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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...
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...
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!
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?
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...
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
Gav was joined yesterday by our Phil and SSN’s MLF - the lovely Tom White - to go over Sunderland’s win at the DW Stadium, looking back at the transfer business and managerial saga, and looking forward to Charlton’s next attempt to once again f*** everything up for Sunlun.
Sunderland have won the football! Aye, after a month of misery and chaos we've finally remembered we're trying to get to the Championship. These two lads from distant lands are feeling the high - as our Bomber hosts our Kev - but how long will their high last?
Gav was joined by Chris from Wigan Podcast - Pie at Night - to preview this weekend's fixture as Sunderland travel to the DW Stadium to face Leam Richardson's men.
Gav was joined yesterday by the always lovely Jeff Brown of BBC Look North, and our Martin Wanless of (currently) down under, to look at the result against MK... and Sunderland’s ever-decreasing chances of promotion this season.
As not much has gone on this week in the life of a Sunlun fan, Gav and Phil thought they’d get together to talk about the weather. Honest. Even dragged the sports editor for the MK Citizen - Toby Lock - on for a chat about cloud formations.
Gav and Martin are joined by Preston fan Jake - host of From The Finney Podcast - to learn more about new Sunderland boss Alex Neil.