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League One
Phil Parkinson stabilised Sunderland; Can he lead them to promotion?
09:00 Sunday 1st March 2020

When Phil Parkinson took over in October many Sunderland fans were wary about his ability to turn their fortunes around. Jack Ross took them to the brink of promotion last year in the playoff final at Wembley but ultimately could…

Premier League
Jack Rodwell: A second chance at second chances?
12:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

When Sheffield United signed Ravel Morrison last July, sceptics raked Chris Wilder over the coals. Morrison barely played in previous stints in Mexico, Italy, England and Spain. All were cut short due to the gifted midfielder's propensity…

League One
Has Duncan Watmore finally left the treatment table behind?
17:01 Tuesday 7th January 2020

Five years ago Duncan Watmore seemed to have a bright future ahead of him. His flaming ginger hair burned as brightly as the fiery talent he possessed in abundance. After being released from the Manchester United academy system in…

Italy
Jack Rodwell and the Italian bench
09:00 Monday 28th October 2019

In the early 2010s, Jack Rodwell was a name circulating around the Everton camp. Here was a youngster with the potential to help Everton craft themselves into a top club. Just over a hundred games later, J-Rod was a firm favourite…

League One
Is Phil Parkinson the right manager for Sunderland?
17:01 Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Experienced manager Phil Parkinson took over at Sunderland last week, hoping to get the Black Cat’s back on track in their bid to return to the Championship. Is he the right man to turn their fortunes around? Before being sacked…

League One
Is Jack Ross Sunderland's loss?
09:01 Tuesday 15th October 2019

When we arrived at the club 18 months ago we appointed Jack because we felt that he was the right man to take Sunderland forward over a number of years. Jack has worked extremely hard and helped us achieve stability and I sincerely…

League One
Can Ipswich regain promotion to the Championship?
12:00 Friday 13th September 2019

After appointing Paul Lambert in October 2018, Ipswich Town faced the prospect of relegation to League One. The former Norwich man raised a few eyebrows when given the job after guiding Aston Villa and Stoke City to…

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…