Match Report & Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Sunderland

And you thought the Chelsea victory was dramatic! An extraordinary game, how close can it get? Winning in one of the worst penalty shoot-outs ever seen with so many ifs and buts throughout the tie. Yet no one could deny Sunderland deserved victory in a highly impressive display against Manchester United at Old Trafford, knocking out Premier League champions and best team in the past two decades to reach a Wembley final for the first time since 1992. And who cannot say there may be a repeat of 1973? [More]

Match Report & Analysis: Sunderland 2-2 Southampton

The early kick off would have been a great game for the neutrals, but it’s one which leaves both sets of fans frustrated. Saints fans watched as their team throw away a two goal advantage, whereas Sunderland will feel disappointed not to have completed the turnaround following their second half performance. In fairness, the draw was probably the right result. [More]

Opposition Analysis: Southampton

With Nicola Cortese's [former Southampton chairman] resignation and Mauricio Pochettiho's previous vocal allegiances to follow the Italian banker should he leave, any Sunderland fan could have been forgiven for suggestions it's a good time to play the Saints. As it turns out, Pochettino is going nowhere and it's probably safer to suggest the situation will have little - if any - effect on our opposition. [More]