Articles by: SportsByte
 

  • Sunderland's Yann M'Vila (left) celebrates their second goal of the game scored by team-mate Billy Jones (not in picture) during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    The best Sunderland XI I’ve seen in my time as a supporter

    July 18, 2019 at 2:28 pm

    I’ve only really been a football supporter since about 2013 which as a Sunderland fan was the start off several poor years for the club resulting in the club now being in League one for the second year in row. However, the club has had some brilliant players over those […]

     
  • Sunderland's Wahbi Khazri scores his side's first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    My Top 5 favourite Sunderland games ever

    July 17, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    As a Sunderland season ticket holder at the Stadium of Light since the 2013/14 season I’ve seen some great games throughout the years, I’ve narrowed the best games I’ve seen to the top five. 5) Manchester City 3-1 Sunderland, Capital One Cup final, 2nd March 2014: This was my first […]

     
  • Sunderland's Bryan Oviedo celebrates victory after the Sky Bet League One Play-off, Semi Final, Second Leg match at Fratton Park, Portsmouth.

    Sunderland XI ahead of the 2019-20 season

    July 16, 2019 at 12:35 pm

      Goalkeeper: Jon McLaughlin – The easiest choice in the list as of the amount of points he won for us last season after coming in as a virtual unknown and poor opinions from other clubs, McLaughlin easily proved himself as a very capable goalkeeper and if his distribution was […]

     
  • Sunderland's Luke O'Nien celebrates after the final whistle during the Sky Bet League One Play-off, Semi Final, Second Leg match at Fratton Park, Portsmouth.

    Robson and O’Nien help secure Sunderland victory at Mariners Park

    July 16, 2019 at 10:56 am

      Sunderland opened their pre-season with a trip to Mariner’s Park to face South Shields with the game ending in a Sunderland victory thanks to goals from Ethan Robson and Luke O’Nien.   The game got off to a fast start with Sunderland having the first chance of the game. […]

     
  • Mens football : Team Sunderland 2nds 0 – 7 York St John 2nds

    Mens football : Team Sunderland 2nds 0 – 7 York St John 2nds

    October 5, 2018 at 11:02 am

    Team Sunderland 2nds opened the season with a 7-0 loss against York St John in their Clash of the Ministers match. Although the scoreline suggests that Sunderland were outplayed, there were signs of encouragement in the second half after a poor showing in the first half left them 4-0 down […]

     
  • Croatia's Luka Modric and France's Kylian Mbappe, right, pose with their individual awards at the end of the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    World Cup Team of the Tournament

    July 17, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    With the World Cup now over SportsByte looks at the players that had the biggest impact across the tournament and picks the team of the tournament. Goalkeeper – Jordan Pickford Jordan Pickford is one of the youngest keepers in this tournament. He has been praised for his fantastic kicking ability […]

     
  • Croatia's Luka Modric (centre) celebrates with team mates after the final whistle of the FIFA World Cup, Semi Final match at the Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow.

    Five reasons why Croatia performed so well in the World Cup

    July 17, 2018 at 12:41 pm

    With the World Cup now over we take a look at the secrets to runners-up, Croatia’s, success throughout the tournament. Confident team spirit From the offset of the World Cup, Croatia maintained a first-rate team spirit- with the intention to go far in the tournament. Out of the 23-man squad […]

     
  • Quiz: Test your knowledge with these Sunderland questions

    Quiz: Test your knowledge with these Sunderland questions

    April 26, 2018 at 11:31 am

    By James Main and Matthew Ellwood-Smith By Tom Simmonds and Edward Painter

     
  • Birmingham City's David Davis (left) scores his side's first goal of the game ahead of Sunderland's Jake Clarke-Salter

    Preview: Sunderland face promotion chasing Bristol City

    February 7, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    Sunderland face Bristol City this Saturday in a clash neither can afford to lose as they fight it out at opposite ends of the table.  With Sunderland’s current form of four losses and one win in the last five games, the team has some kinks it needs to iron out […]

     
  • Kazenga LuaLua, Brighton & Hove Albion.

    Sunderland’s January business analysed

    February 7, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    As the January transfer window closes here we will look back at the ins and outgoings of Sunderland and how they can play a part within the squad moving forward.   Most Sunderland fans would have agreed before the winter window opened, they were in need of some serious investment […]