A Preston-based Forest fan who voted for Andy Reid as their Mercure Player of the Month for August was invited to collect his award at the Academy on Monday.Gary Stones, who was selected at random, and two of his friends, Julian Hall and Claire Balshaw, took up a once in a lifetime opportunity to see and chat to the players in their training environment.
They watched training and visited Sean O’Driscoll’s office, as well as the gym and canteen.
Afterwards, they caught up with Andy to chat about the great start Forest, and particularly Andy, had made to the season, before both the player and supporters were presented with overnight stays at the Mercure Hotels.
As the players finished training, Gary, Julian and Claire collected a number of autographs and posed for priceless photographs with some of the players.
To be in with the chance of emulating Gary, make sure you vote for September’s Player of the Month sponsored by Mercure.