Ethan's Report: Another game, another disappointment

Simon Grayson’s side returned fresh after the international break with winger Aiden McGeady picking up a knock on Republic of Ireland duty, thus ruling him out of the Blades clash. New signings Marc Wilson and Jonny Williams made debuts while deadline day signing Callum McManaman would start on the bench. [More]

Player Ratings: Just another day at the Stadium of Light

How to describe today? Disastrous? Disgraceful? Discontent? Humiliating? I'm sure you chose better words and phrases discussing today's 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United with you family and/or mates. In reality, it was just another day at the Stadium of Light. I really don't want to, but tradition is tradition and its time to rate the players. [More]

Ethan's report: Chancers and chance wasters

Sunderland travelled to Barnsley with fond memories of Oakwell from the 2006/07 season when they took over 8000 fans to witness a 2-0 victory with late goals from Grant Leadbitter and David Connolly. However, the return to the home of Paul Heckingbottom's men wasn't a happy one. [More]