Sunderland Vs MK Dons: Match Analysis & Player Ratings

Having suffered at the hands of lower league teams in the past I'm sure nobody really expected our match against MK Dons to be open and shut, but not many of us would have predicted the way yesterday’s game panned out.We were not at the races for most of the game but thankfully we had enough quality... [More]

Southampton Vs Sunderland: Tactical Analysis & Player Ratings

Second game of season, second time to be outdone by a set piece, except this time, Sunderland did manage to score from a set piece. The team had looked set for their third straight win at St Mary’s thanks to Emanuele Giaccherini’s early headed (yes headed) goal from a Seb Larsson corner, until Jose Fonte grabbed a 88th minute equaliser from a free kick. [More]

Match Report: Southampton 1-1 Sunderland

Sunderland began their away campaign all the way down to the south coast against a Southampton side who haven’t got the better of the Black Cats for over a decade. This by no means made us the favourites, rather we were tipped by most to come away from St Mary’s with that familiar wooden spoon. [More]

Preview: Southampton Vs Sunderland

After a surprising loss on the opening day of the season last week Sunderland will look to bounce back against Southampton in their first away game of the season. The Black Cats will make the long journey south looking to bag their first points of the season after impressing against Fulham at the Stadium of Light, only narrowly losing by 1-0. [More]

Sunderland Vs Fulham: Tactical Analysis & Player Ratings

Saturday ladies and gentleman is what we are all about. Building up the optimism, new signings, money thrown about – a promise of change. Then, the whistle blows and we find ourselves ultimately disappointed once again. Do not let the shadow completely shroud your judgement, yesterday was the beginning of something which could turn out very exciting indeed. [More]

Match Report: Sunderland 0-1 Fulham

Sunderland pay heavy price for wasted chances Sunderland fell to a sucker punch from Fulham on the opening day of the season at the Stadium of Lights after dominating the first half but losing their way and confidence in the second. The team paid a heavy price for wasted chances when Pajtim Kasami headed home from a corner on 52 minutes for the only goal of the game to the dismay of the 43,905 crowd. [More]