History

Where are they now? Eleven years on, the last SAFC eleven to beat Coventry

by Molly_Burke Wednesday, 26 September 2018 12:43 PM

Sunderland are heading to Coventry this weekend to take on the Sky Blues, followed by a very impressive 5000 fans.


Maradona arrives at Sunderland: what REALLY happened when the great man landed on Wearside

by GMac88 Tuesday, 05 June 2018 08:16 PM

Deep in the neighbourhood of Palermo, just a short(ish) bus journey from his family home in Lanus, one of the more significant moments in footballing history went down.


2013/04 - When Sunderland Dared to Dream

by GMac88 Saturday, 26 May 2018 10:37 PM

Life as a Sunderland fan has been a rollercoaster in recent years, with the last couple being particularly disappointing. But who can forget 2013/14, the season when Sunderland ‘dared to dream’?


Sunderland Need a Miracle; But Here's 'Proof' that the Latest Great Escape is Due to Start - Today

by Brandon_Rawlin Sunday, 09 April 2017 10:27 AM

It's official - we're in to miracle season - the average start for each of Sunderland's last five great escapes has been the 12th April with 6.5 games to go. Is this one too big an ask, or is there a chance we're about to embark on another last-gasp bid for safety?


Three Quickfire Goals: Sunderland Have Done It Before

by Michael_Peters Friday, 10 February 2017 06:14 PM

Three goals in the space of a few minutes - it's not something that Sunderland fans get to experience very often! We've been trawling the archives and we've come up with a few times it's happened before.


Sunderland's FA Cup Third Round Memories

by Michael_Peters Friday, 06 January 2017 06:52 PM

Ahead of tomorrow's FA Cup Third Round clash with Burnley, we take a look at some Third Round memories from seasons past.


Forget About Kone: Opening Day SAFC Classics Featuring Liverpool & Arsenal

by Michael_Peters Thursday, 11 August 2016 07:21 PM

As Sunderland's opening-day clash against Manchester City draws closer, we take a look back at some classic Sunderland curtain-raisers.


Five Reasons to Expect a Thriller from Sunderland vs Chelsea

by Michael_Peters Thursday, 05 May 2016 08:08 PM

In the midst of the relegation battle, Chelsea's visit on Saturday promises to be a memorable one -


How Sunderland Could Have Done a Leicester

by Michael_Peters Thursday, 05 May 2016 05:52 PM

Leicester City are champions of England. Well done to them, although I'm not sure how many people want to see Mr Lineker down to his pants. We look back at a time when Sunderland could have done the same.


Some Nostalgic Highlights from Sunderland at Easter: Lessons from History?

by Brandon_Rawlin Saturday, 26 March 2016 11:52 PM

No Premier League games this Easter-‘International Friendly’-weekend and just a smattering of football league matches has us pondering those long put off DIY jobs or, should we blessed with a dry day, a venture into the garden. If you're hankering for a slice of Sunderland in the mean time we relive some Easter highlights from our colourful history and ponder what lessons we should have learned.