The Lads have been one of the main attractions for live Championship football this season, but is it problematic that so many games have been moved to suit broadcast schedules?
Big club, elite facilities, big fanbase, big expectations - but now we have a team and a style of play that matches the ambitions of the fans, we could be a very attractive option for potential January signings.
It was Brian Clough’s first season at Roker, and the centre forward had already notched 20 goals as Swansea came to town.
You may have seen Martin around of late chatting to people about his brilliant new book - On Days Like These - so our Chris Wynn managed to wrangle an interview with a man who has had his heart both broken and buoyed in pretty equal measure by Sunderland AFC; talking about his love of the club, his time as a player under Cloughie, his many achievements in the game - and his failures as he sees them - as well as a fair few thoughts on his time in charge of his boyhood club!
With two goals in two games, the on-loan Everton striker has made a positive impact for the Lads, so how do our writers assess his form in recent weeks?
Johnny Cochrane’s Sunderland side were top of the first division and knew that slipping up against Birmingham at Roker Park wasn’t an option - so they stuck five past them, with Bobby Gurney scoring three!
CANCELLED: Lasses Match Preview: Sunderland look to build momentum in Conti Cup against Leicester tonight
Games under the lights at Eppleton can be special, and Sunderland will be hoping for a good crowd in the League Cup tonight following the five-nil victory on Sunday!
Who are the two young Leicester players we should be looking out for at Eppleton tonight? Journalism student Alice has the lowdown on the Foxes.
"There are times when you look at a team and realise that they’ve grown & matured into something much more complete than they previously were - the last two results are evidence that this is happening at Sunderland."
Messages of positivity, views on the Ross Stewart rumour mill, the matchday atmosphere and working on our club anthem... it’s the RR mailbag...
As he approaches a year on Wearside, the former Stoke defender has become a fans’ favourite through his defensive play and his leadership, writes Phil West
Three World Cup Finalists were in the Dukla Prague team that came to Roker to play after school one night 57 years ago. Perhaps they were hoping to compete for some kind of championship?
At home and abroad, this past weekend was a memorable one for everyone of a red and white persuasion, writes Paddy Hollis
With legendary striker (and Silksworth’s own) Bobby Gurney leading the line in a game played in thick fog, Sunderland stunned Liverpool at Roker Park by scoring six times - though, they conceded five too!
With the transfer window under a month away, Sunderland may look to shore up the engine room with some additional quality. We asked our writers for their views
As we approach the halfway point of the season, Mark Wood looks at our summer transfer business and highlights who’s stood out during the first half of the campaign
Will’s concerned about the Stadium of Light atmosphere, John’s puzzled by Gooch’s immediate return, while Paul has more important things on his mind.
After passing a stern test on Saturday, Tony Mowbray and his players could be making progress toward shoring up our poor form at the Stadium of Light, writes Phil West
Our Phil West and Craig Chapman sat down - following the England win over Senegal of course aye - late Sunday night to quickly go over the events of Saturday afternoon, and to celebrate a pretty decent weekend overall!
What was all the fuss about? All the Lasses hard work paid off as they sauntered to a crucial victory on the road. But there was more to that win than just five fine goals.
"If Christmas Angels do walk among us, I guess they must look like Andrea Bell and her team of volunteers at Sunderland Community Soup Kitchen."
Goals from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka saw the Three Lions into the last eight. What were the positives and negatives from the game?
The decision to play Saturday’s game was justified come 3pm – and the ripple effects of that win could affect the rest of the season.
Malcolm Crosby’s Sunderland were on a mini revival after a poor start to the season and Micky Gray was providing hope that things might just be alright...
With Luke O’Nien and Danny Batth having formed a reliable partnership at the back, we asked our writers whether Ballard comes straight back into the team when he’s match ready
Tony Mowbray’s Sunderland have put themselves into a brilliant position heading into the Christmas period, writes Finlay Anderson.
Despite enduring a frustrating first half against Millwall, the Lads stuck at it and the eventual 3-0 victory was fully merited and hard-earned.
"Coventry United gifted my family one of the happiest days of our lives..."
Coventry United have lost nine in a row in the league. We won at Butts Park last season. Today should be nothing to worry about, right?
The relegation 6-pointer at Butts Park Arena in Coventry this afternoon will be broadcast live on the FA Player this afternoon. It’s simply a crucial match for the Lasses future in the Women’s Championship.
It was an excellent result yesterday – but in the first half particularly, things were far from perfect...
It wasn’t a pretty first half, but the second more than made up for it. Malc jotted his thoughts down as the lads achieved a "double W" for the first time this season
Sunderland were on the charge, but the side managed to entertain and frustrate those watching on!