Fans of world's first vegan football club Forest Green Rovers vote to name stadium 'Kevin' in poll

A FOOTBALL stadium is set to be named “Kevin” after masses of fans voted in a Boaty McBoatface-style poll.

Supporters of League Two Forest Green Rovers — the world’s first vegan club — were asked to suggest titles online.

Jokers ensured Kevin made the shortlist for their Gloucestershire ground, which is currently known as The New Lawn Stadium.

Famous footie Kevins include ex-England skipper and manager Kevin Keegan, 69.

Innocent Smoothies won a ground naming rights deal with Rovers and insisted “Innocent” be used in all suggestions.

But fans of Kevin ignored it.

A panel narrowed the choice to a final four — Innocent Sustadium, Innocent New Lawn, Innocent Fruit Bowl and Kevin.

Yesterday, Kevin was well ahead with more than 60 per cent of the votes in a Twitter poll.

Sky Sports’ Jeff Stelling even got involved, saying: “If it is Kevin, it is guaranteed a mention every week!”

It echoes a 2016 poll, when 124,000 people voted for a UK research ship to be called Boaty McBoatface.

Innocent’s UK marketing director, Anna Bateson, admitted: “We have no idea who Kevin is.”

Fans can still vote by going to the @FGRFC_Official and @innocent Twitter accounts.

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