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: Impressive Valley Parade and 5th Round Run to Continue?

Sunderland come into this FA Cup 5th Round Tie on the back of a shocking 2-0 defeat at home against travel sick Queens Park Rangers. Opponents Bradford beat MK Dons on Monday and have made a name for themselves in the cup competitions these past couple of years - The Giant Killers. Sunderland's recent record at Valley Parade is quite incredible with Sunderland scoring for fun in their last 5 visits. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Impressive Slain by Swans & QPR Preview

Sunderland come in to this game unbeaten in four after Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Swansea City. Opponents Queens Park Rangers lost their most recent game 1-0 against Southampton. QPR’s away record has been awful this season – losing every away game in the Premier League and losing away to Burton Albion in the League Cup. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Ageless O'Shea & Perfect Penalties

Sunderland come into the game after winning two games in a row for the first time since April/May 2014 when we won four consecutive games during the Greatest Escape. Opponents Swansea won their last game away at Southampton after going 5 games without a win. Captain John O’Shea looks set to play again and continue his run towards a 30 year old club record. [More]

Sunderland Stats: How Do SAFC Fair In Shootouts & Replays?

Sunderland head into this FA Cup 4th Round Replay on the back of a home win against Burnley, with new signing Jermain Defoe scoring his first goal for the club. Fulham travelled to Blackburn at the weekend and ended up losing 2-1. If the game ends up as a draw, penalties will be needed to separate the two teams. Sunderland have a good record in penalty shootouts since the first one back in 1979 against Newcastle United. [More]

Sunderland Stats: Sublime Seb & 4th Round Ties

Sunderland head into this FA Cup 4th Round game on the back of a spirited 2-1 defeat at Tottenham. Opponents Fulham have improved recently after starting the season horrifically after relegation from the Premier League last season. This will be the first meeting between the two sides in the FA Cup since 1969. [More]