Player Ratings: Not Such a Happy New Year for These Players

Happy New Year, courtesy of Sunderland AFC. Cheers lads, really enjoyed that. Here is your chance to express just how much you enjoyed yet another capitulation away against a team we need to compete with in order to survive. Burnley were better than us, considerably, in every department. [More]

Player Ratings: the Performers & Culprits from Manchester United 3-1 Sunderland

Christmas cheer was predictably short-lived on Wearside with Sunderland suffering defeat on Boxing Day. A solid performance was soured by daft mistakes and Manchester United are not the kind of team to let you get away with that. Here is your chance to pinpoint the culprits and those who put in a decent shift. [More]

Player Ratings: Only One Man of the Match from Sunderland 0-1 Chelsea

It was another strong home performance, though this time without the desired result. Despite playing many defensive players, Sunderland created some golden opportunities - particularly in the second half - as Chelsea failed to kill the game off. It wasn't enough in the end, but how do you think the players faired? Obviously there is only one man of the match! [More]

Player Ratings: Some Awful Performances Need Assessing

A hearty apology from me to start with, I am terribly late with this. Work do and all that rough morning/early afternoon Sunday craic that age makes all the more difficult. Anyway, I am sure you will all be excited by the opportunity to rate the players from yesterday's fantastic performance as we rolled over to then bottom of the league Swansea. Quite fittingly, we are now bottom...again... [More]

Player Ratings: Plenty of Candidates for Man of the Match After Fantastic Team Performance

An unprecedented third win from four has suddenly shot Sunderland from relegation certainties up to genuine survival candidates. With a huge away trip to the new occupants of our rock bottom position, Swansea, on the horizon - we have a great opportunity to get out of the bottom three. Who played best today? [More]