Football By Joe Crilly

Will Crouchy Reprise The Robot? Bravo To Be Beaten Early Doors Again?

Peter Crouch will take to the pitch against Manchester United, he will do so with his 100th Premier League goal just one away. William Hill are offering 10/3 that he scores against United and celebrates with his robot dance.


Stoke come up against a United side who have just sold their number 7, Memphis Depay, leaving the famous shirt vacant. William Hill make Antoine Griezmann and Henrikh Mkhitaryan joint 4/1 favourites to be handed the number by 2nd September.


Manchester City are not having the best of times and much criticism has been directed at Claudio Bravo since he came in to the club at the expense of Joe Hart. It is Even money, however, that Bravo starts Manchester City’s first game of next season between the sticks with Joe Hart 9/2.


Bravo has also conceded the first shot against him four times in the last seven games and it is 10/3 that he does so again against Tottenham on Saturday afternoon.  


Will Manchester City concede from the first shot they face vs Tottenham: 1/5 no; 10/3 yes


Who will start Manchester City’s first game of 2017/18 season in goal: 1/1 Claudio Bravo; 2/1 any other; 9/2 Joe Hart; 10/1 Willy Caballero; 20/1 Angus Gunn


Peter Crouch to score his 100th Premier League goal against Manchester United and celebrate with the robot dance: 10/3


Who will be Manchester United’s number 7 on the 2nd September 2017: 4/1 Antoine Griezmann; 4/1 Henrikh Mkhitaryan; 10/1 James Rodriguez; 12/1 Juan Mata; 12/1 Paul Pogba; 16/1 Cristiano Ronaldo; 16/1 Jese; 16/1 Neymar; 20/1 Gareth Bela; 25/1 Paulo Dybala