• Fabio Borini celebrates during last season's Tyne-Wear derby. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Potts opinion: Sunderland sinking without a trace

    April 2, 2014 at 11:16 am

    After Sunderland’s 2-1 to defeat to West Ham earlier this week, the Black Cats have now gone 6 Premier League matches without a win, and SportsByte’s Michael Potts believes it’s time they started being more positive. Where to begin… It was another waste of a journey to the Stadium of […]

  • Gus Poyet couldn't hide his frustration as Sunderland failed to score against Palace. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Gus Poyet to keep fighting until the end

    April 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Gus Poyet has insisted his Sunderland side will not be giving up their fight to stay in the Premier League despite last nights defeat at home to West Ham. Goals from Andy Carroll and Mohamed Diame put Sam Allardyce’s team in firm control in what was a must win game […]

  • West Ham secured victory on their last visit to Wearside. Picture credit:  Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland draw a blank at home yet again

    April 1, 2014 at 11:14 am

    Sunderland remain four points adrift in the relegation zone after struggling to overhaul a physical West Ham side.  Andy Carroll opened the scoring for the visitors with a header nine minutes in. Then Mohamed Diame doubled the Hammers lead early in the second half . Adam Johnson clawed one back […]