We're chuffed for James from Halifax

The matches for this week's second Goal Rush game stretched from Tuesday to Thursday and on Wednesday night, James Mathers knew he had 9 out 10 predictions correct.


He was biting his nails for match number 10 on Thursday night, Palermo v Udinese but 36 minutes into the game, the wait was over and the football fan from Halifax had turned £2 into £4,474.70!


Speaking to us about his win, he told us he felt “awesome” and he's planning to take his wife and 3 kids (aged 9, 6 and 2) on a holiday abroad with his winnings...

“This will mean so much to my family. Holidays have been on the back burner for a while and  I can’t wait to tell my wife we’ll all be able to go away together.”

James started playing on footballpools.com to continue his late father’s tradition of playing The Pools and after downloading The Football Pools app on his iPhone, began to play the our other games too! 'Both teams to score' game Goal Rush is his favourite, he said!

Considering Betfred would  have paid out just £240 for the same bet, we think he’s done alright! Well done, James! We’re chuffed for you!