AN INTERNATIONAL fast food favourite is offering a year's worth of free fried chicken to fans to mark their founder's birthday. 

KFC is giving away a year's supply of original recipe chicken as part of Colonel Harland Sanders' 129th birthday celebrations on September 9. 

To mark the occasion and pay homage to his incredible, finger lickin’ legacy, KFC is rewarding one lucky fan with a year’s supply of fried chicken.

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All that fans of the deep fried favourites need to do is change their Twitter name to ‘Harland Sanders’ for 24 hours.

As well as this, Twitter users will have to follow the official KFC UK and Ireland account and retweet the competition Tweet, remembering to include the hashtag #HappyBirthdayColonel. 

Entrants won't have to wait long, with the winner announced on September 10. 

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A spokesperson from KFC UK & Ireland commented: “Colonel Sanders was an inspiration.

"Starting with only $87, he was able to turn his top-secret Original Recipe into a world famous success.

"The recipe has since stood the test of time and made the Colonel into one of the most recognizable men in the world. 

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"On the day of his birth, let’s raise a drumstick for the pioneer who created our iconic finger lickin’ fried chicken!”                  

Could a Glaswegian be in to win this tasty prize?