Martin Bain has made mistakes, but he's done more good for Sunderland than hiring Chris Coleman

Martin Bain is a man who has been under the spotlight more times than he'd like in his relatively short stint at the Stadium of Light. But for all the criticism and fan ire thrown his way, is it all COMPLETELY justified? Or are there things we've maybe unfairly overlooked where he has done right by the club? Is he as clueless as we think he is or does he get a rough deal? [More]

Then vs Now: Just how bad is it for Sunderland

Fortunately, an international break can temporarily take your mind off your own club. That is until a certain former manager happens to casually pick up another Premiership job, and in his first press conference appears to absolve himself from any responsibility of the plight that his previous employer finds itself. [More]

Steven Caldwell on "strange" relationship with Roy Keane & Sunderland's managerial vacancy

Recently, I caught up with former Sunderland and Scotland centre half Steven Caldwell. Caldwell signed for Sunderland in 2004 from derby rivals Newcastle United for Mick McCarthy and left three years later under Roy Keane to Burnley. The Scottish centre half signed a pre-contract agreement in the January to join local rivals Sunderland from Newcastle after receiving limited game time there. [More]