Punters Backing Football to Come Home

Dec 01, 2010, 15:13 ET from Betfred

MANCHESTER, England, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- England are now the clear favourites to land the 2018 World Cup after a sustained gamble.

Throughout Wednesday England gained support from punters after positive reports from Zurich.

England's bid has been backed in from 11/4 to EVENS.

Betfred boss Fred Done:

"England should be the favourites for the 2018 World Cup. We have the best stadiums, great training facilities, excellent marketing and media, but most importantly we have the passion for the beautiful game. I'll be gutted if we don't get the World Cup. It's time football came home."

    Latest Odds

    England EVENS
    Russia 11/8
    Portugal & Spain 5/1
    Holland & Belgium 40/1

SOURCE Betfred