Two Debutant Starts on the Cards for Manchester City's Visit to the Stadium of Light

Perhaps points in matches against Manchester City would usually be considered a bonus, but given how imperative it is we do not lose ground on 17th spot during our tough run of fixtures, we cannot think that way today. Any points earned could mean we gain ground on those above us with all of our rivals facing tough fixtures of their own. Allardyce line ups are notoriously difficult to predict and that is made even more evident with the new arrivals. [More]

Update: Four Linked to Join & Four Linked to Leave as SAFC are set for Busy Transfer Deadline Day

Sunderland have been one of the busier teams in the January transfer window. The arrivals of Jan Kirchhoff, Lamine Kone and Wahbi Khazri bolster a flimsy squad whilst freeing up wages with various departures allowed these signatures to happen and stand us in better stead for our strive for survival. Despite a successful window so far, especially in what is widely regarded as a very difficult time of year to get deals done, Sunderland are not quite done yet. [More]

Kone in as Seb Gets His Coates

At this point in his tenure, Sam Allardyce is under no illusions as to where Sunderland’s problems lie. While striker talk may get pulses racing, it’s Sunderland’s leaky defence where Big Sam is focusing the bulk of his attention, and he finally got his man at the third time of asking last night. [More]

Sunderland Just Don't Do Premier League Football Well

We covered our general thoughts on David Moyes as Sunderland manager heavily this weekend, Brexit football comments aside. Just 19 points on the board and seven points from safety leads us to the fair assumption that we will be playing our football in the Championship next season. Our odds on survival on football at 10bet continue to increase meaning the bookies too agree that relegation is probable. [More]

Burnley Review. Is this Relegation Confirmed?

Burnley have one of the worst away records in Premier League history, before their trip to Wearside they'd only picked up 1 point on the road. They have also only scored 8 goals away from home all season, Sunderland have only scored one in their last 7 games. There was only going to be one result. [More]