Steed isn't from France...can you name all 20 countries of birth for these Sunderland players?

Nothing much to enjoy ourselves with as far as football is concerned, so let's take a well earned detour from this season for another quiz. This week, we're looking for you to name the country of birth for the below 20 current or former Sunderland players. That's where they were born, not who they represented at national level. Five minutes - scroll down and click PLAY to have a bash! [More]

Would Sunderland survive with swaps for a few former players in the Championship?

Yesterday's embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ipswich saw yet another ex – Sunderland player net against his former club, this time it was the turn of academy graduate Martyn Waghorn who scored his fifth goal of the season. He became the third former player to score against us in the last four league games. With this infuriating statistic in mind I have taken a look at the best players we’ve let go in this division and see how they match up against our current squad. [More]

Ethan's Report: Ref had impact but Sunderland never looked like winning Cardiff visit

Sunderland faced the visit of Cardiff City and before the game fans knew it would be a tough test, Neil Warnock’s high flying Bluebirds sat in third place before kick off but hadn’t won a game in three - better than Sunderland who haven’t won in 5. Sunderland fans haven’t seen a win on home soil since a 1-0 victory against Watford in December 2016. [More]

Player Ratings: Another defeat snatched from the jaws of actual points

Can't really think of many more ways to describe how awful Sunderland are without repeating myself. Simon Grayson reckons that we're not too good to go down. Sunderland. Not too good to play in League One. How did it come to this? Time to rate the players, scroll down a little to do so. [More]