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Sunderland: Fans buzz at Carl Winchester call up

Sunderland: Fans buzz at Carl Winchester call up -Sunderland News

Sunderland ace Carl Winchester has been called up to Northern Ireland’s squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

And, as to be expected, a number of Sunderland supporters have been sharing their positive thoughts to the news on social media.

Winchester already has one senior cap to his name for Northern Ireland which came over a decade ago and will hopefully add to that in games against Switzerland and Bulgaria.

The 28-year-old has been a regular at right-back under Lee Johnson, starting every League One encounter so far. He’s been ranked in the top five Sunderland performers, as per WhoScored, with an average match rating of 7.11/10.

Winchester has also scored three times in the third-tier this season, and a number of supporters were quick to heap praise on him following his call up.

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Sunderland fans react

The Black Cats posted on their official Twitter page regarding Winchester’s call up on Monday afternoon. This is what these Sunderland fans had to say in reply, with one labelling it as ‘fantastic’.

“I am genuinely so happy for him”

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“GOOOOWAN”

Credit: @Kieran_Healey11

“Fantastic!!”

Credit: @GeoffGsm

“Fully deserved, he’s been class so far this season”

Credit: @SAFCGeorge6

“Fully deserved he’s been brilliant this season”

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“Fully deserved excellent to see all those players on international duty, the club has a good feeling about it. This international break has come just at the right time for us.”

Credit: @thedozeffect

In other news: ‘Made feel a lot better’ – Lots of Sunderland fans hail ‘brilliant’ weekend post. 


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