The Wombles for Christmas No 1?

Odds have dropped on the Wombles being the Christmas number one.

The furry eco-warriors are releasing a Wombling Merry Christmas, which was a No 2 back in 1974.

In 2011 the video sees the stars send up Jedward and performing in front of judges including a Womble Simon Cowell. Take a look below.

They have gone from 50-1 to 7-1, joint third favourites with the cast of The Only Way Is Essex.

Meanwhile a Facebook campaign for Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit could spoil everyone's Christmas party! This track is second favourite behind the X Factor winner who remains the 1-3 favourite.