Manchester United and Liverpool will field their U21 sides in the Checkatrade Trophy for the first time in the 2019/20 season.
Oliver Hawkins scored the decisive penalty as Portsmouth beat Sunderland 5-4 on penalties to win the 2019 Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley.
Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett says he remains hopeful his side can achieve automatic promotion from League One after winning the Checkatrade Trophy.
Jack Ross says the Checkatrade Trophy final shootout defeat to Portsmouth has left Sunderland feeling "sore".
Reaction and match highlights from Portsmouth's Checkatrade Trophy shootout win over Sunderland.
The 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy final is upon us, so we have picked out some of the best goals from this season's competition to get you in the mood!
Portsmouth forward Ronan Curtis could return to their squad for the Checkatrade Trophy final against Sunderland at Wembley on Sunday.
Portsmouth hit rock bottom but they are a different club now as they plot the route back.
Portsmouth return to Wembley for the first time in nine years for the Checkatrade Trophy final on Sunday, and the first man there will be kit man Kev McCormack.
Thousands of Sunderland fans took over Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday in a stunning show of support ahead of the Checkatrade Trophy final.
Goals from Will Grigg and Lewis Morgan sent Sunderland into the Checkatrade Trophy final with a 2-0 win at Bristol Rovers.
Sunderland manager Jack Ross said reaching the Checkatrade Trophy final meant even more after the club's wretched few years.
Look back on the action as Sunderland beat Bristol Rovers to reach the final of the Checkatrade Trophy.
Portsmouth booked their place in March's Checkatrade Trophy final after a resounding 3-0 win over Bury at Gigg Lane on Tuesday.
Sunderland reached the semi-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy with a 2-0 victory over Manchester City U21s on Tuesday.
Peterborough reached the quarter-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy after beating Chelsea U21s 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Sunderland reached the Checkatrade Trophy quarter-finals with a 4-0 win over the U21 side of arch-rivals Newcastle.
A further 10 people have been arrested following violent scenes at the derby between Port Vale and Stoke City on December 4, 2018.
Rochdale scored twice in injury-time to beat Oldham 2-0 and advance to the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy.
Sunderland will face Newcastle's U21s in the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy.
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