A GAMBLER breathed a big sigh of aid right after betting his £55,000 inheritance on Liverpool winning the Leading League.
Manchester United enthusiast Tony Ward, 55, experienced been ready nervously on his mega-flutter due to the fact lockdown in March.
But the father of 3 gathered £91,000, which includes his stake, when Jürgen Klopp’s aspect ended up confirmed as champions final month.
Tony inherited £55,000 when his mum Rose died in 2017 aged 82 — and place the ton on Liverpool again in Oct, at odds of 4/6.
He mentioned: “Liverpool ended up normally looking like they could acquire the title. I picked them after a long, extended discussion.”
He then watched Liverpool streak in advance of Manchester Town, with the title a mere formality — right until the coronavirus lockdown came.
Tony, who calls himself an “armchair” Guy United supporter, then experienced an agonising wait in advance of the time ultimately restarted in mid-June,
He stated: “I would have got my stake again, I feel, if the period experienced been cancelled. But that would have been unfair.
“Liverpool were that much obvious. They only needed 6 points.”
The Kop idols, managed by Klopp, promptly acquired these, clinching their initial leading-flight title in 30 many years and earning Tony his payout from Ladbrokes.
He is now arranging a foreign getaway when retaining the relaxation in the bank.
He additional: “I fancy a major holiday break. The rest is for a rainy day.”
Tony, of Bradford, West Yorks, reported of his mum: “She wouldn’t have minded what I did with the cash — not at all. She preferred a flutter!
“She appreciated the horses. But I’d give it all back again to have my mum nevertheless all around.”
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