Human Defoe and a Terrified SoL: Things We Learned from Sunderland 1-1 West Brom

Sunderland came from behind to draw 1-1 with West Brom this afternoon after Patrick van Aanholt stormed off the bench to shin home a late equaliser. It wasn’t the perfect performance, but Moyes’ side done enough to lift themselves off the foot of the table and doubled their points tally in the process. Here’s three things we learned from another frustrating afternoon on Wearside. [More]

The Common Theme of Goals Sunderland Concede - Why Does it Happen?

When David Moyes was named as Sam Allardyce's successor the news was met, generally, with a sense of satisfaction. Whilst the Scot was not necessarily an attractive choice, he seemed the common-sense one similarly to when Allardyce arrived in that he would make Sunderland difficult to beat. [More]