Watmore Do We Want?

After the impressive introduction of a young Duncan Watmore in last week’s F.A. Cup with Budweiser at home to Carlisle, talk immediately began to filter through of how he should now be included in the first team on a regular basis. Of course, that was inevitable, after the former Altrincham forward put in a fantastic cameo performance, which nearly included his first senior goal and injected some much needed energy into a placid home crowd. [More]

Player Ratings: Fulham 1-4 Sunderland

It was a solid team effort but the game was won by two players in particular. No prizes for guessing who but these are the performances that will keep us up should we attain that accolade. Here’s how we rated the individual performances… [More]

Match Report & Analysis: Fulham 1-4 Sunderland

Sunderland finally climb off the foot of the table and in such style that the clubs currently engulfed in the relegation battle will be gnawing a few blunt nails. If we were slowly turning the corner previously in this encouraging run we’ve put together, it seems now we’ve got a bit bored of dawdling and a performed a handbrake remaining few degrees. Is this the start of our drive up the table? You’re damn right it is. Four goals away from home man. [More]

Prediction & Preview: Fulham Vs Sunderland

These must win relegation six pointers keep on coming - testament to just how tight it is down at the bottom. We have to make it tighter and we won't get too many better opportunities away from home to do that than against a Fulham side who have shown some horrifically inconsistent form for new gaffer Rene Meulensteen. [More]

Fulham Vs Sunderland - A Look Back

After the fabulous mid-week win in the first leg of the Captial One Cup semi-final comes the mundane return to battling at the bottom of the Premier League. The fans are rightly buzzing at being on the brink of a visit to Wembley Way and hopefully the players will be able to carry that into a crucial basement battle. [More]

Gus is Fed Up - but is a Clear Out the Answer?

Gus Poyet seems to have learnt something about the Sunderland team since arriving on Wearside. They aren't really that good. And, despite having come from a lower league club, the Uruguayan is seemingly losing patience with the squad. With the transfer window open and survival looking a formidable feat, in recent press conferences the Head Coach stated a desire to make some changes in a squad starting to wear him out. However, after the unfruitful fortunes of a destroy and rebuild strategy last summer, the extent of January's dealings must be monitored. [More]