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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.

Fan Focus: Luton fan Ian is predicting a fifth consecutive 1-1 draw between his side & Sunderland!

We caught up with Ian from the We Are Luton Town fan page ahead of today’s massive game in the Championship playoffs. What can Sunderland expect from Rob Edwards’ side?

Fan Focus: Preston fan Oliver gives us the lowdown on Sunderland’s opponents today!

We caught up with Preston fan Oliver Dawes of Deepdale Digest for a chat ahead of Sunderland’s trip to the north west today. What can we expect from a team with nothing but pride left to play for?

Fan Focus: Watford fan Mike claims he’s never seen a more disinterested group of Watford players!

We spoke to Watford fan Mike Parkin of The From The Rookery End Podcast ahead of today’s game to chat about what Sunderland can expect from Chris Wilder’s struggling side. Which players should we be wary of?

Fan Focus: West Brom fan Andy gives us the lowdown on Sunderland’s opponents today!

We spoke to West Brom fan Andy Caulton ahead of Sunderland’s game today to find out more about Carlos Corberan’s side. Which West Brom players should we be wary of?

Fan Focus: Huddersfield fan Matt credits Neil Warnock’s man management for their improved form!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match tonight, Matty spoke to Huddersfield fan Matt Shaw of the And He Takes That Chance Podcast to discuss life under Neil Warnock. Which of their players should we be wary of?

Fan Focus: Birmingham fan Adam says that he would like to see Dion Sanderson join permanently!

We spoke to Birmingham fan Adam Dee of the Blues Focus Podcast, ahead of today’s game to find out more about what Birmingham have to offer! Which players should Sunderland be wary of?

Fan Focus: Cardiff fan Alex says ex-Sunderland striker Connor Wickham has been a decent signing!

Ahead of Sunderland’s away trip to Cardiff, Matty spoke to writer Alex Wallace to discuss their survival hunt under Sabri Lamouchi. Which Cardiff players should Sunderland be wary of?

Fan Focus: Burnley fan Vizeh says “new life has been breathed back in” under Vincent Kompany!

Ahead of tonight’s match we spoke to Burnley fan Vizeh to find out which factors are behind their success this season under Vincent Kompany. Which players should Sunderland be wary of?

Lasses Fan Focus: We speak to John Slingsby about Sheffield United Women ahead of today’s game

After Sunderland men played against Sheffield United midweek, it’s time for our lasses to face the Blades at Eppleton. But how does fan John Slingsby feel about the fixture?

Fan Focus: Luton fan Ian says that new boss Rob Edwards has really lifted their promotion push!

We spoke to Ian Robertson of the We Are Luton Town fan page ahead of today’s game to discuss their fantastic form under new boss Rob Edwards. Which of their players should Sunderland be wary of?

Fan Focus: Sheffield United fan Callum gives us the lowdown on Sunderland’s opponents tonight

We spoke to Blades fan Callum Cheswick ahead of tonight’s game to discuss their dip in form. Is tonight the perfect time to play them, or will they spring a surprise on Sunderland?

Fan Focus: Stoke fan Daniel was surprised to see Alex Neil walk away from Sunderland in August!

We chatted to Stoke fan Daniel Buxton of the Every Step Along The Way Podcast ahead of today’s game to find out more about what the Potters have to offer. What can Sunderland expect from Alex Neil and his side?

Fan Focus: Coventry fan James says Callum Doyle has definitely stepped up to Championship level!

Ahead of today’s match we spoke to Coventry fan James to find out more about how the Sky Blues are getting on - and to find out how ex-Mackem Callum Doyle is doing. Should we be wary of Mark Robins’ side?

Fan Focus: What can Sunderland expect from struggling Rotherham? Millers fan Will lifts the lid!

Ahead of tonight’s match, we spoke to Rotherham fan Will Daniels to discuss life under their new manager Matt Taylor. Find out which players Sunderland should be wary of!

Fan Focus: What can Sunderland expect today from Bristol City? Robins fan Patrick reveals all

We sat down for a chat with Bristol City fan Patrick Connolly ahead of today’s game to find out more about Sunderland’s opponents. Should we be wary of them after their great recent form?

Fan Focus: QPR fan Nicholas says new signing Chris Martin will “make a difference” v Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s match tonight, Matty spoke to QPR fan and writer, Nicholas Tunney, to discuss their recent bad run of form under Neil Critchley!

Lasses Fan Focus: Saints fan Shannon previews today’s SAFC Women clash

Ahead of today’s game, we spoke to Southampton FC Women’s fan Shannon Stephen. What can Sunderland Women expect when they take on The Saints?

Fan Focus: Reading fan Simeon gives us the lowdown on Sunderland’s opponents today

We spoke to Reading fan and editor of The Tilehurst End, Simeon Pickup ahead of their trip to Sunderland this afternoon - what can we expect from Paul Ince’s side?

Fan Focus: Millwall fan Stephen lets us know what Sunderland can expect at The Den today!

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to The Den, Matty spoke to Millwall fan Stephen Jones from That Millwall Podcast to discuss their excellent form - and the deadline day signing of ex-Mackem Duncan Watmore!

Fan Focus: Fulham fan Steve hopes that Patrick Roberts can fulfill his potential at Sunderland!

Ahead of Sunderland’s fourth round FA Cup tie, Matty spoke to Fulham fan and Freelance Journalist, Steve Lillis, to discuss their fantastic form this season!

Fan Focus: Boro fan Jonny gives us the inside track on Sunderland’s opponents

We spoke to Middlesbrough fan Jonny of The Boro Breakdown Podcast to get the lowdown on what Sunderland can expect today from Michael Carrick’s in-form side.

Fan Focus: Swansea fan Jordan gives us the lowdown on Sunderland’s opponents

Ahead of today’s game we spoke to Swansea fan Jordan Webber to find out more about what’s gone wrong for his team recently - what should Sunderland watch out for this afternoon?

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Fan Focus: Shrewsbury fan Dan on his love for Flanno, their season so far, and the SAFC game!

Ahead of today’s game we spoke to Shrewsbury supporter Dan Hough about how his team are getting on this season, and to grab his thoughts on their ex-Sunderland playing and coaching contingent!

Fan Focus: Blackpool fan Matthew would be surprised to see his club sell striker Jerry Yates!

Ahead of Sunderland’s New Year’s Day fixture, Matty spoke to Blackpool fan, Matthew Jones, of Mitch Cook’s Left Foot blog, to discuss the pressure on Michael Appleton!

Fan Focus: Wigan fan Barry says that appointing new manager Kolo Toure was “a massive gamble”

Ahead of tonight’s game we spoke to Wigan fan Barry Worthington - Producer & Editor of the PWU Podcast & Blog - to catch up on how things are going under new boss Kolo Toure!

Fan Focus: Blackburn fan says that Mowbray often “wouldn’t change his tactics” during games!

Ahead of Sunderland’s Boxing Day match, Matty spoke to Blackburn fan Daniel Ainsworth of Rovers Chat, to discuss Jon Dahl Tomasson’s side’s promotion charge!

Fan Focus: Hull fan Ant says that Liam Rosenior is touted as one of the brightest young managers

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to Hull, Matty spoke to Ant Northgraves of the To Hull & Back Podcast, to discuss life under new ownership and the recent appointment of Liam Rosenior!

Fan Focus: WBA fan Louis says they played “free-flowing attacking football” under Tony Mowbray!

Ahead of tonight’s match against West Brom, Matty spoke to Louis Bent of The Baggies Podcast to discuss how their team has changed since going from Steve Bruce to Carlos Corberán!

Lasses Fan Focus: Leicester fan Alice is hopeful ahead of Conti Cup tie with Sunderland!

Who are the two young Leicester players we should be looking out for at Eppleton tonight? Journalism student Alice has the lowdown on the Foxes.

Lasses Fan Focus: Coventry United fan Michael Mogan MBE on his love for today’s opposition

"Coventry United gifted my family one of the happiest days of our lives..."

Fan Focus: Lions fan Alex says that ex-Sunderland captain George Honeyman has been a solid buy

Ahead of Sunderland’s return to the Stadium of Light, Matty spoke to Millwall writer Alex Grace of That Millwall Podcast - what is there to learn about today’s opponents?

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Lasses Fan Focus: We chat to the MCWFC OSC to get the lowdown on the Citizens

Ahead of today’s game, we spoke to Manchester City fan and member of the MCWFC OSC committee, Dave. What can Sunderland Women expect when they take on the Citizens in the cup?

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