Opinion

Can Gooch clamber back up USMNT depth chart?

by GMac88 Friday, 19 November 2021 04:24 PM

International breaks are, for a select few, all about sitting by the phone and waiting for a call that confirms a nod has been given and that it is time to pack your bags. Lynden Gooch could be forgiven for having changed his number and stuffed his suitcase into the back of a wardrobe.


It will be a while until Sunderland's next league fixture thanks to the International window

by GMac88 Sunday, 07 November 2021 08:55 PM

Cast aside FA Cup woes, the league is still in play for Sunderland despite dreadful recent form. However, the postponement of our game against Lincoln originally scheduled for next Saturday means we have a bit of time to wait.


Sunderland continue dreadful form and Lee Johnson is questioned just like last season

by GMac88 Friday, 05 November 2021 07:13 PM

We're a few days off 11 months with Lee Johnson as Sunderland manager, whose mantra to move the Lads up a division quickly has taken heavy blows already.


2 Good & 1 Bad - New trio show positive signs though inexperience at the back costly

by Michael Monday, 22 March 2021 02:39 PM

On Saturday afternoon, Sunderland and Lincoln competed in a 1-1 draw that proves why both sides sit so close to each other in the league table.


2 Good & 1 Bad - Rebirth of defender and inconsistencies from a different area of the pitch

by Michael Thursday, 18 March 2021 04:24 PM

On Tuesday evening, the Black Cats continued their recent habit of winning with a 2-0 victory over Accrington Stanley at the Wham Stadium. Two second half goals saw off Stanley as Ross Stewart came off the bench to score on a dream debut and Charlie Wyke headed in from a corner to round off the win.


2 Good & 1 Bad - the key component of Johnson's Sunderland shone in Portsmouth win

by Michael Wednesday, 10 March 2021 04:23 PM

Charlie Wyke opened the scoring in the 13th minute wriggling free of Pompey defender Sean Raggett to head goalward from a corner. Jordan Jones cemented the Sunderland victory in the 58th minute, taking advantage of another Raggett error. He then expertly chipped ‘keeper MacGillivray in a game the Lads controlled.


2 Good & 1 Bad - Johnson adapting as unorthodox midfielder continues to progress

by Michael Monday, 08 March 2021 09:28 AM

Yesterday afternoon Sunderland were victorious over bottom side Rochdale. Dion Sanderson opened the scoring climbing highest at the back post from Aiden McGeady’s freekick. Charlie Wyke notched his 13th goal in 13 games with a thumping header from a Jordan Jones cross in the 35th minute. Here are the 2 Good and 1 Bad from the game.


2 Good & 1 Bad - More injuries but now is the opportunity for key midfielder

by Michael Thursday, 04 March 2021 01:18 PM

On Tuesday night, the Black Cats edged past a spirited Swindon Town side in a 1-0 victory. Charlie Wyke’s header on the end of a pinpoint delivery from Chris Maguire was enough for Sunderland who move into 4th in the League 1 table. Here are the 2 Good and 1 Bad for the game.


1 Good & 2 Bad - Baffling decision and absence of key player big concerns in wake of Crewe draw

by Michael Sunday, 28 February 2021 11:24 AM

On Saturday Sunderland looked certain to slip to a dismal 2-0 defeat to an inspired Crewe side, who put themselves in front in the first half with both goals coming from Mikael Mandron assists.


2 Good & 1 Bad - Another curse broken as Sunderland display asset that is envy of the division

by Michael Wednesday, 24 February 2021 04:32 PM

Yesterday evening Sunderland secured three points in an uneventful game at the Stadium of Light against an underachieving Fleetwood Town side.