Football-mad youngsters called up as mascots at England v Germany game
Two football-mad youngsters were called up as mascots for England’s Young Lions game against Germany at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield on Friday night.
And for one of them it was a birthday to remember.
Jack Southern, of Meltham, celebrated his eighth birthday on Friday by walking out with the England under-20s team while six-year-old Louie Swan, of Rastrick, joined Germany’s ranks – at least before kick-off.
The two boys – both Leeds United fans – won a mascot competition organised by Huddersfield Town, the Football Association and the Examiner.
Jack got to walk out with former... read more
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