Checkatrade Trophy final attendance breaks record for EFL competition and is only just short of Camp Nou figure where Lionel Messi starred

The Checkatrade Trophy final between Portsmouth and Sunderland set an attendace record for the EFL Trophy. At Wembley on Sunday afternoon, there were 85,021 in to see Pompey win on penalties, which is the biggest in the competition’s history. RECORD BREAKER!! Today’s attendance is the biggest-ever in the history of the EFL Trophy!@officialpompey @SunderlandAFC 👏 […]

Portsmouth 2-2 Sunderland (5-4 on pens): Pompey clinch Checkatrade Trophy on penalties in dramatic Wembley final

Portsmouth clinched the Checkatrade Trophy with a dramatic 5-4 shootout victory over Sunderland at Wembley. Lee Cattermole saw the Black Cats’ second penalty saved by Craig MacGillivray as a thrilling final was decided on penalties following a 2-2 draw after extra time. A crowd of 85,021 – a record for the EFL Trophy final – […]

Sunderland fans take over Trafalgar Square in London ahead of Checkatrade Trophy final against Portsmouth

Sunderland fans took over London’s Trafalgar Square on Saturday night ahead of their cup final appearance at Wembley. The club play Portsmouth in the Checkatrade Trophy final and arrived in the capital in their thousands. #SAFC fans take over Trafalgar Square ahead of the #CheckatradeTrophyFinal Absolutely incredible scenes 👏👏 — talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) March 31, […]