Costel Pantilimon and Joe Hart (right) are vying to play in goal for Manchester City tomorrow

Capital One Cup Final: Manchester City v Sunderland - Joe Hart ‘man enough’ to accept being dropped for Costel Pantilimon

Joe Hart has said he will be “man enough” to accept being dropped for a Wembley final. The England goalkeeper is likely to make way for Costel Pantilimon for the Capital One Cup final, just as he replaced the Romanian for last year’s FA Cup final against Wigan Athletic.

Dennis Tueart is sure that Gus Poyet (above) will use the 1973 final as part of his team talk at Wembley tomorrow

Capital One Cup Final: Manchester City v Sunderland - Black Cats need to believe like we did in ’73, says Dennis Tueart

The legendary Wembley shock against Leeds offers Gus Poyet some pointers on how to upset the odds

Former Sunderland loanee Jonny Evans dragged United back into the tie with a first-half header, but they needed a last-gasp Javier Hernandez strike to take it to penalties after Bardsley's 119th-minute goal looked to have booked Sunderland's trip to Wembley. But David Moyes' men wasted their reprieve in a dreadful shoot-out in which only Darren Fletcher was successful for the hosts, to allow Marcos Alonso and Ki to complete the job for the Wearsiders.

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The two teams meet at Wembley on Sunday afternoon

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Adam Johnson controls the ball during a training session with Sunderland

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The winger says a victory on Sunday would be a career highlight

Chris Powell celebrates Charlton's 2-1 FA Cup fifth round victory over Sheffield Wednesday by swinging on the crossbar in front of the celebrating away fans

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Charlton 2: Chris Powell delighted after Charlton sneak 'under the radar' to reach FA quarter-finals

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Steve Bruce admitted he was dreaming of FA Cup success after Hull's 2-1 victory over Brighton

Hull 2 Brighton 1: Tigers dreaming of Wembley as Steve Bruce targets a 'memorable season'

The Hull manager praised his side after their fifth round victory put them 90 minutes away from a Wembley semi-final appearance

Curtis Davies knows ‘they all count’ after his bizarre goal for Hull City last night
Leon Best competes with Charlton’s Michael Morrison for possession at Hillsborough during a tense FA Cup fifth round encounter

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Charlton fans celebrate Johnnie Jackson's goal in the Championship clash with QPR

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Samir Nasri made his return from injury to score City's second and secure the victory

Manchester City v Sunderland: Samir Nasri fears repeat of Arsenal failure in Capital One Cup final

The Gunners 2011 defeat was the start of a run of poor form that cost them the Premier League title and Nasri acknowledges that victory will provide a massive boost for the rest of the season

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Manchester City fixtures: City must play Wigan in FA Cup just three days before Barcelona trip

Manuel Pellegrini's side will be travelling to Spain hoping to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit in the Champions League

Liverpool’s Luis Suarez is brought down by Alex Oxlade-Chamblerlain but referee Howard Webb refused to award a penalty

Luis Suarez penalty claim: Howard Webb should never referee a Liverpool game again, says John Aldridge

The official waved away what looked a clear penalty for Liverpool in their FA Cup defeat to Arsenal

Steve Bruce (L) and Oscar Garcia (R) have hit out at a Uefa regulation that means their sides will play two matches in two days

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