Pardew Loses His Rag And Loses Punters Their Red Card Dough

Alan Pardew became the first Premier League manager sent to the stands and not one William Hill punter backed the Newcastle boss to see red which was offered at 16/1. The most popular selection was 6/1 favourite, Mark Hughes, who, despite his sides poor performance and the warm summer weather managed to remain relatively cool.

Mark Hughes is now the 10/1 favourite to be the next manager to be sent to the stands with David Moyes and Paul Lambert 11/1. Pardew has been cut slightly after his indiscretion to 14/1.

“Alan Pardew’s momentary loss of control will have everyone talking although the odds would suggest that he may well have learnt his lesson,” said Hill’ spokesman Joe Crilly.

Jermain Defoe scored for Spurs, but it was not enough to save his Spurs side from defeat and William Hill offer 11/8 that Emmanuel Adebayor arrives at Spurs before the end of the transfer window.

Next manager to be sent to the stands: 10/1 Mark Hughes; 11/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Paul Lambert; 12/1 Adre Villas Boas; 12/1 Martin O’Neill; 12/1 Roberto Mancini; 12/1 Sam Allardyce; 12/1 Tony Pulis; 12/1Arsene Wenger; 14/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 16/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Nigel Adkins; 16/1 Steve Clarke; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Brian McDermott; 20/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 20/1 Alex Ferguson; 25/1 Roberto Martinez

Jermain Defoe Premier League goals: 9/4 1-6; 6/4 7-12; 13/8 13-18; 10/1 19 or more

Adebayor to sign for Spurs before the end of the transfer window: 11/8 yes; 8/15 no

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Spain And Croatia Say No-no To Two-two

After topping Group C, William Hill make Spain the 2/1 favourites to win the Euros for the second time in a row, while Italy, who finished second in the group, are 10/1. The 2-2 draw that was tentatively predicted pre match never materialised and Spain can now look forward to a potential match up with England in the quarter finals. England look likely to finish in second in group D, with Hills offering 11/10 that they do so and 2/1 that they win it.

“There were some who thought that Spain and Croatia would play out a 2-2 draw to ensure they both qualified, so much so that we were forced to offer that result at 4/1, although, by the time kick off arrived, we were out to 8/1 about it and I think our punters realised that there was no reason to believe that the match would be played in anything but the right spirit,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “And right they were.”

Giovanni Trapattoni has only just signed a new contract as Ireland manager, but his reign could come to an end after the country’s poor showing at Euro 2012 and William Hill make Mick McCarthy the 5/1 favourite to become the next boss, with new Norwich manager, Chris Hughton, 9/1 second favourite.

Euro 2012 Outright: 2/1 Spain; 9/4 Germany; 13/2 Portugal; 7/1 France; 10/1 Italy; 12/1 England; 33/1 Czech Republic; 50/1 Greece; 100/1 Ukraine

Next Republic of Ireland manager: 5/1 Mick McCarthy; 9/1 Chris Hughton; 10/1 Marco Tardelli; 10/1 David O’Leary; 12/1 Brian McDerott; 16/1 Martin O’Neill; 20/1 Liam Brady; 20/1 Pat Fenlon; 20/1 Johnny Giles; 20/1 Noel King; 25/1 BAR

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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

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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

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Pardew 20/1 To Retain Manager Of Year Title


ROBERTO MANCINI is 7/2 favourite with William Hill to be voted LMA Manager of the Year next season, the honour won this season by Alan Pardew, who
is 20/1 to retain it. ‘Winning the title doesn’t necessarilly mean Manager of the Year follows – being popular with your fellow bosses seems to be an important factor alongside trophies’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.


Roberto Mancini7/2
Alex Ferguson5/1
Next Permanent Chelsea Manager9/1
Next Permanent Liverpool Manager10/1
Arsene Wenger12/1
Roberto Martinez14/1
Next Permanent Aston Villa Manager14/1
Harry Redknapp16/1
David Moyes16/1
Paul Lambert16/1
Mark Hughes16/1
Alan Pardew20/1
Martin O’Neill 20/1
Nigel Adkins20/1
Martin Jol25/1
Brendan Rodgers25/1
Brian McDermott25/1
Sam Allardyce25/1
Tony Pulis33/1
Ian Holloway33/1
Next Permanent WBA Manager40/1
Others on request……

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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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Martinez 5/2 To Take The Crown From King Kenny

It appears likely that Kenny Dalglish will step down as manager of Liverpool today and William Hill make in-demand Wigan boss, Roberto Martinez, the 5/2 favourite to be the next boss at Anfield. Dalglish’s number two, Steve Clarke is 4/1 with Hills who also offer 5/1 Benitez, 7/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Martin O’Neill, 14/1 Andre Villas Boas and 16/1 about both Mourinho and Carlos Ancelotti.

“Despite his second stint in charge of Liverpool not quite being as successful as his first, he still remains a legend in Liverpool and his boots will be very big ones to fill,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Next Liverpool Manager: 5/2 Roberto Martinez; 4/1 Steve Clarke; 5/1 Rafael Benitez; 7/1 Brendan Rodgers; 12/1 Martin O’Neill; 14/1 Andre Villas-Boas; 16/1 Jose Mourinho; 16/1 Carlo Ancelotti; 20/1 Didier Deschamps; 20/1 Marcello Lippi; 20/1 Jurgen Klinsmann; 20/1 Paul Lambert; 25/1 BAR


John Ruddy, the Norwich City goalkeeper, has been backed in from 5/1 to 1/5 to make the England squad with Scott Carson’s price going the other way from 10/11 to 2/1 and David Stockdale’s going from 10/11 to 4/1.

“John Ruddy had a fantastic season, at some points singlehandedly keeping Norwich in matches and there has been quite a clamour in the last 24 hours to back him for a deserved England call up,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

With Scott Parker struggling with injury, William Hill have also cut his odds of not going to the Euros from 12/1 to 7/2. Paul Scholes could be the man to profit if Scott Parker does not make the squad, with Hills making him 6/4 for a sensational return to the England fold (1/2 he is not). Regardless of whether he makes the England squad, Scholes is 5/2 to start the game against France at the Euros (he is 2/7 not to).


Manchester City have earmarked Robin van Persie as their number one summer target and William Hill offer 8/11 that the current Premier League Player of the Year has left Arsenal by the start of next season (Even money he is still there).

William Hill are offering 6/4 that Joey Barton’s ban, stemming from his incredible lack of self control against Manchester City, is 12 or more games (1/2 it is shorter).

“We were originally offering 5/6 that Joey’s ban would be shorter than eight games, but that was backed off the boards and so we had to bump up the number of games to 12,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

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Hodgson Fancied For England: Will Gerrard Miss Out On Captaincy?

Roy Hodgson is the 1/8 favourite to get the England job with William Hill after news emerged that the West Brom manager had been approached by the FA. Having been as short as 1/4 on Saturday, Harry Redknapp is out to 9/2 with current interim manager Stuart Pearce 25/1.

“The FA have announced that Hodgson is the first man that they want to speak to, but whether this is an indication that he is first choice is uncertain,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “All those that think Harry is still the man for the job, now have the opportunity to back him at odds against.”

After his missed penalty against Blackburn signalled the end for Hodgson, Hills have pushed out the price of Steven Gerrard wearing the captain’s armband for England’s first Euros game from 5/4 to 11/8, while Scott Parker is in from 5/4 to 6/5. Joe Hart is the 7/1 third favourite.

Carlos Tevez has announced that he would love to stay at Manchester City for the foreseeable future and Hills have cut his odds of staying until at least next season from 6/4 to 1/20.

England Captain for Euro 2012 Game vs France: 6/5 Scott Parker; 11/8 Steven Gerrard; 7/1 Joe Hart; 12/1 Frank Lampard; 33/1 Rio Ferdinand; 33/1 Ashley Cole; 33/1 Gareth Barry
*If captain for this game is John Terry then all bets void

Next permanent England manager: 1/8 Roy Hodgson; 9/2 Harry Redknapp; 25/1 Stuart Pearce; 25/1 Martin O’Neill; 33/1 Alan {ardew; 33/1 Guus Hiddink; 33/1 Rafa Benitez; 40/1 Pep Guardiola; 50/1 BAR

When Will England next lose: 11/4 Norway; 3/1 Belgium; 4/1 France; 7/1 Sweden; 10/1 Ukraine; 5/2 unbeaten for these games

Who Will Start Englands First Euro 2012 Game vs France?

Kyle Walker (Yes) 11/10
Kyle Walker (No) 4/6
Frank Lampard (Yes) 5/4
Frank Lampard (No) 4/7
Ashley Young (Yes) 4/7
Ashley Young (No) 5/4
Danny Welbeck (Yes) 5/6
Danny Welbeck (No) 5/6
James Milner (Yes) 2/1
James Milner (No) 4/11
Daniel Sturridge (Yes) 11/10
Daniel Sturridge (No) 4/6

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8/13 For London To Come Out On Top In Fa Cup…1/6 To Do So In Champions League

Tottenham booked their place in the FA Cup semi finals and William Hill make them 5/6 qualify at the expense of Chelsea (who are the same price) and 9/4 joint favourites of three (with Chelsea and Liverpool) to lift the trophy. The other semi final is an all Merseyside affair and Hills make Everton 6/4 to qualify for the final (Liverpool 1/2) and 7/2 outsiders to lift the trophy. It is 6/5 for a Merseyside team to lift the trophy and 8/13 for a London side to do so.

“With Sunderland and Bolton bowing out tonight, the FA Cup has become a tale of two cities and the odds suggest that London will come out on top,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

In the Champions League, Chelsea won in Portugal against Benfica and William Hill are offering 1/6 that they now progress to the next round of the tournament. They are 8/1 to win the Champions League although Barcelona and Real Madrid remain some way ahead in the betting at 5/4 and 15/8 respectively. Roberto Di Matteo’s team selection was somewhat derided before kickoff but did the job and Hills make him 11/4 to become the next permanent Blues boss.

Champions League Outright: 5/4 Barcelona; 15/8 Real Madrid; 6/1 Bayern Munich; 8/1 Chelsea; 14/1 AC Milan; 66/1 Marseille; 80/1 Benfica; 1000/1 APOEL

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

Chelsea Stage Of Elimination – Champions League

Quarters 7/2
Semis 1/2
Runners Up 6/1
Winners 8/1

Chelsea v Benfica – To Qualify

Chelsea 1/6
Benfica 7/2

Next Chelsea Manager

Jose Mourinho 9/4
Roberto Di Matteo 11/4
Pep Guardiola 5/1
Laurent Blanc 6/1
Joachim Low 8/1
Rafael Benitez 8/1
David Moyes 10/1
Fabio Capello 11/1
Guus Hiddink 20/1
Luciano Spalletti 20/1
Bert van Marwijk 25/1
Brendan Rogers 25/1
Didier Deschamps 25/1
Frank Rijkaard 25/1
Gus Poyet 25/1
Harry Redknapp 25/1
Martin O’Neill 25/1
Paul Lambert 33/1
Marco Van Basten 33/1

Liverpool v Everton – To Qualify

Liverpool 1/2
Everton 6/4

Chelsea v Tottenham – To Qualify

Chelsea 5/6
Tottenham 5/6

To Lift The FA CUP

Any London Team 8/13
Any Merseyside Team 6/5

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