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READER'S CORNER!

Reader’s Corner: Kyril Louis-Dreyfus seems the real deal!

RR reader Dan Ejstrup-Andersen believes all the evidence so far points to KLD being a great owner for Sunderland. Let’s hope so! If you have a view, let us know RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Looking at the purpose of Sunderland’s U23s from a different angle

RR reader AngryJoe believes our younger players must be given a prolonged chance in the first team this season. If you have a view, let us know RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “Time for a glass half-full attitude, people!”

RR reader Derek offers a welcome dose of positivity regarding the long-term rebuild taking place at SAFC. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “The doom merchants are circling; time to reflect on things in the real world!”

RR reader Andrew White breaks down some of the wilder bits of pre-season negativity with a big dose of reality.

Reader’s Corner: Do we need a statement of intent from Sunderland’s manager?

RR reader AngryJoe asks ‘Are we giving youth a chance and do we need a statement of intent from Lee Johnson on this subject?’ If you have a view, let us know RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Believe in the process!

"I have noted a lot of discontent amongst our fanbase with the current situation be it from the manager to the players and this is my view" RR reader Sturch83 gives his views on the current situation. RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: The harsh reality of League One

RR reader (and ever-present in the comments section) AngryJoe believes we’re going to have to wait until we get promoted to see KLD splash the cash. RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: SAFC taking their time in the transfer market is just fine by me

RR reader Chris Charlton believes we’re better off waiting for the right players. Fancy writing? Email RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk with your views!

Reader’s Corner: Is it time that Sunderland had a re-think about the purpose of our U23s squad?

Roker Report reader ‘AngryJoe’ wonders about the way Sunderland have utilised their best U23s players in recent years. Is it time that we have a re-think about the way they’re used? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: How many new signings do Sunderland actually need?

RR reader Paul Wood would like to see Sunderland properly ‘give the kids a chance’ - and would be content with Lee Johnson and Kristjaan Speakman only making a handful of new signings. What do you reckon - would that be too big a risk? Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Grant’s departure is the end of an era

RR reader Sam Farrar-Marchetti shares why the departure of Grant Leadbitter has left him with a heavy heart.

Reader’s Corner: What does “culture change” really mean? And are we a massive part of it?

"There’s been an overall shift in attitude towards the club that must shift back for the sake of everyone involved in the club and its support", says RR reader Kevin Campbell. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “McGeady is one of the best Sunderland wingers I’ve seen in the last 60 years!”

RR reader David Finn is full of praise for Aiden McGeady - a player he ranks as one of the best wingers he’s seen in his 60 years as a fan - for the way he’s conducted himself in a Sunderland shirt over the last three years. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “The reasons for our failure are clear...”

With a mountain to climb in the second leg, RR reader Andrew White outlines the issues moving forward in the event that we fall short on Saturday.

Reader’s Corner: Failing to turn up could spell the end for several Sunderland players

"Should we remain in League One, it would surely be sensible to allow the contracts of several first-team players to expire, as they are simply not good enough" writes RR reader Adam Scorer. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: ‘It’s a massive game… so why don’t I feel up for it?’

Our end-of-season form has left RR reader Dean Pope feeling rather indifferent about the prospect of the play-offs.

Reader’s Corner: You’re the boss!

RR reader Jase Beattie puts himself into LJ’s shoes and selects his teams to face Lincoln, home and away.

Reader’s Corner: “Promoted or not, Sunderland fans have plenty of reasons to be optimistic!”

"I believe we are in a great situation to be promoted through the play-offs this year. However, even if we aren’t, I can see incredible reasons for hope and optimism for Sunderland in the years that follow" writes The American Mackem. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: What’s in reserve?

Roker Report reader Thomas Pugh thinks some first-teamers need a break. But which under-23 players would he like to see given a chance?

Reader’s Corner: Sunderland are STILL going up!

RR reader Kevin Campell, a.k.a. The American Mackem takes to Reader’s Corner to set out his case for staying optimistic about our promotion chances this season. What do you think? Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Luke O’Nien - a Samurai without fear of death! De Jay writes in from Hawaii

"He’s a samurai without fear of death. He’s a bulldog!" Writing in all the way from Hawaii, RR reader De Jay waxes lyrical about Luke O’Nien, saying, "if we lose him we’ve lost what it means to be Sunderland."

Reader’s Corner: It’s the hope I *can* stand!

Regardless of how this term ends up, the future most definitely looks bright, believes RR reader Matt Smith. Fancy writing something? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk – send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Sunderland go 12 games unbeaten - promotion is still in our own hands!

RR reader Adam Scorer looks back at yesterday’s draw - and as Sunderland go 12 games unbeaten, who would bet against us achieving automatic promotion?! Fancy writing something? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “Let’s keep focusing on our own performances - Sunderland are doing just fine!”

"As long as we are winning our games, it should not matter what the other sides are doing" says RR reader Adam Scorer, who is over the moon with Sunderland’s performances! Fancy writing something? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: What does the data tell us about Sunderland’s chances of promotion?

RR reader George Prince looks deep into the numbers and data to see if it can tell us whether or not Sunderland are all set for promotion out of League One!

Reader’s Corner: What should Sunderland’s squad look like next season?

Today, RR reader Thomas Pugh imagines himself as head of recruitment at SAFC, and builds his squad for next season. Who does he want to keep, and who does he want to sign?

Reader’s Corner: Jack Diamond’s new contract must be the start of a Sunderland youth revolution!

Jack Diamond signed a new contract today, committing the exciting young winger to the club for at least three more years - and, as RR reader Charlie Horner writes, this must become the start of a ‘youth revolution’ on Wearside. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: The permanent signing of Sanderson would signal KLD’s ambitions

RR reader Ethan Todd says the permanent signing of our on-loan star would lay down the gauntlet with regard to Kyril Louis-Dreyfus’s ambitions for SAFC. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Taking one game at a time is a sensible approach towards achieving promotion!

Three more points on the board - but, as RR reader Adam Scorer suggests, taking each game as they come is perhaps the most sensible approach as we close in on the top two. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: “How supporting Sunderland helped my family through its battle with COVID”

Even in the worst of times - particularly this last year or so, with the Coronavirus pandemic - supporting Sunderland has brought together families and, importantly, has given them hope. Here’s Hannah’s story.

Reader’s Corner: Could Luke O’Nien be a future Sunderland captain in waiting?

Roker Report reader Matthew Lyons argues that our Number 13 has all the attributes to wear the captain’s armband for SAFC. Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!

Reader’s Corner: Which player would you like to score the goal that gets Sunderland promoted?

RR reader Thomas Pugh has been daydreaming about which player he would like to score the goal that gets Sunderland promoted... who would you like it to be? Fancy writing? RokerReport@Yahoo.co.uk - send us an email!