O’Neill’s Gordon vow: Football Echo exclusive

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Don’t miss tonight’s fabulous Football Echo – as the build-up to Sunderland’s FA Cup tie at Peterborough United builds up.

Black Cats manager Martin O’Neill discusses the future of keeper Craig Gordon, while we speak to James McClean, Seb Larsson, captain Lee Cattermole and goalkeeper Simon Mignolet as well as focusing on the big third round tie.

There’s also Tony Gillan’s unmissable View From The Bridge, plus Yesterdays – looking back on a 4-0 Sunderland win over Brighton in January, 1973, which provided the first signs of the sparkling form which would bring cup glory at Wembley four months later.

Brian Patterson gives his away-day guide to both Peterborough and Chelsea, and we have a picture special on Sunderland’s games since the last edition of the Football Echo on December 17 – covering the wins over QPR, Manchester City and Wigan, and the games against Tottenham and Everton.

There’s a packed page of letters as fans hail the impact of new manager O’Neill.

We delve into the Football Echo archives to look back on the local football scene from 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago – and we also have all the live action from today’s third round FA Cup ties.

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