7/2 For More Penalty Woes For Home Nations In 2014

Team GB caught the missed penalty bug, losing to South Korea and William Hill offer 7/2 that any of England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland exit World Cup 2014 on penalties. Hills also go 1/3 that Team GB make no appearance in the Olympic 2016 tournament.

“As soon as Saturday’s match went to penalties, there was only really going to be one outcome such is the resignation with which British players now view shootouts,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Will any of England, Wales, Scotland or NI be knocked out of World Cup 2014 on penalties: 7/2 yes; 1/6 no
*includes qualification play offs

Team GB to take part in Olympics tournament in Brazil: 1/3 no; 9/4 yes
*does not include qualifying

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Kelly To Replace Cahill…but He Will Not Replace Him In Starting Xi

Gary Cahill has been withdrawn from the England squad to add to Roy Hodgson’s woes and his replacement, Martin Kelly, is 1/3 with William Hill to see no action during the Three Lions three group games (9/4 to make any kind of appearance vs France, Ukraine or Sweden). Cahill’s injury means that a maximum of 10 of Saturday’s XI vs Belgium will be able to start against France and Hills offer 7/1 that all ten of those take their places next week. The most likely, however, is eight of the players to start at 8/11 with nine at Even money.

“Cahill will be a big loss considering the fact that it looked like he was going to be starting alongside Terry and now it looks like Lescott will have to step up to the plate,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

How any of England’s starting XI vs Belgium will start against France: 25/1 seven or fewer; 8/11 eight; 1/1 nine; 7/1 ten

Martin Kelly to make any kind of appearance during England’s group stages: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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Tight At The Bottom: 5/2 For Goal Difference To Decide Relegation

Spurs and Chelsea both claimed vital wins in their bids to claim the final Champions League spot in the Premier League, while at the same time preventing Blackburn and QPR from getting wins that would see them inch closer to safety. William Hill now make Blackburn … to be relegated this season, while QPR are … QPR’s defeat by five goals means that they are only five ahead of Bolton on goal difference and Hills offer 5/2 that any side are relegated on goal difference alone.

“As tight as it is at the top, it is also just as tight for that final relegation spot,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “It may well just go down to goal difference.”

Chelsea’s appearance in the Champions League Final means that fourth place may not necessarily earn a Champions League spot although Hills offer 6/4 that Tottenham grab fourth and play in the Champions League next season, while Arsenal are 11/2 to do so, Newcastle 7/1 and Chelsea 5/4.

To finish 4th place and play in next season’s champions league:

Arsenal 11/2
Chelsea 5/4
Tottenham 6/4
Newcastle 7/1

Premier League relegation: 1/66 Blackburn; 8/13 QPR; 5/4 Bolton; 16/1 Aston Villa; 20/1 Wigan

To stay up: 1/100 Wigan; 1/150 Aston Villa; 4/7 Bolton; 6/5 QPR; 14/1 Blackburn

Top four finish: 1/12 Arsenal; 8/11 Tottenham; 6/5 Chelsea; 9/2 Newcastle

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

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

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

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Bookies Gunnered Down By Henry Goal

Arsenal now 4th favs for Cup as:

ARSENAL are 8/1 4th favourite for the FA Cup and scorer of the winning goal against Leeds, Thierry Henry is now a 2/1 chance with WilliamHill to score five or more competitive goals for the Gunners during his loan spell. ‘The script was duly played out, hundreds of Arsenal fans have cashed in on the inevitable goal- he was 3/1 to come on and score and 14/1 to score the only goal in a 1-0 win – and we now make it a 4/1 chance that Thierry will be back playing for Arsenal NEXT season’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Thierry Henry Goals for Arsenal 2011/12
Exactly 1…..5/2
Exactly 2…….7/2
Exactly 3…….7/2
Exactly 4…….10/3
5 or more…….2/1
Must be competitive 1st team matches.

Thierry Henry to make an appearance for Arsenal in the 2012/13 season?Yes – 4/1No – 1/7***All competitions included, from 1st game of Premier League season

Chelsea 4/1
Tottenham 9/2
Man Utd 11/2
Arsenal 8/1
Liverpool 9/1
Everton 16/1
Newcastle 16/1
Stoke 16/1
Sunderland 16/1
Others on request.
EW ½ odds 1,2.

**Hills offer 5/1 an all London Final.

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702

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Will Becks Be England Gaffer Or England Gaffe?

David Beckham brushed aside questions about him becoming England manager in the future, but William Hill think that he may well dip his toes into the managerial pond at some point in the future. Beckham is 20/1 to take over from Fabio Capello although Hills go Even money that Beckham’s first managerial foray takes place in the USA. Hills go 2/1 that he can be seen striding the touchline in England.

“Beckham was an incredibly popular player and the chances are that he would prove a popular choice as England manager, although he may have to cut his teeth at a lower level before getting the big job,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

It would appear that management may be the way forward for Becks with Hills offering 11/2 that he ever starts another game for England and 9/4 that he makes an appearance at any point for the Three Lions, although 2/1 is available for him to start a match for Team GB at London 2012.

Beckham First Managerial Country (as manager or assistant): 1/1 USA; 2/1 England; 5/2 Any other; 25/1 Spain; 25/1 Italy; 7/4 not to manage before 2020

Start a competitive England match again: 11/2 yes; 1/10 no

Feature for England at any point again in the future: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no

Team GB Manager at London 2012: 16/1

Start a match for Team GB at London 2012: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Team GB Captain at London 2012: 2/1

When will Beckham retire from playing football: 16/1 2011; 9/4 2012; 7/4 2013; 1/1 2014+

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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

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

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Becks Odds On To Play-you Bet It Will Be His Last Cap!

William Hill expect England to bounce back against Belarus and rate England as 1/8 favourites with Belarus 14/1. Hills are 4/7 that David Beckham plays some part in the match but also offer 7/1 that Wednesday is his last appearance in an England shirt. The odds suggest that England will put two past Belarus at 12/5 and England are 6/1 to score five or more. Hills offer 10/1 that an England player is sent off with a penalty awarded to Belarus 8/1.

“England should have far too much in the tank for Belarus and there is even a chance that this could be Becks last cap,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams..

William Hill Bet:

1/8 England, 5/1 Draw, 14/1 Belarus

4/9 England win Half & Full time

13/8 Goal in first 15 mins

Who Will Start In Goal: 1/10 David James, 15/2 Ben Foster, 9/1 Joe Hart

David Beckham To Play Any Minute In Match: 4/7 Yes, 5/4 No

7/1 Beckham To Play On Wednesday And For It To Be His Last Appearance In An England shirt

How Many Goals Will England Score In Belarus?: 15/2 None, 4/1 One, 12/5 Two, 11/4 Three, 5/1 Four, 6/1 Five or more

An England Player to be sent off: 10/1

Belarus To Be Awarded A Penalty: 8/1

A Penalty To Be Awarded And Missed: 12/1

England To Keep A Clean Sheet: 8/15 Yes, 11/8 No

Further Information…Rupert Adams….0208 918 3858…..0784 1011 584

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