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The famous Roker Report after-match Player Ratings - read 'em and weep!

Matchday Musings: Mowbray masterstroke earns Sunderland another point!

Another point for the lads against a good Luton Town side solidifies what has been a so-far successful return to the Championship.

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-1 Luton Town - late penalty earns a point for the Lads!

A frustrating afternoon was brightened late on as a late penalty meant it ended all square at the Stadium of Light - here’s how Andy rated the Lads this afternoon.

Matchday Musings: Decision from the officials leaves Sunderland with nothing yet again!

Plenty of positives to take from the game, but the officials once again play a part in Sunderland taking nothing from a Championship fixture.

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-2 Sheffield United - tough battle ends in defeat for the Lads!

The Lads dug in but a controversial goal ended up being the difference between the two sides, here’s how Andy rated the Lads...

Andy’s Player Ratings: Norwich 0-1 Sunderland - Lads show grit & determination in victory!

Abdoullah Ba’s first half strike and an excellent team performance ensured that Sunderland took a much-needed victory away at Norwich. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Matchday Musings: Neil enjoys Sunderland return as the lads turn in a season-worst performance

It was a disastrous afternoon at the Stadium of Light, with Sunderland suffering our worst home defeat in 65 years. In truth, we got off lightly.

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-5 Stoke City - Awful display as Potters run rampant

There’s no defending it - that was absolutely atrocious from Sunderland, who rolled over and had their bellies tickled by Alex Neil’s Stoke City. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads…

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Andy’s Player Ratings: Coventry City 2-1 Sunderland - Amad’s late stunner in vain for Mowbray’s men

Sunderland fell to a disappointing defeat to the Sky Blues on Saturday afternoon. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Rotherham 2-1 Sunderland - Poor all round as Lads succumb to defeat

Team selection, tactics, performance - everything went wrong for Sunderland as they lost 2-1 away at strugglers Rotherham United on Tuesday night. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads...

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland u21 1-1 Derby County u21 - Lihadji starts as The Lads draw

Despite taking the lead through Harry Gardiner and Isaac Lihadji starting, Derby County U21 got themselves and equaliser to share the points with Sunderland. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-1 Bristol City - Late sickener costs The Lads two points

With the victory line in sight, Sunderland conceded an injury time penalty against Bristol City that was scored, costing us two points. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads this afternoon!

Talking points: Squad rotation, solid defence and perfect Patto

All of the talking points from a robust encounter and brilliant win at Loftus Road...

Andy’s Player Ratings: QPR 0-3 Sunderland - Another Mowbray masterclass as Lads win again!

What a win, what a performance! Sunderland took another three points on the road as two from Clarke and one from O’Nien sees off Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-0 Reading - Late Roberts winner secures three points!

Despite Paul Ince’s Reading trying their best to spoil the party for Sunderland, a fantastic Patrick Roberts winner sealed the three points for The Lads. Here’s how Andy rated the players!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 2-3 Fulham - Young Lads do themselves proud but bow out

Despite scoring two great goals and giving a good account of themselves, Sunderland’s young side go out of the FA Cup against Premier League high-fliers Fulham. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

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Andy’s Player Ratings: Millwall 1-1 Sunderland - Brave Cirkin header clinches equaliser for Black Cats!

Despite falling behind at The Den, Tony Mowbray’s team stood strong and grabbed a point after Dennis Cirkin’s header. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Fulham 1-1 Sunderland - Lads outstanding against Premier League opponents

Despite losing Ross Stewart to injury, Sunderland more than held their own and were unlucky not to beat Premier League Fulham at Craven Cottage. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 2-0 Middlesbrough - Bragging rights stay on Wearside!

Sunderland were rewarded for a dominant performance with three points and a clean sheet over local ‘rivals’ Middlesbrough. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-3 Swansea - Early red card gives Mogga’s men too much to do

Despite showing early dominance, a red card in the first half for Luke O’Nien changed the game for Sunderland against the twelve men of Swansea. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads…

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland U21s 5-7 Boro U21s - Twelve goal thriller at Eppleton!

Fans in attendance at Eppleton CW on Monday night got their money’s worth as Sunderland and Middlesbrough’s U21s sides put on a show, with Boro running out 7-5 winners. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Matchday Musings: Persistence pays off as Sunderland go into the hat for the next round!

It doesn’t matter how deep teams defend against us, we never give up and go right ‘til the death - and it was fitting that a man who encapsulates the best of the attitude of this squad got the winning goal.

Andy’s Player Ratings: Shrewsbury 1-2 Sunderland - Dominant Mackems score two late goals!

Sunderland’s dominant performance at Shrewsbury eventually paid off, coming from behind late in the game to win it thanks to a Ross Stewart header, and an excellent strike by Luke O’Nien. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Blackpool 1-1 Sunderland - Improved 2nd half sees The Lads earn a point

After a frustrating opening 45 minutes saw Sunderland go behind, the team improved in the second half to earn a draw - and probably feel they did enough to win in the end. Here are Andy’s player ratings!

Andy’s Player Ratings: Wigan Athletic 1-4 Sunderland - Lads turn on the style in the second half!

Two wonderful late goals round off a fine evening at the DW for Sunderland, with Amad showing his class once again as we move into a playoff place. Here’s how Andy rated the players tonight...

Matchday Musings: Lukey boy steals the show for free-flowing Sunderland

After a lacklustre draw at Hull, the lads grafted hard to both contain and then overcome a Blackburn side who are seemingly as good at draws as Sunderland are at set pieces

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 2-1 Blackburn Rovers: Stewart & Simms claim the points for Lads!

Sunderland left it late to grab the win to move up to seventh in the Championship, with our strikers making all the difference at a packed-out Stadium of Light. Here’s how Andy rated the players today!

Talking Points: A decent point – but questions need to be asked over team selection

A point gained or two points dropped? We look back on the key talking points of yesterday’s 1-1 draw at Hull.

Matchday Musings: Both teams fail to capitalise on how bad the other was as SAFC draw at Hull

Really, the three points were for the taking - and fans of both Sunderland and Hull can probably feel frustrated by the fact their team couldn’t take advantage of how bad the other was.

Andy’s Player Ratings: Hull 1-1 Sunderland - Loch Ness Drogba scores as ten man Mackems draw

Despite a goal from Ross Stewart on his long-awaited return to the side, ten-man Sunderland couldn’t hold on to the three points, drawing at Hull. Here’s how Andy rated the Lads after this afternoon’s performance...

Andy’s Player Ratings: Sunderland 1-2 West Bromwich Albion: Lads freeze in second half turn around!

Sunderland couldn’t defend their half time lead and drop three points against an experienced Baggies side. Here’s how Andy rated the players tonight...

Scarr leaves her mark on Coventry as Sunderland Women shine on a golden Sunday

What was all the fuss about? All the Lasses hard work paid off as they sauntered to a crucial victory on the road. But there was more to that win than just five fine goals.

Talking Points: Formation curiosities, set piece struggles – and three massive points!

It was an excellent result yesterday – but in the first half particularly, things were far from perfect...

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