Maybe not just Watmore - will Lewis Grabban help ignite Sunderland's season?

Sunderland’s exit from the Premier League last season came as no surprise to those who follow the club. After years of flirting with the drop, the arrival of David Moyes instilled a negative atmosphere at the Stadium of Light that turned evermore bitter as the calamitous term unfolded. [More]

Steed isn't from France...can you name all 20 countries of birth for these Sunderland players?

Nothing much to enjoy ourselves with as far as football is concerned, so let's take a well earned detour from this season for another quiz. This week, we're looking for you to name the country of birth for the below 20 current or former Sunderland players. That's where they were born, not who they represented at national level. Five minutes - scroll down and click PLAY to have a bash! [More]

Would Sunderland survive with swaps for a few former players in the Championship?

Yesterday's embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ipswich saw yet another ex – Sunderland player net against his former club, this time it was the turn of academy graduate Martyn Waghorn who scored his fifth goal of the season. He became the third former player to score against us in the last four league games. With this infuriating statistic in mind I have taken a look at the best players we’ve let go in this division and see how they match up against our current squad. [More]