How Sam Allardyce won the Battle of Carrow Road. Norwich now have to beat themselves

It was a massive result which may yet prove pivotal in the relegation fortunes of Norwich, Sunderland and Newcastle. This round of the battle was resoundingly won by Sam Allardyce. Allardyce, veteran of more than a quarter of century in management, proved his mettle against youthful opponent Alex Neil. [More]
With the end of the season looming, transfer rumours are starting to appear. Sunderland and Crystal Palace have reportedly sent a scout to watch L'Orient Striker Benjamin Moukandjo and the seasonal round of reports linking Fabio Borini with a summer move 'home' to Italy continue to surface. In other breaking news the FA are reportedly looking at the events surrounding the 'melee of Carrow Road'. [More]

One Man Centre of Attention as Norwich Fume

When Andre Marriner was announced as the referee for Sunderland’s relegation six-pointer against Norwich, fans on Wearside were left with an impending sense of dread. History tells us Marriner and Sunderland are far from a match made in heaven, yet Sam Allardyce can have no complaints about the man in charge on Saturday lunchtime. [More]

Player Ratings: Midfielder Leading By Example

Sunderland’s joint biggest win of the season was met with widespread relief yesterday, as Sam Allardyce’s men closed the gap with Norwich to just a single point. We asked you to rate the players following the 3-0 victory, and one man won it by a landslide. [More]