Birthday boy Ferguson 3-1 to retire in 2013

BIRTHDAY boy Sir Alex Ferguson is 71 on New Year's Eve but the Manchester United manager has shown no sign of losing his hunger and determination to succeed.

However, Betfred are betting on when Ferguson decides to leave Old Trafford with 2014 the 2-1 favourite and it’s 3-1 he departs in 2013, with the veteran Scot 14-1 to continue until at least 2017.

United will head into 2013 with a seven-point advantage at the Premier League summit and bookmakers rate them 2-5 to win the title this season.

Match in Focus

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West Ham v Liverpool

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • West Ham are unbeaten in their last ten home games
Expert verdict
Liverpool have already played 11 matches this year and that workload may contribute to a defeat to West Ham in their FA Cup fourth-round replay at Upton Park. Jurgen Klopp has been making wholesale changes for FA Cup ties and some of his younger players impressed in the goalless draw against the Hammers but it is likely to be a different story on the road.

 

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