Features & Opinion

REPOST: The Magic Of The Cup - The Friendly Cup

We first published this article three years ago, but with the Norwich game on the horizon and League Cup magic fresh in our memories, we thought it was worth a brief update and another airing.

Borini At The Heart Of A Tactical Transformation

Gus Poyet has shown himself to be a creative tactician and he must now draw on all of his acumen to set Sunderland up in a way that can break down and beat sides with a defensive remit.

What Is Causing Sunderland's Home Discomfort?

The draw with Crystal Palace on Saturday was typical of Sunderland at the Stadium of Light this season. Why are we and other Premier League sides finding it easier to pick points up on the road?

Talking Tactics: Crystal Palace (H)

Saturday's huge bottom of the table clash with Crystal Palace proved depressingly predictable, as Sunderland found themselves stifled by Tony Pulis' visiting Eagles.

Preview: Home Cup Final Against Crystal Palace

Everything you need to know ahead of tomorrow's vital six-pointer at home against Crystal Palace.

Roker Riches: Bets And Tips For Palace Clash

Sunderland take on Crystal Palace this week in a massive, massive game that will reverberate all around Sunderland and whichever part of London Crystal Palace are based. Here's where we're placing our bets (expect lots of low-scoring picks)

Fan Focus: What To Expect From Pulis' Palace

We caught up with Five Year Plan fanzine editor Jim Daly, to gather his thoughts and opinions on Crystal Palace ahead of their visit to the Stadium of Light this weekend.

In Profile: Lee Congerton

Sunderland have confirmed Lee Congerton as their new Sporting Director but who is he and what can we expect?

Wise Men Say: Palace Loss Could Lead To Questions

A week of darkness and woe followed one of the best in my recent life. I guess that's what you get for supporting Sunderland. But after Gus's comments after Sunday, has he set himself up for a fall if we fail to win on Saturday? y?

Fantasy Football Scout: Gameweek 30

After an extended cup hiatus, our fantasy football tips are back...

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