The Stoke City Prank War Has Gotten Out Of Control

Solidly mid-table, Stoke City haven't had anything to play for in a while. They've been pranking each other all week in the lead-up to their final match, including egging Michael Owen's Mercedes. But someone went a little too far.

Striker Kenwyne Jones found this pig's head in his locker this morning. Midfielder Glenn Whelan put it there. Jones freaked out and threw a brick through Whelan's windshield. Team bonding! (Cool Instagram filter, Brek Shea.)

Jones's girlfriend isn't very happy either:

Stoke management was forced to release a statement, an actual statement:

“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.”

Not sure what's to investigate. Just some banter.