Newcastle United have continued to show a human touch with a wonderful gesture to a lifelong fan of the club.
The club posted a letter to the family of the late Ernest Wears, in which they expressed their condolences at his passing.
A picture of the letter, which is signed by Sue Barker – P.A to Rafa Benitez, was posted on the social media website Twitter.
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The caption along with the tweet read: “Incredibly nice, uneeded, unselfish touch. Absolutely love this club, my grandad would’ve loved this.”
Dated the 15th of September 2016, the letter read as follows: “Dear All, On behalf of Rafa Benitez and the team, I send my condolence following the loss of one of our greatest fans.
“I know Ernest was a loyal supporter of the Clyb and continued to shout for “the Toon” even when moving out of the area. I am sure you have all heard many a story of the ups and down of the team over the years and listened to the frustrations Ernest may have had too!