Gb Second Favourites For Football For First Time…

Team GB secured victory against Uruguay and William Hill now make Stuart Pearce’s men 13/2 second favourites to win Olympic gold. GB now face South Korea in the quarter finals of the Olympic tournament and they are 1/2 to progress and Even money to do so in 90 minutes. The most likely outcome for GB will be a semi final exit at 11/8 with Hills, while a silver medal is 11/2.

“Team GB have far exceeded anyone’s expectations with their performances so far and it is hard to see them failing against South Korea,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Olympics men’s football gold medal: 4/7 Brazil; 13/2 GB; 8/1 Mexico; 10/1 Japan; 12/1 Senegal; 16/1 South Korea; 20/1 Egypt; 66/1 Honduras

GB stage of Elimination: 6/4 quarter final; 11/8 semi final; 11/2 runners up; 13/2 final

GB vs Uruguay 90 minutes: 1/1 GB; 11/5 South Korea; 11/5 Draw

To qualify: 1/2 GB; 6/4 South Korea

Joe Crilly
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Gb Men Should Get Off To A Winning Start

GB’s men kick off their Olympic campaign against Senegal at Old Trafford on Tuesday and William Hill make Stuart Pearce’s men 4/7 to win the match, 13/5 to draw and 15/4 to lose it. GB did not get off to the best of starts against Brazil but despite this, William Hill refused to push them out any further than the 10/1 already offered about them winning the tournament.

Brazil are the 6/4 favourites to win the tournament with Euro champions, Spain, 2/1 second favourites.

Men’s football outright: 6/4 Brazil; 2/1 Spain; 6/1 Uruguay; 10/1 GB; 10/1 Switzerland; 14/1 Mexico; 25/1 Senegal; 40/1 Japan; 50/1 Belarus; 50/1 Egypt; 50/1 Morocco; 50/1 South Korea; 66/1 Gabon; 200/1 Honduras; 200/1 New Zealand; 250/1 United Arab Emirates

GB vs Senegal:

Match Betting: 4/7 GB; 15/4 Senegal; 13/5 Draw

GB first scorer: 4/1 Daniel Sturridge; 11/2 Craig Bellamy; 11/2 Marvin Sordell; 7/1 Scott Sinclair; 8/1 Tom Cleverley; 9/1 Ryan Giggs; 10/1 BAR

GB stage of elimination: 10/3 group stage; 2/1 quarter final; 4/1 fourth; 9/2 bronze; 6/1 silver; 10/1 gold

Top goalscorer: 5/1 Neymar; 7/1 Adrian Lopez; 8/1 Hulk; 8/1 Leandro Damiao; 8/1 Luis Suarez; 9/1 Alexandre Pato; 9/1 Edinson Cavani; 12/1 Abel Hernandez; 12/1 Rodrigo; 16/1 Cristian Tello; 16/1 Daniel Sturridge; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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Cott Out As Forest Build For Future With ‘arry?

Following the sacking of Steve Cotterill, William Hill make Darren Ferguson the 2/1 favourite to be named as the next permanent boss of Nottingham Forest although the ambitious new owners could be able to tempt Harry Redknapp to the club, offered at 4/1.

A couple of notable former Forest players that could be in the frame to make a return in the dugout are Roy Keane at 10/1, Stuart Pearce and Nigel Clough both at 20/1 and Gary Megson 25/1.

“Steve Cotterill did a fantastic job under very difficult circumstances last season but the ambition of the new Forest owners is highlighted by the fact that they are being linked with Harry Redknapp, Roy Keane and bizarrely, Diego Maradona – who is recently out of a job,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Under their new ownership, Forest are 1/10 to finish higher than their 19th position from last season.


Shinji Kagawa was paraded in front of the media on Thursday with fellow signing Nick Powell and the Japanese international is 11/4 to net between 12 and 15 times for United this term. He is expected to play a pivotal role at Old Trafford this season and is 11/2 to start more than 26 games at United this season and 3/1 to start less than ten games.

“While Man City had Yaya Toure and David Silva, Manchester United were really lacking a creative midfielder last year and Kagawa looks like he will fill that role now,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Nick Powell, the 18 year old signing from Crewe is more likely one for the future. William Hill have him at 8/13 to start one or no games in the Premier League. He is 9/2 to start six or more in the Premier League this time. A big impact this season is unlikely but he is 7/1 to make the England squad for the World Cup in 2014.

Next Nottingham Forest manager: 2/1 Darren Ferguson; 4/1 Harry Redknapp; 7/1 Mick McCarthy; 10/1 Roy Keane; 16/1 Alex McLeish; 16/1 Billy Davies; 16/1 Karl Robinson; 16/1 Diego Maradona; 20/1 Alan Shearer; 20/1 Stuart Pearce; 20/1 Alan Curbishly; 20/1 Neil Warnock; 20/1 Nigel Clough; 25/1 Gary Megson; 25/1 Gordon Strachan; 25/1 Iain Dowie; 25/1 Ian Holloway; 25/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 25/1 Paolo Di Canio; 25/1 Paul Ince; 25/1 Rafa Benitez; 25/1 Phil Brown; 25/1 Glenn Hoddle; 25/1 Sven Goran Eriksson

Nottingham Forest finishing position: 9/1 lower; 7/1 exactly 19th; 1/10 higher

Shinji Kagawa Specials
Kagawa Premier League Starts 2012/13
3/1 Under Ten
9/4 11-15
9/4 16-20
3/1 21-25
11/2 26+

Kagawa Premier League Goals 2012/13
11/4 Under Four
5/2 4-7
5/2 8-11
11/4 12-15
5/1 16+

Nick Powell
Nick Powell number of Premier League starts for Manchester United 2012/13
8/13 0-1
5/2 2-3
7/2 4-5
9/2 6+

7/1 Nick Powell to be in the England squad for the 2014 World Cup

Joe Crilly
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The Come Beck Kid 7/2 To Fulfil Olympic Dream

Stuart Pearce may have not selected David Beckham for the 18 man Olympics football squad but he has hinted that he may well be on the stand by list. He is 7/2 with William Hill to play at the games.

If selected on the stand by list Beckham could only take the place of Ryan Giggs, Craig Bellamy or Micah Richards due to the restrictions of over age players. Golden Balls is 8/1 to score this summer and it is 14/1 that it is from a free kick. Even more remarkable would be if he captained the team. That is offered at 12/1 with Hills.

“Becks playing at the Olympics would be remarkable even to his own standards. It was a shock to see him omitted from the squad but would be even more shocking if he were to come back. No one wants to play for their country more than Beckham and it would be really good to see him represent Team GB this summer,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young.

David Beckham Olympics Specials*

7/2: Beckham to play at the Olympics

8/1: Beckham to score at the Olympics

12/1: Beckham to be GB captain

14/1: Beckham to score a free kick at the Olympics

*All of the specials are ‘All in run or not,’ so no money back if Beckham doesn’t go to the Olympics

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
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7/2 Sturridge To Lead Gb Gold Charge!

Stuart Pearce has confirmed his Team GB squad for the Olympics on Monday without David Beckham. They are 6/1 to win with Brazil 15/8 favourites with World & double European champions Spain, a 9/4 chance.
Daniel Sturridge is the 7/2 co favourite with Welsh striker Craig Bellamy to top score for team Great Britain, with Scott Sinclair and Marvin Sordell 6/1 shots. Surprise call up Sordell is 13/8 to start the opening game on the 26th July against Senegal, Sturridge is 2/7, Bellamy 1/4.
Expectations for Team GB are relatively low, with an exit at the group stage or a semi final, both 2/1. A Quarter final exit is 21/10 and it is 7/1 that Team GB pick up a silver medal.

To Start Vs Senegal (26/7/12):
Marvin Sordell: 4/9 No, 13/8 Yes
Daniel Sturridge: 5/2 No, 2/7 Yes
Craig Bellamy: 11/4 No, 1/4 Yes

Top Team GB Men’s Goal Scorer: 7/2 D Sturridge, 7/2 C Bellamy, 6/1 S Sinclair, 6/1 M Sordell, 10/1 R Giggs, 12/1 A Ramsey, 14/1 T Cleverley, 16/1 D Rose, 20/1 J Allen, 25/1 M Richards, 25/1 C Dawson, 25/1 No Goal Scorer, 33/1 J Tomkins, 33/1 J Cork, 50/1 R Bertrand, 50/1 S Caulker, 66/1 N Taylor

Team GB stage of elimination: 2/1 Group Stage, 2/1 Semi Final, 21/10 Quarter Final, 6/1 Winner, 7/1 Runner Up

Olympics Mens Football: 15/8 Brazil, 9/4 Spain, 6/1 Great Britain, 6/1 Switzerland, 8/1 Uruguay, 12/1 BAR

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Media Relations

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100/1 For A Golden Summer In The Sinclair Household

Scott Sinclair will not be the only footballer in the family gunning for Gold at London 2012 this summer because his older brother Martin will also be competing for Team GB in the Paralympic 7 aside tournament. For both brothers to end their Olympic campaigns with a gold medal around their necks is 100/1 with William Hill.

Scott, part of Stuart Pearce’s set up is part of a young and exciting squad that are 6/1 for Olympic glory. Martin’s team are 14/1 for the victory on home soil.

“It would be a tremendous achievement for both brothers to end up as gold medallists and fantastic for all levels of British football. Both teams face tough challenges but anything is possible with home advantage,” said Hill’s spokesman Mark Young.

14/1 Team GB to win Paralympics 7 A Side football Gold

6/1 Team GB Men’s to win Gold Medal

100/1 Gold Medals in the Paralympics 7 A Side Football and Men’s Olympics Football

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
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You Bet Moyes Headed For Spurs


William Hill have installed David Moyes as 7/4 favourite to succeed Harry Redknapp as the next permanent manager of Spurs. Hills also offer 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; Jurgen Klinsmann; 16/1 Fabio Capello; Andre Villas Boas; Alan Pardew; 20/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 Stuart Pearce. Others on request.
‘This will be a volatile market but as Spurs would have expected Harry to get the England job they are sure to have put out feelers to potential replacements and we would expect a speedy appointment’ said Hill’sspokesman Graham Sharpe.

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That’s Rich: Luka 9/4 To Turn Out For Big Spending United

News reports are suggesting that Manchester United are set to make a move for Spurs playmaker Luka Modric and William Hill are offering a market on who will start in midfield for the Reds on the first day of next season. Paul Scholes and new signing, Shinji Kagawa, are 4/7 with Ryan Giggs 8/11 to start. With Modric not confirmed as a Manchester United player yet, he is just 9/4 to take to the pitch in a United shirt on day one of the 2012/13 season.

“After just missing out on the title this season, United are aiming to come back with a bang and the signings of Kagawa and Modric certainly indicate their intentions right at the start of the summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

David Beckham, Craig Bellamy and Ryan Giggs are reportedly the three over 23 players named in Stuart Pearce’s Olympic squad and Hills now make David Beckham the 1/3 favourite to wear the armband in the first game. Bellamy is the 5/1 second favourite with Giggs 6/1.

“All three players have worn international armbands in the past and all three will be leaders on the pitch but it looks like Becks will lead the side out,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

To start for Manchester United next season:

1/3 Michael Carrick (9/4 not to)
4/7 Paul Scholes (5/4 not to)
4/7 Shinji Kagawa (5/4 not to)
8/11 Ryan Giggs (1/1 not to)
6/4 Tom Cleverley (1/2 not to)
6/4 Ji-Sung Park (1/2 not to)
9/4 Luka Modric (1/3 not to)
5/2 Darren Fletcher (2/7 not to)
9/2 Paul Pogba (1/8 not to)

Who will be Team GB in the first group game: 1/3 David Beckham; 5/1 Craig Bellamy; 6/1 Ryan Giggs

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Giggs And Beckham Will Be Rolling Back The Years This Summer

Craig Bellamy has let slip that he is reportedly one of the over 23 players who is being included in Stuart Pearce’s Team GB side. William Hill are now speculating who the others will be, making David Beckham and Ryan Giggs the two favourites. Beckham, who was so instrumental in getting the Games to London, is 1/6 to be included in the 18 man squad while Giggs is 4/7. Other names believed to be under consideration are Joe Cole (9/4), Steven Fletcher (6/1) and Chris Brunt (4/1).

“With a combined age of 75, it will take an Olympian effort for Giggs and Beckham to play every minute of every game in London this summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “But you don’t win gold medals with just effort and there is no doubting that the pair could well make the difference in London.”

Craig Bellamy is 100/1 to win this year’s Sports Personality of the Year.

To be in the GB Olympic squad:

Beckham: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no
Giggs: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no
Joe Cole: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no
Fletcher: 6/1 yes; 1/12 no
Brunt: 4/1 yes; 1/7 no

Mens Football winner: 15/8 Brazil; 9/4 Spain; 6/1 GB; 6/1 Switzerland; 8/1 Uruguay; 12/1 Mexico; 40/1 Japan; 40/1 South Korea; 50/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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Summer Of Spending At City…who Will Take The Poisoned Chalice At Liverpool…becks And Giggs Back Together

Despite winning the Premier League this season, Manchester City are on the lookout for signings that will strengthen their team even further and William Hill think that Eden Hazard, despite rumours Chelsea are his favoured destination, will be at the top of their shopping list. The Belgian is 11/10 to move to Manchester City this summer, while Robin van Persie is 6/4, Falcao is 11/8, Thiago Silva 13/8 and both Luka Modric and Hulk 15/8. Of the two best players in the world, City are 4/1 to sign Ronaldo and 12/1 to sign Messi this summer.

“Manchester City are in a position to sign just about any player they want, although it does not appear that they will aim for the crème de la crème, instead opting for slightly more realistic options,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Ryan Giggs has stated that he would love to play alongside David Beckham in the Team GB football side and Hills offer 2/1 that the pair start the first match of the Olympics for Stuart Pearce’s men (8/15 one starts and 4/1 neither do).

Every manager worth their salt appears not to want the Liverpool job at the moment and William Hill think that Roberto Martinez is the main man for the job and are now offering 11/8 that he is named as the next permanent boss at Anfield with Andre Villas Boas at 11/4.

“Liverpool do not seem to have the draw that they once did, whether that is because the targets they are going for would prefer Champions league football or whether they are worried about having to fill Kenny’s boots is hard to say,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Who will Manchester City sign this summer:

11/10 Eden Hazard
6/4 RVP
11/8 Falcao
13/8 Thiago Silva
15/8 Modric
15/8 Hulk
7/4 De Rossi
9/4 Sneijder
5/2 Chiellini
11/4 Eriksen
11/4 Kaka
3/1 Ibrahimovic
4/1 Giuseppe Rossi
4/1 Pato
4/1 C. Ronaldo
9/2 Neymar
5/1 Pique
5/1 Lahm
5/1 Robben
6/1 Ribery
7/1 Drogba
8/1 Rooney
8/1 Tiote
10/1 Iniesta
12/1 Messi
16/1 Xavi

Beckham and Giggs (both, one or none) to start first Team GB Olympic Game: 2/1 both; 8/15 one; 4/1 neither

Next permanent Liverpool manager: 11/8 Roberto Martinez; 11/4 Andre Villas Boas; 9/1 Brendan Rodgers; 10/1 Rafael Benitez; 10/1 Fabio Capello; 12/1 Louis van Gaal; 12/1 Michael Laudrup; 12/1 Frank Rikjaard; 16/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Harry Redknapp; 25/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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