Published: January 28, 2009
Burnham-On-Sea football youngsters shown live on Sky Sports!


Two excited young football fans from Burnham-On-Sea got their faces on Sky Sports and met several top players when they became mascots for a Division One game.

Fraser McDiarmid, 11, and Finley McDiarmid, 7, who both attend St Joseph's School in Burnham, walked out with the players at the start of the game between Leicester City and Yeovil Town on Monday at Huish Park.

"Both love their football and play for Burnham United Junior Football Club. Fraser is a goal keeper for the under 11s and Finley is a defender for the under 8s," mum Vickie McDiarmid told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

"They had a fantastic evening, which started with them meeting all the Leicester City players and manager Nigel Pearson."

"Fraser and Finley also met Matty Fryatt, who is the leading goal scorer for Leicester, and is in fact the leading goal scorer in the whole of the Football League with a total of 23 goals in all competitions so far this season."

"The evening was topped off by Fraser and Finley being shown live on Sky Sports, which was spotted by lots of their friends and even their head master, Simon Kingwell!"

"Of course, it was a great result for Leicester City of 2-0, which sent them seven points clear at the top of League One."

The pair are following in the footsteps of Vickie, who was the first girl mascot for Leicester City back in 1977. The family are Leicester City season ticket holders.

Pictured are Fraser and Finley McDiarmid with top scorer Matty Fryatt

 




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