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Johnson's afro is here to stay...

...for several more month at least!

Glen Johnson has been growing a wonderful mushroom on his head recently, with his fetching 'fro growing all the time. Finally he has revealed the secret behind his barnet to the Pompey site - and we will see this grow even more: 'I've had a bet with my mate. I'm not allowed to cut it until after his stag do - at the end of June!

'He's already got long hair down to his shoulders. So he said if I grow my hair until his stag do, he would dye his blond and plait it.

'I need to see that, so I've agreed to grow mine. I've been growing it for two months and I've got another four-and-a-half months to go.

We are really going to have a throwback to the 70s and 80s by the time he is finished wont we, what a glorious site it will be to see his 'fro bombing up and down the wing!

It has been a 'difficult' couple of days recently with this and that, but reading his comments made me crease up when it was put to him that he grow a moustache to go with the haircut: 'No,' said Johnson emphatically. 'I'd look like a weirdo'...


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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 6 2008

Time: 1:21PM

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haha love it. i wondered why he was growing an afro. surely he would put it in dreadlocks, cos an afro would slow him down!
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06/02/2008 13:34:00

If only I could.
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06/02/2008 14:10:00

might put a few attackers off when running at him!!!!!!!!!!
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06/02/2008 17:58:00

i'd love to grow a 'fro, i could noway pull it off tho...
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06/02/2008 20:06:00

As long as it doesn't get in his eyes ...... but it wouldn't... would it ?... It'll be like having one of 'Imagination' in the back 4 .... ahh takes me back...
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07/02/2008 00:24:00

I'd be happy just growing some hair.
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07/02/2008 09:27:00

Now we will have a psuedo African!! Will he still be eligible to play for England?
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07/02/2008 12:15:00

Is Jamo going to the stag do aswell then?
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07/02/2008 17:40:00

haha witty. i think jamos going for am afrobeard.
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07/02/2008 22:01:00

why, thank you bakes!
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07/02/2008 23:05:00

afro beard - man would that be something!
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07/02/2008 23:40:00

if only i could type! i think if we get into europe all the players should grow massive beards, as a thank you to jamo...
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08/02/2008 09:25:00


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