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Twitter joy: Sunderland players past and present celebrate semi-final win

Fabio Borini.

Fabio Borini.

PLAYERS past and present took to Twitter following the match to congratulate the Black Cats on their amazing win.

On loan striker Fabio Borini tweeted: “Tonight @SAFCofficial The fans, the players took a piece of my heart forever! Thank you everyone! I love football!! wembleyyyy”

Former midfielder David Meyler, now at Hull, said: “Delighted for the Sunderland lads. Well earned. Great day out to look forward too for the mackems!!”

Ex-Everton star Tim Cahill, wrote: “Congratulations to @SAFCofficial fans. Have had a rough ride over the years. #BigResult”

Current defender Carlos Cuellar said: “Yeeeeeeeeeeeeesssssss!!!! Lest go to Wembley!!!! Well done lads!!”

Former Black Cat Michael Gray poked fun at his famous 1998 play-off penalty miss, which saw Sunderland miss out on a place in the Premier League. He tweeted: “I was up next to take a pen hahahahaahahahaaaaaa #SAFC #wemberrrlllyyyy” while manager that day Peter Reid took to Twitter to write: “Congratulations SAFC.”

Sunderland legend Marco Gabbiadini said: “Amazing scenes at Old Trafford Proud to be an honorary Mackem.”

 

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