Sunderland Stats: How Does Poyet's 50 Compare With Other SAFC Managers?

Gus Poyet recently reached 50 league games in charge of Sunderland. He took over in October 2013 with the club on just 1 point from the first 8 games of the season. Poyet then steadied the ship and pulled of the Great Escape to keep SAFC in the Premier League. His second season at the club has started solid but unspectacular. How does Poyet’s first 50 league games in charge compare to Sunderland’s previous managers in the Premier League? [More]

Sunderland Stats: Not All Plain Sailing Against Lower League Opposition

Sunderland come into this game on the back of a spirited 3-2 defeat away to Manchester City, hoping to progress to the next round of the FA Cup with a win against lower league opposition, Leeds United. Leeds have struggled so far this season, but will certainly be no pushovers. This will be the first meeting in the FA Cup between the two sides since a certain Cup Final back in 1973. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Dirty Sheets Certain Against Manchester City

Sunderland come into the game against the reigning Premier League Champions on the back of a 0-0 draw against ten man Aston Villa whereas Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 11 games, winning 9 of them! Sunderland don’t have a good record when travelling to play Manchester City and really struggle to keep a clean sheet. [More]

Sunderland Stats: How Does the Halfway Stage Compare with Recent Years?

Sunderland come into the game on the back of a disappointing defeat against bogey side Hull which dampened the Sunderland fans high spirits from Adam Johnson’s winner in the Derby the previous game. This game will see Aston Villa become Sunderland’s most common opponents in the clubs 135 year history. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Manchester City Clash Could Equal Premier League Record

Sunderland come into the game after extending their unbeaten run to four matches with a very impressive performance against league leaders Chelsea. Manchester City will likely prove to be another difficult test, although in recent games between the two sides on Wearside there seems to be one recurring scoreline. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Costa On Course to Surpass Super Kev As Chelsea On the Brink of New Record

Sunderland come into the game on a three match unbeaten run after last week’s 0-0 draw away to Leicester. Opponents Chelsea sit on top of the league and are yet to lose a game in all competitions, but as last season showed us, records are there to be broken. [More]