Opinion

  • Sunderland's Wes Brown holds his head in his hands after scoring an own goal to give Everton the lead. Picture credit: Scott Heppell/AP/Press Association Images

    Sunderland unfortunate against Everton

    April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Sunderland remain bottom of the Premier League after a Wes Brown own goal gifted Everton their seventh straight win. The Black Cats can take a lot of heart from their performance, however, with 15 minutes remaining Gerard Deulofeu’s cross flicked off Brown and into the net. Prior to that, Fabio […]

     
  • Tottenham's Christian Erikson scored one and got two assists against Sunderland. Picture credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland thrashed by superb Tottenham

    April 8, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Sunderland have lost their last four successive games after being thrashed by Tottenham Hotspurs last night at White Hart Lane. Lee Cattermole, however, put the visitors one up when he pounced on a defensive error in the 17th minute. But Emmanuel Adebayor soon levelled the score tapping in a Christian […]

     
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    Sunderland head to Spurs desperate for points

    April 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland travel to Tottenham on Monday night with Gus Poyet’s team desperate for points in their fight against relegation. The Black Cats  sit rock bottom of the Premier League after the weekend results and are seven points adrift of safety. Sunderland have three games in hand over their relegation rivals […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]