West Bromwich Albion stars spread birthday cheer to elderly in lockdown

West Bromwich Albion players of past and present have been calling elderly fans to wish them a happy birthday during lockdown.

Club captain Chris Brunt and team captain Jake Livermore led a player initiative to call supporters over the age of 70 who were celebrating their birthdays last week.

Romaine Sawyers, Filip Krovinovic, Charlie Austin, Kieran Gibbs and former Baggie, Brendon Batson, were also spreading birthday congratulations to the unsuspecting fans.

Take a look below to see the players sending their birthday wishes.

“To be honest, I think the lads got as much of a buzz from it as the fans did.

Jake Livermore

The club is looking to continue spreading the birthday wishes in the coming weeks.

Last week they also announced that The Hawthorns will be used for temporary maternity clinics, allowing expectant mothers to avoid hospital visits during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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