SAFC, Cardiff, Fulham, West Brom, Norwich - Who Will Be Relegated?

Quite incredibly, in away games against Manchester City and Chelsea, we have swung the relegation pendulum to the extent that, despite still being bottom – our destiny is in our own hands. Win our remaining four fixtures and we’re safe. I find it tough to believe we can do that, so I think it’s an apt time to break down the relegation battle and see just how realistic it is for SAFC to survive. [More]

Why Poyet Comments Leave More Questions than Answers

The comments from Gus Poyet following yet another defeat, this time to Champions League chasing Everton, have sparked much debate amongst Sunderland fans. Unfortunately they seem to raise more questions than answers. Here are some of the key quotes analysed below. [More]

Problems at the Back

There has been a lot of talk these last few weeks regarding Sunderland’s defence, particularly the switch to five at the back, with three central defenders. This appears to be a formation Poyet intends to stick with for the remainder of the season in one last desperate attempt to clinch survival however, despite the uncertainty from the stands coupled with the teams failure to pick up a point since its introduction. But who are the best three to fill the role in central defence, and which of Sunderland’s five professional centre backs will still be here next year? [More]