READERS have congratulated an eight-year-old Barrovian and Barrow AFC fan after he receivied a special gift from an England football star.

Joshua Hewson was stunned to get a surprise delivery of a Playstation 5 from Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford.

Rashford sent the console as a thank you for Joshua’s amazing Christmas foodbank initiative and said it was 'nothing less than he deserves'.

Lisa Friend said: “Well done brilliant.”

Anne Lowther said: “That’s brilliant, to be recognised for hard work.”

Andrew Mcbride said: “Top Geezer Joshua.”

Barbara Broadhead said: “Absolutely brilliant! What a lovely surprise for Josh and well deserved. It is also a testament to Marcus Rashford who recognises a kind deed and encourages kids to work hard and think about others.”

Haveyoursay2107 said: “A very nice surprise but how much more publicity does this man want. Is he after a Knighthood now.”

Shoequeen22 said: “Fantastic Josh , well done.”

Liz Leech said: "Well done young man."

Marie Louise Dewey said: "Well done Joshua, what a star.."

Mac Miles said: "Could have sent Fifa instead of pro evolution soccer."

Tracey Carruthers said: "Fantastic,well done Joshua."

Suzanne Thompson said: "Well done Joshua."