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Crystal Palace fans demand the return of their matchday announcer

Crystal Palace fans are really missing their matchday announcer. At the start of the Premier League season Mike Rankine was suddenly removed from the position.

But fans aren't happy and say his replacements have "fallen way short of the standards Mike set during his time in the role".

Many supporters commenting that the overall matchday experience has worsened significantly over the past five months in his absence.

I have spoken with Mike and he has made it clear that he would consider returning to the role should the opportunity ever arise. He is a devout, knowledgeable Palace fan who took immense pride in his role as the 'Sound of Selhurst' since 2009.

– Fans of Crystal Palace Football Club

'Fans of Crystal Palace Football Club' are spreading a word by getting as many people as possible to sign a petition. Miss Mike? Sign here.


Horse appears to get on a double decker bus

Londoners couldn't quite believe their eyes after spotting a horse appearing to get on a double decker bus.

Credit: Twitter/Simon Crowcroft

Simon Crowcroft, the elected mayor of St Helier in Jersey, was visiting friends in Islington when he saw the horse peering inside the London bus.

The animal turned out to be part of the capital's mounted police force responding to a medical emergency.

PC Dan Smith and his horse Invictor arrived at the scene in Upper Street after reports a passenger had collapsed.


Did you spot the donkey in this topical teaser?

Did you spot the donkey in this topical teaser was created by London-based charity, SPANA?

Each features the baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, the Three Wise Men, an angel, a bull, a pig, a sheep and a lamb.

But only ONE includes the donkey which carried the family to the stable where Jesus was born.

Here's the answer (donkey circled in red).

Did you sport it? Donkey circled in red
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