Football Pools Betting Guide

It’s all to play for at The Football Pools, with a multitude of different games to play online, from the traditional Classic Pools, to daily instant win games and simple match betting. Founded in 1923 outside Old Trafford, The Football Pools recently celebrated a 90th anniversary and is an iconic British brand.

Open an account by following any Football Pools links on the site and follow our how to play guides and weekly betting previews, with tens of thousands to be won every day.

Register to get 4 Free Games

How To Play The Football Pools

The rules differ slightly per game, but the most popular is the Classic Pools:

  • Open an account by clicking on any link on this site
  • Classic Pools - Pick 10 score draws from a list of 49 matches
  • Each score draw = 3 points
  • 2 points for a no score draw
  • 1 point for a home or away win
  • Total points of best 8 selections are added together
  • A score of 24, 23 and 22 will usually win a cash prize
  • Lucky dip option
  • Subscribe by Direct Debit and get 4 FREE Games

User guide

More Football Pools Games

There's more on offer than just the Classic:

Pools Results

Check the results of all the big pools games and see how much is being won. There are over 350k players every week and over the past decade The Football Pools has paid out over £3.2 Billion in prize money and over 61 million winning players!

Get the latest Football Pools results

Latest Pools Promotions

The Football Pools offer promotions on each of their games, the most popular of which are:

  • Get 4 FREE Games when playing Classic Pools via subscription
  • Money back specials

Keep a tab on the latest promotions

£75 Welcome Bonus!
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