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Punter misses out on £24,000 after cashing out 15-fold accumulator for £14

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Betting on football matches can be a cruel experience.

Often is the case that only one team will let you down on an accumulator, denying you a nice sum of money.

And it’s regularly the team that you most expected to win, as well.

The joy of seeing a bold bet come in is unparalleled but the cash-out option often means many fans take their money and run.

And in many cases, that’s a wise move.

But spare a thought for one football fan who may have produced the worst cash-out decision ever.

The punter placed £1 on a 15-fold accumulator, with the bet returning £24,641.22.

Punter misses out on £24,000

The exact set of fixtures that he bet on is below, with the results that he predicted in brackets.

  • Tottenham Hotspur (win) vs Crystal Palace
  • Chelsea (win) vs Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Accrington Stanley vs Sunderland (win)
  • Maidenhead United vs Barnet (win)
  • Maidstone United vs Salford City (win)
  • Rangers (win) vs Hearts
  • St Mirren vs Celtic (win)
  • Athletic Bilbao (win) vs Levante
  • Bournemouth vs Burnley (win)
  • Norwich City (win) vs Queens Park Rangers
  • Birmingham City (win) vs Leeds United
  • Millwall (win) vs West Bromwich Albion
  • Aston Villa (win) vs Sheffield United
  • Plymouth Argyle vs Charlton Athletic (win)
  • Portsmouth (win) vs Wycombe Wanderers

But the punter didn’t see the bet through, cashing out early for just £14.32. Nightmare.

The fan shared his woes with his friend, writing: “I’m speechless mate I’m kicking myself.

“I didn’t learn my lesson.. gunna go and crawl into a deep park hole…”

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Many football fans were left baffled, with one writing on Twitter: “Why cash out on 14 quid 😂 couldn't even get a freddo for that these days.”

Another added: "At what point did he think casing out for FOURTEEN POUNDS was a good idea?"

Sometimes just a little bit of faith can go a long way.

No doubt next time the punter will not be cashing out early.

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