Sunderland Stats: Is Advocaat's Record Really That Impressive & Poyet's Really That Bad? Find Out!

Another season, another sacking. This time its Gus Poyet's turn to be relieved of his duties by American billionaire tycoon, Ellis Short. Poyet leaves the club with just four wins all season and sitting just one point and place above the relegation zone. The man who has been given the task of dragging Sunderland over the line is the vastly experienced Dutchman, Dick Advocaat. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Club Record On the Line Against Aston Villa

Sunderland come into this relegation 'six-pointer' on the back of a 1-1 draw against bogey side Hull City and without a win in the last six games in all competitions. Opponents Aston Villa have had an incredible week, beating their local rivals twice, one of which was from a last minute penalty and the other to sent them to Wembley. Sunderland and Aston Villa are no strangers to each other having faced each other a club record 179 times with Villa winning 79 times – this could become a club record if Sunderland lose again. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Heated Fixture & Losing Streaks

Sunderland come into the game on the back of a 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford and without a win in the last 5 games - having not scored a goal in the last four. Opponents Hull have found a bit of form recently winning 2 of their last 3 games and will be hoping for another win against the side they have beaten in the last four meetings. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Vergini Breaks Record and Familiar Foes

Sunderland head into this huge game on the back of two horrendous performances against travel sick QPR and League One Bradford City. Opponents West Bromwich Albion have enjoyed a good run of form recently coinciding with the arrival of new manager Tony Pulis and record signing Brown Ideye finally proving his worth. Sunderland’s recent record against West Brom has been poor, winning just one of the last 10 meetings between the two clubs. [More]