Now that Sunderland have jumped up a level there’s an expectancy that we’ll sign a better quality of player - but would any names from the past be on your transfer shortlist? American Mackem Kev offers some suggestions...
Despite all the talk of there being "no football" this summer, Euro 2022 in England will be the biggest event of the year so far - and four ex-Sunderland players will be hoping to lift a major trophy for our country.
In the absence of any real news, tabloid rumours linking Ross Stewart with a move to Rangers have been playing on the minds of Sunderland supporters - we simply have to ignore it, and back ourselves to develop him further.
There’s eagerness to get the ownership sorted, the future of Patrick Roberts, club shop woes and a plug for an evening with Reidy in the mailbag today. Got something you’d like to say? Email us: RokerReport@yahoo.co.uk
"I have hopes and dreams of the perfect run, the perfect squad, the perfect set of circumstances culminating in our triumphant return to the Premier League, but I can wait as long as I can still see progress," writes Sean Brown.
Well it’s been a weird week or so as an SAFC fan, leaving a few of our editorial group with more questions than answers surrounding all kinds of issues, so Phil West, Rich Speight and Martin Wanless got together to see what they made of it all!
Sunderland are now a Championship club, and whilst the ownership carry-on is a distraction, it shouldn’t mean that the club gets complacent with other matters, big and small, both on and off the pitch.