Sunderland begin their Emirates FA Cup venture this weekend when Gillingham make the 600-mile round trip to the Stadium of Light. 

Ahead of the game, Phil Parkinson went in front of the media to talk about the famous cup competition and preview Saturday’s round one tie. 

The Black Cats boss also offered a team news update before highlighting the need to issue a response to Tuesday’s Trophy defeat.

Watch the press conference in full by clicking play in the panel above.

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