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Hollywood Star Hugh Jackman Regrets Not Investing In Norwich City

By Alan Duffy

Wolverine rates Grant Holt’s start to the season out of 10

Aussie superstar Hugh Jackman is the latest big cheese from the world of entertainment to flirt with part-ownership of an English football club, thus following in the footsteps of Jay-Z (Arsenal) and 50 Cent (Accrington Stanley). Actually, the 50 Cent one is made up.

Anyway, Jackman, who professes to being a big Canaries’ fan and whose mum lives in Norfolk, turned down the chance to put some of his dosh into the club.

“Sometimes I make big mistakes,” he said. “I got a letter about a year ago saying, ‘Being such a huge Norwich City fan would I like to be a celebrity investor?’, like a small part-owner.”

“I said, ‘I think that’s a little stretched, I’ve been to Carrow Road once, my mum took me’, so I decided not to invest. And since then they’re on a run, so what do I know?”

Jackman’s knowledge of the club will have football anoraks all over the country tutting into their cup-a-soups: “I have the Milk Cup shirt, the commemorative shirt from 1984″, he explained. “There’s really been nothing since that, except for Delia Smith’s poached eggs.”

Before anyone gets antsy, that should be ‘1985’ – Wolverine’s mistake, not ours.

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By Alan Duffy on October 10th, 2011 in Norwich City. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

9 Responses to “Hollywood Star Hugh Jackman Regrets Not Investing In Norwich City”

  1. tom says:

    i dont get the dalia smith reference. google tells me shes a cook, but wheres the deal?

    (sorry, im from germany)

  2. Holty says:

    Delia is our Majority Shareholder, and has been for years

  3. Timothy says:

    She’s one of the shareholders of norwich city. so she practically co-owns the club

  4. Montesquieu says:

    I think the coolest (former) owner of a football club had to be Elton John. You can’t get any better than that…although Hugh Jackman is pretty awesome.

  5. Guy says:

    Maybe Hugh should support his own country and invest in an A-League club!

  6. Lou says:

    Good looking man

  7. SlasherHands says:

    HAHA! Fantastic caption

  8. Tom Jones says:

    Awful actor.

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