Sunderland AFC shows support for X Factor's Molly Scott with voting plug on big screen

The Black Cats have once again pledged their support to the North East's X Factor star at today's home game.

Sunderland AFC showcased a message to Molly Scott, who supports the club, on their big screen at the Stadium of Light during their home fixture against Southend United, which ended in a 3-0 win.

The message on the screen said: "Vote for Molly Scott. Please support a fellow Sunderland AFC fan on the live shows tonight on The X Factor."

Sixteen-year-old Molly, from Easington, is set to sing her guilty pleasure song on tonight's live show, which will be shown on ITV from 8.35pm.

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She has chosen Little Do You Know by US X Factor winners Alex and Sierra.

Molly performing at Judges' Houses. Picture: Syco/Thames/ITV.

Molly performing at Judges' Houses. Picture: Syco/Thames/ITV.

Molly took to Twitter to share a message of thanks to the club, and added: "Can't thank Sunderland AFC for the continuous support filling the big screens at half time."

Earlier in the week, SAFC posted a supportive video to the teen, who goes to school in Hartlepool.

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It featured midfielders Max Power and George Honeyman, with the pair congratulating her on her success so far, and wishing her luck in the next stage.