Tension and torment on the terraces as Sunderland fans watch relegation nightmare unfold

A tearful-looking Sunderland fan as the club slip into League One.
A tearful-looking Sunderland fan as the club slip into League One.

Sunderland fell into football’s third tier in typically dramatic style as two late Burton Albion goals condemned them to relegation.

As our gallery of pictures from Saturday’s match at the Stadium of Light illustrates, the club’s loyal fans certainly experienced a range of emotions as the drama unfolded.