Football - Black Cats without Sessegnon

Sunderland midfielder Stephane Sessegnon will not make the trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday after being arrested and charged with drink driving.

PA Sport Report

But striker Steven Fletcher will hope for a first appearance for the club in more than five months in the Barclays Premier League clash.

The Scotland international was an unused substitute for the 4-2 Capital One Cup victory over MK Dons on Tuesday night after recovering from ankle surgery and has been included in the travelling party.

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