The team have arrived at Victoria Park ahead of tonight’s game
The likes of Lee Cattermole, John O’Shea and Steven Fletcher are expected to see game time as Sunderland continue their pre-season preparations with a short trip to Hartlepool.
Poyet set to hand run-outs to more senior players…
Ha’way the Lasses!
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On this day in 1995 Michael Gray bagged a hat-trick in a 6-0 friendly victory at Drogheda
Review the action from last night’s win at Brunton Park with our FREE highlights on SAFSee, available here:
Review the best of the action from win at Carlisle…
Here’s our match report from Brunton Park as Mikael Mandron came off the bench to score a fine winning goal.
Mandron scores only goal in friendly win…
Big smiles from goal scorer Mikael Mandron, who’s hoping for more chances to shine during pre-season
FULL TIME: Carlisle United 0 Sunderland 1
Carlisle United 0 Sunderland 1: A fine finish from Mikael Mandron sees Gus Poyet’s side break the deadlock at Brunton Park. He steered the ball past the keeper and right into the bottom corner of the net. Ha’way the Lads!
Red and white army in the sunshine at Brunton Park
HALF TIME: Carlisle United 0 Sunderland 0
Sunderland v Carlisle: Mannone; Jones, Diakite, Brown, N’Diaye; Cabral, Gomez, Mavrias, Karlsson; Giaccherini, Wickham.
Subs: Cartright, Dixon, Robson, Beadling, Mcnamee, Agnew, Honeyman, Smith, Gooch, Lawson, Mandron.
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Gus Poyet shares a joke with Carlisle boss and former #SAFC man Graham Kavanagh ahead of the game
Arrived at Brunton Park, awaiting the arrival of the red and white army!