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Burnley Mascot 'Jailed' After Handing Linesman Glasses

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Sometimes the Football League has it so much better than the Premier League. The grounds are proper, the kitmen forget the kit on a monthly basis and, occasionally, the Burnley mascot will be "jailed" for offering the linesman a pair of glasses.

Invariably fans suggest the lino or the referee "needs glasses", but an aggrieved Bertie the Bee literally had a pair at hand at Turf Moor.

Bertie was sent off during the Clarets' 2-0 defeat of Queens Park Rangers and was pictured, crestfallen, in the makeshift jail cell.

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