As Big As They Come – Win Much Needed When Eagles Land on Wearside & Poyet Must Make Tough Decisions

The cornerstone for the survival of any club in the Premier League, year on year, is the form that they show at home. Unless you’re a side on the cusp of the top six elite it’s likely that your away form is largely patchy, with wins and draws here and there but never really stringing together a consistent set of results. [More]

Congerton Capture is Proof of Club Mending Mistakes

The capture of Lee Congerton as Director of Football may well go in one ear and out the other for some. It is however an appointment made with due care and consideration, one which should delight SAFC fans as we look to put last summer’s (and the many that went before it) disastrous transfer window well and truly behind us. [More]

To Hull & Back

In many ways the defeat against Hull hurt more than the cup final last week. Whilst dreaming of victory, I expected Manchester City to win and after enjoying everything London had to offer I was desperate to go back. However, the same can't have been said for the players or management. [More]

Can We Risk Cattermole in Survival Bid?

This whole Jekyll and Hyde facade is getting tedious. Of course, he wasn’t the only reason for yesterday’s debacle (plenty of atrocious performances to accommodate his) but where is the line for Lee Cattermole? Must we continue to trust in the hope he mimics his brilliance against Southampton or in the cup final? Or do we realise that his errors have been directly culpable for losing too many vital games? [More]

Jozy Altidore - Time to Step Up or Step Out

After being dropped from the squad altogether for the Capital One Cup final it is well and truly make or break time for Jozy Altidore. How he reacts to the disappointment will define his SAFC and possibly even Premier League career. Our FA Cup quarter final tie against Hull City couldn’t be a better opportunity for him, should he get it. [More]