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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: 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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Fan Letters: “Waiting for Sunderland to resume their league campaign is as dull as ditchwater!”

The issue of symbolic armbands, the pause in league action for the World Cup, and Ross Stewart’s future are in the RR mailbox today. Got something to say? RokerReport@yahoo.co.uk

Lasses Fan Focus: We speak to Lewes FC Women fan Joe Ketchum ahead of the big game!

Ahead of today’s game we spoke to Lewes fan Joe Ketchum. What can Sunderland Women expect when they take on Lewes Women in the last league home match for 2022?

Fan Focus: Birmingham fan Adam says Dion Sanderson has “improved his game massively” this year!

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to St Andrew’s Matty spoke to Adam from Blues Focus to discuss how they have performed under John Eustace!

Fan Focus: With Dean Whitehead in the dugout, can Cardiff cause Sunlun bother today?

What can Sunderland expect when the boyos from Cardiff roll into town this afternoon? We don’t know, so we asked our good friends at Alex Wallace from ‘The Canton End’ to give us some insight on Mark Hudson’s side!

Fan Focus: Huddersfield fan Matt says that Alex Pritchard was “labelled as a bad influence”

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to the John Smith’s Stadium, Matty spoke to Huddersfield fan Matt Shaw of the And He Takes That Chance Podcast to get the lowdown on their team!

Lasses Fan Focus: “It’s been amazing to be a part of the journey,” say Saints supporters!

Ahead of today’s game we spoke to Southampton fans Shannon Stephen and Chris Walker. What can Sunderland Women expect when they take on the newly promoted Saints?

Fan Focus: Luton Town fan Ian describes their top scorer Carlton Morris as a “complete striker”

Ahead of Sunderland’s trip to Kenilworth Road, Matty spoke to Luton fan Ian Robertson of We Are Luton Town to find out what to expect from Nathan Jones’ side!

Fan Focus: Youtuber Vizeh says Burnley has “a balance of experience & youth” under Kompany!

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Burnley, Matty spoke to YouTuber Vizeh to discuss their transformation under Vincent Kompany!

Fan Focus: Blackburn fan Daniel says it was “best for all parties’ that Tony Mowbray left the club!

Ahead of Tony Mowbray’s return to Ewood Park, Matty spoke to Blackburn fan Daniel Ainsworth of Rovers Chat to find out all about their new manager, their season so far... and Ben Brereton-Diaz!

Lasses Fan Focus: Eagle Mike is back to preview Sunderland’s visit to Palace today!

"For me, it takes me back to me younger days going to football, it’s a good old fashioned day out!" says Crystal Palace Women blogger and podcaster Mike.

Fan Focus: Wigan fan Barry believes that ex-Sunderland striker Nathan Broadhead is improving!

Ahead of the return of many familiar faces to the Stadium of Light, Matty spoke to Barry Worthington from the Progress With Unity Podcast to find out how the ex-Sunderland lads are getting on!

Fan Focus: Swansea fan Adam says that Sunderland fans can expect their possession-based identity!

Ahead of Sunderland’s away trip, Matty spoke to Swansea fan Adam Evans to discuss the excellent recent Championship form of Russell Martin’s side!

Fan Focus: The signings of ex-Blackpool duo Dan Ballard & Ellis Simms are praised by writer Sean!

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Blackpool tonight, Matty spoke to Lancs Live writer, Sean McGinlay, to discuss what we can expect from Michael Appleton’s side!

Lasses Fan Focus: Scouse Songsmith Stephen on Liverpool’s Conti Cup trip to Sunderland

Stephen Nelson of Liverpool FCW’s chant and flag collective 2gether Tuneless joins us to give his take on their season so far and today’s Conti Cup match.

Fan Focus: Preston writer George says that Troy Parrott “should have three or four goals by now”

Ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Preston, Matty spoke to Preston North End Live writer George Hodgson to discuss Ryan Lowe’s side’s lack of goals!

Lasses Fan Focus: We speak to Charlton Women fans Sam Clarke & Tom Arch ahead of the big game!

Ahead of today’s game we spoke to Charlton fans Sam Clarke and Tom Arch - what can Sunderland Women expect when they take on The Addicks?

Fan Focus: Watford fan Dan says that forward duo Ismaïla Sarr & João Pedro are simply unplayable

Ahead of Sunderland’s away trip to Vicarage Road, Matty spoke to Watford fan Dan Finill to discuss how they have started the season under Rob Edwards!

Fan Focus: Reading fan Simeon believes that ex-Sunderland midfielder Ovie Ejaria has stagnated!

Ahead of Sunderland’s away trip against Reading, we spoke to editor of The Tilehurst End, Simeon Pickup, to discuss Paul Ince’s side’s excellent start to the season!

Fan Focus: Middlesbrough fan Phil says “it’s hard not to love” ex-Sunderland forward Duncan Watmore!

Ahead of tonight’s match against Middlesbrough, Matty Crichton spoke to Talksport writer Phil Spencer to discuss what Tony Mowbray can expect from Chris Wilder’s side!

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