Passionate opinions straight from the hearts of die-hard Sunderland supporters.
"The club needs a bit of stability; here though is another person that has come and left without making any sort of impact," writes Finlay Anderson, after Monday’s news of Beale’s departure.
"We could be facing that rarest of beasts; a mid-table finish for Sunderland. A few years ago, that would’ve seemed appealing, but in the context of the club’s recent progression it feels like a significant step backwards."
Whether you were #BealeOut, #BealeIn or #GiveBealeAChance, I think we can all admit that this has been a messy period for Sunderland, one that might take a bit of time for us to recover from.
Being one or two games away from implosion can’t continue for much longer.
Despite taking a first half lead through Jack Clarke, the Lads ended up on the wrong end of a 2-1 defeat as Tony Mowbray had the last laugh on Saturday. Phil West looks at the game’s main stories
The Lads slipped to a second successive defeat on Saturday, as Birmingham City rallied to claim a 2-1 victory. Paddy Hayes reflects on another disappointing day at the office
"Jack Clarke’s representative is never short of something to say, but he could certainly demonstrate more class ahead of any potential summer transfer," writes Phil West.
The third installation of Sunderland ‘Til I Die finally gave us a happy Netflix ending - and it gives our club, the city, and the fans what they deserve after years of turmoil.
After the lads drifted aimlessly to a 1-0 loss on the road to The Terriers, Malc Dugdale looks at the game’s most thought provoking moments…
It was Valentines Day at Roker Park, but there was not much love on the pitch as these two rivals fought it out in a no holds barred second half!
Sunderland’s away form has been honking this season. What should Michael Beale do to ensure we come away with all six points by the end of this week?
And here we have it - the final part Sunderland’s quest for a Wembley victory.... I wonder what happens?
"Perhaps Michael Beale is starting to show that he may be the coach who will enable this vibrant young squad to deliver on their potential," writes Mike Stubbs.
Last year it was Amad and Hume who emerged from the bench to become first team stars at this point of the season - who from the current crop is likely to do the same?
"As the season begins to approach its final stretch, the Lads remain firmly in the playoff mix — and deservedly so," writes Phil West.
In episode two we move towards the business end of the campaign — time to start reliving some brilliant memories...
Finally, after an almost four-year wait, season three has arrived. But has this much anticipated final installment delivered?
Having picked up seven points from a possible nine in our last three games, things certainly seem to be looking up for Michael Beale and Sunderland. But this is a huge week — in more ways than one.
"Despite the recent panic and anger, Sunderland have rarely been far from the top six in a strong Championship," writes Paddy Hollis.
Saturday’s 3-1 win over Plymouth Argyle means that the team’s unbeaten run extends to three matches - are we pointing back in the right direction under Michael Beale?
"All-in-all, there’s much to be positive about as we head to Huddersfield on Wednesday. It will be interesting to see if our playing style continues to evolve," writes Joseph Tulip.
Despite falling behind to a comical goal from Ryan Hardie, a rousing second half display was enough for the Lads to secure the points on Saturday. Phil West looks at the game’s main stories
The Lads eventually ran out 3-1 winners against the visitors on Saturday, but as Paddy Hayes writes, it wasn’t all plain sailing against the Pilgrims at a foggy Stadium of L
The recent discussion around Hemir has lead Kelvin Beattie to reminisce about some of the other big strikers to have played for the Lads. Some were great, but others? Not so good
Much has been made of the struggles of our centre forwards this season, but as Mark Roberts writes, could the root cause of the problem lie elsewhere?
There’s been huge progress made at Sunderland in recent times, but our January business was the subject of much discussion. Andy Thompson looks at both sides of the argument