Jordan Henderson’s transfer to Liverpool earlier in the summer left Steve Bruce looking for a cultured midfielder, and he found just the man in Swedish international Seb Larsson.
Our terrible teams have now been assembled, but who would you say has chosen the most hapless, hopeless Sunderland XI of them all? Vote in the poll at the top of the article!
As Peter Reid celebrates his 65th birthday, we pay tribute to a man who transformed our club on the pitch and provided us with a team befitting of the magnificent Stadium of Light.
Our contestants make their final draft picks as they complete their squads comprised of the worst players to ever turn out in a Sunderland shirt - have we missed anyone out that deserves a mention?
Kimpioka and Embleton have waited a long time for their chance to impress with a run in the first team and we ask if this is the season we finally see them breakthrough into the Sunderland first team?
With a lack of depth at full-back ahead of next season, Brandon Feeley evaluates the performances of Sunderland’s and other League One full-backs in 20/21 to understand where the club needs to strengthen this summer.
Sunderland are interested in the signing of Wigan Athletic’s Viv Solomon-Otabor, according to a report in the Nigerian media.
What bets have you got on as England face "The Auld Enemy"? Here are our second batch of top Euro tips...
It seems incredible that it is 25 years since the last time football ‘came home’ for England - Gazza, Baddiel & Skinner, three lions n’all - at Euro 96.
The end is near, but we have another two rounds of picks for you today - would any of this lot have made your worst XI of Sunderland players?
After gaining promotion at the first attempt, Roy Keane was targeting a mixture of experience and youth to strengthen his Sunderland side - including an ex-Real Madrid star.
Rich was joined earlier in the week by Dave Rose of Sunderland’s Red & White Army (RAWA) Supporters’ Trust to talk about how things are feeling at the club following the latest Structured Dialogue meeting with the new board, and chat about the importance of fan led initiatives and interaction with Clubs across the football pyramid.
We’re getting towards the thick end of the competition now, and our squads of Sunderland shite are starting to take shape. Which sorry names from our past will be next out of the bag?
Praise for McGeady, concerns over keepers, a call for Keano, and a cry of despair, all in today’s mixed fan mailbag.
Will Grigg and George Dobson return from loan spells away from Sunderland this summer and we ask the question as to whether they still have a part to play for the Lads next season?
Alan Durban hammers out a deal with Brian Clough to bring Mark Proctor to Roker, but Stan Cummins fights on to leave Sunderland on a free transfer…
Here we go, here we go, here we gooooooo! We’re almost halfway through in our draft to make the worst possible starting XIs made up of former and current Sunderland players. Which names will be picked out today?
After so many months of Saturday-Tuesday-Saturday-Tuesday, the last few days have been like food of the soul - replenishing and fulfilling in a way that is simply impossible to achieve by watching third-rate football on a third-rate stream.
The signing of left-back Paul Hardyman had ruffled a few feathers on the south coast.
After we got off to a barnstormer in this year’s draft yesterday, our contenders make their third and fourth picks - and some massive flops are still in the pool of current and former Sunderland players and managers!
Brucey was, according to reports, eyeing a "£20m swoop" for this trio of players in order to bolster Sunderland’s squad, and chances of progression!
A Swedish midfield legend tells tales of his love of Wearside, Giaccherini retires, plus other news of former SAFC players across Europe as contracts come to an end.
Our six competitors have each got to make their first two picks, and there are some truly terrible former Sunderland players and managers to pick from... Who would you select?
Should we go into next season with Lee Burge as our No.1 ahead of Anthony Patterson or do we need another senior goalkeeper in the squad?
On this day 28 years ago, chairman Bob Murray was under pressure to respond to criticism from a former owner who made a public offer to buy him out.
The heartbreak of Wembley two weeks earlier turned to joy for Sunderland fans as the Football League acts decisively to relegate playoff winners Swindon for financial impropriety.
What bets have you got on as England make their Euros debut? Here are our weekly crop of top tips...
Before our six competitors stands every single player to pull on a Sunderland shirt - and it’s their task to create the worst starting XI in history, American draft style.
England have never won the EUROs before, but there have been some memorable occasions in this particular tournament over the years. Which was your favourite one?
Still lots of discussion about Lee Johnson in today’s mailbag...
In part two of our season review, we rate the manager’s performance and put forward our suggestions for best game and player of the season. What gets your vote?
On this day 40 years ago, Sunderland chairman Tom Cowie appointed Alan Durban as the club’s new manager.