This is Alex Snaith, his grandmother contacted ITV News Tyne Tees to tell us that Fabio Borini gave him his pre-match training top, just before kick-off at Wembley. Quite a keepsake!
The Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has said that the level of support from the fans could prove vital in his team's bid to maintain their Premier League status.
"The connection between the team and the fans is getting stronger and stronger and that will help us to stay up", he said.
His comments come after tens of thousands of Sunderland fans travelled to Wembley to watch their team in the League Cup Final. It would have been the club's first major trophy since 1973 but on the day they lost 3-1 to Manchester City.
Fabio Borini has donated the shirt he was wearing at the match against Manchester City to charity. The player, who scored within the first ten minutes, is giving the shirt to @BarrowForMarrow raising money for The Anthony Nolan Trust.
Hi rob! @barrowformarrow Erin told me about u & Charlie last yr. Id like to donate my match shirt from yesterday to your cause. ? good luck!
TELEGRAPH City were deservedly trailing at the break, failing to match the hunger of Gus Poyet’s gutsy, well-organised Sunderland.
GUARDIAN Sunderland had given everything and deserved the lead that Fabio Borini had supplied 10 minutes.
DAILY MAIL Sunderland created good chances.
JOURNAL Proud Gus Poyet urges Sunderland to survive and prosper in FA Cup.
NORTHERN ECHO Each and every Black Cats player dared for as long as they could.
Vito Mannone said he can't fault anyone in the Sunderland team and added that they were spot on. The goalkeeper said the Black Cats are proud.
Gus Poyet spoke to Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke about how proud he is of Sunderland fans and his team.