LONDON Reading mascot Kingsley -- a giant lion
who wears the club's blue and white hooped shirt -- was sent
off by the referee in their Premier League match against
Newcastle United on Monday because he was confusing him.
"I can see where the referee was getting confused, you know
he does look like so many of my players," manager Steve Coppell
told Sky Sports with a grin.
The mascot's dismissal from the side of the pitch before
halftime did not appear to hurt the team's luck as they still
It was unclear whether he would miss the next match through