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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…

League One
League One Preview: How every team is shaping up for 2018/19
08:00 Saturday 4th August 2018

League One fans are bracing themselves for another roller-coaster ride this season. There are some new boys in town. Sunderland, Burton Albion and Barnsley all succumbed to relegation from the Championship last term. Accrington Stanley,…

League One
The top 5 signings in League One so far in the transfer window
08:00 Monday 30th July 2018

Like the Championship, League One is a competitive, unpredictable division. In 2018/19, the league is home to historic clubs such as Sunderland, Bradford City, Charlton Athletic and Portsmouth, all aiming for promotion. The last campaign proved…

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…

League One
What must Jack Ross do to succeed at Sunderland?
08:00 Saturday 2nd June 2018

It’s a fresh start. A new chapter for Sunderland. Although not the cadre the Black Cats would have hoped for, however. With Jack Ross, there’s a realistic chance at recovery after falling from grace. That's if the Scotsman avoids…

World Cup
Pearls or perils? Signing players based on World Cup form
17:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

In 2014, James Rodriguez came out of nowhere to win the World Cup Golden Boot in Brazil. Nowhere to most readers will be AS Monaco. In fact, it’s Monaco by way of Colombian side Envigado, who sold the no.10 to Argentine club Banfield…

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
Championship promotion race set for final-day drama?
11:00 Thursday 26th April 2018

Cardiff City followers, alongside Fulham fans, are set to experience that excruciatingly painful tension that only final-day drama can produce. Both sides have been embroiled in a tussle for the second automatic spot since the year's…

Womens Football
FA Women's Cup: Closer look at quarter-final fixtures
08:30 Saturday 17th March 2018

The journey to Wembley has reached bone-tiring stage. Pushing on is for the brave and strong alone. From 276 participants, only eight have held out. Further horror awaits the octet, though. Which can withstand the torture? Which will be consumed?…

Womens Football
FA Women's Cup: A Closer look at Fifth round fixtures
08:00 Sunday 18th February 2018

The FA Women's Cup returns on Sunday with mouth-watering clashes across the country. Over 260 teams began the grinding trip to Wembley.  Just 16 survive to tell 5th Round tales. Eight will have happy endings. Eight will be…

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…

Championship
6 clubs in danger of relegation to League One
14:00 Wednesday 3rd January 2018

With the Championship season already in full swing, the table has taken shape and we can see who is in promotion contention and who are in danger of relegation to League One. There are around 6 clubs who are now in a relegation dog fight. This…

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…

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