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On This Day (27th March 2012): Sunderland miss out on a trip to Wembley!

An expectant full house at the Stadium of Light sees the Lads put in a woeful performance in the FA Cup quarter-final replay to miss out on a trip to Wembley.

Non-League Day 2023: Where to go to catch Sunderland players in action

Sunderland may not be in action today, but that doesn’t mean you need to miss out on your live footie fix - it’s Non-League Day!

On This Day (24 March 1934): Sunderland just miss out in eleven goal thriller at The Hawthorns!

It was an epic game, and included blistering displays from Bobby Gurney and Raich Carter, but the lads lost out at the death.

On This Day (23rd March 2019): Ross praises ‘calming’ influence Grant Leadbitter!

Grant Leadbitter’s second spell on Wearside was eventful, and the manager who brought him back to the club was quick to praise his calming influence on the rest of the Sunderland squad.

On This Day (22 March 1969): Late Suggett goal rescues a point for Sunderland vs Newcastle!

Colin Suggett’s late goal in the derby sent forty-odd thousand geordies home unhappy as Sunderland rescued a point in the derby at St James Park!

On This Day (21st March 1935): Happy Birthday to former Sunderland player Brian Clough!

On what would have been his 88th birthday, we look back at the Sunderland career of one of the all-time greats of the game - Brian Clough.

On This Day (20th March 2016) - Mags leave it late to salvage a point!

Big Sam was looking to do the double over the Mags back in 2016 in a fixture that had the potential to change the complexion of the race to beat the drop from the Premier League.

Editorial: How do Sunderland get the most out of what’s left of this season?

If we now consider the play-offs to be out of reach, do we start looking ahead to next season?

Roy of the Rokers: Sunderland vs Luton Town FA Cup 6th Round Edition! 

Gary Engel continues his look at Sunderland’s 1973 FA Cup run in the style of the legendary cartoon. Today’s edition takes in the 1972/1973 sixth round against Luton Town!

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Talking Points: Is it time for Sunderland to move on from Joe Gelhardt?

Despite falling behind to Rob Edwards’ team, the Lads rallied impressively to snatch a point on Saturday afternoon. Phil West looks at the key talking points from the game

Score Predictions: Can the Lads topple the Hatters at home?

What will the score be today?

FA Cup Fairytale: Morecambe & Wise Men Say

"We had no right to feel as we did, given the previous five years, but given the previous ten games, I felt we had every right" — Kelvin Beattie’s epic story of the run towards the 1973 FA Cup final continues...

On This Day (17 March 2015): The Little General arrives at the Stadium of Light

Mr Advocaat, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to keep Sunderland up in just nine games...

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Talking Points: They should use this game as an example when discussing VAR in the Championship

How did their second goal stand? How important is Luke O’Nien? And, should we be giving ourselves more credit for what Sunderland have achieved, rather than what we "could have had"?

On This Day (16th March 2019): Grigg grabs the winner in a vital win over Walsall!

It feels like an age ago, but it was only four years ago since we were relying on Will Grigg to score winning goals for the Lads...

On This Day (15th March 1980): “Pop” Robson bags twice as Sunderland stick four past Charlton!

Kelvin Beattie reminisces about one of the great away days of the early 80s - a four-nil thumping of Charlton Athletic on their own patch by Ken Knighton’s promotion-chasing Sunderland!

Score Predictions: How will our resurgent Black Cats do against Sheffield’s Faltering Blades?

What will the score be today?

On This Day (14th March 2015): Poyet’s tenure ends with 4-0 thrashing against Aston Villa!

Adiós Gustavo! Sunderland’s Uruguayan Head Coach said his goodbyes after his side were humbled by the Villans at the Stadium of Light.

Score Predictions: Sunderland need to stop the rot - Can our Cats maul the Canaries?

What will the score be today?

On This Day (10 Mar 2007): Three players left behind as Keano’s promotion bus hits top gear!

Punctuality was the name of the game for Roy – which was unfortunate for a trio of Sunderland players as the Lads took on Barnsley at Oakwell.

On This Day (9 March 2010): Bent ends Sunderland’s winter of gloom with a hat trick against Bolton!

The striker netted an excellent treble to end Streaky Steve’s poor run of form.

On This Day (8th March 1958): Six-goal thriller at Roker Park as Sunderland draw with The Owls!

On this day in 1958, just short of 23,000 hardy souls turned up at Roker Park for a relegation tussle with Sheffield Wednesday - and if nothing else they were entertained!

On This Day (7th March 1994): Happy Birthday to former Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford!

Today is the 29th birthday of one of the greatest prospects to come through Sunderland’s academy - Jordan Pickford!

Tony Mowbray’s post-January slumps... separating the facts from the fiction

When Mowbray was appointed, we were told his teams tended to switch off after January. But just how true is that? We delved into the record books to find out. If you’re of a nervous disposition, please look away now...

On This Day (6th March 1937): Quarter-final requires replay on Sunderland’s road to Wembley!

Sunderland had coasted to the quarter-final of the FA Cup back in 1937, but it started to get a serious as we were face with the prospect of a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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Talking Points: Is Sunderland’s season on the brink?

Sunderland start to sleepwalk into midtable obscurity as Stoke make it through to judge's houses - what was the midfield selection all about, and is Mowbray learning from his mistakes? Bomber gives his thoughts...

Score Predictions: Can Sunderland bounce back against Stoke City and the baldy snake?

After taking one point from nine, we face Alex Neil’s latest outfit today. Can Tony’s talented teenagers terrorise the tartan-wearing turncoat?

On This Day (3 March 2007): T&T duo ignites Sunderland’s promotion charge – but Tony’s not happy

Tony Mowbray was confident his West Brom team would finish ahead of the Lads...

On This Day (2nd March 1984): Pop Robson appointed caretaker manager after Durban sacking!

Having sacked Alan Durban as Sunderland manager, owner Tom Cowie called upon the oldest player in the squad to step into the dugout at Roker Park.

Sunderland’s March Preview: What have the Lads got coming up this month?

A disappointing second half of February means we are no closer to knowing where we might be at the end of this season. Here’s what March has to offer…

On This Day (1st March 1972): Youngster scores hattrick as Sunderland sink Pompey at Roker Park!

51 years ago a local lad by the name of John Lathan lived out the dream of every young mackem when he bagged a hattrick for the Lads in red and white at Roker Park in a win over Portsmouth.

On This Day (28th February 2015): Rooney double & wrong man sent off on a bad day for Sunderland

Referee Roger East mistook Wes Brown for John O’Shea and sent the wrong man off as Sunderland fell to defeat at Old Trafford on this day eight years ago.

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