There’s as much chance of John Terry becoming Pope as there is of Celtic qualifying for the next round of the Champions League. The Hoops suffered a 3-0 defeat to Juventus at Celtic Park and they have a mountain to climb in the second leg in Turin.
Tonight is being dubbed ‘The Perfect Match’ by Sky Sports as Manchester United take on Real Madrid. Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are 4/1 to come away from the Bernabeu with an away win with Real Madrid the odds-on favourites at 4/6. The draw is 3/1 with both teams hoping to have an advantage to take to Old Trafford.
If Manchester United win the match, Paddy Power will refund all losing single first goalscorer, last goalscorer, correct score and scorecast bets.
Today’s racing comes from Musselburgh, Lingfield, Southwell, Kempton and Thurles. But with rain forecast there will be a couple of inspections this morning so you can keep up to date with all today’s racing information right here.
The weights for the Aintree Grand National were revealed yesterday as the countdown begins to the world’s greatest steeple chase on April 6. Lexus winner Tidal Bay will carry top weight in the big race but has the chance of running from a mark 9lb lower than his official rating. Last year’s third Seabass is bound to be popular as Paddy power goes 12/1 the field and will place 1/4 the odds on the first five past the post.
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Next Pope betting
Yes we Vati-can! Money-back from Paddy Power if the cardinals elect the first black Pope!
Cardinal Peter Turkson from Ghana is 5/1 in the market and Nigeria’s Cardinal Francis Arinze is available at 8/1. The current favourite to be elected as the next Pope is Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Canada.