The head coach spoke about possible rotation after Wednesday night’s win over Blackburn, so who could be rested and who might take their place for the games to come?
Thoughts on how O’Nien is currently handling his responsibilities, a view from the away end at Blackburn, and concerns about injuries are in the RR mailbox today! Got something to say? Email us: RokerReport@yahoo.co.uk
It was the first of just five goals in the red and white stripes for Hendo, though.
CLARKE, CLARKE WILL TEAR YOU APART, AGAIN! What a match that was man. After picking themselves up off the floor our Gav and Chris sat back down to pick apart another three points on the road...
"During our long decline in the late 2010s I sometimes wondered why I had traveled so far and why I should leave the pub. Now I can’t wait to get in the ground and see what the lads have to offer," writes Mark Egan.
Talking Points: 15 goals, 7 games - was all the fuss about Sunderland signing a striker for nothing?
We run over the key Talking Points from the Blackburn win, with Jack Clarke’s form, "Mr Consistent" Dan Neil, Ballard’s defending, and whether we actually need a striker all on the agenda!
After a tumultuous and frankly surreal spell as manager, Di Canio’s Sunderland tenure finally ended after defeat at the Hawthorns on this day ten years ago.
In an enthralling contest at Ewood Park, the Lads secured a victory with goals from Dan Neil and a brace from Jack Clarke. What did our writers make of the game?
After weathering some immense pressure from Blackburn, the Lads dug deep as we secured a superb away victory.
Sunderland notched another three points on the road, sticking three past a very impressive Blackburn Rovers side, with Jack Clarke imperious throughout. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!
Ekwah’s missing tonight – and with a lack of central midfielders we’ll need to be creative in how we replace the big Frenchman tonight.
Our predictions team give their view on the likely score as we take on Blackburn away tonight.
The Lads are on a roll ahead of a trip to the gaffer’s old stomping ground as we take on Blackburn Rovers - here’s all the build-up ahead of kick-off!
Ahead of our clash with Blackburn tonight, we spoke to Daniel Ainsworth of Rovers Chat to get the lowdown on John Dahl Tomasson’s side.
1969/70 was a hard slog of a season and a real test of my resolve to keep the faith - I along with many thankfully did keep the faith, and lived to tell the tale.
One lad outside Millers had clearly gone too hard on the train cans, and threw up what looked like pure Strongbow Dark Fruits into the street. Maybe that was a good – if weird – omen for the match to follow.
It was a mid-autumn goal fest at the Stadium of Light as Malcolm Shotton’s team were put to the sword in a red and white demolition job twenty five years ago!
Thoughts on how the Lads dealt with QPR’s tactics at Loftus Road and praise for Luke O’Nien are in the RR mailbox today. Got something to say? Email us: RokerReport@yahoo.co.uk
Saturday highlighted the togetherness of our squad and their ability to adapt when things get tricky.
Despite the proven quality of Roberts, Abdoullah Ba is really giving Tony Mowbray something to think about.
It was a battle of the league’s two form teams as Sunderland hosted Crystal Palace at Eppleton - and a late Lasses’ goal ensured they keep up their unbeaten start to the season!
When you can see what the road ahead looks like for Sunderland, it makes being a supporter an absolute joy. Win or lose, we’re going to be alright.
Some smart substitutions and tactical tweaks helped the Lads to overturn a 1-0 deficit on Saturday. How much credit does Mogga deserve for how he handled it?
What did Tony Mowbray do to turn things around for Sunderland at QPR when we went behind? Dan Harrison looks at the data...
It was a big test for Steve Bruce’s Sunderland back on this day in 2010 when Arsenal visited the Stadium of Light where the Lads left it late and Arsène Wenger denied pushing the fourth official.
With a rock ‘n roll Jesus parading the touchline in his unbuttoned shirt, tight trousers, and flowing locks and a certain ginger-haired Judas, the affair had quite the biblical ring to it.
Despite falling behind against Gareth Ainsworth’s team, the Lads rallied in the second half and secured a 3-1 victory in West London. Phil West looks at the day’s main stories
The concession of an early goal didn’t faze the Lads on Saturday, and we eventually ran out 3-1 winners against Gareth Ainsworth’s team. What were the positives and negatives from the game?
Sunderland were flying, and Oldham Athletic were next up to try and stop the form team in the division. Would they do it?
Sunderland came from behind to run riot at Loftus Road, winning 3-1 in a game that also saw Jack Colback sent off for a terrible tackle. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!
With new signings available and players returning from injury, will Tony Mowbray be tempted into any changes for today’s clash at Loftus Road?