Cott Out As Forest Build For Future With ‘arry?

Following the sacking of Steve Cotterill, William Hill make Darren Ferguson the 2/1 favourite to be named as the next permanent boss of Nottingham Forest although the ambitious new owners could be able to tempt Harry Redknapp to the club, offered at 4/1.

A couple of notable former Forest players that could be in the frame to make a return in the dugout are Roy Keane at 10/1, Stuart Pearce and Nigel Clough both at 20/1 and Gary Megson 25/1.

“Steve Cotterill did a fantastic job under very difficult circumstances last season but the ambition of the new Forest owners is highlighted by the fact that they are being linked with Harry Redknapp, Roy Keane and bizarrely, Diego Maradona – who is recently out of a job,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Under their new ownership, Forest are 1/10 to finish higher than their 19th position from last season.

SHIN UP: NEW UNITED BOYS AIM TO CLOSE GAP ON CITY

Shinji Kagawa was paraded in front of the media on Thursday with fellow signing Nick Powell and the Japanese international is 11/4 to net between 12 and 15 times for United this term. He is expected to play a pivotal role at Old Trafford this season and is 11/2 to start more than 26 games at United this season and 3/1 to start less than ten games.

“While Man City had Yaya Toure and David Silva, Manchester United were really lacking a creative midfielder last year and Kagawa looks like he will fill that role now,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.

Nick Powell, the 18 year old signing from Crewe is more likely one for the future. William Hill have him at 8/13 to start one or no games in the Premier League. He is 9/2 to start six or more in the Premier League this time. A big impact this season is unlikely but he is 7/1 to make the England squad for the World Cup in 2014.

Next Nottingham Forest manager: 2/1 Darren Ferguson; 4/1 Harry Redknapp; 7/1 Mick McCarthy; 10/1 Roy Keane; 16/1 Alex McLeish; 16/1 Billy Davies; 16/1 Karl Robinson; 16/1 Diego Maradona; 20/1 Alan Shearer; 20/1 Stuart Pearce; 20/1 Alan Curbishly; 20/1 Neil Warnock; 20/1 Nigel Clough; 25/1 Gary Megson; 25/1 Gordon Strachan; 25/1 Iain Dowie; 25/1 Ian Holloway; 25/1 Ole Gunnar Solksjaer; 25/1 Paolo Di Canio; 25/1 Paul Ince; 25/1 Rafa Benitez; 25/1 Phil Brown; 25/1 Glenn Hoddle; 25/1 Sven Goran Eriksson

Nottingham Forest finishing position: 9/1 lower; 7/1 exactly 19th; 1/10 higher

Shinji Kagawa Specials
Kagawa Premier League Starts 2012/13
3/1 Under Ten
9/4 11-15
9/4 16-20
3/1 21-25
11/2 26+

Kagawa Premier League Goals 2012/13
11/4 Under Four
5/2 4-7
5/2 8-11
11/4 12-15
5/1 16+

Nick Powell
Nick Powell number of Premier League starts for Manchester United 2012/13
8/13 0-1
5/2 2-3
7/2 4-5
9/2 6+

7/1 Nick Powell to be in the England squad for the 2014 World Cup

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Little Winker Has Matured Into Euro Hero For Portugal

Spain are the 2/5 favourites to make it through to the final of the Euros and William Hill think that they will do so in style, offering 7/4 that they have between 56 and 60% of possession during the game and 2/1 that they have between 61 and 65%.

All eyes will be on Cristiano Ronaldo as he tries to propel his team into the final of the Euros. William Hill make him 4/1 second favourite to win the Man of the Match award and 6/1 to score the first goal of the game.

“Ronaldo has dragged his teammates through a group they were not expected to qualify from and now, playing against players he faces on a weekly basis, he could take them to the final,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “That is if the Portuguese players can get the ball off their Spanish counterparts.”

Hills are expecting between £3 and £4 million to be staked on each of the semi finals, although had England qualified, at least £6m would have been staked on the Germany match alone.

Match betting: 7/2 Portugal; 10/11 Spain; 11/5 Draw

To qualify: 7/4 Portugal; 2/5 Spain

Man of the Match: 3/1 Andres Iniesta; 4/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 5/1 Fernando Torres; 7/1 Xavi; 8/1 David Silva; 9/1 Alvaro Negredo; 9/1 Cesc Fabregas; 10/1 Nani; 10/1 Pedro; 12/1 BAR

Match to go to penalties: 9/2

First scorer: 7/2 Torres; 9/2 Fabregas; 5/1 Negredo; 11/2 Llorente; 6/1 Ronaldo; 6/1 Silva; 7/1 BAR

Total Spain possession vs Portugal: 25/1 Less than 45%; 11/1 45-50%; 9/2 51-55%; 7/4 56-60%; 2/1 61-65%; 7/2 over 65%

Euro 2012 top goalscorer: 15/8 Mario Gomez; 2/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 7/1 Fernando Torres; 20/1 Xabi Alonso; 20/1 Cesc Fabregas; 25/1 BAR

Euro 2012 name the finalist: 19/20 Spain/Germany; 14/5 Germany/Portugal; 14/5 Spain/Italy; 13/2 Italy/Portugal

Player of the tournament: 4/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 5/1 Mesut Ozil; 5/1 Andres Iniesta; 8/1 Andrea Pirlo; 10/1 Bastian Schweinsteiger; 14/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer
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Ronaldo And Portugal Give Bookies £2m Headache!

Cristiano Ronaldo fired Portugal into the semi finals of the Euros and William Hill now make them 5/1 third favourites to win the tournament behind Germany at 2/1 and Spain at 5/2. Hills paid out between £1.5 and £2 million on the match after taking on Ronaldo and Portugal, with a £700,000 payout on their industry top price of 2/1 on the talismanic winger scoring and Portugal winning.

“After England/Ukraine, this is our second worst result of the Euros and we’ll certainly be cheering on Greece tomorrow,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Ronaldo is the runaway favourite (at 5/2) to win player of the tournament with 2/1 offered that he ends the tournament as top scorer and 1/2 he wins the Ballon D’or.

Euro 2012:

Winner: 2/1 Germany; 5/2 Spain; 5/1 Portugal; 8/1 England; 8/1 Italy; 10/1 France; 50/1 Greece

Player of the tournament: 5/2 Cristiano Ronaldo; 6/1 Andres Iniesta; 9/1 Bastian Schweinsteiger; 12/1 Mario Gomez; 12/1 Mesut Ozil; 16/1 Franck Ribery; 16/1 David Silva; 16/1 Xavi; 16/1 Andrea Pirlo; 20/1 BAR

Top goalscorer: 6/4 Mario Gomez; 2/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 5/1 FernandoTorres; 20/1 Cesc Fabregas; 25/1 Wayne Rooney; 50/1 BAR

Ballon D’or: 1/2 Ronaldo; 6/4 Messi; 10/1 BAR

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Euro 2012: Russia Slashed From 20/1 To 12/1-dzagoev 10/1 For Golden Boot!

Russia were the most impressive team on day one of the Euro championship and they are now 12/1 from 20/1 to win the tournament. After his pair Hills are 10/1 from 33/1 that Alan Dzagoev wins the golden book with Pavlyuchenko now 25/1.

“It was honours even after day one and hopefully we are in for a great tournament,” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

To Win Group A: 2/7 Russia, 11/2 Poland, 20/1 Czech Republic, 8/1 Greece

Euro 2012 winner: 11/4 Spain; 3/1 Germany; 6/1 Holland; 9/1 France; 12/1 England; 12/1 Russia; 14/1 Italy; 20/1 Portugal; 40/1 Poland; 50/1 Ukraine; 50/1 Croatia; 66/1 Sweden; 80/1 Republic of Ireland; 100/1 Czech Republic; 100/1 Denmark, 100/1 Greece;

Top Goalscorer: 9/1 Mario Gomez; 10/1 Robin van Persie; 10/1 Alan Dzagoev, 11/1 Karim Benzema; 12/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 12/1 Robert Lewandowski; 14/1 Fernando Llorente; 14/1 Klaas Jan-Huntelaar; 14/1 Miroslav Klose; 16/1 Fernando Torres; 25/1 Mario Balotelli; 25/1 Roman Pavlyuchenko, 25/1 Lukas Podolski; 25/1 Thomas Muller; 33/1 Cesc Fabregas; 33/1 Wayne Rooney; 33/1 Antonio Di Natale; 33/1 David Silva; 33/1 Wesley Sneijder; 33/1 Alvaro Negredo; 33/1 Rafael van der Vaart; 33/1 Antonio Cassano; 40/1 BAR

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Van Persie Just 1/10 For Pfa Player Of The Year

Robin van Persie is the 1/10 favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year award with William Hill after a fantastic season that has seen him score 27 goals so far this season. After starting the season so well, David Silva is the second favourite, some way behind van Persie at 7/1 with Wayne Rooney at 10/1.

“There have been some fantastic players on show this year in the Premier League, but van Persie really stands out from the crowd,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Surprisingly not in the shortlist for the senior player of the year, Gareth Bale heads the betting for the PFA Young Player of the Year at 4/7 although Sergio Aguero is just behind him at 5/4 with Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck 14/1 joint third favourites.

PFA Player of the Year: 1/10 Robin van Persie; 7/1 David Silva; 10/1 Wayne Rooney; 14/1Sergio Aguero; 25/1 Joe Hart; 33/1 Scott Parket

PFA Young Player of the Year: 4/7 Gareth Bale; 5/4 Sergio Aguero; 14/1 Daniel Sturridge; 14/1 Danny Welbeck; 33/1 Alex Oxlade Chamberlain; 33/1 Kyle Walker

Joe Crilly
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What Now For Comolli’s Big Money Signings?

Damien Comolli has departed Anfield and William Hill are offering odds on which of ‘his’ signings will have left Anfield. The £35million man, Andy Carroll is 5/4 to no longer be at the club on the first day of next season, while his partner in crime, Luis Suarez, is the same price to no longer be a Liverpool player next season.

Damien Comolli signings:

Will they be at Liverpool next season? (y/n): Carroll (4/7, 2/1); Downing (1/10, 11/2); Henderson (1/10, 11/2); Doni (4/7, 5/4); Bellamy (8/11, Evs); Coates (1/5, 10/3); Enrique (1/12, 6/1); Adam (4/7, 5/4); Suarez (4/7, 5/4)

Who will start in goal for Liverpool in FA Cup semi final?

Brad Jones 1/25
Any other 9/1

Frank Lampard was one of the players selected to model Chelsea’s new kit, prompting William Hill to cut his odds of being at Chelsea next season from 4/6 to 4/11 (2/1 to have left).

“There were many who said that Frank was off to while away his days with his pal Backs in America, but his recent form coupled with his undoubted desire to remain a Chelsea player has lead us to reassess our opinion,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Man Utd title winning margin:

Not win title 7/2
Goal difference 33/1
1-4 pts 13/8
5-8 pts 2/1
9 or more pts 4/1

** Man Utd to win the league via a play-off – 350/1

Man C title winning margin:

Not win title 1/6
Goal difference 25/1
1-2 pts1 1/2
3 or more pts 20/1

**Man City to win the league via a play-off – 350/1

Ballon d’Or:

Lionel Messi 1/3
Cristiano Ronaldo 7/2
Robin van Persie 9/1
Xavi 12/1
Wayne Rooney 25/1
David Silva 33/1
Others on request

Joe Crilly
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Money-Back Special – Premier League

Man City v Chelsea
Wednesday 7.45pm Sky Sports 2
Money-Back Special
If David Silva, Fernando Torres or Juan Mata scores the last goal of this game Paddy Power will refund all losing 1st/last goalscorer, correct score & scorecast singles on the match. Conditions

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Silva Medal For David ?

SILVA MEDAL?

William Hill make Man City’s David Silva 2/1 favourite to win the PFA Player of the Year Award. ‘When City are playing well it is usually because Silva is creating chaos in opposition defences’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe, ‘He has been consistently one of the best players on view in the Premier League so far this season and must be a leading contender for the honour’

William Hill– PFA PLAYER OF YEAR:

DETAILS ODDS
David Silva 2/1
Robin van Persie 5/2
Gareth Bale 7/1
Yaya Toure 12/1
Demba Ba 16/1
Joe Hart 16/1
Vincent Kompany 16/1
Wayne Rooney 16/1
Luka Modric 20/1
Scott Parker 20/1
Sergio Aguero 20/1
Daniel Sturridge 40/1
Ashley Young 40/1
Rafael van der Vaart 40/1
Juan Mata 40/1
Clint Dempsey 50/1
Aaron Ramsey 50/1
Luis Suarez 50/1
Nani 50/1
Ashley Cole 66/1
Leighton Baines 66/1
Ramires 66/1
Aiyegbeni Yakubu 66/1

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Media Relations Director.
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What Animal Next To Invade Pitch After Anfield Cat ?

************************William Hill FOOTBALL SPECIALS******************************************

AFTER THE ANFIELD MOGGY – WHICH ANIMAL WILL NEXT STOP PLAY IN A LIVE TELEVISED PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH?

After the unexpected arrival of a feline interloper on to the pitch at Anfield provided one of the most exciting moments of the 0-0 draw between Liverpool ad Spurs on Monday night, William Hill have opened a book on which will be the next animal to bring a Premier League game to a halt – and make a Dog the 6/4 favourite. ‘Many hard tackling players have in the past been compared with animals, but it is rare for a real animal – other than club mascots- to invade the pitch. The Anfield Cat was definitely the most interesting aspect of a very mundane goalless draw so we are inviting to punters to speculate on the creature involved next time it happens’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Dog 6/4
Fox 5/2
Cat 5/1
Squirrel 7/1
Rabbit/Hare 8/1
Rat 12/1
Horse 25/1
Duck 33/1
Sheep 50/1
Deer 66/1
Mole 100/1
Snake 200/1
Crocodile 1000/1
Big cat (Lion/Tiger/Puma etc) 1000/1
Others on request. (Birds do not count).

HOW MANY MORE PREM GOALS WILL TORRES SCORE THIS SEASON?

William Hill offer 13/8 that Fernando Torres will score four or more goals between now and the end of the Premier League season, and also offer 3/1 that he scores three; 4/1 two; 5/1 one and 11/2 none at all.

WHERE WILL NEWCASTLE FINISH?

DESPTE currently challenging for a Champions League place, Newcastle are odds on with William Hill to finish between 7th and 10th in the Premier League.

WHERE WILL NEWCASTLE FINISH?…….1ST – 500/1; 2nd-4th – 12/1; 5th – 5/1; 6th- 9/4; 7-10th – 8/13; bottom half – 9/2.

CAN BA WIN PFA AWARD?

SILVA MEDAL?

William Hill make Newcastle striker Demba Ba a 16/1 chance to win the PFA Player of the Year Award – for which Man City’s David Silva has been installed 2/1 favourite ahead of Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie at 5/2.

William Hill– PFA PLAYER OF YEAR: 2/1 David Silva, 5/1 Robin van Persie, 7/1 Gareth Bale, 12/1 Yaya Toure, 16/1 Demba Ba, 16/1 Joe Hart, 16/1 Vincent Kompany, 16/1 Wayne Rooney, 20/1 Luka Modric, 20/1 Scott Parker, 20/1 Sergio Aguero, 33/1 Sessegnon, , 40/1 Daniel Sturridge, 40/1 Ashley Young, 40/1 Rafael van der Vaart, 40/1 Juan Mata, 50/1 Clint Dempsey, 50/1 Aaron Ramsey, 50/1 Luis Suarez, 50/1 Nani, 66/1 Ashley Cole, 66/1 Leighton Baines, 66/1 Ramires, 66/1 Aiyegbeni Yakubu
1/5 the odds 1,2,3.Others on request.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.
Twitter- @sharpeangle

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M: 07803 233702
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William Hill Weekend Specials…………………………………..

William Hill WEEKEND SPECIALS…………………………………..

TEVEZ – WILL HE STAY OR WILL HE GO?

William Hill offer odds of 6/4 that Tevez will still be a Man City player when the January transfer window closes, 1/ 2 that he will have left the club by then. ‘Although Tevez is completely out of favour at the moment he remains a valuable commodity and any injury crisis could suddenly put him back in the first team reckoning’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

SILVA FOR PFA AWARD?…….David Silva is 7/4 favourite with William Hill to win the PFA Player of the Year Award. Hills also offer 7/2 Rooney; 13/2 Aguero; 10 RVP/Suarez; 16 Balotelli; Mata; Young.

NEXT BOSS TO GO…4/6 Kean; 15/8 Bruce; 6 McCarthy; 9 Coyle; 16 Warnock; Jol.

WHO CAN BEAT CITY?

William Hill are betting on when Manchester City will be beaten fr the first time in the Premier League and offer 2/1 that it wll be against Liverpool; 7/2 Chelsea; 15/2 QPR; 8/1 Newcastle; 12/1 Wolves; 25/1 Norwich; 7/4 none of these.
City are 10/1 to remain undefeated all season in the Prem – and 8/11 to finish higher than rivals United who are Evens to do vice versa.

STILL GOALS GALORE AT CITY?

AFTER battering Wolves 2-5 in the Carling Cup, Man City are 66/1 with Hills to beat them by the same score in their Prem game this weekend. Hills are betting on how many goals City will score in the game and offer 10/1 NONE; 9/2 ONE; 13/5 TWO; 3/1 THREE; 7/4 FOUR OR MORE.
City are 8/13 to score in both halves with Hills who offer 11/2 that there will be six or more goals scored in total in the game.
City are 11/2 with Hills to be the highest Prem scorers over the weekend and the game against Wolves is 9/2 to be the highest scoring match of the weekend in the Premier League

CITY TO SET NEW PREM SCORING RECORD OF 104+ GOALS – 11/10….4/6 not to.

CITY to score 100 Prem goals – 5/6 yes; 5/6 no.

LAST UNBEATEN PREM TEAM (number of games from start of season)….1/10 City; 11/2 Newcastle.

William Hill PREM TITLE ODDS….11/10 Man C; 15/8 Man Utd; 4 Chelsea; 40 Liverpool; 50 Arsenal; Spurs.

Top 4 finish….11/10 Spurs; 5/4 Liverpool; 2/1 Arsenal; 20/1 Newcastle; 33/1 Everton.

Relegation…….4/6 Wigan (11/10 stay up); 5/6 Swansea (5/6); 10/11 Blackburn (4/5); 15/8 Wolves; 2/1 Norwich; 5/2 QPR; 5/2 Bolton

Prem top scorer….2/1 Rooney; 9/4 Aguero; 11/2 RVP; Dzeko; 16 Hernandez; Suarez; Balotelli; 20 Torres

William Hill WEEKEND PREM SPECIALS….

HIGHEST SCORING MATCH

Man City v Wolves 9/2
Chelsea v Arsenal 6/1
Tottenham v QPR 6/1
Everton v Man Utd 15/2
Norwich v Blackburn 8/1
Swansea v Bolton 9/1
West Brom v Liverpool 9/1
Sunderland v Aston Villa 10/1
Wigan v Fulham 11/1
Stoke v Newcastle 14/1

E/W 1/5 1-2-3

HIGHEST SCORING TEAM

Man City 11/2
Tottenham 15/2
Chelsea 10/1
Man Utd 11/1
Swansea 14/1
Norwich 14/1
Liverpool 14/1
Sunderland 16/1
Stoke 16/1
Fulham 18/1
Wigan 20/1
Bolton 22/1
West Brom 22/1
Aston Villa 22/1
Blackburn 22/1
Arsenal 25/1
Everton 25/1
Newcastle 28/1
QPR 40/1
Wolves 125/1

E/W 1/4 1-2-3-4

FASTEST SCORING TEAM

Man City 8/1
Chelsea 10/1
Tottenham 10/1
Man Utd 11/1
Swansea 14/1
Sunderland 14/1
Stoke 14/1
Norwich 14/1
Liverpool 14/1
Fulham 16/1
Arsenal 18/1
Wigan 18/1
Everton 18/1
Bolton 18/1
West Brom 18/1
Aston Villa 18/1
Blackburn 18/1
Newcastle 20/1
QPR 25/1
Wolves 40/1

E/W 1/4 1-2-3-4

RED CARDS

None 5/1
One 7/4
Two 15/8
Three 4/1
Four or more 10/1

HAT-TRICK SCORED?

Yes 3/1
No 2/9

11/10 RI-NO FERDINAND ?

William Hill are offering 11/10 that Rio Ferdinand will be left out of Manchester United’s starting line up for the Premier League game against Everton this weekend. ‘There may well be one or two casualties from the City mauling, and Rio could be the highest profile absentee’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe. He is, though, 4/6 to start the game.
Hills make David de Gea, beaten six times in that match, 2/7 to retain his place, 5/2 to be dropped.

Graham Sharpe,
Media Relations Director.

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