Fulham buy their own chickens to cut down on egg costs
Fulham fans will hardly be egg-cited at their club’s latest signings – even though there is some exciting wing prospects among them.
The Cottagers have snapped up 12 hens to live at their training ground as they bid to cut a £5,000-a-year egg bill. That’s how much Martin Jol’s side ‘shell’ out to feed their squad.
In a hen equivalent of Roman Abramovich’s academy plan at neighbours Chelsea, it it hoped that Fulham’s chickens will soon start producing their own eggs to cut down on the amount being spent.
The dozen hens will live at the club’s Motspur Park training ground.
It’s a great idea in theory, until Pavel Pogrebnyak start biting off their heads.