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]

Number 12 is Josh Maja - Youngster joins short list, but who else is there?

Josh Maja cooly delivered the winning goal for Sunderland on Saturday (what a moment!) and in doing so became the 12th teenage player to score for the club since 2000. Time to test your knowledge and see if you can name the other 11. Scroll down and click PLAY to have a go. [More]

On the Grill - Vic Halom chats with Ethan and picks his Sunderland 11

Vic Halom signed for Sunderland in the early months of 1973, he would be a starter in the infamous 1973 FA Cup win for Sunderland against favourites Leeds United. The big centre forward's finish against Manchester City in the same cup run would also be voted as the greatest goal at Roker Park. Halom played his whole career on Wearside under Bob Stokoe as he left in 1976 to join Oldham Athletic. In his time for the Mackems, Vic hit 35 goals in 113 competitive games. [More]

INTERVIEW: Gordon Armstrong picks his Sunderland 11 & talks about his time on Wearside

Gordon Armstrong signed for Sunderland in 1985 from the youth team after an apprenticeship. The Newcastle born Sunderland fan would go on to make over 300 appearances and score 50 goals over his 11 year career at Roker Park. I had the pleasure of speaking with him about his time on Wearside. [More]