is Even money to still be at City come the start of next season (8/11 to have left).

“Having Carlos Tevez rot in the reserves helps nobody out and so by apologising, he has now opened the door for a return to the first team and we think he may be pulling on a City shirt sooner rather than later,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

After defeat to Napoli, Chelsea have now failed to win in five games and William Hill make under-pressure manager, Andre Villas Boas 3/1 to have left Chelsea by the time the second leg Champions League match comes around. He is also 2/5 to have left Chelsea by the start of next season (7/4 to still be there). He is now the 8/13 favourite to be the next Premier League manager to leave his job.

When will Carlos Tevez next play for Manchester City: 7/4 Blackburn (h); 11/8 Bolton (h); 7/2 Swansea (a); 7/1 Chelsea (h); 11/1 Stoke (a); 15/2 none of these games

Carlos Tevez club at start of 2012/13 Premier League season: 4/1 PSG; 4/1 Inter Milan; 5/1 AC Milan; 7/1 Juventus; 8/1 Real Madrid; 10/1 Corinthians; 12/1 Anzhi Makhachkala; 14/1 Chelsea; 14/1 Liverpool; 16/1 Tottenham; 33/1 Barcelona; 50/1 Manchester United
*bets void if still at Manchester City

Carlos Tevez still at Manchester City come the start of 2012/13 season: 8/11 no; 1/1 yes

AVB to be in his current position on the first day of the 2012/13 Premiership season: Yes 7/4 No 2/5

AVB to no longer be in his current position by kick off of second leg v Napoli: 3/1

Torres to still be at Chelsea on the first day of the 2012/13 Premiership season (loans count as ‘no’): Yes 4/9 No 13/8

Next Permanent Chelsea Manager: 9/2 Jose Mourinho; 6/1 Pep Guardiola; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 9/1 Fabio Capello; 10/1 David Moyes; 12/1 Guus Hiddink; 16/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Bert van Marwijk; 25/1 BAR

Next Premier League Manager to leave: 8/13 Andre Villas Boas; 4/1 Harry Redknapp; 5/1 No manager to leave; 6/1 Owen Coyle; 8/1 Alex McLeish; 10/1 Steve Kean; 16/1 Roberto Martinez; 20/1 Kenny Dalglish; 20/1 Paul Lambert; 20/1 Roy Hodgson; 33/1 BAR

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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City Return To Top Of Table With Mcleish And Mccarthy Both Backed To Go Before Next Season

Manchester City returned to the top of the Premier League courtesy of a close victory against Aston Villa and William Hill make the Blues 4/6 favourites to win the league this season ahead of Manchester United at 6/5. Villa on the other hand, left the field to a chorus of boos and Hills make Alex McLeish Evens to have left Villa by the start of next season (8/11 to still be there). McLeish is now 8/1 to be the next manager to leave his job.

A 5-1 defeat at home to their arch rivals, will have done nothing to placate the Wolves fans already calling for Mick McCarthy’s head and William Hill are offering 4/9 that he is no longer at the club come the first game of next season (13/8 that he is still there). Mick McCarthy is 7/4 favourite to be the next manager to leave his job.

“The writing appears to be on the wall for Mick,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “The Wolves fans were already unhappy with the way things were going and a heavy home defeat will not have done anything to change that.”

Premier League Outright: 4/6 Manchester City; 6/5 Manchester United; 20/1 Tottenham; 200/1 BAR

Top Four finish: 1/250 Manchester City; 1/200 Manchester United; 1/14 Spurs; 5/6 Chelsea; 11/8 Arsenal; 3/1 Liverpool; 12/1 Newcastle; 100/1 BAR

Relegation: 3/10 Wigan; 4/7 Wolves; 4/6 Blackburn; 4/6 Bolton; 6/4 QPR; 12/1 West Brom; 16/1 BAR

Will Mick McCarthy still be at Wolves at the start of next season: 4/9 no, 13/8 yes

Will Alex McLeish still be in charge of Aston Villa on the first day of next season: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no

3rd Premier League manager to leave his job: 7/4 Mick McCarthy; 2/1 Harry Redknapp; 9/2 Andre Villas Boas; 6/1 Owen Coyle; 6/1 Steve Kean; 8/1 Alex McLeish; 8/1 No manager to leave; 16/1 BAR

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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Coyle Cut For Chop After Dire Home Defeat!

Following defeat in the vital relegation six pointer against Wigan, Bolton Wanderers are 8/11 to be relegated this season. Wigan remain hot favourites to go down at 1/4 with Blackburn 4/7 despite their victory over QPR, who are 5/4 to go down.

“It is becoming incredibly condensed at the bottom of the table and a little run could certainly see one of the sides move up the table and it could take a manager getting the sack to do this,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “Of the bottom five clubs in the Premier League, only one of them have changed their manager and we could well see at least one of them go soon.”

Owen Coyle has also been cut from 10/1 to 6/1 to be the next manager to leave his job – a market that is headed by potential next England manager, Harry Redknapp at 5/4. Chelsea lost away to Everton and Andre Villas-Boas is 5/1 to be the next manager to go.

William Hill Odds:

Relegation: 1/4 Wigan; 4/7 Blackburn; 8/11 Bolton; 10/11 Wolves; 5/4 QPR; 9/1 West Brom; 12/1 BAR

Next Premier League Manager to go: 5/1 Harry Redknapp; 5/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 11/2 Mick McCarthy; 11/2 Steve Kean; 6/1Owen Coyle; 8/1 Alex McLeish; 8/1 No manager to go; 14/1 BAR

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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Football Punters Taking Mick

FOOTBALL PUNTERS TAKING THE MICK?

William Hill have cut Mick McCarthy, who was a 12/1 shot after his side drew with Spurs recently, to 4/7 favourite to be the next Premier League manager to leave his club. ‘The internet has been alive with rumours about Mick McCarthy’s future and punters have been keen to back him to be the next Prem boss to go’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills make Blackburn’s Steve Kean 9/2 second favourite with AVB and Owen Coyle both offered at 8/1 with Roberto Martinez 10/1, Alex McLeish 11/1 and Harry Redknapp 12/1.
Hills offer 8/1 that no more managers will depart their clubs this season.

WOLVES are 10/11 to be relegated and 13/2 to finish bottom of the table with Hills who make them 4/5 to stay up.

Further information….graham sharpe…07803233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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