Tactics

Talking Tactics: West Ham United (H)

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Saturday saw arguably Sunderland's most assured performance of the season so far. With any nerves settled by Seb Larsson's early thunderbolt, the Black Cats controlled the game against West Ham,...

What Can A Fletcher-Wickham Partnership Offer?

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We look at what a potential partnership between Connor Wickham and Steven Fletcher could offer.

Talking Tactics: Liverpool (A)

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We look back at the Liverpool game with a tactical eye. You think that might sound ridiculous given the showing, but there was more to the game than just us being complete morons.

Talking Tactics: Tottenham Hotspur (H)

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Not entirely fresh on the back of their mammoth Boxing Day effort against the champions, Manchester City, Sunderland welcomed Spurs to Wearside on Saturday.

Talking Tactics: Manchester City (H)

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Manchester City don't much like coming to Wearside. In their last four visits, the Premier League champions have mustered just a single point, and it was a former City player in the guise of Adam...

Talking Tactics: Southampton (A)

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Every week we take a tactical look at the game gone by. Obviously we usually do this straight after the game, but Jesus' birthday party kind of got in the way a little bit. Anyway, here's our look...

Talking Tactics: Manchester United (A)

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Sunderland's trip to Old Trafford on Saturday was never likely to see the Black Cats come away with much. That proved to be exactly the case as, set on their way by two goals inside the first half...

Talking Tactics: Reading (H)

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We analyse last night's impressive 3-0 win over Reading, a vital three points for Martin O'Neill's men.

Talking Tactics: Chelsea (H)

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Two teams struggling for a win in the Premier League met at the Stadium of Light as Chelsea travelled to the North-East on the back of an impressive 6-1 win in Europe.

Talking Tactics: Norwich CIty (A)

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Trips to Carrow Road are usually loathsome for Sunderland, and yesterday was ultimately no different. An Alamo-esque second half ensued but, unable to find another goal, the Wearsiders were left...

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