It seemed about as well advised as a Richard Scudamore e-mail but 10 months after the last England kit – a “new” one was unveiled two weeks ago.
As hard-pressed England fans get the Factor 50 ready for Brazil in a couple of weeks – Paddy Power has its own Free Lions top to give away to fans for free ahead of tonight’s clash with Peru.
And you don’t have to be smarter than Stephen Hawking to get one.
Just answer this ridiculously simple question: In what year did England last win the World Cup? and mail your answer to email@example.com to be in with a chance to nab one. The good people in retail will also be giving some tops away on Friday at the Paddy Power Wembley Park shop near the tube station.
Don’t forget to specify your name, address & postcode and the size. We’ll try our best to match you up – but if you’re looking for XXL this would be a great time to start that diet you’ve been promising since Jan 01, because they only come in small, medium or large.
The twitter machine went into meltdown with “£90 for England” when the “new” top was launched. But Paddy’s contribution to his ‘Ball of Shame’ football campaign – a season-long effort to look after hard done by fans who find themselves at the receiving end of the mad and bad behaviour in top flight football.
So instead of forking out your hard-earned on a £90 England shirt enter our competition or have a look at this nifty little Infographic from our Hipster design crew on better ways to spend your dosh.
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