After a summer of relative tranquility, where only the visit of Australian cricketers or a meeting of 16 peculiar people in a house could arouse our interest, the return of the Premiership is set to awaken us from our betting slumber.
The bookmakers have created a colossal amount of markets for the new season, including which manager will be the first to leave his post, which player will receive the most bookings, and for the more adventurous, which team will win the title.
To discover everything you need to know about your team’s chances for the new season, and preview the mountain of specials on offer, read on.
Winners 10/3 @ Bet Direct
Relegation 10,000/1 @ Sporting Odds
Season Special – Arsenal to finish above Chelsea 5/4 @ Super Soccer
Player Special – Henry to win the Golden Boot 9/4 @ BET 365
The sale of Vieira was the shock of the summer, but if Wenger can remain unruffled after throwing a Paddy, we must take the hint that he’s happy with the abundance of talent at the club. The Premiership’s most consistent team of recent years are Gunner regain their title.
Winners 500/1 @ Sporting Odds
Relegation 25/1 @ Totesport
Season Special – Villa to finish above Birmingham 4/5 @ Super Soccer
Player Special – Angel to score more than Forssell 10/11 @ Super Soccer
O’Leary has added real quality to the Villa squad; Kevin Phillips is a fantastic signing for £750,000, Stuart Taylor looks the part and he’s managed to get his hands on a free Berger. European football? It’s coming to a Holte.
Winners 700/1 @ Sporting Odds
Relegation 16/1 @ UK Betting
Season Special – Birmingham to finish above Villa 11/10 @ BET 365
Player Special – Forssell to score more than Angel 4/5 @ Super Soccer
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