Sunderland fans appreciative of Leeds United supporters

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Sunderland fans hail the supporters of Leeds United following the two sides’ FA Cup third-round tie at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.

Leeds United may be playing in the Championship, but they are without doubt one of the biggest clubs in England.

Once a giant of English football, the West Yorkshire outfit are struggling against relegation to League One, but their fanbase is hugely impressive and enviable.

On Sunday, thousands of Leeds fans attended the FA Cup third-round tie against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.

As always, the Whites supporters were in loud despite the team going down 1-0 to the Black Cats.

Sunderland fans were largely appreciative of their Leeds counterparts and took to social networking site Twitter to praise them. Below are the best reactions.

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