What needs to change at Sunderland

The phrase 'too big for the division' gets bandied about far too much these days but, in Sunderland's case, we are (or should be) a team which certainly belong in the top flight of English football, no matter which way you look at it. [More]

Injury troubles subsiding - how many changes can we expect tomorrow for Sunderland?

We took the international break as a perfect opportunity to ignore all things Sunderland for a little bit. It's a little tiring being so terrible. However, football returns and that break brings fresh, misdirected optimism for the visit of Queens Park Rangers tomorrow. [More]

Watmore's Absence has been a setback - now he's back with Grabban soon to follow

It's been a season of struggle so far for Sunderland in the Championship and injuries have played a huge part in the mounting problems on Wearside. Simon Grayson took charge in the summer and was tasked with turning things around, but so far it hasn't gone according to plan for the Yorkshireman. [More]

Maybe not just Watmore - will Lewis Grabban help ignite Sunderland's season?

Sunderland’s exit from the Premier League last season came as no surprise to those who follow the club. After years of flirting with the drop, the arrival of David Moyes instilled a negative atmosphere at the Stadium of Light that turned evermore bitter as the calamitous term unfolded. [More]

Would Sunderland survive with swaps for a few former players in the Championship?

Yesterday's embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ipswich saw yet another ex – Sunderland player net against his former club, this time it was the turn of academy graduate Martyn Waghorn who scored his fifth goal of the season. He became the third former player to score against us in the last four league games. With this infuriating statistic in mind I have taken a look at the best players we’ve let go in this division and see how they match up against our current squad. [More]