Passionate opinions straight from the hearts of die-hard Sunderland supporters.
Two sides, two totally different gameplans - but it ended all square. How did Sunderland set up, and why couldn’t we break Preston down?
Sunderland continued to impress without a striker, despite not scoring against Preston - but it’s been a canny start to October!
Following Sunderland’s 0-0 draw with Preston, Matty discusses Tony Mowbray’s exciting subs, the form of Aji Alese and whether Amad Diallo should be handed a start!
Despite injuries to key players, the Lads are defending solidly and with real spirit, and as Phil West writes, Tony Mowbray might have some selection dilemmas in the near future
Sink or swim, Sunderland supporters will be there for our club.
Sunderland and others show that there’s more to improvement and success at this level than points on the board, but SUFC need to have a long hard look in the mirror!
Ah well. Three points would have been nice, but a draw and a clean sheet only tell half of the story as the Lads turned in an entertaining performance. Gav’s here with his rundown of the matchday experience...
Our Malc cannot work out how this one is going to go… what do you think?
The international break gives us the perfect chance to check in with our fellow Championship clubs to see how they’ve fared so far. We had the crack with Andy Blinston from Every Step Along The Way Podcast to find out how Alex Neil is getting on at Stoke City...
The ‘club versus country’ issue is deep-seated and often complex. Mark Roberts looks back at his time supporting Sunderland and also rooting for England to succeed, too
The Lads have settled back into the Championship after some encouraging performances and results, and Kyle Garrett looks at the areas in which we could be even better
The fans are flocking through the Stadium of Light turnstiles in their droves once again, and as Phil West writes, it proves that belief in the club’s future is strong
"Ten games into the 2022/2023 season, we sit comfortably inside the top ten - and as we prepare for Saturday’s visit of Preston, optimism is running high," writes Jon Guy
The Lads are back on home turf for the first time since late August, and there is sure to be a real sense of anticipation and excitement as we build up to the game!
"There’ll always be winners and losers in politics, economics, and football. But the rules of the game are being weighted ever more in favour of the financial elite."
It’s a different experience, and might attract a different crowd, but there’s a place for everyone at Sunderland AFC Women home in Hetton tomorrow.
Sunderland Women’s narrow loss to Bristol City will go down as a mere footnote in a dramatic weekend across the pyramid - Rich gives his take on the big stories
"These are exciting times. It’s also great to have another Bennett(e) on board… is this the mark of another new era at Sunderland AFC?" - match commentator Nick Barnes is back, having his say on Roker Report!
I dunno about anyone else, but this is about as much fun as I’ve had in years watching Sunderland - and long may it continue!
The club’s sporting director is a divisive figure among some of our fans, but if we are to judge him on his actions, he deserves a good deal of credit, writes Phil West.
Two (3-0) wins, a loss and a draw; eight goals scored and only three conceded - not a bad start to life as Sunderland gaffer for Tony Mowbray! Nic Wiseman of ITHICS Fanzine assesses the season so far...
Few Sunderland supporters had heard of Aji Alese when we signed him in July. What a signing he could turn out to be...
The Costa Rica international has made a real breakthrough during the past week, and as Phil West writes, hopefully he can use it as a springboard for the games to come
POOOOOOOOOM! Today is the anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in the recent history of Sunderland Association Football Club - the time our goalkeeper scored one of the best headers we’ve ever seen!
"With fifteen points from ten games and some impressive performances along the way, our Championship return has been enjoyable - and there is much to look forward to," writes Phil West.
Who knows what will happen during the rest of the season? But we can all be certain that, over the past 20 months or so, our trajectory is definitely moving in the right direction.
It’s not a move that’s gone down well with many, but Chelsea’s new owner thinks we can up our marketing game in this country. Meanwhile, Michael Sheen has been getting the Welsh all worked up...
Whilst Sunderland’s super subs changed the game and we were brave on the ball, our luck - with some of the refereeing decisions, and O’Nien’s own goal - was rotten at times. Mitch Marshall is here with Talking Points!
That’s Entertainment! Plenty of action, and a long read about how the Lads are shaping up
Sunderland’s new model is beginning to motor now, but for every road paved with Dortmund gold, there is a young Leeds Utd team littering the hard shoulder.