Arsenal a Good Wembley Warm-up for Fans Unfortunately not Players

Saturday felt like a pre-season friendly the week before the season started. Players were supposed to be fighting for places. Fans were discussing the team for next week, travel plans and watering holes for those pre Wembley pints and the best way to get to Trafalgar Square on the the Saturday. [More]

Who Deserves to Start at Wembley?

The Premier League has felt like a sideshow, and in recent weeks an inconvenient one, since Vito Mannone’s save sent SAFC into the Capital One Cup final. The players have had four League games with a FA Cup tie sandwiched in between to stake their claim for a spot in Gus Poyet's starting eleven – so who deserves it? I’m sure most of you won’t agree with me but this is the team I’d like to see walk out at Wembley. [More]

Match Analysis & Report: Arsenal 4-1 SAFC

With just eight days to go until the biggest Sunderland match for many years, all fans were expecting a half decent performance against Arsenal in the run-up. Unfortunately, a highly lacklustre start from Gus Poyet's side meant the anticipation of Wembley would have to suffice in terms of excitement. [More]

Arsenal Vs Sunderland: Win, Lose or Draw?

So the Manchester City postponement means scores are as they were. There is maybe a little more optimism than you would think given the fixture, though most of us are still plumping for a SAFC defeat. Join in if you fancy – 1 point for the correct result, three for the correct score! [More]