Player Ratings: Hell (the SoL) freezes over as these players embarrass themselves AGAIN

Quite fitting that on the metaphorically coldest day at the Stadium of Light in it's history, I freeze alongside all the other maniacs who think it's a good idea to waste one of the few days off we get in this working world watching this bunch of w**kers. [More]

£325,000 to Watford for Kevin Phillips; the best money SAFC ever spent

Towards the end of February 1997, Sunderland were among a cluster of teams fighting to pull themselves clear of the Premier League’s relegation zone. Two divisions below, a striker in his early 20s called Kevin Phillips had just returned to action for Watford following a year out injured. [More]