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
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£100 Million Transfer Chest For Avb?

Reports in the press are suggesting that Andre Villas Boas will have a hefty transfer budget to spend on new players as Tottenham look to catapult themselves back into the Champions League and Hills offer 7/4 that he is successful in doing so.

First the exits: Luka Modric is 4/6 to move to Spain and join Real Madrid, 5/2 for a Chelsea move and 5/1 for a move up to Old Trafford. The other main player linked with a move is Jermain Defoe, who is 9/2 to join QPR, 7/1 for an Aston Villa transfer and 8/1 to go to Liverpool or back to West Ham.

AVB has already signed his first player in Gylfi Sigurdsson and others are expected to follow shortly. Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho who worked with AVB at Porto is 2/1 to be at Tottenham when they face up against Newcastle on the first day of next season. Marseille striker Loic Remy is 2/1 to join and 4/11 not to, whilst Russian Euro 2012 star Alan Dzagoev is 5/1 to be there and 1/9 he won’t.

“It looks like Spurs will be one of the big spenders this summer and in order to fund the spending spree we expect a couple of big name exits,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

7/4 Tottenham to finish in the top four
Luka Modric’s Next Club: 4/6 Real Madrid, 5/2 Chelsea. 5/1 Man Utd, 10/1 Man City, 12/1 Barcelona, 16/1 PSG, 33.1 AC Milan, 33/1 Juventus, 40/1 Inter Milan, 50/1 Liverpool, 50/1 Arsenal
Jermain Defoe’s Next Club: 9/2 QPR, 7/1 Aston Villa, 8/1 Liverpool, 8/1 West Ham, 10/1 Reading, 12/1 Fulham, 12/1 Sunderland, 16/1 Stoke, 20/1 Norwich, 20/1 Swansea, 25/1 Newcastle, 33/1 West Brom
To Be A Tottenham Player on the first day of the 2012/13 Premier League Season?
Joao Moutinho: 4/11 No, 2/1 Yes
Loic Remy: 4/11 No, 2/1 Yes
Alan Dzagoev: 1/9 No, 5/1 Yes

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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Beck’s Backed To Light Flame Following Snub…avb To Take Project To Spurs

DAVID BECKHAM has been left out of Stuart Pearce’s Olympic squad to be replaced instead by Micah Richards and William Hill are offering 4/1 that the starting XI in the first Olympics game for Team GB features at least one player from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. GB are the 6/1 joint third favourites to win the Olympic football alongside Switzerland and behind Brazil (15/8) and Spain (9/4). David Beckham has now been slashed from 25/1 to 10/1 to light the Olympic Flame.

“Becks has been disappointed in his dream to represent Team GB at the Olympics but he may well have a role to play in lighting the Olympic Flame,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

David Beckham’s attentions will undoubtedly turn to the MLS Cup, for which his LA Galaxy side are 12/1 to win.

Andre Villas Boas looks as though he is just days away from being confirmed as the next Spurs boss with William Hill making him 1/12 to get the gig on a permanent basis. He is well fancied to do better in the Spurs hot-seat than he did at Chelsea and he is 1/10 to last the whole of next season in charge. AVB’s job will be made simpler by the fact that star man, Gareth Bale, has penned a new four year deal although Hills offer 4/6 that he leaves White Hart Lane before the end of the contract (11/10 he will still be there).

“AVB’s project did not go down too well at Chelsea, but with a younger squad, wholesale changes will not really be required and it may well be able easier to implement his ideas at the lane,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Should Villas Boas take charge, he may have to turn around Spurs’ fortunes without playmaker, Luka Modric, who is 1/7 to leave the club before the start of next season, amid interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United.

La Galaxy to win the MLS Cup: 12/1

GB Men’s Olympic Football: 15/8 Brazil, 9/4 Spain, 6/1 Great Britain, 6/1 Switzerland, 8/1 Uruguay, 12/1 Mexico, 40/1 Japan, 40/1 South Korea, 50/1 Morocco, 50/1 Egypt, 50/1 Senegal, 50/1 Belarus, 50/1 Gabon, 150/1 UAB, 150/1 Honduras, 150/1 New Zealand

Beckham to light the Olympic Flame: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no

Next permanent Spurs manager: 1/12 Andre Villas Boas; 8/1 Laurent Blanc; 14/1 Fabio Capello; 16/1 David Moyes; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 20/1 Rafa Benitez; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 20/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Guus Hiddink; 25/1 BAR

AVB to last the season as Spurs boss: 11/2 no; 1/10 yes
*bets void if AVB not named as Spurs manager

Bale to stay until the end of his contract: 4/6 no; 11/10 yes

Modric to still be at Spurs at the start of next season: 1/7 no; 4/1 yes

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
Twitter: @footy_joe

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Avb Closes In On Spurs Job

AVB Closes In on Spurs Job

Despite Andre Villas Boas claiming talk about him joining Tottenham as lies William Hill still quote him at 4/11 to become the new boss at White Hart Line.

Laurent Blanc suffered disappointment with France’s elimination from Euro 2012 last night but he is 8/1 to take over from Harry Redknapp. Fabio Capello is second favourite at 5/1 but money has been placed on ex Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola at 16/1.

“Money has been seen for Guardiola and Blanc but despite AVB playing down rumours of his move to Spurs we expect him to be in the hot seat at White Hart Lane sooner rather than later,” said William Hill spokesman Mark Young.

Next Tottenham Manager: 4/11 Villas Boas, 5/1 Capello, 8/1 Blanc, 8/1 Klinsmann, 14/1 Moyes, 14/1 Hoddle, 16/1 Rangnick, 16/1 Guardiola, 16/1 Martinez, 16/1 Sherwood, 16/1 Hiddink, 20/1 Benitez, 25/1 BAR

Further Information
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PR Assistant, William Hill
Email: myoung@williamhill.co.uk
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Could Moses Lead Chelsea To The Promised Land Again?

With Chelsea having had their first approach for Victor Moses rebuffed William Hill question where he will be at the beginning of next season. So often used to getting their way, Chelsea are 4/7 to land the young striker and 11/8 he will still be at Wigan.

“Abramovich can quite often get like a dog with a bone, as his dogged pursuit of Jose Mourinho has shown in the past and we think that the same determination will prove too much for Wigan this summer,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Chelsea have already signed Eden Hazard and Marko Marin this summer and seem to be on the hunt to strengthen their Champions League winning squad. William Hill believe that 3-4 new signings (4/6) will start on the first day of next season for the Blues. 0-2 is 7/4 and 5+ is 5/1.

Andre Villas Boas is the 2/7 favourite with William Hill to take over at Tottenham despite the clubs links with France boss Laurent Blanc, who is 3/1 for the job. Luka Modric is 8/11 to still be at White Hart Lane for the start of next season. Gareth Bale is 4/9 and Rafael Van der Vaart is 8/15.

“Overlooking his Chelsea experience, AVB has a great managerial record and it would seem that some of the top players will stay to be part of the revolution,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Victor Moses’ Club on the first day of next Season: Chelsea 4/7, Wigan 11/8, QPR 10/1, Arsenal 12/1, Liverpool 16/1, Spurs 16/1, Man City 20/1, Man Utd 20/1

How many new players signed by Chelsea will start first game of next season?

7/4 0-2
4/6 3-4
5/1 5+

Next Permanent Tottenham Manager: 2/7 Villas Boas, 3/1 Blanc, 10/1 Klinsmann, 12/1 Moyes, 12/1 Rangnick, 14/1 Sherwood, 16/1 Martinez, 20/1 Benitez, 25/1 BAR

Still at Tottenham on the first day of next season:

8/11 Modric (1/1 Not)
4/9 Bale (13/8 Not)
8/15 Van der Vaart (11/8 Not)

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Managerial Merry Go Round Slowing Down As Avb Becomes Spurs Fav

Michael Laudrup has been appointed as boss of Swansea and William Hill are betting on how his troops fare without the guiding influence of Brendan Rodgers. Hills offer 4/11 that they finish lower than the 11th that they finished last season, 3/1 they finish higher than that and 6/1 they finish exactly 11th.

“Swansea we described as the Barecelona of the Premier League last season and given Laudrup’s Barca history, the transition between managers should be seamless,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It could be argued, however, that under Rodgers, Swansea overachieved and whether they can do that again this season is questionable.”

Andre Villas Boas is the 11/8 new favourite for the Spurs job with William Hill although, two outsiders are really catching the eye. Martin Jol has been backed in from a 33/1 to 16/1 after being well backed in the last 24 hours and Jurgen Klinsmann is in to 8/1 from 12/1 after a punter in Newcastle walked into a William Hill shop and placed £200 on the former Spurs legend getting the gig.

“Despite being the early favourite, Moyes is on the drift a bit and more contenders are coming to light each day,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It would seem that this one has a long way to run yet.”

Where will Swansea finish in 2012/13: 4/11 lower than 11th; 6/1 exactly 11th; 3/1 higher than 11th

Next permanent Tottenham manager: 11/8 Andre Villas Boas; 2/1 David Moyes; 7/2 Roberto Martinez; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 8/1 Fabio Capello; 8/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 12/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Jose Mourinho; 25/1 BAR

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Moyes Headed For Spurs

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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Moyes Favourite For Spurs Job But Could ‘arry Move To Monaco?

David Moyes is 10/11 to be named as the next Spurs boss after Harry Redknapp left the club in the early hours of Thursday morning. William Hill make Moyes the favourite followed by Roberto Martinez at 7/4. With the uncertainty surrounding Rangers at the moment, Ally McCoist could be out of a job in the next few days and he has entered the betting at 25/1.

“David Moyes has performed fantastically over the last ten years at Everton, but will surely feel that he has the ability to make the step up,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

All eyes will turn to where the outgoing Spurs boss will turn up and he is 3/1 to take an international job and 6/1 to make a return to newly promoted West Ham. Having been linked with a move to the Middle East in the past, he is 7/1 to go to Al Ahly. Should he want to move a bit closer to Rosie ’47, he is 50/1 for his next job to be in charge of Monaco.

Redknapp enjoyed a fine rapport with many of his players and his departure could spell the end of Tottenham careers for a number of their big names. Luka Modric, already the subject of interest from Chelsea and Manchester United to no longer be a Spurs player come the start of next season, with Bale 10/3 to have gone and van der Vaart 6/4.

Spurs fans must surely be fearing the worst and Hills make them odds on to finish between 5th and 8th and out of the Champions League spots. Fourth place was not good enough for Spurs this year and they are 7/2 to finish in fourth.

Next Spurs Manager: 10/11 David Moyes; 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 6/1 Rafa Benitez; 6/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 7/1 Fabio Capello; 10/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Pep Guardiola; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1Tim Sherwood; 20/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Sam Allardyce; 25/1 Ally McCoist; 25/1 Owen Coyle; 25/1 Dider Deschamps; 25/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 25/1 Laurent Blanc; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 33/1 BAR

Players to leave Spurs (to still be there): 1/6 Modric (7/2 still be there); 6/4 Defoe (1/2); 6/4 Van Der Vaart (1/2); 10/3 Bale (1/5); 7/2 Walker (1/6); 9/2 Lennon (1/8); 9/2 Dawson (1/8); 7/1 Parker (1/16)

Spurs Finishing position: 9/2 1-3; 7/2 fourth; 4/7 5-8; 5/2 9-17; 250/1 relegation

7/4 Spurs Top Four finish

25/1 Spurs to win Premier League 2012/13

250/1 Spurs to be relegated 2012/13

Redknapp next Club: 3/1 International team; 6/1 West Ham; 7/1 Al Ahly; 10/1 Manchester United; 10/1 Newcastle; 12/1 Everton; 14/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 16/1 Manchester City; 20/1 Chelsea; 25/1 Portsmouth; 33/1 Bournemouth; 50/1 Monaco

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Redknapp Stays At Spurs For Now But Moyes Waiting In The Wings

The twittersphere was awash with rumours of Harry Redknapp quitting Spurs – rumours that were quickly silenced by the man himself, but what if they were true? William Hill have made David Moyes the 5/4 favourite to become the next permanent Spurs boss with Roberto Martinez 4/1 second favourite. Harry is 4/1 for his next job to be an international one, although on the back of reported rumours last summer of interest from the Middle East, Al Ahly are 6/1 to be his next destination.

“Redknapp moved quickly to quash the rumours that he was on his way but there are still talks ongoing about his new contract and should he leave the club any time soon, it looks like Moyes is the frontrunner to replace him,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Harry Redknapp’s Next Club?
International team 4/1
Al-Ahly 6/1
Chelsea 6/1
Everton 7/1
Swansea 8/1
Man Utd 10/1
Newcastle 10/1
Arsenal 14/1
Liverpool 16/1
Man City 16/1

Next Spurs Boss
David Moyes 5/4
Roberto Martinez 4/1
Jurgen Klinsman 10/1
Andre Villas-Boas 12/1
Rafa Benitez 14/1
Fabio Capello 16/1
Gus Poyet 16/1
Alan Pardew 20/1
Marco Van Basten 20/1
Alan Curbishley 33/1

Joe Crilly
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Brendan Rodgers 1/12 For Liverpool Managers Job: Liverpool Favourite To Finish 5th Or 6th!

William Hill rate Brendan Rodgers as their 1/12 odds on favourite to be named as the next Liverpool manager, with Roberto Martinez his nearest challenger at 6/1. Whoever gets the job, Hills are not convinced that they will have enough firepower to take a Champions league spot and they are 5/2 to finish in the top four.

“The odds suggest that Brendan Rodgers is almost a certainty for the Liverpool job, but it would not be the first time that 1/12 shots have been turned over,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams

Liverpool Premiership Finishing Positions 2012-2013: 5/2 1st to 4th, 7/4 5th or 6th, 2/1 7th to 10th, 6/1 11th to 14th, 40/1 15th to 17th, 80/1 18th to 20th

Liverpool Trophies 2012- 13: 1/7 None, 4/1 One, 14/1 Two, 33/1 Three, 250/1 Four

Next Liverpool Manager: 1/12 Brendan Rodgers, 6/1 Roberto Martinez, 14/1 Louis van Gaal, 16/1 Andre Villas Boas, 20/1 Jurgen Klopp, 20/1 Harry Redknapp, 20/1 Rafa Benitez, 33/1 Frank Rijkaard, 33/1 Fabio Capello, 40/1 Bar

William Hill Premiership 2012-13: 11/8 Man City, 5/2 Man Utd, 9/2 Chelsea, 6/1 Arsenal, 25/1 Tottenham, 33/1 Liverpool, 125/1 Newcastle, 250/1 Everton, 750/1 Fulham, 1000/1 Bar

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

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