See tonight’s online Football Echo for a four-page picture special as the Red and White Army heads south to Wembley for tomorrow’s Capital One Cup final clash of Sunderland and Manchester City.
Photographer Peter Berry was at Park Lane bus station for the big send-off as the advance troops set off.
The Football Echo features the biggest and best build-up to the Wembley showpiece.
Your cup final special online Football Echo is available from around 6.45pm on sunderlandecho.com and the Sunderland Echo app
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