Uri knows the score!

25 July 1996

Express & Echo

SPOONbending Uri Geller helped Exeter City to victory against Premiership club Chelsea by predicting a 2-1 score. e&e
He turned out to be a lucky talisman for the home team when they played Ruud Gullit’s star-studded side on Monday night.
Uri, whose young son Daniel is a Grecians fanatic, wrote to chairman of directors Ivor Doble to ask if they could both come to the big game.
“When he predicted we were going to win 21 I didn’t believe him,” said Mr Doble. “I told Uri I’d be quite happy with a draw.”
“I never dreamed we would have the chance to beat a top side like Chelsea.”
Uri confirmed his prophecy by faxing a copy of the prediction he made before the match to Mr Doble on Tuesday.
The club supremo added: “Uri certainly helped us win through his sheer confidence that we would do it. Every time we got the ball he would put his head in his hands and concentrate.”


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