Player Ratings: Another defeat snatched from the jaws of actual points

Can't really think of many more ways to describe how awful Sunderland are without repeating myself. Simon Grayson reckons that we're not too good to go down. Sunderland. Not too good to play in League One. How did it come to this? Time to rate the players, scroll down a little to do so. [More]

Player Ratings: Home discomfort means Hull draw far from ideal - who was at fault?

With the start we have made to the Championship season, dropping another two points is far from welcome. Away points are always welcome and, on paper, today's draw with Hull was a good point. However, considering our home discomfort, David Meyler's goal - assisted by another ex Black Cat Frazier Campbell - hurts. Time to rate the players! [More]

Player Ratings: Just another day at the Stadium of Light

How to describe today? Disastrous? Disgraceful? Discontent? Humiliating? I'm sure you chose better words and phrases discussing today's 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United with you family and/or mates. In reality, it was just another day at the Stadium of Light. I really don't want to, but tradition is tradition and its time to rate the players. [More]