RIP George Pitcher, ‘red sheep of the family’

RIP George Pitcher
RIP George Pitcher

It seems particularly pertinent to choose today to post a brief tribute to a Sunderland supporter who was born in Newcastle. Rest in peace, George …

In our age of electronic communication, it is quite possible to know other people a little, or even a lot, without ever having met or spoken to them.

So it is with the Blackcats e-mail list, a disparate group of Sunderland fans scattered to assorted corners of the world. When names pop up, I can identify a few fellow supporters I have known for years, a few I am on nodding terms with and many more I have never met.

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