Article

Everton debut ´virtual mascot´ before Newcastle clash

23 avril 2018 22:28

Everton captain Phil Jagielka carried a robot onto the pitch ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United on Monday and it was all in aid of a good cause.

The Toffees' mascot for the day was 14-year-old Jack McLinden, who has multiple health conditions and was unable to attend the match at Goodison Park.

However, with the help of a small "virtual matchday mascot" and in what is thought to be a world first, Jack was able to enjoy the full experience from home.

A microphone allowed Jack to chat with the players, while a camera enabled the youngster to enjoy behind-the-scenes access via a tablet.

Everton's head of engagement Scott McLeod said: "We are thrilled to have had the chance to do this for Jack and we hope it has provided him with a memory he will always treasure."

Actualités

22 juillet 2018

 04:23
 04:03
 03:45
 03:43
 02:40
 02:28
 00:50
 00:34
 00:26

21 juillet 2018

 23:49
 23:37
 23:22
 23:19
 22:48
 22:35
 22:10
 22:02
 21:42
 21:31
 21:26
 21:16
 20:50
 20:40
 20:24
 20:08
 19:59
 19:53
 19:53
 19:28
 19:21
 19:02
 19:01
 18:28
 17:58
 17:50
 17:46
 17:43
 17:34
 17:24
 17:11
 17:11
 17:09
 16:59
 16:49
 16:41
 16:22
 15:54
 15:44
 15:34
 15:15
 15:06
 15:00
 14:48
 14:44
 13:59
 13:42
 13:22
 13:05
 12:49
 12:35
 12:02
 11:57
 11:31
 10:56
 10:45
 10:43
 10:00
 08:53
 08:19
 05:42