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I don&#39t want to go to Chelsea

Cross-dressing is something that Money Marketing assumed was reasonably rare among fund managers (as in less than 10 per cent sport both a beard and lipstick) until recently, when the Diary was enlightened by Threadneedle communications director Richard Eats.

It transpires that, as a wannabe Glam Rock star in the 1970s, Richard strutted his way to see Chelsea FC play at their Stamford Bridge ground, resplendent in his mother&#39s old fur coat.

Despite its proximity to the Kings Road, Richard apparently found the fans in the notorious Shed end of the ground less than impressed by his sartorial statement and he spent much of the game being barracked about his choice of overcoat.

Richard, however, remains philosophical about his experience: “I think it must have been the ear-rings”, he explained to the Diary.

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