Aron Gunnarsson faces Andy Murray in Beard of Summer poll

In Uncategorized on June 27, 2016 by kmflett

Beard Liberation Front

Media release 27th June

Contact Keith Flett 07803 167266




The Beard Liberation Front, the informal network of beard wearers, has said that Icelandic football star Aron Gunnarsson faces Wimbledon star Andy Murray in the shortlist for Beard of Summer

The winner will be revealed on July 2nd after an on-line public poll as the culmination of Beard Week 2016

Neither Aron Gunnarsson or Andy Murray have previously won beard Awards, but the Beard of Summer focuses specifically on newly developing, proto-beards, and follicles in progress.

BLF Organiser Keith Flett said as usual the Beard of Summer shortlist covers a diverse range of the hirsute. It’s now up to voters to decide

Beard of Summer shortlist

Joe Ledley, footballer

David Lammy, Labour MP

Harry Kane, footballer

Billy Bragg, musician

Aron Gunnarsson, footballer

Dusty Hill, musician

Gareth Bale, footballer

Len McCluskey, General Secretary

Andy Murray, tennis player

Bill Bailey, comedian

Beard Week 2016

Mon 27th June: Hirsute Personality 2016 announced: the hirsute person who has made the positive impact in public life during the year. Winner, Jeremy Corbyn MP

Tues 28th June: Beard Friendly Sandwich 2014 announced: the sandwich where the mayo & salad doesn’t get caught in the beard

Wed 29th June: Hirsute Broadcaster 2016 announced: will there be a TV reporter this year?

Thurs 30th June Pogonophobe of the Year announced

Fri 1st July: Beard Friendly Employer 2016 announced: are there more than ever to choose from?

Sat 2nd July: Beard of Summer 2016 announced. The third of the four quarterly seasonal Awards leading up to Beard of the Year in December.


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