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Wells Street Journal: The list of shameful footy no-shows

The Wells Street roof was put to good use one day last week as staff posed in the football shirts they had worn to work to raise money for the Bobby Moore fund.

Although a decent sum was raised for the charity, which aims to boost bowel cancer awareness, a quick scan of the photo suggests a number of editorial staff at sister title Money Marketing were a little shy about their football allegiances.

Notable absentees included AFC Wimbledon, Wycombe Wanderers, Huddersfield Town, Blackburn Rovers, St Mirren and Newcastle United, while anyone hoping star columnist Robert Reid would turn up at the office in a figure-hugging Partick Thistle top, shorts, socks and shinpads would have been left sorely disappointed.

Given the season that most of the list of shame have had, you can understand the reluctance to be too loud and proud about their teams.

Mortgage Strategy boss Rob Thickett told the WSJ he had thought long and hard about declaring in public his new-found love for Liverpool United but on the day decided the colours would not go with his banana-yellow trousers and purple waistcoat combo. For Rob, fashion always comes first. 

For more on the charity and to donate, go to: http://bobbymoorefund.cancerresearchuk.org

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