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The Sunderland players set for a big chance to impress against Grimsby Town

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Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 8:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 8:00 am

A Wembley final provided a memorable weekend for the club last time out but the immense pressure to win promotion supercedes anything else. As such, you can expect to see a number of the club’s younger players handed an opportunity to impress, starting when Grimsby Town visit the Stadium of Light on Tuesday night. Nevertheless, the competition’s selection rules will necessitate the involvement of some senior players. And with the Black Cats set to go into a long break before the Wycombe game, it’s a valuable chance for Jack Ross to top up some of his player’s match fitness. Here’s who you can expect to see in action...

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