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22nd Jun 2015

Partick Thistle unveil nightmare-inducing new mascot

They mascot one hell of a good reason for this...


Football club mascots come in all shapes and sizes, from lovable dinosaur Gunnersaurus to West Ham’s Orwellian tool-with-a-face Hammerhead.

However Partick Thistle have perhaps got a bit too real with their new mascot, designed by Scottish artist David Shrigley.

While it’s not quite clear what it is supposed to be, it is possible that this is what Scottish people think the sun looks like.

People took to Twitter to voice their confusion and fear for the new mascot:

And of course there is video evidence, which is somehow made even more terrifying by the lack of noise.

One thing is certain – the children of Glasgow won’t be getting much sleep this season.