STEVE Bruce will bid to inflict more relegation misery on Mick McCarthy tomorrow – eight years after sending the then Sunderland manager to the Championship.
McCarthy was unable to halt Sunderland’s slide after being appointed at the Stadium of Light with two months remaining of the 2002-03 19-point season.
But it was Bruce’s Birmingham who confirmed Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship with a 2-0 win at St Andrew’s in April 2003.
While Sunderland cannot relegate Wolves in their final home game at the Stadium of Light tomorrow, they can make life difficult for McCarthy.
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