Stoke City Striker Kenwyne Jones Not Stoked About Severed Pig's Head Left in Locker

Friday May 17th, 2013

A pig's head was found in Stoke City soccer player Kenwyne Jones' locker as a prank. (Photo by Instagram/brekshea20) Instagram/brekshea20

For anyone wondering about proper etiquette when responding to someone who gave you a severed pig's head, Kenwyne Jones, a striker for EPL club Stoke City, has a suggestion: chuck a brick through the gift-giver's car windshield.

Is it the best option? Probably not: Jones and teammate Glenn Whelan, who placed a head in Jones' locker as a prank Friday morning, may both face disciplinary action. A statement from the team reads: "The Club takes seriously reports of an incident at our Training Ground this afternoon. A full internal investigation will be carried out and those responsible for any unacceptable behaviour will be dealt with in accordance with the Club’s disciplinary procedures."

But it is an option.

On a related note, for anyone wondering where Jones' girlfriend falls in the is-putting-a-pig's-head-in-your-teammate's-locker-a-funny-idea-for-a-prank debate, she's decidedly Team Not Funny:

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