Consumer PR rivals Lynne Franks and Jackie Cooper came head to head in a
pitch situation last week, in a ‘friendly’ five-a-side footie match.
The teams, led by Jackie Cooper managing director, the follicley-
challenged Robert-‘give-it some-passion-boys’-Phillips and Lynne Franks
director Graham Goodkind looked equally matched at kick-off.
But despite signing up top South American talent, in the form of its
Colombian cleaner ‘Rocky’, Lynne Franks was looking shaky in the first
A hat-trick by marketing services man Johny Barron placed Jackie Cooper
in the lead and by the final whistle the agency emerged triumphant with
a seven-nil victory.
Undettered, Lynne Franks has called for a re-match and has signed an
undisclosed sponsorship deal with its new client Puma, for whom it is
promoting a new range of athletic footwear.
‘We will look good,’ warned Goodkind. ‘There’ll be no stopping us.’
Phillips’ personal assistant and team manager Heidi Conway had just one
regret: ‘I should have made Robert wear a bobble hat,’ she said. ‘I bet
he’s lost a lot of heat through his head.’
Edited by Rebecca Dowman