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Roker Rapport Podcast: (P)review looking at all things SAFC ahead of Sunderland v QPR!

Gav, Martin and Chris assembled immediately after the Sheffield Wednesday match to discuss everything related to the Lads this week.

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SAFC v QPR, 2017: Where are the Sunderland players now? (Sorry for the nightmares!)

Sunderland’s last league meeting with Queens Park Rangers at the Stadium of Light was in 2017 - where are the players from that day now?

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Roker Ramble: Cheesewashing on Tyneside, as the BBC make another ludicrous decision

The BBC make a brainless decision, the FA are getting serious about protecting clubs’ heritage, and the Mags are cheesewashing...

The Irish Sunderland fans at Bristol City - Now, that was an away day!

When the Irish Black Cats assembled in Dublin airport at 4am on Saturday morning they could only have dreamed of how good their trip to the banks of the Avon would be...

Matchday Musings: Carabao leaves Sunderland looking strangely lethargic 

Sunderland’s unbeaten run is over, and it ended in disappointing circumstances

Talking Points: A forgettable night in Sheffield - but Sunderland are in need of reinforcements

In a match where the result didn’t matter a jot, Alex Neil was reminded that his squad is short on numbers - but there were some bright signs...

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Two Up, Two Down! Sunderland slump to league cup defeat at Hillsborough

A much-changed Sunderland team exited the Carabao Cup after a sluggish performance against Sheffield Wednesday. What were the negatives and positives (if any) from our evening’s work?

On This Day (11 August 2007): Chopra’s last minute winner gives Keane’s Sunderland victory

It was one of the greatest Sunderland Premier League moments of all time - finally, we were back on the map!

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Fan Letters: “Sunderland’s standard of customer service is simply not good enough!”

More issues when trying to contact the club, ticket office opening hours, and a call to link up with a classic kit manufacturer are in the RR mailbox today! Got something to say? Email us:

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Roker Roundtable: Do Sunderland need more attacking options in order to compete this season?

After failing to secure a deal for Nathan Broadhead, we still have a wealth of talented attackers at our disposal. We asked our panel if more firepower is needed

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sheff Wed 2-0 Sunderland - Fully-rotated Mackems dumped out the EFL Cup!

We’re out of the League Cup already, but is anyone really bothered? Eleven changes were made to Sunderland’s team, and we were poor as we lost 2-0 at Hillsborough. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads...

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Last time at Hillsborough...

A look back to the last time we travelled to Sheffield, because... why not?

Match Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Sunderland - The Lads kick-off Carabao Cup campaign!

The Lads return to the scene of our late show in the play-off semi-final as we take on Sheffield Wednesday in the Carabao Cup.

On This Day (10 August 2010): Sunderland starlet Jordan Nobbs joins Arsenal

Sunderland’s failed bid to join to the WSL caused an exodus of young talent from SAFC Women, and FA Young Player of the Year Jordan Nobbs got her dream move to Arsenal.

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Carabao Cup - Sheffield Wednesday vs Sunderland

We return to The Owls’ gaff on a Wednesday night this week. Sunderland are in the (very) early automatic promotion spots after a ripper of a debut by new attacker Simms, and are unbeaten in 18. Will they will see off a team from League One?

Starting XI: Sheff Wed vs Sunderland – Will it be all change tonight at Hillsborough?

After a good result and display from the Lads on Saturday, will we see a much-changed Sunderland team tonight in front of the Sky Sports cameras?

Fan Focus: Sheff Wed fan James is backing Darren Moore to deliver promotion this season!

Ahead of Sunderland’s upcoming Carabao Cup tie, Matty spoke to Sheffield Wednesday fan and host of The Wednesday ’Til I Die Podcast, James Mappin, to find out what has changed over the summer at Hillsborough!

Sunderland are back in the Championship - and I feel good!

The pies might cost a bit more and we might have to adjust our expectations slightly, but doesn’t it feel good watching Sunderland compete in the Championship again?

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On This Day (9 August 2006): Niall Quinn’s Sunderland lose their first game at home

Despite the initial positivity, the new era at Sunderland had gotten off to a rocky start - and when Steve Bruce’s Birmingham City arrived on Wearside, things didn’t get easier...

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Opinion: “Where does Goochy fit in going forward?”

Against Coventry and Bristol City, Gooch demonstrated the strengths and weaknesses of his game. Scott Young looks at how he might be utilised as the season unfolds.

Talking Tactics: How ultra-aggressive and clinical Sunderland managed to beat Bristol City

Ellis Simms and Ross Stewart showed signs of sparking a potentially potent partnership at Ashton Gate on Saturday, finishing off some clinical attacking play. Here’s what the data shows.

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The importance of being Ellis: How big a role can Sunderland’s new number #9 play this season?

Pitched into the heat of battle at Ashton Gate, the on-loan Everton striker scored two goals and was a major threat all day. How big a role could he play for us this season?

Roker Roundup: Journo claims Broadhead set for a move to Wigan - but we want a centre half

The news today suggests Nathan Broadhead may be favouring a move to Wigan rather than Sunderland, and we’re apparently after another defender, too.

On This Day (8 August 2015): Sunderland kick-off against eventual surprise champions!

In August 2015 we realise quickly it’s going to be a long season, but we’d never guess we’re taking on the future Premier League champions.

Roker Roundtable: Do Sunderland have another gem in the shape of Ellis Simms?

The on-loan Everton striker made a huge impression with a two-goal debut performance on Saturday. What did our panel make of his contribution?

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We’re in for a bumpy ride - but this has been a great start to the season for Sunderland

"With four points from our opening two league games, Sunderland have made an encouraging start to life in the Championship - but stiffer tests lie ahead," writes Phil West

Editorial: To be a success, the Sunderland double-header needs to be embraced by the whole club!

Sunderland AFC’s bold move to host both the men’s and women’s sides at the SoL on the same day will be a success if we all play our part.

Roker Rapport Simmscast: Quick p*ssed reaction to Bristol City 2-3 Sunderland AFC!

Our Mike Dunne and Bomber met up down in Bristol to react to Sunderland’s away victory at Ashton Gate!

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Two Up, Two Down: Analysing the positives and negatives from Sunderland’s win over Bristol City

Alex Neil’s team came from behind to bank all three points on Saturday afternoon. What did our panel make of our efforts in the West Country?

Talking Points: Sensational Simms, worrying wingbacks and... Lee Howey’s crack

Three points in the bag, and our season’s up and running. But what were the key talking points from the game?

On This Day (7 August 1985): Davey Swindlehurst joins McMenemy’s Sunderland overhaul 

Roker Report looks at the Sunderland career of Dave Swindlehurst, who joined the club 37 years ago today

Free Friendly: SAFC Women offer free tickets to fans for their game against Nottingham Forest

Tickets for SAFC Women v Nottingham Forest on the 14th August at Eppleton CW are FREE - so if you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about, why not come along and see? Charlotte Patterson explains why she thinks that you should come and support our Lasses...

Rocking All Over... The Championship?

Last week Luke O’Nien got ‘The Call Up’ from the bench to ‘Clampdown’ the midfield. With judgement around O’Nien being ‘Death or Glory’, Sam Quigley gives you his opinion on the Roma Slayer...

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Matchday Musings! Sunderland grab all three points from five-goal West Country thriller

The Lads made their first away trip of the season on Saturday, with a visit to Ashton Gate to face Bristol City, and thanks to a stunning debut from Ellis Simms, claimed a superb victory

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