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FAN FOCUS!

Before each and every Sunderland game we interview an opposition fan to catch up and get the latest crack on goings on at their club.

Lasses Fan Focus: The Rookmeister returns to update us on Lewes FC Women

Rooks super-fan Ash Head introduced us to Lewes FC earlier in the season, and returns to let us know how they’re getting on and recommend some good pubs in the Sussex town.

Fan Focus: Portsmouth writer Freddie is “intrigued’ by their links with Sunderland’s Denver Hume!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match today, Matty spoke to writer Freddie Webb of Portsmouth News & PompeyNewsNow to get the lowdown on Danny Cowley’s side!

Fan Focus: Accrington fan Callum is predicting a 4-0 win for John Coleman’s side against Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s away trip to the Crown Ground, we spoke to Accrington fan Callum Gibson of the Raw Milk Podcast to get the lowdown on John Coleman’s side!

Fan Focus: Lincoln fan Ben says ex-Sunderland man Chris Maguire is “coming into his own”

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Lincoln, we spoke to writer Ben Ward of The Stacey West fansite to get the lowdown on Michael Appleton’s side!

Lasses Fan Focus: Palace fan Mike gives his view on today’s Sunderland Ladies game at Eppleton

Mike Cuell, the man behind the Eagle Eye View fan blog, is our guest on the first Lasses Fan Focus of 2022 and gives his take on Palace’s season so far.

Fan Focus: Sheffield Wednesday fan James says a point would be a decent result against Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s final match of 2021 tonight, we spoke to Sheffield Wednesday fan and host of The Wednesday ’Til I Die Podcast, James Mappin, to discuss how Darren Moore’s side is getting on in League One!

Fan Focus: Donny journo Paul Goodwin reckons Sunderland will win a close game!

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Doncaster, we spoke to Doncaster Free Press sports writer and Sunderland fan, Paul Goodwin, to discuss why Rovers have been struggling this season in League One!

Fan Focus: Arsenal fan Matt doesn't expect Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to feature v Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s Carabao Cup quarter-final tie tonight, we spoke to Arsenal fan and Snack Media Editor Matt Dawson to discuss how Mikel Arteta’s side are performing this season!

Fan Focus: Ipswich fan Rich says their new manager Kieran McKenna needs to change “everything”

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to Portman Road today, we spoke to Ipswich fan Rich Woodward of the Blue Monday Podcast to discuss their recent appointment of Kieran McKenna!

Lasses Fan Focus: Brighouse Town fan Jamie previews the FA Cup tie

Sunderland visit the National League North Premier Division side this afternoon, and we’ve been getting the lowdown from one of their loyal supporters!

Fan Focus: Morecambe fan gives his thoughts on Sunderland’s 5-0 mauling of The Shrimps!

Now that the dust has settled on Tuesday’s 5-0 win over Morecambe, we sat down for a chat with Tom from ShrimpsOnline to find out what he thought about the performance of his own side, Sunderland’s promotion credentials and more!

Fan Focus: Morecambe fan Tom is backing Cole “The Goal” Stockton to cause Sunderland problems!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match with Morecambe tonight, we spoke to Tom Collins of the ShrimpsOnline fan site to discuss how they have performed since their promotion to League One!

Fan Focus: Oxford fan George is predicting a classic 1-1 draw with Sunderland today at the SoL!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match with Oxford today, we spoke to Oxford fan George to find out how Karl Robinson’s side have performed so far this season!

Lasses Fan Focus: Aston Villa Women fans are planning a party at Sunderland Conti Cup tie!

Adam Reapa from Aston Villa Women Supporters Group and Chris Freville of Her Football Hub are both travelling up to the north east this weekend as Sunderland Ladies’ Conti Cup campaign continues!

Fan Focus: Cambridge fan Julian says Wes Hoolahan ‘still has it’ ahead of Sunderland clash!

Ahead of Sunderland’s first trip to Cambridge since 2002, we spoke to Julian of Cambridge fan site Under The Abbey Stand to find out how Mark Bonner’s side have been getting on since their promotion to League One!

Fan Focus: Shrews fan Glyn says “it won't take much” for fans to turn on Steve Cotterill!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match with Shrewsbury tonight, we spoke to Glyn Price of the Blue & Amber Fanzine to discuss how Steve Cotterill’s side have performed so far this season in League One!

Fan Focus: Ipswich fan Rich is expecting Paul Cook’s team & Sunlun to cancel each other out!

Ahead of Sunderland vs Ipswich today, we spoke to Ipswich fan Rich Woodward of the Blue Monday Podcast to find out how Paul Cook’s side have performed so far this season!

Lasses Fan Focus: Liverpool fan Jo gives her take on showdown with Sunderland Ladies!

We get the lowdown on Saturday’s opposition from Liverpool Women Supporters Group, as Sunderland gear-up for the most difficult game of the season so far!

Fan Focus: Watford Women’s fan Mark gives us the background ahead of Sunderland’s visit on Sunday

To kick off our #WomensFootballWeekend coverage, Mark Rose- a mainstay of the Watford FC Women’s Supporters Group - gives us the lowdown on the Golden Girls ahead of Sunday’s big game.

Fan Focus: Bradford fan Labeeb discusses the EFL Trophy & Derek Adams ahead of Sunderland clash!

Ahead of Sunderland’s final group stage match in the EFL Trophy, we spoke to Bradford fan Labeeb Aslam to discuss his team’s underwhelming start to this season.

Fan Focus: Mansfield fan Sam says “anything can happen in the FA Cup” ahead of facing the Lads!

Ahead of Sunderland’s FA Cup Round One tie at the Stadium of Light, we spoke to Mansfield fan Sam Binch of Mansfield Musings to discuss Nigel Clough’s progress since being appointed as their manager!

Fan Focus: Sheff Wed fan James says things could get hostile if the result doesn’t go their way!

Things aren’t all rosy in the Sheffield Wednesday garden at present - and, as Owls fan James tells us, things could get hostile for Darren Moore if his side fails to beat Sunderland tonight!

Fan Focus: Rotherham fan Will says Sunderland’s Will Grigg has been “a breath of fresh air”!

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Rotherham today, we spoke to writer Will Daniels of the Tivoli View to discuss Will Grigg’s progress, as well as their excellent start to the season under Paul Warne!

Fan Focus: Charlton Women’s fan Sam gives us some background on the Valiants!

Sunderland Ladies play away at Charlton Women this Sunday, the game is live on the FA Player, and Sam Clarke of the Proud Valiants supporters group gives us all the background on the Valiants!

Fan Focus: QPR fan Nick says ex-Sunderland man Jimmy Dunne could become “a real fans’ favourite”

Ahead of Sunderland’s Carabao Cup tie with Queens Park Rangers tonight, we spoke to QPR fan and writer Nicholas Tunney to discuss their excellent start in the Championship this season!

Fan Focus: Charlton fan Tom says that Nigel Adkins ‘had to go’ ahead of their clash with Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match with Charlton today, we spoke to Charlton Live’s Tom Wallin to discuss the sacking of Nigel Adkins, as well as George Dobson’s progress!

Fan Focus: Durham supporters give their take on “Wear Derby” clash with Sunderland Ladies

We asked long-term Durham commentator John Middleton and relatively new fan Ben Sellers about their club, and what today’s big game means to the Wildcats supporters.

Fan Focus: SAFC Ladies take on Bristol City Women today - here’s what their fans think will happen!

D-M from Bristol City Vixencast Podcast and Dan Carter from Bristol Live answer Graeme Field’s questions as Sunderland Ladies prepare to travel to the South West.

Fan Focus: Chair of Lewes Supporters Club gives their view on today’s match

"The Dripping Pan could one day become a Field of Dreams" says ‘Rookmeister’ Ash Head, Chair of Lewes Supporter’s club, who answers our questions ahead of their game with Sunderland AFC Ladies this weekend.

Fan Focus: Crystal Palace Women fan Phil gives us the lowdown on the Eagles ahead of Sunday

Phil Huffer is a long -erm Crystal Palace fanatic and he’s been going to watch their women’s team since 2016. After a mixed start to the Eagles’ season, how does he see Sunday’s FA Women’s Championship match unfolding?

MK Dons fan Martin is backing veteran striker Cameron Jerome to score against Sunderland!

Cameron Jerome - remember him? We sat down for a chat with MK Dons fan Martin, who fancies the veteran striker to cause Sunderland problems when the two sides go head-to-head tomorrow afternoon.

Interview: Blackpool fan Tony predicts a Simon Grayson win on his return to Sunderland

Tony Wilkinson - deputy chair of the Blackpool Supporters Trust - talks about Blackpool’s resurgence under Simon Grayson and why he thinks his side will be capable of beating Sunderland this weekend.

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