The Roar! Can Sunderland end their Wembley hoodoo and who will star in Lee Johnson's defence against Tranmere Rovers?

The Roar podcast is back for another episode!

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 5:00 pm
The Roar! A podcast brought to you by the Sunderland Echo's SAFC team.

Richard Mennear, Phil Smith, Mark Donnelly and James Copley preview this Sunday's Papa John's Trophy final game against Tranmere Rovers.

And the Black Cats come into the game in good form, with Lee Johnson’s side unbeaten in eight games in all competitions following a win on Tuesday.

Goals from Charlie Wyke and Jordan Jones were enough to give Lee Johnson’s side a first victory against Portsmouth at Fratton Park since 1997.

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But Sunderland haven't won at Wembley since 1973 and lost in the final of this competition on penalties two seasons ago.

However, the Black Cats face League Two opposition and stand a good chance of recording a memorable cup final win albeit without fans in the stadium.

During this podcast, we take you through everything you need to know ahead of the clash and the key talking points.