Player Ratings: Who Was to Blame for Shambles at the Back?

With a day of reflection, the defensive shambles which led us to conceding three goals in eight minutes (something we did not even manage away against Southampton on that fateful afternoon) just gets worse. The fact we looked dangerous going forward makes it all the more frustrating. Time for you to rate the players. [More]

Player Ratings: Who Stepped Up In Front Of Big Sam?

It was not the winning start we were hoping for, but at least Sam Allardyce has the chance to maintain the incredible record of our latest managers who have lost their first game and went on to do something a bit more memorable. For now, it's your turn to tell us what you thought about yesterday's performance. [More]

Player Ratings: Who Was the Most Improved?

Whilst it is disappointing, and a major set back given our position in the league, to drop a two goal lead - there is no doubt we witnessed a much improved Sunderland yesterday. In fact, some of the football we played in the first half would have impressed any football fan. Time to tell us who did the best. [More]

Player Ratings: Who To Blame This Time?

Another chance to get Sunderland's season up and running, and another defeat to a newly promoted team. Same old Sunderland. Fans were worried before the game kicked off at the news John O'Shea would miss the game through illness, and that worry was justified as Younes Kaboul and Sebastian Coates had another afternoon to forget. Now it's your turn to rate, and slate, the team. [More]