Features & Opinion

Three At The Back Not Responsible For Failure

There's been a lot of frustrated discussion among the Sunderland support about how it all went wrong on Monday against West Ham United, with a lot of fingers pointing towards a system that employed three centre backs. But I'd beg to differ...

Wise Men Say: It's The Hope We Can't Stand?

Who's keeping the faith? Getting bloody hard, isn't it? Some serious questions need to be asked following a disastrous result on Monday night. Let the inquest begin!

Roker Riches: Betting Tips For West Ham

Sunderland have another of those must-win things that are working so well for us on Monday night. Here's what our betting team think will happen.

Vergini Monologue Must Be A Patient One

Santiago Vergini looks about as comparable to a professional footballer right now as a child experiencing the after-effects his first stiff drink, but snap judgements are rarely accurate.

Fan Focus: Hammering Things Out With Iain Dale

For this week's installment of Fan Focus we speak to Iain Dale, broadcaster for LBC and top West Ham writer for West Ham Til I Die.

Talking Tactics: Liverpool (A)

Few people gave Sunderland much of a chance ahead of Wednesday's trip to an in-form Liverpool, but some smart tactical shuffles by Gus Poyet almost saw the Wearsiders nick a valuable point from Anfield.

Fantasy Football Scout: Gameweek 32

After a glut of midweek games Sunderland have to wait until Monday for yet another 'crunch clash', this time against West Ham

Just What Will It Take For Jozy To Wake Up?

Altidore won't be convincing anyone at Sunderland that he's a good player any time soon, but he could - and should - be doing far more to show he wants to be.

Liverpool Vs Sunderland: Player Ratings

Sunderland put their dreadfully inept performance at Norwich behind them with a gutsy performance at Anfield. Unfortunately, the result was the same, nil points. Here's how the lads performed.

The Unscrutinised Architect Of Our Downward Spiral

Since Ellis Short took full control of Sunderland, it's been a downward spiral from the brink of Premier League stability. Just why isn't his role in all of those receiving the scrutiny it deserves?

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