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Beckham And Ennis-Hill Missed Off New Year’s Honours List

There were a few big sporting names missing off the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list but with a big year ahead including the Olympics, Euros and Ryder Cup, William Hill are looking at who could potentially become a Sir or a Dame in the next 12 months. David Beckham is a 4/1 shot ahead of Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah and Andy Murray all 5/1. Roy Hodgson is 12/1, Chris Froome 20/1 and Darren Clarke 50/1.

“We have a huge sporting year ahead of us and there could be a few names (perhaps missing off this year’s list) that will feature in the next 12 months,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly. 

To become a Sir or Dame in either the 2016 Birthday Honours List or the 2017 New Year’s Honours List: 

4/1         David Beckham

5/1         Jessica Ennis Hill

5/1         Mo Farah

5/1         Andy Murray

12/1       Roy Hodgson

20/1       Chris Froome

50/1       Darren Clarke


Specials for 2016

Football 2016:

11/10     Daniel Sturridge to play the full 90 minutes of 10 consecutive (competitive) games for Liverpool

6/5         Any player to score 10 or more goals (excl. penalty shootouts) at Euro 2016

5/4         A goal to be scored in the first 60 seconds of any Euro 2016 match

5/4         A transfer fee of £100m or more to be paid for any player

5/4         Top scorer at Euro 2016 to be from the winning country

6/4         Gareth Bale to score more goals than Wayne Rooney at Euro 2016

6/4         Gareth Bale to play in the Premier League

6/4         A footballer to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016

7/4         A goalkeeper to score in a Premier League match

7/4         Jamie Vardy to start England’s first game of Euro 2016

2/1         Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United

2/1         Gareth Bale to score all of Wales’ goals at Euro 2016

2/1         Ronaldo to play in the Premier League

2/1         A British born player to join Real Madrid

2/1         Lots to be used to decide a group placing during Euro 2016

5/2         English winner of the Europa League

3/1         Ryan Giggs to be appointed permanent manager of any club

3/1         Qatar to be stripped of the 2022 World Cup

3/1         Steven Gerrard to play in the Premier League

3/1         One or more of Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Gary Neville or Phil Neville to start a competitive match for Salford City

7/2         Any of England, Wales, N. Ireland or Rep. Ireland to reach the final of Euro 2016

7/2         Lionel Messi to play in the Premier League

7/2         Real Madrid to score 10 or more goals in a match in La Liga

7/2         Barcelona to score 10 or more goals in a match in La Liga

4/1         English Premier League to be decided by goal difference

4/1         Announcement that a Premier League match will be played outside of the UK

4/1         A female to referee a Premier League or Football League match

5/1         Jose Mourinho to NOT manage any team in a competitive fixture

5/1         England to get nine points in the group stages of Euro 2016

5/1         English winner of the Champions League

5/1         Arsene Wenger to no longer be Arsenal manager

5/1         Announcement that standing is to be allowed at Premier League stadia

5/1         Any team to win both the FA Cup and the Premier League

5/1         Red card to be shown in the Euro 2016 final

5/1         FA Cup final to be decided on penalties

5/1         Euro 2016 final to be decided on penalties

6/1         An uncapped player (at the time of squad announcement) to be named in England’s Euro 2016 squad

7/1         English team to win the UEFA Super Cup

8/1         Non Premier League team to win the FA Cup

8/1         Any player to score six or more in a single Premier League match

8/1         Any current or former professional footballer to win I’m A Celebrity

10/1       Harry Redknapp to manage a Premier League team

10/1       Paul Scholes to appointed permanent manager of Salford City

10/1       A hat trick to be scored in the final of Euro 2016

10/1       Any current or former professional footballer to win Strictly Come Dancing

10/1       Any Premier League based player to win the Ballon d’Or

10/1       English side to win the Club World Championship

12/1       England to finish bottom of Group B at Euro 2016

12/1       Gary Neville to manage England in a competitive match

12/1       Any Wales, Rep Ireland or N Ireland player to be named in the Euro 2016 team of the tournament

14/1       Any team to score 10 or more goals in an English Premier League game

14/1       Roy Keane to manage a Premier League side

14/1       All four of England, Wales, N. Ireland and Rep. Ireland to qualify from their Euro 2016 groups

16/1       France to be knocked out of Euro 2016 in the group stages

16/1       Gareth Bale to be player of the tournament at Euro 2016

16/1       All English Europa League final

16/1       Manchester United and Manchester City to meet in the FA Cup final

16/1       Any Premier League side to win 15 consecutive matches

16/1       Any England player to be top scorer at Euro 2016

16/1       Youngest Premier League goalscorer record to be broken (16y 271d)

20/1       Russia to be stripped of the 2018 World Cup

20/1       Arsenal and Tottenham to meet in the FA Cup final

20/1       Mike Ashley to sell all of his stake in Newcastle United

25/1       Claudio Ranieri, Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez to all leave Leicester City

25/1       Sir Alex Ferguson to manage any professional football team in a competitive match

25/1       Liverpool and Everton to meet in the FA Cup final

25/1       Ronaldo or Messi to announce their retirement from football

25/1       Roman Abramovich to sell all of his stake in Chelsea

25/1       Sheikh Mansour to sell all of his stake in Manchester City

25/1       The Glazer family to sell all of their stake in Manchester United

33/1       Celtic or Rangers to announce they are leaving Scottish football

33/1       Roy Keane to leave the Rep. Ireland camp due to a dispute before they are knocked out of Euro 2016

33/1       Brooklyn Beckham to play in the Premier League

33/1       England fail to score a goal during Euro 2016

40/1       A Premier League team to go through the 2016 calendar year unbeaten

50/1       All English Champions League final

50/1       English FA to announce a boycott of either the 2018 or 2022 World Cups

50/1       No Premier League manager to leave their job

50/1       Any Premier League side to change their name

50/1       All Premier League managers to have changed between Jan 1st 2016 and December 31st 2016

100/1     English Premier League to be decided by a playoff

100/1     Any Premier League match to be abandoned due to too many red cards

100/1     All three of Bournemouth, Watford AND Norwich to be relegated from the Premier League

100/1     All three Football League playoffs to be decided on penalties



13/2 Andy Murray, 7/1 Jessica Ennis-Hill, 10/1 Lewis Hamilton, 12/1 Katarina Johnson-Thompson, 14/1 Rory Mcllroy, 20/1 Mo Farah, 20/1 Anthony Joshua, 20/1 Wayne Rooney, 25/1 Laura Trott, 25/1 Sir Bradley Wiggins, 33/1 Adam Peaty, 33/1 Amir Khan, 33/1 Chris Froome, 33/1 Dina Asher-Smith, 40/1 Greg Rutherford,  40/1 Harry Kane, 40/1 Tom Daley, 40/1 Joe Root, 40/1 Raheem Sterling, 40/1 Tyson Fury, 50/1 Gareth Bale, 50/1 Joe Hart, 50/1 Justin Rose, 50/1 Nicola Adams


Ryder Cup: Evens United States, Evens Europe, 10/1 Tie

Race To Dubai: 10/11 Rory Mcllroy, 7/1 H Stenson, 12/1 J Rose, 16/1 B Grace, 16/1 P Reed

Mcllroy Major Wins: 5/6 None, 11/8 One, 13/2 Two, 20/1 Three, 150/1 Four

To Win A Major In 2016: 11/8 Mcllroy, 6/4 Spieth, 2/1 Day, 9/2 Fowler, 6/1 Bubba Watson, 6/1 Dustin Johnson, 6/1 Rose, 8/1 Scott, 8/1 Stenson, 14/1 Mickelson, 14/1 Woods


Boxing 2016

Potential bouts:

2/9 Lee Selby; 3/1 Josh Warrington; 25/1 draw

4/9 Anthony Joshua; 7/4 David Haye; 25/1 draw

21/10 Badou Jack; 4/11 James DeGale; 22/1 draw

1/12 Anthony Joshua; 6/1 Dereck Chisora; 33/1 draw

8/11 Anthony Joshua; 1/1 Tyson Fury; 33/1 draw

8/11 Tyson Fury; 11/10 Deontay Wilder; 25/1 draw

6/5 Kell Brook; 4/6 Amir Khan; 22/1 draw

3/1 Manny Pacquiao; 1/4 Floyd Mayweather; 25/1 draw

11/10 Tyson Fury; 8/11 Wladimir Klitschko; 25/1 draw


Cricket 2016:

1/2         Any England player to score a Test Match Double Century (6/4 not to)

6/4         Joe Root to be England’s highest Test runscorer in 2016 Tests

5/2         James Anderson to be England’s highest Test wicket-taker in 2016 Tests

4/1         England to take a wicket with the first ball of a Test innings (1st innings only)

5/1         Individual World Record Test innings score (401) to be broken

6/1         Any team to beat the World record Test Match chase of 418 in the fourth innings

6/1         Any team to win the County Championship (any div) and T20 Blast

13/2       England to win the T20 World Cup

9/1         Any England player to score a Test Match Hat-Trick

14/1       Any England player to score a Test Match Triple Century

14/1       England to win all four Test Series in 2016 (SL, PAK, BAN, IND)

20/1       Any batsman to hit 6 sixes off an Over in an international match

33/1       Kevin Pietersen to play for England in an international match (Test, T20 or ODI)

100/1     Any England bowler to take 10 wickets in an innings of an international match


Murray 2016 Grand Slams: 8/13 none; 13/8 one; 9/1 two; 50/1 three; 250/1 four


Nadal 2016 Grand Slams: 4/11 none; 2/1 one; 20/1 two; 100/1 three; 500/1 four


Djokovic 2016 Grand Slams: 7/1 none; 5/2 one; 13/8 two; 3/1 three; 8/1 four


Federer 2016 Grand Slams: 4/11 none; 2/1 one; 20/1 two; 100/1 three; 500/1 four


S Williams 2016 Grand Slams: 5/2 none; 6/4 one; 12/5 two; 7/1 three; 20/1 four