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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Rooney Return To Push Three Lions Into Quarter Finals

Wayne Rooney returns to the England team on Tuesday night as they look to rubber stamp qualification to the quarter finals with victory over the co hosts Ukraine.

Roy Hodgson is ready to unleash Rooney on Euro 2012 after sitting out the opening two fixtures leading William Hill to produce special prices around the England man.
In a Goals Match Bet, Rooney is 7/2 to score more than the Ukraine. It is 1/1 for the tie. He is 4/11 to score no goals on Tuesday, 9/4 to score one, 9/1 for two and 33/1 to find the net three or more times.

The Three Lions could yet fail to qualify. They are 9/4 to finish third in the group and 2/1 to win the group. William Hill believe they will finish second at 11/10 and qualify for the next round where they will play the winner of Group C.

“Carroll, Walcott and Welbeck all scored against Sweden but Rooney is the X Factor in the England team and with barely a half of football under his belt in the last month he will be itching to go out there and prove his worth for England,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young.

England Finishing Position: 2/1 Winner, 11/10 Second, 9/4 Third.

Goals Match Bet: 7/2 Rooney, 1/1 Tie, 5/4 Ukraine

Rooney Goals Vs Ukraine: 4/11 Zero, 9/4 One, 9/1 Two, 33/1 Three or More
*Bets are void if Rooney doesn’t start

Group D winner: 8/15 France; 2/1 England; 6/1 Ukraine

Group D to qualify (not to): 1/200 France (25/1); 2/7 England (5/2); 5/2 Ukraine (2/7)

Joe Crilly
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Moyes Celebrating 10 Years At Everton…where Will He Go Next And Will He Go Before Kenny?

The Merseyside derby takes place on Tuesday night and William Hill think that the red side of Liverpool will be the happier both after the game (with Liverpool 4/5 to win the match) and at the end of the season (1/2 to finish above Everton at the end of the season). Despite this, Kenny Dalglish is 11/4 to no longer be in charge of the Reds on the first day of next season (1/4 to still be there) and is 11/10 to have left Liverpool before Moyes leaves Everton (4/6 vice versa).

The game marks 10 years in charge at Everton for David Moyes, but Hills think that he could be on the move soon, offering 6/4 that he leaves the club during 2012, 10/3 he goes during 2013, 5/1 2014 and 6/4 2015 or later. Moyes is currently the 9/4 favourite to be the next man in the Spurs hotseat with Harry Redknapp potentially on his way to become the next England manager. Moyes is also 7/1 to become the next Manchester United manager, 10/1 to become the next permanent Chelsea manager and 20/1 to go to Arsenal next.

“Moyes is hot property and with a number of managers jobs potentially becoming available in the summer, he may not be much longer for Everton,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

The previous derby was spoiled very early on with a red card for Jack Rodwell and Hills offer 11/4 that there is a player sent off during Tuesday’s game.

Everton/Liverpool specials:

Season match bet: 1/2 Liverpool; 6/4 Everton

Red card in the Merseyside Derby on Tuesday: 11/4 yes; 1/4 no

Kenny Dalglish still at Liverpool on first day of next season: 1/4 still there; 11/4 no

Who will go first: 4/6 Moyes; 11/10 Dalglish

When will David Moyes leave Everton: 6/4 2012; 10/3 2013; 5/1 2014; 6/4 2015 or later

9/4 David Moyes to be the next permanent Spurs manager

7/1 David Moyes to be the next Permanent Manchester United manager

10/1 David Moyes to be the next permanent Chelsea manager

20/1 David Moyes to be the next Permanent Arsenal manager

*********Champions League Specials**********

Highest scoring game:
6/4 Real Madrid/CSKA Moscow
7/4 Bayern Munich/Basel
11/4 Chelsea/Napoli
5/1 Inter Milan/Marseille

Highest scoring team: 5/4 Real Madrid; 9/4 Bayern Munich; 9/2 Chelsea; 8/1 Inter Milan; 11/1 Napoli; 14/1 Marseille; 25/1 Basel; 25/1 CSKA Moscow

Fastest scoring team: 11/4 Real Madrid; 11/4 Bayern Munich; 9/2 Chelsea; 6/1 Inter Milan; 6/1 Napoli; 8/1 Marseille; 9/1 Basel; 16/1 CSKA Moscow

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Are Blackpool Going Holl-the-way Down?

Ian Holloway’s Blackpool are the 15/8 favourites to finish bottom of the Premier League with William Hill and as short as 4/11 to be relegated. Wolves, who were hammered 3-0 by Stoke on Tuesday night, are 4/6 to be relegated and 4/1 to finish bottom of the Premier League pile.

Hills are offering 8/5 that the three sides beginning with ‘W’ get relegated and 40/1 that the three teams beginning with ‘B’ are relegated this season.

‘We recently took a €30,000 bet on the Tangerines going down. It looked like a brave bet at the time, but you understand why he stuck his neck out,’ said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly, ‘ Blackpool have lost 10 of their last 15 games in the league and they now sit perilously close to the drop zone.’

8/5 3 W’s to be relegated this season (West Ham, Wolves, Wigan)
40/1 3 B’s to be relegated this season (Blackburn, Blackpool, Birmingham)

Current Bottom three to be relegated: 8/5

Finish Bottom: 15/8 Blackpool; 2/1 West Ham; 7/2 Wigan; 4/1 Wolves; 10/1 Blackburn

Relegation: 4/11 Blackpool; 2/5 West Ham; 8/15 Wigan; 4/6 Wolves; 6/4 Blackburn; 10/1 Birmingham

Further Information…Joe Crilly…0208 918 3746 / 07850 518 164

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United To Bounce Back As Arsene On Shaky Ground And Carlo Favourite For Chop


William Hill make Manchester United 8/11 to bounce back from FA Cup defeat by beating Newcastle in their Tuesday night Premier League fixture. The home side are 4/1, with the draw 5/2 and Hills now make Man U 6/5 chances to clock up 82 points or more this season – and 11/4 to win the title by ten or more points. ‘This match is probably the last hope their title challengers have of seeing United falter as the title winning post apoproaches’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

MAN UTD TOTAL POINTS: 9/4… 78 or less, 7/4.. 79-81, 6/5… 82 or more

Man Utd Winning Margin: 5/1……. 1 to 3, 9/4… 4 to 6, 9/4… 7 to 9, 11/4 ….10 or more, 50/1 Goal Difference, 9/2 Not win it.

To Finish Second: 11/10 Arsenal, 6/4 Chelsea, 9/2 Man Utd, 12/1 Man City

Top Four Finish: 1/100 Chelsea, 1/100 Arsenal, 2/9 Man City, 9/4 Tottenham, 25/1 Liverpool

Premiership Outright: 1/8 Man U; 8/1 Arsenal; 9/1 Chelsea; 150/1 Man City


William Hill are offering 11/4 that Arsene Wenger will fail to shake hands with his opposing manager in any of Arsenal’s remaining matches this season after he was involved in another end of game spat with Kenny Dalglish. ‘Mr Wenger’s managerial fan club has diminished somewhat this season after a couple of petulant end of match encounters and with the pressure increasing on him as Arsenal yet again look like failing to win a trophy, he might well yet snub another boss’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe. Hills now offer 6/1 that Wenger will no longer be Arsenal manager on the first day of next season, and 1/12 that he will still be there.


SIX 25/1
FIVE 6/1
FOUR 11/4
TWO 3/1
ONE 10/1
NONE 40/1


NONE 9/4
ONE 4/1
TWO 2/1


William Hill are betting on who will be the next of the current Premier League managers to leave his club – whenever that happens – and make Carlo Ancelotti 2/1 favourite, with Steve Kean 3/1 second favourite, ahead of Avram Grant at 10/3. ‘Carlo’s long term future at Chelsea looks far from secure, but relegation for Blackburn would almost certainly result in Steve Kean’s departure, while Avram Grant has been leading a charmed life, having been favourite on seven separate occasions to be the next boss to go’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Next Manager To Leave ODDS
Carlo Ancelotti 2/1
Steve Kean 3/1
Avram Grant 10/3
Steve Bruce 7/2
Roberto Mancini 12/1
Ian Holloway 16/1
Harry Redknapp 16/1
Gerard Houllier 20/1
Sir Alex Ferguson 20/1
David Moyes 25/1
Roberto Martinez 25/1
Mick McCarthy 25/1
Alex McLeish 33/1
Mark Hughes 33/1
Alan Pardew 33/1
Roy Hodgson 40/1
Arsene Wenger 50/1
Owen Coyle 50/1
Tony Pulis 66/1
Next Permanent Liverpool Manager 100/1

FURTHER INFORMATION…….Graham Sharpe……0208 918 3731

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United Odds-on To Progress But Beware The Away Goals

Manchester United are 1/2 with William Hill to defeat Marseille in 90 minutes on Tuesday night and are 2/7 to qualify for the Quarter Finals. Manchester United failed to score in France and have to be aware of Marseille going through on away goals, for which they are offered at 5/1. Hills are also offering 6/1 that Manchester United win the match and Wayne Rooney scores the last goal, as happened at the weekend, against Arsenal.

Hills are offering 13/20 that Manchester United manage to keep a clean sheet and 16/1 that there are six or more goals in the match.

“Fergie will have been disappointed to have not scored a goal in France although we think United will be too strong for Marseille and they can look forward to a place in the Quarters,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “However, they need to beware the away goals.”

Chelsea are 11/4 to score the fastest goal of the week against Copenhagen and are 5/2 to score the most goals. Manchester United are 9/2 to score the fastest goal and 5/1 to score the most goals.

William Hill Champion’s League Odds:

Fastest Scoring Team: 11/4 Chelsea; 7/2 Real Madrid; 9/2 Bayern Munich; 9/2 Manchester United; 6/1 Inter Milan; 9/1 Lyon; 9/1 Marseille; 25/1 Copenhagen

Highest Scoring Team: 5/2 Chelsea; 3/1 Real Madrid; 4/1 Bayern Munich; 5/1 Manchester United; 6/1 Inter Milan; 9/1 Lyon; 11/1 Marseille; 33/1 Copenhagen

Highest Scoring Match: 9/4 Bayern Munich/Inter Milan; 9/4 Chelsea/Copenhagen; 11/4 Real Madrid/Lyon; 10/3 Man United/Marseille

5/1 Marseille to go through on away goals

6/1 Manchester United to win and Wayne Rooney to score the last goal (including Extra Time)

To Qualify: 2/7 Manchester United; 5/2 Marseille

90 Minutes Betting: 1/2 Manchester United; 13/2 Marseille; 14/5 Draw

Total match Goals: 17/2 None; 3/1 One; 9/4 Two; 3/1 Three; 11/2 Four; 11/1 Five; 16/1 Six or more

Manchester United To Keep A Clean Sheet: 13/20 Manchester United; 18/5 Marseille

Outright Champions League: 5/4 Barcelona; 4/1 Real Madrid; 5/1 Chelsea; 7/1 Manchester United; 11/1 Bayern Munich; 12/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Shakhtar Donetsk; 25/1 Inter Milan; 33/1 Schalke 04; 125/1 Marseille; 125/1 Lyon; 750/1 FC Copenhagen

British Team To Go Furthest: 5/4 Chelsea; 6/4 Manchester United; 11/4 Spurs

Champs League Top Scorer: 8/11 Lionel Messi; 6/1 Mario Gomez; 13/2 Nicolas Anelka; 7/1 Samuel Eto’o; 9/1 Christiano Ronaldo; 20/1 David Villa; 33/1 Didier Drogba; 40/1 Wayne Rooney; 40/1 Gareth Bale; 50/1 Roman Pavlyuchenko; 66/1 Florent Malouda; 66/1 Javier Hernandez; 80/1 Dimitar Berbatov

British Teams In Final: 11/8 None; 8/11 One; 7/1 Two

Further Information…Joe Crilly…0208 918 3746/07850 518 164

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Moyes Out Gamble Subsides


DAVID MOYES was cut from 16/1 to 3/1 by William Hill to be the next Premier League manager to leave his club as a gamble developed during the early part of Wednesday that he was about to leave Everton. But with no supporting evidence to back up the claims, his odds have drifted back out, doubling to 6/1. ‘Given that the market often anticipates managerial departures – Sam Allardyce was gambled on significantly just before he quit out of the blue earlier this season, for example’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Share, ‘But in this instance as there was no particularly worrying pattern to the gamble, or substantial bets involved we quickly decided that this rumour was probably based on Moyes’ frustration and outspoken comments after Tuesday night’s defeat to Arsenal, and pushed the odds back out without being knocked over in the rush to get on.’
David Moyes is 4/11 with Hills still to be Everton boss on the first day of next season, 2/1 not to. ‘You can’t really see Moyes leaving Everton where he is so highly regarded unless he is tempted away by one of the so-called glamour clubs’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

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

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Ireland Out To 6-5 To Qualify For Euro’s – Trap 7-2 To Leave Before End Of Qualifiers

William Hill have pushed the Republic of Ireland out to 6-5 from 4-5 to qualify for Euro 2012 following their 3-2 defeat to Russia at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night.

The defeat, Ireland’s first of the Euro qualifying campaign, leaves Giovanni Trapattoni’s men on the same number of points as Russia who are now the 8-15 favourites to win Group B.

Ireland’s next match is away to Slovakia on Tuesday night. Hills make Ireland 9-5 to win the game, the Slovakians are the 5-4 favourites, and the draw is on offer 21-10

Meanwhile – Trapattoni, who had a recent health scare, is now 7-2 (from 5-1) with the bookies NOT to see out the Euro qualifying campaign.

‘Trapattoni needs to rally his troops ahead of the Slovakia game,’ said Hills Irish spokesman Tony Kenny ‘Consecutive defeats would put a serious dent in our Euro 2012 dreams – and the pressure on the ageing Italian could start to tell.’

Latest William Hill odds

Slovakia v Ireland
5-4 Slovakia
21-10 Draw
9-5 Rep of Ireland

Group B:
8-15 Russia
10-3 Rep of Ireland
7-2 Slovakia
50-1 Macedonia
250-1 Armenia
25000-1 Andorra

To qualify for Euro 2012
Rep of Ireland 8-13 NO, 6-5 YES

Trapattoni to be Ireland coach on the final day of the Euro 2012 Qualifying campaign: 1-6 Yes, 7-2 No

See all the latest football odds:

Tony Kenny
Public Relations
William Hill Online
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Ireland 5/1 To Beat 5 Time World Champions Brazil

Ireland face a big challenge in the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night when they face the five-time World Champions Brazil.

Brazil, who are currently ranked number 2 in the FIFA rankings, are 1/2 favourites to win the friendly, while Ireland, desperate to forget their controversial elimination from the World Cup, are rated 5/1 shots by William Hill to win the game. The draw is available at 12/5.

Flamengo striker – Adriano is the 4/1 favourite to score the first goal for the Brazilians, while Kevin Doyle is a 10/1 shot to give the Irish an unlikely lead.

Team News: Brazil go into the game with a near full strength squad, but Ireland will be without their talismanic captain Robbie Keane who picked up a knee injury during Celtic’s 1-0 loss to Rangers on Sunday.

William Hill’s Irish spokesman Tony Kenny said “Brazil are one of the favourites to win the World Cup, but they won’t get an easy ride against the Irish.” He continued “The Irish squad are still hurting from their controversial elimination from the World Cup, and they’ll be eager to show the World that they deserved to go to South Africa.”

William Hill’s Latest Odds

90 Minutes Match Betting
1/2 Brazil 12/5 Draw 5/1 Republic of Ireland


Correct Score
Brazil 1 – 0 9/2 Republic of Ireland 1 – 0 14/1
Brazil 2 – 0 9/2 Republic of Ireland 2 – 0 33/1
Brazil 2 – 1 13/2 Republic of Ireland 2 – 1 18/1
Brazil 3 – 0 7/1 Republic of Ireland 3 – 0 125/1
Brazil 3 – 1 10/1 Republic of Ireland 3 – 1 66/1
Brazil 3 – 2 28/1 Republic of Ireland 3 – 2 66/1
Brazil 4 – 0 16/1 Republic of Ireland 4 – 0 250/1
Brazil 4 – 1 22/1 Republic of Ireland 4 – 1 200/1
Brazil 4 – 2 66/1 Republic of Ireland 4 – 2 200/1
Brazil 4 – 3 150/1 Republic of Ireland 4 – 3 250/1
Brazil 5 – 0 40/1 Republic of Ireland 5 – 0 300/1
Brazil 5 – 1 50/1 Republic of Ireland 5 – 1 300/1
Brazil 6 – 0 100/1 Republic of Ireland 6 – 0 300/1
Brazil 6 – 1 125/1 Republic of Ireland 6 – 1 300/1
Brazil 7 – 0 200/1 Republic of Ireland 7 – 0 300/1
Brazil 7 – 1 250/1 Republic of Ireland 7 – 1 300/1
Brazil 8 – 0 300/1 Republic of Ireland 8 – 0 300/1
Brazil 9 – 0 300/1 Republic of Ireland 9 – 0 300/1
Brazil 10 – 0 300/1 Republic of Ireland 10 – 0 300/1


Double Result
Brazil/Brazil 11/10
Brazil/Draw 16/1
Brazil/Republic of Ireland 40/1
Draw/Brazil 16/5
Draw/Draw 5/1
Draw/Republic of Ireland 11/1
Republic of Ireland/Brazil 28/1
Republic of Ireland/Draw 20/1
Republic of Ireland/Republic of Ireland 14/1

First Goal Scorer

Adriano 4/1
Nilmar 9/2
Grafite 5/1
Robinho 11/2
Kaka 13/2
Julio Baptista 8/1
Elano 10/1
Ramires 12/1
Michel Bastos 14/1
Felipe Melo 16/1
Maicon 20/1
Juan 20/1
Lucio 20/1
Luisao 20/1
Kleberson 20/1
Dani Alves 20/1
Gilberto 25/1
Josue 25/1
Gilberto Silva 25/1
Thiago Silva 33/1
Lucas 33/1

Republic of Ireland
Shane Long 10/1
Kevin Doyle 10/1
Anthony Stokes 10/1
Leon Best 12/1
Glenn Whelan 14/1
Aiden McGeady 14/1
Damien Duff 16/1
Stephen Hunt 16/1
James McCarthy 20/1
Darron Gibson 20/1
Kevin Kilbane 25/1
Richard Dunne 25/1
Keith Andrews 25/1
Liam Lawrence 25/1
Sean St.Ledger 33/1
Marc Wilson 33/1
Paul McShane
Greg Cunningham 40/1
Stephan Kelly 40/1
Kevin Foley 50/1
No Scorers 15/2

Draw No Bet
Brazil 1/8 Republic of Ireland 9/2

Double Chance Match 1 or X 2 or X 1 or 2
Brazil v Republic of Ireland 1/14

To Keep A Clean Sheet
Brazil 7/10
Republic of Ireland 9/2

Time Of 1st Goal
1st to 15th Minute 21/10
16th to 30th Minute 3/1
31st Minute to Half Time 4/1
46th to 60th Minute 6/1
61st to 75th Minute 17/2
76th Minute to Full Time 10/1
No Goal 10/1

Long Term Bets

Euro 2012 – Group B
Russia 2/5
Republic of Ireland 4/1
Slovakia 5/1
Macedonia 14/1
Armenia 100/1
Andorra 500/1

until : 3 Mar 10 – 18:00

World Cup Outright
Spain 9/2
England 5/1
Brazil 5/1
Argentina 9/1
Italy 12/1
Germany 12/1
Netherlands 14/1
France 14/1
Portugal 28/1
Ivory Coast 28/1
Chile 40/1
Paraguay 50/1
Ghana 66/1
Serbia 66/1
Cameroon 80/1
Mexico 80/1
Nigeria 80/1
USA 80/1
Uruguay 100/1
South Africa 125/1
Australia 125/1
Denmark 125/1
Greece 150/1
Switzerland 200/1
South Korea 200/1
Slovenia 200/1
Slovakia 250/1
Japan 250/1
Algeria 250/1
Honduras 750/1
New Zealand 1000/1
North Korea 2000/1

1/2 Odds Place 1,2

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William Hill
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Will Injured Rio Be England World Cup Skipper?

With injury doubts over Rio:

WITH RIO FERDINAND’S season-long injury problems showing no signs of ending, William Hill have made him 1/6 favourite to start England’s opening World Cup game as skipper. ‘Given his persistent problems it is a brave punter who would risk backing Rio to start the first World Cup game as captain’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe, ‘And for all that he has strongly suggested Rio will be his pick, Fabio has yet to confirm it officially’

Hills…..Who Will Captain England v USA ?
Ferdinand 1/6, Gerrard 9/2, Rooney 12/1, Lampard 14/1, Beckham 25/1, Terry 20/1, Barry 33/1, James 50/1, A Cole 50/1.

Leeds 1/2
Norwich 4/9
Port Vale 10/11
Scunthorpe Draw 11/5
Brighton 9/2
Gillingham Draw 9/4
Yeovil 11/4
Wycombe Draw 12/5
Bury Draw 12/5
Cheltenham Draw 23/10
Bradford 5/1

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

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