Lee Burge of Sunderland celebrates victory with team mate Luke O'Nien following the Papa John's Trophy Final match between Sunderland and Tranmere Rovers.

'Crucial' 'Terrific' Phil Smith's Sunderland AFC player ratings as Black Cats win Papa John's Trophy after Tranmere Rovers victory

Sunderland lifted the Papa John’s Trophy after a 1-0 win over Tranmere Rovers at Wembley Stadium – but who stood out for the Black Cats?

Sunday, 14th March 2021, 5:28 pm

Lynden Gooch scored the only goal of the game in the 57th minute when he converted Aiden McGeady’s pass with a neat finish.

Our chief football writer Phil Smith has dished out his marks from the match – scroll down and flick through the pages of our picture gallery to see how each player fared:

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