Passionate opinions straight from the hearts of die-hard Sunderland supporters.
Hemir is enduring a tough time and hasn’t made a huge impact at Sunderland, but there are certain things that should be kept behind closed doors.
Ben Littledyke and the lads from the SAFC London Branch headed south in search of beer and football on Saturday... and still managed to have a good day out, despite the result!
With a combination of bad luck and poor attacking execution, Sunderland failed to get anything from their longest away journey of the season. Malc discusses a few of his main talking points post the game.
After two impressive consecutive cameos for the team, Finlay Anderson looks at whether Adil Aouchiche should start on Wednesday night against Huddersfield.
A hugely frustrating defeat down in Plymouth, but the big plan can still take us where we want to be…
Sunderland’s injury list is starting to clear - with a bit of luck, will we see this young squad reach its full potential in the second half of the season?
Saturday’s trip to Plymouth marks the start of a hectic period, but it’s also a great chance for the Lads to strengthen their top six credentials.
Old school ‘kick it and head it’ type central defenders are becoming a thing of the past - so, have Sunderland left that type of player behind for good?
Having missed out on playing for Northern Ireland with a hamstring injury, Dan Ballard has returned to Wearside ahead of Saturday. Would you risk him at Plymouth, or go with a different option?
"My gut feeling is this current squad with one or two additions, notably some experienced players, could hold its own in the Premier League," writes BBC’s Sunderland match commentator Nick Barnes.
Adil Aouchiche has shown flashes of his talent since joining in the summer — he’s surely staking a claim to start games soon.
With more physical presence and a targeted recruitment attempt to address our height deficiencies, the current Sunderland crop look more robust than at the same stage last season. But do the stats back up this impression?
After losing three games against Boro, Stoke and Leicester, there were grumblings of discontent regarding Tony Mowbray - however, he is proving to be a pivotal figure in the club's recent history.
We’re edging closer and closer to the January transfer window, with the clickbait sites gearing up to spew their endless speculation into the ether - and, unfortunately, Sunderland are sure to get caught up in the crossfire... Got something to say? Email us: RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk
Speculation about the winger’s future isn’t going away, but there’s every chance that we could retain his services for the entirety of the season.
We’ve had a week and a half off from the Lads, and I’m starting to have withdrawal symptoms... roll on Saturday!
RR reader Bill would like to see Luke O’Nien moved into midfield - something he feels more confident about having watched Jenson Seelt & Nectar Triantis at the back last week. Got something to say? Email us: RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk
Ahhh, the ones that got away.
The international break offers us the chance to reflect on the season so far - so, what does Tony Mowbray have to work on most in order to push Sunderland even further up the table?
RR reader Old Dave wants to see us try something different on the right wing as he doesn’t feel Roberts is doing enough - but Bill Calvert couldn’t be happier that he’s signed a new deal! Got something to say? Email us: RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk
After seeing a totally fresh partnership at the heart of defence for the first time this season, it feels like a good time to discuss what moves Mowbray might make going forward. Are Triantis and Seelt the heirs to the throne?
The popular winger has signed an extended contract at the Stadium of Light - hopefully it’ll spur him on to reach the heights that we’ve seen him hit so often.
What areas would you be looking at now to strengthen in January with only a month or so before the window opens?
Jenson Seelt and Nectar Triantis found themselves under pressure against Birmingham, but it was a vital learning experience.
It’s been a long time coming, but yesterday it was finally confirmed that Patrick Roberts has signed a new deal with Sunderland which runs until 2026. How do you feel about it?
It’s been another eventful week at the Stadium of Light!
In his first league start in red and white, the young Dutchman turned in a solid effort and gave plenty of cause for optimism.
Talky talky happy talk – always a pleasure looking back at the main topics arising from a Sunderland win!
With both Dan Ballard and Luke O’Nien suspended this afternoon, Tony Mowbray has a big decision to make ahead of the visit of Wayne Rooney’s Birmingham City.