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Roker Rapport Podcast: A week in the life of SAFC - Why can’t we just be a normal club?

Well it’s been a weird week or so as an SAFC fan, leaving a few of our editorial group with more questions than answers surrounding all kinds of issues, so Phil West, Rich Speight and Martin Wanless got together to see what they made of it all!

Roker Rapport Podcast: TFT or not TFT 2 - Who are ‘The Fans Together’ w/ Martin Calladine & James Cave!

Our Rich Speight got together with football finance specialists and authors - Martin Calladine and James Cave - to find out a bit more about the group seeking to purchase Stewart Donald and Charles Methven’s 39% stake in Sunderland AFC!

Lasses Podcast - “It’s Coming Holmes”

Contracts, Signings, players retained and players released. All the latest Lasses news after a big week off the pitch for Mel Reay’s Sunderland AFC Women

ROKER RAPPORT PODCAST: TFT or not TFT - The SAFC ownership saga continues w/ Sky Sports’ Tom White! 

Aye, it’s all kicked off again. After a few weeks of elation, the minority shareholders at the club have decided to accept a bid from a crypto group by the name of TFT, and chaos/panic/rage has once again gripped Sunlun social media. So Rich sat down with our friend and fellow supporter Tom White - who broke the news on Twitter about the deal - to get his thoughts on it all... particularly the difficulties surrounding releasing information to his fellow fans without us suffering a collective nervous breakdown.

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Sunderland AFC League One Best XI debate!

Our Gav & Chris sat down to try to work out what our League One best XI actually is - drawn from the past four years in the division - using the glorious benefit of hindsight!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Sunderland are promoted! (Part Three - The Management!)

Rich, Gav and Chris sat down to finish the promotion Pod trilogy with a discussion surrounding the Sunderland management saga this year - looking at the rise and fall of Lee Johnson, the rise and rise of Alex Neil, the decision making of Kristjaan Speakman and the recruitment team. As well as a quick look over the players let go by the club, and the contact negotiations currently underway!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Sunderland win the Playoff Final! (Part Two - The Match!)

Part two of what is turning into a series of podcasts surrounding Sunderland’s promotion over the weekend - in this episode Rich, Phil and Bomber reflect on their own experiences and discuss the match itself - with a tablespoon of tactical analysis and a sprinkling of hero worship...

Roker Rapport Podcast: Sunderland win the Play-Off Final! (Part One... The Fans!)

WE DID IT LADS AND LASSES - Sunderland AFC are back in the EFL Championship after four long years in League One! We’re a bit knackered now mind...

The Lasses Podcast: Exclusive interview with Sunderland WPL double-winner Gemma Wilson!!!

Local lass Gemma Wilson grew up playing football on the streets of Washington. She represented the club as a no-nonsense central defender, winning three WPL titles, a league and league cup double, and a WSL2 title. Not too shabby a career then!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Exclusive Interview with Wembley winner Max Power!!!

Our countdown to the 21/22 Playoff Final continues, and who better to speak to than the third man to lift silverware at Wembley for the Lads - the man whose name you’d love to touch - ex-Sunderland captain and newly promoted Wigan midfielder Max Power?

New Podcast: Roker Report - The Lasses... Sunderland AFC Women Season Review 2021/22

We’re proud to have launched a brand new show "Roker Report - The Lasses", a podcast dedicated to women’s football at our club. In the first episode Ant and Charlotte join host Rich to chat about the 2021/22 season and look ahead to next year. Listen here...

Roker Rapport Podcast: Alex Neil & SAFC - The Road to Wembley with ITV’s Simon O’Rourke!

Not long to go now - our Chris Wynn was joined over the weekend by our old friend - ITV’s Simon O’Rourke - as he rounds off his 21/22 RR trilogy by looking over the job Alex Neil has done to get us to Wembley, ahead to the party before the final at Trafalgar, and gives his opinion on our chances of promotion from League One on Saturday!

Roker Rapport Reaction: Wear going back to Wembley - Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Sunderland!

Gav, Chris and Phil got together yesterday after a night of celebration (followed by a day of trying to sort tickets) to react to Sunderland’s victory in the dying minutes of the second leg of the League One Play-off Semis down Hillsborough! Aye.

Roker Rapport Podcast: Hangovers & Hillsborough - The Sunderland 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday Review!

A very rough and hungover Gav was joined the morning/night after the night/morning before by our ‘man down under’ Martin Wanless and our Phil West, to break down an atmospheric and compelling night at the Stadium of Light - as Sunderland took the lead in our home leg of the Play-off Semi Finals against Sheffield Wednesday - and to look ahead to the away fixture at Hillsborough Monday night!

Roker Rapport Preview Podcast: EFL Playoff Semi - Sunderland v Sheff Wed with Rob Staton!

Chris was joined by the Rob Staton from BBC Radio Sheffield to find out what’s been going on down Hillsborough of late, and more importantly, preview the upcoming playoff matches/ordeal!

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Morecambe 0-1 Sunderland AFC Review - Bring on The Owls!

Gav was joined last night by our Chris Wynn and Phil West as they reacted to the end of the EFL League One 21/22 season, and what it all means for Sunderland as we face Sheffield Wednesday in the Play-Off Semi Finals!

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Sunderland 5-1 Cambridge Review & Rotherham Preview!

Gav was joined once again yesterday by our Martin Wanless and Phil West, as they looked back in greater detail over our victory on Saturday afternoon, and ahead to Tuesday night’s ridiculously important game against Rotherham!

Roker Rapport Pubcast: Beware the Gulls - Quick reaction to Sunderland AFC 5-1 Cambridge Utd!

Our Ant Waterson was joined immediately after the game - at the packed (and loud) Hilton bar - by our Sam Blakey to react quickly to a very comfortable win against Cambridge at the Stadium of Light!

Roker Rapport Podcast Special: From Roker with Love - A Broadcasting Journey with Mark Saggers!

Well Lads and Lasses… what started out life as a mere Sunderland AFC v Cambridge Utd preview became something else entirely, as our Chris Wynn was joined for a couple of hours on Thursday night by a legend of broadcasting, Mark Saggers, to go over not only his love for Cambridge Utd, but his surprising family ties to Sunderland AFC - as well as his 40 years in the business of sports broadcasting and journalism… It’s an epic!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Previewing the Sunderland Easter Weekend w/ Sky Sports’ Simeon Gholam!

Gav was joined this week by the lovely Simeon Gholam - Sky Sports EFL Editor - for a bit of a chat about the massive weekend of League One football to come, as Sunderland face Shrewsbury on Friday and Plymouth on Monday to try keep our resurrected Play-Off hopes alive!

Roker Rapport EMBOcast: True Grit? The Oxford United 1-2 Sunderland AFC Review!

Gav was joined last night by our Chris Wynn and Phil West to break down Sunderland’s massive victory over promotion rivals Oxford Utd on Saturday, and look ahead to an absolutely mental looking Easter Weekend in League One!

Roker Rapport Preview Podcast: Looking ahead to Oxford United v Sunderland AFC!

Bit of a last minute change of circumstances, so our Rich Speight was joined by notorious Oxford fan - Wor Gavin - to preview SAFC’s visit to the Kassam tomorrow!

Roker Rapport Broadycast: The Sunderland AFC 1-0 Gillingham Review!

Gav returned to pod action yesterday with Martin and Phil, all looking at another vital win - this time over the Gillingham team bus on Saturday - and a bit of a chat about the coming mayhem as Alex Neil attempts to keep Sunderland in the League One play-off race!

Roker Rapport Preview: Looking ahead to Sunderland v Gillingham w/ Henry Collier of Kent Live!

Rich takes back over hosting duties as our Chris (and half the hosting team) have been struck down temporarily by our old friend Covid... so this week we’re delighted to be joined by the lovely Henry Collier of Kent Live - a massive Gills fan and former club employee - to chat about their upcoming visit to the Stadium of Light this weekend!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Taking stock at SAFC - The Simon O’Rourke Review - 2022 Edition!

Chris Wynn was joined by pub crawl extraordinaire (and ITV Tyne Tees Sports Reporter) Simon O’Rourke - to look back at what’s happened at the Stadium of Light since last we spoke in September, and ahead to a nerve-racking end to Sunderland’s 21/22 campaign in League One.

Roker Rapport Reaction Podcast: Lincoln City 0-0 Sunderland - Final Third Klaxon!

Our Bomber and Malc got together to quickly go over an improved performance... but a frustrating result, as the Lads took just a point from Michael Appleton’s men at Sincil Bank!

Roker Rapport Preview Podcast: Lincoln v Sunderland with ex-Imps defender Mark Hone!

Our Chris Wynn is back this week with a man who happens to have played in an era Chris specialises in - current match summariser for the Imps at BBC Radio Lincolnshire and former Crystal Palace, Southend United and Lincoln City defender - the lovely Mark Hone! Chatting about his time as a player for a bit before delving into the current state of affairs at Sincil Bank, and looking ahead to Saturday’s game.

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Sunderland 2-0 Crewe Review - Back to the drawing board w/ Nick Barnes!

Gav was joined earlier today by our Martin Wanless - and our old friend Barnesy - to go over yesterday’s result against a pretty dire Crewe Alexandra side and to hear what head coach Alex Neil and goalscorer Dan Neil had to say following the game.

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Sunderland v Crewe Alexandra Preview w/ The Railwaymen Podcast!

Our Chris Wynn returns to action as we look forward to another vital game (they’re all vital now aye) against Crewe Alexandra this Saturday - this week we’re joined by the lovely Tim Robinson of The Railwaymen Podcast - letting us in on all the goings on over at Gresty Road!

Roker Rapport 09cast: Quick reaction to Sunderland AFC 3-1 Fleetwood Town!

Brett and Ant got together very, very late last night to react to Sunderland’s nervy home victory against Fleetwood and the quite spectacular return of Luke O’Nien!

Roker Rapport Podcast: Charlton Athletic 0-0 Sunderland AFC Quick Reaction!

Bomber was joined by Malc yesterday in the immediate aftermath of the result, to react and give their thoughts on some of those performances from the lads down at the Valley.

Roker Rapport Podcast: The Charlton v Sunderland Preview with Sue Gallop of Charlton Live!

Gav was joined by Sue - from the Addicks’ Pod Charlton Live - to have a bit of a chinwag ahead of Sunderland’s visit to The Valley this weekend!