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Stuart Pearce 33/1 to lead England to Euro 2012 glory

| 23.02.2012

STUART PEARCE is 33/1 to lead England to glory at the Euros this summer, according to Ladbrokes.

The bookies also quote him at 8/1 to beat Holland and secure the job on a full-time basis. The match appears to be a close affair at the moment with both sides earning 6/4 quotes each to win with the draw an 11/5 shot.

Fraizer Campbell’s surprise addition to the squad see his odds of making the finals plane slashed to 6/1 and he’s 3/1 to make a scoring debut, as well as being 4/1 to start the game.

Steven Gerrard is the odds-on (4/6) favourite to wear the armband for the match, while Scott Parker is next in at 13/8 having been all the rage in the earlier captaincy betting heats.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “It will be interesting to see how the odds change when we know more about the Dutch side. As it stands we think it’s a highly winnable game for Pearce and if they do the business his odds will be cut to get the job on a full-time basis.”

Ladbrokes latest betting

England 6/4
Draw 11/5
Holland 6/4


Fraizer Campbell
To start v Holland 4/1
To score v Holland 3/1
To be in the final Euro 2012 squad 6/1

Captain v Holland
Steven Gerrard 4/6
Scott Parker 13/8
Gareth Barry 5/1
Joe Hart 5/1
Wayne Rooney 10/1
Others on request

England to beat Holland and Stuart Pearce gets the manager’s job on a full time basis 8/1
England to win Euro 2012 under Stuart Pearce 33/1



Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.