Sunderland manager Jack Ross admits he would rather be relaxing on holiday than preparing for another trip to Wembley.
Jack Ross has ordered Sunderland not to leave anything to chance by booking their place in the Sky Bet League One play-off final with a victory at Portsmouth.
Sunderland will take a one-goal lead to Fratton Park on Thursday night after they shrugged off the second-half dismissal of Alim Ozturk to claim a 1-0 win over Portsmouth in the first leg of their League One play-off semi-final.
Sunderland boss Jack Ross will once again make a late check on winger Aiden McGeady ahead of the club’s revenge mission against Sky Bet League One promotion rivals Portsmouth.
Chris Maguire could return to contention for the first time since February when Sunderland host fellow promotion-chasers Doncaster.
Speculation is rife over the futures of Dons stars Niall McGinn and Jonny Hayes.
Gordon Strachan today praised Scotland's international rookies like Aberdeen's Kenny McLean for their part in the 1-0 win in the Czech Republic.
OXFORD United have announced the signing of former Dons striker Chris Maguire.