Three Tactics: How SAFC Can Beat Liverpool

Unfortunately for me, simply answering ‘we can’t’ doesn’t make a good article when considering how SAFC can beat Liverpool tomorrow. As the dark clouds of inevitability approach Wearside’s horizon, games are fast running out and the goals tank seems all but empty. So how on earth are we going to outscore the league's top scorers on their own turf? [More]

Should Sunderland Sell Fletcher?

It always irks me when managers start flapping their gums about signing players from other teams. Neil Lennon doing just that about Steven Fletcher, even going to the extent of throwing out some valuations. Ironically, he goes on to say it is purely speculation and that there has been no contact between the clubs. Anyway, so here we are talking once more about strikers – but would cashing in on Fletcher be a wise decision? [More]

Interview: Swansea Viewpoint

Gus Poyet is to take first bow as Sunderland boss at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. We have enjoyed reasonable success against the Swans since their arrival in the Premier League, unbeaten in four games. We caught up with Jules from Swansea City’s best fansite SwansFC (@swansfc) to ask him about our current plight, Poyet, the Europa League and of course this weekend’s match. [More]

Preview: Sunderland Vs Arsenal

Home games don't come much tougher than against Arsenal and their visit to the Stadium of Light could hardly come at a worse time. Only one point has come from Sunderland's opening three fixtures, all against teams that are expected to be nearer the bottom than the top. The team is in a current state of disarray with so many new signings... [More]
Player Ratings

Player Ratings: Can Another Slow Start Be Forgiven?

Somehow, for only the fourth time this season, Sunderland came back from a goal down to salvage a point, this time against relegation rivals Hull City. The miserable start was the opposite to what was needed, from players and manager alike, but substitutions proved to be key moments in this one. But can another slow start be forgiven? Have your say and rate the players below. [More]

Player Ratings: Was There Anything to Shout About Against Manchester United?

They always say these games are not the ones that will keep us up, though we proved that is a load of tosh last season. Unfortunately, after a purposeful first 20 minutes or so, Manchester United found it far too easy to keep the ball away from us and eventually probed their way to a 2-0 win. Here is your chance to vote the players' performances. [More]