When Football Mascots Observe The Minute’s Silences (Photos)

Chris Wright

12th, November 2013

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By Chris Wright

Here’s something that always tickles us, though we know it probably shouldn’t. What better way to pay your solemn respects to whom or whatever than by doing it from inside a giant foam-rubber fish costume?

Sometimes life, especially when at its most sombre, can be brilliantly absurd…

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Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Blackburn Rovers v Hull City - Ewood Park

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Wigan Athletic v Birmingham City - DW Stadium

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We ask you, is there a more fitting way to commemorate Armistice Day than by inviting a six-and-a-half-foot devil onto the pitch?

(Via Anorak/WSC)