More joy for football punters

  • Last Updated: January 15 2014, 23:17 GMT

Sky Bet football punters were celebrating a highly profitable night on Wednesday as the top 13 favourites for multiples all won.

Manchester City thrashed Blackburn 5-0
Manchester City thrashed Blackburn 5-0

Manchester City, Real Madrid, Napoli, AC Milan, Porto, Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Galatasary, Benfica were among the popular selections, while a number of handicap markets and price boosts came in for customers.

One of those price boosts included the 16/1 offered for Manchester City to beat Blackburn 5-0 in their FA Cup third-round replay at the Etihad Stadium and the hosts duly obliged.

The bad night for the bookies came hot on the heels of a punters paradise of a weekend which saw Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Everton and Tottenham all win.

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