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]

Player Ratings: Were Resilient Sunderland Unlucky at Anfield?

Sunderland's brief winning run crashed down against Liverpool today, with Divock Origi and a late James Milner penalty sending the hosts to the top of the Premier League table. Our resistance was finally undone in the 75th minute at Anfield, but how well do you think we really played? Have your say and rate the players below. [More]