Spartak Moscow sends message to Aiden McGeady and Sunderland following cup final win

Aiden McGeady and Sunderland have been congratulated by Spartak Moscow.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 6:36 am

McGeady – who used to play for the Russian outfit – set up Lynden Gooch’s winner in the Papa John’s Trophy final on Sunday afternoon.

The tense 1-0 victory over Tranmere Rovers marked the end of a 48-year wait for a win at the national stadium.

The win sparked scenes of celebration from Sunderland players with the 34-year-old Republic of Ireland international at the heart of it all.

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Indeed, McGeady’s former club Spartak Moscow, who he turned out for between 2010 and 2014, congratulated their former player on social media following the game.

On Twitter, Spartak Moscow posted: “Hats off to our former man Aiden McGeady on winning the EFL Trophy (extremely yummy sponsorship name nowadays tbh) with @SunderlandAFC!”

Sunderland face Accrington Stanley at the Wham Stadium on Wednesday evening as Lee Johnson’s men look to continue their assault on the automatic promotion places.

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Aiden McGeady of Sunderland battles for possession with Liam Feeney of Tranmere Rovers during the Papa John's Trophy final match.

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