Fans of the U.K. soccer club Sunderland who traveled to watch their side lose in an 8-0 drubbing last Saturday are set to be refunded the value of their match tickets.
The English Premier League club gave a woeful display at the hands of Southampton and very nearly managed to produce its worst league performance on record. Amid the shame and embarrassment for all the players and management, the club decided to reimburse its supporters.
"Sunderland's players have today offered to refund supporters the cost of their match tickets, as well as supporting a local charity," the club said in statement on Tuesday. Club captain and defender John O'Shea added that the team wanted to acknowledge and thank the supporters who traveled such a long way.
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