100/1 Liverpool Red Sox?!
With Liverpool's proposed takeover apparently imminent, William Hill are betting on whether the takeover will be formally approved by the end of this month, and have opened a book on what may happen to the club as a result.
'The Liverpool soap-opera would rival Coronation Street for plot twists and you couldn't entirely rule out a change of name for the club to 'Redsox' should they end up under the same umbrella ownership as the Bostonians of that name!' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Will the proposed takeover of Liverpool FC by NESV be formally approved by LFC board, Tom Hicks/George Gillett and RBS by 31st October 2010? 5/6 yes, 5/6 no
Liverpool FC to formally change their name to the Liverpool Redsox by the end of 2010 100/1
Liverpool FC to be playing in a new purpose built stadium by the first day of 2012-13 Premiership season 4/1 yes, 1/7 no
Roy Hodgson still boss on first day of next season? 8/11 yes...Evens no
Fernando Torres to be sold in the January 2011 transfer window (loans do not count) 3/1 yes, 2/9 no
Steven Gerrard to be sold in the January 2011 transfer window (loans do not count) 10/1 yes, 1/33 no