After surviving a decade of turmoil the two sides meet in Checkatrade Trophy final on Sunday as promotion rivals in League One
Much has happened to Portsmouth and Sunderland since February 2010 when the pair drew 1-1 at Fratton Park in their last Premier League meeting – little of it good.
Punctuated by debts and defeats, arrests and administration, relegation and regrets, the intervening years have not been kind to the Checkatrade Trophy finalists and League One promotion rivals.
Source: Football News
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