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Cliff Richard and Robbie Williams Back Blue for Eurovision Glory

April 15, 2011 (11:05 am) GMT
British singers Cliff Richard and Robbie Williams are backing boyband Blue to triumph at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest.

The "One Love" hitmakers split in 2005 but recently regrouped and will be representing the U.K. in the annual competition next month in May.

Cliff Richard, who was a runner-up in the contest with his hit "Congratulations" in 1968, is convinced they have the winning formula.

He tells The Sun, "A young pop band with good-looking guys singing great songs can win this and get 100 million people watching them at the same time. have got a better chance than most people I remember."

has also offered his support to the four-piece, consisting of Simon Webbe, Duncan James, Antony Costa and Lee Ryan.
He adds, "They've got as good a shout (chance) as anybody. Good luck, bring it home."

The competition takes place in Dusseldorf, Germany on 14 May.

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