Fixtures piling up - at least TWO risky changes expected for Sunderland - we must win today (duh)

by GMac88 Sunday, 01 April 2018 10:42 PM

You don't change a winning side. But it looks like we are about to.

Stand up pasties puzzling as Sunderland avoid self-destruct button

by Ethan_Thoburn Sunday, 01 April 2018 09:29 PM

Sunderland travelled to the East Midlands to take on Derby County in Sky Sports' Good Friday late kick off.

Would another consortium really be the way to go for Sunderland?

by GMac88 Sunday, 01 April 2018 09:10 PM

ALRIGHT...alright! You got us. Li Tie is not going to be Sunderland Emperor, Sunderland doesn't have an airport, no Chinese consortium is taking over (that we're aware of) and, yes, John O'Shea doesn't speak Mandarin. However...

Former Everton midfielder Li Tie flies in as Sunderland takeover talks reach imminent conclusion with Chinese consortium

by GMac88 Sunday, 01 April 2018 10:44 AM

Earlier this morning WAW exclusively revealed via social media that the club's take over saga is near completion. More details below on this morning's explosive news.

Sunderland could have done without this (and I'm not on about Darron Gibson)

by GMac88 Saturday, 31 March 2018 07:33 PM

Birmingham's untimely back-to-back wins have made Sunderland's victory all the more important. Had we lost, we'd be eight points adrift and effectively relegated.

Fletcher was class! Coleman can't change formation now as Yann M'Vila proves he's a massive Lads fan

by GMac88 Saturday, 31 March 2018 09:02 AM

Vroom. Ping. Ahh. Tick tock. Wallop. Oof. Awooga. Awooga. Awooga. What am I on about? Nee idea. Just like I have nee idea how last night happened.

Sunderland ready to make FOUR changes and switch formation change against Derby?

by GMac88 Friday, 30 March 2018 12:51 PM

Yet another suspension and an untimely injury for Joel Asoro means we're guaranteed to see at least two changes from the side that surrendered so typically to Preston.

£325,000 to Watford for Kevin Phillips; the best money SAFC ever spent

by GMac88 Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:50 AM

Towards the end of February 1997, Sunderland were among a cluster of teams fighting to pull themselves clear of the Premier League’s relegation zone. Two divisions below, a striker in his early 20s called Kevin Phillips had just returned to action for Watford following a year out injured.

Short, Bain, Rodwell, those terrible thin pinstripes & that backwards PR strategy will ALL be gone

by Gerard_Watson Monday, 19 March 2018 07:44 PM

Another week goes by and another defeat. The sad thing is, I wrote that opening line in my head even before a ball was kicked against Preston on Saturday – such is the predictability of it all.

Stat time: is Chris Coleman the worst Sunderland manager? (clue: the answer is no)

by David_Barwise Sunday, 18 March 2018 07:57 PM

At 20 league games, we compare Chris Coleman’s start as boss to previous Sunderland managers.