'At least we have won something this season' - Fans' messages to star Sunderland AFC supporter George Forster

George Forster has been named Championship Supporter of the Year in the 2018 Football League awards. Picture: Sunderland AFC.
George Forster has been named Championship Supporter of the Year in the 2018 Football League awards. Picture: Sunderland AFC.

He's a familiar sight at the Sunderland matches.

And now 91-year-old George Forster has been recognised for his unwavering support to his beloved Sunderland AFC.

You came in your dozens to congratulate George, who was this week named Championship Supporter of the Year in the 2018 Football League awards.

Speaking to the Echo, George said it was a "tremendous honour" to be recognised. He will attend the awards ceremony in London this weekend, alongside players, managers and clubs.

Here are some of your well-wishes and congratulations to George:

Isabelle Collinson: "I used to go to all the away matches with George on the supporters buses."

Nick Barnes: "This is so well deserved. Congratulations George."

Michael G. Snaith: "Look on bright side he may win League One supporter of the year next year as well!"

Stewart Graham: "At least we have won something this season."

Sue Stephenson Martin: "Congratulations George, met you a couple of times in the town at the bus stop, lovely gentleman."

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David Cowley: "Congrats George. I remember the David Brown years good crack then!"

Linda Johnson: "Such a lovely gentleman, well deserved."

Wayne Coates: "Congratulations George, true gentleman and well deserved."

Nita Hunter: "Congratulations George.You certainly deserve it."

Peter Scotter: "Topper bloke George is ... got time for everyone."

Carol Watt: "Looking good George."

Andrew Stuart Neil: "Legend."

Kathleen Russell: "Well done, true fan."