The photos you'll only understand if you shared Sunderland's play-off agony and despair

It's wasn't meant to be.

By Mark Donnelly
Monday, 27 May, 2019, 10:41
Sunderland's promotion dream ended at Wembley

Sunderland's promotion dream ended in the cruellest way possible at Wembley, despite a fantastic effort from the travelling supporters who looked to roar them on to victory.

Were you among the crowd at Wembley?
Were you among the crowd at Wembley?
Aiden McGeady show his disappointment
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
Late heartbreak
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
Lee Cattermole was visibly emotional
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
It was a tough defeat to take
Sunderland players shared the pain
The Black Cats came agonisingly close
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?

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Jack Ross comforts his players
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
Luke O'Nien takes a moment with his thoughts
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
Were you in the crowd at Wembley?
A tough one to take
Max Power applauds the fantastic supporters
It was a horrible way to suffer defeat
Sunderland's players were visibly emotional
Jack Ross spent time with his thoughts
Jon McLaughlin shows his appreciation to the supporters
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