The day Rod rocked up at Billericay

Billericay Town welcomed rock royalty to New Lodge on Friday evening when Sir Rod Stewart and his model wife, Penny Lancaster, were amongst the crowd to see the Blues under 10’s take on their Bishop’s Stortford counterparts.

The couple attended the match against Jay Green’s side to watch their youngest son, Aiden, in action for the visitors. Rod – a huge fan of Scottish champions, Celtic – and Penny posed for photographs and were happy to chat with fellow football enthusiasts.

Billericay co-owner, David McCartney, told Yellow Sport: “Rod and Penny were really nice and will always be welcome at Billericay Town Football Club.

“He was extremely impressed with our facilities and thought the clubs’ set-up was excellent, what with the large number of teams featuring women’s, men’s and youth footballers.

McCartney added: “Rod commented on our pathway opportunities and what we are doing for the community. He said he’d try to come back in the near future.”


Brian Jeeves