Port Vale 1 Sunderland 2: Black Cats make it through to second round of Carabao Cup

Sunderland came through late Port Vale rally and a floodlight failure to book their place in the second round of the Carabao Cup.
SHIELDS GAZETTE Aug 11

League One & Championship transfer rumours: Tottenham Hotspur starlet to seal move to Sunderland today, Liverpool ready to offload Sheffield United target

Lee Johnson was pleased with Alex Pritchard’s debut in their win over Port Vale yesterday.
SUNDERLANDECHO.COM Aug 11

Lee Johnson: Sunderland win over Port Vale was learning experience

SUNDERLAND'S young guns will have gained a lot tonight from their eventful EFL cup tie win over Port Vale according to manager Lee Johnson.
THE NORTHERN ECHO Aug 10

Hawkes shines and Pritchard shows his quality - Sunderland player ratings as they reach EFL Cup second round

Here's how James Hunter rated the Black Cats' players following their League One first-round clash with Port Vale
CHRONICLELIVE Aug 10

LIVE: Sunderland 2-1 Port Vale (EFL Cup 1st Round Match)

* Live coverage as Sunderland lead Port Vale 2-0 * Josh Hawkes strike and Aiden O'Brien's penalty give Sunderland lead *Jamie Proctor pulls one...
THE NORTHERN ECHO Aug 10

MATCH REPORT: Sunderland advance with 2-1 win over Port Vale

As far as EFL Cup first round ties go, this one took a while to get going but it sprang into life in a game where everything seemed to happen...
THE NORTHERN ECHO Aug 10
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