Charlton FC centre circle sex video stunt hits the spot

By John Glenday | Reporter

February 27, 2015 | 1 min read

Charlton Athletic has admitted that viral footage of an amorous couple getting frisky in their grounds was in fact a stage-managed publicity stunt to promote its pitch hire services.

‘Leaked’ CCTV footage from the ground apparently showed a couple having sex in the centre circle of the pitch in the dead of night went viral yesterday as the club apparently launched an investigation to find the culprits.

In fact the entire escapade had been dreamed up by the club’s commercial manager Mark Hassan-Ali, who admitted: “We wanted to launch our pitch hire programme with a viral that would make football fans laugh.

“We released some ‘CCTV’ footage earlier in the week of a young couple on the pitch in a rather amorous situation.

“We then decided to own up and explain that it was set up by us to launch our pitch hire campaign. The feedback has been great and we can confirm that the young couple will be attending our next home match.”

Charlton are currently inviting other fans to ‘Score at the Valley’ by launching a pitch hire service this summer.

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