Sunderland made the 600 mile round trip to Kent for their second away game of the season. Over 2000 Black Cats travel south for a Wednesday night game. Bryan Oviedo and Adam Matthews were missing through injury and replaced by Reece James and Donald Love respectively. Dylan McGeouch was back from injury after an impressive pre-season but was only fit for the bench.
It's less than an hour before Jack Ross will announce the Sunderland team looking to extend their unbeaten run. Let's see if I get the line up right for once...
With kick off against Gillingham getting ever closer, we take a quick look at a couple of players who we expect to have a big impact this evening.
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.