Would Chris Coleman's Fulham or Coventry records keep Sunderland afloat?

So we’re in the infancy of Chris Coleman’s reign as Sunderland manager. In the short time he’s been at the club we’ve seen grounds for optimism – the more disciplined spells at Villa Park together with the joyous victory at the Pirelli and the clean sheet that went with it. But the Reading game provided a reminder (if we needed it) of the fragility of the team and the mammoth task that the manager faces. [More]

On the Grill - Vic Halom chats with Ethan and picks his Sunderland 11

Vic Halom signed for Sunderland in the early months of 1973, he would be a starter in the infamous 1973 FA Cup win for Sunderland against favourites Leeds United. The big centre forward's finish against Manchester City in the same cup run would also be voted as the greatest goal at Roker Park. Halom played his whole career on Wearside under Bob Stokoe as he left in 1976 to join Oldham Athletic. In his time for the Mackems, Vic hit 35 goals in 113 competitive games. [More]