WATCH: Grant Leadbitter and Lee Cattermole share special moment after passing of Leadbitter’s mother

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Grant Leadbitter helped Sunderland reach the League One play-off final just a day after his mum died.

Leadbitter’s mother sadly passed away the day before the game but the 33 year old decided to play and helped his side qualify for the play-off final.

After the game Leadbitter shared a lovely moment with Lee Cattermole in which they embraced after Sunderland beat Portsmouth to secure their place in the play-off final.