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Carroll odds-on to be on Brazil plane for World Cup

| 08.04.2014

Andy Carroll is now 10-11 with Coral to make Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad after support for the West Ham forward recently. His chances are also boosted with the news that Jay Rodriguez will definitely miss the tournament due to a knee ligament injury.

Rickie Lambert is another player who could be challenging for one of the undecided slots in the squad. The Southampton forward is 11-10, while his teammate Luke Shaw is 7-4.

Adam Lallana, also of the Saints, has been backed into 1-4 from 4-7, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has been cut into 4-11 from 10-11 with Coral.

“It does look like Roy Hodgson will have to choose between Andy Carroll and Ricky Lambert. Punters seem to be favouring the West Ham man at the moment, possibly with the view he will offer England something different.” said Coral’s John Hill.

**To make the 23 Man England World Cup Squad

1-50 Joe Hart, 1-50 Wayne Rooney, 1-25 Daniel Sturridge, 1-20 Steven Gerrard, 1-20 Leighton Baines, 1-20 Gary Cahill, 1-7 Ashley Cole, 1-7 Phil Jagielka, 1-6 Jack Wilshere, 1-6 Danny Welbeck, 1-5 Glen Johnson, 1-4 (from 4-7) Adam Lallana, 1-3 Michael Carrick, 1-3 Kyle Walker, 1-3 Jordan Henderson,  4-11 (from 10-11) Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 2-5 James Milner, 2-5 Ben Foster, 4-9 Phil Jones, 4-9 Ross Barkley, 1-2 Frank Lampard,  1-2 Chris Smalling, 1-2 (from 8-13) Raheem Sterling,  4-7 Fraser Forster, 5-6 Andros Townsend, 10-11 John Ruddy, 10-11 Andy Carroll, 11-10 Rickie Lambert, 7-4 Luke Shaw, 2-1 Tom Cleverly.


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John Hill

John is the newest member of the PR team having joined in April 2014. In his previous role he worked as a broadcaster where he could be heard building up to the action in horse racing, greyhounds and a range of sports.
As a PR manager he will be responsible for Coral's news website providing the latest market movers, as well as various other media relations, including Box Nation and RPGTV.
John is a proud Rochdale fan having been born in the town which has produced the likes of Gracie Fields and Lisa Stansfield.