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Top 10 Celebrity Toon Fans

Cheryl's 3rd Strip idea didnt go down too well with the lads.

Tony Blair – The former Prime Minister may currently be out of the political limelight as he rakes thousands of pounds on the lecture circuit. Yet do not hold your breath to see him singing his heart out for the lads at the Gallowgate end. The self proclaimed Newcastle United fan likes nothing more than strumming his air guitar whilst donning a classic Toon Army shirt with the number 10 on the back. Strange fellow.

Ant and Dec – Do these count as one? Most probably. These two seem connected to the same life support system; one without the other would wilt and die. Both lads achieved their fame in Geordie’s very own prime time soap Byker Grove and are avid Newcastle United fans. They can be often seen at games in one of the fancy boxes partaking in good hospitality. With Declan currently enjoying the delights of a Miss Georgie Thompson, (somehow) last season’s relegation was the last thing on his mind.

Steve Harmison – England pace setter Steve Harmison is known to be another keen Newcastle United follower. When he is not throwing his big red ball about all over the place young Steve likes nothing more than sitting amongst the rest of us mere mortals taking in a game. He has been seen numerous times enjoying the delights of Newcastle United’s free flowing football that makes Arsenal look like the crazy gang. Freddie Flintoff has been along with too. Well, in body probably not so much mind.

Chris Eubank – Not one to rant and rave over, but if any Geordie lads get in a punch up they know they got former World Champion Chris Eubank watching their backs. The boxer turned country gentleman with a penchant for jockey clothes has claimed on numerous occasions to be a fan of the black and white army. Despite being from London and currently residing in Brighton (ooo, hello) Eubank has been seen at St James Park on numerous occasions.

John McCirick – Yes, the man who makes sign language look like a child’s game is the keenest of Newcastle United followers. McCirick is seen regularly wearing his Tyneside colours with pride in numerous television appearances. Whenever the horse chaser is not placing his lunch money on red, he likes nothing more than taking in the sights and sounds of St James Park. Hailing from Surrey John McCirick claims to have an uncle from the region.

Abhisit Vejjajiva – No I’m not clutching at straws, this guy is genuinely famous, in Thailand. Abhisit Vejjajiva is the current Thailand Prime Minister and a true Newcastle United fan. The 45 yr old politician was actually born in Newcastle and then educated in Eton before moving to East Asia. Staying true to his roots Vejjajiva still holds his home town club to his heart and often proclaims his undying love for the Toon Army.

Jimmy Nail – Geordie hard man Jimmy Nail is another avid fan of all things black and white. The former Auf Wiedersehen Pet star has been spotted a few times milling around one of the director’s boxes on a Saturday afternoon. Usually when Newcastle is playing away and he’s buskin for change. Crocodile Shoes still goes down well round these parts.

Gabby Logan – Well, not only a bit of sauce but some educated one and all! BBC sofa sitter Gabby Logan has a strong affinity with the club having claimed the clubs fans are the best in the world. Thanks Gabby, you’re too kind. Some keen hawks claim to have spotted Gabby swinging her bra over her head in the final moments at Plymouth last week. The sighting is yet to be verified.

Cheryl Cole – The Geordie darling who can warm any man she desires (apart from her husband) is one hell of a doll. Having claimed if she had enough money she would buy they club upon its relegation from the Premier League she is clearly a black and white at heart. Now she should take one for the team. Take Ashley back on the provision he signs a five year deal for the Toon Army for five bob a week. A thank you.

Robson Green – The part time soldier and full time fish botherer is a known Newcastle United fan. He loves nothing more than professing his love for the beautiful game over a Tuna or two. Despite now residing in Surrey Green has appeared in adverts for the City and Quayside. It seems like we’ve got another Cilla Black on our hands. If Liverpool is so bloody good why you live in London?

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