Will Niggles Keep Key Players out of Sunderland's Squad for West Brom Visit?

Sam Allardyce has reported no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday’s must win home game against West Brom. That said, a few players are reportedly not quite ‘fresh’ and may be carrying a niggle or two. There are no excuses though, we’ve had 2 weeks to prepare for this and Big Sam can pick from as near a full squad as he is ever likely to get. [More]

Sunderland Wildcard Returns: How to Beat the Baggies

If you were looking to sell a club do you think potential buyers would be attracted to a Tony Pulis footballing brand? That is the question facing West Bromwich Albion owner Jeremy Peace this summer. There are rumours he’s already sewn up a deal to sell up, but whatever the case, it may be improbable that Peace and Pulis will both be at the club come next season. [More]

How Sunderland can Solve a Problem like Fabio Borini

Continuing my new pastime of extending birthday wishes to SAFC Players - Happy Birthday Fabio Borini, 25 today. This campaign has been an uninspiring one for Borini. We’re beginning to wonder what should be done with him. From promising striker to bit part player as a defensive winger - how do you solve a problem like Borini? [More]

Some Nostalgic Highlights from Sunderland at Easter: Lessons from History?

No Premier League games this Easter-‘International Friendly’-weekend and just a smattering of football league matches has us pondering those long put off DIY jobs or, should we blessed with a dry day, a venture into the garden. If you're hankering for a slice of Sunderland in the mean time we relive some Easter highlights from our colourful history and ponder what lessons we should have learned. [More]