Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Aston Villa lose 1-7 at Chelsea, and now might lose their manager?
Villa were thumped 1-7 at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea at the weekend to leave their bid for Champions League qualification hanging by a thread ... and punters are piling in on manager Martin O'Neill departing.
Hills spokesman Graham Sharpe said "We took a number of bets in branches not a million miles from Villa Park, with one punter asking for, but not getting, a £500 bet, followed by other requests for three figure bets," said .
Sharpe continued "As a cautionary move - we cut the odds, initially from 66/1 to 20/1 and when that didn't stop the bets, to 7/1."
Interesting, it seems to be suggested that O'Neill might jump rather than being pushed, as Hill also revealed "We have also received enquiries for O'Neill to be the next Liverpool manager."