On the Grill - "I suggested Chris for our last two appointments" - Rob Mason on Coleman and his Sunderland 11

Recently, I spoke to a club legend off the field: Rob Mason. Rob, as I’m sure you’re all aware, is the club historian and former editor of the official programme, junior black cats magazine and the Legion of Light. The latter two no longer exist after Rob, unwillingly, left the club at the end of last season. Not only that Rob is a decorated journalist and more recognised for his 30+ books, all of which are a great insight to the club and all are a great read. [More]

Away Days - Ethan on the two shades of McGeady & boozers in Nottingham

Sunderland travelled to Nottingham just days after a 3-0 hammering to Chris Wilder’s Blades on Boxing Day. Chris Coleman made several changes to the side including a return for Callum McManaman and a start for Josh Maja. Donald Love also returned to the starting 11, replacing left wing back Bryan Oviedo. Ty Browning started despite his foot being one and a half times its normal size. [More]