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]

The Premier League History Myth: Why Most Football Records Are Wrong

In the wake of last night's Merseyside derby, multiple sources are telling us that Gareth Barry is now second on the list of all-time Premier League appearance makers, with 610. He's just passed Frank Lampard (609), and has Ryan Giggs (632) ahead of him. The only problem with this factoid? It's not true. [More]