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Vardy 3-1 to start in England opener against Russia

| 03.02.2016

Leading bookmaker Coral has opened up betting on who will be in the England starting XI to face Russia in their Euro 2016 opener in June. Jamie Vardy, who has been in hot form for Leicester this season, is 3-1 to start the game against Russia, Tottenham’s Dele Alli is odds-on at 8-11 to be in Roy Hodgson’s XI, while John Stones can be backed at 10-11.

Coral is also still betting on who will make England’s 23-man Euro 2016 squad. Eric Dier is available at 4-6 to be on the plane after some good performances for Tottenham recently, despite both missing large parts of the season through injury, Daniel Sturridge and Jack Wilshere are 8-15 and 8-13 respectively and at a bigger price, Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard is 7-1.

“The betting suggests Dele Alli and John Stones will both start England’s Group B opener against Russia as they are odds-on to do so. We have also seen money for Jamie Vardy to be in Roy’s XI as he continues to shine in the Premier League for Leicester,” said Coral’s John Hill.

**To Make England’s Euro 2016 squad (others available on Coral’s website)
1-5 Dele Alli, 2-9 John Stones, 1-4 Leighton Baines, Fraser Forster, Theo Walcott, 2-7 Jordan Henderson, 1-3 Jamie Vardy, Phil Jagielka, 2-5 Adam Lallana, Phil Jones, 8-15 Daniel Sturridge, 8-13 Jack Wilshere, Ryan Bertrand, 4-6 Eric Dier, 8-11 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Evs Kieran Gibbs, 11-10 Kyle Walker, 7-4 Michael Carrick, 2 Luke Shaw, 5-2 Ben Foster, Danny Welbeck, 3 Jonjo Shelvey, 7-2 Andros Townsend, 5 Tom Heaton, 6 Danny Rose, Jordan Ibe, 7 Jesse Lingard, 8 Bar.

**To be in the England starting XI vs Russia
1-25 Joe Hart, 1-5 Wayne Rooney, 1-4 Chris Smalling, 2-7 Harry Kane, 1-3 Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, 2-5 Gary Cahill, Leighton Baines, Nathaniel Clyne, 8-11 Dele Alli, 10-11 John Stones, 6-4 Eric Dier, 9-4 James Milner, 11-4 Theo Walcott, 3-1 Ryan Bertrand, Jamie Vardy, 7-2 Adam Lallana, Phil Jagielka, 4 Kyle Walker, 5 Jack Wilshere, Phil Jones, 6 Bar.


Further contact information:
John Hill 07889 645520



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.