Sunderland have seven players who's contracts expire at the end of the season.
Following Chris Maguire's superb rocket against Southend on Saturday, I decided to take a look at our best goals so far this season.
Sunderland recorded successive clean sheets for the first time in ten months on October 23rd with a hard-fought 1-0 success over Doncaster at the Keepmoat Stadium.
After taking six points from six in our past two games, it is time to kick on and start making our mark in this league. I take a look at the next five fixtures and what we should be hoping to get out of them.
It took just two minutes for Benji Kimpioka to open his account for the Black Cats against Carlisle United.
After our unbeaten start to the season came to an end last week after a number of poor performances, Sunderland will be looking to pick up their first win in four games on Saturday. If we are to improve on the last few weeks then we will have to assess these four points.
The chase for promotion may not be as painful as the battle against relegation, but it's still brutal!
It's been a whirlwind few months for Jordan Henderson.
The Lads are beginning to develop a bit of a habit for making life as hard as possible for themselves.
Yesterday it was revealed that Lynden Gooch and Jack Ross had been nominated for the Sky Bet League One player and manager of the month - but it's Josh Maja for the PFA Fans Award.