Prediction & Preview: Sunderland Vs Manchester United

As the FA Cup sideshow reaches a pretty pleasant interlude - the main event (part 1) is finally here! Yes ladies and gents, today we have the opportunity to set a tentative foot into the final of the Capital One cup. It would be our first final since 1992. Surely we're all clamming for this! [More]

Sunderland 3-1 Carlisle: Why Aye We Love a Cup Run! Analysis & Reaction

Dare I suggest the possibility that we are on two good cup runs this season? Not only do we dump a spirited Carlisle side with relative composure, we get a pretty nifty draw in the 4th round too where we will play either League One Peterborough United (once again) or Conference Premier’s Kidderminster Harriers. It feels like we got through this with a smidge of ease, but that’s not to say we were hugely impressive by any means. Quality was the difference – not often you get to say that as a Sunderland supporter. [More]

Fancy Another Cup Run? Sunderland Vs Carlisle: Preview & Prediction

Going into our home FA Cup tie against Carlisle United, you could forgive everyone associated with Sunderland if they all had an eye on Tuesday's Capital One cup semi-final. However, the way this season's FA Cup has begun, there's a real possibility we could find ourselves on two cup runs this season. [More]

Should Sunderland Sell Fletcher?

It always irks me when managers start flapping their gums about signing players from other teams. Neil Lennon doing just that about Steven Fletcher, even going to the extent of throwing out some valuations. Ironically, he goes on to say it is purely speculation and that there has been no contact between the clubs. Anyway, so here we are talking once more about strikers – but would cashing in on Fletcher be a wise decision? [More]