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West Bromwich Albion fans to feature in Stallone film

West Bromwich Albion supporters are set to play a part in the latest Sylvester Stallone blockbuster after he made a surprise appearance during their game with Everton last night.

Sylvester Stallone on the big screen at Goodison Park Credit: Martin Rickett/EMPICS Sport

The 'Rocky' star appeared on the big screen and called on supporters at Goodison Park to act as extras, while he filmed a scene for his new spin off film "Creed".

He trains the grandson of Apollo Creed - the fighter with whom he clashed in the first two Rocky films.

Stallone, wearing an Everton shirt, introduced the film and asked the crowd to "go wild".


Paloma Faith playing at three Midland Forest Live's

Paloma Faith has announced she will perform at a number of woodland locations this summer as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series.

Singer-songwriter Paloma Faith Credit: DAN HIMBRECHTS/AAP/Press Association Images

Paloma will play at the following locations across the Midlands:

  • Friday 19 June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos.
  • Sunday 28 June: Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, near Mansfield, Notts.
  • Friday 10 July: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs.


Convention for Thunderbirds fans to be held in Leicester

The annual convention for worldwide fans of the man who created cult hits such as Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlett, is going to be held in Leicester.

Lady Penelope and Parker puppets Credit: Andy Butterton/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Andercon, in honour of Gerry Anderson MBE, will arrive in the city in June.

The classic children's show Thunderbirds are Go premiered in the Midlands on ATV in 1965.

This year is also the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds.

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