Paddy’s evening feed
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John Terry has been found NOT GUILTY at Court No. 1 of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand. Paddy Power make him 8/1 to be captain for England’s first World Cup qualifier against Moldova in September and 4/1 to be captain in England’s first World Cup final game in Brazil in 2014. He’s also 50/1 to be the PFA Player of the Year in 2012/13 and 250/1 to win Sports Personality of the Year.
Rangers will be visiting the hallowed grounds of Montrose and Clyde next season as they face life in the Scottish Division 3. After the SFL made their decision Paddy Power immediately went 11/4 that Celtic go through the 2012/13 league campaign unbeaten and 1/5 they win the next five SPL titles.
Punters are getting stuck into the Nottingham Forest manager’s vacancy with Glen Hoddle at odds-on but solid support for former Forest favourite Roy Keane.
Liverpool have reportedly agreed a £10m fee for Roma striker Fabio Borini and the player has arrived at Anfield to complete a medical. Brendan Rodgers old pal from Swansea is his first major signing at the club and could signal Andy Carroll’s exit.
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Amir Khan has vowed to knock-out Danny Garcia after the Mexican’s dad gave a heated speech ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Las Vegas. After mocking Khan’s heritage and mimicking the Bolton fighter’s punches, Khan took to the stage and promised that it would be lights out for Garcia tomorrow.
The bad-blood between David Haye and Dereck Chisora continued with Haye mocking ‘Delboy’s’ weight and promising to ‘punish him’. The hype around that grudge match is picking up pace and Chisora has been sporting Paddy power lucky pants to help his cause!
Paddy also has a huge Money-Back Special if either fight ends within three rounds!
The French horse Giofra won the big Group One at Newmarket this afternoon after finishing strongly to hold off Frankie Dettori on Elusive Kate. Now all eyes turn to the July Cup on Saturday afternoon where the favourite Bated Breath is praying the rain holds off. Society Rock has won on soft ground before so it would be no surprise to see him backed if the heavens open again tonight.
Elsewhere today Champion trainer Richard Hannon bagged a treble at Newbury. Master of War did the business at 7/2 after Amberley Heights and Montiridge won the opening two races. The Hannon treble paid a stunning 60/1.
Argentinian Ricardo Gonzalez hit a stunning round of eight-under to move one shot off the lead at the Scottish Open in Aberdeen. After his record-breaking day yesterday Francesco Molinari shot a less spectacular two-under which is still enough to keep him top of the leader board alongside Alexander Noren on -12.
In the States, Troy Matterson carded a 61 to lead the John Deere Classic on 10-under-par ahead of round two later. Reigning three-time winner Steve Stricker is three shots back in joint third.
Tour de France
David Millar outsprinted Jean-Christopher Peraud to win the 226km 12th stage of the Tour de France, making it 4 stage wins for British riders in this year’s race. The Scot adding to wins for Team Sky trio Bradley Wiggins, Mark Cavendish and Mark Froome.
Bradley Wiggins remains the overall leader, leading team-mate Mark Froome by 2mins 5secs.