Will Capello bring Terry back as skipper?
WITH Fabio Capello said to be considering returning the England captaincy to John Terry, William Hill have made the Chelsea player 7/4 joint second favourite to wear the armband when England kick off in their forthcoming Euro qualifier against Wales.
Hills make Rio Ferdinand 13/8 favourite to start as skipper, with Frank Lampard also offered at 7/4 and Wayne Rooney 16/1.
'Capello is risking a backlash from fans of he hands the armband back to Terry, particularly if Ferdinand is fit to play' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
England Captain v Wales
Others on request.
Arry is (Red) nap for England job
William Hill make Harry Redknapp 6/4 favourite to succeed Fabio Capello as permanent England manager following his feat in becoming the first English manager to guide a side into the Champions League quarter-finals.
'There appears to be no legitimate footballing reason for not emoplying Harry Redknapp as the next England boss and it would undoubtedly be a popular choice with the majority of the public' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Next permanent England manager:
6/4 Harry Redknapp; 6/1 Martin O'Neill; 6/1 Stuart Pearce; 8/1 Gareth Southgate; 9/1 Roy Hodgson; 10/1 Sam Allardyce; 14/1 Steve Bruce; 16/1 Guus Hiddink; 20/1 David Beckham; Alan Shearer; Glenn Hoddle; Ian Holloway; Mark Hughes; Jose Mourinho; Arsene Wenger.
The next England manager to be English:
LMA Manager of the Year:
Ian Holloway 13/8; Sir Alex Ferguson 5/2; Harry Redknapp 7/2; Carlo Ancellotti 5/1; Arsene Wenger 8/1; Roberto Mancini 12/1; Alex McLeish 16/1; Mick McCarthy 16/1; Owen Coyle 25/1; Steve Bruce 25/1; Kenny Dalglish 33/1; David Moyes 33/1; Mark Hughes 40/1; Tony Pulis 50/1; Avram Grant 66/1; Steve Kean 66/1; Roberto Martinez 66/1; Alan Pardew 66/1; Roy Hodgson 66/1; Gerard Houllier 80/1.
Houllier in for long term?
Following reports of a player bust-up at Aston Villa, William Hill offer 9/2 that Houllier will cease to be Villa manager by the first day of next season, 1/8 that he will still be there then.
'Houllier has had a tempestuous time of things to say the least since taking over at Villa Park' said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.
Sunday FA Cup action
One of the 4 teams in Sunday's quarters to win the FA Cup: Evens
Two winners of Sunday's ties to meet in the Final 4/1
Hills make Stoke 8/13 to go through against West Ham who are 6/5 to progress; with Man City 1/7 to knock out 4/1 shots Reading. In this match Hills offer 9/4 that for the fourth successive game between these sides a goal will be scored in the 88th minute or later.
Match with most goals
Man City v Reading 5/6
Stoke v West Ham 6/4
Fastest Scoring Team
Man City 6/4
West Ham 11/4