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Darlo Dog reports brisk ticket sales for All Stars game
DARLO dog, Darlington Football Club's mascot, greeted shoppers today in an effort to boost sales for the forthcoming All Stars game.
With little over a week to go before the team of All Stars go head to head with the Quakers 1999-2000 play-off team, the club mascot prowled the streets of Darlington to sell tickets.
The fundraising match takes place on Sunday, May 3 at The Northern Echo Darlington Arena.
Players announced for the match include Paul Gascoigne, Peter Beardsley, Gareth Southgate, Kevin Ball, Colin Cooper and Steve Agnew.
Tickets, costing £10 for adults and £5 for children, are available from the club and The Northern Echo.
Darlo Dog said tickets had been selling steadily all day.
He added: "It's a wonderful day and people are showing a lot of interest in the big match. Ill be there and Im looking forward to it."
He was joined in ticket selling duties by Alistair McTaggart, Cassandra Bowtell and six-year-old Alicia McTaggart.
Darlo Dog will be back in Darlington town centre next Saturday, at thebestof.co.uk/darlington stall on Blackwellgate.
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