Long Shot

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Long Shot

Informal; an action involving high risk. A long shot may result in a significant gain but has a high likelihood of failing.
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TOP TREBLE Man City -1, Aberdeen Dunfermline (3-1, Skybet) HOMES Chelsea, Man City -1 Plymouth, Ross Co Dunfermline (11-1, Coral) EURO TREBLE Borussia Dortmund Ajax, PSG (all Sun) (5-2, Coral) 1ST SCORER Daly is 9-1 LONG SHOTS BOTH TO SCORE B'mouth v Leicester St Mirren v Livingston Annan v Montrose (9-2, Betfred) AWAYS Walsall, Aberdeen Peterhead Rangers (Sun) (12-1, Ladbrokes) DRAWS Stoke v West Brom Derby v Leeds (12.
TOP TREBLE Rangers -1, Scunthorpe Dunfermline to score (3-1, William Hill) HOMES Dumbarton, Airdrie Scunthorpe, Portsmouth Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 9-1, McBookie) EURO 2016 TREBLE Wales (Sun) Iceland (Sun) Belgium (Sun) (5-2, Ladbrokes) LONG SHOTS BOTH TO SCORE Northampton v Dagenham Stranraer v Brechin Annan v East Fife (7-2, Ladbrokes) BTTS & WIN Walsall Cambridge Morecambe Perm any 2 and all 3 (Treble 114-1, McBookie) AWAYS Orient, Plymouth Morecambe, Morton Perm any 3 and all 4 (Four 49-1, Ladbrokes)
TOP TREBLE Man City -1, Aberdeen Dunfermline (3-1, Skybet) HOMES Chelsea, Man City -1 Plymouth, Ross Co Dunfermline (11-1, Coral) EURO TREBLE Borussia Dortmund Ajax, PSG (all Sun) (5-2, Coral) LONG SHOTS BOTH TO SCORE B'mouth v Leicester St Mirren v Livingston Annan v Montrose (9-2, Betfred) AWAYS Walsall, Aberdeen Peterhead Rangers (Sun) (12-1, Ladbrokes) DRAWS Stoke v West Brom Derby v Leeds (12.