After all, didn't they give odds
of 40-1 last February of Roeder taking over as manager of United on a permanent basis?
Bookies say McCarthy is 3/1 to replace O'Leary - and give odds
of 7/1 that the pair will swap jobs.
And despite all of the Olympic team's achievements, it would be a brave bookie who would give odds
against Lewis Hamilton walking away with this year's trophy after the heart - stopping, last - lap grand prix victory which made him Formula OneWorld Champion, by just a single point.
YOU can tell F1's in trouble when bookies refuse to give odds
on Michael Schumacher setting a new record for the number of Grand Prix victories.
Graham would give odds
of 66-1 on it being love-rat Ray Langton
We will always give odds
on someone who is in the squad.