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Stripey Set For Debut On Saturday

Wigan Athletics new mascot, Stripey the Cat is all set to make his debut in the Latics Vs St. Mirren friendly at the DW stadium this Saturday and the latest incarnation will be purring for the Lads this coming season.

Stripey replaces JJ and B who have retired, eloped or just done a runner, they in turn replaced Springy who looked a lot like JJ but was left behind at Springfield Park when the big move occurred.

Stripey won a poll to be chosen as the new Latics mascot, his opposition was a squirrel?

Personal I would have liked to have seen Uncle Joe and his mint balls, a top hated geezer handing out free sweets at every home game, sadly not to be.

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 4 2009

Time: 12:44PM

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Slow mews this wek!!! Are we really building up to the nw season?
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04/08/2009 12:47:00

There are going to be some paw puns. Have to admit I'd backed the squizza.
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04/08/2009 14:12:00

we could try Stripey out up front.
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04/08/2009 19:29:00

I really wanted the squirrel to win.
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05/08/2009 04:02:00

He was much more original!
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05/08/2009 04:02:00


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