World Cup

Sunderland defender to make World Cup bow v Brazil, cheered on from the stands by his lovely wife

by Will_White Friday, 22 June 2018 06:17 AM

Bryan Oviedo is set for a recall to the Costa Rica side this afternoon. The Ticos take on Brazil after the Sunderland defender sat out their World Cup opener against Serbia.

Sunderland defender explains why he was dropped from Costa Rica's opening World Cup game

by Brandon_Rawlin Monday, 18 June 2018 03:06 PM

Bryan Oviedo's omission from Costa Rica's opening World Cup game was notable.

Kit connoisseurs of the world unite: SIX revelations from the hot dang World Cup displays so far

by Will_White Sunday, 17 June 2018 07:18 AM

Kit nerds are beside themselves at the variety of strips on display in the opening stages of the World Cup, but surely we've already seen the best.

World Cup keeper Pickford's praise for Kevin Ball, but has Sunderland legend a role in new regime?

by Will_White Sunday, 17 June 2018 07:11 AM

Ahead of his probable World Cup debut, Jordan Pickford has made special reference to the part Kevin Ball played in his development at Sunderland, but has the red-and-white legend a role in the new regime at the Stadium of Light?

Molly's Blog: World Cup Group Stages Russia set for Round of 16? My predictions!

by Molly_Burke Thursday, 14 June 2018 06:12 PM

With the World Cup having kicked off today with hosts Russia taking on Saudi Arabia, I took a look at the eight groups and made my predictions.

WORLD CUP PREDICTIONS: Expert predictions right here ladies and gents

by GMac88 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 02:18 PM

It's World Cup Eve and we're all pretty excited to think about football that doesn't involve Sunderland for a little bit.

FOURTEEN Sunderland players jet off to Russia (current and former)

by Sunderland_Stats Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:21 AM

It's almost World Cup time, and that means we need a quiz (obviously)!

Group A & the opening fixture - what to expect from World Cup 2018 for the host nation

by GMac88 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 10:20 AM

The opening fixture of any World Cup rarely fails to capture the magic of the planet's biggest sporting competition.