Grant Leadbitter and Luke O'Nien deliver social media messages that Sunderland fans will love

Grant Leadbitter and Luke O’Nien have taken to social media this morning following Sunday’s cup win.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 6:37 am

Lee Johnson’s side defeated Tranmere Rovers in the final of the Papa John’s Trophy ending a 47 year and 10 months Wembley losing streak in the process.

But Sunderland will now turn their attentions back towards League One.

Indeed, Johnson’s men are just two points adrift of the automatic promotion placed but with 13 games still left to play.

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Lee Burge of Sunderland celebrates victory with teammate Luke O'Nien following the Papa John's Trophy Final match between Sunderland and Tranmere Rovers.
Lee Burge of Sunderland celebrates victory with teammate Luke O'Nien following the Papa John's Trophy Final match between Sunderland and Tranmere Rovers.

And there is no rest for the wicked with Sunderland set to travel to the Wham Stadium to face Accrington Stanley on Wednesday.

Luke O’Nien and Grant Leadbitter however, remain aware of their important task of winning promotion to the Championship following Sunday’s Papa John’s Trophy final victory.

Speaking on Instagram, Leadbitter said: “Good Morning Sunderland. Great day for the football club. Quickly move onto Wednesday.”

Luke O’Nien added: "Morning everyone!!! Special day for everyone connected to @SunderlandAFC yesterday. But New week, New focus!! Back to the league we go.”

Lynden Gooch of Sunderland and Grant Leadbitter pose with the trophy.

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