Sunderland Stats: The Season Finale, Chelsea & Defender Goals

We've done it! Another season of Premier League football is secured meaning we can go into this game against Champions Chelsea relaxed instead of feeling sick to the stomach. An added bonus is the teams left in the relegation battle is local rivals Newcastle and Steve Bruce's Hull Tigers. Our opponents for the season finale lost their most recent game against West Brom but had only previously only lost two league games this season. They have also only failed to score twice this season, one of which was the reverse fixture at the Stadium of Light. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Arsenal Facts & 2014-15 Could Be A Positive Record Breaking Season

Sunderland come into this game needing just one more point to secure safety and another year in the Premier League. Opponents Arsenal need three points to secure a place in the Champions League Group Stage with Manchester United currently two points behind with one game remaining. Sunderland have played Arsenal 27 times in the Premier League, winning only 3 and none of them away from home. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Everton Six Minutes of Hell, Penalties & Premier Centurions

After last weeks vital win against Southampton, Sunderland will be heading into this game full of confidence in picking up another much needed three points. Opponents Everton failed to do Sunderland a favour against Aston Villa last week, although they had been on a great run of form previous to that game. Sunderland have played Everton 178 times in the clubs history and only played against Aston Villa more often. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Record-Equalling Stoke & League Doubles

After a weeks break due to Arsenal's FA Cup commitments, Sunderland will be looking to avenge the pathetic 4-1 defeat at home to Crystal Palace at the first attempt as we continue to slip closer to the relegation zone with games running out. Opponents Stoke won their most recent game and find themselves in 9th position in the league. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Derby Hangover & the Lone Ranger

Sunderland come into this game against Alan Pardew's Crystal Palace on the back of a much needed three points against local rivals Newcastle thanks to Jermain Defoe's wonder strike. Opponents Palace have been in Champions League form since the arrival of Pardew in January and have won their last 4 of their last 5 games including a victory over reigning champions, Manchester City. [More]