Sunderland fans would make one of the longest trips possible in English football, travelling the length of the country, over 400 miles to Plymouth.
Sunderland make their longest trip of the season when they travel down to one of the southern tips of the mainland to face an in form Plymouth side.
Sunderland host Southend at the Stadium of Light Saturday afternoon.
Sunderland would face two away games in quick succession, Jack Ross' men travelled to both Shrewsbury and Doncaster in the space of 4 days.
Sunderland win at the Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday night to keep the pressure on Portsmouth.
Tuesday night football makes another welcome return to the League One schedule, making the games seem almost relentless.
In the last match preview for the Bradford game I wrote about Bryan Oviedo's moment of madness. So it's hard to believe that this weekend's return to League One action should begin with a similar theme.
After a draw midweek against high flying Peterborough United, Sunderland were in desperate need of a win at Valley Parade.
Sunderland played some excellent football to win 2-1 away at Bradford City on Saturday afternoon.
The lads managed to shoot themselves in the foot and two points went begging thanks to Bryan Oviedo's moment of idiocy against Peterborough.