Sunday, April 10, 2011

Vicarage Road May Get Elton John Statue


Bookmakers have named Watford FC as favourites to become the next club to commission a celebrity statue.

Fulham fans saw club owner Mohamed Al-Fayed unveil a tribute to the late Michael Jackson outside Craven Cottage before their home game with Blackpool on Sunday.

And the Hornets are 9/1 to be the next club to commission a statue by the end of 2012 – of pop legend and club honorary life president Sir Elton John.

Unibet.com also places Manchester City and a statue of Liam Gallagher at 19/1, Port Vale and Robbie Williams at 99/1 and Everton and Sylvester Stallone at 199/1.

The full list:

Port Vale and Robbie Williams: 99/1

Chelsea and Damon Albarn: 49/1

Manchester City and Liam Gallagher: 19/1

Watford and Sir Elton John: 9/1

Liverpool and Cilla Black: 49/1

Newcastle United and John McCririck: 39/1

Tottenham Hotspur and Chas and Dave: 74/1

Everton and Sylvester Stallone: 199/1

Aston Villa and Prince William: 199/1

Norwich and Delia Smith: 74/1

- St Alban's Review

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