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David Beckham 7/4 to lead team GB to Olympic Gold

| 21.06.2011

David Beckham will take charge of the newly formed GB Olympic football team according to Ladbrokes.

He’s the 7/4 favourite in a market which also houses Stuart Pearce (7/2), David Moyes (6/1) and Kevin Keegan at (20/1). Sir Clive Woodward is the 33/1 outsider.

It’s 5/1 the team win Gold and Jack Wilshere is a 9/2 chance to wear the Captain’s armband for the first game.

Falcao is the 7/4 favourite to be the first Porto player to sign for Chelsea this summer. Hulk is the 3/1 second favourite with Moutinho also in the running at 4/1.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “Beckham’s pedigree makes him a worthy favourite for the position. Should be get the gig then we’ll surely have to slash the price about a Team GB Gold medal.”

he added: “Porto players must now be on Chelsea’s shopping list. Highly rated Falcao looks like he might be the first to come over.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

Team GB Olympic specials

David Beckham – 7/4
Stuart Pearce – 7/2
Harry Redknapp – 9/2
David Moyes – 6/1
Gary Speed – 12/1
Alex Ferguson – 16/1
Craig Levein – 16/1
Kevin Keegan – 20/1
Nigel Worthington – 20/1
Terry Venables – 25/1
Sir Clive Woodward – 33/1
Others on request

Jack Wilshere to captain first Olympic game – 9/2
Team GB to win Olympic Gold – 5/1

Which FC Porto player will sign for Chelsea first?

Falcao – 7/4
Hulk – 3/1
Moutinho – 4/1
Rolando – 10/1
Alvaro – 10/1
Maicon – 25/1
Belluschi – 25/1
No Porto player to sign in the summer transfer window – 6/1



Robbie Morris

Robbie studied sports journalism at the University of Gloucestershire, an establishment chosen for its proximity to Cheltenham racecourse, where he was a season ticket holder. Upon graduation, Robbie was a contributor to GolfPunk, a national magazine aimed at ridding golf of its traditionalist image, before joining the news.ladbrokes team.