Well that was a canny day out to the SoL wasn't it?
Away days are definitely back as our resident traveller Ethan gives us the low down on his trip to Luton.
Away day's are back as Sunderland look to win their opening two games for the first time ever.
So it's "only" League One but there's a stirring in my loins - one which I haven't felt for a very very long time.
Apologies our new revamped player rater isn’t quite ready. So let’s go for the old fashioned I tell you what I think and you tell me I’m wrong!
We know how much you like it when we tell you who is going to play and get it completely wrong. New season, same us - here we go!
On the afternoon of another potentially wasteful trip to the banks of the murky Tees, it is perhaps the ideal opportunity to give a Sunderland perspective from a fan not brought up in the immediate area.
It's been a fair few months since I've looked forward to a game at the Stadium of Light.
Six points from safety. Six points dropped. Six thousand reasons to dislike Lee Camp and the fact that Chris Coleman has a love affair with his ineptness. Time to rate the players.
It's almost like they don't want to relegate us. Sunderland's stars were threatening to align as all five of our closest relegation rivals - all the way up to Reading, lost. Far less surprising than that - we conceded a set piece to throw away two points.