Brazil Odds On For Olympic Gold As Nearest Rivals Fall

Brazil made it two wins out of two at London 2012 on Sunday. With Spain’s early elimination and Uruguay flattering to deceive the Samba Boys are currently odds on 8/13 with William Hill to win Olympic Gold.

The Brazilian’s shining light is Neymar and he is 7/4 to top the scoring charts after a wonderful free kick against Belarus took his tally to two. Team GB scored an impressive victory against the United Arab Emirates and they are now joint second favourites with Japan at 7/1 for gold.

“Team GB looked a lot better on Sunday than they had previously but Brazil look a class above. With Spain’s elimination it is no surprise that Brazil have gone odds on after netting six times in two games,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young.

Olympics Men’s Football Gold Medal Winner: 8/13 Brazil, 7/1 Team GB, 7/1 Japan, 9/1 Uruguay, 10/1 Mexico, 12/1 Senegal, 14/1 South Korea, 50/1 Belarus, 50/1 Honduras, 50/1 Switzerland, 66/1 Egypt, 125/1 Gabon, 150/1 Morocco, 500/1 New Zealand

Olympics Men’s Football Top Goal Scorer: 7/4 Neymar, 9/2 G Dos Santos, 6/1 J Benston, 7/1 M Konate, 8/1 A Pato, 8/1 L Damiao, 10/1 D Sturridge, 12/1 C Bellamy, 16/1 E Cavani, 16/1 Hulk, 16/1 L Suarez, 20/1 BAR

GB vs Uruguay: 6/4 GB; 13/8 Uruguay; 11/5 Draw

Group A winner: 10/11 Senegal; 11/10 GB; 5/1 Uruguay

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
Email: myoung@williamhill.co.uk
Phone: 02089183981

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Race For Top Four Back On…bolton 10/3 To Lose Last Two Games

The race for fourth place took another twist as Newcastle won at Chelsea ad Spurs thumped a woeful Bolton Wanderers. Spurs are in to 1/5 to finish the season in the top four, with Arsenal 1/12 and Newcastle 5/2. Chelsea’s best hope of Champions League football next season is to win this year’s competition as they are now 20/1 to bag a top four spot.

“The race for the top four has really warmed up again and this could be yet another battle in the Premier League that could go down to the wire,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Harry Redknapp is 5/1 to be named the next England manager after a disappointing week on that front, while Alan Pardew, who has masterminded a fantastic rise to the top for Newcastle, is 12/1.

At the other end of the table, Bolton are 10/3 with Hills to lose their final two games of the season. Bolton are 5/6 to be relegated with Blackburn 1/66 and QPR 5/6.

Relegation: 1/66 Blackburn; 5/6 QPR; 5/6 Bolton; 20/1 Wigan; 20/1 Aston Villa

Without Manchester: 2/5 Arsenal; 2/1 Tottenham; 8/1 Newcastle; 40/1 Chelsea

Relegation Trebles: 10/11 Wolves/Bolton/Blackburn; 10/11 Wolves/Blackburn/QPR; 20/1 Wolves/QPR/Bolton; 25/1 Wolves/Wigan/Blackburn; 25/1 Wolves/Blackburn/Aston Villa; 33/1 BAR

Top four finish: 1/12 Arsenal; 1/5 Tottenham; 5/2 Newcastle; 20/1 Chelsea

5/1 Harry Redknapp to be NEXT England manager

12/1 Alan Pardew to be NEXT England manager

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
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United 4/9 To Maintain Five Point Gap At Top Of Table

The title race could take yet another twist on Sunday with both Manchester sides in action. William Hill are offering 14/1 that Manchester United win and Manchester City lose, leaving the Reds eight points ahead before their game next weekend. Hills also offer 10/1 that the opposite happens and Manchester City close the gap to just two points. The favourite is that United retain their five point gap (at 4/9) with United having the chance to win the Premier League at the home of their bitter rivals. Hills are go 5/2 that they do just that (2/7 they do not).

“Manchester United would surely love the opportunity to win the title at the Etihad, but in the same vein, City will be determined not to let that happen and the derby next week could hinge on the two games on Sunday,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Alex Ferguson talked about how he expects that Wayne Rooney will beat Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United goalscoring record and William Hill go 2/1 that he just that during his career (4/11 that doesn’t).

How many points will Manchester United be clear after this week’s round of Premier League fixtures: 10/1 two; 5/1 three; 50/1 four; 4/9 five; 50/1 six; 7/1 seven; 14/1 eight

Manchester United to win the League at Manchester City: 5/2 yes; 2/7 no

Wayne Rooney to beat Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United goalscoring record: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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Jones Is In For Liverpool, Will Everton Pay The Penalty?

After his heroics against Blackburn, William Hill are offering 4/1 that Brad Jones saves a penalty against Everton at any point during the tie. With both games being local derbies, William Hill are expecting a couple of tasty affairs and are offering 4/1 that there are two or more red cards over the two matches (4/9 for none and 10/3 for one).

“Brad Jones will certainly not have expected to be playing on Sunday but now he will be studying tapes of Everton’s penalty takers to make sure he is prepared for any eventualities,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Chelsea have two very important games ahead of them and having rested a few of their big names against Fulham are expected to have the big guns firing against Spurs and Barcelona. Hills are offering 1/5 that John Terry starts both games, 5/6 for Frank Lampard and 1/6 that Ashley Cole does. Chelsea are 11/1 to bear Spurs on Sunday and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

William Hill Odds:

Chelsea to beat Spurs and Barcelona: 11/1

Brad Jones to save a penalty at any point (inc. Penalty shootout): 4/1

How many red cards over the two games: 4/9 none; 10/3 one; 4/1 two or more

Chelsea players to start matches against Spurs and Barcelona:

1/5 Terry
5/6 Lampard
6/5 Torres
7/4 Drogba
3/1 Sturridge
1/6 A. Cole

FA Cup winner: 9/4 Chelsea; 9/4 Tottenham; 5/2 Liverpool; 7/2 Everton

Nominate the finalists: 2/1 Tottenham/Liverpool; 11/5 Chelsea/Liverpool; 3/1 Tottenham/Everton; 16/5 Chelsea/Everton

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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Weekend Premier League Specials

********************PREDICT ENGLAND’S GROUP*************WEEKEND PREM SPECIALS*********************

53/1 TO PREDICT ENGLAND’S EURO GROUP

William Hill have offered punters a 53/1 shot to predict the three teams England will be facing in their Euro 2012 Group – and offer 14/5 that they will be draw with Rep of Ireland and 14/5 with Spain. ‘Although in theory there is an exactly equal chance of England meeting any particular one of their potential opponents we all know that the universe likes to play tricks and deliberately devise Groups with story lines – for example, you’d think it must be preordained that England and Republic of Ireland will end up in the same Group – so we are offering 14/5 to name any individual one of England’s opponents, 13/1 to successfully tip two of them, and 53/1 to come up with all three’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill…WHO WILL ENGLAND DRAW FROM EACH POT…
14/5; Spain; 14/1 Holland; 14/5 Ukraine; 14/5 Poland
14/5 Croatia; 14/5 Greece; 14/5 Sweden; 14/5 Portugal
14/5 Denmark; 14/5 Czech Rep;14/5 France; 14/5 Republic of Ireland,

13/1 Doubles; 53/1 Trebles.

William Hill TO WIN EURO 2012…5/2 Spain; 10/3 Germany; 6/1 Holland; 10/1 Italy; 11/1 England/France; 16/1 Portugal; 20/1 Russia; 33/1 Ukraine; 40/1 Croatia; 50/1 Denmark; Greece; Poland; Sweden; 66/1 Rep Ire; Czech Rep.

HOW MANY POINTS WILL NEWCASTLE TAKE FROM NEXT THREE GAMES?

MANCHESTER CITY ARE 10/1 to remain undefeated all season in the Premier League with William Hill who make Newcastle 100/1 to do likewise. The two meet this weekend, then Newcastle face Man U and Chelsea in their next two games – and Hills are quoting odds about how many points they will amass from the three games:
0-9/4; 1- 7/4; 2/3/4- 2/1; 5+ – 7/1.
Hills ARE 14/1 THAT NEWCASTLE AVOID DEFEAT IN ALL THREE OF THESE GAMES.

PREMIER LEAGUE WEEKEND SPECIALS –
HighestScoringMatch
Man City v Newcastle 4/1
Tottenham v Aston Villa 4/1
Norwich v Arsenal 9/2
Swansea v Man Utd 13/2
West Brom v Bolton 8/1
Wigan v Blackburn 9/1
Chelsea v Liverpool 9/1
Everton v Wolves 10/1
Stoke v QPR 11/1
Sunderland v Fulham 14/1
E/W – 1/5TH ODDS 1-2-3

HighestScoringTeam_
Man City 3/1
Tottenham 5/1
Man Utd 6/1
Arsenal 7/1
Chelsea 10/1
Stoke 11/1
Everton 12/1
West Brom 14/1
Liverpool 20/1
Sunderland 22/1
Blackburn 22/1
Wigan 28/1
Norwich 33/1
Aston Villa 33/1
Fulham 40/1
Bolton 40/1
Wolves 50/1
Swansea 66/1
QPR 66/1
Newcastle 80/1
E/W – 1/5TH ODDS 1-2-3

FastestScoringTeam_
Man City 10/1
Tottenham 10/1
Man Utd 11/1
Arsenal 11/1
Chelsea 12/1
Stoke 12/1
Everton 12/1
West Brom 12/1
Sunderland 14/1
Blackburn 14/1
Wigan 14/1
Liverpool 16/1
Norwich 16/1
Bolton 16/1
Aston Villa 18/1
Fulham 18/1
Wolves 20/1
Swansea 22/1
QPR 25/1
Newcastle 25/1
E/W – ¼ ODDS 1-2-3

TotalRedCards_
None 5/1
One 7/4
Two 2/1
Three 4/1
Four or more 6/1

HatTrickScored_
Yes 11/4
No 1/4

“Bets void in the event of any postponed/cancelled matches. Dead heat rules apply.”

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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Terry 6/4 To Be Left Out Of Spain/ Sweden Games!

With John Terry having been called up into Fabio Capello’s provisional squad for the two friendlies against Spain and Sweden, William Hill offer 11/8 that he starts both games and 6/4 that he starts neither of them. He is 11/5 to start just one. Terry is 8/13 to wear the Captain’s armband for the opening game of Euro 2012 with Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard both priced at 4/1. Terry is 1/3 to make Capello’s squad, while Rio Ferdinand is 4/9.

“As things stand we are unsure as to whether Capello will risk playing Terry in the two friendly matches while the current cloud of controversy hangs over him,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “The odds lean slightly towards him being handed starts in both games.”

England are 4/6 to win just one of the two games and 3/1 to win both of them. They are 5/2 to fail to win both games.

John Terry Friendly Starts(Spain/Sweden): 6/4 none; 11/5 one; 11/8 two

England Friendly Wins (Spain/Sweden): 5/2 none; 4/6 one; 3/1 two

England Captain for first match of Euro 2012: 8/13 John Terry; 4/1 Rio Ferdinand; 4/1 Steven Gerrard; 11/1 Frank Lampard; 20/1 Joe Hart; 20/1 Ashley Cole

John Terry to start against Blackburn on Saturday: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no

When Will Chelsea Next Win?
Blackburn (Away)4/9
Liverpool (Home)7/2
Bayer Leverkusen (Away)9/1
None Of These Games………..8/1

To Make England Squad on Sunday: 1/3 Terry; 4/9 R. Ferdinand

How many more games will R. Ferdinand start in Premier League this season: 3/1 0-5; 2/1 6-10; 11/4 11-15; 4/1 16-20; 7/1 21+

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164
E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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Rooney Backed For Two Match Ban As Robins 5th Runner To Be Forest Favourite

ROONEY BACKED TO GET TWO MATCH+ EURO BAN

William Hill have cut their odds for Wayne Rooney to be banned for two games or more following his sending off against Montenegro from 11/4 to 7/4. ‘We haven’t taken any particularly hefty individual bets but the overwhelming majority of those we have taken are for an extended suspension’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Hills now offer 2/5 that he will be banned for just the one game.

FIFTH FOREST FAVOURITE

MARK ROBINS is the fifth contender to become favourite to succeed Steve McClaren as Forest manager with William Hil who make the former Barnsley boss 2/1 to take over, ahead of 9/4 second favourite Steve Cotterill; 5/2 Roy Keane; 7/2 Nigel Clough; 11/2 Kevin MacDonald; 9/1 John Pemberton.
‘As seems to be par for the course with so many such markets, the Forest managerial merry-go-round has been a volatile one and you wouldn’t be over surprised if there were another five favourites before the issue is finally resolved’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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

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

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Arsene’s Crisis And Transfer Specials…fa(cebook) Cup Odds

Arsenal are having a torrid time of things at the moment with players wanting out, injuries and suspensions. Hills predict that they will struggle to take many points from the next two games (against Liverpool and Manchester United) offering 7/2 they get none and 9/4 just one. Arsenal will need to strengthen if they are to challenge for any honours this year and Hills offer 13/8 that Wenger makes four or more signings before the end of the transfer window. Samir Nasri is 1/12 to leave Arsenal by the end of the transfer window and 6/1 to remain at the Emirates. Arsenal are 1/6 to finish another season with no silverware.

“Arsene is already under pressure and the odds suggest that Arsenal could feasibly have just one point after their first three games,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Wesley Sneijder looks as though his move to Manchester United may be drawing ever closer with Hills making him 8/11 to now make the move from Italy. He is Evens to stay with Inter. Luka Modric has been the subject of a new bid from Chelsea and he is 8/13 to make the Blues his next club.

Facebook is to screen its first ever football match live, an extra-preliminary FA Cup qualifier between Ascot United vs Wembley FC. William Hill make the hosts the 11/10 favourites to win the match, while Wembley are 7/4 for victory. The draw is 5/2.

Arsenal points in next two games: 8/1 six; 7/2 four; 2/1 three; 9/4 one; 7/2 none

Number of Arsenal signings before the end of the transfer window: 7/4 0-1; 6/4 2 or three; 13/8 four or more
*must be a professional senior contract

Arsenal Trophies: 1/6 None

Luka Modric next permanent club: 8/13 Chelsea; 5/2 Manchester United; 9/1 Arsenal; 10/1 Manchester City; 20/1 Barcelona; 20/1 Real Madrid

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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E: jcrilly@williamhill.co.uk

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England U21s Odds On To Czech Out Early

ENGLAND ODDS-ON TO CZECH OUT OF EURO TOURNAMENT EARLY

ENGLAND are now 4/6 with William Hill to crash out of the U21 tournament at the Group stage following their disappointing draw against Ukraine.

Having drawn for the second time, England are now offered at 9/4 to draw, and 11/10 to win, their final group game against Czech Republic. Daniel Sturridge is the 11/2 favourite to open the scoring in the match, while Danny Welbeck, who squandered a glorious chance against the Ukraine, is 13/2.
‘England’s first two games have proved disappointing for fans and punters alike but we need them to get through to boost betting interest in the event, even though they’ll inevitably cost us a few bob if they goon to win the tournament’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

England are now out to 11/2 to win the tournament, having been as short as 9/2. Spain, having effectively qualified from their group are now 8/11 clear favourites to go on and win the tournament.

England / Czech Republic Match Betting: 11/10 England; 2/1 Czech Republic; 9/4 Draw.

U21 Euros Outright: 8/11 Spain; 9/2 Switzerland; 5/1 Czech Republic; 11/2 England; 12/1 Denmark; 33/1 Ukraine; 40/1 Belarus; 200/1 Iceland.

TOURNAMENT TOP SCORER….9/4 Adrian; 10/3 Dockal; 5 Welbeck; 13/2 Emeghara; 9/1 Sturridge; 10/1 Bojan; Erikson; Frei;Pekhart. Others on request.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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M: 07803 233702
E: gsharpe@williamhill.co.uk
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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2/1 Barca To Beat United In Champions League Final

2/1 BARCA TO BEAT UNITED IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL

William Hill have opened a book on the outcome of the Champions League final and make Barcelona to beat Man U in the final their 2/1 favourite, with a vice versa outcome 7/2. They also offer 5/1 Barcelona to beat Schalke; 11/2 Real to beat United; 7 United- Real; 11 Real-Schalke; 14 Schalke- Barca; 20 Schalke- Real.
BARCELONA are Even money favourites to lift the trophy with Hills who also offer 5/2 Man U; 3/1 Real Madrid; 12/1 Schalke.

Hills…90m semi 1st leg odds….23/10 Schalke; 11/5 draw; Man U 5/4 (To progress- 1/4 Man U; 11/4 Schalke)
13/8 Real; 12/5 draw; Barca 8/5 (To progress – 4/9 Barca; 13/8 Real)

MAN U are 15/8 with Hills to win BOTH legs of their semi.

RAUL-ROONEY SPECIALS: Who will score most in 1st leg….?

Raul – 10/3 Tie- 8/13 Rooney – 11/4

Hills OFFER 8/1 THAT BOTH RAUL AND ROONEY SCORE IN THE FIRST LEG GAME (Both must start or bets void) AND 2/1 THAT ANY GOAL IS SCORED FROM OUTSIDE THE BOX.

HIGHEST SCORING 1ST LEG MATCH
Schalke v Man Utd……..7/4
Real Madrid v Barcelona….6/5
Tie – 7/4

FASTEST SCORING TEAM
Real Madrid….9/4
Barcelona…….9/4
Man Utd………9/4
Schalke……..3/1

HIGHEST SCORING TEAM
Real Madrid..15/8
Barcelona…15/8
Man Utd…..2/1
Schalke……5/1

RED CARDS IN TWO GAMES
None……8/11
One……15/8
Two +…..4/1

ARSENAL TO WIN NOTHING NEXT SEASON – 8/11

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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