Praise pours in for Sunderland AFC after Wembley win
Sunderland celebrities and politicians have been celebrating alongside other fans after SAFC claimed their first win at Wembley in almost 50 years.
Taking to Twitter, Julie Elliott was the first of Sunderland’s MPs to send her congratulations.
The Sunderland Central MP said: “What a great win - such a shame we couldn’t all be there to celebrate but I hope we get the chance to soon. Let’s hope this is the first of many!”
Architect and television presenter George Clarke tweeted: “YES YES YES YES YES!!!! The first time in my life I’ve seen us win at Wembley. I’m so proud of my club and the amazing supporters we have. I love you @sunderlandafcofficial.”
Journalist and broadcaster Kevin Maguire tweeted: “Gerrin 1-0 – Papa John's will sell lots of pizzas in Sunderland tonight and none in Newcastle.”
Sunderland City Council tweeted: “Fantastic win for @SunderlandAFC in the @PapaJohnsTrophy congratulations. However you’re celebrating, please do it sensibly at home."