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Our man Phil Butler reckons Parky will make two changes to Sunderland’s starting line up tonight, including a surprise debut... Who’s limbering up ready for a first start? HE: (4-3-3) Norman, Tanner, Hayden, McDonald, Anderton, Devine, Mellish, J. Riley, Walker, G.Reilly, Alessandra.

Good chance for squad players to get some minutes, and hopefully one of our forwards will get amongst the goals and give us that boost we desperately need. The beaten play-off finalists in the-season-that-never-was are fancied this season too, but haven’t got off to the best of starts. With another early game against potential promotion candidates, although one that happens to be a little wounded right now, provides Phil Parkinson’s side an opportunity to be on the front foot from the first whistle.

Two years later we went in as favourites and won on penalties and the love affair with the competition was rife from then on. I’d fully expect to see him start at the Stadium of Light as he needs the game time, and he completed 90 minutes against Fleetwood in the first set of group fixtures. We beat Carlisle 3-1 in pre-season, so let’s go one better and get four and a clean sheet. In terms of how we approach this game, the absence of Dobson should be a positive, provided he’s replaced by Scowen. ON THIS DAY (1993): ‘Son of Pele’ Martin Smith makes his Sunderland debut at Roker Park against Luton - and he scored in front of his own people to seal the victory! To find out more about the cookies, see our cookie policy, Score Draw official retro football shirts are licensed and endorsed by over 40 football clubs and national associations accommodating over 600 styles from over five decades - the market leader.Read more about us, THE LEADING OFFICIAL RETRO FOOTBALL SHIRT STORE, UK ORDERS OVER £50 | FREE STANDARD DELIVERY. Right then, time to get one right. 1-1. I’m going for his replacement Danny Graham to bag an equaliser in the second half and for us to emerge from The Valley with a point. We sat down for a chat with Crewe fan Stuart to get his perspective ahead of Sunderland’s clash with The Railwaymen tonight - he’s tipping Mika Mandron to cause us bother AGAIN... On This Day (20 Oct 1993): ‘Son of Pele’ Martin Smith scores on his Sunderland debut! We sat down for a chat with Crewe fan Stuart to get his perspective ahead of Sunderland’s clash with The Railwaymen tonight - he’s tipping Mika Mandron to cause us bother AGAIN... On This Day (20 Oct 1993): ‘Son of Pele’ Martin Smith scores on his Sunderland debut! Another goalless first half is on the cards, a dull affair with Parky feeling out a probably whole new Charlton side. I would expect Chris Beech to bring in Danny Devine, Joe Riley and Gavin Reilly - all players who might have been expected to have more of an impact so far. One half of the famous ’ G-Force ’ strike partnership, alongside Marco Gabbiadini, when Sunderland finished fifth in Division Two in 1989-90 to set up a Promotion Semi-Final Play Off against Newcastle United. An experienced striker who has been repeatedly linked to Sunderland is off to a club in India; Danny Graham explains why he left Blackburn; and Asamoah Gyan WILL NOT play for free!