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On This Day (6th February 2016): It’s the late show for Big Sam’s Sunderland at Anfield!

Sam Allardyce was beginning to turn things around back in 2016 with the help of some new additions as well as the form of Jermain Defoe ahead of a trip to an unhappy Anfield.

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Editorial: A week of optimism, frustration, and immense resilience for Sunderland

From the FA Cup draw against Fulham to the transfer window fallout, to grinding out a draw at Millwall, it’s been an eventful seven days for the club. However, the bigger picture is still positive.

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Talking Points: Last-gasp Sunderland steal a point from Millwall!

Despite being kicked from pillar to post against Gary Rowett’s team, the Lads rallied and snatched an equaliser through a brave header from Dennis Cirkin

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 29 - Millwall vs Sunderland

What will the score be today when Sunderland head to The Den to take on Duncan Watmore, George Honeyman and their marras at Millwall?

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Roy of the Rovers: Sunderland AFC vs Reading FA Cup edition!

In the spirit of days gone by, Gary Engel looks at Sunderland’s 1973 FA Cup run in the style of the legendary cartoon, starting with our tie against Reading

SAFC’s February Preview (Part 1): What have Sunderland got coming up this month?

After a steady January on the pitch, a busy February beckons for the Lads, with some big games in a big month which will shape the rest of our season!

On this day (3 Feb 2015) Sunderland beat Fulham in FA Cup 4th Round replay!

Does lightning strike twice? We’ll soon find out!

FA Cup Fairytale: Charlie comes-a-calling as Sunderland take on Hurley’s Reading in Fourth Round tie

In the latest instalment of our Kelvin’s trip down FA Cup memory lane, he takes us back to our Fourth Round game against Reading – 50 years today! Enjoy.

On This Day (2nd February 2016): New signings shine despite Sunderland’s defeat against City!

Big Sam begins to get our house in order as his new signings begin to impress during the visit of Manchester City back in February 2016.

On This Day (1st Feb 1964): Sharkey scores his second Sunderland hattrick of the season!

Sunderland’s lethal centre forward Nick Sharkey was in fantastic form as The Lads put a sorry Swindon side to the sword at Roker Park on this day in 1964.

On this day (31 Jan 2017): Deadline day brings no new players but a point against Spurs!

We still had a bit of hope at this point, didn’t we?

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: FA Cup Round 4 - Fulham vs Sunderland

What will the score be today?

On This Day (27 Jan 1973): Legendary Celtic striker makes Sunderland debut vs Millwall!

Bob Stokoe had been after a striker since he took on the manager’s role – and had landed John Hughes, brother of Billy, to lead the attack.

On This Day (26th January 2015): “I cannot bring Quinn and Phillips back” says Poyet!

As much as Sunderland fans would love the chance to see prime Quinn and Phillips in action again, Gus Poyet knew he couldn’t pull off the impossible - instead, he asked the fans for patience.

On This Day (Jan 25th 1964): It’s FA Cup day at Roker Park as Sunderland face the Robins!

On this day 1964 Sunderland played Bristol City at Roker Park in the 4th round of the FA Cup.

On This Day (24th Jan 2020): Dour stalemate v Doncaster continues Sunderland’s unbeaten run!

Phil Parkinson was manager, and the football was turgid. We’ve come a long way in three years!

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Welcome to Sunderland, Pierre Ekwah!

Ekwah’s signing, on a four-and-a-half year deal from West Ham, is another show of faith by those running the club, and hopefully he can make a positive and lasting impact for us!

On This Day (23 January 1994): Sunderland banking on Rice deal to heat up!

Cash strapped Sunderland look to solve financial problems by selling players, placing adverts in the Financial Times and reaching out to a millionaire songwriter.

What will the score be when Sunderland face Boro?

What will the score be today?

Memories Of Playing Boro: Liam Miller’s screamer rescues a point for Keano’s Sunderland

In the first Tees-Wear derby of the 2007/2008 season, Sunderland’s fans were set to go home unhappy - that was, of course, until Liam Miller decided he had other plans...

On This Day (20 Jan 2018): Asoro & Maja offer a slice of hope for Coleman’s struggling Mackems

We’d be alright... wouldn’t we??!

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Friday Night Live: Get involved tonight @ 19:30 as we gear up for Sunday’s game v Middlesbrough!

The Lads are back in action on Sunday afternoon as the Teessiders make the trip to Wearside. Join us live tonight on Twitter for some pre-match discussion ahead of the game!

On This Day (19 January 2010): Kenwyne Jones linked with another January move!

The striker was in form - and in demand. In hindsight, should we have sold him though?

French ITK account gives thoughts on potential Sunderland recruit Isaac Lihadji 

Following the report that Sunderland could be close to signing France U21 winger Isaac Lihadji, we spoke to the people who broke the story - @treize013 - to find out more about the player.

On This Day (Jan 18th 1954): Happy birthday, Jeff Clarke!

Today we celebrate the Sunderland career of Jeff Clarke on his 69th birthday. All the best, marra!

On This Day (17th January 2015): Defoe makes his debut but Sunderland lose narrowly to Tottenham

Despite fielding new signing Jermain Defoe (who we swapped with Toronto for Jozy Altidore), Sunderland succumbed to defeat against his old side Spurs at White Hart Lane

FA Cup Fairytale: Transporting you back in time as Sunderland edge past Notts County in replay

Kelvin Beattie’s excellent retelling of Sunderland’s magical run to the final of the FA Cup in 1973 takes us to Roker Park for a game played on this day 50 years ago - the 3rd round replay against Notts County.

On This Day (16 Jan 1994): Buxton’s revival continues as Sunderland beat Boro!

Mick Buxton continues his great start since taking over as manager from Terry Butcher back in 1994 as we beat Middlesbrough at Roker Park.

Editorial: Transfer window anticipation, officials and home form...

Why the last two years and four transfer windows should have us looking forward to the next couple of weeks; let’s talk about the officials and Sunderland’s home form in this week’s editorial...

On This Day (15 January 1972): Brown’s Boys put an end to FA Cup third round curse

After four disappointing eliminations Sunderland finally made some headway 51 years ago

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 27 - Sunderland vs Swansea City

What do our panel think the score will be today as Sunderland return home to face "The Swans" - are you forecasting another home win, or will we lose more ground on the top 6 after dropping points at Blackpool?

FA Cup Fairytale: Meadow Lane or bust!

Our Kelvin takes a stroll down FA Cup memory lane, complete with Doc Martens, a skinhead, his (fake) Harrington jacket and a prophetic encounter with some Leeds supporters. First stop: Meadow Lane.

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