Games between Portsmouth and Sunderland have become more regular than fans of each club would like.
Both sides, in the not too distant past, have Premier League experience and Pompey boss Danny Cowley has been discussing the great history shared between the two sides that are both aiming to get themselves back into the Championship:
“This year, there is a lot of big clubs isn’t there?
"I think eight ex-Premier League clubs, I think someone said 14/15 FA Cups between us.
“I think between the managers something like 50 promotions, so it is a top league with some big clubs and some top players in it. It is incredibly competitive.”
A fourth-straight win in all competitions for Sunderland on Saturday would keep them top of the table.
Ahead of the weekend’s big-game, we look at all the latest talk from around League One:
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1. Dons want to tie-down Anthony Hartigan ‘quickly’
AFC Wimbledon's Anthony Hartigan has been linked with moves to Bolton Wanderers and Hull City recently, but Dons boss Mark Robinson has insisted that the club will act ‘quickly’ to tie-down the 21 year-old whose contract runs out in the summer (London News Online). (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Photo: Clive Rose
2. Mingi set for National League loan
Portsmouth’s Jay Mingi is set to be loaned out by the club with a move to the National League being eyed-up by Pompey (Hampshire Live). (Photo by Jacques Feeney/Getty Images)
Photo: Jacques Feeney
3. Ipswich Town new-signing reveals huge ambition
George Edmundson has revealed that one of the main reasons for joining up at Portman Road this summer was because of Paul Cook and Mark Ashton’s project with the Tractor Boys, admitting they’re aiming to be a Premier League team (TWTD). (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)
Photo: Lewis Storey
4. Gillingham delivered injury blow
Ahead of their clash with promotion-chasing Wigan Athletic, it has been revealed that top-scorer Vadaine Oliver could miss the game through injury. Oliver picked up a rib-injury during Tuesday’s match with Cambridge United (Kent Online). (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Photo: Justin Setterfield