Bob Geldof wears a Crawley Town Football Club shirt at The Boomtown Rats rehearsal gig in Sussex - watch the video here

Bob Geldof donned a Crawley Town shirt as The Boomtown Rats played a special rehearsal gig in Sussex on Tuesday night.

The Rats entertained fans at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley as they prepared for two nights at the London Palladium.

Geldof and the band played their big hits like I Don't Like Mondays, Rat Trap - in which the saxophone player also wore a Crawley Town shirt - and She's So Modern along with new material.

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Bob Geldof in the Crawley Town shirt

And for the encore, Geldof returned to the stage with a Reds shirt on which had his name and the number 70 - his age - on the back. The shirt was presented to the Rats' tour manager and Crawley Town fan Mark Welch before the gig by manager John Yems.