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]

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]