Due to the current restrictions, a wave of red and white failed to ascend the shores of Plymouth for the longest away trip of the season and with recent results going the way that they have, some supporters may be glad of keeping their petrol money in pocket for more inspiring things like alcohol or chocolate.
The Lads seal a play-off spot with a win over Plymouth thanks to two late goals. We need this to mark a significant shift in form as we enter the post-season battle for the final promotion spot. It's Player Ratings & Comments!
Blackpool were next up at the Stadium of Light and it had only been a couple of weeks since our last matchup, a game in which we ended up losing 1-0 to an unfortunate deflection despite having a large majority of the positive play throughout.
No wins in seven featuring four defeats mean automatic promotion is now impossible for Sunderland, more worryingly a playoff spot is still not secured with two games left to play as the Lads lose to Blackpool for the second time in two weeks. It's Player Ratings & Comments!
The Tangerines travel up to Wearside to take on Sunderland in what is shaping up to be a pivotal clash which could impact both clubs end of season aspirations.
It’s been less than a month since we played Accrington Stanley and hasn’t a lot changed. We were crowned Pizza Cup champs the weekend before we played them for the first time this season and our promotion charge was in full force, nobody could see us losing and although the game itself was a frustrating one, it was never in doubt when we found the lead.
A six goal thriller at the Stadium of Light left a sour taste in the mouth as the Lads capitulated at the back again, in keeping with the capitulation of our challenge for automatic promotion.
Asamoah Gyan still splits opinion on Wearside. Was his 2011 exit a case of ‘what might have been’ or merely all about the money? We may be about to find out.
Just over a week ago this was viewed as potentially one of the most important Sunderland games in recent memory but unfortunately, we all know why it hadn’t turned out that way.
David Bellion's spell at Sunderland was short-lived before he landed a dream move to Manchester United. These days the Frenchman is something of a fashion ‘influencer’ and his recollections of the trends in the Stadium of Light dressing room are an interesting reveal.
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