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25 April 2015

WATCH: David Cameron forgets his football team

David Cameron urged his audience to support West Ham - but he supports a different team in similar colours.

By media mole

David Cameron appears to have forgotten which football team he’s supposed to support, after urging his audience to “support West Ham”, the East London football club that play in similar colours to Cameron’s “beloved” Aston Villa.

Your mole has always been suspicious of the Prime Minister’s interest in football – “many of those who have spoken in this debate are either lawyers or football fans, but I have to confess that I am neither” he told the House of Commons in 2001 – although Cameron has blamed it on “brain fade”. (Which happens to us all. Your mole sometimes mistakes themselves for a stoat.)

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