Future Bright For Hodgson And When Will He Lose?

England defeated Italy although neither side were at their strongest a fact highlighted by the 11/8 offered by William Hill that only four or five of Wednesday’s starting XI line up for England’s first WC qualifying game. Roy Hodgson’s unbeaten record remains intact and William Hill offer 5/4 that he does not taste defeat until after 2012 has finished.

“The match against Italy showed us that the future is bright for England but the odds would suggest a return to a more traditional starting XI once qualifiers start,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Jack Butland became England’s youngest ever goalkeeper and he is 2/1 to play Premier League football this season for any side (4/11 he does not).

Jack Butland to play in a Premier League match this season: 4/11 no; 2/1 yes

How many of tonight’s starting XI will start England’s first qualifier: 8/1 0-3; 11/8 4-5; 13/8 6-7; 7/2 8-9; 14/1 10-11

England next defeat: 9/1 Moldova (a); 9/2 Ukraine (h); 150/1 San Marino (h); 5/2 Poland (a); 11/4 Sweden (a); 5/4 unbeaten at the end of 2012

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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England Cut For World Cup Glory Following Favourable Qualifying Draw

It was close but England managed to avoid many of the big guns and found themselves in a relatively easy group for the World Cup 2014 qualifiers and William Hill have cut their odds from 16/1 to 14/1 to win the competition outright. They are also 1/3 favourites to qualify from their group, for which Montenegro are the 11/2 second favourites.

“England dodged a bullet in the shape of France by the skin of their teeth and they have been cut ever so slightly to lift the trophy in Rio,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Scotland and Wales were drawn together in Group A of the World Cup 2014 qualifiers and William Hill make the pair 7/1 and 100/1 to win their groups respectively. Wales are 50/1 to qualify for the competition and Scotland are 11/4 to do so.

World Cup 2014 Outright: 5/2 Brazil; 9/2 Spain; 6/1 Argentina; 8/1 Germany; 12/1 Holland; 14/1 England; 16/1 Italy; 25/1 Portugal; 25/1 Uruguay; 28/1 France; 33/1 Chile; 50/1 BAR

Home Nations: 200/1 Republic of Ireland; 300/1 Scotland; 1000/1 Wales; 1000/1 Northern Ireland

Group A: 11/8 Croatia; 2/1 Serbia; 3/1 Belgium; 7/1 Scotland; 50/1 Macedonia; 100/1 Wales

Group C: 1/4 Germany; 4/1 Sweden; 13/2 Republic of Ireland; 20/1 Austria; 250/1 Faroe Islands; 250/1 Kazakhstan

Group F: 4/9 Portugal; 5/2 Russia; 5/1 Israel; 33/1 Northern Ireland; 150/1 Azerbaijan; 250/1 Luxembourg

Group H: 1/3 England; 11/2 Montenegro; 7/1 Ukraine; 8/1 Poland; 100/1 Moldova; 500/1 San Marino

To Qualify For World Cup 2014:
England 1/10 Yes; 11/2 No
Scotland 11/4 Yes; 1/4 No
Wales 50/1 Yes; 1/1000 No
Rep Of Ireland 5/2 Yes; 2/7 No
N. Ireland 33/1 Yes; 1/300 No

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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

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Home Nations Horror: You Bet England Only Side To Qualify For World Cup!

The World Cup draw in Rio provided quite the fillip for disillusioned England fans as they were drawn in the same group as Montenegro, Poland, Ukraine, Moldova and San Marino. England are 1/3 to win their group and 1/10 to qualify for the finals in Brazil. England are also2/1 to remain unbeaten for the entirety of their qualifying group.

Northern Ireland face a tough time qualifying from their group and Hills have them at 33/1 to win their group and the same price to qualify.

Republic of Ireland drew Germany and Sweden and have to be considered contenders in their group and Hills have them at 13/2 to win it and 5/2 to qualify for the finals. Germany are 1/4 to win Group C and Sweden are 4/1.

In perhaps the most intriguing group, Scotland and Wales have been draw together and Hills have priced the pair at 11/4 and 50/1 respectively to qualify.

Hills are also offering a market on how many of the Home nations (including Rep Ireland) qualify for the World Cup in 2014 and make one the 8/11 favourite, although two is offered at 5/4. For three or more is 12/1.

“It is going to be very difficult for the Home nations and the odds suggest that there will only be one side who qualifies and they also suggest that it will be England who do so,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

World Cup 2014 Outright: 5/2 Brazil; 9/2 Spain; 6/1 Argentina; 8/1 Germany; 12/1 Holland; 14/1 England; 16/1 Italy; 25/1 Portugal; 25/1 Uruguay; 28/1 France; 33/1 Chile; 50/1 BAR

Home Nations: 200/1 Republic of Ireland; 300/1 Scotland; 1000/1 Wales; 1000/1 Northern Ireland

Group A: 11/8 Croatia; 2/1 Serbia; 3/1 Belgium; 7/1 Scotland; 50/1 Macedonia; 100/1 Wales

Group C: 1/4 Germany; 4/1 Sweden; 13/2 Republic of Ireland; 20/1 Austria; 250/1 Faroe Islands; 250/1 Kazakhstan

Group F: 4/9 Portugal; 5/2 Russia; 5/1 Israel; 33/1 Northern Ireland; 150/1 Azerbaijan; 250/1 Luxembourg

Group H: 1/3 England; 11/2 Montenegro; 7/1 Ukraine; 8/1 Poland; 100/1 Moldova; 500/1 San Marino

To Qualify For World Cup 2014:
England 1/10 Yes; 11/2 No
Scotland 11/4 Yes; 1/4 No
Wales 50/1 Yes; 1/1000 No
Rep Of Ireland 5/2 Yes; 2/7 No
N. Ireland 33/1 Yes; 1/300 No

How many Home Nations to qualify: 10/1 None; 8/11 one; 5/4 two; 12/1 three or more

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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

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England 9/1 To Take Maximum Points In Euro 2012 Qualifier

ENGLAND 9/1 TO TAKE MAXIMUM POINTS IN EURO 2012 QUALIFIER
Following the announcement of the Euro 2012 qualifying fixtures Hills have opened the betting on the number of points that England will take from the eight qualifiers, making 20-22 points their 6/5 favourite. Hills are 9/1 that England take a maximum 24 points from qualifying.

“England are predictably odds-on shots at 2/5 to win their group but the 9/1 to win it without dropping a point will be popular”, said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill – Group G: 2/5 England, 5/1 Switzerland, 13/2 Bulgaria, 10/1 Montenergo, 20/1 Wales.

Total England Group Points: 5/1 Under 17, 15/8 – 17-19, 6/5 20-22, 6/1 23-24.

When Will England First Drop Points in Euro 2012 Qualifying?….3/1 Bulgaria (H), 6/4 Switzerland (A), 10/1 Montenegro (H), 6/1 Wales (A), 11/1 Switzerland (H), 7/1 Bulgaria (A), 25/1 Wales (H), 20/1 Montenegro (A).

William Hill – Euro 2012: 5/1 Spain, 6/1 Germany, 7/1 Italy, 7/1 Holland, 15/2 England, 9/1 France, 12/1 Portugal, 16/1 Russia, 20/1 Croatia, 20/1 Ukraine, 20/1 Turkey, 25/1 Serbia, 25/1 Czech Republic, 33/1 Poland, 40/1 Sweden, 40/1 Romania, 50/1 Greece, 66/1 Switzerland, 66/1 Bulgaria, 80/1 Scotland, 80/1 Republic of Ireland, 80/1 Denmark, 100/1 Belgium, 150/1 Slovakia, 150/1 Israel, 200/1 Wales, 200/1 Slovenia, 200/1 Bosnia, 200/1 Austria, 250/1 Norway, 250/1 Northern Ireland, 300/1 Montenegro, 500/1 Latvia, 500/1 Hungary, 750/1 Lithuania, 750/1 Kazakhstan, 750/1 Georgia, 750/1 Finland, 750/1 Belarus, 1000/1 Iceland, 1000/1 Macedonia, 1000/1 Estonia, 1000/1 Cyprus, 2000/1 Moldova, 2000/1 Azerbaijan, 2000/1 Armenia, 2000/1 Albania, 5000/1 Maltam 7500/1 Luxembourg, 7500/1 Lichtenstein, 10,000/1 San Marino, 10,000/1 Faroe Islands, 10,000/1 Andorra.

Further information from Graham Sharpe…..07803 233702.

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Euro 2012 Odds Following Draw

33/1 England to win World Cup AND Euro 2012….
ENGLAND ODDS ON FOR EURO GROUP – BUT WHO WILL BE SKIPPER?

William Hill have installed Rio Ferdinand as 4/9 favourite to start England’s first Euro 2012 qualifying game as captain. England are 1/2 favourites with Hills to win their Group in which Switzerland are 4/1; Bulgaria 11/2; Montenegro 9/1 and Wales 25/1 outsiders.Hills also make England 33/1 to win both the World Cup and Euro 2012: ‘Fabio would have to be happy with that draw. There are two competent sides in there with them, but it looks straightforward.’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills have made Spain 5/1 favourites to win the tournament with England 15/2 fifth favourites.

William Hill: TO WIN EURO 2012…5 Spain; 6 Germany; 7 Holland; Italy; 15/2 England; 9 France; 12 Portugal; 16 Russia; 20 Croatia; Turkey; Ukraine; 25 Czech Rep; Serbia; 33 Poland; 40 Romania; Sweden; 50 Greece; 66 Bulgaria; Switzerland; 80 Denmark; Rep Ire; Scotland; 100 Belgium; 150 Israel; Slovakia; 200 Austria; Bosnia; Slovenia; Wales; 250 N Ireland; Norway; 500 Hungary; Latvia; 750 Belarus; Finland; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Lithuania; 1000 Iceland; Cyprus; Estonia; Macedonia; 2000 Moldova; Azerbaijan; Armenia; Albania; 5000 Malta; 7500 Luxembourg; Lichtenstein; 10,000 Andorra; Faroe Islands; San Marino.

TO WIN WORLD CUP AND EURO 2012…33 England; 20 Spain; 66 Germany; Italy; 80 Holland; 100 France; 150 Portugal.

TO START AS SKIPPER IN ENGLAND OPENING EURO QUAL….4/9 Ferdinand; 7/2 Gerrard; 5/1 Terry; 13/2 Rooney; 10 Lampard. (Others on request)

SCOTLAND TO QUALIFY – 1/5 No; 10/3 yes.(To win Group – 1/8 Spain; 6 Cz Rep; 12 Scotland; 25 Lith; 500 Lich)….WALES Qualify – 1/16 no; 7/1 yes.

DAVID JAMES FAVOURITE TO START IN GOAL FOR ENGLAND

DESPITE conceding five goals against Manchester United – albeit three of them scored against him by his own team-mates, David James is 5/4 favourite with William Hill to start England’s first World Cup match in goal against USA. Hills also offer:

Who Will Be In Goal For England Versus USA?
James5/4
Green2/1
Hart7/2
Kirkland12/1
Foster14/1
Robinson20/1
Carson40/1
Others On Request

Further information…..graham sharpe…..0780 3233702

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