Pop star Ed Sheeran poses for photo with a fan in Northampton

Sports fans got a surprise yesterday as singer Ed Sheeran popped to Northampton to support his girlfriend, Cherry Seaborn who was playing in a local hockey match.

Sunday, 26th March 2017, 1:39 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:28 pm
Pop star Ed Sheeran took a snap with a fan yesterday after supporting his hockey-player girlfriend, Cherry

Following the game at Northampton Hockey Club (The Saints) in Pitsford Road, Moulton he went to the Northampton Saints Cricket Club in Birchfield Road where he took a snap with a fan.

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Chronicle & Echo reader, Mick who Tweeted the photo of the singer/songwriter posing with his wife said: "Cherry - his girlfriend - had played hockey at Moulton Park and he was there to support her and the team."

Sheeran, who grew up in Framlingham, Suffolk, released his third album, ÷ (pronounced “Divide”) on March 3.