Big Bets On Brendan For Liverpool Vacancy- Rangnick In Running For West Brom!

Bookies William Hill have slashed the price of Brendan Rodgers becoming the next Liverpool manager from 11/10 to 1/6 after a succession of bets of up to £1750. “It has been one way traffic for Brendan Rodgers, his price has changed on three occasions and in the past gambles such as these have proved to be spot on,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

Hills have also installed Raif Rangnick as a 4/1 shot for the West Brom job, following a flurry of interest today.

William Hill Next Liverpool Manager: 1/6 Brendan Rodgers, 7/2 Roberto Martinez, 14/1 Louis Van Gaal, 20/1 Jurgen Klopp, 25/1 Andre Villas-Boas, 33/1 Frank Rijkaard, 33/1 Rafael Benitez, 33/1 Claudio Ranieri, 33/1 Fabio Capello

William Hill Next West Brom Manager: 4/5 Chris Hughton, 4/1 Raif Rangnick, 4/1 Claudio Ranieri, 13/2 Ray Wilkins, 9/1 Michael Appleton, 16/1 Alan Curbishley, 16/1 Roy Keane, 16/1 Ian Holloway, 16/1 Lee Clarke, 20/1 Bar

Rupert Adams
Media Relations

T: 020 8918 3858
M: 0784 1011 584
William Hill, Greenside House, 50 Station Road,
Wood Green, London, N22 7TP.

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Rafa’s Return ?


FORMER Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has been installed as 2/1 favourite to succeed Kenny Dalglish by William Hill, who make Wigan’s Roberto Martinez their 5/2 second favourite. Everton boss David Moyes is a 40/1 chance to switch Mersey-sides, with current player Jamie Carragher a 50/1 shot to replace departing Dalglish. ‘Rafa has the credentials but how keen would the Anfield faithful be to welcome him back?’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

William Hill Next PermanentLiverpool Manager: 2/1 Rafael Benitez; 5/2 Roberto Martinez; 9/2 Frank Rijkaard; 8/1 Steve Clarke; 10/1 Paul Lambert; 11/1 Brendan Rogers; 12/1 Fabio Capello; 14/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Martin O’Neill; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 20/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Marcelo Lippi; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann, 25/1 Guus Hiddink; 25/1 Martin Jol; 25/1 Gus Poyet; 25/1 Pep Guardiola, 25/1 Claudio Ranieri; 25/1 Lauren Blanc; 25/1 Louis van Gaal; 33/1 joachim Low; 40/1 Owen Coyle, 40/1 Sven Goran Eriksson; 40/1 David Moyes 50/1 Jamie Carragher; 150/1 Steven Gerrard

WHAT WILL LIVERPOOL WIN NEXT SEASON?….125/1 Prem; 8/1 FA Cup; 6/1 Carling Cup; 11/1 Europa League.



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Barton Backed For Big Ban…scholes Set For Sensational Return

William Hill have cut the price of Joey Barton’s ban being eight or more games following 90% of all bets placed on the market being for over. He is now 4/7 to face a ban of over 7.5 games (5/4 not to).

“Joey has always been known for his pugnacious style, but he may have overstepped the line one too many times and our punters think the FA are ready to throw the book at the QPR captain,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Gary Neville has been called up to the England backroom staff and William Hill make the former United man 14/1 to be the next boss of the England National team. With the 23 man squad set to be named on Wednesday, William Hill are betting on which players make the grade. Joe Hart, Wayne Rooney, Ashley Cole and Steven Gerrard are 1/100 to be on the plane while Scott Parker, Gary Cahill and Gareth Barry are 1/50.

Surprisingly, Paul Scholes has claimed that he would be open for a call up to the Euros squad and he is 6/4 to go.

William Hill odds:

Next Villa Manager: 7/4 Roberto Martinez; 5/2 Paul Lambert; 10/1 Neil Lennon; 10/1 Rafael Benitez; 12/1 Mick McCarthy; 12/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 12/1 Alan Curbishley; 12/1 Bob Bradley; 12/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Kevin MacDonald; 14/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 16/1 Brian McDermott; 16/1 Claudio Ranieri; 16/1 Gianfranco Zola; 16/1 Louis Van Gaal; 16/1 Marco Bielsa; 16/1 Paolo Di Canio; 16/1 Gus Poyet; 16/1 Lee Clark; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 20/1 BAR

When will a non Manchester side next win the Premier League: 7/4 2012/13; 11/4 2013/14; 9/2 2014/15; 2/1 2015/16 or later

To make the England Euros Squad:

Goalkeeper: Defenders Midfielders: Attackers:
Joe Hart: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Gary Cahill: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Adam Johnson: 1/1 yes; 8/11 no Wayne Rooney: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no
Scott Carson: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Ashley Cole: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Steven Gerrard: 1/100 yes; 16/1 no Danny Welbeck: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no
Paul Robinson: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Phil Jones: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no Frank Lampard: 1/20 yes; 8/1 no Frazier Campbell: 16/1 yes; 1/100 no
Rob Green: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no
John Terry: 4/7 yes; 5/4 no Scott Parker: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Grant Holt: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
David Stockdale: 10/11 yes; 4/5 no
Rio Ferdinand: 4/11 yes; 2/1 no Gareth Barry: 1/50 yes; 12/1 no Andy Carroll: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no
Chris Kirkland: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Kyle Walker: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no Ashley Young: 1/16 yes; 7/1 no Peter Crouch: 11/10 yes; 4/6 no
John Ruddy: 5/1 yes; 1/9 no
Micah Richards: 4/6 yes; 11/10 no Theo Walcott: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no Jermain Defoe: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Glen Johnson: 2/7 yes; 5/2 no
Stewart Downing: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no Gabriel Agbonlahor: 14/1 yes; 1/66 no
Leighton Baines: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
James Milner: 1/4 yes; 11/4 no Daniel Sturridge: 8/11 yes; 1/1 no
Phil Jagielka: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no
Tom Cleverley: 6/1 yes; 1/12 no Darren Bent: 3/1 yes; 2/9 no
Joleon Lescott: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no
Jordan Henderson: 20/1 yes; 1/150 no Bobby Zamora: 9/4 yes; 1/3 no
Stephen Warnock: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Aaron Lennon: 7/4 yes; 2/5 no Andy Johnson: 33/1 yes; 1/500 no
Ledley King: 8/1 yes; 1/20 no
Michael Carrick: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no
Kieron Gibbs: 10/1 yes; 1/33 no
Matt Jarvis: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no
Paul Scholes: 6/4 yes; 1/2 no

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Joe Cole: 25/1 yes; 1/200 no

Gary Neville to be next permanent England manager: 14/1

Length of Joey Barton’s ban: 5/4 under 7.5 games; 4/7 over 7/5 games

England captain for Euro 2012 game vs France: 1/2 Steven Gerrard; 5/2 Scott Parker; 13/2 Joe Hart; 20/1 Frank Lampard; 20/1 Rio Ferdinand; 25/1 Gareth Barry; 50/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

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

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Managerial Movement Odds


WITH SLAVEN Bilic announcing he will step down as Croatia manager after Euro 2012, William Hill offer 20/1 that he will be a Premier League manager on the first day of next season and 6/1 that he will become one at any stage of the new season.


DESPITE reports that Roberto di Matteo will not automatically be handed the Chlesea job on a permanent basis even if they win the Champions League final, Wiliam Hill still make him 4/7 favourite to get the job permanently and also offer 11/2 Guardiola; Mourinho; 10/1 Benitez; Blanc; Capello; Redknapp; 14/1 Low; Moyes. ‘RDM appears to have ever improving credentials to get the job but recent history suggests he may well not do so’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.


Norwegian Stale Solbakken is the surprise 5/6 favourite to be handed the Wolves’ managerial job on a permanent basis with William Hill who also offer 6/1 Bruce; Ferguson; Poyet; Reid; Strachan; 7 Clark; 8 Connor; Freedman; Megson. Others on request.


William Hill believe either Even money favourite Claudio Ranieri or 5/4 second favourite Chris Hughton will land the job of permanent replacement for new England boss Roy Hodgson at WBA. Hills also offer 6/1 Appleton; 8 Mowbray; Poyet; 16 Curbishley. ‘The money is all for the front two in the market and it is difficult to see past them at the moment’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702

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

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Blanc Cut For Chelsea Job…4/1 Phantom Penalties At Old Trafford…1000/1 Ben Arfa Ballon D’or

Laurent Blanc has been cut from 12/1 to 7/1 to become the next Chelsea boss after various news reports indicating that Roman Abrahmovic is desperate to land the Frenchman as AVB’s permanent replacement. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Roberto Di Matteo 10/3 and Pep Guardiola 9/2. Claudio Ranieri has been sacked as Inter manager and William Hill are offering 3/1 that Andre Villas Boas gets the job.

“Because of what he did at Porto, AVB’s stock is still pretty high despite his nightmare stint at Chelsea and he could be quickly back on the managerial merry-go-round,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Manchester United moved three points clear at the top of the Premier League thanks to referee, Michael Oliver, missing what seemed like a blatant penalty and William Hill are offering 4/1 for any opposition team to win a penalty at Old Trafford during the rest of the season.

“Phantom penalties are nothing new at Old Trafford and the odds suggest that opposition sides will be up against it again,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Having moved three points clear, Hills are now offering a market on how many points Manchester United win the League by. They are 9/4 to fail to win the League and 11/2 to win the league on goal difference. They are 11/4 to win by one to three points and the same price to win by four to six points. They are 4/1 to win the League by seven or more points.

Papiss Demba Cisse has claimed that Hatem Ben Arfa is as good as Messi when he plays at his best but William Hill think the mercurial Frenchman has a way to go to reach those levels, offering 1000/1 that he wins the Ballon D’Or this season, compared to 2/7 Messi and 3/1 Ronaldo.

William Hill Odds:

Next Permanent Chelsea Boss: 9/4 Jose Mourinho; 10/3 Roberto Di Matteo; 9/2 Pep Guardiola; 7/1 Laurent Blanc; 8/1 Joachim Low; 8/1 Rafael Benitez; 10/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Fabio Capello; 20/1 BAR

3/1 AVB to become next Inter Milan manager

How many points will Man Utd win the league by?
Not win the league 9/4
Goal difference 11/2
1-3 points 11/4
4-6 points 11/4
7 points or more 4/1

4/1 Any away side to be awarded a penalty at Old Trafford for the remainder of the season

Ballon D’Or 2012: 2/7 Messi; 3/1 Ronaldo; 1000/1 Ben Arfa

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

Twitter: @footy_joe

T: 0208 918 3746
M: 07850 518 164

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

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Swansea Tops For Bottom + Managerial Moves And Fab Odds


William Hill have opened a market on who will finish bottom of next season’s Premier League – and installed Swansea as 9/4 favourites – and also offer 11/4 Norwich; 5/1 QPR; 11/2 Wigan; 8/1 Wolves; 11/1 Blackburn; 16/1 WBA; 16/1 Bolton; 25/1 Stoke; 33/1 Fulham; Newcastle; Sunderland; 100 Villa; 150 Everton; 750 Liverpool; Spurs; 2500 Arsenal; 5000 Chelsea; Man C; Man U.


Roberto Martinez is 4/6 favourite to get the Villa managerial job with William Hill who say they have seen interest in former Roma boss Claudio Ranieri – ‘Dave Whelan has played the Martinez situation well at Wigan – putting the burden of deserting the club onto Martinez’ shoulders, while we saw a few bets for the newly unemployed Ranieri’ said Hll’s spokesman Graham Sharpe. Hills also offer 7/2 Hughes; 9/2 Coyle; 5/1 Benitez; 6/1 Moyes; 14/1 McClaren; 16/1 Ranieri.

HIDDINK ODDS LENGTHEN……Once 1/16 Guus Hiddink is now 1/7 to land the Chelsea managerial role with Hills who also offer 4/1 Hughes; 5/1 Redknapp; 7 Villas-Boas; 20 Van Basten.

NEW FAVOURITE FOR CARDIFF JOB….Chris Hughton has regained favouritism for the Cardiff job with Hills at 5/4 as former favourite, Malky Mackay drifted from 8/11 to 2/1 joint second favourite with Mark Robins, with Di Matteo at 4/1 and Shearer 9/2. ‘This one seems to have some way to go yet’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

FAB NEWS?……….Cesc Fabregas has drifted from 4/6 to 8/11 to leave Arsenal before the start of next season with Hills who make him Evens still to be there. ‘This story has been as long running as an East Enders plot-line and may still have some way to run’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

T: 020 8918 3731
M: 07803 233702

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

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