Partick Thistle’s new mascot is the talk of the town

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Partick Thistle FC unveiled it’s new mascot today - and it’s fair to say the response was far from positive.

Instead, social media exploded in a cacophony of disbelief and mockery, as the new mascot - which looks a little like the sun crossed with Edward Munch’s The Scream - was unveiled.

The yellow character received plenty of comments on Twitter, with Kingsley the new icon trending.

@Martingrantross said: “Wow. Partick Thistle’s new mascot to celebrate shirt deal is not one for the family stand”.

@AlexndrJohnson said: “Why does Partick Thistle’s mascot look like the evil baby from The Simpsons?”

And @DecoYahia added: “Patrick Thistle’s new mascot is freaking me oot. Am no gan to Firhill this season.”