Local Man Claims 3 Koi Carp Found at Carlisle United's Flooded Ground

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistDecember 11, 2015

Flood water covers the pitch and some of the stands at Carlisle United Football Club's Brunton Park stadium in Carlisle, north west England on December 7, 2015, after heavy flooding caused by Storm Desmond. British Prime Minister David Cameron visited are
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The story of Carlisle United's flooded stadium has one more twist.

The town was hit hard by Storm Desmond and the League Two club's submerged facilities made headlines across the country.

On Thursday, Carlisle United announced that a groundsman had discovered three Koi carp in the goalmouth at Brunton Park.

Not only that, the club later revealed on its Twitter feed that a local man, one "Mark Chandler from Warwick Road," had actually come forward to claim the fish when he saw the earlier post.

The power of social media...

[h/t Metro]