Against all odds, England finished the group stage in first place in Group D, thus avoiding Spain in the quarter-finals.
The Three Lions have earned themselves a tie against Italy, and following two straight victories, they are now 9/1 with Stan James to lift the coveted trophy.
Wayne Rooney scored the winner against Ukraine and he is now 5/1 to overtake the 115 caps won by David Beckham and become England’s most capped outfield player. That is a great price when we know that the 26-year-old already has 75 England caps.
Steven Gerrard produced his fourth assist of the tournament and won the Man of the Match award, so no wonder he is just 1/2 to make UEFA team of the tournament.
There was a great deal of controversy when Ukraine were denied a clear goal, with the ball crossing the line after Marko Devic’s strike, adding fuel to speculations that goal-line technology will be introduced very soon.
As a result, William Hill are offering 7/4 that goal-line technology has been introduced by the time 2014 World Cup in Brazil starts.
“After another goal line controversy has been seen on the big stage that has seen the hosts booted out of the tournament, FIFA will surely have to sit up and take note,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.