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League One
Should the EFL Trophy be this season's most anticipated cup final?
15:00 Friday 15th March 2019

Domestic cup finals are losing their significance in modern day football, where Premier League positions and the Champions League are the main priority. However, one showpiece this year is guaranteed to be huge for both clubs, and…

League One
Why did Didier Ndong and Papy Djilobodji scorn Sunderland?
08:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

Most 21st century Sunderland supporters could easily pick their worst ever team from the recent crop. In less than 12 months, the North East club surrendered both Premier League and Championship status. The Black Cats landed flat on their back…

Womens Football
Why did Sunderland say thanks but no thanks to the new WSL license format?
12:00 Thursday 19th July 2018

Sunderland AFC Ladies were formed in 1999 and have been the biggest women’s side in the region throughout their existence.  In 2005, they reached the top flight for the first time, the last eight of the FA Cup, too. Following…

Managerial News
What next for Chris Coleman after Sunderland humiliation?
17:00 Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Chris Coleman cut his managerial teeth by leading Fulham to a ninth-place finish in the 2003/04 Premier League campaign. Unfortunately for the Welshman, that remains his biggest achievement in club management. Stints at Real Sociedad, Coventry…

Championship
How Sunderland can bounce back to the Championship next season
16:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

The demise of Sunderland is sad to see. The Black Cats are in a mess. With no manager, empty seats and players who don’t want to be there, the future looks bleak. Nevertheless, Sunderland can bounce straight back up next season.…

Managerial News
Why Sunderland was wrong to sack Chris Coleman
13:45 Monday 30th April 2018

Ellis Short has finally done right by Sunderland, writing off an outstanding debt estimated at over £100 million. It takes his overall investment at the North East club to almost £250 million. The Black Cats, however, haven't…

Championship
Will Sunderland survive relegation battle?
10:00 Monday 12th February 2018

How heartbroken Sunderland fans must be these days. Unless you're a Geordie, you can’t help but feel pity. The club is in disarray. It appears set to take the drop for a second time in as many seasons. The Black Cats could…

Championship
5 strikers Sunderland should target this transfer window
11:00 Friday 19th January 2018

Sunderland desperately need some attacking reinforcements in this transfer window. The Black Cats currently sit bottom of the Championship table. Relegation to League One is a real possibility if things don't change quickly.  Sunderland's…

Features
Real Madrid v Sunderland with Trevor Sinclair in the booth
11:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

Imagine life is a never-ending football match between Real Madrid and Sunderland. You might think that as the two sides continue playing one another Sunderland would gradually rise to the occasion until the two were just about level. I’ll…

Championship
Are Sunderland set to do the unthinkable?
10:00 Thursday 28th September 2017

Following many years of battling against relegation in the Premier League, Sunderland were eventually relegated from the top division in England. Many star players have passed through the doors at the Tyneside club. At the start of the season,…

Opinion
Can Sunderland complete the impossible once again?
11:00 Sunday 9th April 2017

In recent times, Sunderland have often found themselves in and around the Premier League relegation zone. After a memorable survival story last season, is it possible for history to repeat itself in 2017? Sunderland have rarely been a top half…

Opinion
Time for Sunderland to start planning for life in the Championship
11:00 Tuesday 21st March 2017

If Sunderland's situation this season wasn't already perilous, their goalless draw with Burnley on Saturday confirmed it. The Black Cats finished the weekend rock bottom of the table and three wins away from safety. Manager David Moyes has…

Opinion
Sunderland’s survival is heavily reliant on Jermain Defoe
10:30 Tuesday 17th January 2017

Having finished in the bottom five of the Premier League in three of the last four seasons, Sunderland face a recurring scenario - a relegation battle. Although, one positive for the club is Jermain Defoe, a striker who continues to find the…