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Gav halts his weekend bender temporarily to chat with our Chris Wynn about Sunderland's 3-1 victory over Wayne Rooney's Birmingham City at the Stadium of Light this afternoon!
Chris and Gav (they swapped sides of the table for this one) take a look as Tony Mowbray welcomes Wayne Rooney’s Birmingham City circus to the Stadium of Light before another unwanted International break stops all meaningful football for a couple of weeks.
The lads took a look at our trip to Wales over the weekend - as Sunderland managed to take just a point from ten man Swansea City thanks to the penalty saving exploits of a certain Anthony Patterson - as well as taking some time to ponder Tony Mowbray’s comments about his young strikers.
Apparently not everyone enjoyed the game quite as much as these two, but Gav and Chris have a few bones to pick with Mogga over a few issues - despite finding a lot of positives to take from our performance against Leicester on Tuesday night - and look ahead to the Lads return to the Stadium of Light as we take on Norwich on Saturday!
After avoiding the issue for as long as possible, Gav and Chris sat down in the aftermath of a refereeing and game management disasterclass to look at Sunderland 0-4 Boro and the state of officiating in the modern game.
Hello again... As we play midweek we thought it would be a good idea to preview the fixture a little, so Chris and Gav took a quick look at Watford’s visit to the Stadium of Light!
The show before the show - join us from 6pm over on Twitter/X Spaces as we preview all the action ahead of Sunderland’s visit to Hillsborough!
Following on from the breakdown of our home defeat to Cardiff at the weekend, Gav and Chris reconvene to discuss Sunderland’s upcoming fixture at Hillsborough against Sheffield Wednesday (in front of the Sky cameras) on Friday night.
Gav and Chris were quite frustrated with the result on Sunday but they managed to sit down and relive it all for a giggle, weaving a few of your points, questions and three word reviews throughout... and aye just generally being themselves.
CLARKE, CLARKE WILL TEAR YOU APART, AGAIN! What a match that was man. After picking themselves up off the floor our Gav and Chris sat back down to pick apart another three points on the road...
We’re back and feeling refreshed after the international break, with a trip to QPR on the horizon for Sunderland. Join Gav and Chris as they preview the big game!
Sunderland had a bit of a mad end to the 23/24 Summer Transfer Window and followed it up with an immediate battering of a poorly prepared Southampton side at the Stadium of Light. So now some of the Lads have a bit of time off with the international break, our lads Gav and Chris have had a look at everything from the departure of Batth, Goochy and Stewart to the arrival of five lads we can't wait to see play for the club, to the wonderful spinning top action of our young Jewi!
Sunderland took a point from our old friends Coventry City in a lively but goalless game yesterday afternoon. Gav and Chris sat down last night to give us their take on the performance and a few other things rumbling away in the background at SAFC!
Sunderland are now a mere three points off the playoff places after our first win of the season against Rotherham on Saturday. Our Gav and Martin sat down the morning/evening after to react to the match and the rise of a new goalscoring star in the Bellingham household!
Tired from a great deal of fiddling on the Stadium of Light roof with Kristjaan Speakman and KLD - our Gav and Chris sat down to console Craig over the loss of footy bragging rights to his wife, react a bit to the loss to Preston with a few days to let it soak right in, look ahead to Rotherham on the weekend, and to try think who else wrote a season off after the second league game.
The Lads play away for the first time in the Championship on Saturday - join us at 8pm tonight over on Twitter/X and join in with our live Podcast!
Gavin sat down with Craig "usually angry but now quite calm" Chapman to go over the events of the last day or two, looking at the untelevised and scarcely attended cup game on Tuesday night that seemed to start a minor riot on social media, give their own thoughts on the reaction since and look ahead to Preston at the weekend… with a word or two from Craig’s lovely wife who unfortunately (for both her and her husband) is actually a Preston fan.
It’s the post-Ipswich edition of the Roker Rapport Podcast, and the Lads attempt to dissect what went wrong as Sunderland succumbed to defeat on the opening day of the new season…
No, we don’t talk about Barbenheimer or the weird Twitter logo and brand change to X (or even the recent loan move of Joe Anderson to Shrewsbury Town) but now you’re here you should listen to Gav and Chris chat about all sorts of other stuff.
After a brief stint in rehab following the nerve shredding culmination of the 22/23 SAFC season, the pod returns to action for the season ahead, and as a few things have happened since our last episode...
The only club that now stands between Sunderland and a return to Wembley - to fight for a return to the Premier League - is Luton Town. Gav and Chris look ahead to our Championship Play-Off Semi-Final fixtures and try not to be too nervous. They almost succeed.
Gav and Chris cracked out the defibrillators and sat down to try calm themselves after an insane finish to the 22/23 EFL Championship season, as the mighty Sunlun thrashed Preston by three goals (our new best friends Blackburn sank Millwall) and we somehow find ourselves fighting for promotion to the Premier League in our first season back from League One!
Aye lads and lasses, there’s a bit going on this weekend, but frankly nothing as important as Sunderland’s upcoming fixture against Preston North End on what is shaping up to be a thrilling and nervy finish to the 22/23 EFL Championship season on Monday!
Aye lads and lasses, results went our way the last few days and we now head into a huge game against Watford tomorrow at the Stadium of Light! Our Gav, Chris and Martin sat down to shake their heads at the insanity of finding ourselves in this position in spite of every obstacle placed in our path.
The stars are almost aligned, the results have gone our way so far and sexy Dennis Cirkin has struck twice at The Hawthorns to give the mighty Sunlun a fighting chance in the Championship playoff race! Our Gav and Chris try to calm down long enough to let us know how they feel about the result.
Our Gav and Chris return (after telling you they have little hope left for our playoff chances) to tell you that they might have some hope for our playoff chances still.. but only if the stars align and results go our way. They also occasionally mention the fact we play West Bromwich Albion - in front of the Sky cameras yet again - on Sunday.
Gav was joined earlier today by our Martin to chat all things SAFC ahead of Hull City’s visit to the Stadium of Light on Good Friday, and to try work out what Tony Mowbray is going to do next - as we head into a busy Easter weekend and the end of the 22/23 EFL Championship season draws ever nearer...
Back to business! Our Gav was joined by Martin and Phil to react to Sunderland holding Champions-elect Burnley to a goalless draw at Turf Moor on Friday night, and to look ahead quite optimistically to the end of our season and the beginning of the next!
Sunderland were robbed last night by referee Matthew Donohue and his presumably partially sighted officials, not to say that the Blades were undeserving of all three points but aye, the goal that shouldn’t have stood didn’t help our cause. Our Gav and Chris sat down earlier today to try and wrap their heads around it all.
That’s better, lads and lasses! Our Gav and Phil got together late last night to react to an impressive performance away against Norwich in the Championship, as the Lads took all three points, ABDOULLAH scored his first goal for SAFC and Luke O’Nien planted those luscious lips of his on yet another unsuspecting opponent...
Our Chris Wynn was joined by Phil West late last night to have a look at the upcoming showdown between Tony Mowbray’s Sunderland and Alex Neil’s Stoke City on Saturday!