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MATCH PREVIEWS!

All the crack that you need to know in one simple place before each and every Sunderland game.

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!

Starting XI: Will we try something different in attack tonight as the lads take on Blackpool?

Sunderland lacked a cutting edge on Saturday – will we see something different in attack tonight?

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 12 - Sunderland v Blackpool

As some predicted, the home tie vs Preston proved a challenging nut to crack. How confident do the Predictions lads feel as we face Blackpool under floodlights?

Match Preview: Sunderland v Blackpool - all you need to know ahead of kick-off!

It’s our second game on home soil in four days as Blackpool visit the Stadium of Light and here’s all you need to know in the build-up ahead of kick-off.

Lasses Match Preview: Sunderland’s Conti Cup campaign kicks off against Liverpool at Eppleton

Sunderland Women host the WSL newsgirls this morning in the League Cup, and we have all the build-up ahead of the big 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!

Starting XI: Sunderland return to the Stadium of Light today – who’ll be lining up for the lads?

After a couple of weeks of no action, the lads take on Preston at home. It’s only Tony Mowbray’s second home game – so who will be in his starting XI?

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 11 - Sunderland v Preston North End

We are back! After a solid point away at Watford, then a pretty boring league-football-free international spell, the lads take on Preston at home. Can they get right back on it?

Match Preview: Sunderland v Preston North End - all you need to know ahead of kick-off!

We return from the international break with the first of two games on home soil in four days and first up it’s the visit of Preston North End - here’s all the build-up ahead of kick-off.

Lasses Match Preview: Sunderland & Charlton Athletic face-off at Eppleton

Sunderland have a great opportunity to win their first game of the season at home to Charlton. The Lasses won two of two against them last year - can they do the business again today?

Lasses Match Preview: Sunderland travel to Bristol as the Barclay’s Women’s Championship returns

Herron and Ramshaw are back as Sunderland Women travel to the south west to today play Bristol City, looking for their first win of the season.

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 10 - Watford v Sunderland

After one of the best hours of SAFC football I have literally ever seen, and all without a striker on the paddock, confidence will be high against ex-Premier League Watford. How will the Predictions lads call this encounter?

Match Preview: Watford v Sunderland - here’s all you need to know ahead of kick-off!

The Lads face a third successive game on the road as we travel to Hertfordshire in a bid to win successive games for the first time this season - here’s all you need to know in the build-up to kick-off!

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!

Starting XI: Who needs strikers? Is this how Sunderland will line up against Watford today?

A tough test lies await at Vicarage Road... how will Tony Mowbray line the Lads up today?

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!

Starting XI: Who replaces Ross Stewart and Dennis Cirkin? And will we see a formation change?

After an unexpected week and a half break, the lads return to action against Paul Ince’s Reading. How will the time off, plus injuries to Stewart and Cirkin, have influenced Tony Mowbray’s thinking?

Match Preview: Reading v Sunderland - all you need to know ahead of kick-off!

After the postponement of our home fixture against Millwall, we’re back on the road again in front of the cameras... again - here’s all you ned to know ahead of kick-off!

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 9 - Reading v Sunderland

Sunderland should be chomping at the bit tonight. Do the Predictions boys fancy Tony Mowbray and the Stewart-less SAFC squad to resume travelling successes?

Match Preview: Middlesbrough v Sunderland - all you need to know ahead of kick-off!

On the back of an impressive home win over Rotherham we take a quick trip down the A19 to take on Boro’ in front of the Sky cameras - here’s everything you need to know ahead of kick-off.

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 8 - Middlesbrough v Sunderland

Tony Mowbray takes SAFC to a club he knows very well for our Monday night game on Teesside. Do the predictions team feel the coach will carry on the momentum from our cracking 3-0 home win?

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!

Starting XI: Is this who Mogga will select on his trip back to Teesside?

The former Boro skipper and boss will be leading the lads out at the Riverside tonight. Who’ll be in his starting XI?

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 7 - Sunderland v Rotherham

Tony Mowbray takes the dugout for his first game, against our fellow ex-League One opponents, Rotherham United. Can Sunderland start Tony’s reign with a win? Here’s what our panel thinks.

Fan Focus: Rotherham fan Will says Mowbray can “build a foundation for success” at Sunderland!

Ahead of Tony Mowbray’s first match in charge of Sunderland, Matty spoke to Rotherham fan Will Daniels to discuss how Paul Warne’s side have started the season!

Match Preview: Sunderland v Rotherham United - Can the Lads claim a first win on home soil?

Our home performances have deserved more so far and tonight is another opportunity to claim our first three points at the Stadium of Light - here’s everything you need to know ahead of kick-off.

Starting XI: Is this Tony Mowbray’s first Sunderland lineup?

The former Boro boss is expected to be in the dugout tonight. But who’ll be on the field?

Lasses Match Preview: Sunderland take on Birmingham Women at the SoL in a double header!

Double Header! Sunderland Women face Birmingham Women in their home opener of the 22/23 Barclays Women’s Championship season at the Stadium of Light in what is a fantastic occasion - here’s everything you need to know

Roker Report Score Predictions 2022-23: Game 6 - Sunderland v Norwich City

With a three point away haul that triggered a Stoke coach sacking and the subsequent departure of Alex Neil, what on earth do we predict for the visit of the Canaries to Sunderland?

Fan Focus: Norwich fan Jacob is “confused” by Alex Neil’s decision to leave Sunderland for Stoke

Ahead of Sunderland’s match against Norwich, Matty spoke to Jacob Robinson of The Canary Cast to find out his thoughts on Alex Neil’s shock proposed departure from Sunderland!

Match Preview: Sunderland v Norwich City - will the Lads claim our first home win of the season?

It’s been an odd twenty-four hours, but here’s where it matters, on the pitch - as we take on Norwich City in front of the cameras and here is everything you need to know ahead of kick-off.

Starting XI: Who did Alex Neil pick in his last team before legging it at the first opportunity?

Allegedly our (presumably by now) former head coach picked the team before deserting the lads. Will whoever takes charge today stick with the same team?

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