Born in the south east of Ireland, Simon put his life-long love of football to good use when he started a successful independent blog in 2010. That opened up an alternative route to a career in journalism, and having had work published across a number of sites and publications, Simon joined the staff at Spotlight Sports Group in 2018.
One lucky bettor enjoyed an incredible weekend of Premier League punting when they turned £2 into £5.8k with a sensational football nine-fold acca win!
The Ladbrokes customer correctly predicted every result in the Premier League, which included three draws, across Saturday and Sunday in a super showcase of top flight betting.
After staking just £2, the ambitious acca returned a mammoth £5, 822.75 by the time the final ball was kicked in the weekend’s final Premier League clash between Sheffield United and Liverpool.
Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “Hats off to our plucky punter who somehow managed to correctly guess the result of every Prem game this weekend.”
He added: “Brighton missed two penalties and had a controversial goal disallowed, while Man United may have felt hard done by having not been given a penalty – not that our punter minds one bit!”
Winning bet slip in full
- Man City to beat West Ham – 2/9
- WBA to beat Brighton – 16/5
- Aston Villa to beat Leeds – 2/1
- Newcastle v Wolves to finish a draw – 21/10
- Crystal Palace v Fulham to finish a draw – 2/1
- Arsenal to beat Leicester – 9/5
- Tottenham to beat Burnley – 4/7
- Chelsea v Man United to finish a draw – 23/10
- Liverpool to beat Sheff Utd – 2/5
- Man City 2-1 West Ham
- West Brom 1-0 Brighton
- Leeds 0-1 Aston Villa
- Newcastle 1-1 Wolves
- Crystal Palace 0-0 Fulham
- Leicester 1-3 Arsenal
- Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Burnley
- Chelsea 0-0 Man Utd
- Sheff Utd 0-2 Liverpool
How to follow FST’s football tips
Here at FST, we want everyone to be just as happy as that Premier League acca winner, and we publish a huge range of free football tips, accumulators and match predictions every single day to that end.
Make sure to check out our Premier League predictions page for our latest tips for England’s top tier. There is another action-packed midweek fixture programme to sink your teeth into between now and the weekend, including Crystal Palace vs Manchester United on Wednesday and Liverpool vs Chelsea on Thursday!
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