Sunderland fans filed out the ground well ahead of full-time

The 21 photos you'll only understand if you shared Sunderland's Lincoln City agony

Sunderland suffered only their second defeat of the campaign at Lincoln City – on an agonising afternoon at Sincil Bank.

Sunday, 6th October 2019, 11:00 am

From controversial calls to squandered sights of goal, there was little for fans of the Black Cats to cheer about on a disappointing afternoon in Lincolnshire. Our photographer, Frank Reid, captured all the emotion from the trip to Sincil Bank – with some key shots from both on and off the field that you will only understand if you shared the agony of a rare defeat. Scroll down and click through the pages to see the photos:

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