2012-10-18 — / — To celebrate Aer Lingus’ move to George Best Belfast City Airport on 28th October 2012, the airline is launching a competition to find the ‘best’ George Best look-alike in Northern Ireland.

PRIZES: 10 runners-up will receive a return flight to London courtesy of Aer Lingus and the overall winner will enjoy a luxury trip for two in London including Aer Lingus flights and overnight accommodation in The Gore Hotel, a five star luxury boutique hotel in the heart of Kensington.If you bear an uncanny resemblance to Northern Ireland’s most revered footballer or you think your husband, son, brother or boyfriend is George Best’s doppelganger, send a photograph to 

We’ve uploaded a few pics of the man himself to give you a bit of inspiration, so when you’re ready send us your best pose!

The deadline for entries is Thursday 25th October 2012 so get snapping to be in with the chance to win our luxury London weekend trip or flights to London.

On Friday 26th October Aer Lingus will be announcing the top 11 finalists that will make up the Team George Best.

Once we have chosen the top 11 look-alikes, we will invite Valerie Abbott of Aer Lingus NI and Brain Ambrose, CEO of Belfast City Airport to choose their favourite George Best wannabe.

Our George Best look-alike will be invited to the launch celebrations at George Best Belfast City Airport on the morning of 29th October where Cool FM’s Pete Snodden will present them with their prize, live on-air.

Good Luck and all the ‘best’!


George Best//Sept 77 PACEMAKER ARCHIVE

George Best//Sept 77 PACEMAKER ARCHIVE