Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie, rub your beard all over my body! Every Reading fans knows the song, every Reading fan loves the song!
There have often be calls for the the man himself to be invited to a game at the Madejski Stadium. Oddie knows about the song and regularly tweets his support for the Royals so it is something of a mystery why he's never appeared at a Reading game.
Come on READING, show Man Utd how to win the cup. My beard is bristling at the prospect. Reading fans know what I mean.— Bill Oddie Official (@BillOddie) March 17, 2015
That though may be about to change. According to Tilehurst End sources, the Reading ticket office and marketing departments have come up with a novel idea to reignite fans excitement so as to try and sell the few remaining tickets. Their solution: invite Bill Oddie to the game! We at the Tilehurst End love the idea!
To get you in the mood for some Bill Oddie beard loving here's Madonna's Erotica where our favourite chant originates from: