Allardyce 10-3 favourite in sack race
CORAL make West Ham's Sam Allardyce 10-3 favourite to be the first Premier League manager to leave his position this season.
The Hammers boss led them to promotion from the Championship but is expected to come under pressure relatively quickly in the top flight.
Despite leading Chelsea to the Champions League in May, Roberto Di Matteo is 7-1 second-favourite in the sack race with Brian McDermott next in the betting at 8-1. Arsene Wenger is 20-1 in the market and new Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is a 25-1 shot.
Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of Spain's squad for the Olympic Games with a tibia injury. The Spanish are 5-2 second-favourites for the gold medal behind 9-4 shots Brazil. Stuart Pearce's Great Britain are 7-1 chances.