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A drunk Sunderland fan intervenes during an interview on BBC Look North before a Checkatrade Trophy semi-final against Bristol Rovers
(Image: Twitter/JamJar)

VIDEO: Drunk Sunderland fan interrupts interview on BBC Look North before Checkatrade Trophy semi-final

Gatecrashes chat with swaying and chanting.

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Howling at this nugget #safc pic.twitter.com/amH8CEWDfp

— JamJar (@NorthernJam) March 5, 2019

A drunk Sunderland supporter gatecrashed a BBC Look North interview with a fellow fan before the Checkatrade Trophy semi-final at Bristol Rovers.

The man remains swaying in the background despite a friend attempting to lead him away, and he proceeds to put his arm around the interviewee.

He also chants right up in his face before also engaging presenter Jeff Brown in an uninvited embrace.

Jack Ross’s Black Cats side won 2-0 on Tuesday night, with goals either side of half-time from Will Grigg and Lewis Morgan taking them through to the final.

The daft git is that pissed that he probably thinks it's the semi final of the FA Cup.

— Burnsie #NUFC (@Optimistoon) March 5, 2019

There they will meet Portsmouth at Wembley on March 31st, with Sunderland looking to land their first piece of silverware since the 2006-07 Championship title.

They are also in the hunt for promotion from League One, where they currently lie 3rd – three points ahead of Pompey.