Sunderland have a two goal deficit to claw back at the Stadium of Light at the weekend should they want their season to continue. It's Player Ratings & Comments!
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!
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!
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.
Sunderland took the lead twice against leaders Hull but failed to kill off the game. The result becomes more frustrating as Peterborough lost at home to Gillingham - it's Player Ratings & Comments!
Sunderland's strive for automatic promotion effectively ends with a third defeat on the bounce against in-form Blackpool. It's Player Ratings & Comments!
This is a difficult one to write about. It’s been a couple of days since the game kicked off in Wigan and I’m still not over the disappointment I felt when the referee blew the final whistle; All of that effort, the monumental job that these players put in to give themselves the opportunity of automatic promotion from this league and they falter when it comes to the crunch.
Only Premier League title-marchers Manchester City have been more fancied by the bookies than Sunderland in the whole of English football.
Playoffs are looming once more for the Lads who have handed relegation threatened Wigan six points since Lee Johnson took charge, they are only five points off bottom. It's Player Ratings & Comments!
Sunderland's first defeat since the beginning of February came at the hands of Charlton who have done their best to, once again, scupper the Lads' promotion push. It's Player Ratings & Comments!