Fairytale Of New York 25th anniversary reissue bookie's favourite for Xmas No.1

This Christmas marks 25 years since the original release of The Pogues’ classic Christmas song, Fairytale of New York, featuring Kirsty MacColl – and now Paddy Power has tipped the reissue to be the 2012 Christmas No.1 single.

Since its release in the Eighties, Fairytale of New York has become one of the most-loved Christmas pop songs of all time and has made an appearance in the Top 20 every year since 2005.

Now Paddy Power has offered odds of ...

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