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Friday 26 December 2014

Cliff mugs outsell One Direction

Sir Cliff Richard is top of the pops when it comes to mugs
Sir Cliff Richard is top of the pops when it comes to mugs

Sir Cliff Richard has won the latest round in the battle of the Christmas gift charts - with his mug outselling One Direction.

The boyband had toppled the pop veteran in the celebrity calendar sales - knocking him off the number one spot for the first time in 13 years.

But now The Sun has revealed a Cliff cup launched just two weeks ago has sold 2,000 units, while the One Direction equivalent has shifted just 250.

So Sir Cliff, 73, is outselling 1D by eight to one on the mug front.

The Dalek's are at number three, Pac Man is number four in the mug charts and Darth Vader is the fifth most popular celebrity mug.

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