Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke was at Wembley with Sunderland fans for ITV News Tyne Tees.
Thousands of fans have travelled to Wembley. The Black Cats are the underdogs - but this is Sunderland, and anything could happen.
Cup Final fever has been sweeping across Sunderland as fans and the club head to Wembley hoping to achieve a historic victory once more.
A week ago, they were the nation's cup darlings. Now, Sunderland are just another team in the Premier League relegation dog fight.
Tomorrow, it gets serious, when fellow strugglers Crystal Palace visit the Stadium of Light.
- Played for Colywn Bay, Weymouth and Crewe Alexandria but career was cut short by injuries
- Began coaching career as Youth System Director at Wrexham
- Joined Liverpool as a coach in 2002
- Moved to Chelsea in 2005 to become Youth Team Coach under Jose Mourinho. Was made Chief Scout after Frank Arnesen was appointed Sporting Director
- Joined Hamburg SV as Technical Director in 2011
- Appointed Sporting Director at Sunderland on 12 March 2014
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has welcomed the arrival of Lee Congerton as the club's Sporting Director.
The Uruguayan said:
– Gus Poyet, Sunderland AFC Head Coach
"I would like to welcome Lee to the club. Recruitment is one of the most important areas in football nowadays, so I'm looking forward to working alongside Lee for the best of the club."
Sunderland have appointed Lee Congerton as the club's Sporting Director.
Speaking about his new role, he said:
– Lee Congerton
"I'm delighted to join Sunderland AFC and would like to thank the Board and owner for this great opportunity. Working alongside Gus and his team was one of the influential factors in me joining the club and something that I am very much looking forward to."
Sunderland have announced that Lee Congerton has been appointed as the club's Sporting Director.
Congerton joins the Black Cats from his previous post as technical director at Bundesliga side Hamburg SV. He has also held back-room staff roles at Wrexham, Liverpool and Chelsea prior to his spell in Germany.
Sunderland fans outside the KC Stadium in Hull were disappointed by their side's 3-0 defeat in the FA Cup quarter final. After last week's trip to Wembley in the League Cup, many said they really thought they would win.
Sunderland's dreams of another cup final were crushed after a 3-0 defeat at Hull City. For ITV Sports match report and highlights** click here**.
Gus Poyet and his team have arrived in Hull ahead of this afternoon's FA Cup quarter final. A victory would give Sunderland another trip to Wembley.
The reality of Sunderland's relegation battle can wait a while longer: fans are dreaming of another trip to Wembley, The club could book their place in the semi-final - which is played at Wembley - if Gus Pouyet's team win at Hull in the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke reports.
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he has found it difficult this week not to think about his side's crucial Premier League match against Crystal Palace on March 15.
Before that game, the Black Cats face Hull City in their FA Cup quarter-final this weekend.