Stewart Donald, has just offered to visit me dad at home

Discussion in 'Gold' started by janey, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. janey

    janey Striker Contributor

    I tweeted earlier about how I was going to bite the bullet and go myself, I tagged him and sunderland in (first time, just as a way of showing support).
    I’m not easily gobsmacked but I got this tweet in reply

    “Fantastic. I am sure we could organise a visit to him if he can’t make it to us - if you think it is possible. Just send me a DM and if there is anything u would like us to do we will try. Thank him from me for his support. I can try and pop and see him before the game Sunday ?”

    There will always be debate about intentions, money, motives. But this is something he just didn’t have to do.
    This is a personal side to football I thought had gone.
     
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  2. Nice gesture but is he someone your dad will be that bothered about meeting?
     
  3. I’ve been critical of the PR, but I’ll hold my hands up. I was wrong. That’s top class
     
  4. Pell

    Pell Striker

    Loving the way things are right now
    Regardless of what happens on the pitch everything happening off it seems to be right
     
  5. John J Rambo

    John J Rambo Striker

    Great stuff Janey x
     
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  6. Jongi

    Jongi Full Back

    Class to hear stories like that. Don't know about your old man, hope he's okay.
     
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  7. Now that will make someone's day.
     
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  8. Sumdumgi

    Sumdumgi Winger


    Fantastic but he knows how famous you and your Dad are so I’m not surprised he wants to pop in :)
     
  9. Elephant

    Elephant Winger

    Aye. Saw the exchange on twitter, absolutely fantastic gesture. Particularly liked the bit where you said you weren't often lost for words. Hope everything goes aswell as you can hope for.
     
  10. The Voice Of Reason

    The Voice Of Reason Striker Staff Member Contributor

    Class that like
     
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  11. Beaverbrooke

    Beaverbrooke Midfield

    Imagine if he walked in with a box of freddos. . .
     
  12. Billy Batts

    Billy Batts Striker

    D:cool:n
     
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  13. gazc24

    gazc24 Striker

    Love Sunderland me
     
  14. dred

    dred Winger

    Excuse the language in advance. Fucking brilliant.
     
  15. Kubicki26

    Kubicki26 Central Defender

    Absolutely brilliant that . I named my oldest middle name Niall . I got in contact with quinny via email and he said he’d sign a few things. A few months later quinny contacted me and said he’d meet in a pub one afternoon. I took the bairn who was nearly 2 at the time and me dad. Walked in to this pub and it was dickie odds stag do. They all had tshirt on. Quinn came over , took us to a table signed all our stuff. Pics taken with the bairn, offered to buy us drinks and then have Daniel ( my lad ) £20. Absolute legend and a brilliant bloke.

    I hope your dads feeling better Janey
     
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  16. 0321safc

    0321safc Winger

    Unbelievable gesture that.
     
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  17. dom

    dom Striker

    Great stuff!
     
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  18. Daffy

    Daffy Striker

    Brilliant Janey
    That’s top drawer from the guys at the top
    KTF x
     
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  19. Steesafc

    Steesafc Striker

    Quality.
     
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  20. Maravilla

    Maravilla Striker

    Fantastic gesture
     
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