Hatfield youngster meets Dr Who sidekick Amy Pond

PUBLISHED: 14:06 03 September 2011

Xander Peveri with Dr Who star Karen Gillan

Xander Peveri with Dr Who star Karen Gillan


DR Who – and the delectable Amy Pond – made a welcome return to our television screens last weekend.

And the comeback of the long-running BBC sci-fi series reminded me our newsdesk had been sent a picture of actress Karen Gillan, who plays the Doctor’s aforementioned companion, a couple of months back.

The snap is of Hatfield youngster Xander Peveri, who plays up front for WGC youth football club King George Pythons under-11s.

Michael Mulhern, manager of the club’s Vipers under-11s team, who sent in the pic, said Xander had gone along to a Dr Who convention with his dad Marco – where the photo opportunity arose.

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