PVA to Crystal Palace, Oviedo from Everton - Replacement an Up or Downgrade?

Sunderland have survived many Premier League seasons with distinctly average full backs. For long periods we have resorted to shoehorning natural midfielders, usually unsuccessfully, in these positions; Kieran Richardson, Jack Colback and Craig Gardner for example. With the exception of Danny Rose and Marcos Alonso's loan spells, we have managed to maintain our Premier League status without ever being flashy at full back. [More]

How Sunderland's Debt & Despair Remains Garnished by Unwarranted Passion

"Oh why was I born there!" is a phrase my father frequents every year when he believes all hope is lost for Sunderland A.F.C. I imagine many supporters have had the thought. Yet, we consistently turn up in droves to the Stadium of Light and passionately declare that the next season will be our time. So where is this devotion on the pitch? [More]

Sunderland's First January Signing Seems All but Confirmed & is Everything we Expected

Nothing screams we've got no money quite like signing a past-it centre back who was arguably the biggest part of Aston Villa's embarrassment during 2015/16 season. Lambasted for laziness and greediness, Mr Fans Favourite himself Joleon Lescott looks a dead cert to sign for Sunderland. [More]