Capital One Cup Final: Head To Head Stats

Sunderland and Manchester City go head to head, and we've looked at the stats and trivia which will both impress and bore your friends in equal measure ahead of the big game.

Stats Show Mannone Is Top Of The Stops

In what's becoming a Vito Mannone themed morning, stats have shown that he's the league's best 'keeper so far this season.

The Facts And Figures Behind Sunderland's Passing

Gus Poyet is intent on instilling a new passing philosophy into Sunderland, but with January deals on the cards, which players that the Uruguayan inherited on Wearside have taken to it?

Analysis: Oh No! We Suck Again!

I thought it might be interesting to take a look at how this season's fixtures compared to the same time a year ago. The reading was not so much interesting, as incredibly depressing...

How Poyet Is Transforming Sunderland

With the international break upon us, we take the opportunity to analyse what has changed under Gus Poyet's reign.

Five Reasons To Feel Confident About Arsenal

Wigan travel to Arsenal tomorrow night and we need the Gunners to do us an almighty favour. They themselves need to win though, and there's plenty of reasons to feel confident that they will beat Wigan, so stop all your worrying ok?

Time For Larsson & Johnson Out Wide?

Our attacking play has been nothing to shout about of late, but we thought we'd take a look at the numbers to see just who is performing the best out of a less than impressive bunch.

Stats Show Sessegnon Needs To Improve

Stephane Sessegnon is the latest subject of our By The Numbers series, in which we begin to discount any personal opinions as much as possible and look purely at the stats to draw some conclusions on the player's performance.

By The Numbers: A Case For Vaughan's Inclusion

We're back once again with another installment of By The Numbers - an occasional look at Sunderland from a statistical stand point. For this edition we look at David Vaughan and whether or not he deserves a spot in the middle of our midfield.

By The Numbers: O'Shea Improving In The Middle

Back once again, it's our statistical feature By The Numbers - where we can ignore opinion and look purely at the numbers. Obviously they don't tell an entire story, but it does make for an interesting and alternative look at things.


By The Numbers: Who Partners Catts In Midfield?

It's been quite a while since we did this feature. Mainly as we were locked out of our stats account, but we're back now and we're looking at the numbers to try and work out who is best to partner Lee Cattermole in midfield.

Are Sunderland Worse Off This Season Than Last?

It's been said that this season we've got what should be considered good results in isolation, unfortunately they've all come along at once and everyone seems a little depressed about it. Lets look at last season compared to this...

By The Numbers: The Myths About Lee Cattermole

Another week, another edition of By The Numbers. This week we look to shoot down some of the myths surrounding Lee Cattermole. He can't pass? He's dirty? Phooey. Let the stats speak for themselves...

Right Wing Analysis: Seb Is Easy On The Eye But Faces Little Competition From The Ugly Elmohamady

We continue our analysis of SAFC's squad as we take a look at O'Neill's options for the right wing, a position currently firmly in the possession of Seb Larsson

Central Midfield Analysis: Cattermole Is Vital, But Who Joins Him?

We take a statistical look at how Sunderland's central midfielders fared in the season just gone.

Right Back Analysis: Does Only Bardo Have The Answer, Or Is O'Shea The Right Way?

An in-depth look at Sunderland's right back position, and who should be filling it in the future

Left Back Analysis: Richardson Becoming More Of An All-Rounder

Our analysis continues as we look at the left back position. Phil Bardsley, Kieran Richardson, Wayne Bridge and others go under the microscope.

Goalkeeper Analysis: Mignolet No.1, But Still Room For Improvement

We take a deeper look at every position, this time starting with the keepers. Join us and get all stat-tastic!

Striking Statistics: Sessegnon Leads Bendtner, But There's Not Much In It

We've taken time to analyse the performance of all Sunderland's strikers this season from a statistical point of view.

Sunderland's Biggest Attacking Contributors, Statistically

Sunderland's Biggest Attacking Contributors, Statistically

Turner On Course To Be Sunderland's Best Central Defender This Season

Turner On Course To Be Sunderland's Best Central Defender This Season

Putting This Season's Start Into Some Statistical Context

Putting This Season's Start Into Some Statistical Context - How does Sunderland's modest start to the season compare to recent campaigns?

David Vaughan Is Better Than Messi, Plus Other Stupid Stats...

David Vaughan Is Better Than Messi, Plus Other Stupid Stats...

If's, Buts & Some Statistics... Or We're Making Excuses

I had a few things to get off my chest, and have tried to cobble them together into one article. It's basically looking at the bigger picture, some stats and wotnot. Come have a read!!

Bardsley Or Balance?

Is the price of rewarding Phil Bardsley solidity at left back with a continued run in the position hurting the balance of the team?

Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Nedum Onuoha is in the SAFC headlines this week, having come out and said he’d very much welcome a move to Sunderland if given the chance, but should we be making a move? Roker Report assess the...

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