Defensive problems for Sunderland are not about to let up just yet - although there are promising murmurs that Denver Hume will be fit to play this evening.
Another clean sheet and another blank in front of goal for Sunderland's strikers meant the visit to the Valley ended in a draw. The game was a meh affair sprinkled with a couple of interesting incidents.
We're only two games into the season and with four points on the board, things are looking great. And, just one goal conceded along the way, Sunderland seem to have a defence they can rely on to keep games close and to ensure the opportunity to win is always there.
Although the 2019-20 season ended in disappointment for Sunderland fans, many supporters are feeling optimistic about the Black Cats' chances of returning to the Championship next May.
At this moment in time Sunderland A.F.C and many fans seem to be at odds over season tickets.
The appointment of Jim Rodwell as CEO at Sunderland has been met, generally, with a canny whack of scepticism.
You may have seen recently that We Are Wearside have started The Wearside Podcast.
Our fearless leader has managed to turn things around in the few months he's survived in the Stadium of Light hot seat.
A dismal Sunderland career looks certain to end in failure...
Sunderland are back on the road again after successive sublime performances at the Stadium of Light.